Early Enrollment Courses
What you need to know:
• Early enrollment program for exceptional high school students.
• Online, Moodle mediated, general education courses.
• Read about our Communication Technology: Requirements & Competencies
• College credit for these courses which may be used toward completion of a career certificate or an associate or baccalaureate degree.
• Concurrent high school credit may also be earned as determined by the high school guidance counselor.
SUMMER 2024 - Online Courses
SUMMER 1 (MAY 6 - August 16)
SUMMER 2 (May 6 - June 28)
|Global Literature II: 1800-Present
SUMMER 3 (July 1- August 16)
|Food and Population
|Appreciating Music Making
Early Enrollment Online Course Descriptions
BIOL 161: Food and Population
An examination of the biological and demographic aspects of the world food and population problems, including economic, political, ethical and theological contributions to the problems and solutions. Current international events that shape global food and population problems will
also be addressed.
Credits: 3 in Cross Cultural or Natural Science
CMUS 114: Appreciating Music Making
Focusing on experiential learning, this class introduces music from the insider's perspective in order for students to explore creative processes involved in music making. Class content is organized topically, including notation systems, ensembles, composition, improvisation, music
philosophies, film music, and music and worship from both Western and nonWestern perspectives. Students will develop informed listening skills and cultivate an appreciation for the many contexts of music in our daily lives. Familiarity with music notation is not required
Credits: 3 in Creative Arts
STAT 140: Elementary Statistics
This general education course provides an introduction to descriptive and inferential
statistics. Topics include correlation, normal distributions, confidence intervals, and
hypothesis testing. Spreadsheets will be introduced and used throughout the course Guidance Counselor approval of mathematical competency required.
Credits: 3 in Mathematics
WRIT 160: Public Communication
This course addresses the principles and practices of effective oral communication. The course emphasizes rhetorical approaches for message design, presentation planning, arrangement, and delivery that are useful across settings. Students will learn to manage cross-cultural communication for effective business and workplace relations. Students will receive feedback from groups and one-on-one.
Credits: 3 in Speech
PSYC 101: General Psychology
An introduction to the principles, language, methods and major topics of the science of behavior and mental life. Emphasizes exploration and application in the following areas of psychology: neuroscience, human consciousness, learning, memory, motivation, development, and abnormal behavior among others.
Credits: 3 in Social Science
ENVS 181: Environmental Science
Survey of the human impact on natural and cultural ecosystems. Focuses on problems
associated with population growth; the use of energy and other natural resources; and
water, air and solid-waste pollution. Also attempts to present interdisciplinary techniques for solving some of these problems.
Credits: 3 in Natural Science
HIST 132: U.S. History II-1865 to Present
A survey of U.S. history that addresses the changing role of the United States in the world along with significant social, economic and political changes within the U.S. Topics include: Reconstruction, Industrialization, urbanization and immigration, WWI, economic boom and collapse, WWII, the Cold War, Korean and Vietnam wars, Civil Rights movement, consumer culture, demographic shifts, and post-9/11 America. This course is recommended to all students wanting a better general understanding of modern American culture, politics, and society.
Credits: 3 in History
HIST 182: Global Past II-1500 to the Present
This course will cover a broad overview of the history of the world from circa 1450 to the present by looking at major developments and points of contact between Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. The main themes will revolve around revolutions and their influence on the fall and rise of empires within a globalizing world. We will examine the appeal and shortcoming of Liberalism, Communism, Fascism, and Islamism, and contemplate the tensions between liberty and order;liberty and equality, individualism and common welfare; and idealism and reality.
Credits: 3 in History
LIT 230: Global Literature II:1800-Present
Global Literatures II explores a selection of romantic, realist, modernist, post-modernist, and post-independence poetry, drama, fiction, and prose non-fiction. Although the course focuses in particular on the Anglophone tradition, readings also reflect the emergence of a global literary marketplace in the twentieth century and celebrate the contributions of various ethnic and minority writers.
Credits: 3 in Literature