Red Comet Online School Program Introduces a Popular Course on Arkansas State History

Middle and High School Students in Arkansas can now take this Mandatory Course on Arkansas State History at Red Comet.

Red Comet announced that a key course required for graduating from Arkansas State high schools is now available as part of its online curriculum. The Arkansas State History course covers the early history of the state, its many struggles & triumphs, and present day conditions. The course tracks the history of this state through its people, environment, geography, economics, and government. This course is also approved by NCAA for all student athletes.

Upon completion of this course, students will have a comprehensive knowledge of the geography, climate, history, economy, and government of Arkansas State, covering such topics as early settlement, statehood, its struggles with civil rights, the key industries that propel its economy, the major geographic regions and the various climates found throughout the state. Students will appreciate how cultures and cultural groups contributed to the cultural and economic development of Arkansas State. Causal factors that shaped major events in this State are evaluated and discussed. Students will come to appreciate how Walmart and other big industries have impacted Arkansas State’s economic growth and prosperity. Students will learn about the individuals and movements that have shaped the development of this State.

Public and Charter Schools in Arkansas may be eligible to use a grant offered by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) to subsidize the cost for this course.

Red Comet is a Fully Accredited (AdvancED) organization that has been offering online courses for credit since 1999. Red Comet is also approved by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) as an Online Course Provider. Students have over 180 courses to choose from, including Advanced Placement courses for college credit. Many of these courses are also approved by the NCAA organization, helping student athletes meet the academic standards required to play college sports. Students use the Red Comet online program for original credit, credit retrieval, and credit recovery.

Contact Information:
Dr. Jay Srinivasan
Managing Director,
Red Comet

Awards, Approvals, and Accreditation