Sample Course List



The Davidson Academy's Reno school course offerings for high school credit include:

Language Arts

  • Advanced Rhetoric
  • American Literature
  • British Literature
  • Critical Theory
  • Intro to Literary Studies
  • Science Writing and Communications

Mathematics

  • Algebra II
  • Calc I, Calc II, Calc I/II, Calc III (semester-long), Calc III (year-long)
  • Geometry
  • High School Plane Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus

Science

  • Advanced Biology & Lab
  • Advanced Chemistry & Lab
  • Advanced Geosystems
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Physical Science

Social Studies

  • Asian Studies
  • Colonial US History & Government
  • History of the United States
  • Patterns in Modern History
  • Principles in American Government
  • Understanding the Post-9/11 World

Foreign Language

  • Chinese I
  • Chinese II
  • Chinese III
  • Chinese III/IV
  • Chinese V/VI
  • Japanese 1B
  • Spanish Fundamentals I/II
  • Intermediate Spanish I/II
  • Advanced Spanish I/II
  • Hispanophone Literature & History/Spanish Practicum

The Arts

  • Art
  • Art: Drawing and Painting
  • Choral Ensemble
  • Creative Writing
  • Improv
  • Introduction to Acting
  • Method Acting
  • Photography
  • Poetry: Writing and Workshop
  • Writers' Workshop

Physical Education

  • Fitness
  • Kung Fu
  • Rock Climbing
  • Yoga
  • Zumba

Miscellaneous/Electives

  • Animation
  • College Seminar
  • DECA
  • English Student Aide Workshop
  • Introduction to Graphic Art
  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Journalism Lab
  • Machine Learning/AI
  • Math Competition Preparation
  • Meaning of Life
  • Military History
  • Mindfulness
  • Peace Theory
  • Programming with Java
  • Programming with Python I and II
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Speech and Debate
  • Student Council
  • Thought Experimentation
  • Yearbook

University of Nevada, Reno, 2019-2020

Currently, students are taking one or more courses at the University of Nevada, Reno, or other institution in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) under our dual enrollment agreement. These courses include:

  • AM1445 American Sign Language
  • ARA211 Second Year Arabic I
  • ARA212 Second Year Arabic II
  • ARA305 Arabic Comp and Conv I
  • ART261 Survey of Art History II
  • ART405 Wallworks
  • BCH405 Molecular Biology
  • BIOL105 Intro to Neuroscience
  • BIOL223 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL223L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab
  • BIOL300 Principles of Genetics
  • BIOL330 Plant Biology
  • BIOL423 Adv Human Dissection I
  • BIOL471 Neurobiology of Mental Illness
  • BIOL483 Infection, Immunity, Evolution of Disease
  • CEE204 Natural and Engineering Environmental Systems
  • CHEM292 Selected Topics in Chemistry
  • CHEM341 Organic Chemistry for Scientists and Professionals I
  • CPE201 Digital Design Lecture and Lab
  • CRJ222 Criminal Law and Procedure
  • CRJ234 Intro Courts and US Legal System
  • CRJ311 Forensic Science
  • CRJ427 Struggle for Justice
  • CS135 Computer Science I Lecture and Lab
  • CS202 Computer Science II Lecture and Lab
  • CS365 Mathematics of Computer Science
  • CS446 Principles of Operating Systems
  • DAN235 Ballet (Intermediate)
  • ECON102 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON103 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON441 Intro to Econometrics
  • ENG298 Writing about Literature
  • ENG301 Understanding Arguments
  • ENG321 Expository Writing
  • ENG345 Lit of Ethnic Minorities in the US
  • ENG427A Women and Literature
  • ENG433A Shakespeare: Tragedies and Histories
  • ENG488 Ethics in Literature
  • ENG498A Internship in English
  • ENGR100 Introduction to Engineering Design Lecture and Lab
  • FREN111 First Year French I
  • FREN211 Second Year French I
  • FREN491 The 20th Century in French Literature
  • GER111 First Year German I
  • HIST211 History of East Asia I
  • HIST213 Asian Americans in US History
  • HIST293C Intro to African American History I
  • HIST430A Hereditary Dictatorships
  • HIST439B Inquisition in Europe and Latin American
  • HP 403 World Architecture
  • ITAL111 First Year Italian I
  • JOUR481 Race, Gender, & Media
  • JPN211 Second Year Japanese I
  • JPN307 Pronunciation and Kanji
  • MATH283 Calculus III
  • MATH285 Differential Equations
  • MATH295 Proof Writing for Math/Stat Majors
  • MATH302 Intro to Mathematical Reasoning
  • MATH310 Introduction to Analysis I
  • MATH330 Linear Algebra
  • MATH331 Groups, Rings, and Fields
  • MATH419 Topics in Analysis
  • MATH430 Linear Algebra II
  • MATH485 Graph Theory and Combinator
  • MATH486 Game Theory
  • MC351 Mechanical Design
  • MET101 Intro to Metallurgical Engineering I
  • MICR453 Immunology
  • MICR476 Cancer Immunology
  • MKT490 Marketing Independent Study
  • MUS431 Exploring World Music
  • MUSA113 Flute-Lower Division
  • MUSA129 Piano-Lower Division
  • MUSA173 Voice for Non Majors
  • MUSA329 Piano-Upper Division
  • PHIL207 Intro Soc/Political Philosophy
  • PHIL210 World Religions
  • PHIL457 Political Philososphy
  • PHYS151 General Physics and Lab
  • PHYS182 Physics for Scientists and Engineers III
  • PSC210 American Public Policy
  • PSC304 Legislative Process
  • PSY261 Intro to Social Psychology
  • PSY403 Physiological Psychology
  • PSY413 Measuring the Human Brain
  • SPAN112 First Year Spanish I
  • SPAN212 Second Year Spanish II
  • SPAN305 Spanish Composition I
  • SPAN309 Spanish Conversation
  • SPAN761 20th Century Spanish Literature
  • STAT352 Probability and Statistics Lecture and Discussion
  • STAT461 First Course in Probability
  • WMST250 Intro to Feminist Theory
  • WMST353 Identity Politics in US