Bringing K-12, Industry, and Higher Education Together for Student Success. The Dual Enrollment Program at Fresno City College allows qualified high school students to earn college and high school credits at the same time while still attending High School.
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
Architecture, Automotive, Web Design are a few of the topics available.
Remember: Participating in a dual enrollment class is an important decision and should involve a conversation between you, your parents or guardian, and your high school counselor
Dual Enrollment courses offer an opportunity for students to complete a college class, while still attending high school - receiving both high school and FCC college credit.
A. The term dual enrollment refers to students being enrolled—concurrently—in two different educational institutions. This means that a student enrolled in high school may be dual enrolled at a local institution of higher learning, in this case Fresno City College. If students pass their college classes, they receive credit that may be applied toward their high school diploma and toward an FCC college degree or certificate.
A. No. Currently, most classes designated as dual enrollment are offered on your student’s high school campus and if your student needs to travel, you will be notified and a signature will be required for transportation purposes. Most courses will take place during the student’s regular high school day/hours.
A. Courses vary at every high school. Some of the high schools are offering dual enrollment pathways while others are offering “stand alone” general education dual enrollment classes. Check with your high school counselor as to what dual enrollment courses are offered at your school.
A. Dual enrollment courses are different in that they are taught to the rigor of a college course. Students will be using the same textbooks and syllabi as they would if they were taking a class at Fresno City College. As such, please be aware that discussion topics and course materials are generally designed for adult students and may not be appropriate for younger students. Assignments will be graded using college rubrics and standards. The final grade the student receives in their dual enrollment class will be recorded on an official Fresno City College transcript.
A. There are many advantages to participating in dual enrollment.
A. Dual enrollment is a great option for many high school students. However there are some things to be aware of when taking a dual enrollment course.
There are 2 steps to registering for a dual enrollment class:
We hope this clarifies the differences between a regular education class and the dual enrollment course. It is important to follow the steps to enroll in each dual enrollment class. For additional questions, contact your high school counselor.