Idaho Digital Learning Alliance
The Early College Program has partnered with Idaho Digital Learning Alliance (IDLA) to offer General Education Objective courses through our College of Education. These are also introductory courses for those who are interested in pursuing a degree in education. In order to register for dual credit courses offered through IDLA, students must be admitted as an Early College Program student and register for the course with Idaho State University and IDLA.
In order to be fully admitted to the Early College Program, students must submit an on-line application and a permission form. Students only need to apply and submit a permission form the first time they take dual credit courses from ISU.
How to Apply to the Early College Program
- Go to www.isu.edu/apply and select the "Early College" Apply button
- Application (all items marked with a red asterisk are required)Contact Information: Note: if your mail is delivered to a P.O. Box, please enter this instead of a street address
Citizenship Status: You will chose with US Citizen (born in US), Legal Permanent Resident (non-citizens who are lawfully authorized to live in the US) or Non-immigrant (will need your SSN (or LPN & Visa Type) if you correctly know them
Education: Search by name - begin typing the name of your high school, choose the correct school from the list or you can choose home school if applicable. Enter dates started attending (month and year) and dates of graduation (month and year).
Certification & Signature You will select yes to the certification questions and sign your application.
Entry Term: Select the term that your dual credit course begins (NOT when you plan to enroll after high school). Choose “FALL” if your course starts at the beginning of the school year or Trimester 2. Choose “SPRING” if your course begins spring semester or Trimester 3.
- Complete Consent Form using DocuSign (Required) This is found on the Early College Program website under forms Student will fill out the form and sign it. After clicking finish, it will automatically be sent to their parent/guardian's email for their signature. After the form is completed it will be emailed to the ECP office. NOTE: The consent form can printed off from our website for students over 18 or whose parent's do not have an email address. A completed form can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EDUC 1110 - Education and Schooling in the U.S. (3 Credits)
Survey of historical, sociological, and political issues related to public education and the system of schooling in the U.S. Partially satisfies Objective 6 of the General Education Requirements.
EDUC 2201 - Development and Individual Differences (3 Credits)
Examination of human development/individual difference as a basis for reflecting on learning. PREREQ: 26 credits completed, 2.75 GPA; "C" or higher in ENGL 1101.
EDUC 2204 - Families Community Culture (3 Credits)
Examination of interactions among school, family, community, and culture as a basis for reflecting on the social contexts of learning. Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Objectives.
EDUC 2295 - Field Practicum (1 Credit)
Introduction to fieldwork in education. Fieldwork experiences may include individual and small group tutoring, presentations, involvement in Future Educators associations and service learning. Emphasis on teaching strategies, learning styles, and methods of instruction.
For more information about education programs offered at Idaho State University please visit www.isu.edu/education/
DHS 1110 Intro to Health Professions (3 Credits)
Introduction to health professional programs including an overview of roles and responsibilities of medical, nursing, pharmacy, and allied health professions as well as admissions requirements.
HCA 2210 Medical Terminology and Communication (2 Credits)
This course is intended to be an introduction to the language of a medical vocabulary system. It includes structure, recognition, analysis, definition, spelling, pronunciation, and combination of medical terms and prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms.
For assistance with the application and/or registration process please call the Early College Program office at 208-282-6067.