2019-2020

Graduation Plan

for Running Start Students

Receiving college credit through the Running Start program ensures a smooth transition and a successful pathway to a completed WSU degree.

There are many benefits to students participating in the Running Start program at WSU Tri-Cities, including developing skills that support academic achievement, the ability to pursue degree interests and students can take up to 15 college credits per semester, tuition free.  Running Start students may attend WSU Tri-Cities full-time or combine their classes between the high school and WSU Tri-Cities.  You can figure out what classes to take while in the Running Start program at WSU Tri-Cities by searching for your school district below, and following the graduation plan.

Kennewick School District

English/Language Arts (4.0 HS Cr for graduation)


Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 4.0 Credits


Junior Language Arts (1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
ENGL 101 College Composition [WRTG]31
ENGL 105 College Composition for
Multilingual Writers


Senior Language Arts (1.0 HS Cr) [HUM]
3


WSU Credit
1


High School Credit
ENGL 108 Intro. to Literature31
ENGL 205 Intro. to Shakespeare31
ENGL 210 Readings in American Literature31
HUM 103 Mythology




31




Fine Arts (1.0 HS Cr for graduation)

Fine Arts
WSU Credit
High School Credit
FINE_ART 101 Introduction to Art [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 102 Visual Concepts I [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 103 Visual Concepts II [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 110 Drawing [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 380 History of Photography
31


Math (3.0 HS Cr for graduation)


Students must meet the minimum ALEKS score to be eligible for WSU math courses.
Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 3.0 Credits.
Math
WSU Credit
High School Credit
MATH 103 Algebra Methods31
MATH 105 Exploring Mathematics [QUAN]31
MATH 106 College Algebra31
MATH 108 Trigonometry2.5
MATH 171 Calculus I [QUAN]41
MATH 172 Calculus II41
MATH 212 Intro. to Statistical Methods [QUAN]41



Career & Tech. Ed (Voc.) (1.0 HS Cr for graduation)



Career & Tech. Ed
WSU Credit
High School Credit
DTC 101 Intro. to Digital Tech & Culture [ARTS]3
CPTS 111 Intro. to Algorithmic Solving4
VIT_ENOL 113 Intro. to Vines and Wines3


High School and Beyond (Required)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
UNIV 100 College majors & Career choice1Satisfactory


Social Studies Elective (3.0 HS Cr for graduation)


Choose a combination of HS and WSU
classes to total 3.0 Credits.
* Regardless of the number of credit, student must take both HIST 110 AND 111 to fulfill the USHistory requirement for HS
graduation. HIST 150 alone fulfills the same requirement.
U.S. History (1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
HIST 110* American History to 1877 [HUM]31
HIST 111* American History since 1877 [HUM]31
HIST 150 Peoples of the United States [DIVR]


31
Comparative Government (1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
POLS 101
American National Government [SSCI]
31
POLS 102
Intro to Comparative Pol. [SSCI]
31


CWP (1.0 HS Cr)


WSU Credit


High School Credit
POLS 103
International Politics [SSCI]
3
PSYCH 105 Intro Psychology [SSCI]3
HIST 105
Roots of Contemporary Issues [ROOT]
3
SOC 101
Intro to Sociology [SSCI]
3
SOC 102
Social Problems [SSCI]
3



Science (2.0 HS Cr for graduation)

*Class of 2021 and beyond needs 3.0 Cr
Most students will have their HS science requirements met by the time they enter the
program. Most science courses at WSU will satisfy high school science requirement.
Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 2.0 Credits.
Science
WSU Credit
High School Credit
101 or Above at WSU_______3-41
101 or Above at WSU3-41


Electives (4.0 HS Cr for graduation)

Electives (4.0 HS Cr for graduation)

WSU Course
WSU Credit
High School Credit

Elective 1
3-41

Elective 2
3-41

Elective 3
3-41

Elective 4

Health, Physical Education, and PNW/WA History:

Completed at High School

To see an in depth look at the Running Start Graduation Plan for students from the Kennewick School District click here.

Pasco School District

English/Language Arts (4.0 HS Cr for graduation)


Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 4.0 Credits


Junior Language Arts (1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
ENGL 101 College Composition [WRTG]31
Senior Language Arts (1.0 HS Cr) [HUM]
WSU Credit
High School Credit
ENGL 108 Intro. to Literature31
ENGL 205 Intro. to Shakespeare31
ENGL 210 Readings in American Literature31
ENGL 220 Intro. to Multicultural Lit.31


Fine Arts (1.0 HS Cr for graduation)

Fine Arts
WSU Credit
High School Credit
FINE_ART 101 Introduction to Art [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 102 Visual Concepts I [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 103 Visual Concepts II [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 110 Drawing [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 380 History of Photography31

Math (3.0 HS Cr for graduation)


Students must meet the minimum ALEKS score to be eligible for WSU math courses.
Math
WSU Credit
High School Credit
MATH 171 Calculus I [QUAN]41
MATH 172 Calculus II41
MATH 212 Intro. to Statistical Methods [QUAN]41

