Dual Credit

State Technical College of Missouri offers both dual credit and dual enrollment opportunities to high school students. State Tech dual credit courses are taught in the high school or career center, by college-approved high school instructors, for which students receive both college and high school credit.State Tech dual enrollment courses are taught in the high school, on-campus, online, or via interactive television courses (ITV) by State Tech full-time or adjunct instructors, for which students receive college credit and may also receive high school credit.

What are the benefits of dual credit/dual enrollment courses?

Saves time. Take a course once and have the ability to earn high school and college credit at the same time giving students a chance to complete their intended academic degree faster.

Saves money. Courses taken through the State Tech Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program is a substantial savings compared to the college’s tuition.

Prepares students for college. Courses provide high school students first-hand exposure to college-level work while still in high school.  Our program ensures that courses taught at the high school or career center are aligned with those offered on our college campus.

 

Students and Parents

Eligibility

State Tech adheres to Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education requirements for participation in the dual credit/dual enrollment program.  Generally, students in grades 9-12 must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher on a 4.0 scale.  Juniors and seniors who have a cumulative GPA of 2.50-2.99 on a 4.0 scale may be considered.  Freshmen must also have a score at or above the ninetieth percentile on the ACT or SAT.  Students must also meet placement requirements and/or prerequisites for the courses they wish to take.  Additionally, State Tech requires all students to have the approval of a school official and a parent or legal guardian.

Registration

A student desiring to enroll in dual credit and/or dual enrollment courses through State Tech who meets the eligibility requirements will be admitted as a non-degree seeking student. The following procedure must be followed to enroll in State Tech courses.

  1. Students must fill out the online dual credit/dual enrollment program application at statetechmo.edu/???
  2. Parents/Legal Guardians will receive an email from the State Tech Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program Office requesting permission for their student to enroll in the dual credit/dual enrollment program. Parents/Legal Guardians must reply to the email with approval by the deadline in order for the student to be considered for the dual credit/dual enrollment program.
  3. School officials will verify the GPA and placement scores before recommending the student.
    • The instructor will inform the students of the ISBN and version of textbook and list of materials needed for the course.
    • Dual credit/dual enrollment students may purchase textbooks and course materials from the State Tech Bookstore on the Linn campus. The course registration form and full tuition payment must be submitted by the deadline in order for the student to be considered for the dual credit/dual enrollment program.

      Costs

      2018-2019 Tuition

      • $88 per credit hour plus books and course materials for dual credit classes (taught by high school or career center instructor)
      • $96 per credit hour plus books and course materials for dual enrollment classes (taught by State Tech instructor)

      Note:  Tuition is subject to change.

      Books and Course Materials

    Payment

    Full payment of tuition is due at the time of registration.  State Tech accepts payment by check and money order, as well as American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards. The Payment Form that should accompany the tuition payment may be printed from www.statetechmo.edu/????????.

    If a student wishes to register for additional semesters, all of his or her fees must be paid in full before registering for the following semester.  Questions regarding payments should be directed to the Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program Office at dualcredit@statetechmo.edu or (573) 897-526

Passwords and Usernames

When you apply to State Tech, a letter is sent containing your EagleMail, EagleOnline, and EagleLMS (Moodle) username, temporary password, and your Student ID. These items are sent to the home address listed on the admission application. With these items, students can access their State Tech  EagleMail account and can access their courses in EagleLMS (Moodle).

It is extremely important that students check EagleMail several times a week.  EagleMail is the college’s official way of contacting you.

For Password and Username recovering assistance call the IT Helpdesk at (573) 897-5200.

Adding or Dropping Courses and Refunds

Courses may be added throughout the registration period only. A student may withdraw from a class during the first three quarters of the class.  Withdrawal during this time will be recorded on the transcript as “WD”.  After three quarters of any class, withdrawals and “WD” grades are not allowed, and instructors assign letter grades.

To drop a course, a completed Add/Drop Form must be submitted to the Academic Records Office.  The Add/Drop Form can be found by logging into your EagleOnline account, clicking on the Student Info tab and then the Student Forms and Publications link or by contacting the Academic Records Office at registrar@statetechmo.edu.

In order to be eligible to receive a 100% refund, courses must be dropped prior to five days after the start of the class.  If a course is dropped after the 100% full refund date, the student is responsible for 100% of tuition and fees.  Every school district has different policies in place concerning dual credit/dual enrollment.  Students should consult with their counselor or principal before dropping any State Tech courses to ensure that they will still be on track to graduate.

Student Responsibilities

Students should remember that they are enrolled at State Tech through the Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program and are considered undergraduate students at State Tech. As such, dual credit/dual enrollment students are expected to take personal responsibility for their education; these responsibilities include payment of fees, meeting deadlines, and observing the College’s rules and regulations found in the Student Handbook and College Catalog.

