Earn college credits while in high school

Precollege Course Options for MI students  

     If you don’t live in Michigan, please use the Concordia Wisconsin precollege webpage.

Honors-level high school students have the option to earn college credit in online or on-campus college courses while still in high school.  Typically juniors and seniors enroll but accelerated freshmen and sophomore may apply. Students may take 1 or 2 courses each term.  

Courses Available

List of on-campus courses

  • Online course: Students can enroll in a 16-week semester-long online course. 
    • With flexible online classes, students can login anytime from any location.
    • Courses are not self-paced and assignments have specific deadlines.
    • Questions about online courses can be directed to: Tim Gieschen 262-243-2077
  • For fall 2020
    • POLS 201 American Government is FULL.
    • BCOM 247 Business Writing will NOT be offered.
    • Students would need to request those courses for spring.
List of online courses

Tuition for MI students

  • State of MI Funding (PSEO Students attending a MI public or private high school pay $0 for a qualifying dual credit course through state of MI funding.
    • Summer term, courses offered at the high school, and REL courses do not qualify
    • A qualifying standardized test score is required
    • Concordia submits payment forms to the state
    • The student pays tuition if the course is failed or dropped
  • Homeschool and Christian High School Students qualify for the reduced Concordia Promise tuition rate of $50 per credit. That's only $150 for a typical 3-credit class. The Promise rate can be used for a maximum of 36 credits.
  • Audit: Dual credit students who wish to audit an on-campus class (no grade, no credit) will pay an audit fee of $75 per credit to participate in the class. Online courses cannot be audited.

Apply 

Academic Terms and Application Deadlines  

We are currently accepting applications for fall 2020 and spring 2021 courses.
COVID deadline extention: The application deadline for fall 2020 courses has been extended to August 15.  We will do our best to accomodate late requests but some courses may be full.  

  • Fall term:  Aug 24 - Dec 11, 2020.  Register by AUGUST 15
  • Spring term:  Jan 25 - May 14, 2021.  Register by Dec. 1. 

Returning students

Students who have already taken Concordia dual credit course re-apply using the Returning Student link. No transcript is required. To enroll in multiple terms (fall and spring) submit multiple separate registrations.

RETURNING STUDENT - APPLY NOW

New students

  1. Click the button below and complete a NON-DEGREE dual credit application.
  2. Be prepared to enter a student email, social security number, and the course requested. 
  3. A high school transcript and high school approval are required to finalize the application.  Students can upload a transcript or Concordia will request a transcript from the high school.
    Transcripts can be emailed to precollege@cuw.edu 

NEW STUDENT - APPLY NOW

Admission requirements

  • Students of typical high school age in grades 9-12 are eligible. A placement exam may be required for grade 9 students.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA in academic high school classes.
  • A qualifying ACT or SAT test score must be submitted for state of MI funding.

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Links and Downloads

These 16-week online courses are organized into weekly units with assignment deadlines.  The courses are NOT self-paced. Students can login and complete coursework anytime during the day or night. 

COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THE CONCORDIA CORE CURRICULUM

ELECTIVES OR ONLY FOR SOME MAJORS

  • MGMT 130 Principles of Management, 3 cr FALL or SPRING (What to Expect)
  • MKTG 131 Principles of Marketing, 3 cr FALL or SPRING (What to Expect)
  • PHAR 105 Introduction to Pharmacy, 1 credit SPRING ONLY (What to Expect)
  • ED 102 Foundations of Education, 3 cr FALL or SPRING (What to Expect)
    • ED 102 may NOT satisfy MI requirements for teacher candidates attending CUAA.
  • CHEM 100 Intro to Chemistry (no lab)  SUMMER TERM ONLY

Precollege On-campus Courses
Fall 2020:    Tentative Course dates Aug 24 – Dec 11
Due to COVID, the dates may be changed and classes may be a virtual format instead of face-to-face.

High School students can commute to our Ann Arbor, MI campus for a face-to-face course.

  • Apply: New students use www.cuaa.edu/apply and choose the NON-DEGREE option.  
  • Enroll: To enroll in an on-campus course contact: deirdre.lozon@cuaa.edu  734-995-7312. 
    Final placement in a course requires department approval and availability of seats. 

Listed below are popular precollege courses but other courses may be available.
For course descriptions and details view the Undergraduate Catalog.

