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Craft Academy Curriculum

Through the Craft Academy experience, you will complete a high school diploma and earn a minimum of 60 college credit hours, including math, science and English core courses, STEM electives and +X courses. MSU professors teach all courses.

The +X components take a student’s STEM career interests to a higher level by engaging students in exploring how their thinking and creative talents can be used to imagine and invent.

  • Math Core: 3 courses
  • Science Core: 4 courses
  • English Core: 2 courses
  • STEM Electives: 3 courses
  • +X Core: 3 courses
  • +X Electives: 3 courses
  • General Elective: 1 course

Students must enroll in at least 15 credit hours per semester, including Calculus I and all pre-requisite courses, before graduation. Credit hours may vary by course.

STEM+X

The STEM+X curriculum is a special feature of the Craft Academy that broadens and enriches your educational experience. The +X component takes your STEM career interests to a higher level by engaging you to explore how your STEM knowledge is impacted by and can impact technology, business and industry, entrepreneurship, innovation and design and the medical field.

You will explore how your thinking and creative talents can be used to imagine and invent. You will learn how to creatively solve problems that impact your community while developing leadership skills and talents.

+X FOCUS AREAS

  • Civic and regional engagement
  • Creativity and design
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation

+X ELECTIVES

  • 3-D design and modeling
  • Artistic photography
  • Business entrepreneurship
  • Commercial graphic design
  • Creative entrepreneurships
  • Event planning
  • Journalist photography
  • Media production
  • Media writing
  • Public policy
  • Public relations
  • Social media
  • Website design

Many courses will incorporate experiential and project-based learning opportunities that involve student collaboration with faculty members and partners in research.

Contact Us

Craft Academy

Grote-Thompson Hall
Morehead, KY 40351

EMAIL: craftacademy@moreheadstate.edu
PHONE: 606-783-2093