The Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit for High School Students Program allows qualified students the opportunity to receive both high school credit and college credit. The program is restricted to qualified students in Alabama public and private high schools who have signed a working agreement with WCCS.
Hooper Academy Students Follow This Sequence:
HIS 101 – History of Western Civilization
HIS 102 – History of Western Civilization II
MUS 101- Music Appreciation
If all options have been exhausted an appropriate course will be selected with the student based on requirements for their major of choice in college.
Students may take one class or both classes. Each class is approximately $410 plus cost of books. If your child has a PACT, these can be used to cover the expenses for dual enrollment courses. You will need to contact the college directly to find out the process for using those funds. Employees of the Alabama Community College System should also inquire with their employer about the possibility of tuition waivers for dependent students.
Classes are done completely online with no actual classroom instruction done at Hooper Academy. Mid-terms and Finals will be administered at at WCCS, and the school will provide transportation to the college in order for students to take exams. Students will know well in advance of testing dates via their Wallace instructor as well as the dual enrollment coordinator, Ms. Kilpatrick.
Tuition must be paid by debit/credit card no later than the first day of class to Wallace Community College in Selma by logging into the students WCCS Student Account. No payments should be sent to Hooper Academy. If you have any questions concerning payment, you may call the school at 334-876-9227.
You MUST have at least a 2.5 GPA to enroll in dual enrollment classes. Students must make a minimum score on the Accuplacer placement test; or make at least a 19 on the English and 20 on the Math portions of the ACT to be allowed to register for classes. Hooper Academy will provide transportation to the Selma campus in order for students to take the test if their ACT scores do not qualify.
Students will be given a period dedicated to dual enrollment each day in the computer lab or library so they may have an opportunity to work on assignments during school hours but all due dates are ultimately the responsibility of the student. A working, reliable internet connection at home is required in order for students to be able to work on assignments at home.