Some high schools now offer AP credit in German. Waldsee's college credit program for high school students takes advanced curriculum to the next level: it offers villagers the opportunity to earn college credit–which can be transferred to any college or university–from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.
Unlike AP courses in German, Waldsee‘s course on Modern Germany merges grammar and language lessons with history and political science. Students (or Studis) learn how Germany’s recent past has shaped Germany’s political system, its economy, its culture and its role as a leader in European and international affairs.
Studis work on independent projects throughout the four-week period, focusing on their own interests in consultation with the course instructor. Some examples of past projects include the history of German fashion, the German Holocaust Memorial and Germany’s current immigration policy. The Studi program is a great preparation for college and is an excellent capstone experience for multi-year villagers.
How to Apply
Unlike our high school credit or language immersion sessions, participants who would like to enroll in the college credit session must apply and be accepted. Learn more about the application requirements for our college credit programs.