High School Dual Credit Courses




The High School Dual Credit program through Concordia University Online offers a great opportunity, and fantastic value, for the college-bound high school student. This program allows you, the high school student, to get a head start on college, and save time and money by combining your accelerated high school courses into your collegiate career.

Our High School Dual Credit program allows you to earn both high school and college credit by taking one or more collegiate-level courses. Through flexible online classes taught by Concordia University Online faculty, high school students can complete coursework during the school day, or at home if it’s more convenient.

Courses are one semester long and cost $200 per credit ($50 per credit through the Concordia Promise).

Area of Study High School Dual Credit Classes
Next Start Date September 8, 2015

Application Deadline
July 31, 2015

Ready to Apply?

  1. Fill out the Online Application.
  2. Fill out the Preliminary Agreement and give it to your school counselor.
  3. Ask your school counselor to submit an official copy of your high school transcripts.
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Goals / Objectives

  • Earn college credits while in high school.
  • Receive dynamic instruction from collegiate faculty.
  • Have access to highly affordable tuition through the Concordia Promise and Concordia Promise Plus scholarships.
  • Choose from a number of semester-long (15-week) courses.
  • Complete coursework within the school day or during personal time, and enjoy working in a flexible online delivery system.
  • Access to Concordia’s online library holdings and databases.
  • Available in face-to-face settings through partnerships with select high schools.

High School Dual Credit

*Courses will run contingent on minimum enrollment

Take advantage of the Concordia Promise to reduce tuition to $50 per credit.

Introduction to Sociology (SOC 101 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Introduction to Sociology is an introduction to the study of social groups and social relationships. The course analyzes basic sociological concepts to acquaint the student with the fundamental laws governing human relationships. Problems of social structure, social processes and social motivations will be considered.
Introduction to Psychology (PSY 101 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Introduction to Psychology is an introductory survey course acquainting the student with the procedures, principles, theories and vocabulary of psychology as a science.
American Civilization (HIST 153 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

American Civilization is a survey of the history of the United States from pre-Columbian America to the present. It will explore political, ideological, social and religious changes that have occurred in the American story.
Civilization and Worldviews: Literature (ENG 103 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Civilization and Worldviews: Literature provides practice and experience in reading three primary genres of literature: fiction, poetry, and drama. The purpose of this course is to enable the student to enjoy and appreciate a wide spectrum of literature, with an understanding of how best to undertake various types of critical analyses of a work.
Introduction to Writing (ENG 104 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Introduction to Writing is designed for the student with a good high school background in writing, focuses on the process of written expression and gives practice in dealing with the various modes of discourse from free writing through research.
Principles of Management (MGMT 130 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Principles of Management examines the principles and functions of management with an integration of line and staff relationships, theories of management, authority and responsibility, centralization and decentralization, team building, and developing policies, strategies, and tactics.
Principles of Economics (ECON 200 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Principles of Economics offers a single semester introduction to both Micro and Macro Economics. Students emerge with a basic understanding of the concepts behind economists’ analysis of labor and product markets as well as business decisions. They also learn to recognize the perspectives of macroeconomists and evaluate how fiscal and monetary policy may adversely or positively impact the macro-economy.
Principles of Marketing (MKTG 131 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Principles of Marketing studies the basics of marketing’s roles in society and within the firm. This covers marketing history, the present day practices, and future projections.
Introduction to Business Writing (BCOM 247 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Introduction to Business Writing teaches how to write effective business letters, memos, articles, reports, advertisements, and resumes. Students learn to organize, format, and edit messages used in press releases, public relations, management, marketing, customer service, and organizational decision-making.
Financial Accounting (ACCT 203 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Emphasis is placed on the process of identifying, measuring, recording, and communicating the economic events of a business. Areas of coverage include ethics; the accounting cycle (manual and computerized); financial statements presentation & analysis; merchandising; internal controls; cash; receivables; long-lived assets; capital stock and dividend transactions; stockholders equity; and bond financing.
Foundations of Computer Science (CSC 150 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Foundations of Computer Science provides a survey and overview of computer science via its Grand Ideas. Computer Science is the study of problem solving, which is the focus of CSC 150. The view of a computer system as a combination of hardware, software, and people is explored in detail. The computer system as a tool for personal and professional problem solving is emphasized. Foundational computer science concepts along with terminology, ethical issues, application, and hands-on computer use are explored. Students select a topic of interest as a term project to augment class discussion and laboratory experiences. The relationship between a Christian worldview and a technological society is investigated.
Interpersonal Communication (COMM 201 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Interpersonal Communication studies why communication breaks down in interpersonal relationships, focusing on such topics as perception, self-concept, nonverbals, listening, gender, self-disclosure, power, and conflict. Assignments lead students to a greater awareness of their strengths and weaknesses as communicators. Cross-listed as PSY 201.
American Government (POLS 201 EL) - Credits: 3

Course Description

American Government studies the basic foundations and underlying principles of American national, state, and local government. Crosslisted JPP 101.

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