Woodbridge Promise College Prep Program Curriculum

The following courses may be incorporated into the Woodbridge Promise curriculum with the approval of Ferris State University. Students must possess a 2.5 cumulative high school GPA and meet course test score requirements and/or prerequisites to enroll.

Woodbridge Promise College Prep Curriculum

  • Description: CARE 102 provides students with the opportunity to explore college programs, career options and employment viability. Students will discover how educational planning can help them with their lifelong career decision making process. Students will develop personal educational and career plans based on interests and skills using strength-based assessment.

    Test Score Requirements: No minimum scores required.

  • Description: CARE 201 prepares students to become career ready by developing successful skills and strategies focused on completing job applications, writing resumes, and writing cover letters. In addition, students will be connected with career resources on campus and around the community.

    Test Score Requirements: No minimum scores required.

  • Description: CARE 202 prepares students to become career ready by developing successful skills and strategies focused on interviewing and professional etiquette. In addition, students will be connected with career resources on campus and around the community.

    Test Score Requirements: No minimum scores required.

  • Description: CARE 203 prepares students to become career ready by developing successful skills and strategies focused on creating career portfolios, learning how to network, and learning transferable skills. In addition, students will be connected with career resources on campus and around the community.

    Test Score Requirements: No minimum scores required.

  • Description: ENGL 074 is an introduction to college writing strategies and skills through guided practice and instruction in pre-writing through revision stages in composition. Students learn how to use writing-support systems, establish a writing portfolio, and develop analytic skills.

    Test Score Requirements: 0-450 SAT EBW

  • Description: Organize and develop papers for diverse audiences and purposes; including how to discover and focus on a topic, develop ideas, gather support, and draft and revise papers effectively. Fundamental language skills and introduction to library research and argumentation. Pre-Requisites:ENGL 074 or a minimum score of 14 on ACT or a minimum score of 370 on pre 2016 SAT or 450 on SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing. Meets General Education requirements for Written Communication.

    Test Score Requirements: 450 or higher SAT ERW

  • Description: An introductory course in algebra covering linear equations, exponents, polynomials, factoring, solving quadratic equations by factoring, rational expressions, solving linear systems of equations, and applications. Integrated into the course at appropriate points are the following topics of arithmetic: prime factoring, GCF, LCD, numerical fractions, and signed number Pre-Requisites:MATH 010 with grade of C- or better, or 15 on ACT or 350 on pre 2016 SAT or 400 post 2016 SAT. 

    Test Score Requirements: 400 SAT Math

  • Description:  Study of complex fractions, first and second degree equations and inequalities, exponents, radicals, and introduction to complex numbers, logarithms, and systems of equations. Meets General Education requirements for Quantitative Literacy. Pre-Requisites: MATH 109 with a grade of C- or better, or MATH 110 with a grade of C- or better, or 19 on ACT or 460 on pre 2016 SAT or 500 post 2016 SAT.

    Test Score Requirements: 500 SAT Math

  • Description: This course will provide students with the opportunity to become critical readers by increasing vocabulary, enhancing reading comprehension and recall, and improving reading skills to better prepare for personal and college-level reading. Students will learn active reading strategies to become a more effective reader, which can lead to improved college success. This course introduces strategies--active learning techniques--and offers practice in skills which allow students to immediately use what they have learned in their own reading. The aim of this course is to increase student reading and help students develop techniques required for college reading. 

    Test Score Requirements: 0-23 SAT Reading/0-430 SAT ERW

  • Description: Improve students' analytical reading ability and reading efficiency as needed for advanced college-level material and necessary for research papers and projects. Instruction is designed to assist in the improvement of effective reading skills needed for comprehension, interpretation, analysis and synthesis of college-level content. Critical comprehension skills, such as making inferences, distinguishing between facts and opinions, recognizing biases, making critical judgments, understanding cultural differences, relating social systems and theories, and making critical judgments, are emphasized. These skills are designed to be applicable to texts in other college courses. Pre-requisite: Placement by assessment or successful completion of READ 175.

    Test Score Requirements: 24-25 SAT Reading/440-450 SAT ERW

  • Description: This college methods course will assist students in the development and use of effective and efficient study strategies that can be utilized in college courses. Students will learn about goal-setting and self-monitoring, learning styles, test preparation and test-taking, lecture and textbook note taking, time management and concentration, and general strategies for more efficient learning. Through an assessment process, students will be able to identify study skill challenges and will develop strategies designed to help improve study skills. Students will be required to implement the study methods and provide evidence of application of these study methods to other courses.

    Test Score Requirements: No minimum scores required.

  • Description: This course covers various topics taught by diverse faculty.

    Test Score Requirements: No minimum scores required.