Concurrent Enrollment is offered through Dixie State University and is available only to full time and part time Washington County School District students.
English 1010 is a 3 credit course which partially fulfills General Education English requirement. Designed to improve students’ abilities to read, analyze, and write expository papers. Provides opportunities to write and revise a number of essays. Activities, library research, portfolios, writing to a style guide, and tests may also be used to prepare students to write college level papers. Includes practical writing instruction and in-class workshops.
- Writing Pre-Requisites: ACT/English placement score 16-18; or ESL 2700 or 2750 (Grade B or higher)
- Reading Pre-Requisites: ACT/Reading placement score 17 or higher, OR ENGL 1470 (Grade C or higher-can be concurrently enrolled)
- Library Pre-Requisites: LIB 1010 (can be concurrently enrolled)
Provides opportunities to analyze and write academic papers, including the research-supported essay, through writing and revising a number of essays. Other activities, such as portfolios, library research, and tests may be used to help students improve their writing of advanced-level papers. Successful students will demonstrate competence in the use of standard written English, in analyzing texts, in correctly paraphrasing, summarizing and quoting source material, and in appropriately citing the work of others.
Political Science 1100
This course fulfills the General Education American Institutions requirement (Utah State code R470). This course covers the essential facts of national government in the United States, this course satisfies state law, requiring examination of the United States Constitution. This course surveys the founding of the government of the United States; the United States Constitution; and the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches of government. This course also covers aspects such as, politics, elections, lobbying, foreign policy, and national security. This course will aid students in gaining a comprehensive understanding of the federal system and federalism. Students will be instructed through a variety of methods such as, lectures, student debate papers, discussions, and audio-visual means. Successful students will demonstrate a reasonable understanding of the history, principles, form of government, and economic system of the United States.
Financial Literacy 1750
Open to all students who spend money (or plan to spend money). Your financial well‐being depends in large part on the choices you make. Wise decisions about earning, saving, borrowing and investing will enable you to obtain your personal goals while enjoying a comfortable lifestyle. This course is designed to help you develop the skills, knowledge, and resources needed to be effective at managing your money. Topics covered will include credit/debt, insurance, saving, investing, economics, budgeting, values, wants, needs and more. Economics, finance and applied math are essential disciplines used in this course, while political science, law, sociology, and psychology are among the disciplines that inform the public policy issues related to various personal financial topics we will cover.
Prepares students for courses that fulfill the General Education Math requirement. Concepts emphasized include the properties of the real number system, sets, functions, graphs, algebraic manipulations, linear and quadratic equations, systems of equations, and story problems. Students will be expected to reason mathematically and solve mathematical problems. Successful completion of the course gives students good preparation for college-level Math courses. Successful completers satisfy prerequisite for MATH 1030, MATH 1040, MATH 1050, MATH 1080, and Mathematics prerequisite for CHEM 1110, IT 3050, PHYS 1010, SOC 3112, and STAT 2040. Prerequisite: MATH 0900 or MATH 0990 (Grade C or higher within two years of enrollment in this course), OR ACT placement score 18 or higher or equivalent.
Fulfills General Education Mathematics requirement for students in Fine Arts, Liberal Arts and other degrees. Focuses on development of analytical problem solving skills through the application of various mathematical concepts to real-life problems. Topics of study include: modeling with algebra; geometry; logic; financial math; right triangle trigonometry (indirect measurement); probability and statistics.
US History 2700
If both HIST 2700
and HIST 2710
are successfully completed, fulfills the General Education American Institutions (Utah State Code R470) requirement. If course is not used for American Institutions requirement, it can be used to fulfill the General Education Social & Behavioral Sciences requirement. Chronological survey of the first half of the American experience, beginning with the Paleo-Indian cultures and emphasizing American Independence, development of the Constitution, the emergence of Jacksonian democracy, and the causes of the Civil War, through post-Civil War Reconstruction. Includes social, political, economic, cultural, and diplomatic developments throughout this period. Prerequisite: Reading placement score 17 or higher; or ENGL 1010
, ENGL 1010D
, or ENGL 1470
US History 2710
If both HIST 2700
and HIST 2710
are successfully completed, fulfills the General Education American Institutions (Utah State Code R470) requirement. If course is not used for American Institutions requirement, it can be used to fulfill the General Education Social & Behavioral Sciences requirement.Chronological survey of the second half of the American experience, beginning with the collapse of post-Civil War Reconstruction and emphasizing the growth of the U.S., emergence as a world power, and domestic reform of the twentieth century, through contemporary issues. Includes the social, political, economic, cultural, and diplomatic developments throughout this period. Prerequisite: Reading placement score 17 or higher; or ENGL 1010
, ENGL 1010D
, or ENGL 1470
Fulfills General Education Fine Arts requirement and is an approved Global & Cultural Perspectives course. Includes identification of major art forms, brief survey of art history, investigation of art criticism, introduction of various media, and identification of elements and principles of art.
*Placement into Math 1010 & Math 1030 can occur without a qualifying test score if Sec. Math 1, 2 & 3 were completed with a C grade or better.