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Post-Secondary Options (PSO)
 
document What are the consequences of failing a college course?
Failure of a course could prevent your high school graduation. Your high school will provide you with counsel on this matter. The failure also becomes a permanent part of your college record, which could impact future financial aid eligibility. The cost paid for you by the state can also be...
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document What are the consequences of withdrawing from a college course?
Withdrawing from a college course after the course has begun may affect completion of graduation requirements and should be discussed with your high school counselor and parents or guardian. The cost paid for you by the state can also be recovered by the school or school board from you, your...
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document What are the limitations on the number of college courses that can be paid for at Owens under the PSO program?
No student may earn more than the total number of Carnegie units that might be earned using every period available during the high school day (excluding the standard lunch period) in a given year. Students may participate for a maximum of four years in the PSO program if they begin as a freshman.
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document What courses should I take?
You should plan your course work carefully with your high school counselor. As a PSO student, you can pursue coursework that will fulfill high school graduation requirements and/or electives that will enrich your educational experience and/or satisfy a special interest. In addition, you may want...
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document What happens if I fail a class?
If you fail a PSO Option B course, the high school may require that you pay back the cost of that course to them. The failure will likely also affect your high school GPA and could impact graduation from high school. In addition, failed college courses can negatively impact future financial aid...
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document What is the Post-secondary Enrollment Options program?
The Post-secondary Enrollment Options program (PSO) was established by the Ohio Legislature to permit high school students from public or private high schools (chartered or non-chartered) in grades nine through twelve to earn college credit while in high school through the successful completion of...
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document What is the relationship between the high school Carnegie unit and a college credit hour?
One high school Carnegie unit is equivalent to 5 semester hours in college. This means that if there were 7 periods in your high school day (excluding the standard lunch period) and you were going to take all your classes at the college, you would be eligible to take 35 semester hours for the year...
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document What resources are available to me if I am having difficulty with a class?
First, talk with your instructor. Your instructor may be able to offer the insight or help you need to be successful. Second, take advantage of the free tutoring that is offered in the Tutoring Centers. Information about Tutoring Services can be found at https://www.owens.edu/learning/. You may...
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document What's the difference between high school and college?
First and foremost, the level of course difficulty is very different between college and high school academic work. You may not spend as much time in the college classroom as you do in high school, but you will find the work to be more demanding with more homework, reading, and independent work....
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document Where are the courses held?
Owens Community College courses are held on the Owens campuses/locations and at selected high schools. Some courses can also be taken online. Information regarding a specific course’s location can be found on the class schedule, available at https://www.owens.edu/class_search.php.
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