Having a Hard Time Finding Elective Credits?
Electives are a large part of most high school transcripts and finding interesting elective choices for high school that you can do online can be challenging. We have compiled a list of 20 online electives with course links to help you fulfill your elective credits.
Photography The Basics of Photography from LifeHacker.com Intermediate Photography Course from Photographycourse.net Your Road to Better Photography from Udemy.com
Music Introduction to Music Theory from edx.org (This course can be used as dual credit) Guitar Lessons for Beginners from Justinguitars.com Songwriting from Coursera.com
Art Art 101 from Study.com (This course can be used as dual credit) Digital Art from Udemy.com Art Education from Jerrysartarama.com
Psychology Introduction to Psychology from MIT (This course can be used for dual credit) Positive Psychology from Class-Central.com Introduction to Clinical Psychology from Edx.org (This course can be used for dual credit)
Culinary Learning to Cook from Theculinarycook.com Be a Better Cook from AllRecipes.com Cooking Classes from Craftsy.com
Coding Code Academy from CodeAcademy.com Hour of Code from KhanAcademy.org CS50’s Introduction to Computer Science from Edx.org (This course can be used for dual credit)
SAT Prep Practice for the SAT from KhanAcademy.org SAT Prep from PrepFactory.com SAT Prep from UnionTestPrep.com
Business Classes Business 101 from Study.com Marketing in a Digital World from Class-central.com Business Communication from Edx.org (This course can be used for dual credit)
Stress Management Coping with Stress from Thiswayup.org Stress Management from Alison.com Building Resilience from Class-central.com (This course can be used for dual credit)
Graphic Design Intro to Graphics Design from Udemy.com Graphics Design from MIT (This course can be used for dual credit) Visual and Graphic Design from Alison.com
Animation Animation Classes from Skillshare.com 3D Design from TUFT University Pixar In a Box from KhanAcademy.org
Entrepreneurship Leadership Skills from Alison.com Entrepreneurship from Coursera.org Entrepreneurship and Business from Study.com
Pet Care and Training Dog Training from Udemy.com
Film Production Intro to Video from MIT (This course can be used for dual credit) Film Making and Video Production from Udemy.com Exploring Filmmaking from Class-central.com
Typing Touch Typing from TypingClub.com Learn Typing from Easytype.org
Foreign Language Learn a Foreign Language from Duolingo.com Choose from 48 Foreign Languages from OpenCulture.com Introduction to Spanish from Study.com
Yoga Yoga Classes from Doyogawithme.com Fight Master Yoga from Lesley Fight Master Yoga Classes from Bemoreyogic.com
Drawing Drawing Classes from Skillshare.com Introduction to Drawing from Drawspace.com Learn to Draw from Jerrysartarama.com
Cosmetology Online Beauty Courses from Skillshare.com Start a Youtube Channel showing off your beauty skills.
Auto Mechanics Auto Sevice Technician from Alison.com Autoshop 101 from AutoEducation.com Automotive Electrical Diagnosis from Udemy.com
The best approach to deciding what electives to take for your high school credits is to take courses and workshops based on your interests and passions. Ask yourself what your plan is after high school and look at courses that will help you achieve your goals.