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.

Choose from seven courses that cover a wide variety of subjects, from Psychology, to History of Art, to Financial Accounting---all for free

Dual Enrollment Program Courses

AC121: Financial Accounting

(Thur 2:00 - 3:15pm)

**Requires completion of High School Algebra 1 and Algebra 2

This course is an introduction to accounting with an emphasis on preparing financial statements such as the balance sheet, income statement and the statement of retained earnings. The course will focus on the conceptual framework involved in processing accounting transactions; applying accrual and adjusting entries; processing end-of-period accounting entries; and an introduction to financial statement analysis. Other topics are included in the course: accounting for merchandise operations, inventories, long-term assets, and contributed capital.

CM101: Introduction to Mass Communications

(W 2:00-3:15pm)

This course surveys the dynamics of mass communications 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 class work involving print media—including newspapers, magazines, and book publishing; and electronic media—including radio, sound recording, motion pictures, television and the Internet/World Wide Web.

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

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

(Thurs 2:00-3:15 p.m.) 

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.

MA117: Finite Math

(M/W 3:30 - 4:45pm)

**Requires completion of High School Algebra 1 and Algebra 2

This course is designed for students pursuing degrees in the managerial, life, and social sciences. Topics include applications of systems of linear equations, matrix algebra, linear programming, basic finance, set theory, and probability. This course provides an alternative to the traditional pre-calculus curriculum and is not a preparation for calculus.

 Note, all classes will be offered virtually with the instructor recording the meeting at the set time, which students may watch after.

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