Selecting dual enrollment will allow students to travel to
area colleges/technical schools and take courses that will count towards
post-secondary goals. Students may
select to attend a variety of programs at area colleges and technical schools
to get a jumpstart on their post-secondary education. Students are responsible
for providing their own transportation and fees associated with the
course. Students must be a junior or senior. Students may enroll in up to 2 college
courses per semester.
Colleges: Harrisburg Area Community College, Elizabethtown College,
Lancaster Bible College, Millersville University, Thaddeus Stevens College
(senior full day program), PA College of Health Sciences
student, parent or guardian must pay course costs directly to the college.
Course Options: Students
typically select general education courses at the college. Participating colleges provide an approved
course list for high school students that varies from semester to semester.
Procedures: Each post-secondary
school has their own application process.
Students are required to fill out all college application materials and
submit their high school transcript.
Some schools require a qualifying PSAT or SAT and additional placement
earn 3 or 4 college credits per course and 1 high school credit per
course. Students should check with their
prospective post-secondary colleges to see if they will accept the credits
obtained in dual enrollment.
Requirements: Most dual enrollment
courses are considered elective credits.
Grading: The course grade earned at the
post-secondary partner school will be duplicated and awarded upon successful
completion of the course. The letter
grade provided on the college transcript from the partner college/university is
what is reported on the high school transcript.