The College Board Advanced Placement Program gives students the opportunity to pursue college-level courses while still in high school. College credit may be granted by a university based upon Advanced Placement examinations with a score of 3 or higher.
Contact: Kelly Brown
Advanced Academic Specialist
What Are Dual Credit Courses?
Dual Credit courses are offered in a variety of subject areas including math, science, English, economics, history, government and a wide variety of technical courses.
Dual Credit courses are taught either at the college or at the high school. Courses are taught by college faculty or by qualified high school instructors who meet the same criteria as college faculty.
If you are interested in a Dual Credit course, check with Mrs. Brown for a complete list of available courses. Dual Credit academic courses are transferable to all Texas public colleges and universities and to some private and out-of-state institutions.
What Are the Benefits?
Dual Credit offers motivated high school students the opportunity to earn college and high school credit simultaneously. As a Dual Credit student, you can:
>> Save money on college tuition.
>> Finish college faster.
>> Enjoy an easier transition to college-level coursework and college life.
Who Can Enroll?
To participate in the Dual Credit program, you must: Be enrolled in good standing in 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade of a participating high school, private, charter or home school. Have approval from a high school counselor. Fulfill appropriate admissions criteria to the college. Meet minimum test scores.
According to the EOC report, if you did not pass one, or more, subject tests that you participated in, you will be expected to attend the WMHS EOC Acceleration Program to prepare you for the next opportunity to take the EOC exams. Please call Mrs. Tilton if you have any questions 972-882-7612.