Admissions - Dual Enrollment

G. Zheng Brain Bowl high scorerDual Enrollment is defined as a student simultaneously earning high school credit toward a high school diploma along with college credit toward an Associate Degree or occupational credit toward a technical certificate.

New Dual Enrollment Associate in Arts degree-seeking students are required to complete SLS 1101 Student Success during their first semester of attendance. Please see your advisor for details.

For information on additional requirements and opportunities, go to www.irsc.edu and click on "Choose a Program or Career" then click "Dual Enrollment." Types of Dual Enrollment include:

  1. Academic - Students may simultaneously earn high school credit toward a high school diploma and college credit toward an Associate or Baccalaureate Degree. Students may be part time or full time. To enroll in academic coursework, students must successfully complete an entry level examination as required by Section 1008.30, Florida Statutes. For the purpose of this agreement, ACT, SAT, and/or P.E.R.T. scores are acceptable.
  2. Career/Technical - Students may simultaneously earn elective high school credit toward a high school diploma and career/technical credit toward an Associate Degree or Technical Certificate. Students may be part time or full time in Career/Technical Dual Enrollment.
  3. Early Admission - Highly qualified high school students may enroll full time in college, and simultaneously earn high school credits toward a high school diploma and college credit toward an Associate or Baccalaureate Degree. Students must have completed, prior to Early Admission, a minimum of six semesters of full time secondary enrollment (grades 9-11). Eligibility criteria, as stated in paragraphs #1 and #2 above, also apply to Early Admission.

The following are ineligible to be counted as Dual Enrollment.

  1. Vocational preparatory instruction
  2. College preparatory instruction
  3. Other forms of pre-college instruction
  4. Physical education and recreational studies that focus on physical execution of skills rather than the intellectual attributes of an activity
  5. Private music lessons