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College 101

A Free, Firsthand College Experience

College 101 is about experiencing your future as a college student.  You could earn nearly a full semester's worth of college credits  - and save $10,000 in tuition in the process!

College 101 not only gives you the chance to get ahead academically and financially, but it also gives you the opportunity to carve out your place at Fisher College. Learn more about College 101 and how it can benefit you.

Snapshot of College 101

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College 101

At College 101, you will have the opportunity to advance your career by building connections with Fisher faculty and staff.

College Friends are Life Friends

You take your College 101 courses with a cohort of other high school students who become your friends for the summer, and possibly even at Fisher.

Meet Katie


The first in her family to go to college, Katie Bonilla graduated from College 101 in 2017. She is now a sophomore majoring in Criminal Justice at Fisher.

College 101 Courses

BU101 Introduction to Business (3 Credits)

This course is a survey of the challenges, responsibilities, and ethics of business. Students will acquire a broad understanding of American and international business, including marketing, finance, management, advertising, production, computers and MIS, business law, and the international climate of business. Students will learn to make business decisions through simulation and case study.

PS101 Introduction to Psychology (3 Credits)

An introduction to the scientific study of behavior. The introductory readings and lectures demonstrate how psychology emerged as a distinct social science. The following areas are studied: research methods, the nervous system and its relationship to behavior, the sensory processes, learning, cognition, testing, and individual differences. This course will also introduce more complex areas such as personality development, psychopathology and social influence.  

Criminal Justice

This course provides an overview of the history and present day  operation of the criminal justice process in the United States. Students will analyze the role, responsibility, and authority of each of the components of the system: police, courts, corrections, and the  underlying principles and values of justice. Additionally, students will learn various methods of writing as they pertain to the discipline of criminal justice, such as article critiques; annotated bibliographies; reaction papers; police, probation, and parole reports; agency case studies; and policy analysis papers.

Woman in front of computer

Students develop mobile applications while learning the fundamentals of object-oriented programming using a user-friendly environment. Students will think algorithmically and abstractly while gaining an appreciation of the complexity of building software systems and a skill-set for writing elegant code. Topics include text display, event handlers, displaying data, using sensors and navigation between pages of the application.  Programming labs will build on the weekly lectures to reinforce the students understanding of the mobile application feature discussed in the lecture.

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