CONCURRENT CLASSES

Advantages of concurrent enrollment High school students can benefit from taking Wayland classes while still in high school. The concurrent enrollment program allows students to receive college credit as well as high school credit (where approved by the high school). Students attend evening and Saturday classes along with college students, gaining both experience and college credits.

If you are interested in concurrent enrollment, please contact Marlene Nations at nationsm@wbu.edu for more information.



REQUIREMENTS

High school students may apply to be concurrently enrolled at Wayland following the completion of or the enrollment in two-thirds of the required credits for high school graduation. Applicants must submit:
  1. A completed application for admission.
  2. An official high school transcript showing completion of required credits.
  3. Official ACT or SAT scores.
    • Applicants must submit an ACT composite score of at least 18 or an SAT combined Math/Critical Reading score of at least 860.
    • Students seeking to take any English, economics, or behavioral science courses, must also submit an ACT English score of at least an 18 or an SAT Critical Reading score of at least a 411 and an SAT Writing Score of at least 410.
    • Student seeking to take any math or science courses must have an ACT Math score of at least an 18 or an SAT math score of at least 410 or an SAT math score of at least 411.
  4. A completed concurrent enrollment agreement. This agreement will require the signatures of the student, parent, high school principal or high school counselor, WBU provost, and the registrar. Costs for concurrent enrollment will include appropriate tuition and all stated course fees for the classes taken.
Concurrently enrolled students must abide by all university placement policies based on ACT, SAT , and Accuplacer reading test scores. Enrollment under this option is also subject to the approval of the instructor.

Students admitted under the concurrent high school admissions category may enroll in a maximum of eight semester hours in any 10-week term and a maximum of four semester hours in any 3-week term. Enrollment is restricted to lower-division courses (courses designated as freshman or sophomore level). At Wayland, these are indicated by a "1" or "2" in the initial digit. Concurrent students may not enroll in online classes or travel study courses.

Students receiving a grade of D or F in a concurrent class must submit a letter of appeal to the Admissions Committee in order to register for any other concurrent classes. Continued enrollment in concurrent classes will be at the discretion of the admissions committee. A transcript of college work will not be established until high school graduation is verified by transcript and all university admissions requirements are met.