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High School Program: CU Succeed

Information for Students & Parents

CU Succeed is a unique partnership between the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) and select high schools. The program provides current high school students with the opportunity to earn college credit while concurrently fulfilling their high school requirements.

CU Succeed Platinum Courses- For D20 Students Only

The following courses are taught at the listed high school. Contact your Counselor for details.
CJ 1001 Class #39216
Pine Creek HS
Intro to Criminal Justice
3 Credits
Day: Wednesday
Time: 4:30pm-7:00pm
Dates: 1/21/15 - 5/6/15
Designed to provide an overview of the criminal justice process and the criminal justice system in general. Concepts of crime, deviance, and justice are discussed and general theories of crime causality are examined. Special emphasis is placed on the components of the criminal justice system: the police, the prosecutorial and defense functions, the judiciary, and the field of corrections.
CJ 1002 Class #39160
Liberty HS
Fact or Fantasy?
3 Credits
Day: Red Days
Time: 7:45am - 9:15am/Fri 9:10am
Dates: 1/21/15 - 4/13/15
The prevalence and popularity of movies and television shows dealing with forensic investigation of crimes has created a gap between reality and fantasy. This course exposes some of the inaccuracies, exaggerated uses, and interpretation of forensic tools.
COMM 2100 Class #38741
Aspen Vly HS
Public Speaking
3 Credits
Day: Wednesday
Time: 4:15pm - 6:45pm
Dates: 1/21/15 - 5/6/15
A lecture-recitation approach to the basic principles of speechmaking. Intended to give students basic information for the preparation and delivery of a variety of public presentations. Approved for LAS Oral Communication requirement. Approved for Compass Curriculum requirement: Explore-Society, Health and Behavior
HIST 1020 Class #38740
Air Acad HS
Medieval World

Benefits of the CU Succeed Program

Accessibility and Convenience
Courses are offered at your high school during regular school periods.
Low Tuition
Tuition for CU Succeed courses is substantially lower than that charged for the same course on the UCCS campus.
Dual High School and College Credit
You can earn college credits at the same time you satisfy high school requirements, saving time and money in completing a college degree. Dual Credit Enrollment forms must be turned in to course instructor.


The tuition for CU Succeed courses is $50 per credit hour plus a $2 per credit hour SIS administrative fee (i.e. 3-credit course $156). This fee is substantially less than if the course was taken on the UCCS campus.
Credit Card/Debit Card Transactions
Beginning in August 2013, a service fee on credit card/debit card transactions in the amount of 2.75% of the credit card/debit card payment will be charged on your student account. Visit Bursar Office for additional information.

Note: Your school may also require you to pay for textbooks and other course materials.