• Concurrent Credit

     

    Concurrent Enrollment Courses

    Riverton High School and Labette Community College staff members have articulated their curriculum content in specific Science and math classes. Students who meet pre-defined levels of competency may enroll in these class for college credit.

    High School courses available for college credit:

    • Advanced Math – Consists of College Algebra (3 credits -Sem 1) & Trigonometry (3 credits - Sem 2)  = 6 total credits
    • Calculus- Students may earn 5 college credits
    • Fundamentals of Speech (Sem. 1) 3 college credits & Computer Concepts and Applications (Sem. 2) 3 college credits
    • English IV - English Comp I (Sem. 1) and Gen Lit (Sem. 2) - 6 college credits (3 each semester)
    • Psychology -General Psychology (Sem. 1) and Developmental Psychology (Sem.2)  -6 college credits (3 each semester)

    RHS junior and senior students are eligible to enroll in college course under the following guidelines:

    1. Students must be at the junior or senior credit status as designated by the school district.
    2. Students must have the permission of his/her high school principal to enroll in a class for college credit.
    3. Students must enroll as a part-time student at Labette Community College. (Enrollment can be done at RHS)
    4. Students must accept responsibility for the cost of tuition, book fees, etc., charged by the college.
    5. Students must take and score in the acceptable range on the ASSEST admissions test to be eligible for enrollment. (The test is given at RHS at no cost or obligation to the student)

    What Are the Costs of Concurrent Courses?

    LCC Tuition for 2016-17

    $90 per credit hour =$270 for a 3- hour course (includes lab fees and student fees)

     

    Students with an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or above receive a Jump-Start scholarship rate of $48 per credit hour.  A 3- hour course would cost these student $148.00

     

                                        Compare the Cost:  MSSU - $345 per credit hour

                                                                           PSU - $230 per credit hour

    What are the Benefits of Concurrent Courses?

    Concurrent courses allow RHS students to graduate from high school with credits that transfer to colleges and universities and count towards the students graduation requirements. It is highly recommended that students review their intended college major to determine if the concurrent credit will be of benefit to them.

     

    Qualifying Compass Scores or Qualifying ACT Score Required:

     

    Compass Score:

    English 70%  English Comp I

    Reading must be 75% or better for all classes

    College Algebra must be 57% or better on the general algebra test

     

    ACT Score:

     English or Reading 18

    Math 20

     

    All students must request their transcript from Labette Community College. Please download a form from this link:  Labette Transcript Release

     

     

                      

Last Modified on May 5, 2017