Presentation on theme: "College Credit Opportunities"— Presentation transcript:
1College Credit Opportunities Del Mar CollegeCollege Credit Opportunities
2Coordinator, Early College Programs DEL MAR COLLEGEBob MontezCoordinator, Early College Programs
3Early 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.
4Who 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).
5Benefits High school credit Transferable college credit hours Academic challengesLong range savings on tuition/feesCollege close to home
6DMC-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.
7DMC Courses Students can take college courses: At high school At designated dual credit siteOnlineAt DMC East or West Campus
8CoursesHigh 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).
9TOTAL 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
10Application 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
11DMC 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
12Admissions 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
13Testing Guidelines TSI-Reading 351+ ACT 19+ SAT 500+ TSI-Writing & English363+ and Essay 4 or Essay 5 and aboveTSI-Math350+ACT 20+
14Testing 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
15Meningitis 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.
16TransferabilityBy 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
17Financial 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
18How Can You Succeed? Show Up To Class Do your Homework Communicate with Parents, Counselor and TeachersMake the Commitment