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. 

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
Prerequisite: WRIT 130 or approved equivalent.
2
CMUS 114 Appreciating Music Making 3
HIST 182 Global Past II: 1500 - present 3
BIO 161 Food and Population 3

Fall 2021
Courses run from August 30 - December 13

Course Code Course Title Credits
STAT 140 Elementary Statistics 3
WRIT 150 Speech: Exploring Voice in Vocation
Prerequisite: WRIT 130 or approved equivalent.
2
CMUS 114 Appreciating Music Making 3
WRIT 130 College Writing  3
HIST 182 Global Past II: 1500 - present 3
BIO 161 Food and Population 3

SPRING 2022
Courses run from January 10 - April 29

Course Code Course Title Credits
STAT 140 Elementary Statistics 3
WRIT 150 Speech: Exploring Voice in Vocation
Prerequisite: WRIT 130 or approved equivalent.
2
CMUS 114 Appreciating Music Making 3
HIST 132 U.S. History II: 1865-Present 3
ENVS 181 Environmental Science 3
PSYC 202 Developmental Psychology 3

SUMMER 2022
Courses run from May 9 - August 19

Course Code Course Title Credits
STAT 140 Elementary Statistics 3
WRIT 150 Speech: Exploring Voice in Vocation
Prerequisite: WRIT 130 or approved equivalent.
2
CMUS 114 Appreciating Music Making 3
LIT 230 Global Lit II: 1800-Present 3
BIO 161 Food and Population 3
ART 141 Drawing 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 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

HIST 132: U.S. History II: 1865-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: The 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

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

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. Prerequisite: WRIT 130 or approved equivalent.
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 development of behavior, cognition, and emotions throughout the entire lifespan. Current research relevant to the entire lifespan is reviewed and analyzed. Social and
emotional issues affecting the individual, family, and community are analyzed.
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

 

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