A dual credit course is a rigorous course that provides students the potential to earn both high school and college credit.
- Free or reduced-cost college credits
- Rigorous courses in high school ease academic transition to college
- Students may be able to graduate college sooner
- College credits may result in higher military pay
Dual credit courses that take place on district high campuses include:
- Exam Based Dual Credit
- Course Based Dual Credit
In another dual credit program called Running Start, students attend courses on Community or Technical College campuses.