Dual Credit Programs at Treasure Valley Community College

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Treasure Valley Community College provides various opportunities for high school students to earn college credits while still in high school. Please review the programs below to find out how you can get a jump start on your college career at reduced tuition costs.

To receive a TVCC student ID number and student login to register for dual credit classes, please complete the free dual credit form below and get started earning credits!


Dual Credit Application

 

Col-Cred

These honors classes are taught on the high school campus by qualified high school instructors. Students are given both High School and College credit. Cost through TVCC is $45 per credit in Oregon and $65 per credit in Idaho. The registration process is facilitated online through the high school. Students may sign up for as many Col-Cred classes as are offered at each individual high school.

Ontario High School
Biology 101,102,103
Writing 121,122,123
Heath and Fitness HPE 295
Speech 111
Chem 104,105

Vale High School
Chem 121,122,123
Phys 101,102,103
Physical Science Physics GSCI 104
Physical Science Chemistry GSCI 105
Math 111,112
Wr 121,122,123

Nyssa High School 
Chem 121,122,123
Biol 121
Physical Science Geology GSCI 106
Math 111,112,113,243
Writing 121,122,123
Health and Fitness HPE 295

Adrian High School
Psychology 201,202
Math 111,112

Burns High School
Math 111,112
Hist 201,202,203

Jordan Valley High School
Writing 121,122
Speech 111

Payette High School
Writing 121,122,123
Health and Fitness HPE 295
First Aid HPE 120

Wilder High School
Wr 121,122,123

College Choice

Treasure Valley Community College offers local high school students the opportunity to enroll in two college courses each quarter at a reduced tuition rate. Two weeks prior to the beginning of each term, students are able to sign up for any of TVCC's classes that still have seats available. Both online and live classroom classes are eligible for College Choice. The costs are $45/credit for Oregon residents and $65/credit for out of state residents, plus the expense of books, if required.  

*Additional fees may apply for specific programs such as aviation, welding, and nursing

Who Qualifies for the College Choice Program?

  • Must have at least Junior credit standing (starting summer after Sophomore year)
  • Must have High School cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Home school students may take the placement test to qualify for the College Choice program (students must test at college-level reading and writing)

College Choice Checklist:

  1. Treasure Valley Community College Dual Credit Application for Admission above.
  2. Complete the COLLEGE CHOICE Concurrent Enrollment Approval Form - Submit each quarter student attends TVCC.
  3. Attach high school transcripts to Concurrent Enrollment Approval Form each quarter.
  4. Placement Test - www.tvcc.cc/current/testingcenter (if class requires a math or writing pre-requisite)
  5. Make an advising appointment at TVCC for class selection and advisor signature on Concurrent Enrollment Form.  Call 541-881-5822 or email soester@tvcc.cc to make an appointment

College Choice 2017/2018 Registration Dates:

FALL 2017
College Choice Registration September 11-22
Classes begin September 25

WINTER  2018
College Choice Registration December 18-January 5
Classes begin January 8

SPRING 2018
College Choice Registration March 19-30
Classes begin April 2   

SUMMER 2018
College Choice Registration June 11-22
Classes begin June 25

CTE College Credit 

The TVCC CTE (Career and Technical Education) Program offers high school students college credit in CTE classes taught in the high schools by high school instructors. The program is free for Oregon students, and Idaho students are able to use their Fast Forward funds through Idaho's Advanced Opportunities program.  The registration process is facilitated online by the high school teacher. All high school students (freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors) can take Career and Technical Education classes. For more information on the Career and Technical Education Dual Credit, please see our webpage.

For more information on how to earn college credit with TVCC while still in high school, please contact Calvin Hiatt at (541) 881-5814 or Stephanie Oester at (541) 881-5806.

Idaho Advanced Opportunities

Advanced Opportunities allow for Idaho students to individualize their high school learning plan and get a jump start on their future. Students may take classes at TVCC online or in person through the program. Information can be found here.  TVCC has made billing arrangements with several Idaho high schools to utilize Fast Forward Funds, inquire at TVCC if your high school is participating in a billing program.