A. Linwood Holton Governor's School
Virginia's First Virtual Governor's School
One Partnership Circle - PO Box 1987 Abingdon, VA 24212
Telephone: 276-619-4326      Fax: 276-619-4309     e-mail: holton@hgs.k12.va.us

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Course Offerings

Toward the goal of meeting the broad interests and academic needs of the gifted students of Southwest Virginia, the Governor's School offers a variety of college level classes in the areas of engineering, history, mathematics, the sciences, and related special topics. A complete list of courses currently offered by the school appears below. School admission information, admission criteria, and admission application are available here

Download the Governor's School's Course Directory 2016 - 2017 (PDF) here.
The Course Directory is obsolete. It is listed for historical reference only.

Course information, such as semesters offered and the corresponding Virginia Community College System (VCCS) designation, can be viewed by clicking on the course title.


Engineering and Computer Science

English

History

Information Technology

Life Sciences

Mathematics

Natural Sciences

 

High School Credit Only Course Offerings

The Governor's School also offers traditional high school credit only (i.e., not dual enrollment, no college credit) classes. The classes are asynchronous (i.e., "on demand"). The "high school credit only" classes are listed below. (All other Governor's School courses are dual enrollment.)

 

Natural Sciences

World Languages

 
 

SCHEDULE of CLASSES

The Schedule of Courses for the 2022-2023 academic year is available through the links below. Please note that the schedule is also available as a downloadable PDF file for easy printing.

 

Course Materials

Selected course materials - such as class archives, syllabi, and supplemental study materials - are made available to students through course web sites. Students are encouraged to visit their course(s) web site frequently. While most course materials are within the ALHGS Virtual School (i.e., Canvas), prospective students may view the open sites listed below to better understand the level, depth, and list of topics covered.
 
Course Web Sites
(listed in alphabetical order)
 
Appalachian History
Governor's School Site Class Page
 
Biology
Governor's School Site Class Page
 
Creative Writing
Governor's School Site Class Page
 
Engineering Methods and Computer Programming
Governor's School Site Class Page
 
Environmental Science and Related Problems
Governor's School Site Class Page
 
Probability and Statistics
Governor's School Site Class Page