What is Dual Credit?
Dual credit is a process by which an eligible high school student enrolls in a college course and receives simultaneous academic credit for the course from both the college and the high school. While dual credit courses are often taught on the secondary school campus to high school students only, a high school student can also take a course on the college campus and receive both high school and college credit. These courses are stepping stones from high school to college, serving as a path to academic degree programs.
Am I Eligible?
If you are a college ready high school student, you may qualify for this outstanding opportunity.
To qualify a student must:
- Be a high school student
- Meet high school or school district requirements for taking a dual credit class
- Meet any required course prerequisites
- Obtain permission from school and parent to take the course(s)
- Must demonstrate college readiness by passing relevant sections of the TSI college readiness assessment test (TSIA), if not otherwise exempt:
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