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 2023-2024
|PNW CEP CLASS
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|PNW CEP CLASS TITLE
|PNW CEP COURSE DESCRIPTION
|An examination of the system by which accounting data is gathered from economic events. Construction and uses of financial statements.
|An introduction to drawing and sketching as a means of communication of ideas.
|Understanding and appreciation of the problems overcome by mankind in the origins and growth of art.
|Fundamentals of Biology I
|This 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.
|Fundamentals of Biology II
|This 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.
|Introduction to Business
|An 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.
|Stoichiometry; 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.
|A continuation of CHM 11500. Solutions; quantitative equilibria in aqueous solution; introductory thermodynamics; oxidation-reduction and electrochemistry; chemical kinetics; qualitative analysis; crystal structure; nuclear chemistry
|Fundamentals of Speech Communication
|A 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.
|Introduction to Digital Video Production
|Basic production principles and practices. Emphasis on preplanning and conceptualizing skills in addition to practical production techniques
|Introduction to Environmental Science
|An 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.
|Principles of Economics
|Economics 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.
|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 achieving full employment and stable prices
|Introduction 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
|Child, Family, School & Community Partnerships
|Examines 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.
|Early Childhood Education
|An 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.
|English Composition I
|Emphasis 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
|Introduction to Literature
|Reading 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.
|French Level I
|A beginning French course with emphasis on communicative skills (listening and speaking), literacy skills (reading and writing) and culture.
|French Level II
|Continuation of FR 10100
|French Level III
|A lower intermediate French course with emphasis on communicative skills (listening and speaking), literacy skills (reading and writing) and culture
|French Level IV
|Continuation of FR 20100
|German Level I
|A beginning course in German reserved exclusively for students who have had less than two years of German at the ninth-grade level or above.
|German Level II
|Continuation of GER 10100
|German Level III
|Readings from the works of nineteenth-century and contemporary German writers; practice in speaking and writing German
|German Level IV
|Continuation of GER 20100
|Introduction To Early Childhood Development
|A 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.
|Introduction To The Modern World
|Traces 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
|Survey of Global History
|A 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
|American History to 1877
|A study of the development of American political, economic, and social institutions from the early explorations and colonial settlements through Reconstruction.
|United States Since 1877
|A 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.
|covers algebra and trigonometry for students with inadequate preparation for calculus.
|Continuation of MA 15300
|Integrated Calculus Analysis Geometry I
|Topics from plane analytic geometry. Introduction to differentiation and integration. Applications.
|Integrated Calculus Analysis Geometry II
|Completion of introductory study of topics in plane analytic geometry and the calculus of one variable, infinite series
|The traditions, forms, and styles of classical music. Other types of music may be examined as well.
|American Government and Politics
|A study of the nature of democratic government, the U.S. Constitution, federalism, civil rights, political dynamics, the presidency, Congress, and the judiciary
|Algebra-based. Electricity & magnetism, light, and modern physics, for students not specializing in physics. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer. CTL:IPS 1752 Algebra-based Physics II
|Algebra-based. Mechanics, heat, and sound, for science students not specializing in physics, chemistry, or engineering.
|Spanish Level I
|A beginning Spanish course with emphasis on communicative skills (listening and speaking), literacy skills (reading and writing) and culture.
|Spanish Level II
|Continuation of SPAN 10100
|Spanish Level III
|An intermediat Spanish course with emphasis on communicative skills (listening and speaking), literacy skills (reading and writing) and culture.
|Spanish Level IV
|Continuation of SPAN 20100
|Elementary Statistical Methods
|A 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.