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    DUAL CREDIT PROGRAM   

    ATASCOCITA HIGH SCHOOL

     in partnership with 

    LONE STAR COLLEGE- KINGWOOD  

    The Dual Credit program is part of the Lone Star College System’s exceptional admissions program. It is especially designed for junior and senior secondary education students. Those who qualify can earn high school and college credit. Both high school and college credit are awarded upon successful completion of the course.

    Before taking dual credit courses, please check with the university of choice to confirm if a dual credit course you are planning to take will transfer.   

    All Dual Credit courses are dependent upon enrollment and teacher availability.

  •  Important Dates

     

    2019-2020 School Year

     

    AHS Dual Credit Courses for 2019-2020 School Year

    • English 4 H Dual (ENGL 1301)
    • English 4 H Dual ( ENGL 1302)
    • Biology Dual (BIOL 1406)
    • Anatomy & Physiology Dual (BIOL 2401)

    Registration for Fall/Spring at Lone Star College needs to be completed by the end of the current high school year (May 2019).

     

    The dates below are for students enrolled in the 2019-2020 school year.

    Official Dates for Semester Fall 2019
    September 9, 2019 -
    Official Day - Last day to drop a course without a grade
    November 11, 2019 - W date - Last day to drop and receive a "W" - Semester Classes

    Dates apply to semester courses:  English 4 H Dual (ENGL 1301)


    Official Dates for Semester Spring 2019
    January 27, 2020 -     Official Day - Last day to drop a course without a grade
    April 1, 2020-  "W" date - Last day to drop a course with a "W".
     
    Dates apply to semester courses: English 4H Dual (ENGL 1302) 
     
    Official Dates for Year Long Courses
    September 6, 2019-   Official Day - Last day to drop a course without a grade
    February 5, 2020- W date - Last day to drop and receive a "W" - Year Long Classes
     
    Dates apply to year long courses: Biology H Dual ( BIOL 1406) and Anatomy & Phys Dual ( BIOL 2401) 
     
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    Interested in taking Dual Credit courses?

     

    Mark your calendar! 

     

    Deadlines for Summer 2020 and 2020-21 School year

     

    • Submit qualifying TSI testing scores to Mrs. Deleon  - April 9, 2020

    • Deadline to submit summer dual credit course request - April 16, 2020 

    • Final deadline to submit forms for the Dual Credit Program 2019-2020- May 1, 2020 

     
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    Requirements for Dual Credit

     

     To enroll students must meet the following requirements:

     

    • Currently attending high school and is classified as a junior or senior.
    • Have approval from parent/guardian and a high school counselor
    • Eligible students must have a signed “Exceptional Admission Application” on file with the high school and college.
    • The student has taken an approved test assessment: TSI, STAAR, ACT, PSAT/NMSQT or SAT in   
      areas of reading, writing, essay, and math;   or exempt scores based on  
      ***See Lone Star College Website for further test assessment details***
    • Additional testing may be required for Math, Science, and higher level courses.
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    Benefits of Dual Credit
     
    • Cost is significantly less.

    • College Degree completion in less time. Summer and Night Courses are available

    • Increased self-confidence from college success.

    • Access to college services including library, free tutoring, campus events, free email account and more.

    • Ease the transition into college

    • Development of good college study habits.

    • Convenience of most dual credit courses taught at the high school during the regular day schedule.

    •   Additional savings in transportation, living, and textbooks costs.

    •  “Sophomore standing” may be granted to junior colleges/4-year institutions; however, confirm your standing with the institution you plan to attend. 

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    What you need to know

    • Grades in dual credit classes become a permanent part of your college record.
    • Courses are taught at AHS during the regular school day.  Students do not need to travel to the college.
    • Maintain a college grade of “C” or better to remain in the program.
    • Compare the college and high school course calendars. They are not always the same.
    •  Payment must be made to Lone Star College  by the due date or courses will be dropped. 
    • Withdrawal from a dual credit course requires notification of your high school and completion of the necessary paper work. The college calendar has drop dates that are essential for dropping a course without a grade and dropping with a “W”.
    • Credit Transfer— Courses may not transfer to all universities. Please verify if courses will transfer to college of choice:   www.lonestar.edu/university-transfer-guide.htm
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  • Contact Information 

     

    AHS—Dual Credit Liaison—Mrs. DeLeon

    Ph: 281-641-7770

    Email: zinnia.deleon@humbleisd.net

     

    AHS Counselors

     Ph: 281-641-7500

     

    LSC—Dual Credit Specialist—Anthony "Toni" Seiter

    Ph:281-312-1509

    Email: anthony.j.seiter@lonestar.edu

     

     LSC Kingwood Testing Center               

     Ph:  281-312-1524

    http://www.lonestar.edu/testing-kingwood.htm

     

    LSC Counseling / AdvisingServices                                  

    Ph: 281-312-1613

    www.lonestar.edu/advising.htm

     

    LSC Information Ph: 281-312-1600             

    Business Office     Ph: 281-312-1581

     

    LSC Help with Mylonestar Account     

    Ph: 832-813-6600

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