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AP/Dual Credit Information

Advanced Placement Information


The following AP courses are available through Fargo Virtual Academy.  Students complete these courses under the direction of VA teachers, using the online Edgenuity platform.  The cost of each AP exam is the responsibility of the student/family.  However, the ND Dept of Public Instruction does offer reimbursement to cover partial costs related to exams in math, science, and English courses.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP English Language & Composition
  • AP English Literature & Composition
  • AP Environmental Science 
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Statistics
  • AP US Government & Politics 
  • AP US History
  • AP World History

Registering for your 2023-24 AP Courses

FPS Virtual Academy encourages all students to take AP exams for the AP classes that they have taken. Scoring well on an AP exam can often earn students college credit for their high school class, saving a significant amount on tuition.

For the 2024 AP exams, students at FPS Virtual Academy will be registering online. Online Exam registration will begin on Friday, September 1, 2023 at 8:35 am and end on Friday, March 8, 2024 at 4:00 pm. Only exams paid for by the deadlines listed below will be ordered.  Both steps must be completed in order to have AP exams ordered:

Step 1: Register for the class and exam. You will need to join your AP course using the join code provided below for the appropriate class. You can join all AP courses you plan to take this year at the same time to avoid having to do this on multiple occasions. This is done at . You will login with your existing CollegeBoard student account (if you have previously taken AP, PSAT, or SAT exams) or you will create a new College Board student account. If you have previously taken exams, use the same account and do NOT create a new account to assure that your exam scores are linked each year.

Class sections for Fargo Public Schools Virtual Academy


Course Name

Active Join Code

AP Biology


AP Calculus AB


AP English Language and Composition


AP English Literature and Composition


AP Environmental Science


AP Human Geography


AP Psychology


AP Statistics


AP United States Government and Politics


AP United States History


AP World History: Modern


Step 2: Pay for your exam. This year each AP exam costs $100.00. Students who receive free or reduced lunch are eligible for testing at a reduced price of $60.00 per test.  The ND Department of Public Instruction has provided some additional incentives/fee reductions for exams in STEM areas in the past years. If you/your student qualifies for any of these reductions, you will be reimbursed for this part of the exam fees after the exam is taken.  Students registering for AP tests after the March 8 deadline will be assessed a $40 late fee.  Students who sign up to test and do not test are charged a $40 cancellation fee.  Can pay by check to FPS Virtual Academy and send Attn:  Vanessa Boehm to 700 S 7th Street, Fargo, ND  58103 or at SchoolPay following this link Exam Fee Payment to pay by credit card.

Please contact Vanessa Boehm, counselor to register for an exam not listed or if you have any questions. or (701) 446-8605

Dual Credit Information


Fargo Virtual Academy works with the North Dakota State College of Science to provide dual credit opportunities for students.  These courses are offered asynchronously and are taught by NDSCS instructors.  Students must register for any dual credit course at the start of the semester.  Costs associated with dual credit courses are the responsibility of the student/family and are paid directly to NDSCS.  There are opportunities for fee reductions through the NDSCS Foundation and students on free/reduced lunch status are eligible to take one yearlong or two semester classes at no cost each year through a tuition assistance program under the Bank of North Dakota.  Below is a list of classes offered semester 2. 

Spring 2024

Course # Subject Course Name College Credits Instructor
20991 ACCT 201 Elements of Accounting II 4 Schreiber
21098 BADM 202 Principles of Management 3 Anderson
21047 BIOL 124 Environmental Science 3 S. King
21048 BIOL 124L Environmental Science Lab 1 S. King
20828 BIOL 220 Anatomy & Physiology I 3 Armour
20901 BIOL 220L Anatomy & Physiology I Lab 1 Weber
20903 BIOL 221 Anatomy & Physiology II 3 Brejcha
20988 BIOL 221L Anatomy & Physiology II Lab 1 Weber
21040 BOTE 108 Business Mathematics 3 Bornsen
20853 BOTE 171 Medical Terminology 4 Givens
20902 BUSN 170 Entrepreneurship 3 Anderson
20898 CIS 101 Computer Literacy 2 Hackey
20854 CIS 180 HTML and CSS 3 Schillinger
22204 CJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Wolf
20824 COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3 Woods
21097 COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3 Woods
21105 COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3 Gunnerson
20859 CSCI 116 Business Use of Computers 3-4 Schillinger
22205 ECON 105 Elements of Economics 3


22209 ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Partapurwala
20858 ENGL 110 College Composition I 3 W. King
20857 ENGL 120 College Composition II 3 Lill
20856 ENGL 211 Introduction to Creative Writing 3 Priebe
22007 ENGL 238 Children's Literature 3 Priebe
20860 HIST 103 U.S. History to 1877 3 Wesolick
20995 HPER 100 Concepts of Fitness & Wellness 2 Passa
20900 HPER 217 Personal and Community Health 3 Passa
20822 MATH 103 College Algebra 3 Hagelstrom
22210 MATH 107 Precalculus 4 Bornsen
20852 MATH 210 Elementary Statistics 3 Bornsen
20829 NUTR 240 Principles of Nutrition (& Diet Therapy) 3 C. Smith
20831 PHIL 215 Contemporary Moral Issues 3 Arandia
22211 POLS 115 American Government 3 Hart
21100 PSYC 111 Introduction or Psychology 3 Gulbro
20827 PSYC 250 Developmental Psychology 3 Gulbro
20899 PSYC 270 Abnormal Psychology (Prerequisite 3 credits in psychology) 3 Gulbro
20819 SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology 3 Wolf
20996 SOC 115 Social Problems 3 Hunter

*When enrolling in a lab science class, you must enroll in the lecture AND lab.