Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment Courses

The Hamilton County Department of Education has established a dual enrollment/early college program with Chattanooga State Technical Community College. The program allows high school students to earn college credit during the regular school year or during the summer.

Students must meet the following requirements to be approved for Dual Enrollment:

ACT sub-score of 19 or higher in the area related to the DE course OR score "College Ready" on the COMPASS placement test in the area related to the DE course. ACT or COMPASS test must be taken prior to submitting registration forms.

Costs are based on the prevailing per-semester hour fee at CSTCC, plus the usual application fee. Interested students should see their school counselor for more information.
Course: Dual Enrollment English 12

Course: Composition I&II

Grade: 12
Prerequisite: Must meet the entrance requirements of Chattanooga State
2 Terms, 2 Credits

This course is conducted under the standards of Chattanooga State. Term I-Composition I and Composition II; Term II-two literature survey courses. College bound students are encouraged to take advantage of this college credit study opportunity. Tuition charges and books are purchased through Chattanooga State. Students who complete this course will receive two terms of high school credit as well as 12 college credit hours of English. Both terms are required to meet Honors Curriculum.

Course: Dual Enrollment Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Grade: 12
Prerequisite: Must meet all entrance requirements for CSTCC and have completed first term of Dual Enrollment English 12
Spring Term, 1/2 Credit

Introductory public speaking course stressing organization and presentation of the extemporaneous speech in a variety of formats.

Course: Dual Enrollment Introduction to Engineering
Grade: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Must meet all entrance requirements for CSTCC
1 Term, 1 Credit

This course is conducted under the standards of Chattanooga State (EG 185-3 credit hours). It is an introduction to the design process in engineering and computer aided design including: historical perspective, problem definition, idea generation, project planning and management, simple decision-making, development of visualization skill, interpretation and construction of 3-D objects through the use of sketching and the use of computer aided design software. Engineering Academy recommended elective.

Course: Dual Enrollment Computers in Engineering
Grade: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Must meet all entrance requirements for CSTCC
1 Term, 1 Credit

This course is conducted under the standards of Chattanooga State (ET 115-3 credit hours). It is an introduction to computers for engineering technology. It covers Visual BASIC programming, word processing and spreadsheets. Engineering Academy recommended elective.

Course: Dual Enrollment Music Appreciation
Grades: 10,11, 12
Prerequisite: Must meet all entrance requirements for CSTCC
1 Term, 1/2 Credit

Through the medium of recorded music, the student studies the development of music from the middle ages to the present. Designed to aid the student to a better understanding and appreciation of traditional music as well as music of our present culture.

Course: Dual Enrollment Pre-Calculus
Grades: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Must meet all entrance requirements for CSTCC
1 Term, 1 Credit

This course combines college algebra and pre-calculus. The first half of the course provides a study of functions and graphs, systems of equations, matrices, exponential and logarithmic equations, complex numbers, polynomial and rational functions, and right triangle trigonometry. The second half of this course covers trigonometric identities, triangle applications, polar coordinates, conic sections, binomial theorem, sequences and series.

Course: Dual Enrollment Calculus
Grade: 12
Prerequisite: Must meet all entrance requirements for CSTCC
2 Terms, 2 Credits

This course combines calculus with analytic geometry. The first half of the course (4 hours college credit) is a study of analytic geometry, limits, derivatives of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions, and their applications. Anti-derivatives and beginning integration are also covered. The second half of the course (4 hours college credit) is parametric equations, polar coordinates, and infinite series and sequences.

Course: Dual Enrollment World Civilizations I
Grades: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Must meet all entrance requirements for CSTCC
1 Term, 1 Credit

This course is conducted under the standards of Chattanooga State. History of World Civilizations I (HIS 1110) is a survey of the political, social, cultural, religious and intellectual history of world civilizations from Ancient Time to 1,500 A.D. College bound students are encouraged to take advantage of this college credit study opportunity. Tuition charges and books are purchased through Chattanooga State.

Course: Dual Enrollment World Civilizations II
Grades: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Must meet all entrance requirements for CSTCC
1 Term, 1 Credit

This course is conducted under the standards of Chattanooga State. History of World Civilizations II (HIS 1120) is a survey of the political, social, cultural, religious and intellectual history of world civilizations from 1500AD to the Present. College bound students are encouraged to take advantage of this college credit study opportunity. Tuition charges and books are purchased through Chattanooga State.

Course: Dual Enrollment Computer Applcations
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Must meet all entrance requirements for CSTCC
1 Term, 1/2 Credit

Information about the nature of a computer applied to the roles that computers play in society; intro to the use and operation of micro-computers and commercial applications software packages; basic components of a computer, computer applications, data processing careers, electronic spreadsheets, databases, intro to word processing and issues in computing.

Course: Dual Enrollment Psychology
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Must meet all entrance requirements for CSTCC
1 Term, 1/2 Credit

An introductory course which includes the following: the principles, methods and history of psychology, the brain, altered states of consciousness, principles of learning, perception, motivation, sensation, memory and learning, language and problem solving.