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Dual Credit Presentation 5-2-13 - Lovejoy High School_ Lucas_ TX


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									Dual Credit at Collin College
   What is Dual Credit?

• Dual Credit - Credit is earned for
  both high school and college at
  the same time.

• Begin a college transcript:
  transfer options
Fall Course Offerings at LHS
  ENGL 1301             MATH 1314
9:40 – 10:30 am MWF   8:45 – 9:35 am MWF
2:40 – 3:30 pm MWF    3:35 – 4:25 pm MWF
9:15 – 10:30 am TR

  ECON 2301               SPCH 1311
9:15 – 10:30 am TR    8:45 – 9:35 am MWF
2:40 – 3:55 pm TR
9:40 – 10:30 am MWF
   Concurrent Classes at CC
• Graphic Design           • Morning - Choose a
                             time that will allow
• Culinary Arts (Frisco)     you to be back at
                             school by 10:40 for
                             3rd period.
• Interior Design
                           • Afternoon – Choose a
• Criminal Justice           class that begins after
                             3:00 so that you have
                             enough time to travel
                             after 2:35 (6th period)
    A few things to consider…
• College Calendar vs Lovejoy Calendar
  – Weather Closings

• FERPA and Personal Responsibility
   – Family Education Rights and Privacy Act

• Add/Drop/Withdraw
  – Impact on graduation

• C or better rule
• ACCESS is Accommodations at Collin
  County for Equal Support Services.

• Follows ADA guidelines by providing
  reasonable accommodations, individual
  attention, and support for students with
  disabilities who need assistance with any
  aspect of their campus experience such as
  accessibility, academics, testing, and
• Submit an Application
• Official Transcript
•Proof of Bacterial Meningitis
     vaccination or waiver
• Complete the TSI requirements
• Register with an Academic Advisor
     here at LHS on June 13 at 2:30
• Pay for courses & books
    Application for Admission
• WHEN do I apply?
  – You may apply online now for Fall 2013!
  – Must be complete before anything else
    can occur at Collin.
  – HOW?
  – Complete online with the Texas Common
    Application at
      Questions on
•   Create an account/ profile and then an application.
•   Collin is a two year school.
•   Our McKinney location is the only site option.
•   You may select any available choice for major.
•   Under Admissions Basis, you will select Dual Credit.
•   Residency/ tuition is decided based on your answers on
    the application.
      -Questions? Please contact our Admissions office-
• Collin needs the most recent transcript
  for every student.
• Naviance
  – Naviance login
  – How – go to your page --
          » Go to the college tab
          » On the left choose transcripts
         Bacterial Meningitis
• State Law (SB 1107) requires all students
  under the age of 30 entering a higher
  education institution to show proof of having
  the vaccine 10 days prior to the start of the
• Exemption to showing proof is if taking the
  course at your high school, must sign a
  Texas      • The TSI is designed to
Success        measure competency in
               reading, writing, and
Initiative     mathematics. Students
               need a status in all subject
             • It is used for placement
             • All students not eligible for
               an exemption must take an
               approved placement test
               prior to enrolling in any
               Texas public college or
             TSI Exemptions
TAKS-        2200   2200      3
Exit Level   Math   Verbal    Writing
11th Grade                    SubScore

ACT          19     19        23
             Math   Verbal    Composite

SAT I        500    500       1070
             Math   Verbal    Composite
      What will I need to do?
• Get a testing referral from Admissions

• Pay at the cashier, cost is $29.

• Visit the campus Testing Center to test

• See an academic advisor to review your
What if my TSI scores are low?
 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.
     Register for Courses
  with an Academic Advisor
• Dual Credit students must register in
  person with a photo ID.
• You will need your completed
  permission form with the required
• Pay attention to deadlines for
  add/drop and payment.
     Fall 2013 Important Dates
• You have a priority registration date in June!
  – June 18, 2013 at LHS Library 9:00 – 11:00 am
     • First Come first serve basis -

• Registration and Payment must be complete
  by Wednesday, July 31st

• This is a firm deadline – they will drop you!

• Fall semester: August 26th-December 13th
      What if I can not attend
• Parents may register for their student
  with a letter of release and a photo ID.
• The letter is only good for one day.
• Needs to include the students name,
  your name, the date, what you are
  going to do and the student’s
               Pay Tuition
• $37 per credit hour for students residing in
  Collin County=$113 for a 3 credit hr course

• Pay online or in person by July 31, 2013
             Get Books
• You have to buy books in college!
• You can find out which books to get
  from the College bookstore by going
  online to their website.
• You may purchase books from your
  preferred retailer.

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