AP Courses Dual Enrollment PONCHATOULA HIGH SCHOOL 2014-2015 DEADLINES: FRIDAY, MAY 9 –AP REQUEST OR DUAL ENROLLMENT FORM WITH ACT/PLAN SCORES ATTACHED DUE MONEY FOR FALL ONLY CLASSES DUE BY JUNE 2 Advanced Placement Courses College Board http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/index.html AP English Literature and Composition AP Environmental Science AP Physics 1 Algebra-based AP Physics 2 Algebra-based AP Exam Exam Scores AP SCORE QUALIFICATION 5 Extremely well qualified - equivalent to A grades in the corresponding college course 4 Well qualified - equivalent to grades of A–, B+ and B in corresponding college course 3 Qualified - equivalent to grades of B–, C+ and C in corresponding college course 2 Possibly qualified 1 No recommendation Cost - $89 exam fee SLU Courses Offered at PHS Fall ENGL 101 Freshman Comp MATH 161 College Algebra MATH 163 Business Calculus SPAN 101 Elem Spanish I Spring MATH 162 Trigonometry MATH 241 Elem Statistics ENGL 102 Critical Reading & Writing SPAN 102 Elem Spanish II Yearlong HIST 202 American History since 1877 HIST 101 Western Civilization to 1500 MUS 151 Introduction to Music GBIO 151 General Biology CHEM 101 General Chemistry PSYC 101 Psychology Dual Enrollment & AP Class Hours Course Limits Dual Enrollment 9 classes 27 credit hours These limits do not include hours earned via AP courses Southeastern Gifted and Talented Youth Program ACT 22, GPA 3.0, regular part-time fees Southeastern Scholars Program ACT 24, GPA 3.0, scholarships Enrollment Criteria Minimum criteria: • be on track to complete the LA Core 4 curriculum • have completed all college-level developmental coursework • be in the 10th, 11th or 12th grade • have an ACT or PLAN composite score of 18 or greater Required ACT/PLAN sub-scores for specific courses Math or Chemistry Math sub-score of 19 or higher English English sub-score of 18 or higher Spanish, History, Music, or Psychology English sub-score of 18 or Math sub-score of 19 General Biology English sub-score of 18 and Math sub-score of 19 Tuition and Additional Costs • Textbooks are supplied at no cost. Damaged or nonreturned books will be charged to the student for the book as books are individually assigned. • Many courses require the use of a 3rd-party computer program. Prices vary from $15-$30 dollars with this cost being the responsibility of the student or high school. • All courses, whether being taught as a single-semester or year-long course, will be charged tuition at a discounted rate of $150 per 3-credit hours. This discounted tuition is NOT refundable should a student withdraw from a course. Tuition Due Dates Fall semester tuition - June 2 Yearlong tuition – Oct 1 Spring Semester – Dec 1 Grades Students will receive a grade of A, B, C, D, F or W at the college level. All grades will become part of a student's permanent record at the college level. W Grades Letters are sent home prior to withdraw date requiring a parent signature. May be ineligible to participate in dual enrollment the following semester. Does not impact a student’s GPA SLU Grades vs. PHS Grades PHS grade – parent command SLU grade – Math XL, moodle account or LEONET SLU Transcript vs. PHS Transcript Must request transcripts directly from SLU for college level course work. http://www.southeastern.edu/future_students/dual_enrollment/assets/Transcript_Request_Form.pdf 2012-2013 Grade Distributions English 101 (50) A=58% B=26% C=6% D=0% F=0% W=0% English 102 (53) A=45% B=47% C=8% D=0% F=0% W=0% HIST 101 (87) A=30% B=43% C=16% D=0% F=0% W=8% Math 161 (68) A=25% B=43% C=24% D=1% F=0% W=6% Math 162 (50) A=46% B=30% C=16% D=6% F=2% W=0% Math 241/Dahmer (12) A=42% B=25% C=33% D=0% F=0% W=0% Spring 2012 Grade Distributions English (84): A=30% B=50% C=14% D=0% F=0% W=6% Gbio 151 (24): A=21% B=29% C=50% D=0% F=0% W=0% Hist 101 (64): A=9% B=45% C=42% D=0% F=0% W=4 Hist 202 (33): A=9% B=33% C=45% D=3% F=0% W=3% Math 162 (68): A=31% B=43% C=16% D=0% F=0% W=10% Math 241 CD (20): A=50% B=40% C=10% D=0% F=0% W=0% Math 241 HT (21): A=43% B=47% C=10% D=0% F=0% W=0% Music 151 (15): A=60% B=7% C=0% D=0% F=0% W=33% Span 102 (22): A=41% B=36% C=23% D=0% F=0% W=0% Make your course selection relevant! Nursing Degree (24 hours offered) Industrial Technology (27-30 hours offered) Math 161/241 Math 161/162 English 101/102 English 101/102 General Biology 151 Biological Science Psychology 101 Psychology 101 Arts elective Chemistry 101 History elective Arts Elective History 101 or 102 (AP Physics) Check General Catalogs for Required Courses Southeastern Louisiana University http://www.selu.edu/admin/rec_reg/university_catalogue/ LSU General Catalog http://www.lsu.edu/catalogs/ Curriculum in Nursing Transfer Credit Most courses will transfer to other colleges and universities. (including LSU) LSU Tiger Transfer Tables http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/admissions/become-a-tiger-2/transfer-students/tigertransfer-tables/ Board of Regents Articulation Matrix http://regents.louisiana.gov/master-course-articulation-matrix-ay-2013-2014/ Board of Regents Articulation Matrix Course # College Benefits of AP & Dual Enrollment Be better prepared for the rigor of college. Potentially decrease the cost of a college education by earning college credit in high school . Use TOPS for graduate school by completing an undergraduate degree in less than 8 semesters.