Course Catalog

Course Catalog

Edmentum offers a broad range of rigorous and engaging courses paired with virtual instruction. Explore your options below.

Post Secondary Developmental Education Library
Math

Courses

Algebra 1 A/B

This course advances the ability of students to think algebraically, taking them from middle school work with variables and linear equations to the exploration of non-linear function types and more advanced calculations with variable expressions. Students will work with expressions, equations, inequalities, and functions. The course places considerable emphasis on identifying key features of functions in various forms, such as graphs, tables, and equations. It also fosters an understanding of functions as relationships that help people in many walks of life calculate and plan. The course brings these concepts to students in many forms, including interactive graphing, videos of solving problems, and many practice items.

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Algebra 2 A/B

This course advances students’ ability to think algebraically, taking their earlier work with linear, exponential, and quadratic equations and expanding on it with polynomials and more advanced equation types. Students will work with rational, radical, logarithmic, inverse, and piecewise functions. They will also extend their studies to include systems of equations and inequalities, trigonometry, complex numbers, and statistics. The course emphasizes using these algebraic concepts to solve problems and help people in many walks of life. The course employs many tools to teach students these concepts, including interactive graphing, videos that walk through problems, and many practice items.

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Consumer Mathematics

This course explains how four basic mathematical operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division – can be used to solve real-life problems. It addresses practical applications for math, such as wages, taxes, money management, and interest and credit. Projects for the Real World activities are included that promote cross-curricular learning and higher-order thinking and problem-solving skills.

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Geometry A/B

A comprehensive examination of geometric concepts, each lesson provides thorough explanations and builds on prior lessons. Step-by-step instruction and multiple opportunities for self-check practice develop skills and confidence in students as they progress through the course. The course features animations, which allow students to manipulate angles or create shapes, such as triangles, engage students in learning and enhance mastery. Labs extend comprehension by giving students hand-on experiences.

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Integrated Math 1 A/B

These two semester-long courses are designed to enable all students at the high-school level to develop a deep understanding of the math objectives covered and leave them ready for their next steps in mathematics. The courses are built to the Common Core State Standards. The three units in Semester A advance students through the study of single-variable expressions to systems of equations, while Semester B covers functions, advanced functions, and concludes with a practical look at the uses of geometry and trigonometry.

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Integrated Math 2 A/B

Building on the concepts covered in Integrated Math 1, these courses are based on proven pedagogical principles and employ sound course design to effectively help students master rules of exponents and polynomials, advanced single-variable quadratic equations, independent and conditional probability, and more. Online and offline activities combine to create an engaging learning experience that prepares high school learners for their next step in their studies of mathematics.

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Integrated Math 3 A/B

Beginning with the simplification of rational and polynomial expressions, Semester A takes students through the next steps in mastering the principles of integrated math. These two semester-long courses focus on meeting Common Core objectives with engaging and interactive content. Semester B begins with the derivation of the trigonometric formula for the area of a triangle, and proceeds through the use of functions and on developing the critical thinking skills necessary to make logical and meaningful inferences from data.

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Math 6 A/B

This semester-long middle school course will provide students with a deep understanding and mastery of the objectives that will prepare them for algebra. It is aligned to Common Core State Standards, and is based on best practices in the teaching of mathematics and the disciplines of STEM learning. Students will develop 21st century skills as they master ratios and proportional relationships; the number system; and number visualization. The course is highly engaging while being easy for teachers to customize and manage.

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Math 7 A/B

Math 7 builds on material learned in earlier grades, including fractions, decimals, and percentages and introduces students to concepts they will continue to use throughout their study of mathematics. Among these are surface area, volume, and probability. Real-world applications facilitate understanding, and students are provided multiple opportunities to master these skills through practice problems within lessons, homework drills, and graded assignments.

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Math 8 A/B

This course is designed to enable all students at the middle school level to develop a deep understanding of math objectives and leaves students ready for algebra. The first semester covers objectives in transformations, linear equations, systems of equations, and functions. The second semester focuses on scientific notation, roots, the Pythagorean Theorem and volume, and statistics and probability. The course is based on the Common Core State Standards Initiative and on a modern understanding of student learning in mathematics.