 

Grades, Transcripts, and Transferring

Upon completion of dual credit courses,  instructors will send an official grade sheet to the Academic Records Office, where it is entered into the State Tech system, using a standard 4.0 GPA scale.  The grade a student earned in a dual credit or dual enrollment course appears as part of the student’s permanent college record and cannot be dropped.  After the grades have been posted to the student’s transcripts, they will be available on EagleOnline.

Credit earned at State Tech through the Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program is transferable to other colleges and universities according to their respective transfer policies. Not all classes transfer to every college or university.    Students are encouraged to contact the Director of Admissions or Registrar at the college or university of their choice for questions regarding acceptance and transferability of credit courses.

To request a copy of your State Technical College of Missouri transcript for other institutions, students must complete a Transcript Request Form.  A Transcript Request Form can be found by logging into your EagleOnline account, clicking on the Student Info tab and then the Student Forms and Publications link or by contacting the Academic Records Office at registrar@statetechmo.edu.   If you do not have your student ID number, write “unknown” on that line and fill in your social security number.  The State Tech Academic Records Office’s address and contact information is included on the form.  Transcripts are not issued to or for students who have financial obligations to the college until those obligations are paid in full.

FERPA (The Family Educational Rights Privacy Act) 

The State Tech Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program adheres to all FERPA policies. According to ed.gov, “When a student turns 18 years old or enters a postsecondary institution at any age, all rights afforded to you as a parent under FERPA transfer to the student.” To learn more about FERPA, please visit this website. In order for other individuals to have access to a student’s educational files, financial information or student accounts, the student must complete the Academic and Financial Information Release section of the Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Registration and Academic and Financial Information Release Form that is distributed at the time of registration.

Changes to the Academic and Financial Information Release Form can be made by printing and submitting a new form, which can be found by logging into your EagleOnline account, clicking on the Student Info tab and then the Student Forms and Publications link or by contacting the Academic Records Office at registrar@statetechmo.edu.  The new form can be emailed to registrar@statetechmo.edu or mailed to the Academic Records Office, One Technology Drive, Linn, MO  65051.  Questions can be directed to the Academic Records Office at registrar@statetechmo.edu.

Admission to State Tech after High School

State Tech dual credit/dual enrollment students may apply for admission to State Tech as degree-seeking students. State Tech dual credit/dual enrollment course work that is satisfactorily completed may be applied toward a degree program. Application for Admission to State Tech can be found at www.statetechmo.edu/apply/.  Questions about applying for a technical program at State Tech after high school can be directed to the Admissions Office at admissions@statetechmo.edu or (573) 897-5000.

Student Identification Cards

State Tech student ID cards can be acquired at the Activity Center. A driver’s license, state ID, passport, or other government-issued photo identification is required to obtain a State Tech student ID card. These cards are valid for the duration of the course(s) in which the students are enrolled and will allow the students access to student services (not including the Activity Center) and academic support similar to that afforded to students on the college campus, including, but not limited to advisors, library services, and other resources requisite for college-level academic performance, e.g. State Tech Library and Academic Resource Center.

Tutoring

Free tutoring is offered at State Tech’s Academic Resource Center (ARC) for enrolled State Tech students.  Staff members and peer tutors offer both individual and group tutoring for all general education classes.

Apply to be a Dual Credit Instructor

Contact the Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program Office or (573) 897-5262 to request to become a dual credit instructor.

Class Rosters

Following registration each semester, dual credit instructors will receive a class roster for the dual credit course(s) they are teaching at their high school or career center.  Instructors are asked to check the accuracy of the rosters.  Any discrepancies should be reported to the Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program Office immediately to ensure that all students registered or believed to be registered are properly identified.

Grades

Official State Tech grade sheets with instructions are emailed prior to the end of each class to dual credit instructors for completion. Upon completion of the dual credit course(s), instructors will issue a grade to students enrolled in their course(s) for college credit.  Grade sheets will be returned to the Academic Records Office for processing.  Once grades are posted, they cannot be removed from a student’s official college transcript. Students should be advised accordingly.  The grade a student earned in a dual credit course appears as part of the student’s permanent college record and cannot be dropped.  After the grades have been posted to the students’ transcripts, they will be available on EagleOnline.

