Dual Enrollment Overview
Current Dual Enrollment Course Offerings
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 and Exercise Science (Kinesiology)
- Aerobic Dance and Conditioning (KINE 102), 2 credit hours
- Weight Training (KINE 144), 2 credit hours
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 101) *, 3 or 5 credit hours
- Trigonometry (MATH 112)*
- Conceptual Physics 1 (PHYS 205)
- Conceptual Physics II (PHYS 206)
- 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||51||52||62|
|Number of Individual students||1,900||2,015||2,864|
|Number of Course Enrollments||4,246||4,975||7,187|
|Average Number Courses per Student||2.24||2.48||2.51|
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)*
- ACT Composite score of 18 (or equivalent PLAN, Aspire, or Pre-ACT score)
- ACT English sub-score of 18 to enroll in English Comp I (ENGL 101)
- ACT Mathematics sub-score of 19 to enroll in College Algebra (Math 100 or 101)
Although Louisiana Tech sets forth the minimum ACT (or equivalent) scoring requirements for dual enrollment eligibility, each high school reserves the right to determine their own ACT score eligibility policy for their students, which may be higher than the minimum requirements.
- Preferred scores
- ACT Composite score of at least 22, and
- ACT English sub-score of at least 18, and
- ACT Mathematics sub-score of at least 22
"Louisiana Tech will accept an equivalent PLAN or Aspire score in lieu of an ACT score."
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 2016-2017. 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 $926.
- 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:
|Pamela Ford||Alicia Kimbell|
|Dean of Enrollment Management||Dual Enrollment Coordinator|
|(318) 257-3031||(318) 257-3031|
|Fax: (318) 257-2908||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.