• Comparison of Advanced Placement classes with Dual Enrollment

    Download the attached document AP/Dual Enrollment for a list of AP and Dual Enrollment classes offered at DVHS.
     

     

    Advanced Placement

    Rio Salado Dual Enrollment

    Cost: $100 per test taken

    Cost: $85 per credit per semester

              Plus $15 registration fee

     

    College Credit

    • Score a 3, 4, or 5 to earn credit

    Dependent on subject/school

     

    • Credit transfers throughout nation and internationally

     

    • Check school for credit policy

    College credit

    • In-state transfers

    Check on intended major

     

    • Out-of-state varies between schools

     

    Academic Requirement:

    • Must earn A’s or B’s in previous honors level class, A’s in regular classes with teacher recommendation, and/or A’ or B’s in previous AP courses

     

    • Summer reading/activity

     

     

     

    • Follow true college curricula

     

    Academic Requirement:

    • Perform within acceptable range on Accuplacer tests at any Community College

     

    • Pay up front and follow college attendance guidelines

    Represents the rigor and expectation of university curricula

    Represents the rigor of the community college curricula

     

     

    www.aztransfer.com

     

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    AP CAPSTONE (coming to DVHS starting fall 2021)

    AP Capstone

    -AP Seminar (10th or 11th) class and exam

    -AP Research (12th) class and exam

    -4 other AP exams with passing scores

    AP courses offered: Art 2D Design, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science Principles, Computer Science A, Drawing, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Human Geography, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics 1: Algebra-based, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, Physics C: Mechanics, Spanish Language and Culture, US Government and Politics, and US History

    What would my potential schedule look like?

    Freshman

    Sophomore

    Junior

    Senior

    ELA 1-2 Honors

    ELA 3-4 Honors 

    AP English Language AP English Literature

    Geometry 1-2 Honors

    Algebra 3-4 Honors

    PreCalculus Honors AP Calculus

    PE/Health

    World History Honors

    AP US History AP Government/Econ
    Biology Honors Earth Science Honors AP Physics AP Research
    Spanish 3-4 Honors AP Seminar Elective AP Environmental Science
    AP Human Geography Elective Elective

    Elective

     

    What is dual enrollment?

    Dual-enrolled = enrolled at two places

    Student enrolled at:

    • Deer Valley High School
    • Rio Salado Community College

    AGEC – “Gen eds” Arizona General Education Curriculum

    AA/AS –Associate of Arts or Associate of Science

    What would earning an Associate Degree look like in my schedule?

    Freshman

    Sophomore

    Junior

    Senior

    ELA 1-2 Honors

    ELA 3-4 Honors 

     

    English 110/101

    English 102/111

    Algebra 1-2 Honors

    Geometry 1-2 Honors

    Algebra 3-4 Honors MATH 151/206

    PE/Health

    HIS 110/111 (WH Honors)

    History 103/104 POS 110/Econ
    Biology Honors Earth Science Honors Chemistry 130 Spanish 201/202
    Spanish 1-2 Spanish 3-4 Spanish 101/102 PHY 101
    Elective Elective Elective  

    With one summer course of COM 100, this student would graduate with an Associate of Arts with 61 college credits

     

    First AGEC and AA degree awarded - 2015

    Class of 2019 and 2020:

    29 Associate degrees and 15 AGECs awarded 

    Class of 2021 on track for: 

    14 degrees and 3 AGECs