Venture Program at Weber State
Venture to New Heights: Free college credits on your journey to higher education
The Venture Course is a free, interdisciplinary humanities course for adults "of modest means who dare to dream." Offered in partnership by Utah Humanities and Weber State, this accredited evening course, taught by college faculty, gives students new ways of thinking about their lives and their world, developing their ability to think critically and empowering them to take more control of their future. Using discussion and writing to learn and primary sources as texts, Venture uses liberal arts to help liberate the mind.
The Venture Course is designed to be offered to a group of students who will study five subjects:
- American history
- Art history
- Critical writing/thinking
The classes are taught by university faculty who value community access to higher education and focus on empowering students to develop new ways of thinking to shape their future.
The Venture Course at Weber State University offers the following to its participants:
- A chance to take college courses for free
- The opportunity to earn up to 9 college credits counting toward General Education Requirements
- Books and materials are provided at no cost
- Convenient class schedule of Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-7 p.m.
- Support for childcare, transportation, and meals