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alvin community college dual credit program alvin isd

ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGEDual Credit ProgramAlvin ISD

Get a jump on your college education!

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Alvin Community College and Alvin Independent School District have teamed up to give Alvin HS students the opportunity to graduate from high school with college credits and for some students, possibly a two year college degree.

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During 2011-2012 school year, over 325 AHS students participated in dual credit classes offered

on the Alvin High School campus.

According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 91,000 Texas high school students are earning college credits through dual credit programs.

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AHS Course______________ ACC Course __
  • Spanish I and II (in one year) SPAN 1411 & 1412
  • BIM (Business Info. Management) BCIS 1405

May be a part of a student’s high school schedule on the high school campus.

OR

May be taken after the high school day has ended or during the summer at ACC

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The successful dual credit student should
  • be highly motivated
  • be able to stick to a goal
  • be able to meet deadlines
  • make above average grades
  • possess good study habits
  • meet the course prerequisites

Qualifications:

steps to getting started

ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

  • Course selection (no more than 2 classes)
Steps to getting Started…
college now let me show you how

ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

  • Select courses on form with high school counselor. Dual Credit courses will have DC next to them
    • French I/II DC
    • Spanish I/II DC
    • Keyboarding DC
    • Business Information Mgmt. I DC
    • Theatre Arts I-DC
  • May select up to 2 DC courses each semester
  • Additional courses require a 3.0 (B avg.) GPA or 85+ for high school average of all courses
College NOW…let me show you how!
steps to getting started1

ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

  • Course selection (no more than 2 classes)
  • Complete (before the end of the school year)
    • ACC Online Application
    • Early Admission Contract
    • Shot Records
Steps to getting Started…
apply online at alvincollege edu

ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

  • Fill out Early Admissions Contract with Dual Credit Advisor at your high school…
  • BY END OF MAY!!!
Apply online at alvincollege.edu
  • Send shot records
  • to ACC
steps to getting started2

ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

  • Course selection (no more than 2 classes)
  • Complete (before the end of the school year)
    • ACC Online Application
    • Early Admission Contract
    • Shot Records
  • Testing - THEA/COMPASS
    • Recommended to complete before the end of June
    • DEADLINE: MONDAY, August 14th
Steps to getting Started…
testing

ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

All Freshmen and Sophomores MUST take College Placement Exam

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Math

9th & 10th graders MUST pass both Reading and Writing sections

*Exception: students only wanting to take a Foreign Language

only need to pass Reading

TESTING
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ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

  • Manvel HS
  • Saturday, April 6, 2013
  • Alvin HS
  • Saturday, April 13, 2013
  • Nolan Ryan JH
  • Saturday, February 16, 2013
  • Pre-register with your counseling office at your school
  • Paper & Pencil Exam; approximately 10 days for scores to return (home)
  • 5hrs to complete in any order (Suggested order: Reading/Writing/Math)
  • $39.00 ($10.00 to register and $29.00 day of exam)
  • Can take at either high school
  • (Also given at ACC-must preregister at alvincollege.edu)
compass test at acc

Computerized test

  • Must pre-register online at alvincollege.edu (apply to ACC first)
  • Cost $39 – pay online at time of registration
  • Takes approximately 2 hours
  • Must take all 3 parts (Read, Writing, and Math)
  • Receive results immediately
Compass Test at ACC
steps to getting started3

ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

  • Course selection (no more than 2 classes)
  • Complete (before the end of the school year)
    • ACC Online Application
    • Early Admission Contract
    • Shot Records
  • Testing - THEA/COMPASS
    • Recommended to complete before the end of June
    • DEADLINE: MONDAY, August 14th
  • Attend Dual Credit Orientation – Choose from:
    • May 23 – Alvin HS / 6:00pm
    • June 14 – Manvel HS / 9:00am
    • July 30 – ACC / 6:00pm
Steps to getting Started…
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ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

  • Dual Credit Orientation
  • Preregister at alvincollege.edu/highschool
  • ALVIN HIGH SCHOOL
    • May 23 at 6:00pm
  • MANVEL HIGH SCHOOL
    • June 14 at 9:00am
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    • July 30 at 6:00pm
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ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

  • Course selection (no more than 2 classes)
  • Complete (before the end of the school year)
    • ACC Online Application
    • Early Admission Contract
    • Shot Records
  • Testing - THEA/COMPASS
    • Recommended to complete before the end of June
    • DEADLINE: MONDAY, August 14th
  • Attend Dual Credit Orientation – Choose from:
    • May 23 – Alvin HS / 6:00pm
    • June 14 – Manvel HS / 9:00am
    • July 30 – ACC / 6:00pm
  • Pay for courses and purchase books
    • DC Courses are $25 per credit hour; approximately $75 per course
    • Payment Deadline will be mid August and you pay online at alvincollege.edu
Steps to getting Started…
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ACC/AISD Dual Credit Program

ACC Dual Credit Classes are Only

$25.00 per credit hour

($75-$100 per class, plus books)

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Alvin Community CollegeDual Credit ProgramAlvin ISD

ACC Dual Credit Advisor

Located at your high school to conveniently serve you!

Kennon Henry-AHS Monica Silvas-MHS

281.245.2726 281.245.2829

khenry@alvincollege.edumsilvas@alvincollege.edu