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
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.
Some courses may fill so early enrollment is encouraged.

  • 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.

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.

For help contact

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

  • 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)

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)
  • 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

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  M, W, F  12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
  • REL 100 The Bible #10972  M, W, F  1:05 PM - 1:55 PM
  • 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  T, TH 12:35- 01:50 PM 
  • CCE 110 Western Culture and Worldview #10524  M, W, F  11:05 – 11:55 AM 
  • CCE 110 Western Culture and Worldview #10524  M, W, F  9:30 – 10:20 AM 
  • CCE 120 Western Thought and Worldview #10526  M, W, F  2:10 – 3:00 PM 
  • CCE 120 Western Thought and Worldview #10527  M, W, F  9:30 – 10:20 AM 
  • CCE 130 The Christian Citizen #10528  T, TH  12:35 PM - 01:50 PM
  • CCE 130 The Christian Citizen #10529  T, TH  2:10 PM - 3:25 PM
  • CCE 130 The Christian Citizen #10530  M, W, F  12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
  • CCE 130 The Christian Citizen #10531  M, W, F  11:05 PM - 11:55 AM
  • CCE 130 The Christian Citizen #10532  M, W, F  9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
  • CCE 140 Science and Humanity #10865 M, W, F  11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
  • CCE 140 Science and Humanity #10866 M, W, F  1:05 PM - 1:55 PM
  • 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    T, TH  2:10 - 3:25 PM
  • 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  M, W, F 11:05 AM - 11:55 AM

English/Communication

  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing #10594 M, W, F  11:05-11:55 AM
  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing #10595 M, W, F  1:05-1:55 PM
  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing #10596 M, W, F  2:10-3:00 PM
  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing #10597 M, W, F  8:30-9:20 AM
  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing #10597 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 T, TH  2:10 PM - 3:25 PM
  • COMM 201 Inter Commun #10543   M, W, F  2:10 – 3:00 PM 
  • COMM 201 Inter Commun #10544  M, W  11:05AM – 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

  • 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 M, W, F  9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
  • PSY 101  Psychology #10551 M, W, F  11:05-11:55 AM
  • 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 M,W,F 11:05-11:55 AM
  • 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) M,W,F 12:05-12:55PM

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