Course Offerings

PNW’s concurrent enrollment courses satisfy requirements for earning both your high school diploma and your college degree. They are taught in your high school, during the regular school day, by qualified high school teachers.

See a full listing below. Not all courses are offered at every high school.

CEP Catalog 2021-2022

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PNW CEP CLASS TITLEPNW CEP COURSE DESCRIPTION
ACC 200Introductory AccountingAn examination of the system by which accounting data is gathered from economic events. Construction and uses of financial statements.
AD 11300Basic DrawingAn introduction to drawing and sketching as a means of communication of ideas.
AD 25500Art AppreciationUnderstanding and appreciation of the problems overcome by mankind in the origins and growth of art.
BIO 11000Fundamentals of Biology IThis course is designed primarily to provide an introduction to the principles of biology for students in agriculture and health sciences. Principles of biology, focusing on diversity, ecology, evolution, and the development, structure, and function of organisms.
BIO 11100Fundamentals of Biology IIThis course is designed primarily to provide an introduction to the principles of biology for students in agriculture and health sciences. Continuation of BIOL 11000. Principles of biology, focusing on cell structure and function, molecular biology, and genetics.
BUSM 10100Introduction to BusinessAn introduction to the internal operations and external environment of contemporary business. Consideration is also given to the social economic role of business in our society. The basic business functions and role of management are also discussed.
CHM 11500General ChemistryStoichiometry; atomic structure; periodic properties; ionic and covalent bonding; molecular geometry; gases, liquids, and solids; thermochemistry. Required of students majoring in science and students in engineering. Preparation equivalent to one year of high school chemistry is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course.
CHM 11600General ChemistryA continuation of CHM 11500. Solutions; quantitative equilibria in aqueous solution; introductory thermodynamics; oxidation-reduction and electrochemistry; chemical kinetics; qualitative analysis; crystal structure; nuclear chemistry
COM 11400Fundamentals of Speech CommunicationA study of communication theories as applied to speech; practical communicative experiences ranging from interpersonal communication and small group process through problem identification and solution in discussion to informative and persuasive speaking in standard speaker-audience situations.
COM 26100Introduction to Digital Video ProductionBasic production principles and practices. Emphasis on preplanning and conceptualizing skills in addition to practical production techniques
EAS 11300Introduction to Environmental ScienceAn introduction to environmental science, including issues such as climate change, energy resources, air and water pollution, toxic waste disposal, soil erosion, natural hazards, and environmental planning. Includes extensive in-class discussion of case studies.
ECON 21000Principles of EconomicsEconomics is the study of decision making under conditions of scarcity. This course looks at the behavior of the individual consumer and firm and their interaction with the government. The second half of the course studies the macroeconomy and focuses on the causes of inflation, unemployment, and interest rate changes. The international economy also will be studied.
ECON 25100MicroeconomicsThe course develops a theoretical framework permitting an analysis of the forces affecting national income, employment, interest rates, and the rate of inflation. Emphasis is placed upon the role of government fiscal and monetary policy in achieving full employment and stable prices
ECON 25200MacroeconomicsIntroduction to macroeconomic theory. The course develops a theoretical framework permitting an analysis of the forces affecting national income, employment, interest rates, and the rate of inflation. Emphasis is placed upon the role of government fiscal and monetary policy in promoting economic growth and stable prices
EDCI 276Child, Family, School & Community PartnershipsExamines the life of the young child within the context of the family, community and cultural systems.  Explores the issues and characteristics of diversity within families and communities.  Students develop strategies for fostering  positive family/teacher/provider-child relationships.  Students will gain exposure to community early childhood resources through a service learning component.
EDST 270Early Childhood EducationAn introduction to the field of early childhood care and education including career options and variety of early childhood settings. The history, philosophy, current trends and issues of early childhood will be explored.  Students will observe and interact with children and early childhood professionals.
ENG 10400English Composition IEmphasis on the organization of the expository theme. Directed writings of themes based on personal experience, on the relationship between experience and language, and on the relationship between experience and ideas
