High School Curriculum for Grades 9-12

iQ Academy provides a core curriculum based on Arizona's Department of Education-approved high school curriculum. Twenty-two (22) credits are required to graduate from iQ Academy Arizona, including core area subjects and a wide variety of electives. An incoming Freshman for 2009-10 will be required to have twenty-three (23) credits to graduate.

In addition, we offer choices from a variety of electives that place emphasis on individual interests and career ambitions:

Core Courses


Language Arts
  • English I
  • English II
  • English III
  • English IV
  • Creative Writing3
  • Journalism2,3

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Math
  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Trigonometry2
  • Pre-Calculus2
  • Calculus
  • Consumer Math
  • Pre-Algebra3
  • Integrated Math3

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Science
  • Physical Science
  • Earth Science
  • Biology4
  • Chemistry4
  • Physics4
  • Environmental Science

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Social Studies
  • Geography/World History
  • Arizona American History
  • Arizona American Government/Civics2
  • Economics2

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Elective Courses


Advanced Placement1
  • AP Art History
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus A/B
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP English Language
  • AP English Literature
  • AP Environmental Science2
  • AP European History
  • AP French Language
  • AP Macroeconomics2
  • AP Microeconomics2
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Psychology2
  • AP Spanish Language
  • AP U.S. Government2
  • AP U.S. History
  • AP World History

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World Languages
  • Intro to World Languages3
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • Spanish III
  • Spanish IV
  • French I
  • French II
  • French III
  • French IV
  • German I
  • German II
  • German III
  • German IV
  • Japanese I
  • Japanese II
  • Mandarin (Chinese) I
  • Mandarin (Chinese) II
  • Latin I
  • Latin II

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Career and Technical Education
  • Accounting
  • Career Planning2
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Digital Photography2
  • Employability Skills2
  • Game Design2
  • Marketing
  • Programming I (VB.Net)2
  • Programming II (Java)2
  • Web Design2

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Fine Arts
  • Art Appreciation2
  • Music Appreciation2

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Physical Education
  • Health2
  • Nutrition & Wellness2,3
  • Physical Education2

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Other Electives
  • Driver's Education2
  • Forensic Science2
  • Life Skills2
  • Personal Finance2
  • Psychology2
  • Skills for Success2
  • Sociology

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1AP and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of College Entrance Examination Board. KC Distance Learning has been authorized to use the AP designation by successfully passing The College Board's reviews.
2Courses run for one semester or are 0.5 credits. All full year (1.0 unit) courses are offered as two semester (two 0.5 credit) courses. Students may elect to enroll in only Part A or Part B of a course based on credits needed for graduation.
3Elective credit per iQ Academy Arizona graduation requirements.
4These courses are lab sciences.

This is a preliminary 2009-2010 course list. Course offerings and titles may be subject to change.