University of Southern Indiana

Children's Programs

COLLEGE READINESS


GETTING READY FOR THE SAT 
GRADES 9-12

Cut the SAT Reasoning Test down to size by developing strategies for standardized test taking, identifying study priorities, and working practice questions. Hands-on experience will give students practice with topics covered in the SAT and give students confidence for test day. This course focuses on the SAT but is beneficial for any student preparing to take a standardized exam. A pizza lunch is provided; students should bring their own drinks or money to purchase a drink. 
Register for ACA400 and ACA401 together for a special fee of $120.


MATH SKILLS FOR THE SAT 
ACA401

Emphasis will be on test taking skills, rules pertaining to calculators and solving problems from algebra and geometry. Students should bring a calculator.

Instructor: Mike Wheaton, math teacher, Mt. Vernon Senior High School
Dates and Times: 
ACA401A: Saturday, February 27, 9:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m.
ACA401B: Saturday, April 23, 9:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m.
Location: USI Education Center, Room 1126
Registration Fee: $65, includes lunch

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VERBAL SKILLS FOR THE SAT 
ACA400

The course will provide skills, tips, and interactive practice in short answer selections, critical reading comprehension and essay pointers.

Instructor: Tammy Vick, English teacher, Central High School
Dates and Times: 
400A: Saturday, February 20, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
400B: Saturday, April 16, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: USI, Education Center, Room 1126
Registration Fee: $65, includes lunch

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COLLEGE ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM 

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The University of Southern Indiana’s College Achievement Program (CAP) offers concurrent credit to outstanding junior and senior students in more than two dozen area high schools. Through CAP, students meet high school graduation requirements and earn college credits, all while in their high school classroom during the regular school day. CAP courses are taught by high school instructors who meet the same criteria as USI adjunct faculty, and more than 40 courses in English, history, biology, chemistry, economics, foreign language, health professions, journalism, and math are available. Many of the CAP courses transfer easily utilizing the Indiana Core Transfer Library (CTL). More than half of CAP courses are on the dual credit priority list, cost $25/credit hour, and fulfill the new state standards for the Academic Honors Diploma. The College Achievement Program is one of only five concurrent enrollment programs in Indiana accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) and one of 80+ accredited programs in the nation. Visit the CAP website to learn more about the college courses offered in your area high school, USI.edu/cap or, email cap@usi.edu for further information.


 YOUTH PROGRAMS 


SWIMMING FOR BOYS AND GIRLS (Ages 6 to 12)
FIT340-341

Children ages six to twelve will have an opportunity to develop a wide variety of aquatic skills as well as fundamental strokes, and to receive American Red Cross water safety certification in on of the following areas: Water Exploration, Primary Skills, Stroke Readiness, Stroke Development, Stroke Refinement, and Skill Proficiency. Each course meets eight times.

Dates and Times:
FIT341: seven Wednesdays, January 20 through March 2, 6:45 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: USI Physical Activities Center, Pool
Registration Fee: $45

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PRESCHOOL SWIMMING (Ages 3 to 5)
FIT300-301

Water Safety and water adjustment are emphasized in this program, along with development of gross motor skills. Parents are invited to get in the water with their children after discussion with the chief instructor.

Dates and Time:
FIT300: seven Wednesdays, January 20 through March 2, 4:30 to 5:00 p.m.
FIT301: seven Wednesdays, January 20 through March 2, 6:05 to 6:35 p.m.
Location: USI Physical Activities Center, Pool
Registration Fee: $40

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SATURDAY ART WORKSHOP (ages 6-14)
YTH400A-B-C-D


Kids ages six through fourteen can join USI art students and faculty to create two- and three-dimensional artwork including collages, paintings, printmaking, sculptures, and more. Students will be grouped by age with a maximum of twenty per group and will display their works at the end of each session. Cost of lunch and all supplies included. 

Coordinator: Joseph Uduehi, EdD, Associate Professor of Art Education, USI
Dates and Times: Two Saturdays, April 16 and 23, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: USI Technology Center, Rooms 229, 237, 242, and 243
Registration Fee: $30, includes supplies and lunch.
YTH400A, ages 6 and 7
YTH400B, ages 8 and 9
YTH400C, ages 10 and 11
YTH400D, ages 12, 13, 14

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