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Advanced Academics

Advanced Academics includes Advanced Placement (AP) classes, Dual Credit classes, UT OnRamps classes, and the Alamo Academies. Some of these classes and programs require an application process for students to qualify.

 

Please reach out to the Academic Dean and/or Student Success Advisor with any questions about Advanced Academics.

 

  • Jennifer Bishop, Academic Dean (jennifer.bishop@nisd.net
  • Rachel Hinojoza, Student Success Advisor (rachel.hinojoza@nisd.net)

 

Check out the Advanced Academics Newsletter for more information about each program.

 

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Advanced Placement (AP) Helpful Links:

What is AP?

Learn more about the AP program and how your student can earn college credit while still in high school.

 

MyAP

Login to your College Board account to access resources and register for AP exams.

 

AP Exam Dates and Fees

Check the date/time of your AP exams in May.

Northside ISD requires students to pay $25.00/exam (only $10.00/exam if student qualifies for fee reduction).

Please email Mrs. Hinojoza if you have any questions about AP exam registration or fees.

 

AP Credit Policy Search

Find out what your AP scores can earn you in college.

 

Check out the O’Connor Library website!  

They offer a variety of study materials and resources 

to help you be successful in your AP classes.

 

AP Course List for 2020-21

 

AP 2-D Art and Design

AP Human Geography

AP Art History

AP Latin

AP Biology

AP Macroeconomics

AP Calculus AB

AP Music Theory

AP Calculus BC

AP Physics 1

AP Chemistry

AP Physics 2

AP Computer Science A

AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

AP Computer Science Principles

AP Physics C: Mechanics

AP English Language and Composition

AP Psychology

AP English Literature and Composition

AP Spanish Language and Culture

AP Environmental Science

AP Spanish Literature and Culture

AP European History

AP Statistics

AP French Language and Culture

AP United States Government and Politics

AP German Language and Culture

AP United States History

AP Human Geography

AP World History: Modern

 

 


 

Dual Credit Helpful Links:

 

Apply Texas 

FIRST step in the Dual Credit application process.  Deadline is February 12, 2021.

Step-by-step directions below to help you complete the application. 

 

 

 

ACES Account

Login to your ACES account to complete requirements, verify enrollment in your college classes, check college grades, and order transcripts.

 

Parent Consent Form

For new Dual Credit students ONLY, please complete this form, sign, and return to Mrs. Hinojoza before March 19, 2021.

 

NVC Dual Credit Transcript Request

Login to ACES and follow these steps to request a copy of your college transcript.

 

Texas Common Course Numbering System

Use this website to compare schools and see if your college credits will transfer.

Select Northwest Vista College as your first school (since that’s the college to award your dual credit).

Select Palo Alto College as your first school if taking Ag Dual Credit classes.

 

Dual Credit Course List for 2020-21

 

OHS COURSE NAME

COLLEGE COURSE NAME

COLLEGE

CREDIT HOURS

Biology AP/D

BIOL 1406 and BIOL 1407

Northwest Vista College

8

Environmental Science AP/D

BIOL 2406

Northwest Vista College

4

       

English 3 AP/D

ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302

Northwest Vista College

6

Eng 4 H/D

ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302

Northwest Vista College

6

English 4 AP/D

ENGL 2332 and ENGL 2333

Northwest Vista College

6

       

ISM College Algebra H/D

MATH 1414

Northwest Vista College

4

Pre-Calculus Pre-AP/D

MATH 1414 and 2412

Northwest Vista College

8

Calculus AB AP/D

MATH 2413

Northwest Vista College

4

Calculus BC AP/D

MATH 2413 and 2414

Northwest Vista College

8

       

World History AP/D

HIST 2321 and HIST 2322

Northwest Vista College

6

US History AP/D

HIST 1301 and HIST 1302

Northwest Vista College

6

       

Pharmacology D

PHRA 1301

**Northwest Vista College**

3

Medical Terminology D

HITT 1305

**Northwest Vista College**

3

Law & Public Safety D

CRIJ 1301

**Northwest Vista College**

3

Court Systems & Practices D

CRIJ 1306

**Northwest Vista College**

3

       

Advanced Plant & Soil D

AGRI 1315/1307

Palo Alto College

3 - 6

Floral Design D

FMKT 1301

Palo Alto College

3

Advanced Floral Design D

FMKT 2331

Palo Alto College

3

Wildlife Fish & Eco D

AGRI 2330

Palo Alto College

3

       

Child Guidance D

CDEC 1319

San Antonio College

3

       
   

** course offered on campus at NVC or online through NVC

 

 

 

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