Course Syllabus

Junior Seminar Syllabus Spring 2020 - Room 1525
Jeslyn McFadden and Kelly Whitley

UCEC 2019-2020 Calendar

Dates of Junior Seminar – Fridays Only   

January 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28; March 6, 13, 27; April 3, 24; May 1 

Important Date

February 25 - ACT Testing
March 25 - SAT Testing

Seminar Description
Junior Seminar is designed for third year Early College students.  This seminar will include weekly check-ins, Naviance career and college curriculum, individual enrichment assignments, group and one-on-one guidance from counselors and guest speakers.      



The goal of Junior Seminar is to plan and prepare UCEC students for high school graduation, completion of an associates degree and transition to life after high school.  



  • Review and understand high school transcript.
  • Review and understand the four/five year academic plan for graduation.
  • Discuss current course load and strategies for success. 
  • Develop a better understanding of college entrance exams (SAT/ACT).  
  • Review PSAT and PreACT scores to identify areas of growth.
  • Research various colleges and degrees offered.
  • Review various college admission requirements and expectations.
  • Learning how to plan, apply and pay for college. 
  • Discuss various types of post graduation plans and life skills.



  • Positive attitude
  • Weekly attendance
  • Participation in all activities
  • Respect learning environment 
  • Arrive on time with a computer and ready to work

If expectations are not met, administration will be contacted and 

UCPS disciplinary policies will be followed.

First Day Activity and Review Class Syllabus and Survey
Review Pre-ACT and PSAT Results and ACT vs SAT

College Match Activity

High School Registration and Transcript Review

SPCC Registration - Ms. McClain

Create a Graduation Plan 4 or 5 years

ACT Pre-Test Session

February 25 – ACT Testing

College Planning
Jostens Class Rings

UCEC Alumni Panel

SAT Pre-Test Session

March 25th - SAT Testing


Student Panel – Class of 2020

Mock Admissions Activity

May 3
End of Class Celebration 

Course Summary:

Date Details Due