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1 ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE Dual Credit Program Alvin ISD Get a jump on your college education!

2 Alvin Community College and Alvin Independent School District have teamed up to give Alvin HS students the opportunity to graduate from high school with college credits and for some students, possibly a two year college degree.

3 According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 91,000 Texas high school students are earning college credits through dual credit programs. During school year, over 325 AHS students participated in dual credit classes offered on the Alvin High School campus.

4 AHS Course______________ ACC Course __ Spanish I and II (in one year) SPAN 1411 & 1412 BIM (Business Info. Management) BCIS 1405 May be a part of a students high school schedule on the high school campus. May be taken after the high school day has ended or during the summer at ACC OR

5 Dual Degree Plan

6 ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program Dual Credit AP (Advanced Placement) College course; earning both college & high school credit; credit earned will be on a college transcript High school honors course; must take end of year exam to earn college credit; passing the class does not guarantee college credit 7.0 weighted Grade Points as with Pre-AP courses 8.0 Grade point scale Must meet requirements to participate, dual credit is offered 9 th -12 th grades Anyone can take; most AP courses are offered to Juniors and Seniors

7 Transfer of Dual Credit ACCUHUTTAMUSHSU ENGL 1301ENGL 1303RHE 306ENGL 104ENG 164 ENGL 1302ENGL 1304RHE 309KENGL 203ENG 165 GOVT 2301POLS 1336GOV 310LPOLS 206POL 261 SPCH 1315COMM 1332CMS 305COMM 203SCM 161 MATH 1314MATH 1310M 301MATH 102MATH 170 MATH 1324MATH 1313M 303DMATH 141MTH 199 ECON 2301ECON 2305ECO 304LECON 203ECO 234 SPAN 1411SPAN 1501SPN 406SPAN 101SPN 141 SPAN 1412SPAN 1402SPN 407SPAN 102SPN 142 SPAN 2311SPAN 2301SPN 312KSPAN 201SPN 263 SPAN 2312SPAN 2302SPN 312LSPAN 202SPN 264 HIST 1301HIST 1377HIS 315KHIST105HIS 265 HIST 1302HIST 1378HIS 315LHIST 106HIS 266 PSYC 2301PSYC 1300PSY 301PSYC 107PSY 131 SOCI 1301SOCI 1300SOC 302SOCI 205SOC 261

8 Qualifications : The successful dual credit student should be highly motivated be able to stick to a goal be able to meet deadlines make above average grades possess good study habits meet the course prerequisites

9 Steps to getting Started… Course selection (no more than 2 classes) Course selection (no more than 2 classes) ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

10 College NOW…let me show you how! Select courses on form with high school counselor. Dual Credit courses will have DC next to them French I/II DC Spanish I/II DC Keyboarding DC Business Information Mgmt. I DC Theatre Arts I-DC May select up to 2 DC courses each semester Additional courses require a 3.0 (B avg.) GPA or 85+ for high school average of all courses ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

11 Steps to getting Started… Course selection (no more than 2 classes) Complete (before the end of the school year) Complete (before the end of the school year) ACC Online Application ACC Online Application Early Admission Contract Early Admission Contract Shot Records Shot Records ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

12 Apply online at alvincollege.edu ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program Send shot records to ACC Fill out Early Admissions Contract with Dual Credit Advisor at your high school… BY END OF MAY!!!

13 Steps to getting Started… Course selection (no more than 2 classes) Complete (before the end of the school year) ACC Online Application Early Admission Contract Shot Records Testing - THEA/COMPASS Testing - THEA/COMPASS Recommended to complete before the end of June Recommended to complete before the end of June DEADLINE: MONDAY, August 14th DEADLINE: MONDAY, August 14th ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

14 TESTING All Freshmen and Sophomores MUST take College Placement Exam Reading Writing Math 9 th & 10 th graders MUST pass both Reading and Writing sections *Exception: students only wanting to take a Foreign Language only need to pass Reading ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

15 Manvel HS Saturday, April 6, 2013 Alvin HS Saturday, April 13, 2013 Nolan Ryan JH Saturday, February 16, 2013 Pre-register with your counseling office at your school Paper & Pencil Exam; approximately 10 days for scores to return (home) 5hrs to complete in any order (Suggested order: Reading/Writing/Math) $39.00 ($10.00 to register and $29.00 day of exam) Can take at either high school (Also given at ACC-must preregister at alvincollege.edu) ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

16 Compass Test at ACC Computerized test Must pre-register online at alvincollege.edu (apply to ACC first) Cost $39 – pay online at time of registration Takes approximately 2 hours Must take all 3 parts (Read, Writing, and Math) Receive results immediately

17 Steps to getting Started… Course selection (no more than 2 classes) Complete (before the end of the school year) ACC Online Application Early Admission Contract Shot Records Testing - THEA/COMPASS Recommended to complete before the end of June DEADLINE: MONDAY, August 14th Attend Dual Credit Orientation – Choose from: Attend Dual Credit Orientation – Choose from: May 23 – Alvin HS / 6:00pm May 23 – Alvin HS / 6:00pm June 14 – Manvel HS / 9:00am June 14 – Manvel HS / 9:00am July 30 – ACC / 6:00pm July 30 – ACC / 6:00pm ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

18 ALVIN HIGH SCHOOL May 23 at 6:00pm MANVEL HIGH SCHOOL June 14 at 9:00am ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE July 30 at 6:00pm

19 Steps to getting Started… Course selection (no more than 2 classes) Complete (before the end of the school year) ACC Online Application Early Admission Contract Shot Records Testing - THEA/COMPASS Recommended to complete before the end of June DEADLINE: MONDAY, August 14th Attend Dual Credit Orientation – Choose from: May 23 – Alvin HS / 6:00pm June 14 – Manvel HS / 9:00am July 30 – ACC / 6:00pm Pay for courses and purchase books Pay for courses and purchase books DC Courses are $25 per credit hour; approximately $75 per course DC Courses are $25 per credit hour; approximately $75 per course Payment Deadline will be mid August and you pay online at alvincollege.edu Payment Deadline will be mid August and you pay online at alvincollege.edu ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

20 Only ACC Dual Credit Classes are Only $25.00 per credit hour ($75-$100 per class, plus books)

21 Alvin Community College Dual Credit Program Alvin ISD ACC Dual Credit Advisor Located at your high school to conveniently serve you! Kennon Henry-AHSMonica Silvas- MHS


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