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Dual Enrollment Program

Dual Enrollment Program

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

Waldorf University Course Options for High School Students

Prefix

Number

Course

Credit Hours

Prefix
ART

Number
1301

Course
Art Appreciation

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
ART

Number
1302

Course
Art Appreciation II

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
BIO

Number
1030

Course
Principles of Biology

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
BUS

Number
2010

Course
Introduction to Business

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
BUS

Number
2026

Course
Organizational Communication

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
BUS

Number
2201

Course
Principles of Accounting

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
BUS

Number
3201

Course
Principles of Marketing

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
COM

Number
1010

Course
Graphic Core

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
COM

Number
1020

Course
Digital Core

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
COM

Number
1030

Course
Mass Communications and Society

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
COM

Number
1040

Course
News Gathering and Reporting

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
CRJ

Number
2000

Course
Introduction to Criminal Justice

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
CRJ

Number
2001

Course
Theory and Practice of Law Enforcement

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
CRJ

Number
2200

Course
Theory and Practice of Corrections

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
ECO

Number
2401

Course
Principles of Macroeconomics

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
EMG

Number
2000

Course
Introduction to Emergency Management

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
ENG

Number
1010

Course
English Composition I

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
ENG

Number
1020

Course
English Composition II

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
FSC

Number
2010

Course
Introduction to Fire Protection Strategies

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
FSC

Number
3345

Course
Introduction to Fire Prevention

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
HCM

Number
1301

Course
Medical Terminology

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
HCM

Number
3002

Course
Introduction to Health Care Management

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
HIS

Number
1110

Course
American History I

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
HIS

Number
1120

Course
American History II

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
HIS

Number
1200

Course
Medieval World

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
HIS

Number
1610

Course
Modern World

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
HIS

Number
1710

Course
Contemporary World

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
HLS

Number
2050

Course
Introduction to Terrorism

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
HUM

Number
1020

Course
Critical Thinking

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
MTH

Number
1010

Course
General Education Mathematics for Online Students

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
MUS

Number
1010

Course
Introduction to Music Appreciation

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
OSH

Number
3001

Course
Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
PHY

Number
1010

Course
Earth Science

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
PHY

Number
1510

Course
Physical Science

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
POL

Number
1010

Course
American Government

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
POL

Number
2000

Course
Introduction to Political Science

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
POL

Number
2010

Course
American, State, and Local Politics

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
PSY

Number
1010

Course
General Psychology

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
REL

Number
2050

Course
Contemporary Ethical Issues

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
REL

Number
2350

Course
Philosophies of World Religions

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
SOC

Number
1010

Course
Introduction to Sociology

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
SOC

Number
2010

Course
Survey of Global Societies and Cultural Geography

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
SPC

Number
1010

Course
Speech Communications

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
SPN

Number
1010

Course
Introduction to Spanish

Credit Hours
3

Prefix
THR

Number
1010

Course
Introduction to Theatre

Credit Hours
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

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