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- College/Career Planning
CBHS Student Services has provided a step-by-step process for applying for dual enrollment. Your counselor is happy to help if you have questions or get stuck on a step. Be sure to contact your counselor giving yourself ample time before deadlines.
Please note: It is the student’s responsibility to make sure all applications, forms, and required documents are submitted by the college’s deadline.
|Deadline – March 15|
- Meet Qualifying Scores and GPA Requirements
GPA – 3.25 unweighted core
ACT – 20 composite, 20 English, 18 Math
SAT – 26 Reading, 480 Math, combined 970 on old scale
- Apply online to UNG
Make sure you select “Dual Enrollment” option when it asks for Application Type to avoid fee
If student plans on taking UNG classes through Early College, they will also need to apply online to EC as well
- Complete SAT and ACT practice
- Once you have qualifying scores, schedule an appointment with your counselor
You will discuss class options, complete the required participation agreement., and submit a copy of your driver’s license or permit to complete your UNG application
- Check your application status online to ensure you have everything submitted
- As soon as you are accepted, contact the UNG adviser, Mr. Charles Bell to schedule an advising appointment and register for classes
*** This step not required for students taking UNG classes at Early College
Complete the GA Futures funding application to ensure the classes are paid for
***This application must be submitted every semester!
LTC Application Info
- Apply to Lanier Tech online
Make sure you select the “Dual Enrollment” option in the drop down box when asked for Application Type to avoid fee
If student plans on taking LTC classes through Early College, apply to EC online as well
- Qualifying Scores
SAT: Degree – 480 Math & 25 Reading; Certificate – 440 Math & 24 Reading
ACT: Degree – 16 English, 19 Math, and 17 Reading; Certificate – 12 English, 17 Math, 13 Reading
ACCUPLACER: Degree – 64 Reading, 70 Sentence Skills, Algebra 57
Certificate – 55 Reading, 60 Sentence Skills, 34 Arithmetic
- Sign up to take the ACCUPLACER in Student Services if you do not have SAT or ACT scores
- Complete ACCUPLACER practice
- Schedule an appointment with your counselor
To discuss class options and complete a participation agreement
- Contact LTC’s advisor to schedule an advising appointment and register for classes or attend a Lanier Tech Orientation Session
**This step not required for students taking LTC classes at Early College
- Complete the GA Futures funding application to ensure the classes are paid for
**A new application must be submitted each semester
- Early College at Jones offers classes through UNG, LTC, and Brenau on a Hall County campus
- Students must meet the admissions requirements of their desired college and complete the application steps listed above
- Early College candidates must also complete the EC application
- See FAQs below for differences between tradition dual enrollment vs. Early College and more info or visit Early College’s website
Dual Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions
- What is Dual Enrollment?
Allows high school students to earn college credit while working on high school diploma
- Who qualifies for Dual Enrollment?
All high school students (grades 9-12) are eligible to participate
Students must meet admissions criteria for the college or post-secondary institution they wish to attend
- What is the cost for participation in the Dual Enrollment program?
Dual Enrollment funds covers tuition, mandatory fees, and required textbooks
Some course related fees such as lab fee or course specific supplies are not covered
- What courses can Dual Enrollment students take?
Approved classes may include degree level or non-degree level courses in the five main academic areas (English, math, science, social studies, and modern languages), as well as electives, career, technical, and agricultural offerings
- Will grades earned in Dual Enrollment courses impact my high school academic record?
YES!! Grades will be reflected on both your high school and college transcript
- What responsibilities does a Dual Enrollment student have?
Dual Enrollment students are responsible for their academic success. This includes, but not limited to:
- Attending and being on time for class
- Participating in class discussions
- Submitting assignments on time
Professors do not communicate or check in with counselors or parents
- What are the benefits for a student participating in the Dual Enrollment program?
- Introduces students to college-level coursework
- Earning college credits while still in high school may enable students to possibly earn an associate degree or certificate
- Helps students adjust to certain aspects of the college experience so the transition from high school to college may be easier
- Students may be able to take classes that are not offered at Johnson
- What are some things to consider with Dual Enrollment?
- Student’s level of maturity and responsibility
- Rigor (some basic college courses might actually be less rigorous than AP/IB courses)
- High School experience
- Failing or withdrawing from courses may mean the student doesn’t graduate on time or could put the student on academic probation at the college level dual enrollment courses start your college transcript and remain on your permanent record!
Early College at Jones
- What is the Hall County Early College @ Jones?
Hall County Schools is partnering with Lanier Technical College (LTC), the University of North Georgia (UNG), and Brenau University to provide unique access to Georgia’s Dual Enrollment program
- How does it work?
- LTC, UNG, and Brenau professors will teach courses on the Jones Early College campus and transportation will be provided for all students during the school day
- All Early College students will participate in academic support that includes tutoring, career guidance, and personalized planning to meet college and career goals
- What are the major differences between Early College @ Jones and the traditional Dual Enrollment at LTC, UNG, or Brenau?
The major differences are that EC students are supported with transportation, onsite Hall County support personnel, and required attendance during their nonscheduled LTC, UNG, or Brenau class time
- What do students do at EC when they don’t have class?
Students will come to Early College on days they do not have scheduled classes. These days will be spent working on assignments, getting class assistance, and experiencing career preparation opportunities
- What classes can students take at EC?
Students can take core academics as well as electives and certificate level classes.
**Class offerings may change from semester-to-semester
- Can ANY Hall County high school student apply?
Yes! Any rising 9th-12th grade student in Hall County is eligible to apply. Talk to your counselor.
Beth Purdy, Senior Counselor/Graduation Coach firstname.lastname@example.org
Michele Hood, Early College Dean of Students email@example.com
|GA Futures DE Info: https://www.gafutures.org/hope-state-aid-programs/scholarships-grants/move-on-when-ready/application-procedure-and-deadline/|
|Approved Course List: https://apps.gsfc.org/SecureNextGen/dsp_accel_course_listings.cfm|
|Early College at Jones: http://www.earlycollegehallco.org/|
|LT DE: http://www.laniertech.edu/Admissions/admissions-highschool.aspx|
|UNG DE: http://ung.edu/undergraduate-admissions/dual-joint-enrollment.php|