Dual Credit Classes

There are a number of opportunities for students to gain high school and college credit for classes they take at WHS. Below is the list of courses available at WHS:

 

 

High School Class

College / Class / Credits Offered

(Must earn a ‘B’ grade or higher in high school class to qualify)

Computer Apps 1 Clark College: BTEC 165-PowerPoint Presentation – 3 credits
Computer Apps 2 Clark College: BTEC 122-Word For Business – 5 credits

Clark College: BTEC 149-Computer Apps Essentials – 3 credits

BioMed Anatomy & Physiology Clark College: HEOC 100-NT Anatomy/Physiology – 4 credits
Intro to Med Careers & Terminology Clark College: BMED 110 & 111- Med Term 1 & 2 – 6 credits
Metals Technology 2 Clark College: MACH 111-General Machining – 5 credits

Clark College: MACH 112-Engine Lathe – 5 credits

Clark College: WELD 156-Welding Certification – 2 credits

Applied Math Clark College: PTCS 110-Pro Tech Computational Skills – 5 credits
Family Health Clark College: HLTH 120-Adult CPR and First Aid – 1 credit
WorkSite Learning Clark College: BTEC 148-Career Work Experience – 3 credits
Financial Fitness Clark College: BUS 160-Personal Finance – 5 credits
American Sign Language 2 Mt. Hood CC: ASL 101 & 102 – 8 credits

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

(Must take & pass the AP exam to receive college credit)

A/P Courses offered:

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Language & Composition
  • AP Literature & Composition
  • AP Music Theory
  • AP Physics
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Spanish Language & Culture
  • AP Studio Art
  • AP US History
  • AP US Government & Politics
  • AP World History

Benefits of the AP Program:

  • Stay on campus and complete your Panther experience.  
  • Our AP instructors teach important collegiate preparation study skills:
    • Analytical thinking
    • Academic writing that is substantiated with evidence
    • Time management 
  • Universities recognize the rigor of AP classes and students enrolled in these classes are serious about being prepared for collegiate work.
  • Earn college credit.  
    • Exams are in early May and scores are released in the summer.  
    • Many universities look at scores, determine the credits earned, and allow you to skip introductory courses and immediately begin your subject interest study. 
    • Research has shown students who participate in AP classes and exams in HS are much more likely to complete a college degree on time.

 

WHS Student Voices: Why take an AP Course?:

  • Fully engage in your high school experience
  • Courses taught by engaging instructors that prepare students for collegiate level coursework
    • Small class sizes and personal attention
    • Help your application stand out in the college admission process
  • Earn college credit 

 

AP May 2020 Exam Schedule:

  • AP Biology – Monday, May 11 @ 8am
  • AP Calculus AB – Tuesday, May 5 @ 8am
  • AP Chemistry – Thursday, May 7 @ 8am
  • AP Computer Science Principles – Friday, May 15 @ 8am
  • AP English Language and Composition – Wednesday, May 13 @ 8am
  • AP English Literature and Composition – Wednesday, May 6 @ 8am
  • AP US Government & Politics – Monday, May 4 @ 8am
  • AP Music Theory – Wednesday, May 13 @ 12pm
  • AP Psychology – Tuesday, May 12 @ 12pm
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture – Tuesday, May 12 @ 8am
  • AP Studio Art – Friday, May 8 @ 12pm
  • AP US History – Friday, May 8 @ 8am
  • AP World History – Thursday, May 14 @ 8am

College in the High School

High School Course taught at WHS

Central Washington University

 

 

University of Washington

  • Pre-Calculus
  • Calculus
  • Spanish II & III
  • French II & III

 

  • AP Psychology

Running Start

Courses taught at Clark College

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