What are the advantages of dual credits?
High school students who complete dual-enrollment classes generally need to take fewer classes in college.
IT'S COST EFFECTIVE
Dual-enrollment classes cost much less than a traditional classes and allow students to get a jump start on their college degree and enter the workforce sooner.
Dual-enrollment students are likely to attend and graduate from college
A 2017 national study by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) reported that 88% of students who earned dual-enrollment credit in high school attended college after high school, and most earned a certificate or degree within five years.
At the same time, a study by the American Educational Research Association found that students who took dual-enrollment classes were more nine percentage points more likely to graduate with a Bachelor’s degree than their peers who did not take dual-enrollment classes.
Dual-credit looks good on college applications
College admission staff often consider dual-enrollment grades during the admissions process. Students who earn good grades in dual-enrollment classes may have a competitive edge over their peers when applying to colleges.
By successfully completing a dual-enrollment class, students demonstrate that they are capable of handling college-level coursework.
DUAL CREDITS ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE CLASSES
Computer Tech Support
Construction Trades: HVAC
Culinary Arts & Hospitality
Diesel Service Technology
Early Childhood Education 1 & 2
Education Professions 1 & 2
Emergency Medical Services
Entrepreneurship/Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Fire & Rescue
Health Science Education I w/Anatomy
Health Science Education II
Radio & Television
Welding 1 & 2