Early Enrollment Courses
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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. 

Spring 2021
Courses run from January 13 - May 6

Course Code Course Title Credits
STAT 140 Elementary Statistics 3
WRIT 150 Speech: Exploring Voice in Vocation 2
CMUS 114 Appreciating Music Making 3
BIO 161 Food and Population 3

Summer 2021
Courses run from May 10 - August 20

Course Code Course Title Credits
STAT 140 Elementary Statistics 3
WRIT 150 Speech: Exploring Voice in Vocation 2
CMUS 114 Appreciating Music Making 3
HIST 182 Global Past II: 1500 - present 3
BIO 161 Food and Population 3

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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 non-Western 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

HIST 182: The Global Past II 1500 to the Present
This course takes a global history approach that seeks, as much as possible, to avoid a Eurocentric view, even as we explore the effect Western modernization has had on the world. Some of the topics covered will be: the intellectual revolution of the 17th and 18th centuries (Enlightenment) in Europe and America; the Industrial Revolution and its impact on politics and culture; the global influences of European ideologies; twentieth century international relations and the cultural effects of the two world wars, the Cold War; the struggle for women’s rights and changing gender roles; independence movements and the breakdown of colonialism and genocide.
Credits: 3 in History

STAT 140: Elementary Statistics
This course provides an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics as applied to understanding research. Topics include correlation, normal distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. Google Sheets will be introduced and used throughout the course. Guidance Counselor approval of mathematical competency required.
Credits: 3 in Mathematics

LIT 230: Global Literatures III 1800 to the Present
Global Literatures III 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

WRIT 150: Speech: Exploring Voice in Vocation
Students develop compassionate listening and speech communication skills while exploring a calling within a discipline.
Credits: 2 in Speech

WRIT 130:  College Writing
This course develops academic reading, thinking, and writing skills. Includes a research project with particular attention to analysis and synthesis. Satisfies EMU Core college writing requirement.
Credits: 3 in Writing

PSYC 202:  Developmental Psychology
Designed to introduce the principles, theory, and methods of developmental psychology. Examines the factors affecting the behavior, cognition, and emotions throughout the entire lifespan. Current research relevant to infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and aging is reviewed. Social and emotional issues affecting the individual, family, and community are analyzed.
Credits: 3 in Social Science


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