Wylie ISD offers a variety of academic and technical Dual Credit courses to high school students. A Dual Credit course is a course that enables students to earn college credit for both high school and college credit at the same time. A passing grade is required to gain credit. Passing standards for high school and college grades may differ. By taking college-level coursework, students can get a jump-start on college, saving both time and money. Dual Credit courses are offered through a partnership with Collin College. All courses will transfer to programs of study at Collin College. Students interested in going to other colleges/universities are encouraged to contact those institutions directly for additional information about how these courses will transfer to those institutions.
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Wylie ISD allows students to take Dual Credit classes at Collin College outside of the school day with counselor approval. Interested students should talk to their counselors for appropriate concurrent enrollment paperwork. Students cannot take Dual Credit classes outside of the school day for any courses with EOC tests. Students cannot take online Dual Credit classes at Collin College. Students can only register for courses currently included in the Wylie ISD/Collin College MOU and cannot take Dual Credit courses at other colleges or universities for high school credit. Dual Credit courses that count for Wylie ISD Ranking GPA will be included in Ranking GPA.
Dual Credit Drop Policy
Through the first three weeks of the semester students may drop a Dual Credit course with teacher and parent acknowledgement. Students are not able to drop a Dual Credit course after the first three weeks except with approval from the an administrator. For more information, please contact the counselor. Dual Credit courses may be not dropped after the first nine weeks. When changing courses, earned grades from the prior course are transferred into the new course at the time of the schedule change. Students dropping from Dual Credit courses to on-level courses may be asked to go back and learn material that was covered prior to entering the on-level course. Students dropping Dual Credit courses must also contact the college/university to drop the course in their system as well.
Health Science Dual Credit Grading Scales
For Health Science Dual Credit courses, the following grading scale will apply to the Collin College transcript grades:
F: below a 75