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Best high school classes for a science career

How to choose online courses to prepare for STEM positions

The sciences are always growing. There’s more demand than ever for professional scientists in every field. Students interested in a STEM career should start preparing while still in high school. eAchieve Academy has FREE online high school classes for Wisconsin students.

The more science classes you take in high school, the more prepared you’ll be for college level courses. eAchieve’s online curriculum has part- or full-time classes for high schoolers. Classes include biology, chemistry, physics, and AP classes you can take to earn early college credit. Get a head start on your career with online science classes from eAchieve.

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High school classes you should take to prepare for jobs in science and technology

Recommended high school classes for the science majors

To prepare for a career in the sciences, you need prepare by taking the right classes in high school:

Science courses

The most science important classes you can take in high school are biology, chemistry, physics, and earth sciences. Having a firm understanding of these fields will make your college courses much easier to follow. Passing these classes at the high school level may qualify you to skip introductory 100-level courses in college and get right to advanced classes.

In particular, Biology and Chemistry form the basis of biochemistry and are used throughout many scientific careers. Introductory Biology is available for 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade while Chemistry classes are limited to grades 10-12. Chemistry has one prerequisite, Algebra 1. AP Biology and AP Chemistry courses are available for students in 10th, 11th, and 12th grade.

Pre-med students should take Anatomy and Physiology. There are two prerequisites: Biology and Chemistry. The same prerequisites still apply.

All High School Science Courses

Math courses

Science and mathematics go hand-in-hand. eAchieve Academy has math courses starting with pre-algebra all the way up to AP Calculus. Math is very important in the fields of chemistry, physics, and pre-med health. It’s common for students in the sciences to double-major with mathematics.

AP Calculus AB/BC are recommended for high schoolers planning on going into the sciences. You can earn early college credit by passing AP math tests.

All High School Math Courses

English courses

You’ve just made an amazing new discovery! How do you share the news with the world? Through an accredited, scientific journal or research paper. If you don’t know how to write well, your important achievements could be left behind.

Online eAchieve English classes teach you how to be a better writer. And our Honors and AP English courses delve into classical literature useful for expanding your horizons.

All High School English Courses

Health & Physical Education courses

Medical sciences deal require a lot of study and additional education beyond college. Get a head start by learning basics Health and PE classes from eAchieve online. Learn about good health and nutrition or the basics of human anatomy.

All High School PE Courses

Information Technology (IT) courses

Computer sciences are a booming field for workers. Every discipline needs skilled programmers, coders, and analysts. Start learning coding skills from eAchieve Academy. Computer classes available for high school students teach the programming languages of HTML, CSS, and JAVA. Advanced students are welcome to take AP Computer Science Principles and AP Computer Science A which use the Python programming language.

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Other ways to prepare for a scientific career

Free online high school classes to prepare for STEM careersThere are a lot of job opportunities within the sciences. eAchieve Academy career-planning resources provide our students with guidance in preparing for the future. Our trained counselors can go over what classes you need take to graduate on time and prepared for college.

eAchieve has plenty of online and face-to-face social opportunities for students to make friends. Join National Honor Society (NHS), participate in yearbook, or run for Student Council. The online eLounge is your chance to communicate with other students about your classes, future aspirations, and interests. And each spring, upper level high school students enjoy prom in the Wisconsin Dells!

Science program admissions at the nation’s top colleges and universities

Science programs are available at the best colleges and universities around the world. If you want to get into a good college to pursue a science degree, you need a high school diploma. Graduates of eAchieve Academy have been accepted into colleges and universities across the United States and the world.

A good college application stands out from the rest. Every potential science major will have lots of science classes under their belt. Include electives and service learning to rise above the rest. Learn to play an instrument, paint with watercolors, or prepare a meal. These classes to add healthy variety to your college transcript.

Find out the top high school classes needed for college admission in Wisconsin and nationwide.

eAchieve Academy has the resources to help you prepare for a career in the sciences:

More About eAchieve Academy

A high school diploma earned from eAchieve Academy is exactly the same as one from any other Wisconsin public school. Our fully accredited, K-12 public charter school offers FREE enrollment and tuition for Wisconsin students under the age of 21. Our online format is ideal for students who intern, travel, or need accommodating schedules.

No matter which Wisconsin school district you reside in, your educational options aren't limited to schools in your area. Students living anywhere in the state are welcome to apply at eAchieve.

Whatever your reason for online classes, eAchieve welcomes you. Our Wisconsin-certified teachers average 20 years of classroom experience. Our career counselors have helped students decide their futures. We create personalized learning plans to support students throughout their academic journey.

Sign up for our online classes as a full- or part-time student and earn high school credits online. Learn more about how eAchieve Academy works as an online charter school.

Contact eAchieve for more information or to enroll in high school science courses online.
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