Northwest University offers concurrent college credit for a select list of Bear Creek courses (see below). As an accredited university, Northwest University (NU) college credit is often transferrable to your college of choice and may be a good and economical way to jump start your college career.
Step 1: Complete NU Online Application
Applications must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2023. Northwest University does not accept late applications.
Step 2: Pay the Fees
Concurrent credit fees are $55 per credit. After NU accepts the applications and Bear Creek verifies all the students are enrolled in the appropriate classes, the school will send an email with a link for paying the fees.
|2023 – 2024*|
|AP English Language and Composition (Norris)||ENGL 2203 (Survey of American Literature)||3 credits|
|Honors Enlightenment and American Literature (Norris)||ENGL 2203 (Survey of American Literature)||3 credits|
|AP English Literature and Composition (Summers)||ENGL 1013 (Composition I: Expository Writing)||3 credits|
|Philosophical Theology (Urban)||THEO 1843 (Christianity in a Modern World)||3 credits|
|Christianity and Contemporary Culture (Urban, Dunn, Higley, Norris, Burns)||THEO 2413 (Developing a Biblical Worldview)||3 credits|
|AP Biology (Blakeley)||SCIE 1103/1 (Principles of Biology w/ lab)||4 credits|
|AP Chemistry (Bell)**||SCIE 1203/1 (Survey of Chemistry I w/ lab)||4 credits|
|AP U.S. History (Price)||HIST 2503 and 2513 (U.S. History I and II)||6 credits|
|AP European History (Sorensen)||HIST 1513 (Western Civilization II)||3 credits|
|Graphic Design 1 and 2 (Plourde)||ARTE 1853 (Introduction to Graphic Arts)||3 credits|
|Film and Animation (Plourde)||AVPE 1843 (Film & Animation)||3 credits|
Questions regarding this program may be directed to Ms. Katie Gomulkiewiz (firstname.lastname@example.org).
* Each fall, the list of courses is reviewed and updated. Students must be enrolled in the appropriate Bear Creek course(s) during this school year in order to receive credit.
** If students matriculate to NU on the nursing track, they will receive the 4 credits; however, they also will be required to take an additional chemistry class at NU in which they must earn a grade of B- or better.
UW in the High School
The following Bear Creek courses are offered for concurrent credit through University of Washington. Learn about how students can earn college credit in our Upper School classrooms.
Registration: Students register for concurrent credit directly through UW in the High School. The Bear Creek School does not mediate registration in any way. Students/families must pay registration fees by UW's fall registration deadline.
After registering, students will receive a UW NetID, Husky Card, access to UW libraries, etc.
|2023 – 2024|
|Honors Senior English (Summers)||
ENGLISH 131 (English Composition: Exposition) This course focuses on the study and practice of good writing. Topics derived from a variety of personal, academic, and public subjects. (Reg. # 214924)