Why Dual Enrollment?
Save Time. Earn high school credit and college credit for the same course!
Fullfill Requirements. Satisfy requirements for the Texas High School Distinguished Achievement Plan.
Transferability. Academic Dual Enrollment courses will transfer with a grade C or higher to any Texas public university.
Save Money. Students that take Dual Enrollment courses on their high school campus save up to 75% in tuition.
What Qualities Should a Dual Enrollment Student Possess?
According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, approximately 65,000 high school students are participating in dual enrollment programs. The successful student should:
be highly motivated
be able to stick to a goal
make above average grades
possess good study habits
students should understand that the amount of work necessary to succeed in college courses may be greater than that of high school courses. In addition, dual credit courses become a part of a student's permanent college transcript.
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What is Dual Degree?
To help students reach their educational goals in a timely manner, local ISD's and Alvin Community College offers qualified students the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and an Associates of Arts Degree in General Studies at the same time. The Dual Degree program is a rigorous program that will require extra time and dedication. Interested students should contact their high school counselor or ACC Advisor for more information and to develop a degree plan.
Click here to view requirements for the Dual Degree Associates.
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