College Credit Plus

Courses Offered

While the entire University catalog is available to students (any pre-requisites or requirements must be met), most focus on courses that meet high school graduation requirements and will count toward a bachelor’s degree at a university. A selection of these general education courses, which are also guaranteed to transfer to any public university or college in the state, include the following. These courses are available both online and in the classroom at the University.

American National Government – PSC 1200*

Students will get an introductory survey of the institutions, processes and politics of the federal government and its relationship to state governments.

Art in History  – ARTH 1500*

An introduction to interpretation of works of art and architecture, and historical relationships of artists, patrons and audiences in art’s production and purposes.

Chemistry and Society – CHEM 1100*

An introduction to basic chemistry and a survey of the impact that chemistry has on society. Topics include: power, energy, and fuels; water and pollution; soaps and detergents; nutrition; poisons and toxins; plastics and polymers; drugs.

College Algebra – MATH 1320*

Number systems; elementary theory of equations and inequalities; functions and relations; exponentials and logarithms; systems of equations and topics in analytic geometry.

College Composition I  – ENGL 1110*

Explanatory and persuasive, personal and public writing; instruction in generating, focusing, developing, researching and presenting ideas consistent with subject, purposes and audience.

CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY – ANTH 2800*

This course is an introduction to culture patterns and processes and their relationship to human society and language.

ENGLISH COMPOSITION II, Academic Discourses and Disciplines – ENGL 1130

You will study the written practices of various professions and disciplines to see how those discourse communities construct the problems and objects they study, how those written practices then produce consensus among members of that community, and allow that group to make claims to knowledge.  Assignments may introduce varying writing strategies.

INTRODUCTION TO film  – film 1310*

Introduction to the history and interpretation of cinema as art form, with emphasis on discovering how meaning is encoded in film at the levels of shot, sequence and narrative construction. 

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY  – SOC 1010*

Sociological topics regarding social behavior, institutional dynamics and social change are examined, and the principles and basic concepts used by sociologists are taught.

INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS  – MATH 2600*

This course is an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistical methods, including point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing and regression. Credit not allowed for both MATH 2600 and 2630.

Introduction to Theatre – THR 1100*

Introductory survey of the development of theatre and drama from the ancient world to the present day; discussion of representative plays; slides and films complement lectures.

PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY  – PSY 1010*

This course is designed to help you gain an appreciation of the scientific basis of the entire discipline of Psychology. You will learn about what psychologists study, how they study it, what they know (or don’t know), and the difficulties in understanding behavior. 

Science and Technical Report Writing – ENGL 2950

Technical writing courses are designed to provide instruction and practice in writing technical and professional documents for students in medical, scientific, and technical fields. In this course students read selected materials, examine sample documents, and develop memos, letters, proposals, reports, and similar kinds of documents required of them in their careers. Prerequisite: ENGL 1100 or 1110 English core course

Social Problems –  SOC 1020*

Introduces students to the sociological perspective through the analysis of various social problems, including inequality, population, environment, workplace and deviant behavior.

Survey of Astronomy – ASTR 1010*

General astronomy, including appearance of the sky and nature and evolution of the Earth, moon, solar system, stars, galaxies and the universe.

Survey of Biology – BIOL 1120*

The focus of this course is a survey of major biological principles and phenomena in various plants and animals with emphasis on man.

Survey of Biology Lab – BIOL 1220*

A series of laboratory exercises supplement the material discussed in BIOL 1120.


*Not applicable to major requirements for this area.


Note that many other courses are available at UT in a traditional classroom or online setting. Click here to check the course catalog online for the days/times of these courses in a traditional classroom or online setting, and then talk to your high school counselor.

Last Updated: 4/25/17