The Concordia Core 

  • REL 100 The Bible #10969  T, TH    12:35 PM - 01:50 PM
  • REL 100 The Bible #10970  M,W,F  2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
  • REL 100 The Bible #10971  FULL
  • REL 100 The Bible #10972  FULL
  • REL 100 The Bible #10973  T, TH    9:05 PM - 10:20 PM
  • REL 110 Christian Faith #10975      M, W, F  9:30 – 10:20 AM 
  • REL 110 Christian Faith #10976      M,W,F  12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
  • REL 110 Christian Faith #10977      W, F  11:05 AM – 12:20 PM 
  • CCE 110 Western Culture and Worldview #10387  FULL 
  • CCE 110 Western Culture and Worldview #10523  T, TH  12:35 – 1:50 PM 
  • CCE 110 Western Culture and Worldview #10524  FULL 
  • CCE 120 Western Thought and Worldview #12201  M, W, F  11:05 – 11:55 AM 
  • CCE 120 Western Thought and Worldview #12202  M, W, F  2:10 – 3:00 PM 
  • CCE 130 The Christian Citizen #10528  FULL
  • CCE 130 The Christian Citizen #10529  FULL
  • CCE 130 The Christian Citizen #10530  M, W, F  12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
  • CCE 130 The Christian Citizen #10531  FULL
  • CCE 130 The Christian Citizen #10532  FULL
  • CCE 140 Science and Humanity #10865 M, W, F  11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
  • CCE 140 Science and Humanity #10866 FULL
  • CCE 140 Science and Humanity #10867 M  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • CCE 140 Science and Humanity #10868 M, W, F  9:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Business 

  • BUS 161 Business Essentials #10570    FULL
  • MGMT 130 Management #10589 T, TH  09:05 AM - 10:20 AM
  • MGMT 130 Management #10590 TH  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • MKTG 131 Marketing #10593  T, TH  12:35 AM - 1:50 PM
  • ECON 222 Macroeconomics #10577  FULL

English/Communication

  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing #10594 FULL
  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing #10595 M, W, F  1:05-1:55 PM
  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing #10596 FULL
  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing #10597 FULL
  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing #10599 T, TH   9:05-10:20 AM            
  • COMM 105 Public Speaking #10541 T, TH  12:35 PM - 01:50 PM
  • COMM 105 Public Speaking #10542  FULL
  • COMM 201 Inter Commun #10543   FULL
  • COMM 201 Inter Commun #10544  M, W  11:05 AM -12:20 PM

Science     (need both lecture and lab session)

  • BIO 100 Principles of Biology #10834 Lecture M, W, F  8:30-9:20am
                                                          #10835 Lab  TH  8:30-10:20am
  • BIO 151 Functional Human Bio #10840  Lecture M, W, F  12:05-12:55pm
                                                          #10841  Lab  TU  11:05-12:55am

Social Science

  • GEOG 220 Cultural Geography  #12062  T, TH  12:35 - 1:50 PM
  • POLS 201  American Government #10384 M, W, F 1:05-1:55 PM
  • POLS 201  American Government #10386 T, TH 2:10-3:25 PM
  • PSY 101  Psychology #10550 FULL
  • PSY 101  Psychology #10551 FULL
  • PSY 101  Psychology #10552 M, W, F  2:10-3:00 PM
  • HIST 190 Western Hist Perspective T, TH  11:05 AM - 12:20 PM

Language    (Higher placement with proficiency)  

  • SPAN 101 Beginning Spanish 1 #10536  T, TH   11:05AM-12:45PM

Math / Computer Science

  • CSC 175 Theory & Fund Comp Sci #10955 T, TH  9:05-10:20 AM
  • MATH 125 Contemp. Math (Need 1 yr HS Alg & 1 yr HS Geom) #10703 FULL
  • MATH 128 College Algebra (Need 2 yr HS Alg & 1 yr HS Geom)#10704 TUE  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • MATH 201 Calculus 1 (4 credits) #10705  M, T, W, TH, F  8:05 – 8:55 AM (Need 4 yr HS Alg & Geom)
  • MATH 205 Statistics 1 #10706 (Need 2 yr HS Alg & 1 yr HS Geom) FULL

Art / Fine Arts   

  • MUS 208 Worship Arts Ensemble 9:30-10:20 AM
  • MUS 190 String Ensemble #10768  M  6:30-8:30 PM
  • THTR 101 Theater Practicum TBD    Class times tied to fall production