Presentation on theme: "College Credit Opportunities"— Presentation transcript:
1 College Credit Opportunities Del Mar CollegeCollege Credit Opportunities
2 Coordinator, Early College Programs DEL MAR COLLEGEBob MontezCoordinator, Early College Programs
3 Early College Programs Mission:To provide fully accredited occupational, academic, and pre professional courses leading to certificates, associate degrees, and/or the first two year of transferable credit toward baccalaureate degrees.
4 Who is Eligible to Apply? For students:Who are juniors, seniors, or sophmores who have completed 10 high school credits.Who have passed the testing component or are exempt,Who are approved by their high school counselor, principal, and parent to enroll in a college class(es).
5 Benefits High school credit Transferable college credit hours Academic challengesLong range savings on tuition/feesCollege close to home
6 DMC-Open EnrollmentDel Mar College is an “open-admission” institution,No capped enrollment,Offers over 50 degree programs of study,Many students come to DMC to take the “basics” or what is known as the core curriculum.
7 DMC Courses Students can take college courses: At high school At designated dual credit siteOnlineAt DMC East or West Campus
8 CoursesHigh School students can take a variety of courses depending on their interest. Most students take courses in the core curriculum (i.e. ENGL, MATH, BIOL, HIST, GOVT, PSYC).
9 TOTAL Dual Credit enrollments DC Enrollment – Spring 2014TOTAL Dual Credit enrollments1,479 students enrolled in 2731 courses19 school districts, 25 high schools, and homeschooled studentsDual Credit students make up 14.9% of DMC’s enrollment
10 Application Process DMC Admissions online through www.applytexas.org Submit official high school transcriptsComplete the Pre-Assesment Activity (PAA)Submit qualifying TSI test scoresSubmit proof of Meningitis vaccineDual Credit Form
11 DMC Dual Credit Costs $99/ 3 hr. course Regular Del Mar Student- $350/ 3hr courseApproximately $900-$1000/ 3hr at some universitiesLab fees, textbooks & supplies extraOne price for in or out of district students
12 Admissions DeadlinesSummer and Fall 2014 enrollment begins Monday, April 7, 2014 until August, 2014Summer I Classes begin Tuesday, May 27, 2014Summer II Classes begins Monday, July 7, 2014Fall 2014 Classes begin Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
13 Testing Guidelines TSI-Reading 351+ ACT 19+ SAT 500+ TSI-Writing & English363+ and Essay 4 or Essay 5 and aboveTSI-Math350+ACT 20+
14 Testing Exemptions SAT ACT 500+ Verbal and Mathematics with these two scores combined score of 1070 or >ACT19 or better on Reading and Writing subject tests and 20 for Math with an overall Composite score of 23
15 Meningitis Vaccination New state law requires all students under the age of 21 to submit proof of their Meningitis vaccination.Most students who are in high school are in compliance with this law.Submit a copy of your current vaccination record with your DMC application.Note: Meningitis shot record is good for five years and records must show that the student’s shot record is updated prior to entering DMC.
16 TransferabilityBy law, Texas public universities and community colleges accept any designated core coursework with a grade of “C” or better from other Texas public universities and community colleges, consistent with Texas Education Code § and Texas Administrative Code §4.28
17 Financial Aid $$$ Fin Aid 698-1293 Recommended priority deadline for FAFSA and the Financial Aid Dual Credit Form by May 15th for Fall 2014Ruth Perez-Contact person at DMC FAFin Aid
18 How Can You Succeed? Show Up To Class Do your Homework Communicate with Parents, Counselor and TeachersMake the Commitment