Dual Enrollment Information


The Northeast Bradford School District has partnerships with Mansfield University, Clarion University, and Lackawanna College to offer college courses to our high school students in their junior and senior years. The following information provides cost and course information.  Enrollment for fall courses takes place the prior spring.  Enrollment for spring courses takes place in the fall. 
 
The school counselor holds formal registration sessions with students for both the fall and spring courses.  Each January, the school counselor hosts an evening informational session for all interested parents and students in the dual enrollment program for the following year.  This means the event is mainly for 10th and 11th grade students and their parents.  Ninth grade identified gifted students are also welcome as they are permitted to participate in dual enrollment courses as 10th grade students.


Dual Enrollment Courses

These courses are designed for highly-motivated, academically-successful students who have plans of furthering their education after graduation.  Students have the opportunity to earn credits from NEB as well as from Mansfield University (MU), Clarion University (CU), and/or Lackawanna College (LC). Students have the opportunity to complete college-level course-work while still earning credits towards high school graduation.

 Mansfield & Clarion Option

Instruction in the dual enrollment courses through Mansfield/Clarion will take place at NEB under the direction of Mansfield/Clarion professors and supervised by a high school faculty member.  Students may participate beginning in their junior year (10th grade if a student is identified as gifted through Mansfield) and continue through the end of their senior year as long as the minimum participation requirements are met and maintained.  Credit is earned at NEB as well as at Mansfield University or Clarion University.   Students will earn .65 weighted credit at NEB and 3.0 credits through the university upon the successful completion of a dual enrollment course. 

 LACKAWANNA OPTION

Instruction in the dual enrollment courses through Lackawanna College is provided through a number of Northeast Bradford courses using the classroom teacher as an adjunct professor.  Students enrolled in Northeast Bradford courses approved through Lackawanna will have the option to take the course for college credit or as a standard high school course; the curriculum will be identical.  Students will earn the standard course credit through NEB, as noted in this course catalog, and if choosing the dual enrollment credit through Lackawanna, will also earn 3.0 credits through the college (or 4.0 if it is a course with a related lab).  

 Prerequisite for Dual Enrollment Participation: Have fulfilled the prerequisites and meet the eligibility requirements as described in the Dual Enrollment Policy.  Copies can be obtained, upon request, from the guidance office.  Students may pursue dual enrollment credit for up to four Lackawanna College related courses per school year.  In addition, students can schedule an additional two courses per semester from Mansfield and/or Clarion. 

Dual Enrollment Courses

Pre-requisite: Meet the criteria for dual enrollment participation (see above)

Grade Level: 11, 12 (10th grade identified gifted students for MU & CU)

Credits for MU & CU courses: 0.65 credits from NEB per course (weighted)

Credits for LC: Standard course credit assigned as outlined in NEB course description   

Credits: 3.00 credits from MU, CU, & LC (4.0 credits for courses with a related lab)

TENTATIVE CLASSES OFFERED

Lackawanna Course Selections

All classes are worth 3.00 (4.00 with lab) credits through Lackawanna College and the standard credit amount through NEB as outlined in this course catalog.  The cost of choosing the Lackawanna College course option is 100$ per credit.

 

LACKAWANNA COURSE NAME                                        CORRESPONDING NEB COURSE NAME

SPN 101- Elementary Spanish                                                           Spanish III/IV/V/VI

MAT 135 - Intro to Statistics and Data Analysis      AP Statistics

ACC 105 - Principles of Accounting                                            Accounting 1

MAT 120 - College Algebra                                                                Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus or Calculus

COM 125 Effective Speaking                                                             Presentation Literacy

PSY 105 Intro to Psychology                                                              AP Psychology

ECO 105 Macroeconomics                                                                     Economics

CHM 120 General Chemistry I (with lab)                           Chemistry II or AP Chemistry

ENG 105 College Writing                                                    AP Literature and Composition 11

ENG 110 Intro to Literature                                               AP Literature and Composition 12

PHY 120 General Physics  I (with lab)                          Physics

 

Mansfield Course Selection Descriptions

All classes are worth 3.00 credits through Mansfield and .65 credits weighted through NEB.  All classes meet general education requirements at Mansfield and are elective courses at NEB.  All courses are offered in an online format.  The total cost for a three-credit course online is $320.  The price of a video-conferencing course is $25 more.  There is no limit to the number of courses a dual-enrollment student can take at the discounted rate each semester. The price does not include required textbooks.   Mansfield University provides a list of courses offered each semester

ARH 1101 – Introduction to Art

This is an approach to the dominant movements and ideas of the Western World as they evolved in visual arts from the cave art origins to the 20th Century systems.

