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Dual Credit For High School Students

Published or Revised December 29, 2013

Requirements

Any student who has completed the sophomore year of high school may be permitted to enroll at Paris Junior College upon the recommendation of the high school and meeting TSI requirements.

Registration

To enroll in dual credit courses, first-time students must complete the following:

Returning students should bring to registration their high school transcript and a counselor approval letter from their high school.

Exemptions & Test Scores

Students who meet qualifying standards on certain tests, as indicated below, may be exempt from testing. TAKS, ACT and SAT scores are valid for five years from the date of testing.

TSI Waivers while in High School - (An eligible high school student who has enrolled in dual credit under this provision must demonstrate eligibility to enroll in dual credit courses in the 12th grade).

If not exempt, students must pass the portion of the TSI Assessment that correlates with the dual credit class.

New TSI Assessment Passing Scores:

CTE Courses

High school students enrolled in Level I certificates are exempt from TSI. They are not exempt from TSI if they take dual credit courses that are not included in the Level I certificate.

Textbooks

Students may purchase the required textbooks from Paris Junior College’s bookstore on the main campus or at off-campus locations. Click here to see the dual credit textbook list.

When to Register

Registration times will be published in official Paris Junior College Class Schedules and discussed with area high schools to accommodate their needs as much as possible.

Need-Based Dual Credit Scholarship Program

Student Eligibility Criteria:

Awarding Criteria:

For more information, contact Dr. Ken Haley, Math and Science Room 111D, 903.782.0311, or Amie Cato, Administration Building Room 149, 903.782.0425.

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