College Credit Courses to Begin at CSRM

The second semester curriculum at CRSM often brings new and exciting changes. The upcoming semester will see the introduction of a Dual Credit Enrollment Program in cooperation with Robert Morris University. For the first time, CRSM students will be able to simultaneously earn high school and college credit for a course offered on the Cristo Rey campus.

The rigorous CRSM college prep curriculum, which includes eleven AP courses, will now offer even more students (twenty-nine have enrolled) with the opportunity to earn college credit from accredited universities.

The first college level course offered will be PSY 120. Topics critically explored in the course will include the history and theories of psychology, research methods, motivation, learning, life span human development, stress and adjustment, personality, abnormal behavior, and psychotherapy.

The course will be an additional choice for elective credit (necessary for graduation) as well as many students’ first credits for college level coursework. Seniors that successfully complete the course will receive a transcript from Robert Morris University for the transferable credits.

“We anticipate that this type of partnership will continue and expand,” added Marlene Eby, assistant principal, “our plans for the near future include offering first level college writing to our students.”