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What is Concurrent Enrollment?

A concurrent enrollment course is a course in which a high school student receives college credit and the instructor is a high school teacher.  A dual enrollment course is a course in which a high school student receives college credit for a course taught by a college instructor.

 

How will I benefit?

There are many benefits of taking college classes while you’re still in high school. You can:

  • get a head start on college
  • earn college credits early (possibly earning your college degree in less than four years)
  • challenge yourself academically
  • get a taste of the academic and social aspects of college life

Am I eligible?

Check with the counselor at your high school for eligibility.

Which classes can I take?

Check with the counselor at your high school for eligibility.

How many classes can I take?

Check with the counselor at your high school for limitations.

Can I take classes online?

Dual enrollment online courses are available for students with permission/support from their principal.

 

The High School Concurrent Program is intended for high school students interested in the challenge of completing college courses at Arkansas State University-Newport. High School Concurrent students earn college credit that may also be applied to high school graduation requirements.

 

A very important document for you to view is the Student Handbook portion of the 2014-2015 ASU-Newport Catalog and Student Handbook.  This publication outlines rights and responsibilities of enrolled college/university students. This Student Handbook is located at the following website on page 239. https://portal.asun.edu/ICS/Portlets/ICS/Handoutportlet/viewhandler.ashx?handout_id=311e222f-82e3-4cab-86c7-afb60d317e76.