Weber Innovation — An Early-College High School

Math (3.0 Credits Required)

  • Secondary Math I, II & III

English (4.0 Credits Required)

  • English 9, 10, 11, 12

Social Studies (3.0 Credits Required)

  • Geography (.5)

  • World Civilizations

  • US History

  • US Government and Citizenship (.5)

Science (3.0 Credits Required)

  • Biology
  • Earth Systems
  • Environmental Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics with Technology

Health & PE (Required - .5 Health, .5 Fit For Life, 1.0 PE)

  • PE Fit for Life
  • PE Participation Skills
  • PE Advanced Conditioning
  • PE Individual Lifetime Activities
  • Health Ed II
  • Intro to Health Science (.5 Health & .5 CTE)

Fine Arts (1.5 Credits Required)

  • Art Foundations I & II
  • Painting
  • Design Visual Communications (.5 Fine Arts or .5 CTE)

Computer Tech (.5 Credits Required)

  • Exploring Computer Science

Financial Literacy (.5 Credits Required)

  • General Financial Literacy

CTE (1.0 Credits Required)

  • Law Enforcement
  • Accounting I & II
  • Interior Design I & II
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Anatomy and Physiology
  • Certified Nurse Assistant- CNA
  • Emergency Medical Technician- EMT
  • Medical Forensics
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Criminal Justice
  • Clothing & Textiles I & II
  • PLTW-CIM Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • PLTW-AE Aeronautical Engineering

Elective Credits (8.0 Required)

  • Psychology
  • Latinos in Action
  • iTime
  • Internship
  • Yearbook
  • Student Govt
  • ACT Prep Courses


Early College Courses

Project Lead the Way

  • PLTW-POE Principles of Engineering
  • PLTW-IED Introduction to Engineering Design
  • PLTW-DE Digital Electronics
  • PLTW-CEA Civil Engineering & Architecture
  • PLTW-EDD Engineering Design and Development

Interactive Computer Arts

  • ICA Software & App Development
  • ICA Game Fundamentals
  • ICA Dynamic Web Development
  • ICA Applications

General Education College Courses

  • POLS 1100 American National Government
  • ENGL 1010 Introductory College Writing
  • ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing
  • ENGL 2200 Intro to Literature
  • ENGL 2220 Intro to Fiction
  • BIO 1050/1055 Human Bio and Lab
  • CHEM 1110/1115 Chemistry and Lab
  • GEOL 1110 Dynamic Earth, Physical Geology
  • MATH 1010 Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 1040 Intro to Statistics
  • MATH 1050 College Algebra/Pre-Calculus
  • ART 1010 Introduction to the Visual Arts
  • MUSC 1010 Music Appreciation
  • CJ 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • HIST 2700/2710 US History
  • SOC 1010 Intro to Sociology
  • COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication
  • HFST 1500 Human Development
  • PSY 1010 Psychology
  • Math 1060 Trigonometry
  • GEOG 1300 People and Places of the World
  • GEOG 1000/1005 Physical Geography
  • NURP Intro to Medical Terminology
  • PE 1096 Fitness and Wellness
  • NUTR 1020 Science & Application of Human Nutrition




Concurrent Enrollment Course Information:

Art 1010: Intro to Visual Arts (Snow College IVC): This is an introductory course for non-art majors in which students will learn to understand and appreciate art through the study of the visual language. This course illustrates the place of art in a broader cultural context. Emphasis is placed on helping the students develop judgement in art analyses and criticism. 

Biology 1050/1055: Human Biology and Lab (Snow College IVC) – 1050 Human Biology is the study of the human species at several levels of organization with emphasis of the major organ systems and consideration of health issues, genetics, evolution, and man s interaction with the environment as related to the biology of humans and the quality of life. This course is for students whose major course of study is not in the sciences. 1055 This course will partially satisfy the Natural Science GE requirement (LS). This course is the laboratory component for BIOL 1050, Human Biology. This course is for students whose major course of study is not in the sciences. This course will partially satisfy Natural Science GE.

Chemistry 1110/1115: Elementary Chemistry and Lab (Snow College IVC) – 1110 This is the first semester course of a General, Organic, and Biochemistry sequence. It covers basic general chemistry and introduces organic chemistry. Majors typically taking the course include home economics, agricultural sciences, physical therapy, nursing, and other related health sciences. This course meets a Physical Science GE requirement and may serve some students as preparation for Chem 1210 Principles of Chemistry I. 1115 General inorganic and organic chemistry laboratory which reinforces the fundamental facts, theories and laws of chemistry through laboratory experiences. (It is designed for students in home economics, nursing, physical therapy, some areas of biology, forestry and agriculture.) Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 1110 is required.

Communications 2110: Interpersonal Communications (Snow College IVC) - Interpersonal Communication is a practical and general course designed for students who desire to improve their communication effectiveness. Emphasis is placed on relationship communication skills as well as conflict resolution for both social and professional settings. Emphasis is also placed on delivery of at least two professional oral presentations performed during the semester.

