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Title: Five ways to earn college credit while in high school


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Five ways to earn college credit while in high
school
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There are 3 main ways to earn college credit
while still in high school!!!
  1. DUAL CREDIT
  2. ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  3. ARTICULATED CREDIT

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DUAL CREDIT
  • Blue Springs high schools offer several college
    credit courses through area colleges.
  • The courses are taught by a high school teacher
    who has been approved to teach a college class.
  • The student must apply to the college, be
    accepted, and pay a reduced fee for college
    credit to be awarded.
  • Upon completion of the course, students earn both
    high school and college credit.
  • One other plusyou dont pay for the textbook!

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Dual Credit Courses are offered on the Blue
Springs campuses for dual credit through the
Metropolitan Community Colleges (MCC), the
University of Missouri, Kansas City (UMKC), or
the University of Central Missouri (UCM)
  • Business Principles (MCC)
  • College Accounting (MCC)
  • College Marketing (MCC)
  • College Algebra (MCC
  • College Trigonometry (MCC)
  • College Statistics (MCC)
  • College Business Calculus (MCC)
  • American History 101 (UMKC)
  • American History 102 (UMKC)
  • Debate II /College speech (UMKC)
  • College Debate (UMKC)

Forensics IV English Comp 110 (UMKC) English 214-
Intro to Fiction (UMKC ROTC (UCM) Symphonic Band
(MCC) Orchestra (MCC) A Cappella (MCC ) French
III (UMKC) French IV (UMKC) German III
(UMKC) German IV (UMKC)
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Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
  • The Advanced Placement (AP) program is a
    nationwide program of college level courses
    sponsored by the College Board.
  • Students can earn college credit while in high
    school by earning a satisfactory grade on a
    national exam. Students who enroll in AP courses
    are expected (but not required) to take the AP
    exam in May. Each exam costs approximately 89.

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The following 16 Advanced Placement (AP) courses
are offered in Blue Springs high schools
  • AP Biology
  • AP English Language
  • AP English Literature
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Computer Science
  • AP Environmental Science

AP Government AP European History AP US
History AP Physics I AP Physics C AP Spanish AP
Music Theory AP Psychology
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Articulated Credit
  • Students can take articulated credit courses in
    high school however, they only receive college
    credit after they graduate from high school and
    after completing 15 hours at the Metropolitan
    Community Colleges (MCC).
  • If you take an articulated credit course in high
    school, you must earn at least an 80 grade in
    the course in order to earn college credit later
    on.

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The following articulated credit courses are
offered in Blue Springs high schools
  • Accounting Principles
  • Advanced Computer Applications
  • Business Principles
  • Animal Care Assistant
  • Various CTC courses
  • Various Summit Tech Academy

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2 other ways to earn college credit
  • 1) Credit by examination applies to Project
    Lead the Way (PLTW) courses Engineering and
    Biomedical.
  • 2) Enrollment for high school students students
    take courses at the college campus of their
    choice.

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REMEMBER.
  • When considering dual credit and/or advanced
    placement classes
  • Keep in mind that you must check with the college
    or university you plan to attend, as well as the
    department in which you intend to enroll
    regarding acceptance and transferability.
  • With dual credit courses, students are starting
    their college transcript while in high school.
  • Rigorous classes always help prepare students for
    work, college, and the ACT or SAT tests.

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Academic Resume
  • ELIZABETH JAGUAR WILDCAT
  • 617 NW Wildcat Dr.
  • Blue Springs, MO 64014
  • (816)456-7891 
  • Education
  • Blue Springs High School GPA 4.006
  • 2000 Jag Drive Class Rank 5/543
  • Blue Springs, MO 64015 ACT 31
  • (816)-220-2300
  • High School Extracurricular Activities Grade
  • Include clubs, sports, lessons, parts in plays,
    etc. include if captain or lead etc.
  • Football Cheerleader Junior Varsity 9
  • High School Honors
  • include any awards, certificates, elected
    offices, letters, conference
  • Student Council Representative 9, 10, 11, 12
  • National High School Honors
  • include any national recognitions
  • Whos Who of American High School Students 9,
    10, 11, 12
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