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  1. 1. COASTAL BEND COLLEGE<br />DualCreditProgram<br />
  2. 2. Definitions<br /><ul><li>A Partnership between Coastal Bend College and area High Schools that offers students the opportunity to earn college course credit while simultaneously earning credits toward high school graduation.
  3. 3. A college level course that counts as credit for both high school and college.
  4. 4. The decision to grant high school credit rests solely with each individual high school.
  5. 5. Curriculum content addresses exemplary educational outcomes of the college course as well as the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) as required by the Texas Education Agency.</li></ul> WHAT IS DUAL CREDIT?<br />
  6. 6. Purpose & Benefits<br /><ul><li>Enables students who meet eligibility requirements to enroll in college courses and earn college credits while completing their high school requirements.
  7. 7. Allows students taking workforce courses the opportunity to graduate from Coastal Bend College with a Level 1 Certificate before they graduate from high school.
  8. 8. Gives students the opportunity to graduate from high school with a marketable skill.
  9. 9. Expands academic options for college-bound high school students.
  10. 10. Minimizes the duplication of courses taken in high school and college.
  11. 11. Shortens the time required to complete an undergraduate degree.
  12. 12. Significantly reduces the cost of higher education.</li></ul> WHAT IS DUAL CREDIT?<br />
  13. 13. Tuition Cost Savings<br />The CBC Dual Credit Program offers substantial cost savings vs. classes taken after high school graduation at a community college or a 4-year institution.<br /> WHAT IS DUAL CREDIT?<br />*Out-of-District CBC Tuition (with Registration fee) used for comparison purposes – does not include other fees, such as course fees. TAMUK used as example of 4-year Institution.<br />
  14. 14. To be eligible for Dual Credit Courses, the student must: <br /><ul><li>Be a currently attending high school student (public, private, or home-schooled) classified as a junior or senior (exemptions may be granted to sophomores or freshmen for demonstrated outstanding academic performance).
  15. 15. Prior to registration, show qualifying college placement scores on the THEA, ASSET, or ACCUPLACER; or earn exemption with SAT, ACT, or TAKS scores. (Workforce courses do not require college placement scores)
  16. 16. Supply an official high school transcript to CBC registrar.
  17. 17. Present the completed CBC Dual Credit Permission Form with the signature approval from the high school principal, counselor, and parent/guardian.
  18. 18. Complete a Coastal Bend College Admissions Application (CBC has as open admissions policy).</li></ul>Eligibility Requirements<br />
  19. 19. Other expectations<br /><ul><li>College tuition and fees must be paid each semester by the student, unless the high school has made other arrangements.
  20. 20. An installment payment plan is available, however financial aid is limited to those who have graduated high school or have a GED.
  21. 21. The course outline/syllabus will be that of the college.
  22. 22. Textbooks used must be college level and approved by the college. The student will be responsible for the purchase of textbooks and other supplies, unless the high school has made other arrangements.
  23. 23. Students will be limited to a maximum of two college courses per semester, unless granted permission prior to registration by the high school principal and either the CBC Director of Academic Programs or the CBC Director of Workforce Programs.
  24. 24. Students will be responsible for following all rules of CBC and their respective high school.
  25. 25. Students enrolled in Dual Credit courses are taking college level courses and will be treated accordingly. Students are protected by the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).</li></ul>Eligibility Requirements<br />
  26. 26. Academic Courses<br /><ul><li>Art
  27. 27. Biology
  28. 28. Economics
  29. 29. English
  30. 30. Government
  31. 31. History
  32. 32. Math
  33. 33. Philosophy
  34. 34. Psychology
  35. 35. Sociology
  36. 36. Spanish
  37. 37. Speech</li></ul>Dual Credit Courses<br />These courses may be offered in different locations; such as the high school campus or the college campus. <br />Courses offered on the college campus may be made up of a combination of high school students and college students.<br />These courses may be delivered in a variety of ways: face-to-face (traditional), via the internet, through interactive television, or by a combination of these (hybrid). <br />
  38. 38. Workforce Courses<br /><ul><li>Accounting
  39. 39. Automotive Technology
  40. 40. Basic Early Development – Child Care
  41. 41. Computer Information Technology
  42. 42. Networking Specialization
  43. 43. Web Design Specialization
  44. 44. Cosmetology/Nail Technician
  45. 45. Criminal Justice
  46. 46. Drafting and Design
  47. 47. Forensic Science
  48. 48. Professional Business Technology
  49. 49. Welding
  50. 50. Certified Nursing Assistant</li></ul>Dual Credit Courses<br />Note: Students enrolled in a certificate program of one year or less are not required to take the THEA or other approved college placement test if they have achieved the minimum high school passing scores on the TAKS.<br />
  51. 51. Student Services<br />All Dual Credit students have access to the same student services as other students.<br /><ul><li>Learning Resources/Library services
  52. 52. Tutoring
  53. 53. Academic Advising
  54. 54. Career Counseling
  55. 55. Many more….</li></ul>Please see your CBC Counselor for more information.<br />Dual Credit Courses<br />
  56. 56. Dual Credit Program<br />For more information on the CBC Dual Credit Program, please contact – <br />Ann Harrell Debbie Branstetter<br />Dual Credit Director Dual Credit Liaison<br />361.592.1615 ext 4076 361.592.1615 ext 4053<br />Coastal Bend College<br />

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