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REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

  1. The student must be enrolled in the School District of Volusia County.
  2. Students in grades 10 and higher are eligible to participate in the Dual Enrollment program.
  3. The student must be recommended by their high school counselor and principal (or designee). School representatives  reserve the option to deny a request based on academic behavior and attendance records which indicate that the student would not be best served by this program. Readiness will be based on, but not be limited to, the following factors: 

        a. Appropriate GPA: 3.0 for A.A. degree courses / 2.0 for vocational certificate courses.

        b. Passing scores on either the SAT, ACT, PERT, FCAT or TABE Test:
                 
ENC 1101

                            ACT: 19 or higher in Reading, 17 or higher in English                     
                            SAT: 440 or higher in Critical Reading
                            PERT: 106 or higher in Reading and 103 or higher in Writing 
                            FCAT 2.0: 262 or higher

                MAT 1033 
                            ACT: 19 or greater in Math
                            SAT: 440 or greater in Math
                            PERT: 114-122 in Math 
                 

                MAC 1105 
                    ACT:
21 or greater in Math 
                    SAT: 500 or greater in Math 
                    PERT: 123-134 in Math
                    
               MAC1140, MAC1114, STA2023 
                    PERT:
135-144 in Math 

                MAC 2233, MAC 2311 
                    PERT:
145-150 in Math 

        c. Positive high school attendance patterns 

        d. Lack of discipline problems 

FULL-TIME STUDENT ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS (High School and College Courses)

  • The following chart gives the minimum and maximum combined high school course/college hours for Volusia County Schools students. In order to be considered a full-time student, the student would need to meet the minimum hours listed. Students cannot enroll for more than 15 credit hous at DSC.
  • DSC offers 7-8 week "minimesters" during the school year. Students must enroll in these courses at the beginning of the semester, regardless of the "minimester" selected. 
  • This chart is for all courses that are semester hours for DSC, regardless of whether they are A.A. or A.S. degree courses.

                        Minimum Hours                                                    Maximum Hours

High School Courses

1
2
3
4
5
6
7

High School credit earned through college courses

15
12
09
06
3
3
0

High School Courses

1
2
3
4
5
6
7

High School credit earned through college courses

15
15
9
9
6
6
3

PERT TESTING

  • Students in 10th grade who want to dual enroll must take the P.E.R.T. test for Dual Enrollment purposes.  Students are cautioned not to take the test unless they are sure they are ready (successful completion of Algebra 2 is highly 
    recommended).  Students can practice at:
    http://www.daytonastate.edu/assessment/PERT.html
  • Juniors who must take the PERT for College Readiness can also use the scores from that attempt if they qualify. Students who don’t have to take the P.E.R.T. for college readiness will be referred in writing by their school counselor to the DSC's Assessment Office to test.
  • Students can use an ACT, SAT, or FCAT score to place into college courses.  Students will need a score of 262 on Grade 10 
    FCAT2.0 Reading for ENC 1101.
  • Per State Rule 6A-10.0315 students are eligible for two more attempts for college admission after graduation.