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BCPS Dual Enrollment Guidelines 2021-2022

  • Broward County Public Schools have partnered with Broward College, University of Florida, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to provide eligible students opportunities in college courses while in high school. 

    To qualify for Dual Enrollment (DE), students must meet the minimum test score and grade point average (GPA)  requirements for the institution to which they intend to take courses. The District has DE articulation agreements  with Broward College, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, and the University of Florida.  Please visit the following site at: https://www.browardschools.com/Page/42959 to see the requirements for each  institution. 

    In high school, students should take seven instructional classes (and one personalization period) each semester on  an A/B block schedule and four instructional classes each semester for 4x4 block schools. Students should have  one less instructional class during the school day on the high school campus for each DE class that they are taking  off the high school campus (including online DE classes). 

    Early Admission students are limited to 15 total credit hours per semester, including any labs. 

    BCPS does not support summer dual enrollment classes at any post-secondary institution, with the exception of  the FAU Museum of Discovery and Science summer program (MODS). 

    GRADES 6-10 

    • Students who meet the DE eligibility criteria may take one* DE course per semester at BC, FAU, FIU, or UF for a maximum total of two courses during the school year.
    • The DE class may be taken on the college campus, on the high school campus, or online. 

    GRADE 11 

    • Students may take two* total DE courses per semester at BC, FAU, FIU, UF, or any combination of those schools for a maximum total of four courses during the school year.
    • Both DE courses may be taken on the high school campus; however, students may take a maximum of one  DE course on the college campus or online. The second DE course must be taken on the high school  campus. 

    GRADE 12 

    • Students may take three* total DE courses per semester at BC, FAU, FIU, UF, or any combination of those schools for a maximum total of six courses during the school year.
    • All DE courses may be taken on the high school campus; however, students may take a maximum of two  DE courses on the college campus or online. The remaining DE course(s) must be taken on the high school  campus. 
    • Early Admissions Students:
      • a) Are limited to taking a maximum of 15 Credit Hours per semester.
  • Broward College

    Important Information Regarding Coronavirus

    Visit Broward College's Coronavirus page for updated information:  

    http://www.broward.edu/Pages/coronavirus.aspx

    Dual Enrollment Program Information

    Cost

    There is no cost to qualifying students for required books or tuition.

    Initial Eligibility Requirements

    • Must be enrolled as a Broward County Public School student
    • Minimum 3.0 unweighted high school grade point average (GPA)
    • Qualifying scores on SAT, ACT, or PERT exam, Accuplacer Next Gen Exam

    Continued Eligibility Requirements

    • Completed Dual Enrollment Recommendation form for each term signed by parent/legal guardian, student, and school counselor.
    • Maintain a 3.0 unweighted GPA in high school academic work
    • Maintain a 2.0 Broward College GPA
    • Earn a grade of a "C" or better in each college-level course
    • Dual Enrolled students who receive a "D" or "F" grade are no longer eligible to participate in the program

    Registration Deadline

    Visit www.broward.edu/dual for deadlines on each term or check with your school counselor. 

    Courses Available

    Frequently Asked Questions

    For more information regarding Dual Enrollment with Broward College, visit: Broward College

  • University of Florida

    Important Information Regarding Coronavirus

    BCPS students will continue to access their UF dual enrollment classes online.  There are no changes to any procedures at this time.

    Visit the University of Florida's health updates page for more information: http://www.ufl.edu/health-updates/

    Dual Enrollment Program Information

    Cost

    There is no cost to qualifying students for required books or tuition.

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Student must be a registered junior or senior in Broward County Public Schools
    • 3.6 unweighted high school grade point average (GPA)
    • Qualifying scores from one of the three following tests:
      • SAT- 1100 composite score
      • ACT- 22 composite score
      • PSAT- 1130 composite score

    Registration Deadline

    Dates may vary.  Check with your school counselor for more information. 

    Application

    Courses Available

    Frequently Asked Questions

    For more information regarding Dual Enrollment with the University of Florida, visit: 

    University of Florida

  • Florida International University

    Important Information Regarding Coronavirus

    Visit Florida International University's Coronavirus page for updated information:  https://www.fiu.edu/coronavirus/index.html

    Dual Enrollment Program Information

    Cost

    There is no cost to qualifying students for required books or tuition.

    Eligibility Requirements 

    • 3.0 unweighted high school grade point average (GPA)
    • College ready test scores on the PERT, SAT, ACT or ACCUPLACER

    Continued Eligibility Requirements

    • Maintain a 3.0 unweighted GPA in all high school level courses
    • Earn a 3.0 or higher in all college-level work

    Registration Deadline

    Dates may vary.  Check with your school counselor for more information. 

    On FIU Campus Program Application Process  - Select Public School Student, follow Steps 1-3

    Courses Available

    For more information regarding Dual Enrollment with Florida International University, visit: Florida International University

  • Florida Atlantic University

    Important Information Regarding Coronavirus

    Visit Florida Atlantic University's Coronavirus page for updated information:  

    https://www.fau.edu/coronavirus/

    Dual Enrollment Program Information

    Cost

    There is no cost to qualifying students for required books or tuition.

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Must be registered as a sophomore, junior, or senior with Broward County Public Schools.
    • Must receive approval from high school Guidance Counselor
    • 3.0 unweighted cumulative high school grade point average (G.P.A.)
    • Meet the minimum scores for ACT, SAT, CPT/Accuplacer, or P.E.R.T. Click here for more information on test score requirements

    Continued Eligibility Requirements

    • Earn a C (2.0) or higher in each FAU course
    • Maintain a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA
    • Submit completed permission form to assigned BCPS guidance counselor

    Important Dates

    Application

    Courses Available

    Visit the FAU registrars webpage for more information and find the answers to Frequently Asked Questions at the bottom of the page. 

    For more information regarding Dual Enrollment with Florida Atlantic University, visit Florida Atlantic University

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    The dual enrollment program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an aviation program that is part of the Broward County Public Schools Career Technical Accelerated Programs.  Students enrolled in the program take classes on their high school campus from instructors credentialed by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.  Schools may offer courses such as drone technology, airport business, and ground operations.  

    In partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Broward County Public Schools offers the aviation program at the following schools:

    • Blanche Ely HS
    • Boyd H. Anderson HS
    • Charles W Flanagan HS
    • Coral Glades HS
    • Cypress Bay
    • Henry D. Perry Educ Ctr
    • Miramar HS
    • Northeast HS
    • Plantation HS