Concurrent Credit Program

Northwest University




The Bear Creek School and Northwest University have partnered to offer concurrent college credit in the following courses. As an accredited university, Northwest University college credit is often transferrable to your college of choice and may be a good and economical way to jump start your college career.

In the fall, this list of courses is reviewed and updated. Applications must be submitted by the deadline; Northwest University does not accept late applications. Students must be enrolled in the appropriate Bear Creek course(s) during this school year in order to receive credit.

Application Deadline: Submit in the Upper School office by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 27, 2019. Fees ($50 per credit) will be invoiced to your Bear Creek account.

2019 – 2020
AP English Language and Composition (Norris) ENGL 2203 (Survey of American Literature) 3 credits
Honors Enlightenment and American Literature (Summers) ENGL 2203 (Survey of American Literature) 3 credits
Modern Christian Thought and Practice (Davison) THEO 1843 (Christianity in a Modern World) 3 credits
Worldview Capstone (Davison) THEO 2413 (Developing a Biblical Worldview) 3 credits
Strength Training (Miller) PEDU 1061 (Weight Training) 1 credit
Health (Miller) PEDU 2523 (Issues in Heath) 3 credits
AP Physics 1: Algebra-based (Graham) SCIE 1283 and 1281 (Physics w/ lab) 4 credits
AP Chemistry (Bell)* SCIE 1203/1 (Survey of Chemistry I w/ lab) 4 credits
AP U.S. History (Wilson) 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

Questions regarding this program may be directed to Alicia Williams,

* Only seniors may apply. In addition, if students matriculate to NU on the nursing track, they would 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.