Course Selection

Course Selection Resources

Please view the course selection guide:  Class of 2024 Course Selection Guide

Please view this video to learn more about course selections here at Lehigh Valley Academy. 




PDF of the Slide for the Introduction Video



Here are links to the different sections of the video:


Overview of the Course Selection Process

Career-related Programme
Diploma Programme
Choosing Between CP and DP


Specific Course Information


Group One:  Studies in Language and Literature

There is no video for English A:  Literature, HL because all students complete the same course.  You can view the subject brief below.

English A:  Literature, HL

Group Two:  Language Acquisition



PDF of the Slides for the Group 2 Video

Below, you will find the subject briefs from IB.  These subject briefs provide the course description and aims for the course.  They also provide information on the IB assessment model.

Language B Subject Brief
Language ab initio Subject Brief

Group Three:  Individuals and Societies



PDF of the Slides for the Group 3 Video


Below, you will find the subject briefs from IB.  These subject briefs provide the course description and aims for the course.  They also provide information on the IB assessment model.

Global Politics HL Subject Brief
Global Politics SL Subject Brief
History SL Subject Brief
History HL Subject Brief
Psychology Subject Brief (SL and HL)

Group Four:  Sciences




PDF of the Slides for the Group 4 Video


Below, you will find the subject briefs from IB.  These subject briefs provide the course description and aims for the course.  They also provide information on the IB assessment model.
   Please note 

Design Technology SL Subject Brief
Design Technology HL Subject Brief
Environmental Systems and Societies Subject Brief
Physics SL Subject Brief
Physics HL Subject Brief
Sports Exercise and Health Science Subject Brief (SL and HL)

Below you will find links to our sites on PLTW.

CP PLTW:  Biomedical Syllabus
CP PLTW:  Engineering Syllabus

Group Five:  Mathematics




PDF of the Slides for the Group 5 Video


Below, you will find the subject briefs from IB.  These subject briefs provide the course description and aims for the course.  They also provide information on the IB assessment model.

Analysis Subject Brief
Interpretations Subject Brief

MYP/CP/DP Course Sequence

Group Six:  The Arts



PDF of the Slides for the Electives Video


Below, you will find the subject briefs from IB.  These subject briefs provide the course description and aims for the course.  They also provide information on the IB assessment model.  The music subject brief is not listed because it is in the process of being updated by IB.  

Film Subject Brief (Please note:  Film is only offered at the Higher Level at LVA.)
Music SL and HL Subject Brief
Visual Arts SL Subject Brief
Visual Arts HL Subject Brief