Career & Tech. Ed (Voc.) (1.0 HS Cr for graduation)

Career & Tech. Ed
WSU Credit
High School Credit
DTC 101 Intro. to Digital Tech & Culture [ARTS]3
CPTS 111 Intro. to Algorithmic Solving4

Financial Lit. (1.0 HS Cr for graduation)

Consumer Economics [SSCI]
WSU Credit
High School Credit
ECONS 101 Fundamentals of Microeconomics31
ECONS 102 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics31


Social Studies Elective (3.0 HS Cr for graduation)


Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 3.0 Credits.
* Regardless of the number of credit, student must take both HIST 110 AND 111 to fulfill the USHistory requirement for HS graduation.
HIST 150 alone fulfills the same requirement.
U.S. History (1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
HIST 110* American History to 1877 [HUM]31
HIST 111* American History since 1877 [HUM]31
World History (1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
HIST 120 World History I [DIVR]31
HIST 121 World History II [HUM]31
CWP./Civics (1.0 HS Cr) [SSCI]
WSU Credit
High School Credit
POLS 101 American National Government31
POLS 102 Intro. to Comparative Pol.31
POLS 103 International Politics [SSCI]31


Science (2.0 HS Cr for graduation)

*Class of 2021 and beyond needs 3.0 Cr
Most students will have their HS science requirements met by the time they enter the program.
Most science courses at WSU will satisfy high school science requirement.
Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 2.0 Credits.
Science
WSU Credit
High School Credit
101 or Above at WSU_______3-41


Electives (4.0 HS Cr for graduation)

WSU Course
WSU Credit
High School Credit
3-41
3-41
3-41
3-41
Completed at High School

Health, Physical Education, and PNW/WA History:


Must be completed at High School

To see an in depth look at the Running Start Graduation Plan for students from the Pasco School District click here.

Richland School district

English/Language Arts (4.0 HS Cr for graduation)


Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 4.0 High School Credits
American Lit (1.0 HS Cr) [HUM]
WSU Credit
HS Credit
ENGL 210 Readings in American Literature31

Senior Writing (0.5 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
HS Credit
ENGL 101 College Composition [WRTG]31
ENGL 105 College Composition for Multilingual Writers31
Senior Literature (0.5 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
HS Credit
ENGL 108 Intro. to Literature [HUM]31
ENGL 205 Intro. to Shakespeare [HUM]31
HUM 103 Mythology [HUM]31
COM 102 Public Speaking in Digital Age [COMM]31



Fine Arts (1.0 HS Cr for graduation)

Fine Arts
WSU Credit
HS Credit
FINE_ART 101 Introduction to Art [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 102 Visual Concepts I [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 103 Visual Concepts II [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 110 Drawing [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 380 History of Photography31



Consumer Economics (0.5 HS Cr for graduation)

Consumer Economics [SSCI]
WSU Credit
HS Credit
ECONS 101 Fundamentals of Microeconomics3
ECONS 102 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics3



Math (3.0 HS Cr for graduation)


Students must meet the minimum ALEKS score to be eligible for WSU math courses. Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 3.0 High School Credits.
Consumer Economics [SSCI]
WSU Credit
HS Credit
MATH 103 Algebra Methods31
MATH 105 Exploring Mathematics [QUAN]31
MATH 106 College Algebra31
MATH 108 Trigonometry20.5
MATH 171 Calculus I [QUAN]41
MATH 172 Calculus II41
MATH 212 Intro. to Statistical Methods



Career & Tech. Ed (Voc.) (1.0 HS Cr for graduation)

4

1

Occupational Education
WSU Credit
HS Credit
DTC 101 Intro. to Digital Tech & [ARTS]31
CPTS 111 Intro. to Algorithmic Solving [QUAN]41
VIT_ENOL 113 Intro. to Vines and Wines31



Social Studies Elective (3.0 HS Cr for graduation)


Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 3.0 High School Credits.
* Regardless of the number of credit, student must take both HIST 110 AND 111 to fulfill the USHistory requirement for HS graduation. HIST 150 alone fulfills the same requirement.
U.S. History (1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
HS Credit
HIST 110 * American History to 1877 [HUM]31
HIST 111 * American History since 1877 [HUM]31
HIST 150 Peoples of the United States [DIVR]31
U.S. Government/Civics (0.5 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
HS Credit
POLS 101 American National [SSCI]31
CWP (1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
HS Credit
HIST 105 Roots of Contemporary Issues [ROOTS]3
POSL 103 International Politics [SSCI]3
SOC 102 Social Problems [SSCI]3
ECONS 101 Fundamentals of Microeconomics3
ECONS 102 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics3
Social Studies (0.5 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
HS Credit
PSYCH 105 Intro. to Psychology [SSCI]3
ANTH 101 General Anthropology [DIVR]3
SOC 101 Intro. to Sociology [SSCI]3



Science (2.0 HS Cr for graduation)

*Class of 2021 and beyond needs 3.0 HS CrMost students will have their HS science requirements met by the time they enter the program. Most science courses at WSU will satisfy high school science requirement. Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 2.0 High School Credits.
Science
WSU Credit
HS Credit
101 or Above at WSU___3-41
101 or Above at WSU___3-41



Electives (4.0 HS Cr for graduation)

WSU Course
WSU Credit
HS Credit
3-41
3-41



University Preparation (HS and Beyond Plan)

*HS Seniors only University

3-4

1

University Preparation
WSU Credit
HS Credit
UNIV 100 College Majors & Career Choice


Health, Physical Education, and PNW/WA History:

Must be completed at High School

To see an in depth look at the Running Start Graduation Plan for students from the Richland School District click here.

