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
  • Foundations in Analysis
  • 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
  • Music Theory
  • 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
  • Life Skills
  • 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:

  • ARA211 Second Year Arabic I
  • ARA305 Arabic Comp and Conv I
  • ART261 Survey of Art History II
  • BCH405 Molecular Biology
  • BIOL105 Intro to Neuroscience
  • BIOL223 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL223L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab
  • BIOL300 Principles of Genetics
  • BIOL471 Neurobiology of Mental Illness
  • 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
  • CRJ311 Forensic Science
  • CS135 Computer Science I Lecture and Lab
  • CS202 Computer Science II Lecture and Lab
  • ECON102 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON103 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON441 Intro to Econometrics
  • ENG301 Understanding Arguments
  • ENG427A Women and Literature
  • ENG433A Shakespeare: Tragedies and Histories
  • ENG488 Ethics in Literature
  • ENGR100 Introduction to Engineering Design Lecture and Lab
  • ENV101 Introduction to Environmental Science
  • FREN111 First Year French I
  • FREN211 Second Year French I
  • GER111 First Year German I
  • HIST211 History of East Asia I
  • ITAL111 First Year Italian I
  • JPN211 Second Year Japanese I
  • JPN307 Pronunciation and Kanji
  • MATH283 Calculus III
  • MATH285 Differential Equations
  • MATH295 Proof Writing for Math/Stat Majors
  • MATH310 Introduction to Analysis I
  • MATH330 Linear Algebra
  • MATH331 Groups, Rings, and Fields
  • MATH419 Topics in Analysis
  • MATH430 Linear Algebra II
  • MATH439 Topics in Algebra
  • MATH485 Graph Theory and Combinator
  • MATH486 Game Theory
  • MICR453 Immunology
  • MUS211 Sightsinging and Dictation
  • MUSA129 Piano-Lower Division
  • MUSA141 Viola-Lower Division
  • MUSA173 Voice for Non Majors
  • MUSA329 Piano-Upper Division
  • PHIL207 Intro Soc/Political Philosophy
  • PHIL210 World Religions
  • PHYS151 General Physics and Lab
  • PHYS182 Physics for Scientists and Engineers III
  • PSC207C Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy
  • PSC210 American Public Policy
  • PSC304 Legislative Process
  • PSY101 General Psychology
  • PSY240 Introduction to Research Methods
  • 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