Dual Enrollment Programs
Dual EnrollmentBroward College and the School Board of Broward County jointly sponsor a Dual Enrollment Program. This program gives high school juniors and seniors a unique opportunity to enroll in courses at BC for high school and college credit.To be eligible for the program, students must have an unweighted cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and appropriate SAT, ACT, or CPT scores. Courses are offered at the student's high school as well as BC's campus locations.Dual enrolled students, do not pay the BC registration, matriculation and textbook fees because they also are receiving high school credit for their courses. Most of the classes are taught by BC professors committed to academic excellence and rigorous standards. Dual enrollment courses not offered by BC may be taken at other institutions with which SBBC has dual enrollment agreements. Currently, dual enrollment agreements are in place for: BC, FAU and FIU
If you are a senior, you can choose the Early Admissions option. You can enroll full-time in college and receive high school and college credit for courses you take.
You must complete two consecutive terms carrying 12 college-level credit hours each major term, and maintain an unweighted grade point average of 2.0, in order to receive your high school diploma.
Textbooks are available on a "loan" basis from the college bookstore, and matriculation fees are waived for a maximum of 24 credit hours.
You work with a designated advisor to discuss course selection, college placement testing, and high school graduation requirements.
Special application and approval procedures apply to students in all three accelerated programs. The admissions and registration officials at the BC campus in the area of participating high schools will provide appropriate forms and assistance and work jointly with designated high school guidance directors and counselors to accomplish application and registration requirements.
Procedures for Students
Students must submit the following documents to the campus Admissions Office prior to registration.
- A completed application for admission form. The $25.00 application fee will be waived.
- A confidential recommendation form signed by the principal or designee.
- Test scores for ACT, SAT or the Florida Entry Level Placement Test (CPT). The CPT is administered at the testing center on each campus and the DTC.
- An official copy of the transcript of credits earned to date will be provided by the high school for purpose of advising, counseling, and GPA verification.
Accelerated students must meet the college admissions requirements in order to be registered in dual enrollment courses. High School students are not enrolled with the college until all admission documents are complete and minimum testing requirements and course prerequisites have been met.
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