Virginia Baptist College offers a dual-enrollment program to juniors and seniors who have a current GPA of 2.5 or higher and whose deportment reflects a level of maturity conducive to a post-secondary environment. These same classes will also be made available to other students who are enrolled in VBC.
These courses will qualify for meeting credit requirements for a high school diploma in many schools and will also provide opportunity for acquiring college credit. There will be at least four 3-credit courses offered each semester. Qualifying juniors and seniors are eligible to acquire up to 54 credits toward a college degree by the time they graduate from high school. Qualifying students may choose to enroll in one or more courses each semester.
Tuition is only $250 per course, which can be paid in four installments. Registration, application, and technology fees are waived for dual enrollment students.
- BI 101 Old Testament Survey
- BI 102 New Testament Survey
- BI 213 Life and Teachings of Christ 1
- BI 214 Life and Teachings of Christ 2
- TH 103 Bible Doctrines 1
- TH 104 Bible Doctrines 2
- EN 101 Composition I
- EN 102 Composition II
- EN 201 English Literature
- EN 202 American Literature
- HI 101 US History I
- HI 102 US History II
- HI 201 Western Civilization I
- HI 202 Western Civilization II
- MA 101 College Math
- SC 101 Life Science
- SC 102 Physical Science
- SP 101 Fundamentals of Speech
The schedule for classes will vary. Courses may be available with a live lecture component. All courses included a recorded lecture component. This provides the greatest flexibility for our students.
They can choose session to session to attend courses live or to watch the recorded lecture that is posted once the live lecture ends. Lectures will range in length from 1.5 hours to 2.5 hours each week.
Our schedule takes into consideration major holidays.
Internet Access and E-mail
All students enrolled in courses at VBC are expected to have regular access to the internet. Students enrolled in online courses will need a high-speed internet connection in order to be able to stream session recordings. All quizzes and tests are taken online outside of class time. All document transfer and grade reporting are completed through the LMS as well. Most communication from the college office and instructors takes place via e-mail. Students will be given a VBC e-mail address. It is expected that students check this e-mail and LMS for announcements daily.
Students have access to their grades and semester averages on a daily basis. There is no reporting to the school until the end of the semester when final grades are sent to the school in the form of an official transcript.
Application and Registration
The application and registration process is handled via the internet. No hand-written applications are accepted. To apply, visit our website, vbc.edu and click on the Apply Now button on the home page. Under “Academic Interest,” choose “Dual Enrollment” as your degree program. Once your application has been accepted, you will be assigned to an advisor to help you through the remainder of the process and will be given access to the LMS where you will register for your classes. You will also be able to view and pay your tuition on this site.