Students receive both high school and college credit for a college-level class successfully completed.
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
- 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.
Triton College Dual Credit Handbook March 2015