Upward Bound Program Courses

The following courses are offered through the Central College’s Upward Bound program during the summer to provide high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to sample college courses and earn college credit. Two or three courses are offered each summer. These courses have been approved for college credit as electives.


BIO 100 Issues in Human Biology (1.5)

A special course offering for the Upward Bound program comprising a brief survey of the human body’s organ systems, laboratory examination of their tissues and discussion of current issues in human health.


ENG 103 Improving Reading in the Content Areas (1.5)

This course is designed to teach students a variety of techniques for comprehending nonfiction material.  Students will learn reading strategies and have opportunities to apply those strategies.  The objective for each student is to be able to identify the format of a given text and utilize the most effective strategy based on the selection’s design and the purpose for reading.


GENR 101 Pathways to College (1)

A college success and leadership course designed for Upward Bound student advisory board members.