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Navarro College Dual Credit Brochure

Navarro College Dual Credit Brochure

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What Is Dal Credit?
Dual credit is a partnership between NavarroCollege and area high schools. Dual creditmakes it possible for high school juniors andseniors to earn both high school and collegecourse credit upon successful completion of the course(s).
Wh Shold I Enroll InDal Credit Corses?
Dual credit can help you graduate fromcollege sooner because you simultaneously receive college and high school coursecredit. Also, by taking college-level courses while still in high school, you are one stepahead in preparing for the rigors of highereducation. And in many cases, you willalready be familiar with the college campusand teachers, and you will have started toplan for your future. 
Who Teaches TheCorses?
· High school teachers with appropriatecredentials· Full-time and adjunct Navarro Collegeinstructors 
What Tpes Of CorsesAre Offered?
 There are two types: Academic and Careerand Technical
What Are Academic DalCredit Corses?
Upon entering Navarro College, thesecourses are accepted as part of your college-level core curriculum. Academic dual creditcourses can be applied toward the following two-year degrees:· Associate of Arts· Associate of Science· Associate of Arts in Teaching 
 
Which Corses AreOffered?
Class offerings vary by high school, buttypically the following are offered:· American History I & II· Anatomy & Physiology · British or World Literature· Composition and Rhetoric I & II· College Algebra & Trigonometry · Calculus I & II· Economics· General Biology I & II· Geology · Government· Physical Science· Speech· Statistics
Are There TestingReqirements?
 Yes. In order to take academic dual creditcourses you must fall in to one of thefollowing categories:1) Testing Temporary Waiver – 10th grade TAKS scores ELA 2200 w/3 subscoreand Math 22002) Testing Exemptions – · 11th grade TAKS scores ELA 2200 w/3subscore and Math 2200, or· SAT combined critical reading and mathscore of 1070 w/minimum of 500 inboth sections, or · Accuplacer score must be 78 for reading,essay score of 6 or essay score of 5 withsentence skills of 80, with elementary algebra score of 85 or higher, and college-level math of 50 or higher.3) A required state-approved placement test.Navarro College offers several placementtests. Call the Testing Center at (903)875-7457 for information.
How Mch Does It Cost?
Courses taken on a Navarro College campus:
In-District 3 credit hours $168In-District 6 credit hours $315Out-of-District 3 credit hours $264Out-of-District 6 credit hours $507
Costs of textbooks varies.
What Are Career AndTechnical Dal CreditCorses?
 These courses help prepare you for a skill-
specifc career or technical program. They 
are also termed “workforce” courses. Thesecourses can be applied to:
· Certifcate programs
· Associate of Applied Science degree
 
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know? 
 Approximately 10 percent of NavarroCollege’s contact hours (student and teacher face-to-face instruction) comesfrom dual credit courses.
 
Which Corses AreOffered As Career AndTechnical Dal Credit?
Classes vary by high school, but mostinclude: 
· Accounting I & II· Agricultural Mechanics & Metal Technologies· Audio Video Production· Business InformationManagement I & II· Child Development· Child Guidance· Computer Maintenance· Court Systems & Practices· Database Fundamentals andProgramming (Oracle)· Digital and Interactive Media· Instructional Practice in Education and Training · Law Enforcement I & II· Principles of Business, Marketing andFinance· Principles of Information Technology · Principles of Law, Public Safety,Corrections and Security · Telecommunications and Networking · Touch System Data Entry · Welding 
What are the TestingReqirements?
Students must pass TAKS, either math orEnglish, by high school standards.10th or 11th grade TAKS scores ELA 2100 w/2 subscore and/or Math 2100.
How Mch Does It Costs?
In most cases, tuition and fees are waived. Textbooks are provided by the high school.
For more information abotNavarro Colleges DalCredit Programs, contact:
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Career & Technical Advisor:Danielle Williams(903) 875-7444danielle.williams@navarrocollege.edu Academic Dual Credit Contact:Dr. Larry Weaver(903) 875-7594larry.weaver@navarrocollege.edu
 Wxc & Mn
Sharla Cleaver(972) 937-7612sharla.cleaver@navarrocollege.edu
Mx
Guy Featherston(254) 562-3848guy.featherston@navarrocollege.edu
 www.navarrocollege.edu

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