COM 1101 – Oral Communication

Objectives are to help the student to formulate his/her own ideas coherently, evaluate factual material, and use sound reasoning patterns in his/her preparation and attempts to communicate concepts orally; to determine and select the most effective means of expression in formal and informal speaking situations.

DIT 2211 – Introduction to Nutrition – SPRING ONLY

The class introduces the science of nutrition, the nutrient needs of the body, and the foods that meet these needs.

GEL 1121 – Physical Geology

Physical Geology is a study of the solid portion of the earth, the materials of which it is composed and the processes which are acting on it.  Included are such topics as rocks and minerals, weathering, and geologic structure.

MA 1115 – Survey of Mathematical Ideas

This is a liberal arts course designed to acquaint the student with the nature and scope of modern mathematics.  The emphasis is on concepts and understanding rather than the acquisition of technique.  Topics included are suitable for the non-science liberal arts student.  No extensive background in algebra is required.  THE COURSE IS NOT INTENDED FOR MAJORS REQUIRING ACADEMIC MATH CLASSES.


Clarion Course Selection Descriptions

All classes are worth 3.00 credits through Clarion and .65 credits weighted through NEB.  All classes meet general education requirements at Clarion and are elective courses at NEB.  All courses are offered in an online format.  The total cost for a three-credit course online is $345 plus a $50 one-time fee for participation in the dual enrollment program.  Students are permitted to take one course each semester at the discounted rate of $345.  A second course in the same semester will be at the regular tuition rate of approximately $1300.  The price does not include required textbooks.

ARTH 412 – Changing Times: Art of the 60’s

This surveys the art of the sixties, its historical and cultural context.

CIS 217 – Applications of Microcomputers

It introduces the basic concepts of microcomputers and software applications and includes microcomputer hardware, commonly available software packages, graphics, and programming.  There is no prerequisite.

CMST 110 - Introduction to Human Communication

This is a theoretical overview of the concepts involved in human communication.

CMST 120 - Humanities I; Antiquity Through the Middle Ages

This is an interdisciplinary humanities course which focuses on western values, beliefs, and accomplishments and are reflected in the arts, and historical development from the classical period to the close of the Middle Ages.  There is no prerequisite.  The class is held annually in the fall.

CMST 121 - Humanities II; The Renaissance to the Present  

The class continues study of Western culture from the Renaissance to the present.  There is no prerequisite. The course is held annually in the spring.

CMST 160 - Introduction to Leadership and Global Understanding  (Not Offered Fall 2014)  

This introduces students to global perspectives that shape how we facilitate and coordinate interactions with people from different backgrounds through the use of verbal and nonverbal messages.

CMST 200 – Interpersonal Communication

The class focuses on the study of interpersonal communication, specifically the investigation of major theories and research in the field and the application of those theories to improving the students' interpersonal skills.

CMST 210 – Introduction to Rhetorical Theory

It investigates, on a fundamental-level, the historical and conceptual development of the major theories of  rhetorical discourse.  Theories are applied from classical to contemporary to analysis of the spoken work. It stresses speech-making and criticism of historical and currently political rhetoric.

CRJT 110 – Intro to Criminal Justice

This provides an overview of the justice system including processing offenders, examines the nature of criminal law, causes of criminal behavior and discusses the roles of various agencies including police, courts, and corrections.  The class is held in the fall and spring semester.

ENG 265 - Survey of Women's Literature

The class surveys women writers from the Medieval period to the present.  The contributions of these women to a distinctly female literary tradition provides the focus of study, but critical issues regarding women's literature will also be discussed and explored.  Pedagogical techniques will include lecture, discussion, film, and collaborative learning, among others.

