Fenton Area Public Schools are collaborating with UM-Flint to offer high school seniors expanded dual enrollment opportunities. The DEEP initiative allows motivated students to earn college credit by taking accredited courses taught by UM-Flint faculty on-site at Fenton High School.
Fenton Area Public Schools
General Studies (12 Credits)
ARH 112, History of Renaissance to Modern Art, 3 credits - Humanities. Historical survey of art from the Renaissance to the Modern era. Covers all media from the western tradition of this time period.
COM 170, Intro to Digital Culture, 3 credits - Technology. How communication technology influences culture, society, and our day-to-day lives, with special emphasis on the massive shift from analog to digital technologies in a variety of media contexts. Exploration of technologies such as the internet, digital film, and social media websites, and issues such as the intersection between society and technology, theories of representation, obsolescence, surveillance and privacy, and how past communication technologies have shaped new and emerging media.
AFA 101, Intro to Africana Studies, 3 credits - Social Science. Interdisciplinary examination of the Africana (African and African Diaspora) experience; trends, issues and forces that have shaped it. The dispersion of persons of African descent throughout the world, and the important roles they have played in the advancement of civilization.
MUS 100, Intro to Music, 3 credits - Fine Arts. The elements of music, its forms and styles. Listening skills promoted in class and through outside assignments. No previous study or knowledge of music required. Includes readings, lectures, listenings, discussions and concert attendance.
Humanities Program (12 Credits)
PHL 101, Into to Philosophy, 3 credits - Humanities. Examination of some of the main questions of philosophy, how they arise, and methods of answering them, based on the works of selected authors. Relationships between philosophical themes and other facets of cultural expression. Presentation of simpler problems in nontechnical language designed to introduce the student to philosophical inquiry.
ANT 100, Intro to Cultural Anthropology, 3 credits - Social Science. Examination of the enormous cultural diversity within and between the world’s peoples. And the political importance of this diversity today. Subsistence methods, kinship patterns, power relations, linguistic variations, cultural conflicts, and forms of inequality around the world. “Culture” as a historically dynamic process that is both creative and constantly undergoing transformation.
HIS 114, 20th Century World History, 3 credits - Social Science. Survey of cultural, social, intellectual, economic, and political developments in the twentieth-century world. Special attention devoted to imperialism, war and violence, decolonization in the developing world, and the process and effects of globalization.
AFA 215, Survey of African-American Literature, 3 credits - Humanities. Introduction to American literature written by African-American writers. Major authors studied in historical context along with cultural elements of folklore and related arts.
Application and Submission Deadline
APPLICATION AND SUBMISSION DEADLINE
Dual enrollment applications are available in each high school guidance office. You may also download a copy of the application.
In order to receive full consideration, the application must be completed, signed (parent and student signature required) and dated to your high school guidance office.