A NEW Real-Time, Online College Transfer Option

Dual Credit High School Academy

​CVTC, along with your school district, has partnered to offer incoming juniors and seniors planning to attend a two- or four-year college, the opportunity to earn two full semesters of college credits. This academy is being offered virtually online to allow students from various locations to participate. Students must be highly motivated and committed to all 10 courses throughout the school year.

When: January 18 - May 13, 2021

Location: Real Time Synchronous/Online

General education credits earned through this academy are guaranteed to transfer under the Universal Transfer Credit Agreement to any University of Wisconsin college.

English Comp 2 Prerequisite: Students must have taken and passed English Comp 1

Check out our College Transfer Video below for more details on the Academy.


Spring Course Schedule & Dates: January 18 - May 13, 2021

Course Title

English Composition 1 OR
English Composition 2*

Introduction to American Government
Introduction to Psychology
Career Readiness

Course Description

801-136 English Composition I (3 Credits)
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.

801-223 English Composition 2 (3 credits)
English Composition 2 advances composition skills, emphasizing well-reasoned argumentative writing. This course cultivates critical thinking and college-level discourse. Students conduct research using library and web-based sources, observations, and interviews, using a formal documentation style. Students will read and analyze professional non-fiction texts to understand how writers develop and present ideas through writing.

809-122 Introduction to American Government (3 credits)
Introduces American political processes and Institutions. Focuses on rights and responsibilities of citizens and the process of participatory democracy. Learners examine the complexity of the separation of powers and checks and balances. Explores the role of the media, interest groups, political parties and public opinion in the political process. Also explores the role of state and national government in our federal system.

809-198 Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
This introductory course in psychology is a survey of the multiple aspects of human behavior. It involves a survey of the theoretical foundations of human functioning in such areas as learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors, and social influences. Additional topics include research methods, biological and environmental impacts, development, sensation and perception, consciousness, intelligence and stress. This course directs the student to an insightful understanding of the complexities of human relationships in personal, social, and vocational settings.

890-000 Career Readiness (1 credit)
This course focuses on the CVTC core abilities: models integrity, thinks critically, communicates effectively, and values diversity.  Students will demonstrate core abilities and the understanding of what it takes to be career ready and competitive in today's workforce.

Just the Facts

Spring 2021
10 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //

Academy Dates //
January 18 - May 13, 2021

Days of Week //
Mon - Fri

Times //
9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Classroom Location //
Real Time Synchronous/Online

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Still have questions? Please contact Ken Parker at 715-858-1826 for more information.