Dual Credit Courses

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What Courses Are Offered?

 

Dual/Concurrent Credit courses are offered in a variety of subject areas...

 

ACADEMIC courses will serve to complete college course requirements typically associated with freshman and sophomore level courses necessary for a Texas Associate's Degree that can be applied to a bachelor's degree at any Texas Four-year University.

(Examples: English, Government, History, Biology, Math, Psychology, Art)

 

TECHNICAL courses will serve to complete career and technical educational programs are related to various high-demand occupations which require one to two years of training and will allow students to go to work immediately after their training is completed. Even more importantly, most of these career and technical programs are designed to allow students to move into a career pathway. Many of our programs have articulation agreements in order for the Technical degrees to lead to a BAAS.

(Examples: Accounting, Auto Collision, Computer Maintenance, Child Development, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Drafting, Welding )

 

What is Dual/Concurrent Enrollment?

 

Concurrent Student - A high school student who takes college classes on their own-not earning dual credit with the high school.

 

Dual Credit Student - A high school student earning BOTH high school and college credit. These credits apply toward earning college credits for a degree or certificate and to achieve a high school diploma.

 

Courses Offered Through Dual Credit

 

  • College English I & II
  • U.S. & State & Local Government
  • Macroeconomics & Microeconomics
  • General Biology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • History I & II
  • Spanish
  • Refrigeration Principles
  • Criminal Justice (Intro., Crime in America)
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Computer Technology
  • Accounting
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Child Development
  • Computer Maintenance
  • Cosmetology
  • Welding Technology
  • Auto Collision Technology

 

GC works closely with regional councils of government and area economic development agencies to identify workforce requirements. Subject to Coordinating Board approval, appropriate certificate programs are added (e.g. accounting, cosmetology, dental assistant, etc.) Training may be at the high school or college campus.