Houston Passport2College Information
If you are a current high school junior...
This is a program you will not want to miss.
Accept this challenge to participate in a college course with college credit!
What is Passport2College all about?
DeVry University's Passport2College program offers you the opportunity to participate in a college course with other high school students while gaining college credit. Through the program, you can explore an area you might be thinking about for a college major; meet other students from greater Houston high schools that share you area of interest; obtain tuition-free college credit and experience DeVry University, a nationally recognized college near your own neighborhood!
APPLY NOW! (Deadline is Tuesday, January 7, 2014)
DeVry University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. Therefore, credit earned through Summer Scholars may be transferable to other colleges and universities.
Where and When?
DeVry University Houston (main campus)
11125 Equity Drive
Houston, Texas 77041
All classes begin on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 9am - 12pm. Although class schedules vary due to credit hour requirements, students can expect to be in class once a week every Saturday for 8 weeks. Classes end Saturday, March 1, 2014.
Tuition is free for those who qualify
Passport2College applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the program:
- Have your junior year of high school completed by the Spring of 2012 (or age equivalent for home school students)
- Achieving a cumulative 2.7 (or equivalent) or better GPA on a 4.0 scale, verifiable by last report card and/or transcripts
All portions of the aforementioned criteria must be completed and received by Educational Partnerships by Tuesday, January 7, 2014.
How do I Apply?
- Follow instructions to complete the application form linked here.
- Mail, hand deliver, or fax a copy of your last report card or transcripts by Tuesday, January 7, 2014 to:
Passport2College program c/o Educational Partnerships
11125 Equity Drive
Houston, TX 77041
ATTN: Educational Partnerships
2014 Passport2College Course
JADM100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
This course surveys the history, structure and practice of the criminal justice system in the United States. Responsibilities and constraints of primary agencies are overviewed, as are basics of institutional and community corrections as well as juvenile justice.
Houston Campus: (9:00 am - 12:00 pm / every Saturday - Once a week / January 11 - March 1)