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Learn more about Virtual Virginia’s online course offerings for grades 6–12, including course descriptions, prerequisites, required texts and materials, and more. All courses are taught by Virtual Virginia instructors.

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18001 Agriscience Exploration (Grade 7)

In this course, students explore science as it relates to agriculture and develop an understanding of human relations, communication, the importance of agriculture to the economy, and key scientific terms related to the field of agriculture. Note: Completer sequences and certifications do not apply. This CTE course aligns with Virginia’s required student tasks and competencies for Agriscience […]

05151 Art Appreciation (ART 100)

This dual enrollment course introduces art from prehistoric times to the present day. Students will learn about architectural styles, sculpture, photography, printmaking, and painting techniques. The course highlights major artists and key contributions from global and Western culture. The course covers content chronologically and/or thematically. This is a Passport and UCGS Transfer course. Credit Hours: […]

19258 Career Investigations

This course allows students to explore career options and begin investigating career opportunities. Students assess their roles in society, identify their roles as workers, analyze their personal assets, complete a basic exploration of career clusters, select career pathways or occupations for further study, and create an Academic and Career Plan based on their academic and […]

01103 College Composition I (ENG 111)

In this dual enrollment course, students are introduced to and prepared for the critical processes and fundamentals of writing in academic and professional contexts. The course teaches the use of print and digital technologies to promote inquiry. Students are required to produce a variety of academic texts, totaling at least 4500 words (15 pages typed) […]

01103 College Composition II (ENG 112)

This dual enrollment course further develops students’ ability to write for academic and professional contexts with increased emphasis on argumentation and research. Requires students to evaluate, integrate, and document print and digital sources to produce a range of academic and multimodal texts, culminating in a fully documented research paper. This course requires proficiency in using […]

10152 Computer Science Programming with Java (SOL)

Computer Science Programming with Java builds on the concepts introduced in the Computer Science Foundations and Computer Science Principles courses. Using the Java programming language, this course continues the study of computer programming and prepares students to write programs of increasing complexity to solve problems of personal interest and professional relevance in a variety of […]

10152 Computer Science Programming with Python (SOL)

Computer Science Programming with Python builds on the concepts introduced in the Computer Science Foundations and Computer Science Principles courses. Using the Python programming language, this course continues the study of computer programming and prepares students to write programs of increasing complexity to solve problems of personal interest and professional relevance in a variety of […]

12162 Digital Economy Skills

This course guides students in understanding and developing the skills they need to navigate the digital
economy successfully. During the course, students will help an organization or small business establish a strong digital presence.

03003 Environmental Science

Environmental Science is the study of abiotic and biotic factors in the environment, including human impact on planet Earth. Major units of study include an overview of scientific skills, cycles of matter on Earth, physical aspects of Earth (including rocks and plate tectonics), the living environment (including ecology and population studies), and natural resources. Additional […]

19903 Family & Consumer Sciences Exploratory I

In this course, students will prepare to be life-ready as they manage individual, family, career, and community roles and responsibilities. Note: Completer sequences and certifications do not apply.  This CTE course aligns with Virginia’s required student tasks and competencies for Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory I.

19904 Family & Consumer Sciences Exploratory II

This course helps students develop essential knowledge and skills to lead better lives, be career-ready, build strong families, and make meaningful contributions to their communities. Note: Completer sequences and certifications do not apply.  This CTE course aligns with Virginia’s required student tasks and competencies for Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory II.

19251 Family & Consumer Sciences Exploratory III

In this course, students continue to build on knowledge and skills acquired in Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory I and II to lead better lives, be career-ready, build strong families, and make meaningful contributions to their communities.  This CTE course aligns with Virginia’s required student tasks and competencies for Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory III.

03003 General Environmental Science I (ENV 121)

This dual enrollment course explores fundamental components and interactions that make up the natural systems of the earth. The course introduces the basic science concepts in the discipline of biological, chemical, and earth sciences that are necessary to understand and address environmental issues. This is the first course in a two-course series. This is a […]

05136 General Music (Grade 6)

The aim of this course is to increase students’ knowledge and understanding of music. Basic musical concepts are taught through hands-on activities and listening experiences. Students create their own compositions using technology and learn about timbre, pitch, melody, harmony, rhythm, form, dynamics, duration, and music notation. This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for […]

24252 German I

In this beginning-level course, students will start their acquisition of the German language with the development of speaking and listening skills. Focus is given to creative speaking proficiency at a novice level. Students will have additional practice with reading and writing German as they explore the geography, culture, and customs of German-speaking countries. This course […]

24253 German II

This course continues to build on the speaking and listening skills established in German I. Focus is given to developing reading and writing in German along with continued use of the language. Course activities focus on increasing vocabulary and structures used in interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational communication as students explore the geography, culture, and customs […]

24254 German III

The course continues to refine the interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational communication skills learned in German I and II. Interpersonal communication will focus on developing speaking proficiency in non-scripted and unrehearsed settings. With much of the course conducted exclusively in German, students will learn and apply new grammatical structures to higher-level vocabulary in order to further […]

14001 Health & Medical Sciences Exploratory

Students in this course explore health and medical sciences careers and related career clusters, participate in interactive activities, and receive an overview of the healthcare industry. Course content includes the criteria for entering various healthcare careers, and students will gain communication, problem solving, and critical thinking skills. This CTE course aligns with Virginia’s required student tasks […]

18801 Introduction to Agriscience (Grade 6)

Through project-based learning, technical skill development, and academic enrichment activities, students in this course will explore the importance of plant and animal agriculture, scientific principles, agricultural mechanics, natural resources management, career opportunities related to agriculture, agriscience, and agribusiness, and the benefits of Future Farmers of America (FAA) membership through their local school. Note: Completer sequences and […]

19153 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

Students in this course prepare to be primary providers of childcare services by focusing on the planning, organizing, and conducting of meaningful play and learning activities. Course topics include child monitoring and supervision, record-keeping and referral procedures, and work-based learning experiences. Students also prepare for continuing education leading to careers in early childhood fields (e.g., […]