Summer Accredited Courses June 22 - August 13, 2020
Accredited High School Courses
Summer 2020 Semester
Advanced Placement Level Computer Science - CSCI201
Accelerated course for students who demonstrate strong interest in computer programming, and have some prior coding experience in any of the following languages: Java, Python, C++. This course will prepare students for the AP CS A college board exam in our super safe seating class. Maximum of 10 students.
Arduino Robotics - ENGR202
Arduino for Robotics A teaches students how to program in the Arduino programming language, utilize the Arduino microcontroller to create test rigs, control devices, integrate the Arduino controller into robotic systems, connect sensors, act on data collected and learn the Arduino coding language & electronics. Class will be taught in our new, safe seating classroom. Maximum of 10 students.
Students who complete courses at PVNet will be provided with a WASC Accredited Certificate for inclusion with their transcripts. These courses carry the same weight as those taken at students' schools. Regardless of which school in the U.S. students attend, WASC is the accrediting body and there is no differentiation between a school accredited course and the WASC accredited course offered at PVNet. It is up to the student's school whether the course will be transcripted.
If you're looking for more information or have questions, use the form at the bottom of the page to let us know which course you're interested in taking.
These accredited courses are offered in partnership with Southern California Regional Occupational Center, who has in place relationships with many South Bay schools. In those cases, courses will be added to the student's transcripts by SCROC and the student's school.
The following unified school districts (USD) have agreed to give course credit through SCROC. The courses will be added to their transcript as an elective and included in the student's weighted GPA.
El Segundo USD
Manhattan Beach USD
Palos Verdes Peninsula USD
Redondo Beach USD
For a list of school counselors, please see SCROC's website https://www.socalroc.com/
Courses will be taught in-class at PVNet in compliance with current state and CDC guidelines.
Some courses may include some remote learning.
Biotech - BISC201
Biotechnology I is a course that provides access to tools for studying biology. The course will explore the genetic manipulation of organisms to produce commercial products. Students will learn how to use basic lab equipment and how to test other substances in this super safe distanced class. Maximum of 3 students.
Python for Beginners - CSCI204
This course teaches the foundations of computer science and basic programming, with an emphasis
on helping students develop logical thinking and problem solving skills. Python is is a major force in robotics, aerospace, AI, cyber security, biotech, etc. Learn in our super safe seating classroom. Maximum of 6 students.
Documentary Video Production - DESMA103
This course will teach students live video recording, editing and production skills using Adobe Premiere Video Editing software--the industry standard video editing program that students will be required to learn at top media arts schools like Otis, UCLA, USC, and CalArts.
Learn basic and advanced video/audio editing skills and get ahead of the curve for your media arts future. Take this course in our super safe seating classroom.