Early College/Dual Enrollment

Jumpstart Your College Education

High school juniors and seniors seeking to earn college credit while in high school and expand their educational horizons are invited to enroll in Houghton’s courses. This can include dual enrollment and dual credit courses. You will receive the same high-quality instruction from the expert faculty for which Houghton has received national recognition as you complete courses fully online.

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Early College at Houghton may help you:

  • Earn your degree faster from Houghton.
  • Transfer credits to another institution to meet degree requirements.

How It Works

Choose Your Course

Select your preferred course from the list of available courses.

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Register

Complete the brief course registration form.

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Earn College Credit

Successfully complete your chosen course to receive college credit.

Credit Transferability

Course Availability

Starting August 29

  • BIBL 101 Biblical Literature
  • COMM 215 Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 295 Visual Storytelling with Data – 16 weeks
  • DSCI 151 Data Science for Beginners - 16 weeks
  • DSCI 295 A Drone Operation and UAV Aeronautical Procedures
  • DSCI 295 Cloud Connected Drone Operations, Computing and Analytics
  • ENST 201 Environment and Society
  • MATH 170 Calculus I with Precalculus A (4 Credits, 16 weeks)
    • *Synchronous Course (MWF 12:00 - 1:05pm)
  • INCL 225  Intercultural Communication
  • PSY 111  Introduction to Psychology
  • SOC 101  Introduction to Sociology
  • WRIT 101 Writing in the Liberal Arts

Starting October 24

  • CRJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • DSCI 295 A Drone Operation and UAV Aeronautical Procedures
  • DSCI 295 Cloud Connected Drone Operations, Computing and Analytics
  • PSY 213 Developmental Psychology
  • THEL 209 Introduction to Christianity
Fall Course Descriptions

Starting January 9

  • ACCT 211 Financial Accounting
  • BIBL 101 Biblical Literature
  • DSCI 152 Data Science Fundamentals - 16 weeks
  • DSCI 295 A Drone Operation and UAV Aeronautical Procedures
  • DSCI 295 Cloud Connected Drone Operations, Computing and Analytics
  • ECON 210 Principles of Microeconomics
  • INCL 201 Introduction to Global Issues
  • MATH 171 Calculus I with Precalculus B (4 Credits, 16 weeks)
    • * Synchronous Course
  • MHS 223 History of Rock and Roll & Commercial Music in the U.S.
  • PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
  • WRIT 101 Writing in the Liberal Arts

Starting March 6

  • DSCI 295 A Drone Operation and UAV Aeronautical Procedures
  • DSCI 295 Cloud Connected Drone Operations, Computing and Analytics
  • MBCM 206 Introduction to Music Business
  • MLT 211 Music and Listening
  • PSY 217 Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

Drone Pilot Training

Earn college credit as you become an Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified commercial drone pilot ready to utilize data science and digital technologies to maximize drone operations.

Drone Pilot Training Courses

$60

per credit hour
2022-23 Academic Year

Cost of your course includes:

  • Expert instruction from Houghton's renowned faculty.
  • Access to classroom resources, including the Willard J. Houghton Library, InfoPass, and online learning platform.
    Houghton Library has enormous online collections—some 60,000 full text journals and some 800,000 ebooks.
  • Official Houghton transcript upon successful completion of the course.
  • Wifi access while on campus (Houghton, NY or Buffalo, NY)
  • Local Support and Study Groups (Houghton, NY or Buffalo NY)
No additional or hidden fees. Most courses are 3 credit hours.

Expert College Professors

Houghton professors are dedicated, experienced educators who integrate their Christian faith with outstanding scholarship and who are experts in their fields.

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Transferrable Credit

As an accredited college, Houghton courses transfer to many public and private colleges and universities around the world. While transfer credit policies vary widely, many institutions will transfer credit if you earn a B or above.

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