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Dual Enrollment Courses & Eligibility

Courses

The college courses offered are carefully selected by Delta and high school officials. High school students’ experiences are the same as those of students enrolled in the courses on campus: the objectives, tests, instructional materials, content and grading standards.

Traditional dual enrollment course offerings may include:

  • English Composition I & II
  • College Algebra
  • Art, Theater and Music Appreciation
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Western Civilization I & II
  • History of the United States I & II
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Foundations of Early Childhood Development
  • Process Technology

Student Eligibility Requirements

  • Junior or senior in high school
  • Minimum age of 16 (some programs have higher age requirements)
  • Recommended by high school counselor or principal

Parental consent for enrollment and tuition payment is also required. Students must submit a Dual Enrollment Application/Signature Page with a current transcript and ACT scores.

Academic Pathway

  • Minimum 2.5 OVERALL high school GPA (2.75 effective Fall 2019)
  • Minimum 19 ACT Composite
    • Minimum English ACT of 18*
    • Minimum MATH ACT of 19*

*HS students who meet other readiness indicators but are in need of remediation must be making progress to address the necessary remediation to enroll in ANY course on the Articulation Matrix:

? Students with an ACT sub score of <18 in English who meet all other requirements may enroll in a MATH course, an Introductory Science course, and/or an elective course not specifically listed on the Articulation Matrix if they concurrently address the reading/writing deficiencies.

? Students with an ACT sub score of <19 in MATH who meet all other requirements may enroll in English, Foreign Language, History, Introductory Social Science, Humanities, and/or Fine Arts courses if they concurrently address the Mathematics deficiencies.

Addressing deficiencies includes continuing HS courses in the Louisiana Core 4 Curriculum, increasing ACT sub scores, and/or successfully completing remedial college courses.

Technical / Career Pathway

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 1.75 or minimum ACT/PLAN scores of 13 in Math, English and Reading.
  • Students must also be currently enrolled in Math and English at the high school.

Seniors are limited to four courses (12 credit hours) per semester and juniors are limited to two courses (6 credit hours) if their academic schedule and extracurricular activities allow for successful completion of each course.

If you have any questions please contact:

Mary Peterson
Dual Enrollment Coordinator
318-345-9167