Other School District

English/Language Arts (4.0 HS Cr for graduation)


Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 4.0 Credits
Junior Language Arts (1.0 HSCr)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
ENGL 101 College Composition [WRTG]31
ENGL 105 College Composition for Multilingual Writers31
Senior Language Arts (1.0 HSCr) [HUM]
WSU Credit
High School Credit
ENGL 108 Intro. to Literature31
ENGL 205 Intro. to Shakespeare31
ENGL 210* Readings in American Literature
* Can be Jr or Sr; Check w/ school
31
ENGL 220 Intro. to Multicultural Literature31
HUM 103 Mythology




Fine Arts (1.0 HS Cr for graduation)

31
Fine Arts
WSU Credit
High School Credit
FINE_ART 101 Introduction to Art [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 102 Visual Concepts I [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 103 Visual Concepts II [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 110 Drawing [ARTS]31
FINE_ART 380 History of Photography






Math (3.0 HS Cr for graduation)


Students must meet the minimum ALEKS score to be eligible for WSU math courses. Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 3.0 Credits.
31
Math
WSU Credit
High School Credit
MATH 103 Algebra Methods31
MATH 105 Exploring Mathematics [QUAN]31
MATH 106 College Algebra31
MATH 108 * Trigonometry
*Meets 0, 0.5 or 0.6 HS credit depending on the HS
20-0.6
MATH 171 * Calculus I [QUAN]
*Meets 1 or 1.3 HS credit depending on the HS
41-1.3
MATH 172 * Calculus II
*Meets 1 or 1.3 HS credit depending on the HS
41-1.3
MATH 212 * Intro. to Statistical Methods [QUAN]
*Meets 1 or 1.3 HS credit depending on the HS




Career & Tech. Ed (Voc.) (1.0 HS Cr for graduation)

41-1.3
Career & Tech. Ed
WSU Credit
High School Credit
DTC 101 Intro. to Digital Tech & Culture [ARTS]31
CPTS 111 Intro. to Algorithmic Solving41
VIT_ENOL 113 Intro. to Vines and Wines




Financial Lit. (1.0 HS Cr for graduation)

31
Consumer Economics
WSU Credit
High School Credit
ECONS 101 Fundamentals of Microeconomics31
ECONS 102 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics31


Social Studies Elective (3.0 HS Cr for graduation)

Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 3.0 Credits.
* Regardless of the number of credit, student must take both HIST 110 AND 111 to fulfillthe US History requirement for HS graduation. HIST 150 alone fulfills the same requirement.
U.S. History (1.0 HS Cr) [HUM]
WSU Credit
High School Credit
HIST 110* American History to 187730.5-1
HIST 111* American History since 187730.5-1
World History (1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
HIST 120 World History I [DIVR]31
HIST 121 World History II [HUM]31
US Government/Civics (0.5-1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
POLS 101 American National [SSCI]


31
CWP (0.5-1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
POLS 103 International Politics [SSCI]31
HIST 105 Roots of Contemporary Issues [ROOT]31
SOC 102 Social Problems [SSCI]


31
Social Studies (1.0 HS Cr)
WSU Credit
High School Credit
PSYCH 105 Intro. to Psychology [SSCI]31
ANTH 101 General Anthropology31
SOC 101 Intro to Sociology [SSCI]



Science (2.0 HS Cr for graduation)

*Class of 2019 or 2021 and beyond needs 3.0 Cr Most students will have their HS science requirements met by the time they enter the program. Choose a combination of HS and WSU classes to total 2.0 Credits.
31
Science
WSU Credit
High School Credit
101 or Above at WSU____3-41
101 or Above at WSU_____3-41



Foreign Languages (2.0 HS Cr for graduation)

*Class of 2019 or 2021 and beyond needs 3.0 Cr
Foreign Language
WSU Credit
High School Credit
101 or Above at WSU____3-41
101 or Above at WSU____3-41
101 or Above at WSU____


Electives (4.0 HS Cr for graduation)

3-41
WSU Course
WSU Credit
High School Credit
3-41
3-41




University Preparation (Satisfactory for graduation)

3-41
University Preparation
WSU Credit
High School Credit
UNIV 100 College majors & Career choice1TBD

To see an in depth look at the Running Start Graduation Plan for students from Other School District click here.