College Credit Courses

College and High School Credit

The following courses are offered for talented juniors and seniors who are seeking a challenge, an early introduction to the college experience, and a chance to earn college credits at a very low cost.

Through Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA)

 

Hist 101-American History to 1865

Hist 102-American History 1865 to the Present

These courses can replace the high school US History course and the students earn both high school credit and college credit.  The courses are taught by well-trained Indian River staff who are SU adjunct instructors. Students earn three college credits for each course and can transfer the credit to other academic institutions. 

 

ECN 203 -Economics Ideas and Issues

•can replace or be taken in addition to the high school economics course and earn three college credits from Syracuse University

•taught by well-trained Indian River staff who are Syracuse University adjunct instructors

•credit can be transferred to other academic institutions

Economics 203 is an introduction to mainstream economic thought designed for students with a liberal arts interest. The goals of this course are to introduce students to the ideas that form the foundation of modern western (NeoClassical) economic thought, to examine the basic framework (the model) that economists have built on this foundation, and to show how this model is applied to current issues facing individuals and society.

Psychology 205-Foundations of Human Behavior

•can replace or be taken in addition to the high school psychology course and earn three college credits from Syracuse University

•taught by well-trained Indian River staff who are Syracuse University adjunct instructors

•credit can be transferred to other academic institutions

PAF 101-An Introduction to the Analysis of Public Policy

 

•can replace or be taken in addition to the high school Participation in Government course and earn three college credits from Syracuse University

•taught by well-trained Indian River staff who are Syracuse University adjunct instructors

•credit can be transferred to other academic institutions

Public Affairs 101 is designed to provide students with a basic research, communication, and decision-making skills used in public policy analysis.  In addition, students are required to read and analyze articles in The New York Timeson local, state, and international public policy issues,  The instructor determines which public policy issues are chosen for study throughout the semester.  

The content coverage of the course, while important, is secondary to the development of a range of applied social science skills that will help the student make more informed choices as a citizen, worker, and consumer.

Sociology 101-Social Perspectives of Human Behavior

 

•can replace or be taken in addition to the high school sociology course and earn three college credits from Syracuse University

•taught by well-trained Indian River staff who are Syracuse University adjunct instructors

•credit can be transferred to other academic institutions

 

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