Presentation on theme: " Dual Credit - Credit is earned for both high school and college at the same time Dual credit courses may count for both high school and college credit."— Presentation transcript:
Dual Credit - Credit is earned for both high school and college at the same time Dual credit courses may count for both high school and college credit upon successful completion of college courses with a minimum grade of “C”
To be eligible, the student must: › Be classified as a junior or senior › Submit record of immunization against bacterial meningitis › Remain enrolled in and satisfy the requirement(s) of the college course(s) › Meet the college entrance requirements › Be enrolled in the high school courses required for graduation that meet local and state requirements › Maintain a full daily schedule of classes at the high school Students must complete: › the application process – applytexas.org or on paper from TVCC › a concurrent form signed by a parent/guardian
Students planning to use college courses as a “Distinguished Measure” on the Distinguished High School Graduation Plan must have a minimum grade of “B” Books, fees, tuition, and transportation are the student/parent responsibility
English 3: ENG 1301/1302 English 4: ENG 2322/2323 or ENG 2332/2333 U.S. History: HIST 1301/1302 Speech: SPCH 1315/1321 Government: GOVT 2305 Economics: ECON 2306 Computer Class** Other courses are available – see course offering sheet
TVCC limits the number of dual credit courses that may be taken per semester 2 classes per semester Special permission may be granted to take 3 courses ONLY to students who have successfully completed coursework at TVCC (B or better)
Submit an Application to TVCC Submit record of immunization against bacterial meningitis to TVCC Complete the TSI requirements TAKS Scores, SAT/ACT scores, THEA or ACCUPLACER
FALL & SPRING Students will be registered for classes by counselors Return the concurrent form to Counseling Center by required date Apply for a scholarship for tuition and/or books Pay for courses & books SUMMER Students must register & enroll for classes on their own Get concurrent form, transcript & test scores from Counseling Center Pay for courses & books
HOW do I apply? Complete your application via the paper application from TVCC or online at applytexas.org with the Texas Common Application (submit to TVCC)
The TSI is designed to measure competency in reading, writing, and mathematics It is used for placement purposes All students not eligible for an exemption must take an approved placement test prior to enrolling in any Texas public college or university
TAKS 10 th or 11 th Grade 2200 Scale Score ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies 3 Writing Subscore ACT 19 Math 19 Verbal 23 Composite SAT 500 Math 500 Verbal 1070 Composite
The purpose of this assessment is to find out what level you should start your coursework. If you do not place at “college level,” that means you need to focus on your high school work at this time. This is not uncommon.
SUMMER 1 SUMMER 2 FALL MAY 29 – JULY 3 JULY 10 – AUGUST 14 AUGUST 27 - DECEMBER 10
$120 per course for students taking dual credit courses $210 per course for students taking courses for college credit only You will be required to pay your tuition directly to TVCC
You have to buy books in college! PHS has a limited number of books available for students in English and US History. If you do not receive a book from the school, you may purchase books from TVCC or your preferred retailer.
Check the TVCC Fall Schedule booklet in the counselors’ office or at TVCC online for the class or classes that fit your schedule
We will enroll students for the fall and spring semesters as long as you meet the paperwork deadlines. If you miss the deadline for PHS you must register on your own. It is important that you register at the time designated on the registration schedule on the TVCC website: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Wednesday, August 22 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 23 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
August 17, 2012 - Last Day to Notify PHS Counselors that you wish to enroll in a dual credit course November 16, 2012 - Last day to drop a course or withdraw from college and receive a "W“