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Registration is now open! Save $100 through April 22!  

This fall, the Academy is offering 3 new courses!

Follow the links in the course catalog below to view course descriptions, instructor bios, class schedules, and book lists for each course. 

Details for the 2015–16 school year coming soon!
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AP English Literature and Composition

English Literature and Composition

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 24, 2015–APR 22, 2016

AP® English Literature and Composition introduces students to the essentials of literary study and good writing. Students read literary classics from several genres and time periods, discuss the ideas they raise, learn to appreciate literary artistry, and hone their writing skills.

AP English Language and Composition

English Language and Composition

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 24, 2015–APR 22, 2016

AP® English Language and Composition takes a step-by-step approach to exploring the elements of good writing and critical reading. As students learn new writing methods and techniques each week, they complete assignments designed to provide ongoing practice and feedback.

AP World History

World History

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 24, 2015–APR 22, 2016

In AP® World History, students expand their knowledge of the people, events, and ideas that have shaped our world, and consider them from a biblical perspective. Students don’t just memorize facts—they also develop thinking skills and practice historical analysis.

AP U.S. History

U.S. History

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 24, 2015–APR 22, 2016

AP® United States History examines the history of America from the pre-Columbian period to the present. The course challenges students to analyze political, social, cultural, and economic developments and to consider issues in U.S. history from a Christian worldview.

European History

European History

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 24, 2015–APR 22, 2016

AP® European History introduces students to modern European history (1450 A.D. to present) and also challenges them to evaluate the people, events, and ideas of western civilization from a biblical worldview.

AP Calculus AB

Calculus AB

TWO-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 24, 2015–APR 22, 2016

In AP® Calculus AB, students explore the wonder of creation through mathematics. The course stresses both conceptual understanding and fluency in mathematical procedures. Students are challenged not only to get the right results but also to be able to justify their conclusions.

AP U.S. Government and Politics

U.S. Government and Politics

ONE-SEMESTER COURSE   |   JAN 11, 2016–APR 29, 2016

In AP® U.S. Government and Politics, students learn about the origins of the American political system, citizens’ rights and liberties, the three branches of government, parties and elections, policymaking, and how a biblical worldview shapes our understanding of governance and political life. 



ONE-SEMESTER COURSE   |   AUG 24, 2015–DEC 11, 2015

AP® Microeconomics introduces students to core economic concepts and teaches them to analyze market behavior. Topics include scarcity, supply and demand, competition,  profit, income inequality, the role of government, and a biblical perspective on economic decision making.

AP Macroeconomics


ONE-SEMESTER COURSE   |   JAN 11, 2016–APR 29, 2016

AP® Macroeconomics introduces students to the operations of the economy on a national and global scale. Topics include economic growth, inflation, unemployment, the financial sector, international trade, economic policy, and a biblical perspective on economic principles and practices.  

Please note: Each HSLDA Online Academy AP® course is authorized to use the AP® designation by the College Board’s AP® Course Audit before it is taught to students.