Options for Career and College Readiness

Internships & Apprenticeships, MATC, BYU or UVU, Specialty Schools, Early Graduation

Scholarship, New Century Scholarship, UVU Concurrent Enrollment, UVU Distance Learning,

AP/IB, NCAA Scholarships, Military, Scholarships

UVU Concurrent Enrollment 

Earn college credit by taking classes at THS fromTHS teachers... Tuition $5/credit!

 * Eligible in 11th or 12th grade (Sophomores by Exception)

 * Meet GPA requirement (3.0 for academic & 2.0 for vocational classes)

 * Pay $35 admission fee

 * UVU credit is transferable to all colleges in Utah (https://www.transferutah.org/)

UVU General Education Academic Planner

* Some credits BYU General Ed Articulated, (https://registrar.byu.edu/guide/utah-valley-university)

 * 2017-2018 THS Courses

THS CE General Information

 * For more information, contact Mrs. Pulver, LisaP@provo.edu

Advanced Placement (AP)

Receive college credit by passing National exams administered in May

 * Take Honors courses as prerequisites

 * Be prepared for tough classwork!

* Pay $94 per AP exam

 * Receive 3-12 college credits once you enroll in your college or university

 * THS Classes-- AP Studio Art, AP Art History, AP Language (AP English 11), AP Literature (AP English 12),  AP Chinese, AP French IV,  AP French V, AP German IV,  AP German V,  AP Spanish IV,  AP Computer Science, AP Statistics, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP US History, AP World History, AP United States Government and Politics, AP Psychology, AP Human Geography

Internships and Work Based Learning

Work in a business or with a professional in the community to gain valuable experience in a

career field of interest:

* 11th or 12th grade or summertime

* Up to 2 credits per year

* Practical Arts or Elective Credit

* Take prerequisite Pathway courses

• Register with Mrs. Jardine, Janj@provo.edu

• Examples: UVH, Elementary Schools, Provo Police, Murdock Travel,

All About Pets, Highland Woodworks, Thanksgiving Point

 Mountainland Technology College (MTECH)

* Learn specific job skills

* 11th or 12th grade

* Spend ½ day at MTECH; ½ at THS (Nights and Summers also available)

* Skill certifications & state licensures available

* Many programs are articulated with UVU for UVU Credit

* Earns CTE or Elective Credits

* Registration Information available through Mrs. Jardine

Find a list of available programs at mtec.edu

UVU Live Interactive Courses (Formerly Distance Learning)

Earn college credit by taking classes at THS from UVU teachers by Live Interactive

 * Eligible in 11th or 12th grade

 *Meet GPA requirement of 3.0

*Meet ACT requirements for college English, Math, and Biology courses

 * Pay $35 admissions fee

*Low tuition of $5 per credit hour

* You will need to pay for your college textbooks and supplies

 * Most classes cover 2 THS periods

 * Classes last one semester and are taught M,W,F or T,TH, & meet GE requirements.

*UVU credit is transferable to all colleges in Utah (https://www.transferutah.org/)

* Some credits are BYU General Ed Articulated, others meet BYU electives

Advanced Classes at BYU or UVU

Student may register for academic courses at BYU or UVU and advanced vocational courses at UVU

 * Take classes during day or evening

 * Receive both college & THS credit

 * Student must pay own tuition

 * For BYU, student must have 3.6 GPA

 * 3-5 college credit hours = 1 THS credit

 * Work with Lisa Pulver, LisaP@provo.edu for UVU Assistance

Scholarships in General

* Begin keeping written resume of awards,leadership positions, extracurricular activities, service, employment, clubs (A good resource for starting a scholarship resume located here)

* Prepare for ACT by taking and using EXPLORE and PLAN Tests

* Take the PSAT

* Maintain high GPA in Univ. Prep classes

* Do an Internship or other career training

* Regularly check Mrs. Morgan’s Scholarship and Financial Aid Pages on the THS Website

* Meet with Mrs. Morgan in the College/Career Center.

* Attend your CCR/SEOP’s and bring your parents

EARLY GRADUATION SCHOLARSHIP

*Utah Centennial Scholarship (Under “Scholarships” tab)-- Receive $1000 for graduating one year early & $500 for half year early

* Must use scholarship at a Utah college within one year of graduation

* Use eSchool, Summer school, & Internship to finish credits early

New Century or Regents Scholarship

REGENTS SCHOLARSHIP

Class of 2017 and earlier: Find out more information here

Class of 2018 and later: Find out more information here

NEW CENTURY SCHOLARSHIP-- Graduate with

Associates Degree by the end of high school

(See Mrs. Pulver to plan 11th &12th grade college credit classes)

NCAA ELIGIBILITY TO PLAY SPORTS IN COLLEGE

Prepare NOW to be recruited for an athletic scholarship!

The NCAA requires athletes to meet academic standards:

 * Graduate from high school

 * Achieve a satisfactory Index score between your ACT score & your GPA

 * Complete 16 University Prep courses--many of which must be completed during the Freshman Sophomore years

• Check with Mr. Warner in Guidance for a list of THS

NCAA Approved Core Courses

More Information

PREPARING FOR THE MILITARY

* For Academies & Univ. ROTC, take Univ. Prep courses & Computer classes

*Work especially hard in Math / Science

* Maintain physical fitness & give service

* Meet with recruiters when they visit THS

* Talk with adults or friends who’ve served

* Enroll in Air Force Jr ROTC to learn more

* Take the ASVAB test