Criminal Justice 1010: Introduction to Criminal Justice Credits: (Face to face with WSD teacher who is also an adjunct professor for Weber State)
An introduction to the history, processes and functions of the American criminal justice system and its primary components, law enforcement, courts, and corrections.

English 1010: Intermediate College Writing (Face to face with WSD teacher who is also an adjunct professor for Weber State) Students will learn practices of successful academic writing. Students will focus on the writing process, writing for specific audiences, collaboration with peers, and on the interrelationship between reading and writing. To enter 1010 the student must have 17 or higher on the ACT English portion, or equivalent. Student must complete ENGL 1010 satisfactorily (a grade of "C" or better) before enrolling in ENGL 2010.

English 2010:Intermediate Research Writing(Snow College IVC) - This course will focus on writing arguments, conducting research, and documenting sources. Students will continue to learn practices of successful academic writing including the writing process, writing for specific audiences, and collaboration with peers. Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 with "C" grade or better, AP Language and Composition or Literature and Composition examination with a score of 3 or better, ACT English and Reading score of 29 or better, CLEP with essay test with a score of 50 or better, or articulated transfer credit from another regionally accredited college or university.

English 2200: Intro to Literature (Snow College Humanities IVC) - This course is an introduction to literary forms, to close reading of literature, and to the terminology of literature.  The emphasis is on fiction, poetry, and drama.  The course will emphasize literary traditions, historical time periods, diverse authors, careful reading, literary analysis, and thoughtful interpretation.

English 2220: Intro to Fiction (Snow College Humanities IVC) - An introduction to short stories, novellas, and novels, selected from a diverse range of authors from various cultures and historical periods. Students will learn how to read fiction carefully and critically, and how fiction can have a meaningful part in their daily lives. Course includes relevant practice in the principles of successful writing, including drafting, revising, and editing. Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 with a “C” grade or better or equivalent.

Geology 1110:(Face to face with WSD teacher who is also an adjunct professor at Weber State)
Fundamental principles of geology emphasizing physical aspects of the Earth including earth materials, plate tectonics, and the effects of water, wind and ice on the Earth's surface. Useful for all students, and recommended as the first geology course for students with majors/minors in geosciences, science teaching, archaeology, and pre-engineering. Three lectures per week. Optional field trip to observe local geologic features.

History 2700: United States History to 1877 (Snow College IVC) - This course covers the development of the United States to 1877, to include the Colonial Period, the American Revolution, the Nationalistic Period, Westward Expansion, Sectionalism, the Civil War and Reconstruction.

History 2710: US History from 1877 to present (Snow College IVC) – A chronological survey of American history from the Gilded Age, 1877, to the present. Directed toward History majors, minors, and those planning to teach U.S. history. Students may fulfill the High School US History requirement by completing this course and HIST 2700. 

Human Development (HFST 1500): Human Development (Snow College IVC) - In this course students learn about the fundamental principles of growth and development from conception through childhood to old age. The course includes the study of the biological process of development, as well as the emotional, social and cognitive development of the individual within a cultural and historical context.

Math 1050: College Algebra (Face to face with WSD teacher who is also an adjunct professor for Weber State) - This course covers a survey of college mathematics and is also a preparatory course for calculus. Topics from continuous mathematics include polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, equations and their applications, absolute value, polynomial and rational inequalities, and nonlinear systems. Topics from discrete mathematics include matrices, matrix algebra and inverses, determinants, sequences and series, counting techniques, and an introduction to probability. In addition, mathematics of finance, rational zero and binomial theorems and mathematical induction are covered briefly. Prerequisite: MATH 1010 or Math ACT score of 23 or higher or placement test.

Music 1010: Intro to Music (Snow College IVC) - A general appreciation course designed to make music meaningful to the average listener. The relationship of rhythm, melody, harmony, and form will be demonstrated though selected recordings. The elements of music will be treated non-technically together with historical and biographical observations. Western art music will be discussed as well as music of other world cultures. Also, a general survey of folk and popular music will be provided.

NTM1700 (Computer Tech 2): Intro to Microcomputer Applications (Face to face with WSD teacher who is also an adjunct professor for Weber State) - Use of microcomputers and software including basic components of word processing, Windows, email, Internet, spreadsheets, graphic presentations, information security, ethics, and international issues. Keyboarding 25 wpm recommended.

Political Science 1100 American National Government(Snow College IVC) - This course is an introduction to the structure, functions and political dynamics of the major institutions within the American governmental system.

Psychology 1010: General Psychology (Snow College IVC) - This course offers an introductory survey of general psychology theories and concepts with an emphasis on the scientific study of human behaviors and applications in daily life.

Sociology 1010: Principles of Sociology (Snow College IVC) - This course introduces students to the nature and scope of sociology, including a systematic treatment of group life, social institutions, social processes, social change, and social control.

Sociology 1020: Social Problems (Snow College IVC) – A study of major social problems in contemporary society, including issues of age, gender, family, race, ethnicity, wealth and poverty, politics, education, public safety, health care, substance abuse, and environment. Special emphasis is given to these issues and their consequences for today’s global and diverse society.

IVC = Interactive Video Conferencing (taught by University/College Staff live to our students from a distance site)

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