Irvine Unified School District and Irvine Valley College have partnered to offer the following “Dual Enrollment” courses to IUSD students this upcoming spring semester: Introduction to Biotechnology (BIO 70/70L), Pathway to Success-Entrepreneurship (ENTR 200) , Business Models: Design and Delivery of Value (ENTR 211), Market Validation Research (ENTR 212), Communication Fundamentals (COMM 1), Beginning American Sign Language 2 (SIGN 22), Beginning Japanese 2 (JA 2), Intermediate Algebra (Math 253), and Academic, Career and Life Success (COUN 6)
What is dual enrollment?
- IVC classes offered on IUSD campuses either during the school day or after school
- IVC courses taught by IVC professors
- Courses that allow high school students to earn college credit, transferable to both UC and CSU
Students must complete the following steps to complete registration:
Step 1: Attend a Dual Enrollment informational session with IVC representatives
Location: Woodbridge High School Theater
Date: Thursday, October 10th
Time: Tutorial (1:20-1:50)
Step 2: Apply for admission (unless you are currently registered)
Go to http://admissions.ivc.edu ; click on Step One: Apply for Admission and follow instructions
*The matriculation process (orientation, assessment and counseling) is automatically deferred for students enrolled in grades K-12.
Step 3: Complete the IVC College & Career Access Pathways (CCAP)/MOU Special Admission Form and submit to Mrs. Murt in the WHS Counseling Office, no later than October 24, 2019. Please report to Carsen Murt in the WHS Counseling Office to obtain a Principal’s Signature. Forms submitted after 10/24/2019 will not be accepted. No exceptions.
Step 4: Confirmation of enrollment will be disseminated to students early January, 2020.
If you have any additional questions about Dual Enrollment, please talk to your student’s assigned WHS counselor or David Shenouda, IVC Dual Enrollment, by email: email@example.com or phone: 949-451-5412
Course Descriptions and Info:
BIOT 70/70L - INTRODUCTION TO BIOTECHNOLOGY (3 College Units) + Lab (1 College Unit) Class meets 1/13/2020-5/20/2020, Tuesdays, 3:30-6:30 PM on the Northwood High School Campus. Limited Spaces. First Priority of enrollment will be given to Northwood High School students.
Introduction to the field of biotechnology including history of its origin and development, survey of modern industrial applications and accomplishments, ethical considerations and career paths.
ENTR 200 - PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS (1 College Unit) Class meets 1/23/2020-2/20/2020, 2nd period on the Northwood High School Campus. Limited Spaces. First Priority of enrollment will be given to Northwood High School students.
Promotes entrepreneurial thinking across disciplines and assists participants in developing a process for transforming ideas into sustainable success. Includes individualized learning assessments designed to assist the student in exploring their frameworks of thought and entrepreneurial potential.
ENTR 212 - MARKET VALIDATION AND RESEARCH (1 College Unit) Class meets 2/24/2020-3/18/2020, 2nd period on the Northwood High School Campus. Limited Spaces. First Priority of enrollment will be given to Northwood High School students.
Explores a variety of available research resources, tools, and techniques for collecting and analyzing market research data. Teaches students how to implement a market validation strategy as well as how to accomplish more with marketing while spending less.
ENTR 211 - BUSINESS MODELS: THE DESIGN AND DELIVERY OF VALUE (2 College Units) Class meets 3/20/2020-5/20/2020, 2nd period on the Northwood High School Campus. Limited Spaces. First Priority of enrollment will be given to Northwood High School students.
Helps student understand the profitability and the process of identifying business goals, developing strategic objectives, critical success factors, and key performance indicators for entrepreneurial endeavors.
COMM 1 – Communication Fundamentals (3 College Units) Class meets 1/13/2020-5/20/2020, Monday/Wednesday, 4:00pm-5:25pm on the Woodbridge High School Campus. First Priority of enrollment will be given to Woodbridge High School students.
Offers students an opportunity to understand and use the components and processes of oral communication. Student presentations required.
SIGN 22 - Beginning American Sign Language II (4 College Units) Class meets 1/24/2020-5/20/2020, 1st period on the Irvine High School Campus. Limited Spaces. First Priority of enrollment will be given to Irvine High School students and students currently enrolled in Sign 21. (*only available to WHS students with an open 1st and 2nd period spring 2019)
*Prerequisite: Sign 21
Designed to further develop communication skills in American Sign Language. Focuses on advancing vocabulary, syntactical accuracy and finger spelling. Explores social contexts and cultural versus pathological perspectives on Deafness.
JA 2 – Beginning Japanese II (5 College Units) Class meets 1/13/2020-5/20/2020, Tuesday/Thursday, 4:00pm-5:50pm on the Woodbridge High School Campus. First Priority of enrollment will be given to Woodbridge High School students and students currently enrolled in JA 1.
*Prerequisite: JA 1 or JA 1H or two years of high school Japanese.
Designed to develop basic skills in understanding, reading and communicating in Japanese. Expands on Japanese syllabic symbols and kanji characters. Also presents general aspects of Japanese daily life and culture. Credit earned for either JA 2 or 2H, but not both.
MATH 253 – Intermediate Algebra (5 College Units and 5 high school credits per semester) Class meets 1/13/2020-5/20/2020, during the bell schedule (period 5) on the Woodbridge High School Campus. First Priority of enrollment will be given to Woodbridge High School students and students currently enrolled in Math 353.
*Prerequisite: Placement by current assessment process or successful completion of MATH 353 with a 'C' or better and prior approval to enroll from your assigned WHS Counselor)
A continuation of elementary algebra intended to prepare students for subsequent math classes. Includes the real number system, polynomials and factoring, linear equations, complex numbers, and exponential and logarithmic numbers.
COUN 6 - ACADEMIC, CAREER AND LIFE SUCCESS (3 College Units) Class meets 1/13/20-5/20/20, Tuesday/Thursday, 4:00pm-5:15pm on the Irvine High School Campus. First Priority of enrollment will be given to Irvine High School students.
Integrates personal, professional, career and academic growth. Development and application of effective communication skills, positive self-image and self-esteem, self-advocacy and strategies for problem solving. Credit may be earned in either COUN 6 or 6H, not both.