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Precalculus A/B

Precalculus builds on algebraic concepts to prepare students for calculus. The course begins with a review of basic algebraic concepts and moves into operations with functions, where students manipulate functions and their graphs. Precalculus also provides a detailed look at trigonometric functions, their graphs, the trigonometric identities, and the unit circle. Finally, students are introduced to polar coordinates, parametric equations, and limits.

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Probability & Statistics

This course is designed for students in grades 11 and 12 who may not have attained a deep and integrated understanding of the topics in earlier grades. Students acquire a comprehensive understanding of how to represent and interpret data; how to relate data sets; independent and conditional probability; applying probability; making relevant inferences and conclusions; and how to use probability to make decisions.

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English Language Arts

Courses

English 06 A/B

This course provides a strong foundation in grammar and the writing process. It emphasizes simple but useful composition and language mechanics strategies with multiple opportunities for modeling practical, real-world writing situations that will enable students to improve their written communication skills quickly. Through a variety of grade-appropriate reading selections, students develop a clear understanding of key literary genres and their distinguishing characteristics.

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English 07 A/B

English 7 Integrates the study of writing and literature through the examination of a variety of genres. Students identify the elements of composition in the reading selections to understand their function and effect on the reader. Practice is provided in narrative and expository writing. Topics include comparison and contrast, persuasion, and cause and effect essays, as well as descriptive and figurative language. Lessons are supplemented with vocabulary development, grammar, and syntax exercises, along with an introduction to verbal phrases and research tools.

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English 08 A/B

Extends the skills developed in English 7 through detailed study of parts of sentences and paragraphs to understand their importance to good writing. Students also acquire study skills such as time management and improved test-taking strategies. Other topics include punctuation, word choice, syntax, varying of sentence structure, subordination and coordination, detail and elaboration, effective use of reference materials, and proofreading.

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English 09 A/B

English 9 introduces the elements of writing poems, short stories, plays, and essays. Grammar skills are enhanced by the study of sentence structure and style and by student composition of paragraphs and short essays. Topics include narration, exposition, description, argumentation, punctuation, usage, spelling, and sentence and paragraph structure.

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English 10 A/B

This course focuses on using personal experiences, opinions, and interests as a foundation for developing effective writing skills. Skills acquired in English I are reinforced and refined. Literary models demonstrate paragraph unity and more sophisticated word choice. A research paper is required for completion of course. Topics include grammar, sentence and paragraph structure, organizing compositions, and the research paper.

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English 11 A/B

English 11A explores the relation between American history and literature from the colonial period through the realism and naturalism eras. English 11B explores the relation between American history and literature from the modernist period through the contemporary era, and presents learners with relevant cultural and political history. Readings are scaffolded with pre-reading information, interactions, and activities to actively engage learners in the content. The lessons in both semesters focus on developing grammar, vocabulary, speech, and writing skills.

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English 12 A/B

In keeping with the model established in English 11, these courses emphasize the study of literature in the context of specific historical periods, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon and medieval periods in Britain. Each lesson includes tutorials and embedded lesson activities that provide for a more engaging and effective learning experience. Semester B covers the romantic, Victorian, and modern eras. End of unit tests ensure mastery of the concepts taught in each unit, and exemptive pretests allow students to focus on content that they have yet to master.

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Social Studies

Courses

U.S. Government

The interactive, problem-centered, and inquiry-based units in U.S. Government emphasize the acquisition, mastery, and processing of information. Semester A units include study of the foundations of American government and the American political culture, with units 2 and 3 covering the U.S. constitution, including its roots in Greek and English law, and the various institutions that impact American politics. 

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U.S. History A/B

This course not only introduces students to early U.S. History, but it also provides them with an essential understanding of how to read, understand, and interpret history. For example, the first unit, The Historical Process, teaches reading and writing about history; gathering and interpreting historical sources; and analyzing historical information. While covering historical events from the founding events and principles of the United States through contemporary events, the course also promotes a cross-disciplinary understanding that promotes a holistic perspective of U.S. History.

