Dual Credit

Courses are offered through agreements between high schools and Southeast Missouri State University. High school juniors or seniors enroll in a college course and simultaneously earn college credit and high school credit for the course. These courses are taught by high school faculty who are designated as adjunct faculty members by the University. They must meet credentialing requirements established by the Coordinating Board for Higher Education University’s academic departments.

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Why get college credit in high school?

Southeast Missouri State University offers a dual credit program for high achieving junior and senior high school students. The dual credit program is a partnership between Southeast Missouri State University and local high schools which allows the dual credit student to fulfill high school requirements while earning college credit.

What are the Enrollment Courses?
College or Division Department Discipline Course Title Faculty Liaison
Business Accounting Computer Science Introduction to Microcomputer Applications L. Mueller
Science, Technology & Agriculture Biology Biology Genetics and Cell Biology J. Champine
Science, Technology & Agriculture Biology Biology Genetics and Cell Biology Lab J. Champine
Science, Technology & Agriculture Biology Biology Environmental Biology J. Champine
Science, Technology & Agriculture Polytechnic Studies Computer and Multimedia Graphics Introduction to Technical Graphics B. Deken
Science, Technology & Agriculture Polytechnic Studies Computer and Multimedia Graphics Vector& Bitmapped Graphics for Industry B. Deken
Science, Technology & Agriculture Polytechnic Studies Engineering Technology Fundamentals of Engineering Design Processes B. Deken
Science, Technology & Agriculture Polytechnic Studies Engineering Technology Engineering Materials and Testing B. Deken
Science, Technology & Agriculture Polytechnic Studies Engineering Technology Solid Modeling & Rapid Prototyping B. Deken
Science, Technology & Agriculture Environmental Science Geosciences Earth Science: Environmental Hazards P. Mills
Science, Technology & Agriculture Mathematics Mathematics Plane Trigonometry C. Roberts
Science, Technology & Agriculture Mathematics Mathematics College Algebra C. Roberts
Science, Technology & Agriculture Mathematics Mathematics Precalculus C. Roberts
Science, Technology & Agriculture Mathematics Mathematics Analytic Geometry and Calculus I C. Roberts
Science, Technology & Agriculture Mathematics Mathematics Statistical Reasoning C. Roberts
Science, Technology & Agriculture Chemistry Chemistry Basic Principles of Chemistry P. Crawford
Science, Technology & Agriculture Chemistry Chemistry Chemistry Recitation P. Crawford
Science, Technology & Agriculture Chemistry Chemistry Chemistry Lab P. Crawford
Science, Technology & Agriculture Physics and Engineering Physics Physics Physical Concepts Y. Zhang
Science, Technology & Agriculture Physics and Engineering Physics Physics Physical Concepts Lab Y. Zhang
Science, Technology & Agriculture Physics and Engineering Physics Physics Introductory Physics I Y. Zhang
Science, Technology & Agriculture Physics and Engineering Physics Physics Introductory Physics I Lab Y. Zhang
Health & Human Services Human Environmental Studies Family and Consumer Science Relationships in the 21st Century P. Renard
Health & Human Services Human Environmental Studies Child Development The Child: Development from Conception to Adolescence P. Renard
Health & Human Services Human Environmental Studies Family and Consumer Science Family Resource Management P. Renard
Liberal Arts History History Early European Civilization C. Kisat
Liberal Arts History History Modern European Civilization C. Kisat
Liberal Arts History History American History I C. Kisat
Liberal Arts History History American History II C. Kisat
Liberal Arts English English English Composition M. Phegley
Liberal Arts English English Introduction to Creative Writing M. Phegley
Liberal Arts Music Music Theories of Music in Culture K. Hampton
Liberal Arts Music Music Music: An Artistic Expression K. Hampton
Liberal Arts Communication Studies Speech Fundamentals of Oral Communication R. Whitlow
Liberal Arts Communication Studies Speech Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication R. Whitlow
Science, Technology & Agriculture Polytechnic Studies Computer Science Microcomputer Maintenance and Troubleshooting B. Deken
Science, Technology & Agriculture Polytechnic Studies Computer Science Introduction to Networks B. Deken
Science, Technology & Agriculture Polytechnic Studies Computer Science Routing and Switching Essentials B. Deken
What are the benefits of taking Dual credit classes?
  • Students learn the rigors of college work. They learn to adjust study habits before they have to deal with the total college experience.
  • Students gain confidence in dealing with college level work.
  • Students can use dual credit work to demonstrate their ability to complete college level work as they apply for admission to colleges, universities, and vocational schools.
  • Students can complete entry level and or elective college credit.
  • Students can earn college credit at a significantly lower cost.
  • High school seniors who take rigorous courses have a much higher success rate in earning a college degrees.
Who can obtain college credit while in high school?

Contact

573.986.6179
dualcredit@semo.edu
Kent Library 309
Dual Credit Office
One University Plaza, MS 4695
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
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