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Pre-College Dual Credit

Junior and senior high school students may enrich and expand their education experiences by enrolling in select classes at Taylor University in the fall and spring semesters. When the courses are satisfactorily completed, you'll be awarded full college credit to continue your studies at Taylor after graduation. Dual credits earned at Taylor may be evaluated for transfer by other colleges and universities.

Scholarship Opportunity: If you choose to attend Taylor as a full-time student after graduation, you'll be awarded a scholarship of $50 per credit earned, with a maximum of $1,000 (20 credit hours).

  • High school juniors and seniors
  • 3.0 or higher grade point average
  • Rank in the top 20% of their class
  • Recommended by the high school guidance counselor
  • Agree to abide by the Life Together Covenant

How to Register for Pre-College Dual Credits

  1. Complete the Pre-College Dual Credit Application and submit a one-time $25.00 application fee.
  2. Sign the Life Together Covenant.
  3. Submit a recommendation from high school guidance counselor.
  4. Submit your official high school transcript with SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (if applicable).
  5. Upon acceptance, pay the course tuition fee of $50.00 per credit hour.
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Please note:

  • It’s recommended that students applying to the Pre-College Dual Credit Program complete a full schedule at their high school in the event that Taylor University cannot accommodate the requested class(es).
  • Pre-College Dual Credit is not available during interterm or summer terms.
  • Classes may not be taken for audit.

Class Descriptions for Fall 2021

Choose from the following options:

8:00 a.m.

BIB 110 Biblical Literature I (OT) (3 credit hours)

A course that has as its primary content the Old Testament, with special attention given to the law, the prophets and the history of Israel. Meets foundational core requirement.

HUM 230 Art As Experience (4 credit hours)

Lecture sessions focus upon works from several art forms, with the goal of developing students’ perceptual skills. A major focus of this course is experiencing art. Written critiques on selected events are part of the course curriculum. Meets a foundational core fine arts requirement.

KIN 100 Fitness for Life (2 credit hours)

This course will assist students in developing an understanding of human flourishing founded on biblical principles and scientific evidence in the areas of sleep, stress and time management, nutrition, and various aspects of physical fitness. Students will engage in various assignments and physical activities related to these areas with the purpose of providing the abilities to make healthy lifestyle and behavior choices. This course satisfies two of the three hours of foundational core requirements for stewardship of the body.

ENG 110 College Composition (3 credit hours)

Practice in writing clear and effective prose through several expository modes, including a formal research paper. Brief review of grammar and mechanics as necessary, with concentration on analytical thinking. This course must be taken during the freshman year. Meets foundational core writing requirement. ENG 110 is a prerequisite to all other English courses except ENG 101, ENG 230, ENG 233, ENG 240, ENG 243, and ENG 250.

POS 100 American Politics (3 credit hours)

Primary emphasis is given to the relationship between the theories and ideals of democracy and the actual practice of making and implementing policy. The course considers the constitutional system, as well as the institutions of American government. Meets foundational core civic engagement or general social science requirements. Offered fall semester.

HIS 124 History of US to 1877 (3 credit hours)

A survey of the social, political, and cultural development of the people of the United States from the colonization period through Reconstruction.

9:00 a.m.

BIB 110 Biblical Literature I (OT) (3 credit hours)

A course that has as its primary content the Old Testament, with special attention given to the law, the prophets and the history of Israel. Meets foundational core requirement.

HUM 230 Art As Experience (4 credit hours)

Lecture sessions focus upon works from several art forms, with the goal of developing students’ perceptual skills. A major focus of this course is experiencing art. Written critiques on selected events are part of the course curriculum. Meets a foundational core fine arts requirement.

ENG 110 College Composition (3 credit hours)

Practice in writing clear and effective prose through several expository modes, including a formal research paper. Brief review of grammar and mechanics as necessary, with concentration on analytical thinking. This course must be taken during the freshman year. Meets foundational core writing requirement. ENG 110 is a prerequisite to all other English courses except ENG 101, ENG 230, ENG 233, ENG 240, ENG 243, and ENG 250.

HIS 124 History of US to 1877 (3 credit hours)

A survey of the social, political, and cultural development of the people of the United States from the colonization period through Reconstruction.

CAC 160 Integrative Communication (3 credit hours)

Integrative communication explores and develops public, interpersonal, organizational, and small group communication skills. Students will learn how to analyze and adapt to the needs of diverse audiences and contexts using verbal and nonverbal communication principles. Meets foundational core speaking requirement. Foundational core requires either this course or Public Speaking.

Questions?

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