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The Upper School Curriculum is divided into three programs of study: the General Program, the Academic Program and the Honors Program.

 

 

 

High School (9-12)

Lawrenceville, VA

Selection of a program of study for each individual student will be made cooperatively by students, parents, and Academy personnel. Selection will be made in the spring of the year prior to a student’s entry into the 9th grade or in case of a student transferring, prior to the student’s attending classes. Brunswick Academy requires 21 credits for graduation to be completed in Grades 8-12.

The subject areas and the credits for each are listed below:

English 4
Mathematics 2
Laboratory Science 2
Social Studies 3
U.S. History 1
U.S. Government 1
Health and Physical Education 1
World Studies or World History 2
Electives 8
Total 21

For grade specific courses please see the relevant link below:

Brunswick Academy High School Online Classes available through Liberty University Online Academy)

  • Survey of the Bible
  • Global Studies
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • Public Speaking and Creative Writing (only if not taught at BA as a class)
  • SAT Prep (guaranteeing a 100-point gain on the SAT)

Students taking online classes at school will have assessments proctored by a faculty member.

Dual Enrollment Courses

Students interested in taking dual enrollment courses may do so through our partnerships with Southside Virginia Community College and Liberty University after successfully completing their sophomore year. These courses will be weighted eight points and are only available to students in the event that an equivalent class is not taught on the Brunswick Academy campus by a faculty member. Students will receive Southside Virginia Community College or Liberty University and Brunswick Academy credit for successful course completion; therefore, students must pay SVCC/Liberty tuition, fees, and must purchase college texts in addition to Brunswick Academy tuition and fees. It is the responsibility of the student and his/her parents to check with the colleges/universities to which transfer credit is desired to make sure the courses will transfer.

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC)
The following classes are the “official” dual enrollment classes offered through Brunswick Academy and Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC). Students are recommended to have a “B” in the prior classes to the ones they desire to take. Students who want to take dual enrollment classes in their junior or senior years must have a 3.00 GPA
and take a placement test administered by SVCC personnel.

MATHEMATICS
MTH 161 Precalculus I = 3 semester hours of credit *** (BA—Precalculus = 0.5 credit)
MTH 162 Precalculus II = 3 semester hours of credit *** (BA—Precalculus = 0.5 credit)
MTH 273 Calculus I = 4 semester hours of credit *** (BA—Calculus = 0.5 credit)
MTH 274 Calculus II = 4 semester hours of credit *** (BA—Calculus = 0.5 credit)

SCIENCE
BIO 101 General Biology I and Labs = 4 semester hours of credit *** (BA—Advanced Biology = 0.5 credit)
BIO 102 General Biology II and Labs = 4 semester hours of credit *** (BA—Advanced Biology = 0.5 credit)

ENGLISH
ENG 111 College Composition I = 3 semester hours of credit *** (BA—English Grammar and Composition = 0.5 credit)
ENG 112 College Composition II = 3 semester hours of credit *** (BA—English Grammar and Composition = 0.5 credit)

POLITICAL SCIENCE
PLS 211 U. S. Government I = 3 semester hours of credit *** (BA—Advanced Government = 0.5 credit)
PLS 212 U. S. Government II = 3 semester hours of credit *** (BA—Advanced Government = 0.5 credit)
Other classes at the community college may be taken. Approval will need to be received from the Head of School for grades to be counted on the Brunswick Academy transcript. Students interested in Vocational Education may choose to pursue classes in this area including Welding. These classes may need to be taken in the late afternoon—early evening.

Liberty University (LU)
The following classes are the “official” dual enrollment classes offered through Brunswick Academy and Liberty University (LU). Students must have a 3.0 grade point average OR two letters of recommendation from their teachers indicating their readiness to take college-level courses.

MATHEMATICS
MATH 126 Elementary Calculus for Business and Science = 3 semester hours of credit*** (BA—Calculus = 0.5 credit)
MATH 201 Introduction to Probability and Statistics = 3 semester hours of credit*** (BA—Intro. to Prob. And Statistics = 0.5 credit)
For the above course, there is a prerequisite of Algebra III/Trig or Honors Advanced Math at BA—LU prerequisite is Math 110: Intermediate Algebra with a grade of “C” or higher OR 520 on SAT Math OR 21 on ACT Math OR pass section 2 of online math assessment with a 15 or higher.

SCIENCE
BIOL 101 Principles of Biology and 103 Principles of Biology (Lab) = 4 semester hours of credit***(BA—Principles of Biology & Lab = 0.5 credit)

ENGLISH
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric = 3 semester hours of credit***(BA—Composition and Rhetoric = 0.5 credit)

ENGL 102 Composition and Literature = 3 semester hours of credit*** (BA—Composition and Literature = 0.5 credit)

ENGL 202 American Literature II = 3 semester hours of credit*** (BA—American Literature II = 0.5 credit)

ENGL 216 English Literature II = 3 semester hours of credit*** (BA—English Literature II = 0.5 credit)

For the ENGL 202 and ENGL 216 courses listed above, there is a prerequisite of ENGL 101 & ENGL 102.

ENGL 221 World Literature I = 3 semester hours of credit*** (BA—World Literature I = 0.5 credit)

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE
GOVT 200 Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise = 3 semester hours of credit*** (BA—  Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise = 0.5 credit)
GOVT 220 American Government = 3 semester hours of credit*** (BA—American Government = 0.5 credit)