Bishop Guilfoyle

Bishop Guilfoyle

Catholic High School

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Goodness, Discipline, Knowledge

College in High School Program

College Credit for AP® and Dual Enrollment Courses
By successfully completing Advanced Placement® and Dual Enrollment courses at Bishop Guilfoyle, students can earn college credits while in high school. The average cost of a credit at a state university is $690. A Bishop Guilfoyle student pays an average of $55 per credit while in high school.
As with any transfer of credits, students should always check with the college they plan on attending before dual enrolling. For more information, visit the Counseling Office.
 
*Note: Dual Enrollment application information is distributed by the Homeroom teacher in September, each school holds a different deadline for completion and payment.
  • Saint Francis’ Online Application is due by TBA  (Wallstreet, College Stats, and Intro to Exceptionalities, students must complete by TBA) *Payment is due online. 
  • Mount Aloysius’ Paper application and payment is due by TBA to the counseling office.
  • Penn Highlands’ Online is TBD.
http://guilfoylecounseling.weebly.com/forms.html
AP® Courses
Advanced Placement® (AP®) courses provide college-level curriculum developed by College Board, makers of the SAT, to high school students. Students are taught the course by Bishop Guilfoyle teachers during the regular school day.
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC**
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science A
  • Computer Science Principles**
  • Language and Composition
  • Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • Music Theory
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature and Culture*
  • Studio Art:  Drawing
  • U.S. History
  • World History

        *AP Status of these courses pending approval by The College Board
        **offered by online provider
Dual Enrollment Courses
Our Dual Enrollment Program is currently in place with Mount Aloysius College, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, and Saint Francis University. Dual Enrollment courses have been approved by a post-secondary institution as qualifying for college credit. Dual enrollment colleges and courses are as follows:

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
    • Accounting I - 3 credits
    • Accounting II - 3 credits
    • Intro to Business - 3 credits
    • AP® Biology - 4 credits
Saint Francis University
  • Honors Pre-Calculus - 3 credits
  • AP® Calculus AB - 3 credits
  • Anatomy/Physiology - 3 credits
  • Anatomy/Physiology II - 3 credits
  • Physics-4 credits
  • Environmental Sustainability - 3 credits
  • AP® Environmental Science - 3 credits
  • AP® Biology - 3 credits; with Lab - 4 credits
  • Honors College Probabilities and Statistics - 3 credits*
  • Honors Wall Street Business - 3 credits
  • Honors Introduction to Exceptionalities – 3 credits*
  • Honors Fine Arts:  Culture and Values - 3 credits*
  • Introduction to Engineering and STEM- 3 credits*
  • AP® Music Theory - 3 credits
                *professor-in-residence courses are mandatory dual enrollment, including all fees
Mount Aloysius College
  • AP® European History - 3 credits
  • AP® Chemistry - 4 credits
  • Anatomy/Physiology- 4 credits
  • AP® Biology - 4 credits
  • Advanced Microcomputers I - 3 credits
  • Visual Basic Programming - 3 credits
  • AP® Literature and Composition - 3 credits
  • AP® Language and Composition -3 credits

For more information on Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement® courses, please click here.

Associates Degree
The Mountie-Marauder Partnership is a pathway for BG students to significantly advance their educational journey by earning two years of college while in high school.  Completion of this innovative programs allows students to graduate from Bishop Guilfoyle with an Associate of Art in Liberal Arts from Mount Aloysius College.    To request more information on the  College Degree in High School Program, contact the school counseling office at 814-944-4014 or by emailing jbutler@bguilfoyle.org.    
 
College Degree in High School Program

Professors in Residence Program

Saint Francis University professors are bringing their expertise and curriculum into the classrooms at Bishop Guilfoyle. Currently, Bishop Guilfoyle offersfour courses instructed by professors:
  • Honors College Probability and Statistics – 3 credits
  • Honors Introduction to Exceptionalities - 3 credits
  • Honors Wall Street 101: Business in a Global Society – 3  credits
  • Honors Fine Arts: Culture and Values – 3 credits
  • Introduction to Engineering and STEM-  3 credits*

Study Abroad Program...An Extension of the Professors in Residence Program for students who desire to immerse themselves in French culture and education, Bishop Guilfoyle is partnering with Saint Francis University to offer the course, U.S. High School Meets the Middle Ages in South West France, a 3 college credit course for grades 11-12. This course program provides a curriculum study at the Saint Francis University facility in Ambialet, France. Bishop Guilfoyle students who apply and are accepted into the program will travel and study with Saint Francis University professors, learning pre-historical times and antiquity through examining the birth of spirituality and abstract thought in mankind, and then move along to the emergence and development of Christianity during the Roman Empire. Students will visit monuments, ruins, and cathedrals.

Professors in Residence Program