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Science

Courses

Chemistry A/B

The course surveys chemical theory, descriptive chemistry, and changes in matter and its properties. Students learn how to classify different states of matter as well as how atoms and compounds are structured. Additional areas of discussion include chemical energetics, measurements, bonding, stoichiometry, ionization, hydrocarbons, oxidation and reduction. A variety of simple lab experiments are included.

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Integrated Physics & Chemistry A/B

The lessons in this course employ direct-instruction approaches. They include application and Inquiry-oriented activities that facilitate the development of higher-order cognitive skills, such as logical reasoning, sense-making, and problem solving.

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Physics A/B

Physics introduces students to the physics of motion, properties of matter, force, heat, vector, light, and sound. Students learn the history of physics from the discoveries of Galileo and Newton to those of contemporary physicists. The course focuses more on explanation than calculation and prepares students for introductory quantitative physics at the college level. Additional areas of discussion include gases and liquids, atoms, electricity, magnetism, and nuclear physics.

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Electives

Courses

Academic Success

As in other areas of life, success in academics results from learning and practicing positive habits. This one-semester elective provides practical, hands-on guidance on developing and improving study habits and skills, regardless of a student's level of accomplishment. Academic Success includes five lessons and two course activities in a flexible structure that is adaptable to the needs and circumstances of individual students. The course can also be used for college-level developmental education.

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Structure of Writing

This semester-long course focuses on building good sentences. Students will learn how to put words, phrases, and clauses together and how to punctuate correctly. They will start using sentences in short compositions. As an extra bonus, students will add some new words to their vocabulary, and they will practice spelling difficult words. Near the end of the course, students are to submit a book report. Early in the course, encourage students to start looking for the books they want to read for the book report. They might also preview the introduction to that lesson so they know what will be expected.

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Health and PE

Courses

Health

This course is based on a rigorously researched scope and sequence that covers the essential concepts of health. Students are provided with a variety of health concepts and demonstrate their understanding of those concepts through problem solving. The five units explore a wide variety of topics that include nutrition and fitness, disease and injury, development and sexuality, substance abuse, and mental and community health.

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Physical Education

This course’s three units include Getting Active, Improving Performance, and Lifestyle. Unit activities elevate students’ self-awareness of their health and well-being while examining topics such as diet and mental health and exploring websites and other resources. In addition to being effective as a stand-alone course, the components can be easily integrated into other health and wellness courses.

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College and Career Readiness

Courses

Accuplacer® Math

ACCUPLACER tests provide information about academic skills and, in conjunction with a student’s academic background, are used by advisors to provide guidance on course selection.

 

ACCUPLACER® is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. 

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Accuplacer® Reading

ACCUPLACER tests provide information about academic skills and, in conjunction with a student’s academic background, are used by advisors to provide guidance on course selection.

 

ACCUPLACER® is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. 

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Accuplacer® Sentence Skills

ACCUPLACER tests provide information about academic skills and, in conjunction with a student’s academic background, are used by advisors to provide guidance on course selection.

 

ACCUPLACER® is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. 

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ACT® English

The ACT assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. Our course prepares students to take the test by learning the content ideas they will be tested on.

 

ACT® is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc. 

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ACT® Mathematics

The ACT assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. Our course prepares students to take the test by learning the content ideas they will be tested on.

 

ACT® is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc. 

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ACT® Reading

The ACT assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. Our course prepares students to take the test by learning the content ideas they will be tested on.

ACT® is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc. 

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ACT® Science Reasoning

The ACT assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. Our course prepares students to take the test by learning the content ideas they will be tested on.

 

ACT® is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc. 

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Advanced Calculus A/B

This course grounds the study of calculus in real-world scenarios and integrates it with the four STEM disciplines. The first semester covers functions, limits, derivatives and the application of derivatives. The course goes on to cover differentiation and antidifferentiation, applications of integration, inverse functions, and techniques of integration.

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Advanced English Lit & Comp A/B

Each unit of Advanced English Literature and Composition is based on a researched scope and sequence that covers the essential concepts of literature at an AP level. Students engage in in-depth analysis of literary works in order to provide both depth and breadth of coverage of the readings. Units include Close Analysis and Interpretation of Fiction, Short Fiction, the Novel, and Poetic Form and Content. Writing activities reinforce the reading activities and include writing arguments, analysis, interpretation, evaluation, and college application essays.