ES 140 - Natural Disasters

This class focuses on natural disasters and the normal processes of the earth/ atmosphere system which produce them.  Particular attention is placed on the energy sources that cause underlying disasters such as plate tectonics, weather/storm processes, climate change, processes operating in rock, water and the atmosphere, the significance of geologic time, complexities of multiple variables operating simultaneously, and detailed case histories of significant events.  The course is acceptable for natural science credits.

ES 280 - Meteorology  

This introduces the earth's atmosphere, emphasizes the laws and underlying principles of atmospheric motion and change, earth-sun relationships, atmospheric composition and structure, the general circulation of the atmosphere, winds and wind systems, the precipitation process, and the genesis and life cycle of storms.

GER 103 - German Civilization and Culture (Not offered Fall 2014)  

The geography, history, government, literature, and arts of German-speaking countries (Germany, Switzerland and Austria) will be introduced.  A comparison of the cultures and values of German societies to those of Anglo-American society will be emphasized.  The class will be conducted in English.  There is no prerequisite.

HIST 111 – Ancient and Medieval Civilization

Includes a survey of prehistoric cultures and civilization from its historical beginning to 1300.  Presents a knowledge of the origins of the broad social, political, intellectual, and economic movements of the past from which the student may gain an understanding of civilization today.  This course is offered each semester.

HIST 113 – Modern Civilization, 1798 to the Present 

A study of significant movements and events of 1789 to the present.  Emphasized interrelationships between the cultures of various world regions, with major attention on the influence European development has exerted on other world areas in the 19th and 20th centuries. 

HIST 217 – History of West Africa  

This examines the history of West Africa from 800 A.D. to present.  It also includes the introduction of Islam to West Africa; the internal factors which transformed local societies, states, and empires; the impact of European trade and imperialism; forms of resistance to Colonial rule the rise of nationalism and struggle for independence; and the challenges of post-independence period.

MMAJ/COM 100 – Introduction to Mass Media

There is a systematic study of mass media and their support industries.  It also includes historical and critical perspectives of legal, ethical and social issues surrounding the influence of the mass media on audiences, characteristics and functions of the mass media, career options, employment trends, and competencies required of a mass media professionals.  The course is offered each semester.

MMAJ 101 – Mass Media and Society

This investigates elements of the relationship between the mass media, message producers, and their audience, including effects of mass media messages (aural, visual, and textual media) covers the media professions, and explores variables including message meaning, environment, and technology.  Requires students to apply theoretical concepts to practical problems.

MMAJ 140 -Writing for Media

Fundamental skills in writing and/or visualizing for a variety of media forms will be developed.  Print and broadcast newswriting, advertising copywriting, and public relations writing will be emphasized.

MUS 114 - Introduction to World Music

This introduces traditional and contemporary musical styles from Algeria to Zanzibar and examines the diversity of styles such as Zouk, Soukour, Salsa, Rai and Zydeco to name a few.  It also introduces the myriad of styles collectively known as "World Music." There are no prerequisites for the course.

MUS 253 - History of Jazz

The class emphasizes the nature and process of jazz and particularly its historical background and development in the United States.  It presents logical musical derivatives and developments and demonstrates the important elements that comprise individual jazz styles as they have evolved to the present time.

PH 261 – Physics of Energy & Environment

This course is the study of the physical laws and processes that underlie environmental phenomena with a special focus on energy (mechanical, thermal and electrical).  We will establish both a qualitative and quantitative understanding of the underlying physical processes.  Technical, economic, and social consequences of these laws and processes will be examined to better delineate the complex decisions related to human energy use and environmental issues.  This course might serve as a substitute for PH 251 (General Physics I) and will prepare students equally well for PH 252 (General Physics II) should that course be required of their major.  Prerequisite: Algebra.

PHIL 212 – Ethics

This introduces students to theoretical ethics and the consequences these theories have, both personally and for public policy.  Controversial moral issues will also be examined.  The class is held annually, and there is no prerequisite.

PHSC 117 – Physics and Astronomy

This online course is intended for students not majoring in the sciences or mathematics, and does not presume any prior familiarity with the subject.  Science and math majors will not receive credit for this course.  Topics may include motion, heat, the nucleus of the atom and radioactivity, fundamentals of electricity and simple circuits, and descriptive astronomy.  The traditional physical science course involves many laboratories and hands-on activities, which will be replaced when possible by hands-on web activities and web interactions.  There is no prerequisite.

