Concurrent Enrollment is Lincoln Land Community College’s program for high school juniors and seniors and is offered in many high schools in LLCC’s district. Dual credit courses are college-level courses and are of the same high quality, cover the same content and have the same rigor as courses offered at the college’s main campus or other LLCC locations. Dual credit classes are designed to enhance students’ current high school curriculum; address their unique interests, abilities and attitudes; prepare them for work and/or future educational endeavors; and improve the transition from high school to college.
Dual credit course offerings are unique to each of the district high schools.
- Courses are college-level courses and are of the same high quality, cover the same content and have the same rigor as courses offered at the college’s main or regional center campuses.
- Courses can be taken for college and high school credit.
- Students must enroll as LLCC students and a college transcript will be generated.
- Students will be subject to all LLCC placement, enrollment, grading, and records policies and procedures.
- All instructors of dual credit courses must meet Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) and LLCC qualifications.
- Dual credit courses use LLCC textbooks and outlines (unless otherwise approved by an LLCC dean).
All dual credit students are subject to LLCC’s placement policy, which is explained below.
Students desiring to enroll in any course with established prerequisites in reading, English and/or mathematics shall be assessed in the relevant subject area(s). All students must be assessed UNLESS:
- The student holds a degree at the bachelor’s level or above;
- The student has already achieved grades of C or better in a college-level English course (EGL 101 or its equivilant) and a college-level mathematics course (MAT 104, or its equivalent, or above) from any accredited college or university; or
- The student has earned ACT scores of 21 or above in English and 22 or above in math and reading, or SAT scores of 480 or above in verbal (writing/reading) and 530 or above in math
Appropriate alternative test procedures can be arranged for any student with a documented physical or learning disability.
Students are allowed one retake of the placement tests or a portion thereof upon the recommendation of an LLCC academic advisor, counselor, regional center executive director or department dean.
Students need to be high school juniors or seniors at the time the term begins.
Students will follow LLCC placement, enrollment, grading and records policies and procedures for each LLCC course.
Students need to possess a high level of motivation and have adequate time to devote to studying a college-level course.
Students must meet all LLCC placement policies. Students enrolling in a math or composition course must have an ACT score of 21 or above in English and 22 or above in math and reading; have an SAT score of 480 or above in verbal (writing/reading) and 530 or above in math; or must achieve the appropriate LLCC placement score. Some science courses have additional requirements.
Students must be able to complete college level coursework.
Students wishing to withdraw from a class must notify their instructor to drop the class on or before the deadline. (See instructor for withdraw date.) A “W” for withdraw will appear on the students’ college transcript. A “W” on a college transcript may impact future federal college financial aid. College earned GPA may be used as a decision criteria for awarding scholarships or determining acceptance into special college programs.