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Pre-College Course Offerings

Qualified high school juniors and seniors are invited to participate in our specialized Pre-College Block which is specifically designed for ambitious high school students to test out the Block Plan. Each course in the Pre-College Block earns .75 CC units (3 semester hours) of college credit in 2.5 weeks, and cost $3,450 for tuition. Students are also able to participate in over 20 courses offered in Block A and Block B alongside Colorado College undergraduates. 

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Pre-College Block

July 9 — 25

EN 102: Cross Genre Writing WorkshopStudents outdoors

Associate Professor Steven Hayward

This high-energy workshop allows creative writers to try their hands at a range of styles. From prose to spoken word to plays, we will explore across genres, building a tool box of literary adventure.



EV 100: From Grasslands to GlaciersRS52205_ss22

Associate Professor Mike Taber

This course is an invitation to experience and explore the rich natural history of the Pikes Peak region. We will focus on the defining climate zones in the Pikes Peak region: from grasslands to woodlands to montane to subalpine to alpine.



FG 106: Do #AllLivesMatter?: Historical and Contemporary Protest in the U.S.Student+Protest

Assistant Professor Heidi R. Lewis

Focusing primarily on Feminist and Critical Media Studies, this course allows students to examine mediated constructions of and debates about protests as early as Nat Turner’s revolt in 1831 and as recently as the anti-fascism protests at the University of California-Berkeley in August 2017.



PS  203: Global Health and International Developmentpossible APS

Professor Andrew Price-Smith

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this course introduces students to improvements, growing inequalities, and social justice in global health from historical, biological, economic, and political perspectives.



PS 102: Freedom and Empire: The Drama of Ancient PoliticsRS49893_IMG_1588

Assistant Professor John Grace

This course examines the gripping drama of ancient Roman politics, from the struggle for freedom to the temptations of empire, as it is notoriously described by Machiavelli in “The Prince,” and vividly portrayed in Shakespeare’s Roman plays.



Block A

May 30 — June 22

Course Title and NumberInstructorUnitsCosts

AS 220: Photography

Powell, Emma 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

T:$4,600
FM 102: Basic Filmmaking Haskell, Clay 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

T: $4,600

FR 101: Elementary French 1 Tallent, Alistaire 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

T: $4,600

GS 247: Introduction to Museum Studies Tucker, Rebecca 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

  T: $4,600
GY 135: Geology of the Pikes Peak Region Gibson, Tim 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

T: $4,600

PF: $150

HY 200: American History, American Film Rommel-Ruiz, W. 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

 T: $4,600
MA 117: Probability and Statistics Brown, David 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

 T: $4,600
MA 126: Calculus 1 Hogenson, Kirsten 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

 T: $4,600
MU 228/FM 225: Topics: Film Scoring in Theory & Practice Ben-Amots, Ofer and Jirasek, Jan 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

 T: $4,600
PC 133: Astronomy Burciaga, Juan 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

 T: $4,600

 PF: $60

PY 100: Introduction to Psychology Erdal, Kristi 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

 T: $4,600
SO 101/FG 206/RM 200: Inequality in the U.S. Murphy-Geiss, Gail 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

 T: $4,600
SW 259: Ritual and Medicine of the Southwest Guerra, Santiago 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

 T: $4,600

Block B

June 26 — July 20

Course Title and NumberInstructorUnitsCosts
AS 110 : Topics: Book Arts and Letterpress
Holtsnider, Lucy 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

T: $4,600

AS 211: Topics: Fiber Arts
Steiner, Jeanne  1 CC Unit (4 Semester Hours) T: $4,600

EN 211: Reading Fiction
Butte, George 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

T: $4,600

FR 102: Elementary French

Tallent, Alistaire 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

T: $4,600

GR 220/FM 200/CO 200/FG 206/GR 320: Intermediate Topics in German Studies: The Antihero

Lisiecki, Chet 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

T: $4,600

MA 129: Calculus II

Nguyen, Nguyen 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

T: $4,600

PA 250/EV 261: Topics in Asian Studies: Buddhism, Society, and Ecology

Bandarage, Asoka 1 CC Unit

(4 Semester Hours)

T: $4,600

PH 260: Existential Philosophy

Furtak, Rick

T: $4,600

PS 270: Liberty and Equality Grace, Eve 1 CC Unit (4 Semester Hours) T: $4,600

Blocks A & B

May 30 — July 20

Date Course Title and NumberInstructorUnits Costs
5/30 - 7/20

CL 111: Latin for Beginners Thakur, Sanjaya 2 CC Units

(8 Semester Hours)

T: $9,200

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