Get college credit in high school
Are you a high school junior or senior and want to begin earning college credit? Central Wyoming College and Fremont, Teton and Hot Springs county high schools have developed opportunities for students to earn high school and college credit simultaneously.
Students in Fremont County and Hot Springs County can take both concurrent enrollment and dual enrollment courses while students in Teton County can take concurrent enrollment courses. Get a head start on post-secondary core requirements and lower the cost of college!
Lowers the cost of post-secondary education. Wyoming state law states there can be no cost for students or their families for dual or concurrent enrollment.
Enhances curricular options
Provides a head start on college core requirements
Provides students with more realistic information about academic and social skills they need to succeed in college
Credits transfer to Wyoming colleges and the University, and are generally accepted throughout the United States
In the vocational areas, such as auto mechanics and construction trades, dual credit courses provide a jump start on learning skills that are applicable to the work place, and explore potential career paths.
Associate degrees can be completed in as little as two years full-time, or part-time at a pace that suits you. The Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees are designed to transfer to a four-year college or university. Associate of Applied Science degrees is generally pursued by students who plan to enter the workforce following graduation from CWC.
Our certificate programs are shorter alternatives to degree programs and offer the opportunity to refresh or pick up master skills in a particular area. Certificates can open up new opportunities for you and your career, enhancing your desirability to employers.
Bachelor of Applied Science degrees offer students multiple pathways to completion at Central Wyoming College.
Concurrent enrollment courses are CWC courses taught by high school faculty in the high school. Students receives both college and high school credit for the course.
These high school faculty meet the minimum qualifications to teach the college level course, which is a Master’s degree in the content area or a related Master’s degree with 18 discipline specific graduate credits for transfer courses or a Bachelor’s degree and/or appropriate industry credentials for technical or applied courses.
Because they are CWC course, the student will be graded according to college standards and expectations. The students will receive a grade on a CWC permanent transcript.
Dual enrollment courses are college courses that a student takes directly from CWC. The student’s high school has agreed to grant high school credit. The courses are taught by CWC faculty and the student will be graded according to CWC standards and expectations. The student will receive a grade on a CWC permanent transcript.
Dual enrollment courses must be approved by the high school principal. Students can take dual enrollment courses in the fall or spring semesters. Summer courses will not count for dual enrollmen
High school Juniors and Seniors. Younger students who have the approval of a High School principal may also be allowed to participate.
Students must meet the minimum placement score qualifications (ACT, SAT, COMPASS) prior to the course beginning to take Math, English, and certain Chemistry and Physics course.
How do I get started?
Apply to CWC– It’s very important to apply online to Central Wyoming College at least 48 hours in advance of registration
Dean of Business, Technical, Health and Safety
Dean of Arts and Science