Dual Credit Enrollment Process

"S" Sections (Dual Credit Courses) Regular (non-S) Sections (Non-Dual Courses)

Enrollment Process for "S" sections (dual credit courses)

This site has been developed to help you complete the admission application on ApplyTexas.

Deadline for Admission

Term Deadline
Fall 2023 Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023
Spring 2024 Monday, Dec. 4, 2023

Please be advised that completing the admission application does not ensure automatic admission to the College or eligibility to enroll in dual credit courses. Students must meet all requirements established by South Texas College, in addition to those set by your school district.

For more information about the enrollment process, or for support in completing the admission application, please contact the Dual Credit Enrollment and Scheduling Services Department at:
Phone: (956) 872-3520

Enrollment Process for Regular (non-S) sections (non-dual courses)

Dual Credit students seeking to enroll in regular (non-S) sections (non-dual courses), must submit an Enrollment Request Form and be approved by the Dean of Dual Credit Programs and School District Partnerships.

Enrollment Request - How to Search for a Course

Deadline for Regular (non-S) Section Request Forms

Term Deadline
Fall 2023 Friday, Aug. 11, 2023
Spring 2024 Monday, January 8, 2024
Summer I / Summer III 2024 Friday, May 24, 2024
Summer II 2024 Friday, June 28, 2024

Dual Credit students must comply with the following requirements to be eligible for consideration to register for regular (non-S) sections (non-dual courses):

  • Meet the South Texas College Admission Criteria
    • Have an active Admission Application
    • Submit High School Transcript
    • Submit Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination or Exemption
    • Clear any holds, if applicable
    • Meet the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) college readiness standards as established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the College
    • Comply with the College’s Academic Progress Standards as outlined in Board Policy #3320
      • Maintain good academic standing
    • Comply with the Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy #3322 of a 2.0 GPA or higher
      • Federal Financial Aid SAP requirements measure all students’ GPA and progression regardless if they are receiving aid or not, and are applicable to dual credit students who are still in high school
  • Meet the Dual Credit Programs “non-S” Course Requirements
    • Be classified as a Junior or Senior in high school
    • Comply with the College’s regular prerequisite requirements for the course(s)
    • Comply with the approved number of course enrollment per year and/or semester as outlined in Board Policy #3232
    • Has not exceeded the maximum of 68 earned credit hours
    • Cannot take any developmental or kinesiology courses
    • Course is not offered and/or available at high school as a dual credit course
    • College GPA- minimum 2.0 requirement
      • Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher to remain in good academic standing. Student below the GPA requirement will have the opportunity to submit an appeal personal statement. The statement needs to explain why the course is needed for the requested semester and the student’s commitment to successfully pass the requested course.
    • Students in their first semester in dual credit are limited to face-to-face instruction only (effective Spring 2020)

The Dual Credit Programs is subject to all rules and regulations of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), other state and federal regulations, and College policies and procedures as applicable.

Please be aware of each semester's deadlines and board approved Tuition and Fees. Visit with your high school counselor and/or the Dual Credit staff for more information.

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