Early College Courses

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INTRODUCTION TO WRITING (ENGL 1010UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - FULL YEAR

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • 1 Credit HS (A44210C)
  • 3 Credits CE
  • PreReq:  ACT English/Reading score of 19+ or UVU Accuplacer Test with a score of 250+

This English writing course is for Juniors and Seniors only. Teaches rhetorical knowledge and skills, focusing on critical reading, writing, and thinking. Introduces writing for specific academic audiences and situations. Emphasizes writing as a process through multiple drafts and revisions. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, research writing, journals, and portfolios.


ENGL 1010 | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT | INTRODUCTION TO WRITING – 1ST SEMESTER

  • SENIORS ONLY
  • .5 Credit HS (A44212C)
  • 3 Credits CE
  • PreReq:  ACT English/Reading score of 19+ or UVU Accuplacer Test with a score of 250+

Must be taken together as a year block with ENGL 2010. Teaches rhetorical knowledge and skills, focusing on critical reading, writing, and thinking. Introduces writing for specific academic audiences and situations. Emphasizes writing as a process through multiple drafts and revisions. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, research writing, journals, and portfolios.


ENGL 2010  UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT | INTERMEDIATE WRITING – 2ND SEMESTER

  • SENIORS ONLY
  • .5 Credit HS (A44222C)
  • 3 Credits CE
  • PreReq: English 1010, B- or higher

Must be taken together as a year block with ENGL 1010.  Emphasizes academic inquiry and research in the humanities and social sciences. Explores issues from multiple perspectives. Teaches careful reasoning, argumentation, and rhetorical awareness of purpose, audience, and genre. Focuses on critically evaluating, effectively integrating, and properly documenting sources. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, an annotated bibliography, oral presentations, and portfolios.


AMERICAN CIVILIZATION (HIST 1700) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - FULL YEAR

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 10-12
  • 1 Credit HS (A62710C)
  • 3 Credits CE
  • Fulfills High School US Studies and State College GE Requirements

Understanding United States history is essential for the continuation of our democratic society. This course will help students make connections between their world and the rich heritage of United States history. Stresses movements and developing institutions that are important for an appreciation of American History from the Pre-Columbian period to the present. Discussions include analysis of developing political, economic, and social institutions and their interrelationships with and impact upon the geographical features of the land.


PUBLIC SPEAKING (COMM 1020) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - SEMESTER

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • .5 Credit HS (A41372C)
  • 3 Credits CE
  • Fulfills Humanities GE Credit

Provides an introduction to basic concepts, theories, principles of oral communication as applied to a variety of speaking situations. Develops competence in oral communication through performance, as applied to critical thinking skills, arrangement of ideas, and use of evidence and reasoning to support claims. Explains how culture influences the perception of effective public speaking.


INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION (COMM 1500) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - FULL YEAR

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • 1 Credit HS (A99330C)
  • 3 Credits CE
  • Fulfills Humanities GE Credit

Provides a survey of the structure, operation, diversity, and effects of mass media.  Discusses the different forms of media and the impact of media.  Explores opportunities in communication work.  Also covers consumer impacts.


PSYCHOLOGY (PSYCH 1010) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - SEMESTER

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • .5 Credit HS (A81522C)
  • 3 Credits CE
  • Fulfills High School Social Studies and State College GE Req/Major Req for Nursing, Psych etc.

An introductory course in modern scientific psychology. Covers major domains of scientific psychology including biological foundations, sensations, perception, learning, motivation, human development, and abnormal psychology. Examines major psychological and professional applications.


HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (PSYCH 1100) |  UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - SEMESTER

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • .5 Credit HS (A63462C)
  • 3 Credits CE
  • Fulfills High School Social Studies and State College GE Req/Major Req for Nursing, Elem Ed, etc.

Explores human development from conception and birth to old age and death. Examines the growth and developmental patterns and describes the characteristics of various developmental stages. Studies the major physical, cognitive and psychosocial themes and issues of human development. Includes genetics, prenatal development, birth, early/middle/late childhood, adolescence, early/middle/late adulthood and death.


SOCIOLOGY (SOC 1010) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - FULL YEAR

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • 1 Credit HS (A99150C)
  • 3 Credits CE
  • Fulfills High School Social Studies and State College GE Req

Studies and compares social groups and institutions and their inter-relationships. Includes culture, socialization, deviance, stratification, race, ethnicity, social change, and collective behavior.