Dual/Accelerated Enrollment Opportunities
- What is dual enrollment? An opportunity for high school students who have completed 9th grade to earn college credit while still in high school. The credit counts for both high school and college. They grade and course would be placed on both transcripts.
- What is accelerated enrollment? An opportunity for students to earn college credit only. Courses taken would NOT count for high school credit, only college credit.
- Where can students earn dual/accelerated credit? UA, Shelton, and Bevill. In the process of working with Stillman College as well.
- How much does it cost? $400-$600 depending on where you take the course
- Is there scholarship money available? Both Shelton and Bevill offer career technical scholarships if students take classes in those areas. There is also other money available.
- Where and how would I take the courses? Courses can be taken online or on campus depending on what works best with the high school schedule you already have in place.
- How do I get started? Read below and talk to Mrs. Hamner😊
Bevill State Community College
- Be a 10th, 11th or 12th grade student
- The Spring 2020 Career Tech Dual Enrollment Scholarship application is now LIVE on the website and the deadline is October 31. Requirements: complete application by the deadline and have a 2.0 GPA or higher.
- *Career Technical Courses offered after the school day include those in Electrical Systems and Industrial Maintenance.
- Bevill also offers academic dual/accelerated enrollment courses. The application for these courses will be available November 7th. Students must have a 2.5 GPA or higher to take academic courses for dual credit and a 3.0 GPA to take classes for accelerated credit.
Shelton State Community College
- Minimum 2.5 GPA for academic courses and 2.0 GPA for career technical courses
- Enrolled in 10th, 11th, or 12th grade
- Follow the steps at:
Career Technical Education Dual Scholarship
The Alabama Community College System provides scholarship funding for specific high wage, high demand degree programs. Students should review the list of eligible 2018-2019 Career and Technical Education Programs under CTDE to ensure their program of interest is approved. If a student is interested in one of the eligible programs listed, they should work with the high school to complete the additional two items below. Funding is based on availability and is not guaranteed based on application. See list of classes offered here: http://www.sheltonstate.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Rankings-of-Career-and-Technical-Education-Programs-Offered_2019_20.pdf
Career tech Scholarship info available here: https://www.sheltonstate.edu/instruction-workforce-development/high-school-programs/dual-enrollment-dual-credit/dual-enrollment-tuition-scholarships/
UA Early College
- Must be enrolled in 10th, 11th or 12th grade
- Must complete UAEC 200 course before beginning academic courses. UAEC 200 does not count for dual credit.
- Must have a 3.0 GPA
- Apply and follow the steps at this website https://uaearlycollege.ua.edu/