Dual Enrollment

DUAL ENROLLMENT

The Dual Enrollment is for high school students. The program allow 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 MOWR course directory - refer to www.gafutures.org. 

·         Test Score Requirements:

o    Minimum SAT score of 970 (combined Critical Reading and Math) with at least 430 Critical Reading and 400 Math

§  New SAT (taken March 2016 or later)
Students taking the new SAT must present a minimum score of 24 on the Reading test and a minimum score of 22 on the Math test. In addition, students taking the new SAT must present scores that meet or exceed the equivalent of 970 (combined Critical Reading + Math) on the old SAT. This determination will be made by converting a student’s new SAT Reading test score to the comparable old SAT Critical Reading section score and converting the new SAT Math test score to the comparable old SAT Math section score. The sum of those two scores must meet or exceed the old SAT 970 minimum.

NOTE:  Students may wish to use the College Board’s New SAT to Old SAT Score Converter to determine if their new SAT scores meet or exceed the equivalent of the 970 minimum on the old SAT. Once the new SAT scores are converted to the comparable old SAT scores using the converter, students should add together the Critical Reading and Math section scores only (the Writing section score should not be included).

o    OR Minimum ACT Composite score of 20 with at least 17 English and 17 Math   

o    OR Exemption of all Learning Support requirements by way of the following  Accuplacer exam scores:

Accuplacer Reading Comprehension:  63
Accuplacer WritePlacer:  4 (students with 72 or higher on the Reading Comprehension are not required to take WritePlacer)
Accuplacer Elementary Algebra: For placement into MATH 1001 or 1101: 67 or higher;  For placement into MATH 1111: 79 or higher

·         Additional Requirements: 

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

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

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

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

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

·         Required Documents for first time Dual Enrollment students

o    Completed Bainbridge State College Application

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

o    Immunization Records

o    Proof of Lawful Presence (Drivers License)

o    Test Scores (SAT, ACT, or Accuplacer)

 

 

 

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 BSC and scheduled college courses, and student has provided college schedule to the high school counselor. 

 

 

Semester                                                                                   

Spring 2017-18                                     October 20, 2017

 Summer 2018-19                                 April 20, 2018                                       

Fall 2018-19                                          April 20, 2018                                      


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PROCEDURES  

o    Qualify for Dual Enrollment: SAT, ACT or Accuplacer and GPA (First time Dual Enrollment students only)

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

o    Parent/Student complete the Dual Enrollment agreement (each semester)

o    Meet with Laura Brown at BSC (243-3009 or laura.brown@bainbridge.edu)  to select courses

o    Return copy of BSC schedule to Counselor

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

§  Student must notify high school counselor when Dual Enrollment 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 MOWR 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.  EOC scores count 20% of the student’s course grade. It is the responsibility of the student to contact the counselor to arrange time/place to test.

 

  • ·        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 Bainbridge State College.

 

 

Student signature ______________________    Date _______________

 

Parent signature _______________________    Date _______________

     

 

DUAL ENROLLMENT DEADLINES

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

 

Semester                                           

 

Spring 2017-18                                     October 20, 2017

 Summer 2018-19                                 April 20, 2018                                       

Fall 2018-19                                          April 20, 2018                                      



 

            

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