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PARKLAND DUAL CREDIT

Mahomet-Seymour High School offers a number of dual credit courses through Parkland College allowing students the opportunity to earn both high school and college credit for the same course. These courses are taught by MSHS instructors as part of our regular school day at no extra cost to the student. Current dual credit options offered include:

MSHS COURSE PARKLAND EQUIVALENT NOTES
Chemistry 2 CHE 106  
Construction CIT 115  
Horticulture 1 / Horticulture 2 AGB 104 Horticulture 1 and Horticulture 2 must be taken in the same academic year to recieve dual credit.
Medical Careers 1 HCS 112
HCS 154
HCS 117
HCS 119
HCS 174
 
Physics PHY 121
PHY 122
 

Dual Credit Requirements

  • Be 16 years old by the time the course ends
  • Meet course requirements by way of SAT/ACT test scores or AccuPlacer assessment.
  • Complete and submit Parkland application and dual credit application supplied by your counselor
    • This will be done in the spring semester prior to your dual credit enrollment.
    • See below for help completing these applications
  • Complete Parkland assessment, if necessary
    • The Dual Credit office will let you know if this assessment is needed. If so, you can schedule your assessment by calling the Assessment Center at 217-351-2432.

How To Complete Your Dual Credit Application

PARKLAND APPLICATION (Instructions based on paper version)

  • Complete Sections 1-9 including social security number
  • Complete Section 10
    • Desired start term is the semester in which your dual credit course will begin
  • Complete Section 11 by checking the box for "Non-degree seeking/credit classes)
  • Complete Section 12 by indicating your anticipated graduation date and the name/city of your school
  • Complete Sections 13-14
  • Complete Section 16 by checking the box for "I reside within the Parkland College district..."
  • Sign and date in the last box

DUAL CREDIT APPLICATION

  • Complete Section 1 including social security number
    • Indicate grade level and age that you will be when you are enrolled in the course(s)
    • Do nothing in the "Required Information" section. Your counselor will take care of this.
  • Do nothing in Section 2. Your counselor will take care of this, as well.
  • Sign and date the back and have a parent do the same
  • In the "Student Goals Statement" box, write a few sentences about why you are taking this course.

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