ENG 23100Introduction to LiteratureReading and discussion of English, U.S. and international literature to develop a basic understanding of ideas, forms, genres, and styles associated with diverse literary traditions. Writing about literature to foster skill in critical analysis.
FR 10100French Level IA beginning French course with emphasis on communicative skills (listening and speaking), literacy skills (reading and writing) and culture.
FR 10200French Level IIContinuation of FR 10100
FR 20100French Level IIIA lower intermediate French course with emphasis on communicative skills (listening and speaking), literacy skills (reading and writing) and culture
FR 20200French Level IVContinuation of FR 20100
GER 10100German Level IA beginning course in German reserved exclusively for students who have had less than two years of German at the ninth-grade level or above.
GER 10200German Level IIContinuation of GER 10100
GER 20100German Level IIIReadings from the works of nineteenth-century and contemporary German writers; practice in speaking and writing German
GER 20200German Level IVContinuation of GER 20100
HDFS 21600Introduction to Early Childhood EducationA survey of early education programs, including center based, infant/toddler, family child care, and kindergarten. Course will include consideration of the history & theory of early childhood programs; program routines and organization for the healthy intellectual, social & physical growth of young children; professional relationships with parents and staff.
HIST 10400Introduction To The Modern WorldTraces the historical, political, and geographical expansion of European society and culture into the Americas, Africa, and Asia. Examines such topics as the major political revolutions, nationalism, the development of the European states, and the environmental impact from the era of the Reformation to the present
HIST 10500Survey of Global HistoryA survey of the interaction between the civilizations of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas since 1500, with attention to cultural comparisons over time, and to the implications of global interdependence for the environment, health, economy, and geopolitics
HIST 15100American History to 1877A study of the development of American political, economic, and social institutions from the early explorations and colonial settlements through Reconstruction.
HIST 15200United States Since 1877A study of the growth of the United States from 1877 to the present. The new industrialism, agrarian problems, depression, the New Deal, the two world wars, the Cold War, and similar topics are analyzed.
MA 15300College Algebracovers algebra and trigonometry for students with inadequate preparation for calculus.
MA 15400TrigonometryContinuation of MA 15300
MA 16300Integrated Calculus Analysis Geometry ITopics from plane analytic geometry. Introduction to differentiation and integration. Applications.
MA 16400Integrated Calculus Analysis Geometry IICompletion of introductory study of topics in plane analytic geometry and the calculus of one variable, infinite series
MUS 25000Music AppreciationThe traditions, forms, and styles of classical music. Other types of music may be examined as well.
POL 10100American Government and PoliticsA study of the nature of democratic government, the U.S. Constitution, federalism, civil rights, political dynamics, the presidency, Congress, and the judiciary
PHYS 22000General PhysicsAlgebra-based. Mechanics, heat, and sound, for science students not specializing in physics, chemistry, or engineering.
PHYS 22100General PhysicsAlgebra-based. Electricity & magnetism, light, and modern physics, for students not specializing in physics
SPAN 10100Spanish Level IA beginning Spanish course with emphasis on communicative skills (listening and speaking), literacy skills (reading and writing) and culture.
SPAN 10200Spanish Level IIContinuation of SPAN 10100
SPAN 20100Spanish Level IIIAn intermediat Spanish course with emphasis on communicative skills (listening and speaking), literacy skills (reading and writing) and culture.
SPAN 20200Spanish Level IVContinuation of SPAN 20100
STAT 30100Elementary Statistical MethodsA basic introductory statistics course with applications in various fields and emphasis placed on assumptions, applicability, and interpretation of various statistical techniques. Subject matter includes frequency distributions, descriptive statistics, elementary probability, normal distribution applications, sampling distribution, estimation, hypothesis testing, linear regression.

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Anne E. Gregory, Ph.D.

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Anne Gregory earned her Ph.D. from Purdue University in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Early Literacy.

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Anne Gregory

Anne E. Gregory, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Anne Gregory earned her Ph.D. from Purdue University in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Early Literacy.

219-785-5236

OCE@pnw.edu