Dual Credit Opportunities

 
Are you a high school student and looking to get started with your college education early? Are you interested in exploring different trades or fields? Are you looking for an affordable option to do all of this?

Triton College has the answers for you!

The Dual Credit Program stems from an agreement that had been developed between Triton Community College and Des Plaines Valley Region (DVR) high schools in order to provide a myriad of opportunities to high school students of all grade levels. Currently the Dual Credit Program has three distinct components and each one has different requirements.

Click below to find which one might be right for you. 

Articulated Credit

Earn Triton credit for certain high school classes when you enroll with Triton College!

 
 
The Articulated Credit Program originated from a parternship between Triton College, the College of Dupage, and Des Plaines Valley Region high school. For specific courses taken at your high school, you can earn proficiency credit at Triton credit when you enroll with Triton College!

Dual Credit: High School Campus

Earn both college and high school credit without having to leave your high school!
 
The Dual Credit: High School Campus Program is open to academically talented high school students who are currently enrolled in, or are interested in taking, AP (Advanced Placement) courses, at your high school. Not only could you receive high school credit for your class, but you may be able to receive Triton College credit without ever having to attend Triton!
  • To be a part of the DC:HS Program you must be a high school student, complete Triton's Placement Exam, or have qualifying ACT scores and have a minimum of a "C" grade in the course in order for credit to be rewarded.
For more information please contact Program Assistant, Cece Samp at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3727, or email ceciliasamp@triton.edu.

Dual Credit: Triton Campus

Take a class at Triton and get, not only, college credit, but high school credit as well!

The Dual Credit: Triton Campus (DC:TC) Program is open to high school students, allowing them to attend select classes here at Triton College, where they will not only receive college credit, but high school credit as well. Coursework offered only during the Fall and Spring semesters. Upon entrance into the program students must take Triton's Placement Exam. To provide this opportunity Triton College has worked with Des Plaines Valley Region high schools to offer over 60 different courses in 14 different programs.

Participating schools are:

  • East & West Leyden High School, Proviso East & West High School, Elmwood Park High School, Ridgewood High School, Oak Park River Forest High School and Riverside Brookfield High School

Depending on the high school, tuition and/or book costs may be covered by the school. Please contact your high school representative for their billing policies regarding the program.

For additional information regarding the DC:TC program please contact Dual Credit Specialist, Tenesha Henley at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3397, or email teneshahenley@triton.edu