NOTE: ONLY OPEN TO KAMEHAMEHA STUDENTS ENTERING GRADE 12.

Dual credit is an early post-secondary admittance program that identifies high school students who have successfully displayed excellent work and study habits in their high school courses and have demonstrated college readiness.  This program will allow students to earn both high school and college credit simultaneously.  Dual credit courses are rigorous and expectations for students that enroll in them are high.  Courses are taught by college instructors and are subject to all college expectations and requirements.  Students who are interested in taking these courses must meet stringent application deadlines.  Students who qualify and elect to take these courses have a one week grace period to drop the class without penalty.  Grades will be weighted on a 5.0 grade scale and will count towards an Honors Diploma.

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY

For KS Student Only

KS02411     ADVANCED SPEECH COMMUNICATIONS     $175 + HPU APPLICATION FEE  0.5 Speech 11-12 credit

This course is designed to expand student skills in critical thinking and listening, research and organization, and speaking. While this course emphasizes persuasive speaking and research, other experiences may include individual group speaking, persuasive speaking, small group discussion, job and personal interviewing, interpretation of literature and Public Forum debate.

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII

Open to Kamehameha students entering grade 12.  Prerequisites:  GPA 3.2 and above, a score no lower than 1020 on the SAT/PSAT or 18 on the ACT.

KS03226      ECONOMICS     $175 + UH APPLICATION FEE 0.5 Economics Credit

For KS Student Only

Honors Economics is a one-semester survey course which introduces students to the basic microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts they will encounter in introductory college economics courses and throughout life. Since Honors Economics is an introductory course it will cover mostly the same content as Economics but will be more academically rigorous in terms of the depth of graphical and mathematical analysis.

KS03246     HAWAIIANS     $175 + UH APPLICATION FEE 0.5 Hawaiian History credit

For KS Student Only

This course covers the unique culture, religion, history, language, land system, and governance of Native Hawaiians, b) transformation of the Hawaiian social system by the capitalist economy and c) current issues and Native Hawaiian quest for sovereign governance.

KS031533      SOCIOLOGY     $175  + UH APPLICATION FEE

This course covers basic social relationship, social structures and processes.

 

KS03247     PSYCHOLOGY     $175 + UH APPLICATION FEE 0.5 Elective Credit

For KS Student Only

Psychology 100 introduces the methods, facts, and theories of modern psychology. The course will survey the topics of biology and behavior, stress and health, sensation and perception, learning, cognition, development, personality, intelligence, motivation, abnormal behavior, social behavior, psychological disorders and treatment. Additionally, the course will include discussions of ethics, research, and cultural diversity.

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE

KS0     MA KA HANA KA ‘OLELO ME KA ‘IKE HAWAI’I   $175 +KCC APPLICATION FEE

Prerequisites:  Preference given to students who have successfully completed Hawaiian 4.  Students who have successfully completed Hawaiian 3 may ask to be wait listed.

This course is designed to prepare students to serve as Hawaiian language and culture resources on campus and in the community through ‘aina learning experiences.  Application of ‘aina learning experiences, mo‘olelo, and personal reflections will serve as the basis for communicative activities in class.

 

ONLINE-FLORIDA VIRTUAL GLOBAL SCHOOL

FIRST PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO NEIGHBOR ISLAND BOARDERS ENTERING GRADES 11 and 12, FOR THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

KS9955     ECONOMICS-ONLINE    $400 0.5 Economics credit

For KS Student Only

Economics is a one-semester survey course that introduces students to the basic microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts they will encounter in introductory college economics courses and through-out life. Economics is the study of choice. This course will assist the student in critically analyzing his or her own choices, the choices of consumers, the choices of producers, and the choices of societies and governments at local, national and international levels. Each student should achieve a level of economic literacy sufficient to evaluate both current events and historical events in economic terms. Students will demonstrate and apply their understanding of economics by writing analysis papers and/or delivering oral presentations. Each analysis will be an application of economic principles and should demonstrate a comprehensive approach to economic problem solving by including graphical analysis as well as intuitive verbal explanations. Some basic mathematical skills will be necessary.

KS9992   HONORS ECONOMICS-ONLINE     $400  0.5 Honors Economics credit

FIRST PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO NEIGHBOR ISLAND BOARDERS ENTERING GRADES 11 and 12, FOR THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

For KS Student Only

Economic decisions affect us every day of our lives. Understanding economics means thinking about how scarcity, or limited resources, requires us to make choices and evaluate one option against others. In this course, students will recognize examples of economics in your daily life. Students will see how the economic choices of larger groups, like businesses and governments, affect students and others. As student’s progress through the course, students will recognize that the costs and benefits of choices connect individuals and groups around the world. The purpose of this course is to help students become a smart consumer who understands the flow of an economy between individuals, businesses, governments, and the rest of the world.

KS08410 HAWAIIAN HISTORY ONLINE     $175     0.5 credit

Blended online class with hands on huaka’i planned once a week.  Priority will be given to boarders entering grades 11-12.