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CHEER is an intense, full-time experience. 

Will it be easy?  No. 

Will it change your life?  YES!

Weekly Schedule









7:30 am


8:00 am

Free time (optional activities).  Students may leave campus with appropriate documentation

Class - English or Mathematics

10:00 am

Class - English or Mathematics

“Wise Choices” workshops

12:30 pm


1:30 pm - 2:50 pm

Academic Support –supplemented by web-based resources and supervised by faculty

"Wise Choices"- group planning or service project

3:00 pm – 4:20 pm

Enrichment Activity

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Free time

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Dinner / Free time

“Wise Choices” performance and social activity

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Academic Support –Peer assisted group study sessions

Social Activity

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Monitored study; open use computer labs available.

11:00 pm


** Everything in green is required. 

CHEER Course Offerings
(students take Math 121 or Math 123 dependent upon their Accuplacer score taken during First Steps)
MATH 121 Introduction to College Algebra: This course provides a foundation in algebraic concepts and problem solving skills for students who are preparing to take college algebra. Topics include arithmetic of real numbers, simplifying expressions (polynomial, rational, radical, etc), and solving equations and inequalities.


MATH 123 (3-3-0) or (4-3-2) College Algebra: An algebra course containing the following topics: sets, the real number system, exponents, radicals, polynomials, equations, inequalities, relations and functions, graphing, conic sections, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations, complex numbers, mathematical induction, and the binomial theorem. A graphing calculator is required. When taken for 4 credits, two hours of lab are included.
Prerequisite: MATH 121 Or High School Algebra I, II, And Plane Geometry Or equivalent, And satisfactory profile examination score.


ENGL 110 (3-3-0) English Composition I: A course designed to give extensive practice in the writing process, with emphasis on expository forms appropriate to everyday personal, business, and academic writing. When taken for 4 credits, two lab hours are included.

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