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.  

    • On-campus course at CUAA: Students who can commute to the Ann Arbor campus can choose from a variety courses. Most on-campus courses will require a textbook purchase.

List of on-campus courses

    • Online course: Students can choose from 16 semester-long online courses. With flexible online classes, students can complete coursework during the school day or at home. Online courses are divided into weekly units with specific assignment deadlines. They are not self-paced. 
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.


Academic Terms and Application Deadlines  

We are currently accepting applications for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 courses.
Some courses may fill so early enrollment is encouraged.

  • Summer term: June 8 - Aug 14, 2020  Register by May 1.  Limited course offerings.
  • Fall term:  Aug 24 - Dec 11, 2020.  Register by July 1.  
  • 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.


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 


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. 


  • CSC 150 Found.of Computer Science, 3 cr FALL or SPRING (What to Expect)
  • ECON 200 Principles of Economics, 3 cr FALL or SPRING (What to Expect)
  • ENG 103 Civ&Worldviews: Literature, 3 cr FALL, SPRING, SUMMER (What to Expect)
  • ENG 104 Introduction to Writing, 3 cr FALL, SPRING, SUMMER (What to Expect)
  • HIST 153 American Civilization, 3 cr FALL or SPRING (What to Expect)
  • HIST 161 History of Western World, 3 cr  FALL or SPRING      Book purchase required
  • POLS 201 American Government, 3 cr FALL or SPRING  (What to Expect)
  • PSY 101 General Psychology, 3 cr FALL, SPRING, SUMMER (What to Expect)
  • SOC 101 Intro to Sociology, 3 cr FALL or SPRING (What to Expect)
  • REL 201 The Old Testament, 3 cr FALL or SPRING  (What to Expect)
  • REL 203 The New Testament, 3 cr FALL or SPRING (What to Expect)


  • 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)
  • BCOM 247 Business Writing, 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

On-campus courses

Listed below are the most common on-campus courses taken by precollege students.  Additional courses are available.  For course descriptions and details,view the Undergraduate Catalog
Textbooks: The online bookstore may have textbook information for on-campus classes.  

Enroll: Contact deirdre.lozon@cuaa.edu to ask about class times or to request an on-campus course on or after May 1.  Undergraduate students have priority for seats. 

Approval: Final placement in a course requires department approval and availability of seats. 

Music Ensembles: See the courses listed under MUS.  Applied Music courses (lessons) do not qualify for Concordia Promise funding.

Textbooks: The online bookstore may have textbook information for on-campus classes.  

ART 151 Art Fundamentals  (Art fee required)
BIO 191 Human Anat & Phys I Lecture  (also need Lab)
CCE 120 Western Thought & Worldview 
CCE 130 Christian Citizen 
CCE 140 Science & Humanity  
COMM 105 Public Speaking 
COMM 201 Interpersonal Communication 
CSC 150 Found Comp Science 
ECON 200 Principles of Economics  
ENG 103 Civ & Worldviews: Lit  
ENG 104 Intro to Writing 
GEOG 220 Cultural Geography  
HIST 103 World Views:History 
HIST 163 Non-Western World:A History  
MATH 125 Contemporary Math  
MATH 128 College Algebra 
MATH 201 Calculus I 
MATH 202 Calculus II 
MATH 205 Statistics I  
MGMT 130 Principles of Management  
MKTG 131 Principles of Marketing 
MUS 182 Chapel Choir
MUS 190 String Ens./Chamber Orch. 
MUS 208 Worship Ensemble
MUS        Women's Chorale
POLS 201 American Government  
PSY 101 General Psychology  
REL 100 The Bible 
REL 110 Christian Faith 
REL 201 Old Testament 
SOC 101 Intro to Sociology 
SPAN 101 Begin Spanish I  
SPAN 102 Begin Spanish II 
SPAN 202 Interm Spanish II 
THTR 101 Theatre Practicum