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Behs college ready night march 4 2013 college training during high school
BEHS College Ready Night, March 4, 2013College Training During High School

Earning Industry Certifications and College Credit at Box Elder High School

Annette Whitaker, BEHS Counseling and Guidance


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Make an appointment with your school counselor to make your own personal 4 year plan.

High school options overview
High School Options Overview

Career Now

Ready for Work After High School

College Ready

College Preparation

Advanced Placement (AP) Classes

Concurrent Enrollment (CE) Classes

Early College On-Campus Programs at USU and WSU

  • High School Pathways Completion

  • BEHS Internships

  • Industry Certifications through BATC

  • Apprenticeships

Saving and saving time no tuition costs for high school students
Saving $$$$ and Saving TimeNo Tuition Costs for High School Students

Career Now Industry Certifications

College Ready Tuition Expenses

College Tuition @ $300/1 Semester Hour

Typical CE Class = 3 Semester Hours

3 x $300 = $900/Class

Opportunity for 25+ Semester Hours at BEHS

25 x $300 = $7500

  • BATC Training $1.70/Hour

    • Short-Term Training

      • Nurses Aid $572

    • Long-Term Training

      • Welding $2397 -1410 Hours

      • Cosmetology $3400 - 2000 Hours

Career ready now
Career Ready Now

Earning Industry Certifications and Work Experience While in High School

Besd career pathways
BESD Career Pathways

  • Completion of designated related Career and Technical Education (CTE) Classes

  • Skills Certification Certificates for Resumes and Employers

  • Pathway Completers are Honored at our Seniors Honors and Awards Night

Grades 9-12

Pathway Completion Checklists in Career Training Areas

Advisement Provided By CTE Teachers and School Counselors

The Pathways Regional Coordinator, Mrs. Jeanne Johnson, Verifies Completion

Behs internships
BEHS Internships

  • Register for Critical Workplace Skills and Work Based Learning Courses

  • Generally a 2-Period Block During 1 Trimester

  • You Must Provide Your Own Transportation

  • Jesse Roberts (Internship Teacher) will assist you in finding the placement.


2.5 GPA

No Unsatisfactory Citizenship

Completion of Related Coursework Required

Application and

Approval Through Mr. Jesse Roberts

Industry certifications
Industry Certifications

  • Juniors and Seniors

  • Show Progress in Related Pathways

  • Application and Parent Consent

  • Good Standing at BEHS

  • Must follow BATC Policies

  • After High School Transition Requirements: 17 ACT Score or Basic Skills Placement Tests

  • Must work with BATC teachers directly for progress reports, grading, and attendance issues

Bridgerland Applied College Brigham City (BBCC) and Logan (BATC)

No Tuition Costs

Must Pay for Fees and Tools (amount varies)

Strongly Recommend Summer Enrollment

Begin After 10th Grade

Enroll 3-6 Periods Per Trimester Grades 11-12

Bus Available for Logan

You will need your own transportation for Brigham City

Batc program information
BATC Program Information

Info on Certifications

High School Offerings

BATC Completion Scholarship Programs

BATC/USU Applied Associate’s Degree


Batc contacts
BATC Contacts

Pam Tew, Student Relations


Heather Murphy, High School Secretary



  • On-The-Job Training

  • Structured Pay Raises and Training Programs

  • Related BATC Course Work

  • You and your employer register for the National Apprenticeship Program at the Department of Workforce Services

  • Work with Jesse Roberts to receive High School Credit if you apprentice during the school day


College ready
College Ready

Earning College Credit While in High School

Advanced placement ap classes
Advanced Placement (AP) Classes

Most prestigious and rigorous high school course work

Grades 10-12

Study Skills and Work Ethic are Critical

GPA may be used if enrollment becomes limited.

Must pass the National AP Tests to earn college credit.

Your university choice and choice of major determine if and how the credit is used.

Ap advice why take an ap class
AP Advice: Why Take an AP Class?

  • More knowledge before college

  • Rigorous (3 trimester) preparation is the most important aspect of AP Courses.

    • Expect increased reading, writing, and nightly study

  • If your university awards you credit for your AP Testing results, it is an added bonus.

  • Students in AP Classes are serious about learning and very competitive academically.

  • AP Classes look great on college resumes.