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ASVAB Mathematics

The ASVAB is a test developed and maintained by the Department of Defense. ASVAB scores count toward the Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score.

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ASVAB Technology & General Science, Part 1

The ASVAB is a test developed and maintained by the Department of Defense. ASVAB scores count toward the Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score.

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ASVAB Technology & General Science, Part 2

The ASVAB is a test developed and maintained by the Department of Defense. ASVAB scores count toward the Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score.

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ASVAB Word Knowledge & Paragraph Comprehension

The ASVAB is a test developed and maintained by the Department of Defense. ASVAB scores count toward the Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score.

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Developmental Math 1 - Pre-Algebra

Pre-algebra uses a spiraling curriculum approach by which each unit builds on the skills and knowledge gained in the previous unit. It, along with the other developmental math courses, emphasizes the demonstration of the mastery of mathematical concepts through problem solving. The course's seven units range from the introduction of whole numbers to solving linear equations, concluding in week 24 with an overview exponents and polynomials. A variety of standard learning aids are provided to support the learner, as are an array of specific math specific tools.

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Developmental Math 2 - Beginning Algebra

Building on the skills developed in Pre-Algebra, the nine units in Beginning Algebra span approximately 21 weeks of instruction. This engaging and comprehensive course includes online courseware, offline activities, and supplemental enrichment activities leveraging a variety of Internet resources. Units include a two week introduction to graphing as well as an approximately two and a half week unit of graphing linear equations and inequalities. The final unit covers rational expressions, and is followed by an end-of-semester test.

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Developmental Math 3 - Intermediate Algebra

As with other Plato courses, each unit in Developmental Math 3 includes a pretest that allows learners to be exempted from material they already know, and lets them focus solely on the skills and concepts they have yet to master. This creates a more effective learning experience by creating a more personalized learning experience. The five units in this course include: essentials of algebra; rational exponents and radicals; quadratic equations; functions; and exponential and logarithmic functions. Unit post-tests inform teachers of the concept mastery achieved by each.

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Developmental Math 4 - Advanced Algebra

This course prepares learners for trigonometry and for whatever their next steps are in mathematics. It provides a more in-depth study of nonlinear equations, inequalities, and functions, while also covering induction, sequences, and counting. Other units include functions and conic sections. The units are intentionally sequential and use a spiraling curriculum approach to ensure that each unit builds on the previous units. The course is engaging, rigorous, and highly interactive, and was developed using proven pedagogical methodologies.

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GED® Reading Language Arts (2014)

The GED exam measures the skills and knowledge similar to a high school course of study and allows learners to receive their high school equivalency certifications.

 

GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education (ACE) and administered exclusively by GED Testing Service, LLC under license.

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GED® Mathematics (2014)

The GED exam measures the skills and knowledge similar to a high school course of study and allows learners to receive their high school equivalency certifications.

 

GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education (ACE) and administered exclusively by GED Testing Service, LLC under license.

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GED® Science (2014)

The GED exam measures the skills and knowledge similar to a high school course of study and allows learners to receive their high school equivalency certifications.

 

GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education (ACE) and administered exclusively by GED Testing Service, LLC under license.

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GED® Social Studies (2014)

The GED® exam measures the skills and knowledge similar to a high school course of study and allows learners to receive their high school equivalency certifications.

 

GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education (ACE) and administered exclusively by GED Testing Service, LLC under license.

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SAT® I Language Arts

The SAT assesses academic readiness for college. It keeps pace with what colleges are looking for today, measuring the skills required for success in the 21st century. Our course prepares students to take the test by learning the content ideas they will be tested on.

 

SAT® is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. 

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SAT® I Mathematics

The SAT assesses academic readiness for college. It keeps pace with what colleges are looking for today, measuring the skills required for success in the 21st century. Our course prepares students to take the test by learning the content ideas they will be tested on.

 

SAT® is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. 

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TABE® Language Level D

This course is aligned to the TABE exam objectives. The TABE – Language Level D course covers three units of content: Unit 1 – Language Structure and Mechanics, Unit 2 – Writing Strategies, and Unit 3 – Writing for the Workplace.

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