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Dual Credit Program

What are my options for enrolling at Brookhaven College while still in high school?

Dual Credit Program
Dual Credit
A course taken for dual credit earns the student college credit while simultaneously satisfying high school graduation requirements. Some dual credit courses are offered on the high school campus during the regular schedule of the school day. Students also may choose to get a preview of college life by attending classes on the Brookhaven College campus.
College Credit
This is a program in which students earn college credit only.

Who may participate in these programs?

High school students must meet specific criteria to be eligible to enroll in classes at Brookhaven College.

Minimum Test Scores

To enroll in dual credit courses, students must present a passing score on the ACT, SAT, or TSI Assessment in at least one area (reading, writing or math) as applicable to the course(s).

Minimum test scores for students enrolling in dual credit are listed in the college catalog.

TSI Assessment testing is available at the college. Minimum TSI scores must be reached to show college readiness for dual credit subjects.

How do I apply for admission to Brookhaven College?

The following MUST be submitted to the Admissions/Registrar’s Office:

  1. Application for Admission to the college. (Select high school enrollment option)
  2. Verification of Eligibility form, PDF, completed and signed by the counselor or principal of the high school, student and parents. Regardless of the age of the student, parents must sign this form.
  3. Official high school transcript. This will prove your current TSI status. Transcript will show student’s ACT/SAT/TAKS scores for possible TSI exemption.
  4. Emergency Medical Form
  5. Proof of meningitis vaccination

How many college courses may a high school student take?

High school students may register for no more than six credit hours per long semester and no more than three credit hours in a minimester or summer session. A student must maintain a 2.0 grade point average in all college courses to be approved for admission in the subsequent semester.

Will the credit(s) earned at Brookhaven College transfer to other institutions?

The credits earned from Brookhaven College are generally transferable to most colleges and universities. Let your advisor know of your transfer plans and check with the transfer institution if possible. View Brookhaven College's accreditation statement in the online catalog.

How much will it cost to take courses at Brookhaven College?

Tuition is based on several factors: the high school attended, county of residence, etc. In most cases, tuition for dual credit courses is waived. Each student is responsible for purchasing his/her own textbooks for the course(s).

How can I drop my course(s)?

If you decide to drop your course(s) you will need to:

Who can I contact if I have any questions?