Byron Area Schools

Byron Area Public Schools are collaborating with UM-Flint to offer high school seniors expanded dual enrollment opportunities. The DEEP initiative allows motivated students to earn college credit by taking accredited courses taught by UM-Flint faculty on-site at the UM-Flint campus. 

Byron Senior DEEP On-Campus Program

MUS 100 – An Introduction to Music, 3 credits – Fine Arts. The elements of music, its forms and styles. Listening skills promoted in class and through outside assignments. No previous study or knowledge of music required. Includes readings, lectures, listening, discussions and concert attendance.

BIO 104 Introduction to Human Biology, 4 credits – Natural Science & Lab. Introductory human anatomy and physiology with a focus on exercise physiology and human health. Intended for non-science majors. Lecture and laboratory.

PHL 101, Intro to Philosophy, 3 credits - Humanities. Examination of some of the main questions of philosophy, how they arise, and methods of answering them, based on the works of selected authors. Relationships between philosophical themes and other facets of cultural expression. Presentation of simpler problems in nontechnical language designed to introduce the student to philosophical inquiry.

COM 170 Intro to Digital Culture, 3 credits – Technology. How communication technology influences culture, society, and our day-to-day lives, with special emphasis on the massive shift from analog to digital technologies in a variety of media contexts. Exploration of technologies such as the internet, digital film, and social media websites, and issues such as the intersection between society and technology, theories of representation, obsolescence, surveillance and privacy, and how past communication technologies have shaped new and emerging media.