Concurrent Courses 

UA Cossatot welcomes all secondary schools in our service area (Sevier, Howard, Little River, and Pike counties) to participate in our Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP). We currently have Memorandums of Understanding with the following schools: Ashdown, Delight, De Queen, Dierks, Foreman, Horatio, Kirby, Mineral Springs, Murfreesboro, and Nashville. A variety of courses are offered including the following. Please contact our concurrent enrollment director, to inquire about other courses available for CEP credit.

  • BIOL 1014: General Biology 
  • CHEM 1014: Introductory Chemistry 
  • ENGL 1113: Composition I 
  • ENGL 1123: Composition II
  • ENGL 2213: World Literature to 1650 
  • ENGL 2223: World Literature since 1650 
  • FA 2013: An Introduction to Fine Arts: Music
  • HIST 1003: Western Civilization to 1700 
  • HIST 1013: Western Civilization Since 1700 
  • HIST 2013: United States History to 1876 
  • HIST 2023: United States History Since 1876 
  • HS 1403: Personal and Community Health 
  • MATH 1023: College Algebra
  • MATH 2023: Introduction to Statistics 
  • MATH 2043: Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 
  • PHYS 2024: Physical Science 
  • PSCI 2003: American Government 
  • PSYC 2003: General Psychology
  • SPCH 1113: Principles of Speech

Concurrent course descriptions

All of these courses are fully transferrable within the state of Arkansas. Visit the ACTS Website for more information. Requirements to teach in the CEP are the same as any transfer course, a master’s degree with 18 hours in the field or closely related field.
 
UA Cossatot’s Concurrent Enrollment Program is one of the 53 schools in the nation that is accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP). This is a rigorous process which requires the college to meet national standards in the areas of Curriculum, Faculty, Students, Assessment, and Program Evaluation. For more information please go to the NACEP website.
 
If a parent, student, faculty member, or school district personnel has any questions concerning Concurrent Enrollment, courses, or faculty, please contact Kristin Bowden, ext.1126.

Student Information

For student eligibility, it is best to contact your high school counselor. Generally students must have a GPA of 2.0 to 4.0 to be considered to take Concurrent Courses. Please go here for concurrent admissions requirement (link to http://cccua.edu.beta9.in10sitybeta.net/apply-enroll/how-to-apply-enroll/concurrent-students)

Students concurrently enrolled must maintain a 2.0 GPA in UA Cossatot classes. Failure to achieve a 2.0 GPA will result in the student being barred from enrollment in additional UA Cossatot classes until after graduation from high school.

Minimum Scores for Concurrent Enrollment

Communications, Life Science, or Technology Classes

Mathematics, Computer Science, or Physical Science classes

All other courses i.e speech, health, etc.

Reading

English/Writing

Reading

Math

Reading

ACT

19

19

19

19

19

ASSET

43

45

43

Intermediate Algebra 39

43

COMPASS

83

80

83

Pre-Algebra 44
Algebra 41

83

EXPLORE

14

14

14

15

14

PLAN

15

16

15

17

15

*NOTE: Some technology classes have special requirements for concurrent enrollment. The appropriate Division Chair or Dean will provide information for these courses.

Please note that PLAN and EXPLORE scores will apply only while the student is enrolled in high school.