    More Info:

Concurrent enrollment ce classes
Concurrent Enrollment (CE) Classes

  • Juniors and Seniors

  • 3.0 GPA Required

  • You begin your official college transcript

  • USU Application and $40 Application Fee are due May 15 (One Time Fee)

  • USU $5/Semester hour class fees are due at the beginning of each class

  • You must pay for your own textbooks

  • Yearly Parental Consent Forms returned to Marsha Sparks (Librarian)

  • Maintain 2.0 GPA USU GPA

  • Watch USU drop deadlines

  • CE Classes cannot be repeated

Comparisons ap and ce most students mix and match
Comparisons: AP and CEMost Students Mix and Match

Advanced Placement

Concurrent Enrollment

1-2 Tri Classes – Survey Course

Credit for the Course (not just the test)

Credit transfers to other colleges

Your college major will determine how the credit will be applied.

Letter Grades on both HS and College Transcripts are the same

  • 2-3 Tri Classes – In-Depth

  • National exam to earn college credit

  • Your college and your major will determine if your credit will be accepted

  • College credit is posted as a ‘P’ Pass on your college transcript (not a letter grade)

  • Letter Grade on the HS transcript only

Advisement from usu advisors is critical
Advisement from USU Advisors is Critical!


  • Melissa Thomas, USU CE Advisor


    • 435-919-1248

Behs college ready night march 4 2013 college training during high school

  • USU General Education Planning Guide

  • Pick one choice in each category.

  • Communications Literacy (CL1 and CL2) 6 Credits

  • CL1USU English 10103 Credits

  • AP English Literature3+

  • ACT English Score29+

  • CL2USU English 2010 (Not Available)Not available @BEHS

  • Quantitative Literacy3-4 Credits

  • USU Math 1050College Algebra4 credits

  • AP Calculus Test Score3+

  • Breadth American Institutions3 Credits

    USU 1300 US Institutions3 Credits

  • AP US Govt and Politics Test Score3+

  • AP US History Test Score3+

  • Breadth Creative Arts3 Credits

  • USU Music 1010 Introduction to Music3 credits

  • USU Theater 1013 Understanding Theater3 credits

  • AP Music Theory Score3+

  • AP Studio Art Portfolio Score3+

  • Breadth Humanities3 Credits

  • USU 1320 Civilization: Humanities3 Credits

  • AP English Literature Test Score3+

  • AP World History Test Score3+

  • Breadth Life Sciences3 Credits

  • *USU PSC 1800 Intro to Horticulture3 Credits

  • *USU Biology 1010 Biology and the Citizen3 Credits

  • *Not accepted as high school biology or high school core science credit, but will be accepted for the 3rd additional high school science credit

  • AP Biology Test Score3+

  • Breadth Physical Sciences3 Credits

  • *USU 1360 Integrated Physical Science3 Credits

  • AP Chemistry Test Score3+

  • AP Physics Test Score3+

  • Breadth Social Sciences3 Credits

  • USU FCHD 1500 Human Development3 Credits

  • AP Govt and Politics: Comparative Test Score3+

Early college programs
Early College Programs

  • Apply for Admissions

  • A minimum of 3.0+ GPA and ACT 18+ is recommended

  • Students must provide their own transportation

  • Great option for students who are highly focused and ready to leave high school early

  • Federal Financial Aid is not available to students who are still in high school.


CE Courses are available at USU BC with no tuition cost.

USU Logan

Regular Tuition


Regular Tuition (Some Early College Scholar ships are available.

Behs website resources
BEHS Website Resources

  • PCCR (SEOP) Guidebook

  • Course Descriptions Book


  • Updates Finalized for 2013-2014 Registration Mid-March, 2013


  • BEHS cannot guarantee BATC and USU program offerings. BATC and USU manage curriculum requirements, attendance, and grading procedures.

  • Always, Always, Always Make Continued Contact with BATC and USU Designated Staff for program advisement and academic assistance.

  • BATC Health Science Classes have very strict attendance requirements for certification. If illnesses or extenuating circumstances impact attendance, contact the BATC teacher directly.

Behs counseling and guidance staff 435 734 4840
BEHS Counseling and Guidance Staff435-734-4840

  • A-D Students: Megan Mueller

  • E-D Students: Margo Miles

  • K-Q Students: Annette Whitaker

  • R-Z Students: Dave Smith

  • Clerk: Pat Limas

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