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Earning College Credit

3 Ways for High School Students to Earn college credit at Cerritos College:

 

Articulation Agreements with Credit by Examination:

  • Students receives grade for completing the articulation High School course
  • Student enrolls at Cerritos College 
  • Students do not have to pay the student fees for the course
  • Upon successful completion, students receive a letter grade on the transcript with credits awarded

Dual Enrollment:

  • Student completes a Cerritos College application for enrollment at the start of the semester they are to receive credit
  • Section Number is created at the college
  • Students do not have to pay the student fees for the course if CA resident
  • Student is a High School student and a Cerritos College college student that same semester
  • Meets high school requirements including GPA to participate
  • Immediate credit/grade is awarded on student's transcript
  • Student does not need to leave the high school campus or go off-site to take a Dual Enrollment class

Special Admit K-10th / College Bridge Program:

  • Students complete a Special Admit K-10th / College Bridge Application Form
  • Student completes a Cerritos College application for enrollment at the start of the semester they are to receive credit
  • Student takes assessment tests
  • Student registesr for classes
  • Student pays fees

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