College Classes

Students may begin taking college courses second semester of their freshman year, upon meeting eligibility requirements. NOVA Academy covers the cost of tuition, books, and fees so that our students may enroll in these courses free of charge. This saves students both time and money as they begin creating pathways to college and career success—while still in high school.

CollegeMinimum GPALocation of Class
Santa Ana College2.85All classes at SAC, except CNSL 116 (held at NOVA Academy)
Concordia University3.00NOVA Academy
UC Irvine3.30NOVA Academy

Here are some of the college classes taken recently by students at NOVA Academy:

FALL 2018

American Sign Language I, American Sign Language II, Argumentation and Debate, Basic Blueprint Reading, Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, Beginning Sewing, Biology, California and Federal Taxes, Career/Life Planning and Exploration, Child Growth and Development, CNC Program Reading, Concepts of Criminal Law, Cultural Geography, Drug Abuse and Criminal Justice, Elementary French, Elementary Spanish, Elementary Vietnamese, Food Sanitation and Safety, Intro to American Governments, Intro to Art Concepts, Intro to Cultural Anthropology, Intro to Digital Media Arts, Intro to Hip-Hop Dance, Intro to Innovation and Entrepreneurship​, Intro to International Business, Intro to Philosophy, Intro to Psychology, Introductory Logic, Introductory Sociology, Liberal Arts Math, Personal Finance, Principles in the Social Sciences, Public Speaking, Science Fiction and Science Fact, Training Academy Preparation, Trigonometry, Writing and Research, World Regional Geography


American Sign Language, Beginning Cardio Kickboxing, Biology, Biology Lab, Career/Life Planning and Personal Exploration, Child Growth and Development, Culture and International Business, Dance History and Appreciation, Decorative Apparel, Elementary Spanish, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Exceptionality and Special Needs in Human Development, Financial Accounting, Fire Technology, Fundamentals of Business, History of Film to 1945, History of Film 1945 to Present, Intermediate Swimming, Introduction to Architecture/Civil Engineering/Construction (AEC), Introduction to Art Concepts, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Introduction to Drawing, Introduction to Engineering, Introduction to Legal Studies, Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Psychology, Legal Environment of Business, Piano, Visual Communications


Argumentation and Debate; AutoCad 2/Computer-Aided Drafting; Beginning Photography; Beginning Voice; Career/Life Planning; Child Growth and Development; Child, Family, and Community; Computer and Society; Computer Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy Development; Engineering Drawing; Financial Accounting; Fundamentals of Biology; Fundamentals of Biology Laboratory; Fundamentals of Business; History of Animation; Introduction to Child Psychology; Introduction to Corrections; Introduction to Criminal Justice; Introduction to Digital Media Arts; Introduction to Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Introduction to Interpersonal Communication; Introduction to Legal Studies; Introduction to Major Fields of Engineering; Introduction to Psychology; Introduction to Sociology; Introduction to Stars & Galaxies; Introduction to Stone Setting-Jewelry; Introduction to Vietnamese; Java Programming; Mexican-American History in the United States; Principles of Management; Principles of Marketing; Study Skills; The Art of the Essay; The United States Since 1865

FALL 2017

Intro to Cultural Anthropology, Intro to Art Concepts, Mexican & Chicano Art History, Introduction to Jewelry, Intro to the Solar System, Astronomy Lab, Fundamentals of Biology, Biology Lab, Culture & International Business, Child Growth & Development, Intro to Criminal Justice, Visual Basic Programming, Introduction to Information Systems & Applications, Visual Communications, CATIA Solid Modeling I, Architecture/Civil Engineering, Introduction to Working as a Freelance Contractor, People Skills for the Freelancer, Opportunities in Freelance Industries and Trades, Marketing to Attract Customers and Grow Your Freelance Business, Survival Finance and Accounting for the Freelancer, Launch Your Business, Physical Geography, World Civilizations to the 16th Century, Elementary Japanese, Beginning Medical Terminology, Medical Assistant – Clinical Back Office, Career/Life Planning & Personal Exploration, Principles of Marketing, Introduction to Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Music Appreciation, Piano, Intro to Philosophy, Beginning Photography, Introduction to American Governments, Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Abnormal Psychology, Introduction to Academic Reading, Introductory Sociology, Elementary Spanish, Theatre Arts, Writing and Research, Principles in the Social Sciences.


American Sign Language, Autocad I-Computer Aided Drafting, Astronomy Lab, Career/Life Planning and Personal Exploration, Dance History and Appreciation, Elementary Spanish, Exceptionality and Special Needs in Human Development, Fundamentals of Biology, Fundamentals of Biology Lab, General Human Anatomy, Intro to AEC (Architectural, Civil Engineering, and Construction Fields), Intro to American Governments, Intro to Anthropology, Intro to Art Concepts, Intro to Criminal Justice, Into to Drawing, Intro to Interpersonal Communication, Intro to Major Fields of Engineering, Intro to Mural Painting and Design, Intro to Philosophy, Intro to Psychology, Intro to Sociology, Intro to the Solar System, Legal Environment of Business, Marriage, Family and Relationships, Medical Assistant-Administrative, Music Appreciation, Musicianship, Nutrition, Nutrition and Fitness, Two-Dimensional Design, Women in U.S. History.


American Sign Language, Art of Animation, Art Lab, Basic Music Theory and Musicianship, Beginning Medical Terminology, Beginning Painting, Beginning Photography, Business Law, Child Growth and Development, Communication Studies, Counseling, Criminal Justice, Dance Production, Earth Science, French, Fundamentals of Biology Lab, Geography, Hip Hop Dance, History of Film, Human Anatomy, Human Relations and Organizational Behavior, Intro to Architecture/Civil Engineering/Construction, Intro to Art Concepts, Intro to Chicano Studies, Intro to Cultural Anthropology, Intro to Drawing, Intro to Information Systems and Applications, Intro to Interpersonal Communication, Intro to Philosophy, Intro to Programming, Intro to Sociology, Intro to Theatre Arts, Intro to Women’s Studies, Japanese, Jazz Dance, Managerial Accounting, Medical Insurance and Billing Forms, Mexican-American History in the United States, Nutrition and Fitness, Piano, Pre-Calculus, Principles of Management, Public Speaking, Spanish, Television Video Communications, The Art of the Essay.