High School initiatives allow qualified students to maximize their education and training time by beginning college while they are still in high school. Qualified students may earn credit at the college only, or they may earn credit concurrently at both the college and high school.
Dual Enrollment at Southern Crescent Technical College is your jumpstart on your college career. The Dual Enrollment program saves time and money. With Dual Enrollment you enroll in a college class and get credit at both your high school and the college.
The Dual Enrollment program provides for students who are dual credit enrolled at a participating eligible public or private high school, or home study program in Georgia, and a participating eligible post-secondary institution in Georgia. These students take post-secondary coursework for credit towards both high school graduation or home study completion and post-secondary requirements. Beginning with Fall term 2015 (FY 2016) the program is offered during all terms of the school year; fall, spring and summer semester or fall, winter, spring, and summer quarter.
Southern Crescent Technical College's Dual Enrollment is a cost-effective choice, and a great way to save money. The more credits earned while in HS the more time and money you save. You can earn enough credits to skip up to two years of college. It can save your parents thousands of dollars on the tradition cost of college by saving on tuition, dorm cost and meal plans.
Southern Crescent Technical College has articulation agreements across the state that guarantees the transfer of credits. Many of the classes are the general education classes needed at most 4-year state colleges and universities.
There's no better way to gain college credit while you're still in high school. Check out SC Tech's Dual Enrollment program today.
If you are interested in dual enrollment with Southern Crescent Technical College, contact your Recruiter or High School Coordinator:
To be eligible for the Dual Enrollment program, a student must:
The new Dual Enrollment program covers all post-secondary tuition, mandatory fees and books. In some cases, students may need to pay additional supply fees or to purchase supplies or equipment.
Be sure to adhere to the application deadlines for both Southern Crescent Technical College and your high school. You will also need to submit an application for Dual Enrollment once per academic year at www.gafutures.org.
Georgia Student Finance Commission; Dual Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions gsfc.georgia.gov.
Recent high school graduates may be eligible to receive advanced technical college credit based upon an articulation agreement signed by the school system superintendent and the Southern Crescent Technical College President. Local articulation and curriculum alignment agreements are in place to meet the needs of the community. These agreements serve students by facilitating the smooth transition of students from secondary to post-secondary technical colleges, encouraging post-secondary education, and elimination of undue entrance delays, duplication of course content, and/or loss of credit.
High school graduates may receive advanced technical college course credit by passing an exemption exam for each course of attempted credit. High school graduates with a "B" grade or better in a high school articulated class are eligible to take an exemption exam. The following stipulations apply: