What is Dual Credit? What is Concurrent Credit?
Dual Credit - college course earns both high school and college credit at the same time. Counselor approval is required.
Concurrent Credit-college course is used to earn college credit only. Counselor approval is required.
• College credit will transfer to most colleges or universities. Please visit Collin's TransferU for more information.
Admission to the program:
Dual Credit is available for students who are 16 or entering 11th grade, have an A/B high school grade point average, meet Texas Success Initiative standards in reading and writing, and demonstrate the maturity level needed to be successful in college course work.
• Students must provide a photo ID for all transactions.
• Students complete entire admissions/testing/registration process.
2. Provide High School Transcript with test scores such as 11th grade TAKS, ACT or SAT
3. Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination
Students are responsible for registering in person with Collin College (online registration is not available) and paying by the deadline posted in the registration guide.
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Students are responsible for tuition, books and materials.
*Students who have met TSI and want to enroll in a math course or a course with a math prerequisite must take a math assessment to determine placement levels.
Enrollment and Course Information:
Dual Credit/Concurrent Credit is awarded with high school/counselor approval.
Enrollment is limited to approved courses listed on the Concurrent Permission form.
Dual/concurrent credit high school students in their senior year may take up to six credit hours per long semester (16 week).
Students in their junior year of high school may take one, three credit hour, course per long semester (16 week).
One course in Summer I and/or one course in Summer II
Two courses in Summer III
• Dual/concurrent credit students are not eligible for Maymester, developmental level courses, physical education, or express format classes.
• In order to maintain eligibility in the Special Admissions program, students must maintain a “C” or better in EACH course completed.
• Students under 16 years of age and not entering the 11th grade must first meet with a Special Admissions Coordinator to discuss their academic goals and early admissions eligibility.
• All new home school students must interview with a Special Admissions Coordinator after completing step 4 (testing).
For general inquiries about the dual credit/concurrent enrollment program, please contact email@example.com.