Marian University to host summers scholars program in June

May 15, 2017

Marian University will hold a Summer Scholars Program for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are interested in earning college dual credit and exploring college life, on June 12-June 30, at Marian’s Fond du Lac campus.

Attendees can enroll in one of three courses:

  • BIO 104 – Environmental Science: A study of the organization of ecosystems and human use of natural resources, including problems and opportunities generated by human interaction with the environment. Basic ecological principles are applied to current environmental issues and topics. Environmental case studies and current environmental literature are employed. (3 Credits)
  • FIN 205 – Personal Finance: This class will be delivered in a hybrid format, meaning part of it will be done traditional face-to-face, while the other part will be done online. This course is designed to provide information needed to make sound personal financial decisions and mange personal financial assets wisely. Subjects covered include saving, spending, budgeting, time value of money, income taxation, credit cards, loans, buying a home, insurance, investing, and retirement planning. (3 Credits)
  • BUS 204 – Entrepreneurship on Tour: What better way to learn about entrepreneurship than from entrepreneurs! Not only do the two instructors for this course have knowledge and experience to share, they will be bringing students into the community to visit a variety of businesses and hear the story of local successes and challenges firsthand from those who are doing business in the trenches every day.  These will be two action=packed weeks of learning about being in business, seeing live operations while reflecting and gaining insight in the areas of accounting, finance, management, marketing, and operations.  Take this opportunity to get to know business. (2 Credits)

Courses will be held June 12 – June 30, Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to noon, with some Friday classes being held online.

The course fee is $150 per credit. For more information or to register, visit marianuniversity.edu/summerscholars.