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'Catawba Cares' Course Program.

To Help Area Families, Students with Economic Educational Hardships

Due to high interest in the Catawba Cares Course Program, please understand that classes will be given based on availability once your application is received.
Thank you for understanding and we look forward to serving our local community of high school juniors and seniors in Rowan, Davie, Davidson, Cabarrus and Iredell Counties in future Joint enrollment courses at Catawba College.


six Online Courses to be offered IN APRIL at no cost to Students Who Meet Criteria 

Catawba College will begin a new online program in April that will offer the opportunity to take one of six college-level courses at no cost to the following: 

  • All High school Seniors who have been admitted to Catawba for Fall 2020.
  • All High School Juniors and Seniors in Rowan, Cabarrus, Davie, Davidson, Iredell, or Stanly Counties.
  • All College Students in Rowan, Cabarrus, Davie, Davidson, Iredell, or Stanly Counties who attended another four-year college or university out of state and had an interest in attending Catawba College the last two years.  

These courses offered at no cost to these students are part of the College’s efforts to further demonstrate our commitment to our local community by bringing educational opportunities to students involved in school closures as a result of the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

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Courses Offered

Learn more about the courses below:

SPM 1200 Intro to Sport Management

sport-management.jpgThis course introduces students to the sport management profession. Primary focus is on the sport industry, including professional sports, amateur & community sports, interscholastic athletics, intercollegiate athletics, sport marketing agencies, and sport tourism. 

Dr. Duane Aagaard

ENV 1112 Environmental Concepts and Issues

co-env10.pngA study of broad issues of environmental science and the interaction of humans and the environment.

Dr. Joe Poston

PSYCH 1110 General Psychology

co-psych21.pngA study in the major perspectives of psychology with an emphasis on the nature and behavior of people and an examination of selected topics in the discipline.

Dr. Erin Wood

EXSC 1270 Health Science

co-healthscience.pngAn analysis of health dilemmas facing modern man and means of comprehending, alleviating, and/or solving the problems.

Dr. Victor Romano

ENT 2501 Introduction to Entrepreneurship

co-classceed.pngA study in the foundations of entrepreneurship that can be applied to an individual venture, partnership, small business, or (as in intrapreneurship) a large organization. This course will develop the key elements around creating a business including idea generation, market analysis, business plan development, financing, learning and building an organization.

Dr. Renee Just

EDUC 2000 Introduction to Teaching and Educational Technology

co-teach24.pngA study of teaching as a profession with emphasis on 21st Century skills, professional duties, policies, law and ethics organizational structure, and student needs.

Dr. Christina Azmy


How to Apply

Students may apply through the abbreviated Application for Joint Enrollment. Students who are already deposited or admitted would automatically be accepted.

Other students who fit the criteria may be admitted on unofficial transcripts from their high school or their report card, or unofficial transcripts from their last college or university.  Students must submit their official high school transcripts or official college transcripts by the last day of the course to allow ample time to get the information. 

 The deadline for applications is April 8.  


(How Do I Apply?)

Orientation Video 

Watch this video to learn how to set up your Catawba login, Blackboard, and Email for your 4-week online Catawba Cares course.


Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have!