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 

We are currently accepting applications for spring 2021 (Jan 25 - May 14).  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 the form twice.

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New students

  1. Click the button below and complete a NON-DEGREE and dual credit application options.
  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 

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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

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.

Precollege On-campus Courses

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 
  • REL 110 Christian Faith 
  • CCE 110 Western Culture and Worldview 
  • CCE 120 Western Thought and Worldview 
  • CCE 130 The Christian Citizen 
  • CCE 140 Science and Humanity 

Business 

  • BUS 161 Business Essentials 
  • MGMT 130 Management 
  • MKTG 131 Marketing 
  • ECON 222 Macroeconomics 

English/Communication

  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing with ENG 105 Writing Lab        
  • COMM 105 Public Speaking 
  • COMM 201 Inter Commun 

Science     (need both lecture and lab session)

  • BIO 100 Principles of Biology 
  • BIO 151 Functional Human Bio 

Social Science

  • GEOG 220 Cultural Geography  
  • POLS 201  American Government 
  • PSY 101  Psychology 
  • HIST 190 Western Hist Perspective 

Language    (Higher placement possible with demonstrated proficiency)  

  • SPAN 101 Beginning Spanish 1 

Math / Computer Science

  • CSC 175 Theory & Fund Comp Sci 
  • MATH 125 Contemp. Math (Need 1 yr HS Alg & 1 yr HS Geom) 
  • MATH 128 College Algebra (Need 2 yr HS Alg & 1 yr HS Geom)
  • MATH 201 Calculus 1 (4 credits) 
  • MATH 205 Statistics 1 

Art / Fine Arts   

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