Dual Enrollment

DUAL ENROLLMENT

.  The Dual Enrollment (DE) Program is for high school students. The program allows students to pursue postsecondary study while receiving dual high school and college credit for courses successfully completed at the college. Courses taken in this program must come from the approved DE course directory - refer to www.gafutures.org   Full tuition is paid by the Georgia Department of Education.  Textbooks are provided by the college.  The only cost associated with Dual Enrollment will be lab fees for Science

   Test Score Requirements:

        • ·         SAT: score of 970 (combined Critical Reading and Math).  The combined, converted Critical Reading and Math score must total 970.  To avoid testing, you must earn a 26 on the Reading Section and a 25.5 on the Math section. Individual subject scores may require  school testing to exit Learning Support.  SAT school code, 11675. 
        •       ACT: composite of 20, with at least a 20 in both Math and English or the student needs to take the placement test. ACT school code, 0781
        • ·         SAT/ACT test scores must be sent directly to ABAC
    Additional Requirements:

·         A minimum cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in academic subjects as calculated by the institution for admission purposes.

·         Students must be on-track towards the completion of the USG Required High School Curriculum (RHSC) and high school graduation requirements.

·         Students applying to participate in the Dual Enrollment (DE) program must submit a completed DE Student Participation Agreement (each semester) signed by the student, parent/guardian and high school counselor.

·         All students must satisfy the immunization requirements prior to the first day of classes.

·         Student must take the corresponding End of Course (EOC) exam if applicable unless the student is taking the course as an elective.

·          Students must have completed 9th grade in order to participate

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Required Documents for first time Dual Enrollment students

·         Completed ABAC Application online at www.abac.edu or www.gafutures.org

·         High School Transcript- request at www.gafutures.org

·         Immunization Records

·         Proof of Lawful Presence (Drivers License)

·         Test Scores (SAT or ACT- must be sent directly from College Board or ACT)


DUAL ENROLLMENT COMPLETION DEADLINES AND PROCEDURES

(NOTE: Dates subject to change at the discretion of the institution)

   Completion means that admissions paperwork and test scores have been received by the college, student and parent/guardian have met with the high school counselor and signed the Participation Agreement, student has met with Laura Brown at ABAC-Bainbridge and scheduled college courses, and student has provided college schedule to the high school counselor. 

 Semester                                                                                   

Summer 2018-19                                  April 19, 2019                                       

Fall 2019-20                                          April 19, 2019                                       

 Spring 2018-19                                     October 19, 2018

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PROCEDURES  

·         Qualify for DE: SAT or ACT and GPA (First time DE students only)

·         Parent/Student set up meeting with Counselor (each semester)

·         Parent/Student complete the DE agreement (each semester)

·         Meet with Laura Brown at ABAC- Bainbridge (243-3009 or laura.brown@abac.edu)  to select courses

·         Return copy of ABAC-Bainbridge schedule to Counselor

·         Log in to student’s gafutures.org account and complete application for DE Financial Aid (MUST BE  COMPLETED EVERY SEMESTER)

·         Student must notify high school counselor when DE application is completed in gafutures.org

 

DUAL ENROLLMENT GUIDELINES

Please read all information carefully.

 

The Dual Enrollment Program is for high school students.  The program allows students to pursue postsecondary study while receiving dual high school and college credit for courses successfully completed at the college.  Courses taken in this program must come from the approved Dual Enrollment course directory- refer to www.gafutures.org.  Students must meet testing (SAT, ACT or Accuplacer)and admission requirements for participating in Dual Enrollment.


  • Student must maintain eligibility status as outlined with the Seminole Co. Board of Education and the Georgia Department of Education.

 

  • ·        Student must take the corresponding End of Course (EOC) exam if applicable unless the student is taking the course as an elective. The student will be required to take the corresponding EOC at the end of the semester in which the course is taken.  The school test coordinator will contact the student concerning the time and place of test.   EOC scores count 20% of the student’s final course grade. 

 

  • ·        It is the responsibility of the student to obtain information regarding announcements, notices and activities that are occurring at Seminole Co. Middle/High School.

 

  • ·        Students earn one unit of high school credit for 3 hour to 5 hour courses at the college level.  For a one hour or two hour college course, students earn .5 units of high school credit.  Grades for courses taken at the college will be placed on the high school transcript and will count in the student’s high school HOPE GPA. 

 

  • ·        Student is advised that dropping a Dual Enrollment course may affect graduation.

 

  • ·        Grades earned at the college can negatively affect the student’s GPA and class standing.  This could affect eligibility for the HOPE Scholarship after high school graduation.  Failing a Dual Enrollment course could prevent student from graduating on time.  Any student who drops or fails a Dual Enrollment course will not be allowed to participate in the program the next semester

 

  • ·        College credit obtained at one postsecondary institution may or may not be transferred for credit to another institution.  It is the responsibility of the student to make sure that any college courses taken will transfer to the institution they plan to attend.  Visit www.gafutures.org and click on the Dual Enrollment, then click GATracs for more information.

 

  • ·        Non-Instructional (NI) dates/times are not applicable to Dual Enrollment courses.  Attendance is a vital component of success at the college level.

 

  • ·        Financial obligations must be met each semester with the participating college. 

 

  • ·        Student must attend all orientation meetings at participating college.

 

 

Student signature ______________________    Date _______________

 

Parent signature _______________________    Date _______________

     

 

DUAL ENROLLMENT DEADLINES

(NOTE: Dates subject to change at the discretion of the institution)

 

Semester                                           

 

Spring 2019                                           October 19, 2018

 Summer  2019                                        April 19, 2019                                       

Fall 2019                                                April 19, 2019                                      



 

            

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