Grading Assistance

  • Step-by-step instructions for entering grades online
  • Additional information for submitting grades

Transcripts

If a student needs to request copies of his or her State Technical College of Missouri transcript for other institutions, he or she must request official copies.  Transcripts may be obtained by completing a Transcript Request Form.  A Transcript Request Form can be found by logging into the student’s EagleOnline account, clicking on the Student Info tab and then the Student Forms and Publications link or by contacting the Academic Records Office at registrar@statetechmo.edu.   If the student does not have his or her student ID number, the student needs to write “unknown” on that line and make sure to fill in the social security number.  The State Tech Academic Records Office’s address and contact information is included on the form.  Transcripts are not issued to or for students who have financial obligations to the college until those obligations are paid in full.

Credit earned at State Tech through the Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program is transferable to other colleges and universities according to their respective transfer policies. Not all classes transfer to every college or university.  Students are encouraged to contact the Director of Admissions or Registrar at the college or university of their choice for questions regarding acceptance and transferability of credit courses.

Important Dates Page

Fall 2018 Semester
Thursday, Aug. 10 New Adjunct Faculty Orientation
4:00-6:00 p.m.
J.C. Penney Room 204
includes snacks
[Register]
Aug. 1 – Aug. 27 Fall Online Registration
Aug. 21 Fall Semester begins for dual enrollment students
Aug. 27 DEADLINE to Drop or Withdraw from Fall Semester Courses and Be Eligible for a Refund
Nov. 14 DEADLINE to Drop or Withdraw from Fall Semester Courses and receive a “WD” grade (not eligible for a refund)
Dec. 13 Fall Semester ends for dual enrollment students
Dec. 17 Fall Semester Grade Sheets Due in Academic Records Office

 

Spring 2019 Semester
Dec. 1 – Jan. 14 Spring Online Registration
Jan. 8 Spring Semester begins for dual enrollment students
Jan. 14 DEADLINE to Drop or Withdraw from Spring Semester Courses and Be Eligible for a Refund
  DEADLINE to Drop or Withdraw from Fall Semester Courses and receive a “WD” grade (not eligible for a refund)
May 9 Spring Semester ends for dual enrollment students
May 9 Spring Semester and Full-Year Course Grade Sheets Due in Academic Records Office

 *Event dates and times are subject to change. Refer to meeting notices and event invitations for exact dates, times, and locations.

Contact Information Page

Below you will find the contact information for the Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program staff.

Aaron Kliethermes

Assistant Dean of Extended Programs

Nilges Technology Center, Room 204

aaron.kliethermes@statetechmo.edu

 

Stephanie Scheulen

Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program Coordinator

Nilges Technology Center, Room 227

stephanie.scheulen@statetechmo.edu

(573) 897-5262

 

Address:

Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program Office

State Technical College of Missouri

One Technology Drive

Linn, MO  65051

dualcredit@statetechmo.edu

 

Other Important Phone Numbers

The Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program works closely with many other offices at State Tech such the offices listed below.

Subject Contact Person(s) Office Location* Telephone Email Address
Academic Records Assistant  to the Registrar

Coordinator of Academic Records

ITC, Room 101 (573) 897-5117

(573) 897-5119

registrar@statetechmo.edu
Add/Drop a Class Assistant  to the Registrar

Coordinator of Academic Records

ITC, Room 101 (573) 897-5117

(573) 897-5119

registrar@statetechmo.edu
Billing Issues Cashier ITC Cashier Window (573) 897-5121 billing@statetechmo.edu
Bookstore Book Store Staff ITC, Lower Level (573) 897-5124 bookstore@statetechmo.edu
EagleLMS (Moodle) Issues Help Desk ITC IT Help Desk (573) 897-5200 helpdesk@statetechmo.edu
Email Issues Help Desk ITC IT Help Desk (573) 897-5200 helpdesk@statetechmo.edu
FERPA (The Family Educational Rights Privacy Act) Registrar ITC, Room 101 (573) 897-5154 registrar@statetechmo.edu
ID Cards Activity Center Front Desk Activity Center (573) 897-5300 activitycenter@statetechmo.edu
Library Library Staff ITC (573) 897-5215 librarian@statetechmo.edu
Placement Testing Testing Center ITC, Room 106 (573) 897-5101 testingcenter@statetechmo.edu
Registration/Enrollment Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Coordinator NTC, Room 227 (573) 897-5262 dualcredit@statetechmo.edu
Special Needs Accommodations Counselor

Clinical Counselor/VRE

VPC, Room 213

ITC, Room 109C

(573) 897-5228

(573) 897-5110

counselors@statetechmo.edu
Transcripts Academic Records ITC, Room 101 (573) 897-5119 registrar@statetechmo.edu
Tutoring:    General Education Academic Resource Center ITC Library (573) 897-5204 staffARC@statetechmo.edu
Withdrawal from State Tech Coordinator of Academic Records ITC, Room 101 (573) 897-5119 registrar@statetechmo.edu

*A campus map and directions can be found at www.statetechmo.edu/directions/.