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Dual Enrollment

Welcome to TCAT Whiteville’s Dual Enrollment program !

How to Apply:

Step 1:  The student must discuss dual enrollment options with their high school counselor. Students must also meet TCAT Whiteville’s expectations regarding academic and attendance compliance.

Step 2:  Complete the TCAT Whiteville Dual Enrollment Online Application

Step 3:  Compete the TSAC Online Application – https://www.tn.gov/collegepays

Programs of Interest:

  • Administrative Office Technology
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Health Information Technology
  • HVAC/Technology
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Practical Nursing
  • Welding Technology

     

Upon graduation, high school students can continue their educational journey to the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Whiteville, with credit already earned, students have the possibility of completing the program ahead of schedule and at a reduced expense.

Articulation
Articulation is a term used to describe the process by which students who complete work at one educational level can get credit for that training at the next higher educational level. This means that high school work and post-secondary training will not be duplicated.

 By earning a diploma from the Tennessee College of Applied Technology, students can apply the diploma for credit towards an Associate of Applied Science degree at any Tennessee Board of Regents community college as per TBR Policy 2:01:00:03

Dual Enrollment is when a high school student receives credit at two institutions at the same time. At the high school level, the class is applied toward their high school diploma while at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology they are receiving hours toward their programs certificate or diploma.

Benefits

This allows high school students to complete a college education at an accelerated rate
Allows for an easier transition into their college program of study
Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation's (TSAC) Dual Enrollment Grant provides a cost effective way for high school students to earn college hours for free

Eligibility

To begin enrollment in a program students must be a high school junior or senior. TSAC does have requirements for students to receive and to continue receiving the Dual Enrollment Grant which pays tuition cost of up to $300 each trimester. Some requirements are students must maintain a cumulative grade average of 80.50 or the equivilent 2.75 to continue to meet eligibility requirements TSAC. Students who do not maintain the required grade average may be permitted to re-enroll at the Center and will be required to pay the assessed tuition/fees.

Students who do not meet TSAC Dual Enrollment Grant elgibility requirements may still dual enroll but they would be responsible for the tuition/fees.

Process

  1. Fill out the TCAT Dual Enrollment Application Form Online
  2. Fill out the TSAC Dual Enrollment Application Form Online on the TSAC Student Portal