Dual credit is part of the Lone Star College's exceptional admissions program, designed specifically for high school students ready for college-level instruction.
Students who demonstrate college readiness on a placement exam can earn college and high school credits simultaneously by attending classes at their high school or through a Lone Star College campus. Many of the classes are transferable to public colleges or universities in Texas, and some are accepted by out-of-state and private colleges.
Workforce Dual Credit is designed to allow high school students to enroll in LSC credit workforce programs and receive high school credit for career and technical classes. Students who participate in these classes/programs will graduate high school with career skills and in many cases, a certification approving them for employment in their industry. Please check with your local college campus to see whether or not you can take advantage of this opportunity.
Grades received in dual credit courses will be a permanent part of the studentís college record.
Students who are interested in taking courses at Lone Star College for high school credit should talk to their high school guidance counselors to get approval before proceeding through the registration process.
Homeschool students who are interested in participating in the dual credit program should bring a copy of their high school transcript to meet with an academic advisor at your respective LSC college campus.
In order for students to be eligible for dual credit, the following must be in place:
Courses beyond high school graduation require 11th grade exit level TAKS scores or other placement assessment scores to be submitted to the Admissions Office at any LSC campus.