Grade 13 - Electives

College Planner (Credit: 0.50)

This semester-long course helps high school students to find their way through the complex business of choosing post-secondary options, college entrance requirements, financial planning, and considering non-educational career options. Filled with ideas, instructions, and inspiration to seek God's will, this course is practical and encourages students to think critically and independently. As a part of a complete learning management system, college planner is a self-directed elective infused with technology-based tools, and exercises to enrich prepare students for college under the guidance of a teacher. Like all Ignitia courses, Bible verses (KJV) and biblical references support the development of a Christian worldview and encourage practical Christian living.

Created for high school students, this five-unit course is a great fit for those planning post-secondary education. Students are encouraged to consider real-world implications of the choices they make about their future and are given practical tools for choosing a college, preparing for entrance exams, the application process, and the financial responsibilities associated with getting a degree. From choosing a career path to scholarships and financial aid, this college planner covers all the bases. The course units include text-based lessons, on and off-computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. This elective enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and helps them prepare for a bright future of learning.

Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:
  • My Educational Future
  • Choosing a College
  • Entrance Exams and Applications
  • Paying for College
  • Non-College Options