HACC's Dual Enrollment program gives qualified high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to receive high school and college credit simultaneously.
Dual enrollment students can take college credit courses at any HACC campus, at an off-site location or online. The credits you earn may satisfy high school graduation requirements. These course credits also become part of your permanent HACC record. You can apply them to a HACC degree program or transfer them to another college.
Why should I participate in the dual enrollment program?
- Courses provide HACC college credits. Credits can typically transfer to other colleges and universities.
- You will experience the college setting and ease your transition from high school to college.
- You will become familiar with the college class format and learn how to better manage your time.
- College-level coursework and student services can help you decide what you want to do in the future.
- Courses are offered at a significantly reduced rate of $100 per credit
Can I participate in the Honors Program?
- Yes. Dual enrollment students have the opportunity to take Honors-level courses for which they are eligible. Highly motivated students can take honors-level courses that offer a reduced class size and a dynamic learning environment. Available courses are listed on each semester's class schedule with an "H" indicator after the course number. More information about courses and eligibility can be obtained through the College Pathways office.
- Upon high school graduation, high school students can seek admittance to the honors program. The honors program at HACC is designed to meet that academic needs of students demonstrating academic excellence. Qualified students of any major who are interested in interdisciplinary, seminar-style learning and rigorous general education curricula are encouraged to enroll. This program provides curricular, co-curricular, and experimental educational opportunities that serve to further promote student excellence by encouraging the knowledge, skills, experience, critical thinking, and leadership abilities essential for a lifetime of integrative learning. For more information, please visit http://www.hacc.edu/ProgramsandCourses/Programs/Honors/index.cfm
How does the dual enrollment program work?
- HACC's College Pathways Coordinators work with you and your high school to suggest courses.
- Classes consist of dual enrollment students and traditional HACC college students.
- You will need to apply for the dual enrollment program and pay the required tuition and fees.
Am I eligible for dual enrollment?
Your high school must recommend you for the program. You must also meet course prerequisites through HACC's placement testing program.