Course Descriptions

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Apex High School Courses: English, Math, Science, History, Language, Electives
Gradpoint High School Core: English, Math, Science, History
Gradpoint High School Electives: A-C, D-Music, Mythology-W
Gradpoint Middle School Courses: Core, Electives

Course List

Gradpoint High School Core

  • English 9, English 10, English 11, English 12
  • Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2
  • College Readiness Math, Statistics (semester), Trigonomety (semester), Pre-Calculus
  • Earth Science, Physical Science, Environmental Science, Physics, Biology, Chemistry
  • Geography, World History, American History, American Government (semester), Economics (semester)

Gradpoint High School Electives

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Astronomy
  • Biotechnology
  • Cosmetology
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Photography 1 and 2
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fashion and Interior Design
  • Forensic Science 1 and 2
  • Gothic Literature
  • Health (HOPE)
  • History of the Holocaust
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Music Appreciation
  • Mythology & Folklore
  • Peer Counseling
  • Personal Finance
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Real World Parenting
  • Social Media
  • Sociology
  • Sports and Entertainment Marketing
  • Veterinary Science
  • World Religions

Apex High School – College Preparatory and Honors*

All courses marked with asterisk (*) are available at the Honors Level.  Honors Level courses require a writing or math sample and teacher approval.  These are intended for students with a high-level of proficiency, and require more intensive writing assignments, and a faster pace, which students must maintain on their own.  Generally only 1 or 2 Honors level courses are allowed the first year, with no more than 2-3 in following years.  Eight Honors courses are required for an Honors Diploma.

  • Reading/Writing Strategies, English 9*, English 10*, English 11*, English 12*
  • Algebra I*, Geometry*, Algebra II*
  • College Readiness Math, Pre-Calculus*, Mathemetics of Personal Finance, Probability & Statistics
  • Earth Science*, Physical Science*, Environmental Science, Physics*, Biology*, Chemistry*
  • World Geography and Cultures*, World History*, American History*, US Government*, Economics*
  • Spanish 1, Spanish 2, Spanish 3, French 1, French 2

Apex High School Electives

  • Health, Art History, Music Appreciation
  • College & Career Prep I & II
  • Creative Writing
  • Financial Literacy
  • Nursing I & II
  • Business Applications
  • Information Technology Applications

Apex AP Courses:

All AP require a textbook as specified by the College Board.

  • English: English Language & Composition; Literature & Composition
  • Math: Calculus, Statistics
  • Science: Biology, Chemistry, Psychology
  • Social Studies: US History, US Government, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics

Apex Dual-Enrollment Courses:

Students enrolled in CEA Dual Enrollment courses receive college credit for these courses through Colorado Christian University (CCU) when registered with CCU.  A separate registration fee with CCU is required.  All Dual-Enrollment Courses require a textbook as specified by the College Board.  The CCU course equivalents are noted below.

  • English: English Language & Composition DE (ENG-102); Literature & Composition DE (ENG-201)
  • Math: Calculus DE (MAT-141), Statistics DE (MAT-212)
  • Science: Biology DE (BIO-101/111), Chemistry DE (CHM-121/131)
  • Social Studies: US History DE (HIS-205), US Government DE (POL-207), Macroeconomics DE (ECO-215), Microeconomics DE (ECO-222)

Gradpoint Middle School Courses

  • Language Arts: 1-Grammar/Skills, 2-Reading, 3-Literature/Writing
  • Math: 1-Basic, 2-Intermediate, 3-Pre-Algebra
  • Science:  1 – Life Science, 2-Earth Science, 3-Physical Science
  • Social Studies: 1 – World History, 2-American History A, 3-American History B
  • Advanced (HS credit) – Algebra, World Geography, Spanish
  • Electives – Photography, Art, Journalism, Bible, Physical Education

Apologia Science Courses (Book Based)

  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Human Anatomy

Rosetta Stone Language

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Bible Studies (Book Based)

  • Bible for a Firm Foundation
  • Overcoming Life
  • Life of Excellence
  • Lovers of God