Where high school students with an intellectual disability take college classes while completing on-campus internships for career readiness.
When you successfully complete a dual-credit course, you can apply the credit toward both your high school and college graduation requirements.
Note on Transferability: According to Kentucky state law, for any student wishing to transfer to another public college/university within the state of Kentucky, general education classes will transfer as general education credit. For students looking to attend a public college/university outside of Kentucky, a private college/university, or taking a class that isn't classified as general education, students are strongly encouraged to verify with the intended institution the transferability of the dual-credit course(s) they are wanting to take. It is up to each receiving institution to determine how they will award credit for dual-credit coursework.
Taking dual-credit courses allows you to test the waters of college before applying as a first-time degree seeking freshman in an environment that provides support from both the high school and college.
...is the percentage of students with dual-credit experience who graduate after 4 years or continue for a 5th year. This is 24% higher than those without dual-credit experience.