The Virtual High School


For over 15 years, The Virtual High School (VHS) has brought award-winning, personalized learning programs to communities worldwide.

Between the variety of online and blended programs we can provide, and the diverse backgrounds of students and faculty in our global classrooms, it should be no surprise that our catalog is just as assorted.

From core courses and graduation requirements, to advanced learning and career oriented electives, it's hard not to find the class you are looking for in our course catalog.

Advanced Learning

VHS has one of the largest online Advanced Placement® catalogs in the nation. With over 20 AP® courses to choose from, students can earn college credit, or delve deeper into subjects of interest with unique offerings such as AP® Computer Science, AP® World History, AP® Music Theory and AP® Human Geography.

We also offer a number of Gifted and Talented courses for accelerated students. Our Honors courses provide enrichment for students grades 8-12, and our high school courses for middle school students give motivated learners as young as 10 years old the opportunity to get ahead and continue their studies on a higher level.

Unique Electives

Our wide range of elective courses are a big draw for students year after year. With Language Arts classes including Ghoulies, Ghosties and Long-Legged Beasties and 101 Ways to Write a Short Story, Social Studies supplements such as Modern Middle East, and Science courses that range from Environmental Chemistry to Nuclear Physics, we offer interesting subjects seldom found in a school's curriculum.

Course Catalog

101 Ways to Write a Short Story

Academic Writing

Algebra 1

Algebra 1

Algebra 1 Flex

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 Flex

Algebra 2 Honors

American Popular Music

Anatomy and Physiology

Animal Behavior and Zoology

AP® Art History

AP® Biology

AP® Calculus AB

AP® Calculus BC

AP® Chemistry

AP® Computer Science A

AP® Economics

AP® English Language and Composition

AP® English Literature and Composition

AP® Environmental Science

AP® European History

AP® French Language and Culture

AP® Government & Politics: U.S.

AP® Human Geography

AP® Music Theory

AP® Physics 1

AP® Physics C

AP® Psychology

AP® Spanish Language and Culture

AP® Statistics

AP® U.S. History

AP® World History

Around the World in 80 Days

Art History

Astronomy Principles





Biology Flex


Business and Personal Law

Business Math


Calculus Honors

Chemistry Honors

Climate Change

Computational Science and Engineering Using Java

Computer Animation with Scratch

Computer Science Honors

Constitutional Law

Contemporary Issues in American Law and Justice

Creating Art History

Creating Effective PowerPoint Presentations

Creative Writing


Earth and Space Science

Earth and Space Science

Eastern and Western Thought

Economics Honors

Employability Skills

Engineering for Sustainable Energy

Engineering Principles

English 10

English 10 Flex

English 11

English 11 Flex

English 12

English 9


Environmental Science

Environmental Science Honors


Essay Writing

Fantasy and Science Fiction Short Stories

Film and Literature

Folklore and Literature of Myth, Magic, and Ritual

Forensic Science

French Language and Culture

Genes and Disease


Geometry Flex

German Language and Culture

Ghoulies, Ghosties, and Long-Legged Beasties

Health Flex

History of Photography

Horror Writers

International Business

Investing in the Stock Market

Italian Language and Culture

Journalism in the Digital Age

Kindergarten Apprentice Teacher

Latin 1

Latin 2

Mandarin Chinese Language and Culture

Marketing and the Internet

Math and Modern Logic Honors

Math You Can Use In College


Modern Middle East

Music Listening and Critique

Music: Fundamentals of Composition


Now What Will You Do?

Nuclear Physics

Number Theory


Parenting in the 21st Century


Personal Finance

Personal Finance Flex

Perspectives in Health

Philosophy I

Physical Education: Personal Fitness

Physics Honors

Poetry Writing

Portuguese I

Practical Law


Pre-Calculus: Advanced Trigonometry

Pre-Calculus: Functions

Preveterinary Medicine

Programming in Visual Basic

Psychology Honors

Psychology I

Psychology of Crime

Russian Language and Culture

Russian Language and Culture

Screenwriting Fundamentals

Shakespeare in Film


Spanish 1

Spanish 2

Spanish Culture and 20th Century Hispanic Literature

Sports and Society

Statistics Honors

The Glory of Ancient Rome

The Holocaust

The Human Body

Twentieth Century Women Authors

U.S. Foreign Policy

U.S. Government

U.S. History: 1754-1877

U.S. History: 1877-Present

U.S. History: 1877-Present Flex

U.S. History: Colonial America-1877 Flex

Video Game Design Using GameMaker

Web Design - Advanced

Web Design - Basics

Who Do I Want To Be When I Grow Up?

World Conflict: A United Nations Introduction

World History: 1450 - Present

World History: Pre-History to 1500