• College Credit Plus Courses Offered at Worthington Schools

     

    PRE-CALCULUS/ HONORS PRE-CALCULUS (MATH 150)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    2 Semesters                                         Prerequisite: See below

    5 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school math credit                taught by Worthington teacher

    This course is a study of algebraic functions, trigonometry, vectors, conic sections, sequences and series. The course will include the study of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic and piece-wise defined functions, and the trigonometric functions and their graphs.  Topics investigated will include domain, range, graphs, inverses, operations, equations, inequalities and their applications.

    Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prerequisites.

     

    AP CALCULUS AB (MATH 200)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    2 Semesters                                         Prerequisite: See below

    5 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school math credit            taught by Worthington teacher

    Concepts of limits of functions are covered including continuity of functions. The definition of the derivative as well as rules for differentiation develop the ability to find the derivatives of functions, including polynomial, rational, algebraic, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, hyperbolic and inverse hyperbolic functions.

    Derivatives are used in curve sketching as well as in solving applied problems. The Mean Value Theorem and Newton’s Method for optimization are covered. Definite and indefinite integrals, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, the substitution method and area between curves are discussed.   Requires:

    • Successful completion of Math 150
    • Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check theirwebsite at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prer

     

    AP CALCULUS BC/MATH 200 AND MATH 210

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    2 Semesters                                       Prerequisite:   See below

    5 college credits, for each                     Graded: Conventional

    1 high school math credit                taught by Worthington teacher 

    Concepts of limits of functions are covered including continuity of functions. The definition of the derivative as well as rules for differentiation develop the ability to find the derivatives of functions, including polynomial, rational, algebraic, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, hyperbolic and inverse hyperbolic functions. Derivatives are used in curve sketching as well as in solving applied problems. The Mean Value Theorem and Newton’s Method for optimization are covered. Definite and indefinite integrals, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, the substitution method and area between curves are discussed.  Requires:

    • Successful completion of Math 150
    • Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prer

     

    INTRO TO PROGRAMMING LOGIC (CSCI 1103)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester                                           Prerequisite: See below

    3 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school elective credit            taught by Worthington teacher

    This course introduces concepts of programming logic through algorithmic solutions applied to problem-domain scenarios. Examples of these scenarios are Computer Science disciplines such as programming languages, networking, operating systems, databases and others. The course covers the basic units of logic: sequence, selection and loop. Students repair faulty algorithmic solutions. The course also uses basic UML (Unified Modeling Language) notation to model problem-domain objects, via classes.

    Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prerequisites.

     

    INTRO TO BUSINESS (BUS 105) – WKHS Only

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester                                              Prerequisite: See below

    3 college credits,                                Graded: Conventional

    1 high school elective credit taught by Worthington teacher

    This introductory course explains the principles, terminology and concepts necessary for interpreting business. Activities and presentations are provided to the student that will allow him or her to identify business environments, business ownership, ethical issues, global business awareness, organizational structures, management and marketing principles, technology information and financial implications in society. Upon completion of the course, the student will have a better understanding of the various elements of the business process, with this assisting in both the student’s personal and professional life.

     

    INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY (PHIL 1101)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester             Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100

    3 college credits,                                Graded: Conventional

    1 high school elective credit       taught by college instructor

    This course offers an introduction to the problems, methods and terminology of philosophy,  the types of questions addressed by philosophers, and the pivotal thinking and systems of Western civilization from the Greeks to the 20th century. PHIL 1101 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and distributive transfer requirements in philosophy and humanities.

     

    INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY (PSY 1100)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester (Fall)                                  Prerequisite: See below

    3 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school social st. credit        taught by college instructor

    This introductory course provides an overview of the origins, growth, content and applications of psychology, including the application of the scientific method to the following topics: research methodology, beginning statistics, theories of physical, cognitive, moral and emotional development, sensation, perception, learning, motivation, intelligence, memory, personality, coping processes, abnormality, adjustment, and the individual in small groups and a pluralistic society.  Requires:

    • Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prerequisites.

     

    COMPOSITION 1 (ENGL 1100)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester (Fall)                                  Prerequisite: See below

    3 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school English credit         taught by college instructor

    English 1100 is a beginning composition course which develops processes for critically reading, writing, and responding to a variety of texts in order to compose clear, concise, expository essays. The course facilitates an awareness of purpose, audience, content, structure and style, while also introducing research and documentation methods. Course reading and writing assignments may be thematically organized.  Requires:

    • Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prerequisites.

     

    COMPOSITION 2 (ENGL 2367)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester (Spring)                             Prerequisite: See below

    3 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school English credit         taught by college instructor

    ENGL 2367 is an intermediate composition course that extends and refines skills in expository and argumentative writing, critical reading and critical thinking. This course also refines skills in researching a topic, documenting sources and working collaboratively. Course reading and writing assignments are organized around the diversity of those who comprise the identities.  Requires: Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prerequisites.

     

    INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (POLS 1100)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester (Spring)                             Prerequisite: See below

    3 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school social st. credit        taught by college instructor

    This course introduces students to the nature, purpose and structure of the American political system. Attention is given to the institutions and processes that create public policy. The strengths and weaknesses of the American political system are discussed, along with the role of citizens in a democracy.  Requires:

    • Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prerequisites.

     

    INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY (SOC 1101)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester (Spring)                             Prerequisite: See below

    3 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school social st. credit        taught by college instructor

    This course introduces the basic concepts, methods and findings of sociology as a scientific discipline. The sociological perspective, emphasizing social interaction and structure, is used to explore the following topics: culture; socialization; social groups, including organizations; deviance; various types of social inequality; major social institutions; collective behavior, social movement and social change.  Requires:

    • Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prerequisites.

     

    ETHICS (PHIL 1130)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester (tentatively Fall)                 Prerequisite: See below

    3 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school social st. credit        taught by college instructor

    This course introduces students to moral reasoning, examining theories of right and wrong, good and bad, justice and injustice as they have been viewed in the past and as they shed light on contemporary ethical issues. PHIL 1130 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and distributive transfer requirements in philosophy and humanities.  Requires:

    • Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prerequisites.

     

    AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY 1 (HIST 2223)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester (Tentatively Fall)               Prerequisite: See below

    3 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school social st. credit               taught by college instr.

    The class is primarily a lecture/discussion course which includes the history of African Americans in the New World from the time of the slave trade to the end of Reconstruction. Requires:

    • Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prerequisites.

     

    HISTORY OF ART (HART 1201)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester (Tentatively Fall)               Prerequisite: See below

    3 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school fine arts credit                taught by college instr.

    This course is a historically based introduction to the study of visual arts in the West. Through a critical examination of the fundamental formal concepts and the historical developments in the visual arts, this course examines the visual expression of culture from the Prehistoric Era to the early Renaissance. Requires:

    • Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prerequisites.

     

    CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY (CLAS 1222)

    Grades: 9,10,11,12

    1 Semester (Tentatively Spring)           Prerequisite: See below

    3 college credits,                                  Graded: Conventional

    1 high school social st. credit               anticipate course being purely online

    This course is an introduction to the world of mythology through the study of myths from Greece and Rome. The course explores some of the religious ideas, traditions and values that distinguish one civilization from another, while also indicating universally shared themes. Attention will be given to cultural expression of mythical themes in literature and art.  Requires:

    • Students must meet the prerequisite standards put in place by Columbus State Community College. Please check their website at www.cscc.edu for the most up-to-date information regarding prerequisites.