Dual Credit at CTE

Frisco ISD partners with Collin College to offer dual credit opportunities within the Career & Technical Education programs. Some of the CTE Dual Credit courses are taught at the Frisco ISD CTE Center and some will be taught at the Collin College Technical Campus located in Allen. 

Dual Credit courses allow students to be dually enrolled in an institution of higher education while enrolled in high school. Dual credit courses are taught and graded by college or university professors. The grades earned from dual credit courses will be posted on both the student’s college transcript and the high school transcript.  There are tuition fees associated with dual credit courses that vary depending on the university or college. 

Please review the Academic Guide for a list of the career pathways, program prerequisites, and courses that are offered at the FISD CTE Center: 

  •  Practicum in Health Science +

  • Health Science Clinical

  •  Rehabilitation Aide +

  • Medical Scribe +

  • Pharmacy Technician +

  • Internetworking II (CISCO 2 and 3)*

  • Baking and Pastry

*Internetworking II students will follow FISD A/B schedule.
+ Health Profession courses have a college passing minimum of 75%.

CTE Articulated Courses

An articulated course is an agreement between the two schools that allows course credit at one school to be accepted or transferred and applied toward a degree or certificate at  another school. Concurrent Credit students are enrolled in two institutions - high school and college within one grading period for college level credit.

  • Advanced Culinary Arts

  • Health Science

  • Computer Maintenance

  • Networking

  • Internetworking I CISCO 1

  • Sports Management

Health Science - The students need to earn a 75 or better in the articulated course to earn credit at Collin. Once the course is complete the instructor sends Kim Whitlock or Julie Westcott a spreadsheet with a list of students who earned a 75 or better. The students must also complete 2 other non-developmental college courses in order for the articulated course to be transcribed to the college transcript. Students have 12 months after graduation to petition for the articulated credit. A Petition For Articulated Credit form must be completed by the student.
 
Sports Management, Computer Maintenance, Networking, and Cisco 1 and 2 – same as above except for the grade requirement is decided based on a competency test. The students must make a 70.

Collin College Technical Campus

 All 11th or 12th grade students interested in taking a course at the Collin College Technical Campus (CTC) MUST complete the follow steps:

  1. Communicate your interest to your high school counselor.

  2. Communicate your interest to your high school counselor. 

*Please Note: Spots are limited, so it is imperative to complete all steps in order to be eligible for participation.

The following pathways will be offered in the 22-23 school year at the Collin College Technical Campus in Allen:

  •  Biomedical Equipment Technology

  • Industrial Automation

  • Construction Management

  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

  • Automotive Technology

Students must provide their own transportation to and from the Collin College Technical Campus which is located at: 2550 Bending Branch Way, Allen, TX 75013.

For more information about the Collin College Technical Campus pathways and courses, view the Collin College Technical Campus Presentation. For other questions or help with registration, please contact your Collin College counselor at your high school or visit the Collin College website

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