Dual Credit Information
Current high school students may enroll at Itawamba Community College and simultaneously receive credit at their high school per an agreement between the College and the high school.
REQUIREMENTS * Minimum 12 high school core Carnegie units with a minimum 2.5 grade point average
* Minimum ACT composite score of 16
* Application for admission completed and signed
* Letter of recommendation completed and signed by high school principal or guidance counselor
* High school transcript signed by high school principal or guidance counselor
* Payment of $100 per course (Itawamba Community College will provide a scholarship for the remainder of tuition and fees in approved classes for a maximum of 15 semester hours).
* Follow placement procedures for classes based on sub scores of the ACT and/or ACCUPLACER as outlined in the ICC Catalog.
* Maintain a minimum grade of ‘C’ on each dual credit course.
* Students who drop a course will be required to reimburse the Itawamba County School District for the fee of the classroom digital content.
Prices vary with each course and are set by Itawamba Community College. Students interested in dual credit should contact their high school counselor prior to enrollment at Itawamba Community College for specific guidelines regarding dual credit requirements. At least 20 students must be enrolled in each dual credit class. Any transportation required by a student to participate in the dual credit program is the responsibility of the parent or legal guardian of the student.
DUAL ENROLLMENT Current high school students may enroll at Itawamba Community College and their high school simultaneously provided the following requirements are met:
* A minimum of 12 high school core Carnegie units.
* A 2.5 grade point average or better on a 4.0 scale on all high school courses as documented by an official high school transcript or a minimum composite ACT score of 16.
* An unconditional written recommendation from the high school principal and/or guidance counselor. The unconditional recommendation should verify that the student is academically prepared and has the maturity and self-discipline required to benefit from this type of program. A home-schooled student must submit written recommendation from a parent, legal guardian or custodian.
* Students without 12 core Carnegie units may be admitted to the dual enrollment program with a minimum of an overall 3.0 GPA on all high school courses and a minimum composite ACT score of 21 or the equivalent SAT score.
* Dually-enrolled students must follow ICC admission and placement procedures.
* Dually-enrolled students are not eligible for financial aid.