earn college credit in high school
Black Hawk College provides opportunities for high school students in its district to take college-level courses before graduating from high school. These state-supported opportunities are known as dual credit and dual enrollment courses. In partnership with local school districts, Black Hawk College offers these courses in response to the educational needs that school administrators have identified for their students.
Financial Aid is not available to dual credit/dual enrollment students; however, dual credit/dual enrollment classes count as credits attempted/completed and are included when determining a student’s academic progress and eligibility for future financial aid.
Dual Credit courses are held at the high school. Upon successful completion of the course, college and high school credit is awarded to the student. Credits appear on your Black Hawk College transcript, and you can use them toward Black Hawk College programs or transfer the credits to other colleges or universities.
Dual Enrollment courses are held at Black Hawk College. Only college credit is awarded to the student. Credits appear on your Black Hawk College transcript, and you can use them at Black Hawk College or transfer them to other colleges or universities.