1. What is the difference between AP courses and dual-credit courses?
- AP courses offer students the opportunity to take college-level courses and to earn college credit by taking an AP exam in May. Students seeking credit through their AP exam scores should be aware that individual college and universities require different scores.
- Dual Credit Courses allow students to earn high school and college credit by completing courses at the same time.
2. How do the school administrators apply to the ChemBridge program?
- Sample UT-Austin Dual Credit Participation Letter
- For enrollment inquiries, please contact: Dr. Eric Dieter 512-232-4700, firstname.lastname@example.org
3. How do teachers apply to the programs? Via requested link.
4. How do I request a transcript? Transcript Request Form2017
5. Who will teach the program? Dr. Kate Biberdorf, Lecturer, Outreach Coordinator, email@example.com
6. What courses are offered through Chembridge?
- CH 304K. Chemistry in Context I. Designed for non-science majors. Chemistry 304K and 305 form a two-semester sequence designed to fulfill the science requirement for students not majoring in science or engineering. Issues of contemporary interest and importance, such as ozone depletion and global warming, motivate the discussion; the underlying chemistry is developed as needed. Social, political, economic, and ethical implications of scientific developments and science policy are considered. Chemistry 304K addresses the nature of matter, energy, chemical reactions, and chemical thermodynamics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May not be counted toward any chemistry or biochemistry degree. May not be counted by students who have earned a grade of C- or better in Chemistry 301. Not intended as preparation for Chemistry 301.
- CH 305. Chemistry in Context II. Designed for non-science majors Chemistry 304K and 305 form a two-semester sequence designed to fulfill the science requirement for students not majoring in science or engineering. Chemistry 305 addresses water chemistry, acids and bases, elementary organic chemistry, polymers, pharmaceuticals, nutrition, and genetics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May not be counted toward any chemistry or biochemistry degree. May not be counted by students who have earned a grade of C- or better in Chemistry 302. Prerequisite: Chemistry 301 or 304K.
7. How are CH 304K and CH305 classes designed for students and teachers?
- Dr. Biberdorf gives small lecture videos and learning modules on Quest.
- Students are expected to complete the assignment and tests on Quest as they also receive help from their current teachers.
8. How do I register for a campus visit? For more information, please contact: Dr. Eric Dieter 512-232-4700, firstname.lastname@example.org
9. Are there any scholarship opportunities?
10. What types of degrees does UT Austin offer?
- UT Austin offers more than 170 undergraduate fields of study and 100 majors: utexas.edu/student/admissions/ugdegrees.html
- Use UT’s Wayfinder to find your way: utexas.edu/ugs/wayfinder
11. What is Texas Advance? See the Texas Advance site.