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New Summer Program Helps High School Students Earn College Credit

High school juniors and seniors can earn college credit through a new summer program offered by Continuing Education/Extended Learning at College of DuPage.

Summer CE college credit classes begin on Monday, June 11, and enrollment is open now. Juniors and seniors in good academic standing can enroll in a variety of classes at three locations – Glen Crest Middle School in Glen Ellyn, Lake Park East High School in Roselle and Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville.

“Students can take college-level classes with other high school students while staying close to home,” said Kathy Doyle, Continuing Education program coordinator at COD. “It’s a way for them to get a jump-start on their college career.”

Glen Crest Middle School: Classes begin at 1 p.m. and run Mondays to Fridays, June 11 to July 2. Course offerings are General Psychology, Introduction to Business, Introduction to Education, Introduction to Keyboarding, Introduction to Philosophy, Statistics and Survey of Health Careers. Calculus and Analytic Geometry I runs June 11 to July 26.

Lake Park East High School: Classes begin at 9 a.m. and run Mondays to Fridays, June 11 to July 2. Course offerings are Introduction to Business, Introduction to Education and Survey of Health Careers.

Neuqua Valley High School: Classes begin at 1 p.m. and run Mondays to Thursdays, June 11 to July 10 (no classes July 3 or 4). Course offerings are Fundamentals of Speech, Introduction to Business, Introduction to Education and Survey of Health Careers.

“These courses are offered in a condensed, convenient format and are an affordable way for students to start their college education,” Doyle said.
For more information, call (630) 942-2208 or email doylek@cod.edu.

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