Rising Scholars Schools and Courses

Participating Schools and Courses

Fall 2021

ENGL 101 Composition I (3 credits)*

HIST 151 US History I (3 credits)

Spring 2022

ENGL 210 Introduction to Literature (3 credits)**

HIST 152 US History II (3 credits)

Yearlong

MATH 114 College Algebra (3 credits)*

MATH 123 Calculus I (4 credits)*

BIOL 151/151L General Biology I (4 credits)

*Placement testing required.

**ENGL101 is a prerequisite for ENGL210.


Contact: Michelle Stemwedel

Fall 2021

ENGL 101 Composition I (3 credits)*

MATH 114 College Algebra (3 credits)* Yearlong course

Spring 2022

ENGL 210 Introduction to Literature (3 credits)**

CMST101 Fundamentals of Speech (3 credits)

*Placement testing required.

**ENGL101 is a prerequisite for ENGL210.


Contact: Nicole Nelson

Fall 2021

ENGL 101 Composition I (3 credits)*

HIST 151 United States History I (3 credits)

Spring 2022

ENGL 210 Introduction to Literature (3 credits)**

HIST 151 United States History I (3 credits)

*Placement testing required.

**ENGL101 is a prerequisite for ENGL210.


Contact: Jennifer Ruesink

Fall 2021

HIST 151 US History I (3 credits)

Spring 2022

HIST 152 US History II (3 credits)

Yearlong

CHEM 106/106L General Chemistry I (4 credits)


Contact: Erin Fowkes

Fall 2021

BIOL 151/151L General Biology I (4 credits)

Spring 2022

BIOL 153/153L General Biology II (4 credits)


Contact: Kelly Jones

Spring 2022

CMST 101 (3 credits)


Contact: Vickie Donohoe

Fall 2021

ART 121 Design I in 2D (3 credits)


Contact: Chelsea Larson

High School On-site 2021-2022 Course Offerings
Please check the drop-down list above to see which of the below courses are offered at your high school.
 
ART 121 Design I in 2D - 3 credits
Emphasizes the organization of visual elements and principles while exploring creatie thought processes through art theory, concepts, material, and techniques.
 
BIOL 151 General Biology I - 4 credits
The introductory course for those majoring in biology and microbiology. Presents the concepts or cell biology, evolution, heredity, molecular genetics and ecology. Co-requisite: BIOL 151L
 
BIOL 151L General Biology I Lab - 0 credits
Laboratory experience that accompanies BIOL 151. Co-requisite: BIOL 151
 
BIOL 153 General Biology II - 4 credits
A continuation of BIOL 151 , the introductory course for those majoring in biology and microbiology. Presents the concepts of animal and plant structure and function, energetics, and reproduction. Prerequisite: BIOL 151 Co-requisite: BIOL 153L
 
BIOL 153L General Biology II Lab - 0 credits
Laboratory experience that accompanies BIOL 153. Co-requisite: BIOL 153
 
CHEM 106 General Chemistry I - 3 credits
Introduction to the properties of matter, atomic structure, bonding, stoichiometry, kinetics, equilibrium, states of matter, solutions, and acid-base concepts. High school pre-requisite: Algebra II or Trigonometry, Pre-Calc or Calculus concurrently. Pre-requisite: MATH 095, MATH 101, MATH 114, MATH 103, MATH 115, MATH 120, MATH 121, MATH 123 or MATH 125. Co-requisite: CHEM 106L 
 
CHEM 106L General Chemistry I Lab - 1 credit
Laboratory experience that accompanies CHEM 106. Co-requisite: CHEM 106
 
CMST 101 Fundamentals of Speech - 3 credits
Introduces the study of speech fundamentals and critical thinking through frequent public speaking practice, including setting, purpose, audience, and subject.
 
ENGL 101 Composition I - 3 credits
Practice in the skills, research, and documentation needed for the effective academic writing. Analysis of a variety of academic and non-academic texts, rhetorical structures, critical thinking, and audience will be included. Prerequisite: Placement test score or satisfactory completion of ENGL 033
 
ENGL 210 Introduction to Literature - 3 credits
Readings in fiction, drama, and poetry to acquaint students with literature and aesthetic form. Prerequisite: ENGL 101
 
Geog 131 Physical Geography: Weather and Climate - 4 credits
An introduction to the physical patterns of the Earth, focusing on location, Earth-sun relationships, portrayal of the Earth, cartographic analysis, and weather and climate phenomena. Co-requisite: GEOG 132L
 
Geog 132 Physical Geography: Natural Landscape - 4 credits
An introduction to Earth's natural landscapes, focusing on landforms as spatial features and their processes, plus consideration of human-environmental interactions. Co-requisite: GEOG 132L
 
HIST 121 Western Civilization I - 3 credits
Surveys the evolution of western civilization from its beginnings into the Reformation and religious wars.
 
HIST 122 Western Civilization II - 3 credits
Surveys the development of western civilization from the Reformation era to the present.
 
HIST 151 U.S. History I - 3 credits
Surveys the background and development of the United States from its colonial origins to the Civil War and Reconstruction.
 
HIST 152 U.S. History II - 3 credits
Surveys development of the United States since the Civil War and Reconstruction.
 
MIS 205 Advanced Computer Applications - 3 credits
This course covers selected topics in computer applications beyond the introductory level. Items covered will vary depending on current trends and student needs. The course emphasizes the efficient application of software to current problems in business and other areas.
 
MATH 114 College Algebra - 3 credits
Equations and inequalities; polynomial functions and graphs, exponents, radicals, binomial theorem, zeros of polynomials; systems of equations; exponential, logarithmic, and inverse functions, applications and graphs. Other topics selected from sequences, series, and complex numbers. Prerequisite: MATH 101 minimum grade C or appropriate math placement
 
MATH 123 Calculus I - 4 credits
The study of limits, continuity, derivatives, applications of the derivative, antiderivatives, the definite and indefinite integral, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: MATH 114 , MATH 115 , MATH 120 or appropriate math placement
 
MUS 100 Music Appreciation - 3 credits
A non-technical discussion designed to increase the enjoyment and appreciation of music. Fulfills the music requirement in the general education program.