Passport PNW

Get a head start on your PNW degree! Choose from one of our 15 Passport PNW programs, which provide concurrent enrollment course options, student engagement opportunities and access to on-campus courses to create a seamless transition into your PNW degree and a faster track towards graduation.

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A degree in accounting can open the door to a variety of career and job opportunities. Whether your career interests lie in the corporate world, small business operations, not-for-profit organizations or education, an accounting degree will provide you with the skill set to become a more effective decision maker.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • ACC 20000*
  • BUSM 10100*
  • COM 11400*
  • ECON 25100*
  • ENGL 10400*
  • ENGL 10500*
  • Humanities Elective*
  • MA 15300*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Attend CEP events on campus
  • Explore possible careers in business and accounting
  • Be assigned a student mentor from the College of Business Ambassador Program
  • Get free membership for the FAC
  • Standardized tests will be waived for admissions
  • Attend a summer retreat at PNW before your first semester

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  • ISM 10200**
  • MKG 22400**
  • BUSM 35400**

** Fulfills major requirements

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This general biology degree provides you with a solid scientific foundation in the discipline. We offer a wide selection of biology electives to match a wide range of career goals.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • CHEM 115*
  • CHEM 116*
  • COM 114*
  • ENGL 104*
  • ENGL 105*
  • MA 163*
  • MA 164*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Meet other concurrent enrollment students through our Brightspace page
  • Attend a biology department career night
  • Engage in math prep workshops ahead of starting college
  • Be paired with a student mentor in the biology department
  • Attend guest lectures by PNW faculty in your high school classes
  • Attend a Welcome to Campus day
  • Be assigned a faculty mentor
  • Attend a Welcome to Campus day for other biology students

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  • BIOL 10100**
  • BIOL 10700**
  • BIOL 10200**

** Fulfills major requirements

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Our program provides several paths toward non-clinical occupations within the healthcare sector. It also offers preparation for graduate studies in health services research, public health or health education. You can also pursue pre-professional tracks in pre-occupational therapy, pre-physical therapy and pre-chiropractic medicine.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • BIOL 213*
  • BIOL 214*
  • CHEM 115*
  • COM 114*
  • ENGL 104*
  • ENGL 105*
  • MA 153*
  • SOC 100*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Take part in student mentoring
  • Access to special health studies scholarships
  • Transportation to campus for on-campus classes
  • Full orientation week for health studies passports to give you a

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  • HST 10800**
  • HST 20000**

** Fulfills major requirements

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As a computer information technology major, you’ll take courses that span knowledge areas including computational thinking, programming, networking technologies, operating systems, information assurance, web systems technology and database design and implementation.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Take part in a summer camp with other Passport students
  • Access to special Passport student scholarships
  • Special internships for Passport students
  • Complete first year experience (ITS 100) on campus before starting at PNW

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  • ITS 10000**
  • ITS 11000**
  • ITS 17000**
  • ITS 13500**
  • ITS 14000**
  • ITS 24000**

** Fulfills major requirements

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Through the application of physics, math and programming, electrical engineers develop systems that control, monitor and communicate with everything around us. Areas of electrical engineering include computers, control systems, communication systems, signal processing, microelectronics and power/energy systems.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • MA 16300*
  • CHEM 11500*
  • COM 11400*
  • POL 101/HIST 104/HIST 105/HIST 151/HIST 152*
  • MA 16400*
  • ENGL 10400*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Take transportation to campus for on-campus courses
  • Take part in summer workshops
  • Be paired with a student mentor

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  • ENGR 18600**
  • ENGR 19000**
  • ENGR 15100**

** Fulfills major requirements

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Our nationally ranked engineering programs offer undergraduate, graduate and 4+1 degree options that will prepare you for the 21st century.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • MA 154/MA 148*
  • HIST 104*
  • POL 101*
  • EAS 113/BUSM 101*
  • MA 147/153*
  • ENGL 104*
  • COM 114*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Participate in special campus visits
  • Major specific tutoring
  • Take Passport courses on campus with your cohort
  • Arrange for transportation to campus for classes
  • Participate in a summer workshop
  • Special consideration for student scholarships

