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SmartStart 2020

In July 2020, Southern will offer a free 3-credit-hour class in the summer for undergraduates enrolling at Southern for the first time. Just pay for books, food, and rent, and the tuition is on us. SmartStart is a great opportunity to get a head start on your classes and take advantage of a great discount. View finances, sample classes, and next steps below:

1. SmartStart Finances

Tuition (for one 3-credit-hour class) Free
Residence Hall Rent  $300 
Commitment Deposit
(Non-refundable after May 1)
Dining Hall and Books Variable
Total $550 + food and books

2. Sample Classes

Here's a sampling of the classes typically offered. Check the course schedule anytime after mid-March to see what classes are available.

Anatomy and Physiology I
Basic Microbiology
General Biology

Business and Management
Business Software
Personal Finance

Survey of Chemistry I

Intro to Computing

Education and Psychology
Developmental Psych

College Composition I

World Civilization I

Journalism and Communication
Intro to Public Speaking
Intro to Photography

Survey of Mathematics
Precalculus Algebra

Modern Languages
Elementary French II
Elementary Spanish II

Physical Education, Health, and Wellness
Survey of Outdoor Leadership

Physics and Engineering
Earth Science

Life and Teachings of Jesus

Social Work
Intro to Sociology

Visual Art and Design
Vector Graphics Design


3. Next Steps

We're excited you're considering SmartStart. To get started, you'll need to apply to Southern, be accepted, and then sign up for a Summer Session 3/SmartStart class.

Your next step is to  

Apply Today 

If you've already applied and been accepted

Sign up for a SmartStart class