Students at Battle Creek Central High School will have the opportunity to enroll in free dual-enrollment courses taught by Grand Valley State University faculty in the 2021-2022 school year. These dual-enrollment courses will be taken along with students' high school courses at Battle Creek Central High School. Students will grow their social networks by connecting with Grand Valley State University staff and faculty. Below is more information on the courses.
Allied Health Sciences
AHS 100: Medical Terminology (3 credits)
This course offers a systematic approach to understanding medical terminology through the construction and translation of medical terms. The focus is to enable students to practice and use this specialized language in preparation for work in the health care environment. This course is required for many health care degree programs, and students will get ahead by earning credits for this class before they graduate high school.
AHS 110: Introduction to Health Care (3 credits)
This course provides students with an introduction to the U.S. health care system and health-related professions they might enter. Content includes how health care is provided in the U.S., organizations involved in providing health care, and an introduction to the various health professions that students may enter as a career.
EDF 115: Introduction to Education (3 Credits)
This field-based course explores the way schools work and introduces students to educators' professional roles and responsibilities. Students learn principles of teaching and learning, including social and cultural factors that shape learning outcomes. Students spend 15 hours learning about different professions in the field of education and another 15 hours working in a classroom setting assisting experienced teachers in the classroom.
Students with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4-point scale), and who will be at the 11th or 12th-grade level are eligible to take dual-enrollment courses through Grand Valley State University. Students must earn at least a 2.0 in each dual enrollment class if they wish to continue taking dual enrollment courses through Grand Valley State University.