TSTC partners with more than 100 high schools across Texas to provide premium technical dual enrollment opportunities. Our partnerships with school districts help to fill the workforce needs of Texas. We are committed to our district partnerships, that together we might provide students with strong options for their future.
Technical Dual Enrollment Facts
Only students from school districts with whom TSTC has an agreement are eligible to participate, and courses taken by high school students must be approved by the school district.
Courses can be taken:
- On a high school campus with college credentialed high school instructors.
- Onsite at one of our 10 TSTC campuses.
- Online through distance learning with TSTC.
- Shortened time to earn a Certificate I, Certificate II or Associate of Applied Science degree after high school graduation.
- Cost billed to the ISD at $33 per credit hour.
- Expands the variety of classes available to high school students.
- Acclimates students to college courses within a supportive environment.
Additional things to know:
- Students may need to meet placement test criteria in order to participate.
- Dual Enrollment students are considered college students.
- Grades will be recorded on a permanent transcript, which will affect future college/ university admissions, scholarships and financial aid, just to name a few.
- It is important for dual enrollment students to be committed to the program and course work they have chosen.
To find out what dual enrollment pathways are available in your area, check the 2020-2021 Dual Enrollment Pathways
- All active High School Partners must update the College with sufficient notification to review the College’s obligations and obtain necessary approvals for a proposed partnership for all grant applications.
- A copy of the proposal and/or a detailed statement of work must be provided to TSTC a minimum of thirty (30) days before the grant application is due.
- TSTC will provide a written response (approval or disapproval) within two weeks of receipt of the request and the appropriate documentation.
- Additionally, an active MOU must be in place for the College to provide any grant support approval
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