Dual Enrollment Program

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Overview

The Dual Enrollment program is a fully online program that allows high school students to take college-level courses so they can earn college credit and fulfill their high school requirements simultaneously.  The Dual Enrollment courses offer students a well-rounded liberal arts general education with an emphasis placed upon teaching from a Biblical worldview. 

Purpose

The Dual Enrollment program equips high school students with the skills and knowledge in partnership with their respective high school.   

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are clearly defined, established, and measurable in the statements outlined below. The Dual Enrollment program will equip the student with practical skills and deep understanding of the content taught from a Biblical Worldview. The student will develop exceptional written and oral communication skills that will benefit both personally and professionally. Program learning outcomes include the following. 

The student will:

Philosophy

  • Analyze educational content by conducting research and integrating a Biblical worldview into assignments throughout the program. 

Proficiency

  • Demonstrate course competency by reading assigned literature, writing assigned papers, and presenting to appropriate audiences.
  • Demonstrate understanding of content through completing assignments and being a responsive learner.      

Professionalism

  • Create a Christ-like educational environment by working as unto the Lord.  
  • Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning by reading and researching beyond the stated assignment.
  • Collaborate with other learners by providing substantive comments and additional questions that increase critical thinking on discussion boards and offering collaborative feedback.  

Program Structure

The dual enrollment program offers up to 30 credits (10 courses) and features 10 general education courses. The method of instruction is 100% online, asynchronous format, with video conferencing.

Courses Offered

English Communications & Critical Thinking (6 credits)

Course ID

Course Name

Credits

COM101 Speech Communication 3
ENG101 Writing and Research 3

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (6 credits)

MAT111 College Mathematics 3
BIO102 Natural Science and Biology 3

Art & Humanities (12 credits)

ART101 Visual & Performing Arts 3
THE220 Christian Ethics 3
PHIL101 Philosophy 3
APO391 Introduction to Islam 3

Social & Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

HIS201 American History 3
HIS202 American Government 3

Courses

  • All courses in the Dual Enrollment program are undergraduate level.

Note: The institution does not offer any programs that lead to professional licensure. A graduate of programs offered at CCU is not eligible to sit for licensure exams within the United States.

Admission Requirements

Individuals seeking admission to a Calvary Chapel University Dual Enrollment program must:

  • Fill out and submit the online application through the Populi system,
  • Pay a $50 non-refundable application fee,
  • Request official transcripts for high school and all college or university coursework. Verification of high school completion or an equivalent must be verified by the Registrar through official transcripts prior to admissions, enrolling, and matriculation.
  • Minimum overall grade point average is 2.0.
  • Complete a writing sample within the online application.
  • Complete Student Reference Requests (including one from a former teacher).

Official transcripts with a minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 must be received and verified by the Registrar prior to course enrollment.

The spiritual requirements for admission involve demonstrating an unwavering commitment to Christ and the inspired and inerrant Scriptures, having consistent Christian character, utilizing one’s spiritual gifts for the building up of the Body of Christ and your professional vocation, and yielding to the Holy Spirit’s call to service and Christian growth.

Notification of Admission

Once the Admissions Office receives a completed application, conferring official high school or college transcripts of earned credits, references and fees, the Admissions Committee will make a decision regarding acceptance.  Applicants can expect to receive notification within one week of the application being complete.  Once an admission decision is made, applicants will receive information on registration, finances, and new student orientation. Upon acceptance at CCU, students must complete an Enrollment Agreement prior to course registration.

Competency Assessment 

Applicant’s skills and competencies to succeed in a distance education environment are assessed prior to acceptance via official transcripts, the online application, and required admission materials including a personal testimony to determine spiritual readiness.

Technology Requirements

  • 2.0 GHz processor or higher
  • 4 GB RAM
  • High Speed Internet
  • Speakers/Headphones
  • Microphone (external or built-in)
  • Webcam (internal or external)

Software

  • Zoom
  • Google Suite of applications
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (available free from the Adobe website)

Online Instructional Methods

Courses are disseminated 100% online through Populi.com. Programs in the Dual Enrollment program will use instructional methods such as, but not limited to: video lectures, reading and writing assignments, discussion boards, quizzes, and tests.

Online Grading Practices 

Final tests or examinations are course specific and assessed with a rubric. Passing grades are determined by each instructor and stated in the course syllabus. Within 48 hours of submitting assignments, work is evaluated, and a grade is posted in the online course grade book. Students have access to view their personal grades at any time. There is no mailing of institutional responses or evaluations of students’ work. All grading and communication with students is conducted within Populi, the online operating system.