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Academic Dual Credit

Program Overview for Parents and High School Students What is Dual Credit? Who Teaches the Courses? What courses are available? Will these courses transfer? Admissions Process Eligibility Financial Obligations

Dual Credit
 It is partnership between Navarro College and area high schools.
 High school juniors and seniors can earn high school and college credit simultaneously upon successful completion of each course.

Who Teaches the Courses?
High school teachers with appropriate credentials

Navarro College full-time and adjunct instructors

Academic Dual Credit
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Academic dual credit courses are accepted by public colleges and universities and most private & out-of-state institutions to which Navarro students transfer as part of their core curriculum. Academic dual credit courses can be applied to: n A.A. Degree (Associate of Arts) n A.S. Degree (Associate of Science) n A.A.T. Degree (Associate of Arts in Teaching) n B.A. Degree (Bachelor of Arts) n B.S. Degree (Bachelor of Science)

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What academic courses can be offered as dual credit?
American History I & II Anatomy & Physiology British Literature I & II Composition & Rhetoric I & II College Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Statistics Calculus I & II with Analytical Geometry Economics General Biology I & II Geology Government Physical Science Speech Classes will vary by high school.

Academic Dual Credit
Testing Requirements
Testing Temporary Waiver:
10th Grade TAKS scores ELA 2200 w/3 sub score and Math 2200

Testing Exemption:
11th Grade TAKS scores ELA 2200 w/3 sub score and Math 2200 (or) ACT Composite score of 23 w/minimum 19 in English & Math (or) SAT Combined critical reading & math score of 1070 w/minimum of 500 in both sections (or) A required state-approved placement test.
Placement tests are offered at all Navarro College campuses.

Academic Dual Credit Cost Per Semester
Tuition and Fees
In-District Out-of-District
(Navarro County only)

For more information please go to www.navarrocollege.edu Scholarships are available! Costs of textbooks varies
* Navarro College reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.

Career and Technical Dual Credit
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Career and technical dual credit courses help prepare students for a skill-specific career and technical program.
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Career and technical classes can be applied to a: n Certificate program n A.A.S. Degree (Associate of Applied Science) n B.A.A.S. Degree (Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science)

Dual Credit CT Classes
BIM I Accounting I Touch Systems Business Management Child Development Instructional Practices in Ed & Training Practicum in Ed & Training Computer Maintenance Telecommunications & Networking Law Enforcement I & II Principles of Law, Public Safety, & Corrections Court Systems & Practices Graphic Design/DIM Animation Advanced Audio Video Production Welding Cosmetology

CAREER & TECHNICAL DUAL CREDIT
Intended for Juniors and Seniors Grades are awarded immediately upon completion of the course Tuition is FREE….. Students are limited to 2 dual credit classes

Career & Technical Dual Credit
Testing Requirements 10th or 11th Grade TAKS scores ELA 2100 w/2 sub score and /or Math 2100

Career & Technical Dual Credit Cost
Tuition & Fees are Waived (in most cases)

Textbooks are provided by the high school

Dual Credit Application Process
Dual Credit Application Packet

Application for Admission with signatures from:
 High school official  Parent or legal guardian  Student

Final high school transcript request form

High school transcript showing 10th grade completion.
TAKS profile, ACT or SAT scores Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine

Registration Process
Varies by high school

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Start with your HS counselor Approvals & Eligibility Verified Submit documents to Navarro College Register for classes(each semester) Financial Obligations Student Responsibilities NC Calendar Dropping courses Transcripts Advising

Dual Credit
Quick Facts

Students can receive college credit as well as high school credit. After graduating from high school, a student can begin his or her college career with college-level experience. It can save time by allowing students to graduate from college sooner. It can save money by completing the courses at a twoyear college.

College credit on a resume helps students stand out.
Students entering the military may be eligible for promotion and pay raises. Career and technical courses can help verify work skills.

It’s good to ask yourself…
Can I commit to dual credit?

Do I have a desire to put in the time and effort?
NOTE: Poor grades and withdrawals remain on college transcripts.

BRILLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP DUAL CREDIT

Navarro College event that raises money for Ellis County student scholarships through donations, attendance, and financial support

For More Information
Contact:
Renae Tribble
Ellis County Dual Credit Coordinator

– renae.tribble@navarrocollege.edu – (972)-923-6424 Or visit: http://tinyurl.com/EllisDualCredit

Dual Credit
 It is partnership between Navarro College and area high schools.
 High school juniors and seniors can earn high school and college credit simultaneously upon successful completion of each course.

Dual Credit
 It is partnership between Navarro College and area high schools.
 High school juniors and seniors can earn high school and college credit simultaneously upon successful completion of each course.

Academic Dual Credit
n

Academic dual credit courses are accepted by public colleges and universities and most private & out-of-state institutions to which Navarro students transfer as part of their core curriculum. Academic dual credit courses can be applied to: n A.A. Degree (Associate of Arts) n A.S. Degree (Associate of Science) n A.A.T. Degree (Associate of Arts in Teaching) n B.A. Degree (Bachelor of Arts) n B.S. Degree (Bachelor of Science)

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What academic courses can be offered as dual credit?
American History I & II Anatomy & Physiology British Literature I & II Composition & Rhetoric I & II College Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Statistics Calculus I & II with Analytical Geometry Economics General Biology I & II Geology Government Physical Science Speech Classes will vary by high school.

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS

Ferris Red Oak Midlothian ELLIS Palmer Waxahachie Ennis Maypearl Rice Kerens Blooming Grove NAVARRO Corsicana Mildred

Frost

Dawson Wortham Coolidge Mexia

FREESTONE Fairfield
Teague
Buffalo Jewett (Leon) Centerville

LIMESTONE

Groesbeck

LEON
Normangee

Academic Dual Credit
Admissions Testing Requirements
Testing Temporary Waiver:
10th Grade TAKS scores ELA 2200 w/3 sub score and Math 2200

Testing Exemption:
11th Grade TAKS scores ELA 2200 w/3 sub score and Math 2200 (or) ACT Composite score of 23 w/minimum 19 in English & Math (or) SAT Combined critical reading & math score of 1070 w/minimum of 500 in both sections (or) A required state-approved placement test.
Placement tests are offered at all Navarro College campuses.

Who Teaches the Courses?
High school teachers with appropriate credentials

Navarro College full-time and adjunct instructors

Teacher’s Credentials
Dual Credit
Minimum of a Master’s Degree Some will have Doctoral Degrees

Advanced Placement
– Bachelor’s Degree with some AP training – Some will have Master’s Degrees

Compare & Contrast
College Credit Dual Credit Advanced Placement

●Awarded immediately ●Regardless of upon successful performance in AP completion of the course classes, student must pass the AP exam ●Accepted by all public colleges and universities, and most ●“Passing score” may private & out of state vary according to the institutions to which university. Navarro students transfer

Compare & Contrast
Weighted Grade Points

Dual Credit

Advanced Placement

Determined by the high school

Compare & Contrast
Cost

Dual Credit
$ Tuition $ Fees $ Textbooks

Advanced Placement
$ Cost of an AP exam

Dual Credit is a worthwhile investment.
Usability & Transferability Is the course required for your student’s prospective degree plan

Will the course transfer to that particular university?

Ellis County Dual Credit Enrollment
Term/Year FALL 2008 FALL 2009 FALL 2010 FALL 2011 FALL 2012 Totals 1178 1076 1242 1275 1491

Dual Credit Enrollment Limits
• No more than two courses per semester

• Must have principal approval, college approval, and strong academic record to exceed two courses per semester

Dual Credit Quick Facts
 Students receive college credit and high school credit.  After graduating from high school, students begin their college career with experience.  Saves time and money by allowing students to graduate from college sooner.  Dual credit classes are accepted by public colleges and universities and most private and out of state institutions.

STUDENTS ARE REACHING NEW HEIGHTS THROUGH DUAL CREDIT.

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