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)

Intro to Med Careers & Terminology Clark College: AH 104 – Health Care Delivery & Career Exploration – 3 credits

Clark College: AH 110 – Med Term 1  – 3 credits

Intro to Culinary

Intro to Baking & Pastry

 

Adv. Culinary

Clark College: CUIS 140-Classic & Modern Soups/Sauces

Clark College: CUIS 143-Restaurant Baking

Clark College: PBAK 121-Cookies, Brownies/Bars, Quick Breads

Clark College: Cuisine 144-Banquet & Buffet Planning & Execution

  • Up to 6 credits and assessment for BAK 121 upon enrollment
Metals Tech & Manufacturing 2 Clark College: WELD 156-Welding Certification – 2 credits
Applied Math Clark College: PTCS 110-Professional Technical Computational Skills – 5 credits
Family Health Clark College: HLTH 120-Adult CPR and First Aid – 1 credit
WorkSite Learning Clark College: BUS 148-Career Work Experience – 3 credits
Computer Apps 2 Clark College: BUS 149-Computer Application Essentials – 3 credits
Financial Fitness Clark College: BUS 160-Personal Finance – 5 credits
American Sign Language 4 Mt. Hood CC: ASL 103 – 4 credits
Computer Applications 2 CS 110: Microcomputer Applications – 3 credits
BTEC 145: Intro to MS Word – 5 credits
OR
BTEC 111: Word Processing I – 5 credits
BTEC 131: Intro to Spreadsheets – 5 credits
BTEC 146: PowerPoint Fundamentals – 2 credits
BTEC 148: Intro to Outlook – 2 credits
Metals Tech & Manufacturing 1 & 2 WELD 125 OFW-A – Oxy/Acetylene Welding with RG45 – 2 credits
WELD 131: SMAW – Stick Welding with E6010 – 2 credits
Child Development & Ed ECED&105: Introduction to Early Childhood Education – 5 credits

 

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

AP Courses offered:

(Subject to change based on enrollment)

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Language & Composition
  • AP Literature & Composition
  • AP Physics
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Studio Art
  • AP US History
  • AP US Government & Politics
  • AP World History
  • Pre-AP English 9th Grade
  • Pre-AP English 10th Grade
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 2023 Exam Schedule:

  • AP US Government & Politics – Mon, May 6 @ 8am
  • AP English Literature and Comp – Wed, May 8 @ 8am
  • AP Environmental Science – Thur, May 9 @ 8am
  • AP Psychology – Thur, May 9 @ 12noon
  • AP US History – Fri, May 10 @ 8am
  • AP Calculus AB/BC – Mon, May 13 @ 8am
  • AP English Language and Comp – Tue, May 14 @ 8am
  • AP World History: Modern – Wed, May 15 @ 8am
  • AP Computer Science Principles – Wed, May 15 @ 12noon
  • AP Biology – Thur, May 16 @ 12noon

AP Exam costs $98. A non-refundable deposit of $40 is due November 6th. The remaining $58 balance is due post-post test in May.

 

College in the High School

High School Course taught at WHS

College in the High Schools (CiHS) allows high school students to take college courses from approved high school instructors without leaving their high school campus.
Students grades 9-12 are able to participate in the program. There is no fee for students to enroll in a CiHS or co-delivered dual credit course that includes CHS to earn only high school credit.
Central Washington University
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Spanish I (second semester only)
  • Spanish II, III, IV
University of Washington
  • Chemistry 110

 

Running Start

Courses taught at Clark College

For general information, click here

To learn more about WHS Running Start, click here and look for “Running Start Information”.