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Dual Credit Procedures for High Schools

Dual credit procedures for high schools and career centers

The College of Lake County offers college – level academic and career courses to qualified high school students. The dual credit option provides access to a higher level of education and is an excellent opportunity to challenge high school students. A dual credit course is a college course taken by a high school student for which the student is awarded both college and high school credit.

Dual credit advantages for high schools and career centers

  • Reduce high school dropout rates
  • Prepare students for college work
  • Enhance high school curriculum
  • Enhance student transition to college
  • Increase student access to CLC resources and services

Dual credit at CLC

  • Classes are taught at the high school by its own instructors.
  • Students receive both high school and CLC credit
  • Curriculum, syllabi, textbooks and hiring standards must meet CLC guidelines
  • A formal agreement is signed
  • CLC tuition and application fees are waived
  • A CLC transcript is generated

Schools interested in offering dual credit for the first time, please contact the program coordinator:

Sarah Stashkiw
Manager, College Readiness and Dual Credit
Dual Credit/College Readiness