Students must select courses from the Auburn First course list. These courses count toward post-secondary general education requirements and lay the foundation for academic success at the college level. High school seniors who have earned prior Auburn First credit are eligible to take courses outside the Auburn First course list.

Auburn instructors have designed the following courses below to meet quality and accessibility standards that will allow students to maximize their academic potential. Auburn First courses will guide students to learn, practice, and complete thoughtfully created assignments that lay a strong foundation for their future. Information about our Student Orientation and registration is included in the Next Steps email you will receive after your application has been fully processed. Students must complete the Student Orientation course to register for their first semester.

Unless specifically noted, Auburn First courses are offered online, asynchronously, to participating students. This means that there are no set class meeting times, and students can work at their own pace around their high school schedule. Students will be expected to meet the due dates and deadlines set by their professor, but they will not be required to log in and “attend” class.

Students will access their Auburn First courses and complete coursework using Canvas. Please note if your high school uses Canvas, your Auburn First courses will not appear there! They should be accessed at

Our most up-to-date course offerings can be found at or by navigating to the ‘Courses’ tab.

**All courses are subject to seat availability. The Auburn First team encourages students to apply early to secure their first choice.

***Auburn First course registration for spring semesters opens in October. Registration for summer and fall semesters opens in March.



Auburn First remains committed to exploring ways to support our student’s college and career aspirations. Our program aims to prepare high school students for a rigorous college experience, ensuring their success as Auburn University students and helping them achieve their academic goals. This unique selection of courses is designed for high school seniors who have demonstrated success in their Auburn First coursework. These courses do not count toward automatic admission.

Click here to view the Senior Experience courses.