Dual Enrollment Overview
This program and fee structure applies to courses that are taught off-site (not on Louisiana Tech's campus) at the high schools and which are facilitated by an assigned high school teacher.
All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted, previous course offerings do not guarantee future course offerings)
- Art Appreciation (Art 290)*1
- Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology, for non Biology majors (BISC 224)
- Computer Tools for Business (CIS 110)*1
- Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM 120)*
- Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (CHEM 121)*
- Chemistry Lab (CHEM 122)*, 1 credit hour
Education, Curriculum, and Instruction
- Introduction to Te3aching (EDCI 125)
- Freshman Composition I (ENGL 101)*
- Freshman Composition II (ENGL 102)*
- Elementary French (FREN 101)*
- Elementary French (FREN 102)*
- Intermediate French (FREN 201)*
- Intermediate French (FREN 202)*
Health Information Management
- Introduction to Medical Terminology (HIM 103)1
- World History to 1500 (HIST 101)*
- World History since 1500 (HIST 102)*,
- History of the United States, 1492-1877 (HIST 201)*
- History of United States, 1877-present (HIST 202)*
- College Algebra (MATH 100 or 101) *, 3 or 5 credit hours
- Trigonometry (MATH 112)*
- General Psychology (PSYC 102)*
- Elementary Spanish (SPAN 101)*
- Elementary Spanish (SPAN 102)*
- Intermediate Spanish (SPAN 201)*
- Intermediate Spanish (SPAN 202)*
Louisiana Tech Dual Enrollment History:
|Number of High Schools||52||62||61|
|Number of Individual students||2,015||2,864||3,319|
Criteria to enroll in College Level, Degree Credit Courses
- Core 4-must be on track for completing the Louisiana Core 4 Curriculum
- Academic Standing - have achieved 11th or 12th grade academic standing (limited enrollment for 10th graders requires high school principal recommendation)
- Minimum Scores - (with the recommendation of the high school principal, Louisiana Tech will honor the minimum scores indicated below)*
Students who have NOT YET taken the ACT Test*
- Pre-ACT Composite score of 18, and
- English Pre-ACT of 18 to enroll in English Comp I (English 101)
- Math Pre-ACT score of 19 to enroll in College Algebra (Math 100 or 101)
Student who have taken the ACT Test*
- ACT Composite score of 18, and
- ACT English score of 18, or Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86, or COMPASS Writing Skills of 70 to enroll in English Comp I (ENGL 101)
- ACT Math score of 19, or Accuplacer Elementary Algebra of 65, or Accuplacer College Level Math of 20, or COMPASS Algebra score of 40, or COMPASS College Algebra of 43 to enroll in College Algebra
*Louisiana Tech will accept an equivalent Pre-ACT score in lieu of an ACT score. If the student has taken the ACT or Accuplacer or COMPASS), these scores will override Pre-ACT scores and will be used solely as the determining factor for enrollment. This is a Louisiana Board of Regents requirement.
Although Louisiana Tech sets forth the minimum ACT (or equivalent) scoring requirements for dual enrollment eligibility, each high school reserves the right to require higher minimum scores.
Student Tuition and Other Expenses
- Application Fee - all students are required to pay an annual $20 application fee. Seniors are not required to pay a second application fee for admission to the University for their freshman year.
- Tuition - a discounted rate of $150 per three-credit hour course will be charged for 2017-2018. If a student enrolls and pays for four classes (12 credit hours) during the year (Fall, Winter, Spring), the fifth class will be complimentary (13th, 14th and 15th credit hours). Additional courses (beyond 15 credit hours) will be billed at $150 per three-credit hours. Regular tuition for a three-credit hour course is $972.
- Text Books and Course Material - students are required to use the same textbooks, course materials, and supplies as regular university students. Public high schools have been providing these items for their students. Private, parochial, and home-schooled students will need to consider how these items will be obtained.
High School Seniors
High school seniors who participate in Louisiana Tech's dual enrollment program will not be required to submit a separate application for admission as a first-time college freshman. The application that seniors complete for dual enrollment will also serve as their freshman application for admission and scholarships at Louisiana Tech University.
Louisiana Tech Faculty/Student ID Cards (Tech Express Cards) and Parking Passes
Complimentary ID cards and parking passes are provided for all dual enrollment students and faculty. Student ID cards allow Access to Tech's Library, entrance into athletic events free of charge, and access to the Lambright Sports Complex. Faculty ID cards allow access to Tech's Library. Obtaining these requires an in-person visit to the campus.
Dual Enrollment Web Site
Dual Enrollment information and forms can be found at http://www.latech.edu/enrollment-management/highschool/
Dual Enrollment Contacts:
Dr. Barry J. Morales
Director of Dual Enrollment
Phone: (318) 257-3031
FAX: (318) 257-2908
Dual Enrollment Coordinator
Phone: (318) 257-3031
FAX: (318) 257-2908
*Statewide General Education Transfer Agreement Course
1This course is taught by a Louisiana Tech faculty member in an online format; a high school teacher is assigned to facilitate the online instruction and to help their students. This format requires the use of a computer lab.