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

  • On-campus course at CUAA: Students who can commute to the Ann Arbor campus can enroll in an on-campus course.
    • To enroll in an on-campus CUAA dual credit course contact: Deirdre Lozon 734-995-7312.  She will begin to enrol dual credit students for spring term starting Dec. 1.
    • View the Printable List of On-campus courses (pdf) or click the button below to see course days and times.   Note the CRN number of the section you are requesting.
    • Due to COVID restructions, courses may be face-to-face, virtual, or blended.
    • Most on-campus courses will require a textbook purchase. Online Bookstore Webpage

List of on-campus courses

  • Online course: Students can enroll in a 15-week semester-long online course. 
    • With flexible online classes, students can login anytime from any location.
    • Courses are not self-paced.  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  Students attending a MI public or private/Christian high school pay $0 for a qualifying dual credit course through state of MI funding if these requirements are met:
    • 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 on behalf of the student
    • The student pays tuition if the course is failed or dropped
  • Christian High School Students who do not qualify or use state funding qualify for the reduced Concordia Promise tuition rate of $50 per credit($150 for a 3-credit class). The Promise rate can be used for a maximum of 36 credits.
  • Homeschool 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 7).  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.

RETURNING STUDENT - APPLY NOW

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 

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 FULL FOR SPRING 2021(Can be requested to be put on wait-list)

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.

Spring Term    Jan 25 – May 7, 2021

Common Core Experience (CCE) 

  • CCE 120 Western Thought and Worldview M, W, F  2:10 – 3:00    CRN# 31918
  • CCE 130 Christian Citizen M, W, F  2:10 – 3:00    CRN# 30515

Business 

  • MGMT 130 Management M, W, F    11:05 – 11:55   CRN #30573
  • MKTG 131 Marketing T, TH  11:05 – 12:20   CRN #30576
  • ECON 231 Microeconomics   T   7:00-10:00 pm    CRN# 30559

Education

  • EDU 215 Child Development T, TH 12:35-1:50   CRN# 31796

English/Communication

  • ENG 103 Civ. and Worldviews Lit
  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing T, TH  2:10 – 3:25   CRN #30582
  • ENG 104 Intro to Writing M, W, F    11:05 – 11:55   CRN #30583
  • COMM 105 Public Speaking T, TH  12:35 – 1:50   CRN #30524
  • COMM 201 Interpersonal Communication M, W  11:05 – 12:20   CRN #30527

Science 

  • BIO 191 Human Anat & Phys     M, W, F  2:10 – 3:00    CRN# 30843
    Bio 191 Lab    TH  1:05 – 2:55   CRN #30844
  • BIO 152 Functional Human Bio 2 M, W, F 12:05 – 12:55   CRN# 30841
    Bio 152 Lab    TH  11:05 – 12:55   CRN #30842

History/Social Science

  • HIST 215 The Civil War     T, TH  11:05 – 12:20   CRN #30379
  • POLS 201  Amer Gov’t M, W, F    1:05 – 1:55   CRN #30376
  • POLS 201  Amer Gov’t T, TH  2:10 – 3:25   CRN #30377
  • PSY 101  Psychology M, W, F    11:05 – 11:55   CRN #30534
  • JPP 103 Criminology M, W, F    9:30 – 10:20   CRN #30565

Art / Music

  • ART 170 Ceramics for Non-Art Majors T, TH 12:35-1:50   CRN# 30932  Art fee is charged.
  • MUS 181 Wind Ensemble M, W, F    4:10 – 5:35   CRN #30761
  • MUS 208 Worship Arts Ensemble 9:30 – 10:20 various days of the week
  • THTR 101 Theater Practicum Class meeting dates tied to spring performance date

Religion

  • REL 100 The Bible T, TH  11:05 – 12:20   CRN #30914
  • REL 110  Christian Faith T, TH  2:10 – 3:25   CRN #30916 
  • REL 110  Christian Faith M, W  11:05 – 12:20   CRN #30919