Online Summer Courses

Get a jump start on your college education by enrolling in summer classes at Dordt College.

These summer courses, led by Dordt faculty, are held online (based on availability) for incoming freshmen and transfer students for $285/credit. High school seniors (seniors during the 2016-17 academic year) are also eligible to attend the online courses marked with the * symbol.

Session I: May 16–June 24

BUAD 206: Principles of Marketing (3 credits) Dale Zevenbergen

BUAD 301: Business Law I (3 credits) Donald Roth

*CORE 130: Health, Sport, and the Body (1.5 credits) Nathan Wolf

*CORE 150: Biblical Foundations (3 credits) Jason Lief

*PSYC 204: Lifespan Development (3 credits) Mark Christians

Session II: July 5–August 12

*CORE 120: English Composition (3 credits) Luke Hawley

*CORE 180: Responding to Literature (3 credits) Rose Postma

*SOC 201: Sociology and Social Justice (3 credits) Kristin Van De Griend

Full Summer Course: May 16–August 12

*STAT 131: Elementary Statistics (4 credits) Valorie Zonnefeld

* course open to high school students who will be seniors during the 2016-17

Course Requirements and Policies

  • Courses require a significant amount of work and dedication from students. Three credit Session I and II courses require approximately 22.5 hours of work each week and 1.5 credit courses will require about half that much time. STAT 131 is a full summer course that requires about 15 hours of work each week.
  • The cost is $285/credit and payment is due on the first day of class. 
  • Students can drop the course and receive a full refund and without an academic record if they drop the course by the close of business on Friday of the first week of classes. Students have until the close of business on the Friday of the end of week three to withdraw from the course with a pro-rated tuition refund. In the case of a withdrawal, the class will be listed as a "W" on the student's Dordt College transcript.


The application process will remain open until the first day of class or until the slots have filled up. 

Complete the online application for summer admission. Admission for summer classes is open until the first day of class or until all available seats are filled.