Dual Credit

What is Dual Credit? 

Dual credit classes allow high school students to receive high school and college credit simultaneously.

Benefits to Dual Credit? 

  • Earn college credit prior to starting college, while earning high school credit
  • Generally classes are discounted from the price of typical college classes.  
  • Variety of classes offered, allow students to take classes that may not be offered at Green Ridge High School.  

 

Other Important Considerations for Dual Credit

  • There are specific requirements students must meet for each college. 
  • Students and their parents are responsible for the college tuition payment, books, and/or any other fees associated with their classes. 
  • Students need to be self-motivated and responsible.  
  • Most classes are taught on-line or I-TV classes taught by college instructors. 
  • Dual credit classes are college level classes, with college level expectations.  The grade you receive in these classes will be on your high school as well as college transcripts. 
  • Most courses offered through Dual credit are transferable to other college/universities, however, it is up to the student to verify the transferability to the college of their choice. 


Interested in taking classes from UCM?
Visit this site for more information and eligibility:  UCM Dual Credit

UCM On-line application process
UCM Dual Credit Application.pdf

Interested in taking classes from SFCC?
Visit this site for more information and eligibility: SFCC Dual Credit
SFCC Dual Credit Guidebook.pdf
SFCC Dual Credit Application.pdf

Click here for more information on Green Ridge High School Dual Credit Policies.docx

 

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