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PCS Dual Enrollment Program

Dual enrollment

The Pathways' Dual Enrollment Program is designed to give current high school students an opportunity to get an early start on their college experience. The intent of this program is to provide an educational enrichment opportunity to a limited number of eligible students.

 

Eligibility includes but is not limited to students that have:

(a) full-time enrollment with Pathways, minimum 20 credits

(b) met community college requirements including prerequisites if applicable

(c) an ICAP (Individual Career & Academic Plan) on file with the Pathways' Guidance Department that includes the specific college course(s) requested.

 

 

Interested students should complete the following:

 

1. Review: Frequently Asked Questions about Dual Enrollment.

 

2. Submit a PCS Dual Enrollment Interest Form.

 

The following qualifying factors are considered:

Dual enrollment offers the following advantages to students:

  • ICAP appropriateness
  • Academic history
  • Current grades (passing PCS courses with C’s or better)
  • Rigor and combination of JC course(s) requested
  •  Extracurricular and/or commitments outside of school
  • Credit value up to 3.33 x HS credits
  •  Most JC classes weighted as “honors”
  • College credits are “banked” (earn HS and JC credits at the same time)
  • Expands a-g options
  • Expands elective options