The Early College Credit Program at MSOE allows students to continue their education beyond what participating high schools have to offer. Students have the options to get an introduction to many different academic programs as well as taking higher level English, math and science courses. ECCP will provide you with a step ahead of others on your path to higher education.

In order to be eligible for the Early College Credit Program:

  • Students must have completed the 10th grade.
  • Students must have good academic standing and have an acceptable disciplinary record.
  • Students must apply to the post-secondary institution in the semester prior to the one in which the student plans to attend the post-secondary course.
  • Students must apply no later than March 1 for a course to be taken in the fall semester or Oct. 1 for a course to be taken in the spring semester.

How you benefit:

  • You take a college course at no cost.
  • If you successfully complete the course you may be granted high school and college credit. Check with your guidance counselor for your school districts policies.
  • Advanced learning opportunities.
  • Early transitioning to college.

Materials required for application:

Suggested Courses

Although students may enroll in any MSOE course for which they meet the prerequisites, the following freshman level courses have typically been popular with ECCP students. View the Academic Catalog to browse the available courses. In order for your school district to pay for a course, they must first approve your enrollment in that course. Please note that course times vary each semester.

The following are some suggested ECCP courses at MSOE.

  • AC 1103 - Introduction to Actuarial Science (3 credits)
  • BA 1000 - Business Foundations (3 credits)
  • BA 1801 - Business Technology (3 credits)
  • BA 1220 - Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • BE 1005 - Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (3 credits)
  • BI 102 - Cell Biology and Genetics (4 credits)
  • CE-1901 Digital Logic l (4 credits)
  • CH-200, CH-201 Chemistry l, ll (4 credits)
  • CS-1011 Software Development l (4 credits)
  • CS-1021 Software Development ll (4 credits)
  • CS-2852 Data Structures (4 credits)
  • EB-1001 Intro. To Biomolecular Engineering (3 credits)
  • GS 1001, GS 1002, GS 1003 Freshman Studies I, II, III (4 credits)
  • IE 1000 - Introduction to Industrial Engineering Profession (4 credits)
  • IE 1190 - Computer Applications in Industrial Engineering (4 credits)
  • MA 383 Linear Algebra (3 credits)
  • MA 1830 Transition to Advanced Topics in Math (4 credits)
  • MA 1840 Computer Applications in Applied Math (4 credits)
  • MA-136, MA-137, MA-231 Calculus for Engineers l, ll, lll (4 credits)
  • ME-1601 Intro. To Engineering Design (3 credits)
  • PH 2010 Physics 1 Mechanics (4 credits)

General ECCP Timeline

Month Activity
  • Spring registration opens for ECCP (end of month)
  • ECCP schedules for spring will be emailed to student and counselor
  • March 1st: Fall & Winter Agreement Forms due to high school districts
  • Spring quarter starts
  • Initial email confirming ECCP application (fall only)
  • Follow up email if materials are still needed
  • Official ECCP welcome email
  • MSOE account creation
  • Fall registration opens for ECCP (end of month)
  • ECCP schedules for fall will be emailed to student and counselor
  • Fall quarter starts
  • October 1st: Spring Agreement Forms due to high school districts
  • Winter registration opens for ECCP (end of month)
  • ECCP schedules for winter will be emailed to student and counselor
  • Winter quarter starts