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    College Credit Plus
     
    College Credit Plus allows eligible students 6th through 12th grade  to take courses at the college level  and earn high school and college credit.   These credits and grades will appear on both the students'  high school and college transcripts.  Students should meet with their school counselor in the guidance office to find out more about the program.  All students who are considering this option must sign an Intent to Participate form (see link below)  and turn it in to the guidance office by April 1st.
     
    Please view this power point from Kent State's CCP office  for a general understanding of the college credit plus program. 
     
     
     CCP Letter of Intent  - Student must return this completed form to the guidance office by April 1 if he/she is considering applying for any college credit plus option for the upcoming school year.  Students should see their guidance counselor for questions.
    http://www.OhioHigherEd.org/ccp  - This link will take you to the Ohio Higher Ed University System of Ohio and includes general information on the college credit plus program for Oh
     
    College Credit Plus Pathways Example: Kent State University

    The Pathways below are designed to be flexible. Students are able to change the courses listed upon consultation with their high school counselor and Kent State University academic advisor. Course enrollment is based upon placement, preference, academic goals, high school graduation requirements and course availability. 

    15 Credit Hour Pathway

    Kent Course Name & Number

    Course Prerequisites

    Location

    High School Requirement

    College Credits

    ENG 11011 - College Writing I

    Placement

    Kent State University

    English

    3

    MATH 11010 - Algebra for Calculus

    Placement

    Kent State University

    Math

    3

    MUS 22121 - Understanding of Music

       -OR-

    THEA 11000 - The Art of Theater

     

    Kent State University

    Fine Art

     

    Fine Art

    3

     

    3

    PHY 11030 - Seven Ideas That Shook the Universe

     -OR-

    BSCI 10120 (STEM Major) - Biological Foundations

     

    Kent State University

    Science

     

     

    Science

    3

     

     

    4

    PSYC 11762 - General Psychology

     -OR-

    SOC 12050 - Introduction to Sociology

     -OR-

    HIST 12071 - History of the US: The Formative Period

     -OR-

    ECON 22060 - Microeconomics

     

    Kent State University

    Social Science

     

    Social Science

     

    US History

     

    Economics

    3

     

     

     

     

    Total:

    15 max

    30 Credit Hour Pathway – Continuation (includes 15 credit hour Pathway)

    Kent Course Name & Number

    Course Prerequisites

    Location

    High School Requirement

    College Credits

    ENG 22072 – Great Books Since 1700

    ENG 11011

    Kent State University

    English

    3

    MATH 11012 (BUS Major) – Intuitive Calculus

     -OR-

    MATH 11022 (STEM Major) - Trigonometry

    Placement

    Kent State University

    Mathematics

    3

     

    3

    COMM 15000

    Introduction to Human Communication

     

    Kent State University

     English Elective

    3

    GEOL 11040 (Non-science Major) – How the Earth Works

     -OR-

    CHEM 10060 (STEM Major) – General Chemistry I

     

    Kent State University

    Science

    3

     

     

    3

    GEOL 11041 – How the Earth Works Lab

     -OR-

    CHEM 10062 – General Chemistry I Lab

     

    Kent State University

    Science Lab

    1

     

    1

    PSYC 11762 – General Psychology

     -OR-

    SOC 12050 - Introduction to Sociology

     -OR-

    HIST 12071 - History of the US: The Formative Period

     -OR-

    POL 10100 – American Politics

     

    Kent State University

    Social Science

     

    Social Science

     

    US History

     

    US Government

    3

     

     

     

     

    Total:

    15 Max

     

    College Credit Plus Pathways Example: Hiram College

    High school students may enroll at Hiram College in single courses, or enroll as a part-time student (15 credit hours), or as a full-time student (30 credit hours). Students must work with high school guidance departments regarding fulfillment of dual-credit requirements necessary for high school graduation in the State of Ohio. Courses can be taken at Hiram, online, or at participating high schools.

     

    Suggested course options for a 30-hour or 15-hour pathway course load:

    Semester One: (For full-time, choose 4 courses from the list, 3 in our 12-week term, and 1 in our 3-week term of the semester; for part-time, choose 2 courses in our 12-week term):

    • College Composition I

    • POLS 10900 American Government

    • ENTR 205100 The Entrepreneurial Mindset

    • SOAN 15500 Introduction to Sociology

    • MATH 10800 Statistics

    • MATH 19800 Calculus I

    • Spanish 101, 102 or 201/French 101, 102, 201

    • Any first-year appropriate courses offered at Hiram College (see thematic options below)

    Semester Two: (For full-time, choose 4 courses from the list, 3 in our 12-week term, and 1 in our 3-week term of the semester; for part-time, choose 2 courses in our 12-week term):

    • COMM 10100 Foundations of Public Speaking

    • MUSI 10100 World Music

    • College Composition II

    • ENGL 20600 Introduction to Literary Studies

    • American/European/Asian/ World History

    • Any first-year appropriate courses offered at Hiram College (see thematic options below)

     

    Discipline-based course options:

    Science, Engineering or Medicine:

    • CMPS 17100 Introduction to Computer Science

    • PHYS 11300 Principles of Physics (for life sciences, pre-med, pre-PT)

    • PHYS 21300 Fundamentals of Physics (for engineering, physics, chemistry and pre-med majors)

    • BIOL 15100 Introductory Biology: How science works

    • CHEM 12000 General Chemistry

    Humanities and Fine Arts:

    • ART Color and Design

    • MUSI Survey of American Music

    • MUSI 121100 Musicianship I

    • ENGL 20600 Intro to Literary Studies

    • ENGL 12500 Great Works of Literature

    • HIST 12100 Europe 500-1450AD

    • PHIL 21200 Early Modern Philosophy

    Business, Accounting, Marketing, Economics, Finance:

    • MGMT 21800 Organizational Behavior

    • ACCT 22500 Financial Accounting

    • ENTR 20510 The Entrepreneurial Mindset

     

    Social and Political Sciences:

    • PSYC 10100 General Psychology

    • POLS 10900 American Government

    • SOAN 15500 Introductory Sociology

    • COMM 10100 Foundations of Public Speaking

    • HIST 12100 Europe 500-1450

    College Credit Plus Application Guide

    Application Process:

    • Attend a Hiram College Credit Plus Open House

    • Complete dual-credit application form

    • Submit an official high school transcript

    Admission Requirements:

    • Recommendation supporting student for dual-credit enrollment

    • High school GPA of 3.25, with B average in content areas of interest

    • ACT of 23, PSAT score of 165, SAT score of 1650 (writing, reading, math), or high pass on common core end-of-year test in pre-requisite coursework

    • Meet college course pre-requisites

    • Recommendation of guidance counselor

     

     

    http://www.hiram.edu/admission/undergraduateol Administrators

    Course Placement Process:

    • Hiram College will schedule an individual advising appointment with students accepted into the College Credit Plus program.

    • Course placement will be determined based upon need for dual-credit, high school record, recommendation of high school guidance counselors, ACT/SAT/Equivalent scores, and course availability.

    • In some cases, placement testing may be required (e.g. Math and/or Foreign Languages).