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  • ECET 210**
  • ECET 10001**
  • ECET 109**

** Fulfills major requirements

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The coursework and field experiences in this program acquaint you with the rich diversity found in K-12 classrooms. In these rich learning environments, you’ll practice pedagogies appropriate for each grade level context and learn alongside talented school-based educators.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • STAT 30100*
  • ENGL 10400*
  • COM 11400*
  • SCI 11200*
  • ENGL 10500*
  • HIST 10400 or 10500*
  • HIST 15100 or 15200*
  • POL 10100*
  • MA 15300*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Invite PNW student ambassadors visit your high school
  • Join a School of Education and Counseling student PRIDE, connecting with other high school and PNW education students
  • Attend free test prep workshops
  • Pair with a PNW Student Mentor

Take PNW classes on campus to speed up progress

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  • EDPS 22000**
  • EDPS 28500**
  • EDCI 27300**

** Fulfills major requirements

Advisor Information

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Through foundational and methodological courses, field placements and mentorship, this dynamic program trains you to become a innovative and effective teacher who is capable of working with all learners.

As a Special Needs concentration student, you’ll learn to help K-12 children reach their full potential, regardless of their socio-economic status, cultural background or severity of disability.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • STAT 30100*
  • ENGL 10400*
  • COM 11400*
  • SCI 11200*
  • ENGL 10500*
  • HIST 10400* or 10500*
  • HIST 15100* or 15200*
  • POL 10100*
  • MA 15300*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Attend free test-prep workshops
  • Pair with a PNW Student Mentor
  • Join a School of Education and Counseling student PRIDE, connecting with other high school and PNW education students

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  • EDPS 22000**
  • EDPS 28500**
  • EDCI 27300**

** Fulfills major requirements

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This program prepares you for careers in education, research, archives, management and government, as well as graduate study. Our talented faculty foster a dynamic classroom environment that brings history alive and encourages you to use your knowledge to solve contemporary problems.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • ENGL 10400*
  • ENGL 10500*
  • COM 11400*
  • HIST 15100*
  • HIST 15200*
  • HIST 10400*
  • HIST 10500*
  • ECON 21000*
  • AD 25500*
  • AD 11300*
  • World Languages 10100/10200/10300/10400*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Share resources (Kahoot, Brightspace, and Quizlets)
  • Join the History Club at PNW
  • Attend special campus visit days for Passport students
  • Participate in National History Day
  • Work with a PNW Student Mentor
  • Take the first year experience course before starting at PNW
  • Receive special consideration for History Passport Student Scholarships

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  • HIST 10800**

** Fulfills major requirements

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The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) major with a Concentration in Early Childhood is designed for an aspiring human services professional who wants to work with children (from birth through age 8) and their families.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • COM 11400*
  • ENGL 10400*
  • ENGL 10500*
  • World Language 10100*
  • World Language 10200*
  • World Language 20100*
  • World Language 20200*
  • HIST 15100/15200*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Meet a current PNW student who will be your peer mentor
  • Explore eligibility for the CHESS student scholarship

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  • HDFS 10100**
  • HDFS 21000**

**Fulfills major requirements

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Manufacturing robotic components, designing machine elements with 3-D printing, operating computer-controlled manufacturing processes, efficient thermal-management systems and failure-analysis simulation are all part of the discipline known as mechanical engineering technology.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Participate in career exploration workshops
  • Take test prep
  • Have a student mentor
  • Have access to online/hybrid PNW courses while in high school

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  • MET 242**
  • MET 100**
  • MET 161**
  • MET 141**

** Fulfills major requirements

Explore The Program

A mechatronics engineering technology degree will prepare you to design and develop industrial automation systems that include robotics, vision systems and computer integration for the high-speed manufacturing and service industries.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Be paired with a PNW student mentor
  • Participate in research with faculty and current PNW students
  • Participate in a summer workshop or camp

