2 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.Juniors will not be allowed to leave campus to take an SFA course.
3 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DEPARTMENTHIGH SCHOOL COURSESFASU COURSEADDITIONAL INFORMATIONEnglishEnglish IIIEnglish 131 and 132Class is weightedEnglish IVOr a combination of two of the following: English 200, 211, 212 ,221, 222, 273SpeechProfessional CommunicationCommunication 111Class is not weightedModern LanguageSpanishSpanish 231 and 232FrenchFrench 231 and 232Spanish Adv. Level IAny Spanish 303 or higherFrench Adv. Level IAny French 303 or higherMathematicsCalculusMath 233 and 234Probability and StatisticsMath 220PrecalculusMath 133 and 139Independent Study In MathMath 138ScienceAstronomyAstronomy 105Chemistry APChemistry 133 and 134PhysicsPhysics 101 and 102Physics APPhysics 131 and 132Scientific Research and DesignGeology 131HealthHealth EducationHealth Science 121Physical Educationone-half credit of PEKin 110, Kin 220, Kin 200, orDan 200 or alternate course with counselor approval.Not an Advanced MeasureSocial StudiesHistoryU.S. History 133 & 134GovernmentPolitical Science 141PsychologyPsychology 133SociologySociology 137EconomicsEconomics 231Business EducationAccounting IAccounting 231Accounting IIAccounting 232Fine ArtsArt and IVArt 100 or 110 or 130prereq: Art I and IIArtArt 280, 281 or 282MusicMusic 140TheatreTheatre 161 or 370DanceDance 140 or 341US HistoryHistory 134Computer ScienceComputer Science 1101
4 Dual Credit Courses offered at NHS Medical TerminologyPrinciples in Health ScienceThrough Angelina College, contact Jamie Cook, NHS Instructor for more info)
5 GradesActual 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.Concurrent courses (taken for university credit only) will not be included on the NHS transcriptFailing a course is anything below 70. NHS credit will not be awarded; however grade will go on transcript.Options for retaking failed coursesAdvanced MeasuresFor extracurricular eligibility purposes, dual credit courses are exemptAccess to Grades: counselors are not allowed access to grades due to FERPA; contact the university with questions/concernsAdvanced Measures: Receiving 80 or above in a 3 hour approved college course will count as 1 measure.
6 Parent/Student Responsibilities Meeting all SFA application requirementsContacting potential universities to inquire how SFA credits will transfer (if your child is NOT going to SFA after graduation)Handling registration packetsYou can download the application packet at (search “dual credit”)SFA paymentRegistering for ACT/SATProviding ACT/SAT scores to the university (NHS will provide TAKS/EOC scores and transcripts)
7 Testing Online Registration ACTTesting Dates:June 8thSATMay 4th, June 1stThere is still time for Juniors to sign up for a test voucher if they qualify for free or reduced lunch!!
8 Miscellaneous Information Scheduling IssuesRegister at SFA quickly to reserve your “spot” in the course.Most important that the student gets NHS credit.Adhering to DeadlinesAug. 9th, 2013 for fall semesterAbsences for extra-curricularSFA does not excuse our absencesScheduling issues: Register as quickly as possible. Classes fill up fast. NHS students are competing with SFA students for spots. SFA will not hold your “spot”
9 Know Your Child Is your child ready to take Dual Credit? Signs your student may not be ready for Dual Credit.Are they responsible? Are they self motivated? Will they take the initiative to register and figure out what they need to take or are you as the parent still doing this for themWill they show up to class? NHS will not be monitoring their absences off campus.Do you still have/need to monitor your child’s grades