Early College

Brickman Center, as seen from the path leading towards the terrace, showcasing the blue-glassed tower

Early College at Bryn Athyn College

Bryn Athyn College is pleased to offer an Early College program to ANCSS seniors and other General Church affiliated high school seniors in 2020-21. Students accepted into the program earn college credit by taking Bryn Athyn College courses either on Bryn Athyn’s campus or synchronously online. Early College students can take up to 3 credits each term, and can choose to take courses in one, two, or all three terms.  Questions? Contact Dr. Wendy Closterman at 267-502-4849 or wendy.closterman@brynathyn.edu.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Successful completion of Junior year
  • High School cumulative, weighted, GPA of at least 3.3

To apply:

  • Complete the online early college application form, including an indication of the desired courses.
  • Submit an official, current transcript.
  • Upload a letter of recommendation from a guidance counselor, faculty member, or principal.

The deadline for completing the early college application is:

  • August 24, 2020 for fall term
  • December 1, 2020 for winter term
  • March 1, 2021 for spring term

Once students pay the $200 fee to participate in the program, they will be registered for courses. Seats in courses are limited. Availability in desired courses will be confirmed at the time of acceptance.

Early College Courses

* This course requires a lab fee.
+This course requires some previous computing experience, such as making a webpage, use of Excel, or some exposure to a programming language.

Fall Term

Thursday September 10, 2020 – Tuesday November 24, 2020

COURSE

COURSE AND TIME

CREDITS

INSTRUCTOR

Comm105

(in person only)

Public Speaking, MWF 2:45-4:00 pm 3 Bernhardt, Suzanne

Dan160

(in person or online)

Dance Ensemble, MW 7:00-8:50 pm 1.5 Bostock, Jessica

Geog110  

(online only)

World Regional Geography, TTh 7:00-8:50 pm 3 Yardumian, Aram

Hist 112

(in person or online)

The Viking World, MWF 2:45-4:00 pm 3 Lawing, Sean

Phil 102

(online only)

Introduction to Philosophy, MWF 2:45-4:00 pm 3 Latta, Marcy

 

Winter Term

Monday January 4, 2021 – Wednesday March 17, 2021

COURSE

COURSE AND TIME

CREDITS

INSTRUCTOR

Comm105  

(in person only)

Public Speaking, MWF 2:45-4:00 pm 3 Bernhardt, Suzanne

Comm130*

(in person or online)

Foundations of Graphic Design, TTh 4:10-6:00 pm 3 Mill, Carl

CSci180

(in person or online)

Structured Programming, TTh 2:50-4:40 pm 3 Simonetti, Neil

Dan160

(in person or online)

Dance Ensemble, MW 7:00-8:50 pm 1.5 Bostock, Jessica

Hebrew110

(in person or online)

Beginning Hebrew I, MWF 2:45-4:00 pm 3 Frazier, Scott

Phil102

(in person or online)

Introduction to Philosophy, MWF 2:45-4:00 pm 3 Latta, Marcy

Rel125

(in person or online)

The Holy Scripture, MWF 2:45-4:00 3 Cole, Stephen

 

Spring Term

Wednesday March 11, 2020 – Wednesday May 27, 2020Monday March 29, 2021 – Wednesday June 9, 2021

COURSE

COURSE AND TIME

CREDITS

INSTRUCTOR

Hebrew111

(in person or online)

Beginning Hebrew II, MWF 2:45-4:00 pm 3 Frazier, Scott