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Dual Enrollment / Dual Credit




Welcome to Dual Enrollment & Dual Credit at Jones College!


Hello, Future Bobcat! Participating in Dual Enrollment/Credit at Jones College will prove to be very beneficial to your college success by providing you course quality, transferability of college credit, easier access to take college courses, and the removal of financial barriers

Jamie Williams

Dual Enrollment Coordinator
(601) 477-4057
jamie.williams@jcjc.edu

A Dual Enrolled Student is a student who is enrolled in a community college or junior college or state institution of higher learning while enrolled in high school. Upon completion of each Dual Enrollment course, the student will receive the appropriate number of college credits (college credit is reserved until after high-school graduation) as listed in the Jones County Junior College Catalog.

A Dual Credit Student is a student who is enrolled in a community college or junior college or state institution of higher learning while enrolled in high school and who is receiving both high school credit and college credit for post-secondary coursework.

Upon completion of each Dual Credit course, the student will receive the appropriate number of college credits (college credit is reserved until after high-school graduation) as listed in the Jones County Junior College Catalog and will receive credit that will also be applied to meet high school graduation requirements as verified by the high school principal. Articulation of college credits will be left to the discretion of the high school, although recommendations will be made by Jones County Junior College.

  • Enriches the opportunities for outstanding high school students.
  • Provides opportunities for advance high school students to earn college credit prior to graduation from high school.
  • Shorten the time to attain a college degree
  • Provides students with college credit that is transferable to a college or university.
  • Eases the transition from high school to college by exposing students to the expectations and rigors of postsecondary education.
  • Tuition is discounted and financial barriers are removed
Dual Credit Academic Classes
Dual credit online classes are taught at the high school by a Jones College instructor, but monitored by an approved Learning Facilitator.
Dual Credit face-to-face classes are taught at the high school by the approved Dual Credit High School Faculty.


Dual Credit Career and Technical Classes
Career and Technical classes are taught face-to-face by a Jones College instructor, and at the High School, or Vo-Tech by the approved Dual Credit High School Faculty.

How to Become a Dual Student


1

Decide

Discuss available dual course options with your guidance counselor that aligns with your high school graduation requirements, while also getting a head start on your college degree. 

2

Qualify

Must have completed a minimum of fourteen (14) core high school units.
Must have a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale on all high school courses as documented by an official transcript from an accredited high school or home-school program. Must have a composite score of 16 or above on the ACT. 

3

Apply

Application for Dual Credit admission should be coordinated through the student's high school counselor incorporation with Jones College Dual Enrollment Coordinator. Completion of the following are required:
If a student wishes to enroll in a dual enrollment/credit course, he/she must request a Dual Credit Authorization Form from their guidance counselor. The Authorization Form must be signed by the student, a parent/guardian, and guidance counselor/principal, then forwarded to the Dual Enrollment Coordinator for processing. A copy the students partial high school transcript and ACT scores must be attached.
Application for admission for Dual Enrollment/Credit can be completed online.
Homeschool and Out-of-District students should contact the Dual Enrollment Coordinator for further instructions. 

4

Advise

Check with your guidance counselor to make sure you are enrolled in the correct dual course/courses.

5

Orientation

Every dual enrolled student will receive a packet from the Dual Enrollment Coordinator before classes begin each semester. The packets are disbursed by the Facilitator at the high school.
Log in instructions are located in the students dual packets that have step by step instructions for logging in and creating accounts. 

Apply

Application for admission for Dual Enrollment/Credit can be completed online.

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