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University Credit for High School Students (Dual Credit)

University Credit for High School (Dual Credit) is an initiative developed by Andrews University to celebrate the addition of Griggs International Academy to the Andrews family. This program is an amazing opportunity for academy juniors and seniors to earn Andrews University credit for $100 per credit hour (self paced courses are excluded)! High school students are welcome to take either on-campus or online classes. 

High school students need to meet the following guidelines and requirements:

  1.     Open to students in the 11th and 12th grade (age 16 and up)
  2.     Minimum GPA of 3.00
  3.     English Proficiency*
  4.     High school approval from registrar required
  5.     A maximum of two courses per semester are allowed**
  6.     A maximum of 21 total credits will be accepted toward Andrews degree requirements
  7.     Students must register and begin courses prior to graduation or completion of GED test
  8.     Be sure to discuss this opportunity with a school advisor. Each school makes their own decision about whether university course credit is accepted for High School credit.

*English Proficiency: If English is not your first language, a TOEFL score of 80 or higher. For more information, click here.

**Courses may have additional pre-requisite that must be meet, such as Math, English, ect.

These courses are taught at a college level and students enrolled in these courses will be expected to show responsibility and personal motivation.

 

Online Interactive Courses:

Fall Semester: August 25-December 11
Courses:
ENGL 115: College Writing I [ Syllabus ] 3 credits
FDNT 230: Nutrition  [ Syllabus ] 3 credits
HIST 117: Civilization & Ideas I [ Syllabus ] 3 credits
MATH 168: Pre-calculus [ Syllabus ] * 4 credits
RELT 225: Doctrines of the Adventist Faith [ Syllabus ] 3 credits

* MATH 168 Precalculus: Math courses have a prerequisite test score (call to verify eligibility, we are available to assist). SAT Math ≥ 510 or ACT Math ≥ 22  or Andrews Math Placement Exam ≥ P3

Spring Semester: January 5-April 30
Courses:
ENGL 115: College Writing I [ Syllabus will be available in November ] (NOTE: New Textbook) 3 credits
HIST 204: American Experience I [ Syllabus ] 3 credits
MATH 165: College Algebra [ Syllabus ] *  3 credits
MATH 191: Calculus I [ Syllabus ] 4 credits 
PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology [ Syllabus ] 3 credits

* MATH 165 College Algebra: Math courses have a prerequisite test score (call to verify eligibility, we are available to assist). SAT Math ≥ 480 or ACT Math ≥ 20  or Andrews Math Placement Exam ≥ P2

 

On-campus Courses:

There are several on-campus courses available for students to earn university credit. There are a wide variety of courses to choose from including English Composition I, Spanish I & II and Civilization & Ideas. These are just to name a few!  View the on-campus course schedule here

 

Ready to Register?        

In order to register, complete this registration form.

If you need help with the registration process, please use the links below to guide you.

Costs:

  • Tuition: $100/credit hour*
  • Guest fee: $50
  • Incomplete fee: $33

Order books through the Andrews Online Bookstore.

* Self paced courses are excluded.

Dates to Remember:

Fall 2014
Priority registration: March 24–June 15
ƒƒLast day to register: August 25 (first day of classes)
ƒƒLast day to withdraw with 100% tuition refund: September 3 (fees are non-refundable)
ƒƒLast day to withdraw with a W: Nov 25

Spring 2015
Priority registration: Nov. 5–Dec. 12
ƒƒLast day to register: January 5 (first day of classes)
ƒƒLast day to withdraw with 100% tuition refund: January 14 (fees are non-refundable)
ƒƒLast day to withdraw with a W: April 14

For questions, please contact us at undergrad@andrews.edu or 269-471-6343.

Send Forms by fax 269-471-2670 or mail to: Undergraduate Admissions, Andrews University, 4150 Administration Dr., Berrien Springs MI 49104-0740.