PSY 111 – Psychology of Personal Growth

Personal growth, enabling each student to explore self-identity, social relationships, and environmental influences will be emphasized.  Problems of personality, resolution of conflicts and stress, and the role of emotions in behavior, relationships, and health will be explored.  There is no prerequisite.

THE 253 – Introduction to Theatre

The techniques of contemporary and historical theatre in the organization of dramatic material will be explored.  The class also surveys the division of creativity and labor in the presentation of dramatic material. There are analyzed literacy concepts and the growth of sub genres to motivate the contemporary audience. 

WGS 100 - Survey of Women and Gender Studies

This surveys women's studies topics offered in more advanced courses.  It uses materials primarily from the social sciences to examine various topics from a feminist perspective and examines diverse women's lives across the lifespan, feminist pedagogy, sex role socialization, women's relationships, women as students, and women in society and history, among other topics.  There is no prerequisite. The class is held each semester.


Dual Enrollment Courses

These courses are designed for highly-motivated, academically-successful students who have plans of furthering their education after graduation. Students have the opportunity to earn credits from NEB as well as from Mansfield University (MU), Clarion University (CU), and/or Lackawanna College (LC). Students have the opportunity to complete college-level course-work while still earning credits towards high school graduation.

 Mansfield & Clarion Option

Instruction in the dual enrollment courses will take place at NEB under the direction of Mansfield/Clarion professors and supervised by a high school faculty member.  Students may participate beginning in their junior year (10th grade if a student is identified as gifted) and continue through the end of their senior year as long as the minimum participation requirements are met and maintained.  Credit is earned at NEB as well as at Mansfield University or Clarion University.   Students will earn .65 weighted credit at NEB and 3.0 credits through the university upon the successful completion of a dual enrollment course. 

 LACKAWANNA OPTION

Instruction in the dual enrollment courses through Lackawanna College is provided through a number of Northeast Bradford courses using the classroom teacher as an adjunct professor.  Students enrolled in Northeast Bradford courses approved through Lackawanna will have the option to take the course for college credit or as a standard high school course; the curriculum will be identical.  Students will earn the standard course credit through NEB, as noted in this course catalog, and if choosing the dual enrollment credit through Lackawanna, will also earn 3.0 credits through the college (or 4.0 if it is a course with a related lab).  

 Prerequisite for Dual Enrollment Participation: Have fulfilled the prerequisites and meet the eligibility requirements as described in the Dual Enrollment Policy.  Copies can be obtained, upon request, from the guidance office.  Students may pursue dual enrollment credit for up to four Lackawanna College related courses per school year.  In addition, students can schedule an additional two courses per semester from Mansfield and/or Clarion. 

  Summary Savings Sheet

Mansfield

The full price of an online dual enrollment course (all are 3 credit courses) through Mansfield is approximately $300 (tuition and fees included).  This price does not include required textbooks.   There is no limit to the number of courses a dual enrollment student can take at the discounted rate each semester.

Clarion

The full price of an online dual enrollment course (all are 3 credit courses) through Clarion is approximately $345 plus a $50 onetime fee for participation in the dual enrollment program.  This price does not include required textbooks.   Students are permitted to take one course each semester at the discounted rate of $345.  A second course in the same semester will be at the regular tuition rate of $1400.

***To take full advantage of the savings dual enrollment allows for, it is recommended that students DO NOT schedule two Clarion courses in the same semester.*** 

Lackawanna

All classes are worth 3.00 (4.00 with lab) credits through Lackawanna College and the standard credit amount through NEB.  The cost of choosing the Lackawanna College course option is 100$ per credit.  Textbooks are provided through NEB. 

 

Through dual enrollment, you are paying approximately %25 (a savings of %75) of what a regular priced college course would cost you!!!!!!!  Further, you are saving on Room & Board, etc. by completing this coursework while still in high school.  A student can easily graduate from NEB with a year’s worth of college costing only $3,250 rather than $25,000 (Mansfield’s yearly cost of attendance) or more!!! 


THAT’S WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER DUAL ENROLLMENT!




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