Senior Transition

  • Who should attend the Senior Transition College Jump Start?  high school student working on a worksheet in the classroom.
    Do you want a jump start on your college experience while still in high school?  Do you want a portion of your college paid for at a significantly reduced rate while still in high school? Then this program is for you!

    What is the Senior Transition College Jump Start program?
    The Senior Transition College Jump Start program is a year of courses taken at Metro Community College to help give high school seniors a jump start on their two or four-year college degree.  The objective is to provide students a successful, low-cost, initial college experience that will help them to develop the skills necessary to successfully transition to a two or four-year college.

    What is a typical day?

    • During the Fall quarter, students will take English Composition I and Intro into Human Geography.
    • During the Winter quarter, students will take English Composition II and Financial Literacy.
    • During the Spring quarter, students will take Public Speaking and Intro to Sociology.

    Logistics
    Location: Metro Community College Sarpy Center
    Schedule: Daily Monday -Thursday morning session (periods 1-3) or afternoon session (periods 5-7)
    Prerequisites: Score of 18 or higher on the ACT English & Reading sub-tests or MCC ACCUPLACER, must commit to all six courses
    Credit Options: High school elective and core credits and transferable college credits
    Cost: College Jump Start program students benefit from a 50% discount on college tuition.
    Grades: Seniors only

    How to Apply
    To apply for a PLCS academy program, students must complete an online application.  Applications for the 2019-2020 school year will be available starting in the afternoon on November 7 and will close at midnight on November 14.

    How can you learn more?
    For more information please contact:
    Guidance counselor at your high school
    Contact the Academy Programs Office at 402-537-6217