Heartland applications must be completed by December 21, 2018 to be eligible for ANY dual credit class for the 2019-20 school year.
Click here for the Dual Credit Information Handout (August 2018), which lists and describes all courses offered for the 2019-20 school year. ***Course offerings are based on student requests/enrollment. All courses represent potential courses for the 2019-20 school year. Courses that do not have sufficient enrollment will not be offered.
Interested students must complete the College N.O.W. Student Admission Process:
1. Complete the HCC Application online by December 21, 2018 by going to www.heartland.edu/application
2. Complete the Heartland basic skills assessment, called ACCUPLACER. Students will register for the assessment(s) through their myHeartland account...usually takes about 2 weeks to be able to do so after applying.**Students only interested in the Health, Safety, and Nutrition of the Young Child do NOT need to take the ACCUPLACER assessment, but they must still complete the Heartland application.Friendly Reminders:If a student is currently enrolled in a dual credit course for the 2018-19 school year, they do not need to reapply or reassess. They are still active at Heartland and still qualify for the 2019-20 school year.If a student applied, assessed, and placed into dual credit courses for the 2018-19 school year, but chose not to take a dual credit course this year, they MUST reapply! If a student cannot remember if they qualified on the placement test, please have them see their counselor.College NOW dual credit students enjoy the following benefits:
Effective Fall 2014, Heartland has changed its policy that will result in tuition free dual credit courses hosted within the high schools! There will still an expense for textbooks.
- Earning college credit & high school credit at the same time
- More personalized attention
- Decreased college-related debt
- Reduced time to degree completion
- Early college-level exposure & exploration
- Increased confidence & competence