Eligibility Criteria

General Criteria

  • Student must be currently enrolled in a Louisiana high school.
  • Student must be on track for completing the Regents/TOPS high school core.
  • Student must have taken the ACT assessment and those scores are on file at the high school.
  • Student must be in good standing as defined by the high school.
  • Student must have program participation permission from the high school.
  • Student must be enrolled in a course for which both college and high school credit is available.

To continue enrollment in subsequent semesters/terms through the Dual Enrollment Program, the student must have successfully completed prior dual credit courses. If the student resigns or withdraws from a course, the student must receive permission from both the high school and college to continue enrollment in subsequent semesters/terms.

Eligibility Criteria

  • College Level, Degree Credit Course: A course in an academic subject that generates postsecondary institutional credit and appears on the current Board of Regents’ Statewide General Education Course Articulation Matrix.
  • Student must have an ACT Composite score of at least 19 (Fall 2018).
  • Student must have an ACT English sub-score of at least 18 to enroll in a college level English course.
  • Student must have an ACT Mathematics sub score of at least 19 to enroll in a college level math course.
  • Enrichment/Developmental Course: An English or mathematics course that generates post- secondary institutional credit, but not degree credit, and is designed to prepare the student for college-level instruction.
  • Student must have an ACT Composite score of at least 15 to take an English 090 or Mathematics 092 course.
  • Student must be a 11th or 12th grade/senior on-track for completing the Louisiana Common Core Curriculum. 

Dual enrollment courses can be offered on the high school campuses, Southern University’s campus, online, or other approved centers.

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