Choose a Free College Credit Plus Course

Following the weekend program, you can complete one of the following courses through College Credit Plus — earning college credit while in high school!

Computer Applications (BUIS 1010)

This course blends introductory information technology topics with comprehensive coverage of business applications and the role of the microcomputer in business. Topics include the history, evolution, and current role of computing, microcomputers, and the internet; privacy, security, and ethical issues applied to information technology, web pages and email. The course also provides practical experience with application software including: word processing, database, spreadsheets, presentation software, email clients, internet browsers, and simple web development.

Principles of Statistics (STAT 1150)

Introduction to the vocabulary, concepts, and presentation of statistics as applied to business, education, and science. Topics include: exploring data and describing patterns, sampling and experimentation, planning and conducting a study, normal and sampling distributions, regression analysis, and statistical inference. The course will implement the use of technology as a catalyst for critical thinking.

Music Appreciation (MUSI 1201)

A survey of musical highlights throughout history including pieces, composers, forms, styles, and performance media from the Fall of the Roman Empire to the emergence of the music video.

Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 1101)

Survey of topics in experimental and clinical psychology, including physiological bases of behavior, sensation, perception, learning, memory, human development, social processes, personality and abnormal.

National Government (POLS 1110)

This course provides students with an introduction to the history, politics, and culture underlying the national government of the United States. Topics include major political institutions, including Congress, the presidency, and the judiciary, as well as major political actors, including interest groups, parties, the mass media, and citizens.

Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 2201)

An elementary analysis of the principles of microeconomics. Includes a study of consumer behavior, different types of products and resource markets, and an analysis of certain economic problems.

Public Speaking/Human Communications (COMM 1103)

Principles of public speaking and practice in presenting informative and persuasive speeches with emphasis on the human communication process.

Historical Geology (GEOL 1202)

Biological and physical history of the Earth. Course focuses on principles that have guided geologists in their search for clues to the Earth’s past. Students will trace the Earth’s history from the development of the crust, oceans, and atmosphere to the appearance of life and domination of dinosaurs and mammals.

Composition and Argumentation (ENGL 1105)

An introduction to argumentation and composition. Students will gain familiarity with the conventions of usage, jargon, format, and documentation in academic disciplines. This course is distance learning approved. Prerequisite: ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1104 or placement

Introduction to Literature (ENGL 2200)

An analysis of selected literary works which aims to develop reading and interpretive skills and to familiarize students with the language of literary study. Prerequisite: ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1102 Corequisite: ENGL 1105

Trigonometry (MATH 1250)

The study of trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, solving trigonometric equations, measures of angles, trigonometric identities, vectors, and applications of trigonometry. This course may be taken by students preparing for the calculus sequence. Prerequisite: MATH 1200 or placement

American History Since 1865 (HIST 1340)

Survey of United States history from the period of Reconstruction to the beginning of the twenty-first century.

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