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  • ECET 10900**

** Fulfills major requirements

EXPLORE THE PROGRAM

Environmental health and safety involves the prevention of accidents, illnesses, fires, explosions and other events that harm people, property and the environment. Our professionals are important in many industries, including communication, consulting, construction, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, transportation, petroleum and utilities.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • ENGL 10400*
  • COM 11400*
  • PSY 12000*
  • ECON 21000*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Be paired with a faculty or student mentor
  • Take OLS 13100 on campus

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  • MA 14700**
  • OLS 16300**
  • OLS 25200**
  • ENGL 22000**
  • STAT 13000/MA 14800**
  • CIS 10400**
  • OLS 13100**

** Fulfills major requirements

Explore The Program

If you’re passionate about the environment we live in, our degree in physical sciences with an environmental science concentration can prepare you for a career that truly makes a difference. This program provides the chemical and physical training you’ll need to work in important fields like environmental monitoring and remediation, global policy, meteorology and oceanography.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • COM 11400*
  • CHEM 11500*
  • ENGL 10400*
  • ENGL 10500*
  • CHEM 11600*
  • BIOL 11000*
  • BIOL 11100*
  • MA 16300/16400/STAT 30100*
  • ECON 21000*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Attend seminars to help prepare you for college (study habits, technology skills, and more!)
  • Participate in Environmental Club
  • Attend a summer STEM camp on campus
  • Join a cohort of Passport PNW environmental chemistry students from area high schools
  • Learn more about PNW research and science fair with PNW faculty
  • Take part in STEM on the road

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  • Take the first-year experience course on campus**
  • EAS 11000**
  • EAS 22000**

** Fulfills major requirements

Explore The Program

Majoring in Spanish fosters a deep understanding of other cultures, languages and literatures, preparing students to play an active role in today’s globalizing world. Students in this major learn new languages, explore fascinating cultures and come to know other societies firsthand through study-abroad programs.

Relevant Dual-Credit Courses

  • COM 11400*
  • ENGL 10400*
  • ENGL 10500*
  • HIST 10500*
  • MA 15300*
  • POL 10100*
  • SPAN 10100*
  • SPAN 10200*
  • SPAN 20100*
  • SPAN 20200*

* Fulfills general education requirements

Concurrent Enrollment Participants Can…

  • Meet your Spanish faculty members at PNW events
  • Watch for grant opportunities to support your concurrent enrollment education
  • Meet with a PNW Peer Mentor in Spanish
  • Attend special Passport PNW Spanish events on campus (tours, clubs and more!)

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  • SPAN 29000**

**Fulfills major requirements

The Path to Progress

Follow our Passport PNW timeline to get an early start on your chosen major! See the steps below.

  • Meet with high school counselor to determine dual credit/AP offerings
  • Review Passport PNW areas of study to start determining interest
  • Plan Dual Credit/Concurrent Enrollment schedule
  • Complete PNW application and registration for CEP courses
  • Indicate interest in one or more Passport PNW programs
  • Focus on general education CEP courses
  • Participate in Passport PNW program specific student engagement opportunities for those programs identified
  • Plan senior schedule – refer to specific Passport plan for course suggestions

Summer After Junior Year

  • Consider taking course(s) for program on campus at PNW
  • Continue to participate in specific Passport engagement opportunities
  • Register for senior year CEP courses
  • Connect with CEP Advisor at PNW

Summer After Senior Year

  • Consider taking course(s) for program on campus at PNW
  • Attend NSO
  • Welcome To PNW!
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Anne Gregory

Anne E. Gregory, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Anne Gregory earned her Ph.D. from Purdue University in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Early Literacy.

219-785-5236

OCE@pnw.edu

Contact Us
Anne Gregory

Anne E. Gregory, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Anne Gregory earned her Ph.D. from Purdue University in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Early Literacy.

219-785-5236

OCE@pnw.edu