General Studies

Dual Credit High School Academy

​CVTC and local high schools have partnered to offer students general studies courses as an opportunity to earn high school and college credit. Dual credit academies give high school students a chance to navigate their interests and career options to develop the most successful individualized academic and career pathway. Credits earned through this academy may be applied to the CVTC Liberal Arts Transfer Program. The academy courses listed below will be taught online. Please note that online does not mean self-paced. Assignments, discussions and assessments will have specific due dates. Face-to-face/virtual support will be available one hour per week in the summer with additional support provided as needed.

Course Title Course Schedule

Prep for Basic Chemistry
2 credits

June 14 - August 6, 2021
Online

Speech 
3 credits

June 14 - August 6, 2021
Online

​English Comp 1
3 credits

June 14 - August 6, 2021
Online

Statistics
4 credits
June 14 - August 6, 2021
Online
Prerequisite of: 804-118 Interm Algebra w Apps, ACT Math score 21 or higher or a min score of 47 on the Tailwinds Assessment.

Course Description

​836-133 Prep for Basic Chemistry (2 Credits)
This course introduces basic principles of chemistry including the properties of matter, atomic structure, and the classification of chemical reactions. Students learn to characterize solutions, acids, and bases, and differentiate between elements and compounds.

801-198 Speech (3 Credits)
This course explores the fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups. Topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, structuring evidence and support, delivery techniques, and other essential elements of speaking successfully, including the listening process, form the basis of the course.

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.

804-230 Statistics (4 Credits)
Studies appropriate statistical techniques for the systematic collection, presentation, analysis and interpretation of data using experimental and quasi-experimental methods found in research. Studies statistical inference including techniques, confidence intervals, types I and II errors, hypothesis testing, and results interpretation. Also includes descriptive statistics, basic probability-theory, the Central Limit Theorem; the binomial, normal, Student t, chi-squared, and F distributions; and techniques of 1 and 2 sample tests, linear regression, correlation, sample sizes, an introduction to analysis of variance and selected nonparametric procedures. May require use of a graphing calculator or computer software.

Just the Facts

Summer 2021
12 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //
Open

Academy Dates //
June 14 - August 6, 2021

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Online

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Online

Classroom Location //
Online

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