Dual Enrollment Opportunities

    • Students must confer with counselors during scheduling about taking college courses for high school credit. These must be pre-arranged in order to count for high school credit.
    • Course offerings, times, locations, fees and admittance and entry requirements rest solely with and are at the discretion of the college or university.
    • Registration, transportation, and all fees are the responsibility of the students and their parents, with the exception of transportation for Blue Ridge JumpStart students and students who attend classes on the Edwin Miller campus for Shepherd in the morning.
    • College courses should not be confused with advanced placement courses that are offered during the regular school day at all Berkeley County high schools.
    • Some college courses may be included on a senior’s high school schedule. These will be limited as all students must be enrolled in eight periods.

Approved Dual Enrollment Courses

  • Only BCS approved college courses can count as dual credit classes. Dual credit classes give both high school and college credits. Some college courses can count as required high school credits. Others will count as electives. Civics is NOT available as a dual credit course. Therefore, this class must be taken at the high school. Check with your counselor to determine if courses will count as required or elective credits. Failure of college course(s) can affect graduation requirements.

    *BCS Program of Studies: https://www.berkeleycountyschools.org/Page/5303

    *IMPORTANT: IT IS THE STUDENT’S RESPONSIBILITY TO PROVIDE END-OF-SEMESTER GRADES TO RECEIVE HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT. OFFICIAL GRADE REPORT FROM COLLEGE MUST BE PROVIDED TO COUNSELING OFFICE BY THE END OF THE SEMESTER, OR STUDENT WILL RECEIVE A LETTER GRADE OF “F” FOR SEMESTER GRADE, AFFECTING GPA AND GRADUATION STATUS.(FOLLOWING BCS GUIDELINES FOR DROPPING A COURSE).

    *WITDRAWAL OF A COLLEGE COURSE RESULTS IN A “WF” ON THE HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS, WHICH HAS A GPA VALUE OF AN “F.”

Ready to Get Started?

  • Step 1: Review the various dual enrollment opportunities below.

    Step 2: Inform your school counselor of the college program/course you wish to take. 

    Step 3: Complete the necessary steps below to sign up for the course/program through the college.

    Step 4: Determine if you wish to receive high school credit (dual credit) for the college course or college credit only, complete the 
    Dual Credit Contract, and return it to your school counselor before the college course/program begins.

    Step 5: (Optional) Seniors have the option of being exempt from a portion of their school day if taking college courses.  If this is desired, please complete this Request for Exemption from a Full Day of School form and discuss with your school counselor.

    *Want to learn more?  Check out our Dual Enrollment Overview Brochure*

Dual Enrollment Registration

      Potomac State College

      • Registration

      • Questions?

      Blue Ridge CTC

      Shepherd University

      • Registration

      • Questions?