High School Schedule of Events & Programs
HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Interested in college? Discover events and college advantage opportunities available to you!
And for educators, find out what Outreach can do to help you meet the needs of your business/technology oriented students.
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DEADLINE TO APPLY: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Passport2College offers college-level classes to upcoming juniors, seniors, and 2013 high school graduates wishing to earn college credit at no cost while still attending high school or recently graduated. This program can help you to become better prepared for the demands of college, allow you to make a smoother transition from high school, and enable you to hit the ground running toward a successful career. These core courses will give you the edge you need to get ahead and, in many cases, transfer to the school of your choice.*
- Earn college credit at no cost. Take classes at the collegiate level and earn credit without having to pay tuition.
- Experience college life. Complete career-focused college classes.
- Enjoy a variety of class options. Choose classes that fit your schedule so you can enjoy the summer.
- Learn from industry leaders. Gain in-depth knowledge from professors with real-world experience.
Passport2College offers students the opportunity to enroll in:
BUSN-115 Introduction to Business and Technology (3 credit hours)
Classes will meet for five weeks on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am - 12:00pm.
First class starts on July 9, 2013.
This course introduces business and the environments in which businesses operate. Students examine the roles of the major functional areas of the business and interrelationships among them. Organizational theories and techniques are examined, and economic, cultural, political and technological factors affecting business organizations are evaluated.
CIS-115 Logic and Design Computer Information Systems (3 credit hours)
Classes will meet for five weeks on Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00pm - 4:00pm.
First class starts on July 9, 2013.
This course introduces basics of programming logic as well as algorithm design and development including constants, variables expressions, arrays files and control structures for sequential, iterative and decision processing. Students learn to design and document program specifications using tools such as flowcharts, structure charts and pseudo code. Program specification validation through desk-checking and walk-throughs is also covered.
- Must be an entering Fall 2013 high school junior or senior; or must be a 2013 HS graduate.
- Must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent residency status.
- Must have a 2.5 GPA or place standard on DeVry entrance test.
How to Enroll in P2C?
Step One: Register for Passport 2 College click here.
Step Two: Complete and sign the Undergraduate Enrollement Agreement.
Step Three: Obtain a letter of recommendation from your principal,counselor or teacher. Click here and you can use this Letter of Recommendation as an option.
Step Four: Obtain a copy of your high school transcript. Click here and you can use this form to ask your HS for your transcript.
Step Five: Attend mandatory orientation date. Dates will be provided to those to who are accepted into the P2C program.
For program requirements, visit DeVry University P2C.
More detailed information will be provided to those who apply.
Passport2College students who wish to become degree candidates must meet regular admission requirements.
* Transfer credit acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.
**If your CGPA is below 2.5, you must take English and Math placement tests to qualify for enrollment in certain Passport2College courses. Passport2College students who wish to become degree candidates must meet DeVry University regular admission requirements.
Check out DeVry University's complimentary ACT and SAT prep review sessions and have your parents stay for a free Financial Aid Information Session. The review sessions are taught by DeVry professors using official review materials. Registration is required and lunch will be provided.
Visit our site again for 2013-2014 ACT and SAT Prep Review Session dates to be announced.
Tinley Park Campus
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DeVry University's StartNow! Program is available to high school seniors who have been accepted to DeVry University. Students can earn college credit while still in high school without having to pay tuition.* Courses are 8 weeks long and taught by our highly qualified, passionate and dedicated college professors. Get a head start on your college education by enrolling in DeVry's StartNow! Program. The only cost to the student is for books and supplies.
For additional class information, click here.
To register for StartNow, contact your DeVry University High School Admissions Advisor.
Enrollment Forms: Undergraduate Enrollment Form
Workshops for students groups of 10 or more.
The workshops are led by DeVry University's outstanding faculty members, who work in the fields that they teach, providing students with real-world experiences that prepare them for high-growth careers.
These workshops are great for club leaders, teachers, counselor, career facilitators or other high school staff that work with willing students in the fields of technology, accounting, business and others. The sessions are great opportunities to bring your students off campus and experience a day in the life of a potential career. Session length and group size are flexible. We provide lunch and all materials. Please see attached workshop list for additional examples.* All workshops can be customized to fit your needs.*
Directions in Business
Careers in Networking
Electronics for Robotics
Web Graphic Design
Multimedia Design & Development
Computer Information Systems (CIS)
Mock Job Shadow
Finances - personal and college
Careers in Accounting Campus Tours
Student Enhancing Presentations
These in-classroom presentations explore and prepare students for college and career. The length of the presentation can be customized to your class schedule.
Career Pathways - this underclassmen workshop is an excellent introduction to the Career Pathways that have been established by The States' Career Clusters Initiative. Students walk away with resources that will help them take the next steps in planning their future and how to jumpstart their education.
Career Inc. - this workshop, geared towards high school seniors and juniors, provides opportunities for collaboration and competition among students as they learn how their passions, personalities and skills can lead to rewarding careers in almost any industry. Each student will use a PDA to interact with the presentation as they turn their passion into a career path.For more information or to register contact:
Teresa Jimenez - Community Outreach Director