Online Courses

Online courses are available for Grades Level: 9, 10, 11, 12.
Credits:  ½ credit per semester
Prerequisite: Approved Virtual School Online Course Request Form available in the Guidance Department.
Courses available at Florida Virtual School.
 

Art History and Criticism 1

Critique and compare significant works of art and architecture from Prehistory through the 21st century. You will analyze art history and criticism methodologies, explore media and techniques used by artists from various cultures and time periods, and learn appropriate terminology for discussing artwork from around the world. This course provides honors-level elective credit and fulfills a performing/fine art requirement for high school graduation.

Career Research and Decision Making

This course will show you how to prepare for, get accepted to, and pay for college. You will explore different career and education pathways, study interview techniques and networking tips, create smart resumes, and learn how to plan for a successful future. Throughout the course you will be coached by Mawi Asgedom, a Harvard graduate and a student leadership expert who has trained more than a million students. Opportunity is knocking. Are you ready? This course provides elective credit and fulfills the character education requirement for high school graduation.

Drivers Education/Traffic Safety

Begin to develop safe driving skills by studying the Highway Transportation System, road signs, rules of the road, and how to make good choices behind the wheel. This course fulfills the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) required completion of the Traffic Law & Substance Abuse Education (TLSAE) course. As an added benefit for completing the course with FLVS, you will also be eligible to take the Class E Knowledge Exam for licensing online for FREE! This course provides elective credit.

Intensive Reading

This course enables you to accelerate and strengthen the development of your reading and writing skills so you are able to successfully read grade-level text independently. Lessons emphasize reading comprehension, writing fluency, and vocabulary study. You’ll also engage in interactive text-based discussion, question generation, research opportunities, as well as opportunities to collaborate with fellow students. This course provides elective credit.

Law Studies

What are your rights as an American citizen? In this course, you will investigate aspects of family and consumer law, and learn how the state and federal court systems work. Gain an understanding of the judicial system and examine key differences between civil and criminal law. This course provides elective credit.

Life Management Skills

Learn how to deal with real issues that impact your everyday life, such as nutrition, substance abuse, stress, and health. This course provides you with the facts you need to make important and informed decisions. This course provides elective credit. It does not fulfill a Physical Education requirement for high school graduation.

Peer Counseling 1

Gain the skills to help you succeed in all areas of your life. You will learn how to take action, set goals, manage your time, and help your peers. This course is recommended for English Language Learner (ELL) students but open to all students. This course provides elective credit.

Peer Counseling 2

Increase your confidence and build your social skills as you learn how to conquer peer pressure, social anxiety, and the unnecessary risks that can derail your future. In this course, you’ll discover how your “super-charged” teen brain really works. By the end of your training, you will have new power to direct your own life and lead your classmates. This course provides elective credit.

Reading for College Success 

This course will provide you with the necessary tools to become successful in both academics and in the workplace. Reading is a vital skill needed to effectively take notes, summarize the main idea, and separate fact from opinion. This course empowers you to achieve your goals in higher education and in the career of your choice. This course provides elective credit. It is designed for 11th and 12th grade students needing to pass the CPT or PERT college entrance exams and whose college placement scores are below the established cut score indicating that they are not “college-ready” in Reading (CPT, below 83; SAT, below 440; ACT, below 18). This course is NOT intended for FSA preparation or remediation for students in grades 6-10.