High School Opportunities

Shelton State has two programs in which high school students may be concurrently enrolled at Shelton State Community College to earn academic or career/technical college credit. 
Accelerated High School Students Program

Accelerated High School Students Shelton State Community College offers eligible high school juniors and seniors the chance to enroll in college classes concurrently with high school classes. High School students who enroll through this status will receive college credit only. Credit will be awarded upon the student meeting all requirements for high school graduation.

Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit for High School Students Program   
The Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit for High School Students Program allows eligible high school students to enroll in college classes concurrently with high school classes, either on the college campus or at the high school, and to receive both high school and college credit.
Students applying for dual enrollment or accelerated programs are encouraged to speak with their high school counselor before applying.  Students must complete the application process before meeting with an advisor to select courses and register for classes.  
TECH PREP Advance Credit/Placement

The West Alabama Tech Prep Consortium which consists of Shelton State Community College and each of the county school systems from Bibb, Greene, Hale, Pickens, Tuscaloosa, and the Tuscaloosa City School system has developed a formal articulation agreement. This agreement is designed to build upon the educational experiences begun at the secondary level in specific career occupations. This agreement which was signed by each member’s superintendent/president lists specific provisions in order to receive advanced credit/placement.   

To be eligible for this advanced credit/placement, the applicant must:    

1. be recommended by the applicant’s technical instructor for advanced credit;    
2. pass the high school course(s) which are to be articulated with at least a B average.    
3. meet all requirements as established in the respective high school’s articulation agreement. 

For questions concerning advanced credit/placement, contact Shelton State Community College’s Tech Prep Coordinator, 205.391.2407.  
For information regarding college policies, please use the selections below: 

Shelton State College Catalog 

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