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Dual Credit NHS Requirements. Dual credit courses for both juniors and seniors may be offered at NHS and/or SFA depending on the course. Dual credit courses.

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1 Dual Credit NHS Requirements

2 Dual credit courses for both juniors and seniors may be offered at NHS and/or SFA depending on the course. Dual credit courses for both juniors and seniors may be offered at NHS and/or SFA depending on the course. Taking dual credit courses after school (or as a night class) is permissible. Taking dual credit courses after school (or as a night class) is permissible.

3 DEPARTMENTHIGH SCHOOL COURSESFASU COURSEADDITIONAL INFORMATION EnglishEnglish IIIEnglish 131 and 132Class is weighted English IVEnglish 131 and 132Class is weighted Or a combination of two of the following: English 200, 211, 212,221, 222, 273 Class is weighted SpeechProfessional CommunicationCommunication 111Class is not weighted Modern LanguageSpanishSpanish 231 and 232Class is weighted FrenchFrench 231 and 232Class is weighted Spanish Adv. Level IAny Spanish 303 or higherClass is weighted French Adv. Level IAny French 303 or higherClass is weighted MathematicsCalculusMath 233 and 234Class is weighted Probability and StatisticsMath 220Class is weighted PrecalculusMath 133 and 139Class is weighted Independent Study In MathMath 138Class is weighted ScienceAstronomyAstronomy 105Class is weighted Chemistry APChemistry 133 and 134Class is weighted PhysicsPhysics 101 and 102Class is weighted Physics APPhysics 131 and 132Class is weighted Scientific Research and DesignGeology 131Class is weighted HealthHealth EducationHealth Science 121Class is not weighted Physical Educationone-half credit of PEKin 110, Kin 220, Kin 200, or Dan 200 or alternate course with counselor approval. Not an Advanced Measure Class is not weighted Social StudiesHistoryU.S. History 133 & 134Class is weighted GovernmentPolitical Science 141Class is weighted PsychologyPsychology 133Class is weighted SociologySociology 137Class is weighted EconomicsEconomics 231Class is weighted Business EducationAccounting IAccounting 231Class is weighted Accounting IIAccounting 232Class is weighted Fine ArtsArt and IVArt 100 or 110 or 130prereq: Art I and II Class is weighted ArtArt 280, 281 or 282Class is not weighted MusicMusic 140Class is not weighted TheatreTheatre 161 or 370Class is not weighted DanceDance 140 or 341Class is not weighted Social StudiesUS HistoryHistory 134Class is weighted Computer ScienceComputer Science 1101Class is weighted

4 Dual Credit Courses offered at NHS Medical Terminology Medical Terminology Principles in Health Science Principles in Health Science Through Angelina College, contact Jamie Cook, NHS Instructor for more info) Through Angelina College, contact Jamie Cook, NHS Instructor for more info)

5 Grades Actual grade (unweighted) is recorded on the NHS transcript. Weighted grades are used for ranking only. Actual grade (unweighted) is recorded on the NHS transcript. Weighted grades are used for ranking only. NHS will not have access to grades from SFA until the end of the semester due to FERPA. NHS will not have access to grades from SFA until the end of the semester due to FERPA. Concurrent courses (taken for university credit only) will not be included on the NHS transcript Concurrent courses (taken for university credit only) will not be included on the NHS transcript Failing a course is anything below 70. NHS credit will not be awarded; however grade will go on transcript. Failing a course is anything below 70. NHS credit will not be awarded; however grade will go on transcript. –Options for retaking failed courses Advanced Measures Advanced Measures For extracurricular eligibility purposes, dual credit courses are exempt For extracurricular eligibility purposes, dual credit courses are exempt

6 Parent/Student Responsibilities Meeting all SFA application requirements Meeting all SFA application requirements Contacting potential universities to inquire how SFA credits will transfer (if your child is NOT going to SFA after graduation) Contacting potential universities to inquire how SFA credits will transfer (if your child is NOT going to SFA after graduation) Handling registration packets Handling registration packets –You can download the application packet at www.sfasu.edu (search dual credit) SFA payment SFA payment Registering for ACT/SAT Registering for ACT/SAT Providing ACT/SAT scores to the university (NHS will provide TAKS/EOC scores and transcripts) Providing ACT/SAT scores to the university (NHS will provide TAKS/EOC scores and transcripts)

7 Testing Online Registration ACT ACT www.actstudent.org ww.actstudent.org Testing Dates: June 8 th SAT SAT www.sat.collegeboard.com Testing Dates: Testing Dates: May 4 th, June 1 st There is still time for Juniors to sign up for a test voucher if they qualify for free or reduced lunch!!

8 Miscellaneous Information Scheduling Issues Scheduling Issues –Register at SFA quickly to reserve your spot in the course. –Most important that the student gets NHS credit. Adhering to Deadlines Adhering to Deadlines –Aug. 9th, 2013 for fall semester Absences for extra-curricular Absences for extra-curricular –SFA does not excuse our absences

9 Know Your Child Is your child ready to take Dual Credit?


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