Dual Enrollment Program

Get a Head Start On College

Our dual enrollment program offers high school students a chance to earn college credits at no cost while you're still in high school.  They can hit the ground running both academically and financially, not to mention that the experience will boost their resume. Learn more about what you can gain from this program below.

Advantages of the Dual Enrollment Program

 

Students in the dual enrollment program can start college with half a semester's worth of credits under their belts and can graduate in less than four years

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Students can take one course per semester in the Fall and Spring of their junior and senior years, saving approximately $3000 per course in tuition cost. In addition, students who complete the program also earn a $22,000 scholarship to attend Fisher College.

Dual Enrollment Program Courses

CM 101: Mass Communications

(Mon/Wed: 2:00-3:15 pm; On-Campus)

This course surveys the dynamics of mass communication and media in the computer age. All aspects of the media—history,ethics, organization, and career opportunities in print and electronic media are covered through reading and class work. After gaining perspective through reading and class discussion of the nature and history of mass communication, students proceed to classwork involving print media — including newspapers, magazines, and book publishing; and electronic/digital media — including radio, sound recording, motion pictures, television, and the Internet.

EC 102: Microeconomics

(Tues/Thur: 3:30-4:45 pm, On-Campus) 

A study of the basic institutions and principles essential to an understanding of an economic system. In microeconomic terms, such concepts as a firm’s basic costs, revenues, and potential profit and loss are considered. Each of the four market conditions — perfect competition, monopoly, oligopoly, and monopolistic competition is analyzed, and its influence on a firm’s prices and production level is explained.

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(Online, Tuesday 3:30-4:45pm)

In this introductory course, students will become familiar with the key principles of event management. A conceptual framework will be developed through definitions and models as students learn how to formulate event strategies for multiple types of events. Attention is paid to the process and ingredients employed in planning an event; such as a meeting, exposition, social event, convention, festival, or sporting event. Specific topics include site inspection, budgets, food and beverage operations, legal issues, technology, request for proposal, return on investment, and after the event debriefing.

CM 105: Public Speaking

(Tue/Thur.: 3:30-4:45 pm, On-Campus) 

This skills-based course will introduce you to the rhetorical elements of oral communication, while exploring the theory of process and human communication.

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(Tue/Thur. 3:30-4:45pm, Online/Collab)

An introduction to art produced in various cultures from ancient civilizations through the period of the Renaissance. Major works of art will be presented and analyzed to provide an understanding of how the art created at any given time is directly related to the political and social environment including geography, economics, and religion.

EC 101: Macroeconomics

(Tue/Thurs: 2:00-3:15 pm, On-Campus) 

An examination of the macroeconomic factors that influence the activities of consumers, businesses, and government. By analyzing national income, supply and demand, investment and savings, consumption patterns, and monetary and fiscal policy, the student will gain insight into the economic issues of the day. Among these are the causes of inflation, unemployment, recession, and the effects of government policies on the economy.

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(Mon: 2:00-3:15 pm; Blended)

This course is an introduction to the scientific study of behavior. The introductory readings and lectures demonstrate how psychology has emerged as a distinct social science. The following areas are studied: the nervous system and its relationship to behavior, sensory processes, learning, cognition, testing, and individual differences.

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