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Associate’s Degree in High School

The College Launch program allows high schoolers to start college their junior year and earn an associate degree in high school while saving thousands in college costs!

When your high school partners with Grace College, you are able to earn a college degree AND high school diploma with many advantages:

  • Affordable college degree
  • Choose from Online or On-Campus classes
  • Still participate in high school activities and electives
  • Automatic college course registration – without hassle
  • Accredited college credits. Grace College & Seminary is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

*Grace College is not involved in issuing a high school diploma. The high school diploma will be issued by your high school in accordance with state requirements. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

How to Apply

In order to be considered for admission for the Associate’s Degree in High School Program at Grace, students must be a sophomore in high school, have a 3.0 or higher GPA, and be in good academic standing. Once you are ready to apply, you can submit your free application and send in your transcripts to collegelaunch@grace.edu.

We recommend that you apply for admission at least one month before the next entry term. Students applying after the deadline are considered on a space-available basis. It is best to apply early!

Admission Requirements

  • Online Application

    After all parts of your application have been completed and received in our enrollment office, your application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

  • Transcripts

    Transcripts should be sent to admissions@grace.edu


Curriculum Examples

Consumer Economics
Intro to Psychology
Public Speaking in Society
Faith, Science and Reason
Global Perspectives

Course Overview

Consumer Economics is a course designed to prepare students to understand the economic system from a Biblical perspective and how it affects individuals as consumers, producers and citizens. Students will integrate knowledge, skills and practices required for management of resources in a technologically expanding global economy.

An introduction to psychology as the study of human behavior. Basic principles of psychology will be explored including the process of learning, memory, perception, sensation, motivation, and emotion. Personal and social aspects of human development will be emphasized.

Students explore the components of an effective speech, as well as current applications of speaking skills. Emphasis will be placed on practicing and displaying these skills in various settings.

Designed to assist the student in demonstrating the scope and magnitude of science and mathematics; knowing the limitations of these subjects; where the Christian fits and operates within the scientific paradigm; and how a Christian can incorporate their faith and reason within the scientific enterprise and how to use it as a productive platform when communicating to those of different worldviews.

In this course, students engage divergent outlooks from around the world, grappling with cultural differences and presuppositions. Defining literary works, films and guest speakers from different continents set the stage for literary and cultural discussions.

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