clio area schools

Clio Area Public Schools and Lakeville are collaborating with the University of Michigan-Flint to offer high school seniors expanded dual enrollment opportunities. The Dual Enrollment Educational Partnerships (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. 

Junior DEEP On-Campus Humanities Program (12 Credits)

ENG 111, College Rhetoric, 3 credits. English Composition. Introductory course in composition emphasizing written expression appropriate to successful college level work. Analytical readings; creative and critical thinking; development of a student’s sense of integrity as a writer.
SOC 100, Intro to Sociology, 3 credits. Social Science. Study of human groups, with special attention to analysis of contemporary American society.

ENG 112, Critical Writing & Reading, 3 credits. English Composition. Intensive course in critical and analytical reading, writing and research strategies necessary for successful academic work. Techniques for essay exams; argumentative, analytical, and critical papers; undergraduate research.

COM 210, Intro to Public Speaking, 3 credits. Humanities. Students prepare and deliver public speeches, developing skills of organization, research and delivery while engaging important public issues. Students develop appreciation for ethical methods to approach diverse audiences and become more comfortable speaking in public and better equipped to use speech as a tool to execute change. 

Senior DEEP On-Campus Humanities Program (13 Credits)

ART 120 – Introduction to the Visual Arts, 3 credits. Fine Arts. Examination of the essential characteristics of the visual arts, intended to develop in the student a discriminating appreciation of these arts. Lectures, tapes, slides, reading, and gallery tours.

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.

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.

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