• AK Grad Online Courses

    Things to be aware of before choosing and registering:

    • AKGrad courses are for earning Original Credit, NOT Credit Recovery Credit (failed courses)(Click here for Credit Recovery Courses)  
    • All AKGrad Online Courses are a semester in length (worth .5 credit)
    • All courses cost $100, some have additional costs for reading materials
    • All course work is submitted online, which requires Internet access, a computer or tablet (mobile device). 
    • AKGrad takes care of all the administrative and grading procedures for the courses, BUT the majority of academic support is the responsibility of the parent(s)/guardian(s), supervising instructor, and/or student(s).
    • If you need a syllabus for a course, please contact akgrad@yksd.com 

    To find courses: 

    1. Work with supervising instructor and counselor to determine course credits needed. 
    2. Search for the course in the search box, or by browsing each page at the bottom. 
    3. Once you have choosen a course, make a note of course number and title, and then go to the Registration Page

     

AK Grad Online High School (English, Math, Science, and Social Studies)

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AK Grad Online High School (Technology, Extra-Curriculars, and Electives)

Course Number Course Title Course Description
ACC-041-S002 ACC 041: Accounting This course will provide students with a basic understanding of what accounting is and the necessary skills and ability to learn more. By the end of this course, they will have learned how to record basic business transactions, post journal entries, prepare financial statements, and perform other accounting tasks.
AEROB-045-S002 AEROB 045: Aerobics Students will learn correct techniques for weight training and flexibility, guidelines for cardiovascular exercise, and methods for diet improvement, along with proper dance and step aerobic techniques. Students must engage in a 12-week fitness program to receive credit.
ART-041-S002 ART 041: Art Foundations, Part 1 This art course consists of four main art disciplines: history, production, criticism, and aesthetics. Each discipline is distinctly different, allowing students to gain a comprehensive art foundation. This course chronologically covers movements beginning with prehistoric art and ending with baroque art. With each movement, students are given a historical context as well as an opportunity to learn and develop various art skills. Art Foundations, Part 1 also teaches students how to formally judg
ART-043-S002 ART 043: Art Foundations, Part 2 This course covers art basics such as criticism, studio techniques, elements and principles, aesthetics, and history from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. This is the second course in a two-part art series (ART 041 and ART 043); however, either course may be taken independently of the other.
ART-045-S002 ART 045: Drawing This art course is an introduction to the fundamentals of drawing and focuses on the elements and principles of art, linear perspective, proportion, and composition.
ART-051-S002 ART 051: Calligraphy This course is an introduction to basic calligraphy skills; students will learn four letter styles: sans serif B-point, Celtic, Gothic, and italic.
ART-059-S002 ART 059: Introduction to Commercial Art This commercial art course teaches the introductory elements of graphic design, the concept of simplification, and the history and function of typography. Students will also apply principles and elements of design, employ principles and concepts of advertising, and use a computer to research, create, or manipulate images.
ART-061-S002 ART 061: Digital Photography This course is an introduction to digital photography and teaches students effective camera and editing software use, artistic design, processing and careers, with a brief history of photography.
ASL-041-T003 ASL 041: First-Year ASL, Part 1 In this American Sign Language course, students will learn the basics of language, be taught simple conversations; and cover topics such as numbers, feelings, yes and no questions, facial expressions, cultural aspects, and more. This course features new interactive elements: live one-on-one signing appointments, a student discussion board, and an instructor-hosted wiki. This course features new interactive elements: live instructor-led orientations and weekly lesson review activities, live one-o
ASL-043-T003 ASL 043: First-Year ASL, Part 2 Students will learn how to create ASL sentence structures that can be used to form conversational sentences, over 200 new signs, and cultural insights into into the Deaf community. This course features interactive elements: live weekly review activities, live one-on-one signing appointments, a student discussion board, and an instructor-hosted wiki. This is the second course in a four-part ASL series (ASL 041, 043, 051, 053) and is a continuation of ASL 041 (American Sign Language, Part 1).

AK Grad Online Middle School

Course Number Course Title Course Description
ART-031-S002 ART 031: Introduction to Art This is a foundational art course that includes the study of art history, art production, and art criticism. The influence of prominent artists and several art movements will be introduced to students. Students also visually express themselves by applying learned production skills to various projects.
ENGL-031-S003 ENGL 031: Seventh-Grade English, Part 1 Students will learn to identify themes in literature, analyze techniques in poetry, recite a poem using effective presentation skills, compare selected genres in literature, read and interpret Shakespearean sonnets and excerpts from a play, compose a well-supported research paper, apply reading and writing strategies to a novel, and expand and enrich their vocabulary by applying word-mastery strategies. This is the first course in a two-part Seventh-Grade English series (ENGL 031 and ENGL 033).
ENGL-033-S003 ENGL 033: Seventh-Grade English, Part 2 Students will learn to identify themes in literature, analyze techniques in poetry, recite a poem using effective presentation skills, compare selected genres in literature, read and interpret Shakespearean sonnets and excerpts from a play, compose a well-supported research paper, apply reading and writing strategies to a novel, and expand and enrich their vocabulary by applying word-mastery strategies. This is the second course in a two-part Seventh-Grade English series (ENGL 031 and ENGL 033).
ENGL-035-S003 ENGL 035: Eighth-Grade English, Part 1 In a world of words, students will learn how to put words together naturally, express themselves confidently, and explore the world of reading and writing through study and practice. Fifteen hours of reading of nonfiction texts will be required in addition to the course novel. This is the first course in a two-part Eighth-Grade English series (ENGL 035 and ENGL 037).
ENGL-037-S003 ENGL 037: Eighth-Grade English, Part 2 This course will enhance students_�� vocabulary, writing strategies, argumentative and persuasive techniques in writing and speaking, and ability to analyze literature and media. Students will also be able to identify the elements of the research process and incorporate them into their own research papers. This is the second course in a two-part Eighth-Grade English series (ENGL 035 and ENGL 037).