Academic Dual Credit
At College of the Rockies, academic dual credit courses are available through the University Arts and Sciences, Business Management, Criminal and Social Justice, Tourism Management, Recreation Management, and Kinesiology programs.
Eligibility for Academic Dual Credit:
You are eligible to take part in the academic dual credit program if:
- You are entering grade 11 or 12
- You are 19 years of age or under.
- The College of the Rockies course is part of the University Arts and Sciences, Business Management, Criminal and Social Justice, Tourism Management, Recreation Management, or Kinesiology programs.
- You have completed the Dual Credit Application Package.
Academic Dual Credit FAQs
Q: Are College of the Rockies semesters the same as my high school’s?
A: The fall semester start and end dates are similar. For College of the Rockies, the winter semester starts in January and ends in April. There is a February reading break. The College does not take a March break. Dual Credit students would be required to adhere to the schedule requirements of their chosen course.
Q: The College of the Rockies course I am interested in has prerequisites. Does this impact me?
A: Yes, you must meet the course prerequisites. The College requires your official transcript to verify that you meet the course requisites.
Q: Where will I take my dual credit course?
A: College of the Rockies courses are offered at one of the College campuses or online. In some circumstances, courses may be delivered at a high school by a College instructor.
Q: Does it cost to take Dual Credit courses at College of the Rockies?
A: With a complete and signed Dual Credit Application package, your tuition and fees will be paid by the school district. You will be responsible for the purchase of textbooks and any other required learning tools. Our Financial Aid and Awards Advisor may be able to help you access bursaries to help with textbook costs.
Q: Where can I get more information about Academic Dual Credit?
A: You can get more information from your high school counsellor or by contacting Brian Conrad, Regional Transitions Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Apply for Academic Dual Credit
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With support from your high school counsellor or principal, complete the Academic Dual Credit Application package. This package includes the following forms and information sheets:
- Application for Program Admission – Dual Credit
- Academic Dual Credit Permission Form
- Academic Dual Credit Sponsorship Form
- Student Information Release Authorization Form (optional)
- Tuition and Fees List for upcoming academic year
Submit an official high school transcript to College of the Rockies.
Submit the completed application package to your high school counsellor. If approved, your application will then be given to the Regional Transition Coordinator for submission to College of the Rockies. Soon afterwards, the College will contact you via email regarding your admission status.
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