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April 24, 2014. Overview of dual credit and AP Dual credit student eligibility Fees/tuition and payment process Fringe Benefits of dual credit Transferring.

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1 April 24, 2014

2 Overview of dual credit and AP Dual credit student eligibility Fees/tuition and payment process Fringe Benefits of dual credit Transferring credits to other universities Special situations (should I enroll in dual credit or not?) Enrollment process Question-answer time

3 Earn high school and college credit at the same time Classes taught at MHS by MHS instructors with advanced degrees Cooperation with NWMSU faculty liaisons Resources MHS Dual credit website (www.mhsguid.maryville.k12.mo.us) MHS Dual credit website NWMSU Dual credit website (www.nwmissouri.edu/outreach/dualcredit) NWMSU Dual credit website

4 Course curriculum approved by The College Board Earn a specified score on the May AP exam and colleges will award credit Calculus class = AP Calculus AB Exam English Literature class = AP English Literature and Composition Exam Psychology class = AP Psychology Exam Resources College Board website (http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/abo ut.html) College Board website

5 Cumulative GPA of ACT Composite OR 100 (80) Combined Percentile Index OR 18 PLAN CompositeCombined Percentile Index Specific Course eligibility Composition (Honors English IV) – ACT English subscore of 19 or PLAN English subscore of 16 or successfully complete writing challenge Calculus – ACT math subscore of 27 or PLAN math subscore of 24 or (considered on individual basis) completion of precalculus with an A or B on transcript Precalculus, College Algebra, College Statistics – ACT math subscore of 21 or PLAN math subscore of 18 You are allowed to take a class for high school credit, but elect not to enroll in the dual credit (College Statistics and College Algebra are an exception)

6 ACT scores must be sent directly to NWMSU from ACT. NWMSU will NO LONGER accept scores from high school transcripts. This applies to dual credit students and also to traditional college freshman applicants. If you didnt have your ACT score sent to NWMSU when you registered for the ACT, you must log in to your account and request it to be sent (a $12 fee will apply to send a past test score). FYI….Several other universities are following this same policy. Be sure to send your ACT scores directly to them.

7 Calculus Must have completed pre-calculus Psychology No prerequisites English Literature Must have completed Honors English III AP Cost Approx. $89 per test

8 Discounted tuition rate - $97 per credit hour or $107 per credit hour for online courses (regular undergraduate tuition/fees are approximately $265 per credit hour) Billed by NWMSU Enroll now…can make monthly payments beginning in August, ½ of total due in Sept. Enroll fall… ½ of total due in Sept Payment plans are available through NWMSU Cashiering office ( )

9 Get a Bearcat ID Card Allows free admission to home athletic events Allows full use of NWMSU library Receive your own NWMSU account Check out a NWMSU laptop to use for the year

10 Visit the website of the college you plan to attend Find the Transfer Equivalency link, usually best found by going to Admissions-transfer student Enter NWMSU course number to see how each class will transfer Example, Composition I to MUComposition I to MU You can also call the Admissions office of the college and ask to talk to a transfer specialist

11 Composition I (Honors English IV) If attending NWMSU, and ACT English subscore is >27 you may not want to enroll in dual credit (DO TAKE THE CLASS BUT MAYBE NOT FOR DUAL CREDIT) Degree Audit function on CatPaws (for current dual credit students – log in using your 919 number) – get to CatPaws by clicking on Connect from then select CatPawswww.nwmissouri.edu

12 You can enroll now for classes you will take next fall by filling out the enrollment form Enrolling now works better for MHS Can make changes at beginning of next year if necessary (If drop ALL classes, $50 fee) If taking Speech II 2 nd semester, you wont enroll in it for the fall. There will be another enrollment period for 2 nd semester. If taking online dual credit General Statistics or College Algebra, MUST enroll this spring. Animal Science enrollment handled through Ag Department

13 Questions??? Enrollment forms


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