Des Plaines Valley Region
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2000 Fifth Avenue, Suite M103
River Grove, IL 60171

Dual Credit

DUAL CREDIT:

Students receive both high school and college credit for a college-level class successfully completed. 

DUAL ENROLLMENT:

Students are concurrently enrolled (and taking some college-level classes) in high school and college. They may or may not receive high school credit for the college classes.

BENEFITS TO DUAL CREDIT

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  • Reducing college costs for families and the state.
  • Accelerating student progress toward degree completion.
  • Providing greater challenges to advanced students.
  • A more productive senior year of high school.
  • Wider access to college resources and facilities, especially important to small, rural schools.
  • Helping students to visualize themselves as “college material.”
  • Supporting college goals such as improved student recruitment, better community relations, and expansion into new, potentially fund-generating, areas.

Dual Credit Courses Available at High Schools

Fall 2015 Dual Credit list for HS curriculum guides

Triton College Dual Credit Handbook March 2015