Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment at Siena Heights University

Dual enrollment provides high school students the opportunity to get a head start on earning college credit before graduating high school!

Winter 2024 courses are published online now!
Registration for Dual Enrollment will start on November 13th.

Get off to a good start!

High School students considering Siena Heights University for their undergraduate degree might consider reaching out to dualenrollment@sienaheights.edu to discuss courses that would be beneficial to their program(s) of interest.

High school students who choose SHU will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a professional academic advisor from the Center for Student Success!

Academic Advisors can assist in the following:

SHU DE students are also provided access to campus technology, library databases, and tutoring services!

The SHU Dual Enrollment Application must be completed by the following parties:

  • Student
  • Parent or legal guardian
  • High School Official

The SHU Dual Enrollment Application can be found here.

The completed DE application is forwarded by the high school to the SHU Dual Enrollment Coordinator.

Students are notified upon registration, via email.

Students Seeking assistance in course selection can contact the SHU Dual Enrollment Coordinator at dualenrollment@sienaheights.edu.

Thinking about becoming a teacher?

Thinking about engineering?

Siena’s ideal engineering degree plans begins with the freshman completing MAT 181 Calculus I. High school students considering Engineering should consider completing MAT 102 College Algebra and/or MAT 159 Pre-Calculus for dual enrollment.

  • BAM 101: Introduction to Business (3 credits)
  • BAM 201: Business Communication (3 credits)
  • COM 111: Introduction to Communications (3 credits)
  • CRJ 101: Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 credits)
  • ENG 101: Reading and Writing I (3 credits)
  • ENG 102: Reading and Writing II (3 credits)
  • EXS 101: Introduction to Exercise Science (2 credits)
  • MAT 102: College Algebra (4 credits)
  • MAT 142: Statistical Analysis (aka “sports stats”) (3 credits)
  • MAT 143: Statistics and Society (3 credits)
  • MAT 159: Pre-Calculus (4 credits)
  • MAT 181: Calculus I (4 credits)
  • MAT 182: Calculus II (4 credits)
  • NUR 104: Introduction to Professional Nursing (1 credit)
  • PSY 111: Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • SOC 111: Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
  • TSD 101: Introduction to Speech Communication (3 credits)

The dual enrolled students are not limited to the “popular courses” list.

Students can take most classes offered at Siena Heights University as long has they have met the pre-requisite(s) for that particular course. For a list of all available courses through Siena Heights University, please visit Course Availability.

If you have questions regarding pre-requisite(s) for any given course, please visit the Siena Heights University Catalog: Course Descriptions.

Check out the Siena Heights University Catalog for a full list of Majors and Minors offered!

Have you completed AP or IB credit in high school?

Check out the Siena Heights University Catalog for information on what AP scores and IB classes are transferrable to Siena for college credit!

Dual Enrollment Information

High schools officials can provide the following information about the Postsecondary Enrollment Option Act:

  • If you (the student) are eligible for Dual Enrollment,
  • What colleges/universities you can attend,
  • What classes you can take,
  • Who pays for the tuition, fees, books and transportation.

For additional information regarding the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act, please visit the Michigan Department of Education website.

What to Know about Dual Enrollment

All high school students who wish to complete classes through Siena Heights University must complete the Dual Enrollment Application in its entirety prior to being registered. Forms not completed in full with the authorizing signatures will not be processed by the Dual Enrollment Coordinator.

Prior to Registration, the student and high school must decide who is responsible for payment for the course(s) the student wishes to complete.

While enrolled at SHU the student is subject to all University policies. This includes the policy regarding the adding, dropping, or withdrawing from a course and the release of final grades and official transcripts.

Dual enrolled students who choose to enroll at Siena Heights University assumes the obligation for conduct that is compatible with the University’s mission as an educational institution. Choosing to enroll at SHU requires a student to become aware of and abide by the behavior standards set by the University. Visit our website for further information on the Siena Heights University Student Code of Conduct.