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Guidance » Dual Enrollment - Del Mar & West Valley

Dual Enrollment - Del Mar & West Valley

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Del Mar has partnered with West Valley College to offer Dual Enrollment Classes after school! 
 
This partnership's student benefits include:
  • students earn both high school and college credit 
  • every 3-unit West Valley course gives 10 units of high school credit
  • courses and units earned transfer to both West Valley College as well as other colleges and universities
  • students get a head start on college while earning high school credits
  • students can makeup credits needed for high school graduation
  • courses are part of a major, college general education, and/or electives
  • courses and textbooks are free to students
  • course offerings change each term
 

Location:  Offered by West Valley College on Del Mar's campus

Open to:  All current 9th, 10th & 11th grade students

Classes Start:  August 26 or 27, 2019

Classes End:  December 9 or 10, 2019

Applications:  Available in the College Career Center (Room 4)

Credit:  High School Credit is available (10 credits) 

 

Fall 2019 Classes Include:

Sociology 2:  Social Problems; Monday & Wednesday, 2:50pm – 4:15pm

This sociology course empirically identifies and analyzes contemporary social problems, with emphases on global dynamics, cross-cultural comparisons, and the U.S. context. Foci include the role of power and ideology in the definition of social problems, specific problem causes and consequences, evaluations of proposed solutions and methods of intervention. A fairly comprehensive overview is attempted with topical emphases varying with the salience of specific current events, policy debates, and emerging social trends. (3 units)

 

Child Studies 2:  Child Growth and Development; Monday & Wednesday, 2:50pm – 4:15pm

This course provides an introduction to human growth and development from conception through adolescence including physical growth, language, and social-emotional and cognitive development of the child. Topics discussed include theories of development; developmental and cultural contexts; heredity; societal influences and interaction with the environment are discussed. Observation of children is required. (3 units)

 

Classes will fill up fast so get your registration in today by downloading and submitting the form below. If you have questions about Dual Enrollment, feel free to contact your Guidance Counselor.