Early Scholars

Early Scholars is Olivet's Dual Enrollment Program for High Schoolers 

High school students can take Olivet undergraduate courses on campus or online to earn college credit from Olivet. Students will be enrolled in college courses with Olivet undergraduate students. This experience not only gives them a head start on university academics, but also provides a taste of college life. Olivet works with public and private schools, as well as homeschoolers.


Juniors and seniors in high school who meet GPA and test score requirements. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@olivet.edu or call 800-648-1463.

Apply now!


"Through the program I have been able to meet many new people and be challenged while studying new subject areas that have gripped my interest. The Early Scholars Program is an absolute win for high school juniors and seniors." 

Graham Johnson, Early Scholars Student


Class List

You have options! In fact, if there is a class you would like to take that isn't on this list, just let us know and we'll see what we can do!

Below is a list of fan favorites for the program.

  •      COMP-120: Intro to Programming
  •      COMP-150: Programming I
  •      COMP-130: Intro to Cybersecurity

  •      BSNS-160: Principles of Management

  •      BSNS-302: Personal Finance

  •      FACS-126: Nutrition, Health and Fitness

English and Communications

  •      ENGL-109: College Writing I

  •      ENGL-209/210: College Writing II

  •      COMM 102: Performance Studies 

  •      COMM-105: Fundamentals of Communication

  •      LIT-105: Literature Appreciation


  •      MATH-103: Math for Liberal Arts

  •      MATH-117: Finite Math with Business Application

  •      MATH-120: Intro to Statistics

  •      MATH-131: Algebra & Trigonometry

  •      MATH-137: Applied Calculus

  •      MATH-148: Calculus II

  •      MATH-147: Calculus I


  •      BIOL-125: Biology I

  •      BIOL-126: Biology II

  •      CHEM-101: Intro to Chemistry

  •      CHEM-103: Chemistry I

  •      CHEM-104: Chemistry II

  •      Environmental Science & Society

  •      ESS-105: Dynamic Earth

  •      PHYS-121: College Physics I

  •      PHYS-122: College Physics II

  •      PHYS-201: General Physics I

  •      PHYS-202: General Physics II

Social Science

  •      ECON-110: Principles of Economics

  •      HIST-200: Western Civilization 

  •      HIST-231: American Civilization I

  •      HIST-232: American Civilization II

  •      PSCI-223: American Government

  •      PSYC-101: Intro to Psychology

  •      PSYC-200: Lifespan Development

  •      SOCY-120: Intro to Sociology

  •      SOCY-280: Ethnic Relations

Social Science

  •      PSCI-101: Intro to Political Science

World Language

  •      FREN-101: Elementary French I

  •      FREN-102: Elementary French II

  •      SPAN-111: Elementary Spanish I

  •      SPAN-112: Elementary Spanish II

  •      SPAN-211: Intermediate Spanish I

  •      SPAN-212: Intermediate Spanish II

Fine Arts

  •      ART-100: Art Appreciation

  •      MULT-100: Music Appreciation