Our online courses for juniors at Williamsburg Academy are designed to help you engage in advanced scholarship as you learn about complex systems that govern the world and will impact your life. You will learn about the harmony and complexity inherent in advanced math and physical sciences. As you complete these courses, all your work to establish good study habits in math and science will pay off.
In Government & Economics, you will learn about the foundations and systems of human governance, with an emphasis on the U.S. Constitution and America’s free-market system of economics. In Political Literature and Short Stories, you will learn about the human condition so that you can appreciate the humanity that undergirds all of the systems you’ll study this year.
In College Leadership, you’ll learn all about the college system. You’ll perform research that helps you identify the college experience that is the best fit for you, and you’ll prepare yourself to be admitted to the colleges of your choice by creating a competitive application and securing the necessary test scores. In Financial Leadership, you will learn about the modern financial system, and you will learn to develop a healthy relationship with money.
In short, your Junior year will invite you to become a more advanced scholar as you learn about the complex systems in our world that will deeply influence your life. It will also invite you to develop strategies for interacting with these systems in a way that harmonizes with the vision and goals you have for your own life.
|Course Name||Credits||Semester||Delivery Method|
|HS Math 3 A/B*||1.0 (0.5 per semester)||Fall & Winter||Live, Self-paced|
|Chemistry A/B, Physics A/B, or Astronomy A/B||1.0 (0.5 per semester)||Fall & Winter||Live, Self-paced|
|Government & Economics A/B||1.0 (0.5 per semester)||Fall & Winter||Live, Self-paced|
|Political Literature (LA 11A)||0.5 credit||Fall||Live, Self-paced|
|Short Stories (LA 11B)||0.5 credit||Winter||Live|
|College Leadership||0.5 credit||Fall||Live|
|Financial Leadership||0.5 credit||Winter||Live|
|Any two Elective courses||1.0 credit||Fall or Winter||Live, Self-paced|
*In Fall 2017, we are updating our math courses. The following chart describes what juniors should do if they have already completed Algebra 2.
|Taken in 2016||Take in 2017||2018||2019||2020|
|Pre-alg||HS Math 1||HS Math 2||HS Math 3||Precalculus|
|Alg 1||Geometry||HS Math 3||Precalculus|
|Geometry||HS Math 3||Precalculus|