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
  • Studies in American Literature

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
  • Math Competition Prep
  • Statistics

Science

  • Advanced Biology & Lab
  • Advanced Chemistry & Lab
  • Advanced Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Social Studies

  • History of the United States
  • Post-Colonial US History

Foreign Language

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

The Arts

  • Creative Writing
  • Expression of Creativity through Art
  • Improv
  • Method Acting Workshop
  • Performance Drama
  • Photography

Physical Education

  • Applied Martial Arts
  • Fitness
  • Independent Study PE
  • Kung Fu
  • Rock Climbing
  • Yoga Fundamentals, Mentorship or Practicum

Miscellaneous

  • Astronomy
  • Aviation
  • Chaos Theory
  • Chinese Literature in Translation
  • College Seminar
  • DECA
  • Documentary filmmaking
  • English Student Aide Workshop
  • Expression of Creativity through Art
  • Film & Society
  • Financial Literacy: Auditing 101
  • Intro to Robotics
  • Journalism Lab
  • Queen of Sciences?
  • Seizing Memes
  • Speech & Debate
  • Student Council
  • Superhero Films and Pop Culture
  • Vocal Arrangement & Performance
  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • World Affairs
  • Yearbook

University of Nevada, Reno, 2018-2019

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:

  • ACC201 Financial Accounting
  • ARA111 First Year Arabic I
  • ARA211 Second Year Arabic I
  • ART101 Drawing I
  • ART211 Ceramics I
  • ART251 Videography
  • ART260 Survey of Art History I
  • BCH405 Molecular Biology
  • BIOL300 Principles of Genetics
  • BIOL454 Genomic Conflict, Epigenetics, and Human Disease
  • CEE372 Mechanics of Solids Lecture and Discussion
  • CHEM121A General Chemistry I
  • CHEM121L General Chemistry I Laboratory
  • CHEM292 Selected Topics in Chemistry
  • CHEM341 Organic Chemistry for Scientists and Professionals I
  • CHS315 Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • CPE201 Digital Design Lecture and Lab
  • CS135 Computer Science I Lecture and Lab
  • CS202 Computer Science II Lecture and Lab
  • CS302 Data Structures
  • CS326 Programming Languages, Concepts, and Implementation
  • ECON102 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON103 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ENG205 Introduction to Creative Writing
  • ENGR100 Introduction to Engineering Design Lecture and Lab
  • FREN111 First Year French I
  • FREN211 Second Year French I
  • FREN221 France and Its Culture
  • FREN309 French Conversation
  • HIST200 The Past in the Present
  • HIST296 Nomads to Nations in Inner Eurasia
  • JOUR305 Media Ethics
  • JPN111 First Year Japanese I
  • JPN211 Second Year Japanese I
  • JPN305 Japanese Composition and Conversation I
  • MATH283 Calculus III
  • MATH285 Differential Equations
  • MATH295 Proof Writing for Math/Stat Majors
  • MATH310 Introduction to Analysis I
  • MATH311 Introduction to Analysis II
  • MATH330 Linear Algebra
  • MATH331 Groups, Rings, and Fields
  • MATH410 Complex Analysis
  • MATH420 Mathematical Modeling
  • MATH485 Graph Theory and Combinator
  • MATH486 Game Theory
  • MICR200 Professionalism in Microbiology
  • MSE250 Elements of Material Science
  • MUS416 Orchestration
  • MUSA129 Piano-Lower Division
  • MUSA165 Piano for Non-majors
  • PHIL434 Philosophy of Cognitive Science
  • PHYS182 Physics for Scientists and Engineers III
  • PHYS301 Mathematical Methods for Physics
  • PHYS351 Classical Mechanics
  • PHYS422 Applications of Quantum Mechanics
  • PSC231 Introduction to International Relations
  • PSC401M Intergovernmental Relations
  • PSC403C Environmental Policy
  • PSY441 Abnormal Psychology
  • STAT352 Probability and Statistics Lecture and Discussion
  • STAT461 A First Course in Probability
  • VM100 Veterinary Medicine