VANTAGE is Minnetonka High School’s advanced professional studies program. Through experiential learning, VANTAGE offers a unique opportunity for students to apply their coursework in real-world settings.
Explore how your writing and research skills connect to future career opportunities by taking a VANTAGE course:
Take part in the rapidly changing world of broadcast journalism and emerging media, learning innovative ways to produce stories using video and sound. This year-long, two-credit track includes Video Production and Digital Journalism (one art credit) and Investigative Research (one English credit).
Explore business functions from a global perspective, learning fundamental concepts from economics and research best practices to persuasive techniques, public speaking and effective communication. This year-long, three-credit track includes AP Seminar (one English credit), IB Business Management SL or HL (one elective business credit) and AP Microeconomics (one social studies credit).
Public Policy - NEW FOR 2021-22!
Explore the professional world of public policy formulation, including national, state, and local government; public relations, public interest organizations, issue-advocacy organizations, political parties, and more. This year-long, two-credit track includes AP Seminar (one English credit) and CIS (College in the Schools) American Democracy in a Changing World (one social studies credit). You will also earn 4 University of Minnesota credits through the CIS (College in the Schools) program.
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