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Dual Credit Information Session
What is Dual Credit? Dual Credit refers to courses taught by NCTC in which students are eligible to receive college and high school credit simultaneously. Courses are limited to those applicable to high school graduation requirements.
NCTC Requirements Must have minimum high school grade point average (GPA) of “B” Exhibit maturity and social behavior necessary to be enrolled in a college level course Be classified a junior or senior Demonstrate college readiness by passing TSI(Texas Success Initiative).
NCTC Application Process Complete NCTC Application for Admission at NCTC staff will be at Bowie High School March 24 to assist with completion of applications. There is no application fee. Orientation will be offered on April 2 at BHS. If you do not attend the orientation on that day, you will be expected to complete it online by yourself. Take TSI which will be offered at BHS on April 11. The cost is $25.
NCTC Registration Process Official HS transcript sent to NCTC admissions Completed Dual Credit Registration form signed by parent, student and HS counselor or representative. Passing TSI score. Provide proof of meningitis vaccination. Payment for tuition and fees/tuition waiver Payment for books
Thoughts on US History Credit If a student does not pass US Hist EOC, he/she must retake US Hist course senior year to fulfill EOC requirements.
BHS Requirements for College Algebra Pass math portion of TSI. Complete Algebra 2 at high school level. College Algebra=4 th math credit
Test Score Requirements TSI- reading 351 or higher writing & essay of 5 or higher writing & essay of 4 or higher math 350 or higher SAT and 500 in Math and 500 in Verbal ACT- 23 Composite and 19 in Math and 19 in verbal
NCTC Testing Information NCTC will be at BHS to administer TSI April 11. Testing Fee’s: All three sections= $25 One section= $10 each Students will need to pay for the test prior to test day. Payment can be made at the NCTC office or online. ngTesting/TestingInformation.aspx
Sample Plan Junior Year Fall Engl 1301 & Hist 1301 Spring Engl 1302 & Hist 1302 Senior Year Fall Engl 2322, Govt 2305 or Math 1314 Spring Engl 2323, Econ 2301 or one of the following Arts 1301, Spch,Psyc 2301
Sample of Daily Schedule MondayTuesdayWed.Thurs.Friday Period 1Band Period 2Spanish 3 Period 3Math Period 4Elective Period 5DC HistDC EnglDC HistDC EnglDC Flex Period 6DC HistDC EnglDC HistDC EnglDC Flex Period 7Science Period 8Athletics
Advanced Placement/Dual Credit Advanced PlacementDual Credit College CreditEach college has specific AP requirements. Yes Advanced MeasureScore at least a 3 on testEarn a “B” or higher CostNo tuition, pay for testPay tuition and books Weighted GPAYes*Yes High School CreditYesEarn a “C” or higher *The following courses will be factored into GPA: Engl 1301,1302,2223,2323; Hist 1301,1302; Math These courses were selected, because there is an advanced placement equivalent offered at Bowie High School.
The BIG Question…. Do these courses transfer to four year universities? Please check with Texas Common Course Numbering System. Most universities accept the core courses. There are very few exceptions.
Common Course NumbersNorth Central Texas CollegeMidwestern State University Course Prefix Course Number Title Course Prefix Course Number Course Prefix Course Number Title ENGL1301Composition I ENGL1301ENGL1113Rhetoric & Composition ENGL1302Composition II ENGL1302ENGL1123Rhetoric & Composition AGRI1131The Agricultural Industry AGRI1131 Sample from Texas Common Course Numbering System
Payment for Tuition and Fees Estimated Cost for Out of County (includes Montague County) 3 credit hours (1 class) $246 6 credit hours (2 classes) $492 Tuition waivers for students on free or reduced lunches are still in place at this time.
Scholarship Information Scholarships are available for Dual Credit students Deadlines do apply Fall- Deadline is April 15 th Spring- Deadline is October 15 th https://my.nctc.edu/ICS/Finance/Scholarships/D ual_Credit_Application.jnz https://my.nctc.edu/ICS/Finance/Scholarships/D ual_Credit_Application.jnz
High School vs. College
Success Depends On… Time management Self-Discipline Consistent study habits Open communication with instructor
Role of Dual Credit Parent 1.Be supportive by reminding student of deadlines. 2.Assist with financial support. 3.Be a listener when he/she becomes frustrated. 4.Be an encourager!