Doane University's Dual-Credit Program

Tiger Today, where to tomorrow?

Your opportunities expand when you enroll in Doane University’s dual-credit program.

 

Current high school sophomores, juniors and seniors eager to challenge themselves and jump-start their undergraduate degree can take college-level courses from Doane faculty at a reduced rate, drastically lessening the time and cost of a degree. Credits apply to a bachelor’s degree at Doane University in any of our 30+ majors, and are transferable to other four-year institutions.

Start college on the right foot — and miles ahead — with as many as 33 credit hours to your name. Dual-credit classes are taught online by Doane faculty. And when combined with Doane’s liberal arts approach, will push you to think critically and creatively, communicate effectively and navigate complex topics. A valuable skill set that sets you apart as a leader in any career.

The Doane Dual-Credit Difference

Being a Dual-Credit Program student comes with a lot of perks:

33+
Credit Hours Applied to a Bachelor's Degree
$75
Per Credit Hour Reduced Tuition Rate Saves You Hundreds
Opportunities with the Time and Money You Save Earning a Degree

A Pathway for Every Degree.

Check off general requirements or dive into studying your dream career. Pre-designed pathways ensure you meet standards through a set of courses that apply to an academic major at Doane University and most other four-year institutions.

Complete up to 33 credit hours of general requirements that can be applied toward any bachelor’s degree at Doane. Get a taste of the immersive liberal arts education synonymous with Doane as you take courses focused on foundational areas of knowledge: 

  • Community and Identity 
  • Rhetorical Communication
  • Global and Cultural Context 
  • Scientific Perspectives
  • Human Creativity
  • In Search of Meaning and Values
  • Liberal Arts Studies
  • Experiential Learning 
  • Mathematical Reasoning

Find out more about the Core Pathway

Doane has a reputation of being one of the best educator preparatory programs and is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

The EPiC pathway prepares future teachers and educators with the skills, resources and confidence to lead a classroom or school. Dual-Credit Program students enrolled in this pathway will earn credit toward their bachelor’s degree in early or secondary education.

Students enrolled in the EPiC pathway are also encouraged to take courses in the Doane Core pathway to complement their education courses.

Students from participating schools can take this pathway for free!

Find out more about the EPiC Pathway

Are you interested in a career in Exercise Science?  Exercise Science is the study of movement and the associated functional responses and adaptations. A degree in Exercise Science can lead to a career in Personal Training, Corporate Wellness, Strength and Conditioning, or preparation to be admitted into a pre-professional graduate program in Athletic Training, Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy.

 

You can begin exploring your major and career through the Exercise Science pathway.   

Find out more about the Exercise Science Pathway

Courses begin August 16th and end December 15th.

 

Course Number Course Title Credits Location
ART-107 Two-Dimensional Design 3.0 Credits Raymond Central
EDU-101-HS Foundations to Education 3.0 Credits Web
EDU-101-HS/C Foundations to Education 3.0 Credits Crete High School
EDU-101-HS/S Foundations to Education 3.0 Credits Seward High School
ENG-101 English Comp: Writing Seminar 3.0 Credits Web
HIS-205 History of the United States I 3.0 Credits Web
HSI-212 Medical Terminology 3.0 Credits Web
MTH-125 Pre-Cal: College Algebra with Trigonometry 3.0 Credits Web
PRE-115 Comparative Religions 3.0 Credits Web
PSI-101 American Politics 3.0 Credits Web
PSY-107-HS Introduction to Psychology 3.0 Credits Web

Complete up to 33 credit hours of general requirements that can be applied toward any bachelor’s degree at Doane. Get a taste of the immersive liberal arts education synonymous with Doane as you take courses focused on foundational areas of knowledge: 

  • Community and Identity 
  • Rhetorical Communication
  • Global and Cultural Context 
  • Scientific Perspectives
  • Human Creativity
  • In Search of Meaning and Values
  • Liberal Arts Studies
  • Experiential Learning 
  • Mathematical Reasoning

Find out more about the Core Pathway

Doane has a reputation of being one of the best educator preparatory programs and is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

The EPiC pathway prepares future teachers and educators with the skills, resources and confidence to lead a classroom or school. Dual-Credit Program students enrolled in this pathway will earn credit toward their bachelor’s degree in early or secondary education.

Students enrolled in the EPiC pathway are also encouraged to take courses in the Doane Core pathway to complement their education courses.

Students from participating schools can take this pathway for free!

Find out more about the EPiC Pathway

Are you interested in a career in Exercise Science?  Exercise Science is the study of movement and the associated functional responses and adaptations. A degree in Exercise Science can lead to a career in Personal Training, Corporate Wellness, Strength and Conditioning, or preparation to be admitted into a pre-professional graduate program in Athletic Training, Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy.

 

You can begin exploring your major and career through the Exercise Science pathway.   

Find out more about the Exercise Science Pathway

Courses begin August 16th and end December 15th.

 

Course Number Course Title Credits Location
ART-107 Two-Dimensional Design 3.0 Credits Raymond Central
EDU-101-HS Foundations to Education 3.0 Credits Web
EDU-101-HS/C Foundations to Education 3.0 Credits Crete High School
EDU-101-HS/S Foundations to Education 3.0 Credits Seward High School
ENG-101 English Comp: Writing Seminar 3.0 Credits Web
HIS-205 History of the United States I 3.0 Credits Web
HSI-212 Medical Terminology 3.0 Credits Web
MTH-125 Pre-Cal: College Algebra with Trigonometry 3.0 Credits Web
PRE-115 Comparative Religions 3.0 Credits Web
PSI-101 American Politics 3.0 Credits Web
PSY-107-HS Introduction to Psychology 3.0 Credits Web

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Affordable - At Doane University, we reward students for their achievements both in and outside of the classroom. Through scholarships, grants, work-study, and on-campus employment, our students look forward to starting jobs, not payment plans.

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Clubs and Organizations - With over 90 student-led clubs and organizations, including a Student Programming Board that sponsors competitions and guest appearances, our campus is a community. From Athletes to Zumba enthusiasts, there is a place for you at Doane University.

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Undergraduate Research and Internships - Our students are active participants in their learning during class time. You should also expect to develop as professionals through a community service project, internship, and capstone project along with research opportunities in your chosen field.

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Athletics - Doane University offers 22 intercollegiate sports. Tigers hail from around the globe, but they all have one thing in common: leadership. Do you have what it takes to become a future Doane Tiger?

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Honors Programs - The Doane experience is about more than earning a degree. We educate and encourage our Tigers in areas like leadership and service. Because where our alumni go, they need more than a degree. 

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Experiential Learning - Career, Leadership, and Service offers a range of programming for Doane students to experience workplace environments and gain valuable insight about specific industries.

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Small Class Sizes - Small class sizes ensure one-on-one faculty attention. Soon, you’ll be on a first-name basis.

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