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Early Enrollment Courses

WVU Tech offers the following courses for Early Enrollment students. Most courses are offered online, but in-seat options are available at some high schools. Check the online application for more details about the current semester. 

ACCT 201 – Principles of Accounting. 3 hours 

This course introduces basic concepts of financial and managerial accounting with emphasis on how accounting reports are used by internal and external users.

AVIA 150 - Introduction to Meteorology. 4 hours

This course examines basic meteorological variables including temperature, pressure and moisture. Utilizing the interaction of temperature, pressure, moisture and planetary atmospheric circulations, mid-latitude weather systems are examined. Thunderstorms and tropical weather systems are discussed with an emphasis on the hazards each cause. Finally, climatology is introduced including a brief examination of climate change.

BUSA 101 - Introduction to Business. 3 Hours (Spring only) 

An introduction to the contemporary business world, including international and small business, quality, ethics, and career preparation. The role of accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing activities are investigated.

CS 101 – Introduction to Computer Science. 3 hours 

Introduction to spreadsheets and databases for problem solving in disciplines such as math, science, engineering, business, social sciences, behavioral sciences and environment: using computer applications to create technical reports and presentations.

ENGL 101 – Composition and Rhetoric. 3 hours

A course in writing non-fiction prose, principally the expository essay. Required of all bachelor's degree candidates unless the requirement is waived under regulations prevailing at the time of admission.  

ENGL 102 – Composition and Rhetoric. 3 hours ( Spring only)

Writing college-level research papers based on argumentative models. Precision in footnotes, bibliographies, usage, punctuation and stylistics assumed. Required of all bachelor's degree candidates unless the requirement is waived under regulations prevailing at the time of admission.

HIST 152 – Growth of the American Nation to 1865. 3 hours ( Fall only)

Examines the basic political, economic and social forces in formation and development of the United States before 1865. Emphasis on national development from independence through the Civil War.

HIST 153 – The Making of Modern America: 1865 to Present. 3 hours ( Spring only)

Continues the examination of basic political, economic and social forces in the development of the United States since the Civil War.

MATH 121 – Introductory Concepts of Mathematics. 3 hours ( Fall only)

Topics in modern mathematics.

MATH 124 – Algebra with Applications. 3 hours ( Spring Only)

Study of algebra with an emphasis on applications for science, business, technology, and social science. Topics include graphing and solving problems using linear, quadratic, square-root, logarithmic, and exponential functions, solving equations, performing operations on matrices.

Requires the following minimum MATH test scores: ACT 17 / SAT 470 / ALEKS 20.

MATH 126 – College Algebra

Review of the real number system and algebraic expressions, equations, inequalities, graphing, functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, basic matrix operations and properties systems of equations, polynomials.

Requires the following minimum MATH test scores: ACT 19 / SAT 510 / ALEKS 30.

MATH 128 – Plane Trigonometry.  3 hours  ( Spring only)

Trigonometric functions, identities, vectors, complex numbers, and trigonometric equations.

Requires a grade of C or better in MATH 124 or MATH 126.

POLS 102 - Introduction to American Government. 3 Hours

General survey of American national government and politics.

PSYC 101 – Introduction to Psychology.  3 hours

A survey of general psychology.

SOC 101 – Introduction to Sociology.  3 hours

Basic course intended to develop a perspective about the nature of social processes and the structure of society.

**Students are encouraged to have official ACT/SAT scores sent to WVU Tech. Click here to learn more about ALEKS testing information for MATH courses. Scores must be on file with WVU Tech prior to registration.

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