College Transfer - Virtual

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: August 29, 2022- May 18, 2023

Location: Real Time Synchronous/Online

Credential Earned: Simultaneously earn a high school diploma and 27 credits of college general education credits. General education credits earned through this academy are guaranteed to transfer under the Universal Transfer Credit Agreement to any University of Wisconsin college.

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

https://youtu.be/oaG6U9pYZOI

Fall Course Schedule & Dates:  August 29 - December 19, 2022

Course TitleCredits
General Chemistry  
4
English Composition 13
Intro to American Government
3

Introductory Statistics

3
Academic Success ( 8/31-10/21)
1

Spring Course Schedule & Dates: January 23 - May 18, 2023

Course TitleCredits
Intro to Diversity Studies
3
English Composition 2
3
Economics
3
Introduction to Psychology
3
Career Success Strategies
1

Course Description

806-134 General Chemistry (4 credits)
Covers the fundamentals of chemistry. Topics include the metric system, problem-solving, periodic relationships, chemical reactions, chemical equilibrium, properties of water; acids, bases, and salts; and gas laws.

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.

809-195 Economics (3 credits)
This course is designed to give an overview of how a market-oriented economic system operates, and it surveys the factors which influence national economic policy. Basic concepts and analyses are illustrated by reference to a variety of contemporary problems and public policy issues. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues.

804-189 Introductory Statistics (3 credits)
Students taking Introductory Statistics display data with graphs, describe distributions with numbers perform correlation and regression analyses, and design experiments. They use probability and distributions to make predictions, estimate parameters, and test hypotheses. They draw inferences about relationships including ANOVA.

890-205 Academic Success (1 credit)
This one credit course covers success strategies for academic, professional, and life contexts. Students will learn about the academic community, and they will learn strategies and tactics related to effective studying, time management and prioritization, and problem solving. Emphasis will be placed on service learning and community involvement.

809-172 Introduction to Diversity Studies (3 credits)
Introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion are explored.

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.

890-206 Career Success Strategies (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

Fall 2022
27 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //
Upcoming

Academy Dates //
August 29, 2022 - May 18, 2023

Days of Week //
Mon - Fri

Times //
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Classroom Location //
Online Live

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