Dual Credit with Northeast Lakeview College
Dual Credit in Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD
SCUCISD partners with Northeast Lakeview College in the Alamo Colleges District for our Dual Credit program. Students are required to meet college readiness measures on the TSIA2 exam and apply to Northeast Lakeview College prior to taking Dual Credit courses.
Dual Credit Program Information
Students in the dual credit program experience the rigor of college-level courses and acquire the confidence to succeed academically and socially in the college environment. Recent data shows that students who complete dual credit experiences are more likely to persist in their second year of college at both two and four-year institutions in Texas compared to their peers who did not participate. Additionally, over the last 8 years in Texas, dual credit participants had a higher four-year college graduation rate than their non-dual credit peers at almost every public institution in the state.
Dual Credit Learner Profile
The Dual Credit Program is designed for high school juniors and seniors seeking to get a jump on their college career. Students who have test scores that indicate they are ready to enter the program and who feel comfortable doing college level work should consider Dual Credit. Students in the dual credit program experience the rigor of college-level courses and acquire the confidence to succeed academically and socially in the college environment.
Curriculum and Assessment in Dual Credit
The college is required by law to ensure a dual credit course and the corresponding course offered at the main campus of the college are equivalent with respect to the curriculum, materials, instruction, and method/rigor of student evaluation.
College Admissions and Credit Policies
Dual Credit students who earn college credit receive a college transcript along with separate high school credit and a high school transcript. Courses with a Core Curriculum designation are required by law to transfer to any public higher education institution in the state of Texas.