Dual Enrollment for College Credits - Associates Degree

Forest Trail Academy affords an astronomical set of opportunities to its students by offering Dual Enrollment Program for college-bound students. The Dual Enrollment Program offers high school students with a chance to earn high school and college credits simultaneously. Our Dual Enrollment Program is in partnership with a liberal arts college, Waldorf University, located in Iowa. We are the first and only partner (at this time) with Waldorf University for Dual Enrollment in their StartPoint program.

Student enrolled in the Dual Enrollment Program are provided a head start to their collegiate endeavors while completing high school. Students enrolled in the program will receive academic college experience that a typical college provides. Forest Trail Academy’s high school students have a great opportunity to attend college online taught by Waldorf’s experienced professors.

Costs & Credits:
• The courses offered by the Waldorf University are three credit hours with a tuition fee of $243.00 per class (Not per credit).
• For students under 18, parents must provide a signed statement of their intention to pay for the courses.
• The courses utilize an e-book or loan-a-book program.

Transferability:
• The credits/degree earned is transferable to most colleges and universities as Waldorf is regionally accredited by HLC (Higher Learning Commission).
• Our high school students who take online classes at Waldorf University will be eligible for freshman residential scholarships.

Admission Requirements:
• Student must be at least 15 years of age and have completed the sophomore year of high school course with minimum GPA of 2.5.
• High school students enrolled at Waldorf University should maintain a GPA of 2.5 in both high school and Waldorf University.
• Recommendation Letter from Forest Trail Academy Administrator, Counselor or Academic Advisor.
• A copy of current High School Transcript(s).
• If Student is Home Schooled: Documented Letter to the Registrar or Director of Admissions from student’s parent self-reporting the his/her student’s GPA.
• Students may take one course each term.

Test Drive Opportunity:
After the successful completion of the Waldorf University course, these students will attain an opportunity to enroll into the “Entry Level Core Required Courses” required in many degree programs, offered by the college. Students get a chance that allows them to learn about their degree program of interest, while continuing to earn their high school diploma.

The courses include:
• Introduction to Business
• Introduction to Criminal Justice
• Introduction to Terrorism
• Introduction to Fire Prevention
• Business
• Criminal Justice
• Communication
• Health Care management
• Psychology
• Graphic core
• Occupational Safety
• Homeland Security
• Environmental management
• Human Resource Management

Prefix
Number
Course
Credit Hours

Waldorf University Course Options for High School Students
ART
1301
Art Appreciation
3

ART
1302
Art Appreciation II
3

BIO
1030
Principles of Biology
3

BUS
2010
Introduction to Business
3

BUS
2026
Organizational Communication
3

BUS
2201
Principles of Accounting
3

BUS
3201
Principles of Marketing
3

COM
1010
Graphic Core
3

COM
1020
Digital Core
3

COM
1030
Mass Communications and Society
3

COM
1040
News Gathering and Reporting
3

CRJ
2000
Introduction to Criminal Justice
3

CRJ
2001
Theory and Practice of Law Enforcement
3

CRJ
2200
Theory and Practice of Corrections
3

ECO
2401
Principles of Macroeconomics
3

EMG
2000
Introduction to Emergency Management
3

ENG
1010
English Composition I
3

ENG
1020
English Composition II
3

FSC
2010
Introduction to Fire Protection Strategies
3

FSC
3345
Introduction to Fire Prevention
3

HCM
1301
Medical Terminology
3

HCM
3002
Introduction to Health Care Management
3

HIS
1110
American History I
3

HIS
1120
American History II
3

HIS
1200
Medieval World
3

HIS
1610
Modern World
3

HIS
1710
Contemporary World
3

HLS
2050
Introduction to Terrorism
3

HUM
1020
Critical Thinking
3

MTH
1010
General Education Mathematics for Online Students
3

MUS
1010
Introduction to Music Appreciation
3

OSH
3001
Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health
3

PHY
1010
Earth Science
3

PHY
1510
Physical Science
3

POL
1010
American Government
3

POL
2000
Introduction to Political Science
3

POL
2010
American, State, and Local Politics
3

PSY
1010
General Psychology
3

REL
2050
Contemporary Ethical Issues
3

REL
2350
Philosophies of World Religions
3

SOC
1010
Introduction to Sociology
3

SOC
2010
Survey of Global Societies and Cultural Geography
3

SPC
1010
Speech Communications
3

SPN
1010
Introduction to Spanish
3

THR
1010
Introduction to Theatre
3

Are you looking for a Dual Enrollment Program to earn the College Credits / Associates Degree in high school? You are at a right place.
Our Admissions Advisor will assist you in the Enrollment process. You can also reach us online as well as on call at 800.890.6269 / 561.537.5501