SCF Dual Enrollment Contract: A Guide to Understanding and Benefits
As a high school student, you may have heard about the opportunity to enroll in college courses while still completing your high school diploma. This program is called dual enrollment and is available at State College of Florida (SCF).
What is an SCF Dual Enrollment Contract?
An SCF dual enrollment contract is an agreement between SCF and a high school student that outlines the terms and conditions of the dual enrollment program. By signing the contract, the student agrees to take college-level courses while still fulfilling high school requirements.
Who is Eligible for SCF Dual Enrollment?
To be eligible for SCF dual enrollment, a student must meet the following criteria:
– Be a Florida resident
– Be in grades 9-12
– Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
– Meet the college readiness test scores required for the course(s) they wish to enroll in
Benefits of SCF Dual Enrollment
SCF dual enrollment offers several benefits for high school students, including:
– Early exposure to college-level coursework
– Opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school
– Cost savings on tuition and fees
– Increased chances of being accepted into a four-year college or university
– Accelerated time to complete a college degree
How to Apply for SCF Dual Enrollment
To apply for SCF dual enrollment, a student must:
1. Meet with their high school guidance counselor to discuss eligibility and course options
2. Submit an online application to SCF
3. Take the college readiness test(s) required for the course(s) they wish to enroll in
4. Submit a signed dual enrollment contract
Once accepted, the student will be able to register for classes and begin their journey towards college-level coursework.
In conclusion, SCF dual enrollment offers a unique opportunity for high school students to get a head start on their college education. By understanding the dual enrollment contract, students and their families can make informed decisions about whether or not to participate in this program. For more information on SCF dual enrollment, visit the SCF website or speak with your high school guidance counselor.