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Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment

Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Opportunities at RHS

Ridgewood High School is proud to offer its students the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school.  Students can enroll in either dual credit or dual enrollment courses during their high school career. 

Triton Campus Dual Credit

What is Dual Credit?

  • For specific classes, students can earn BOTH Ridgewood High School Credit as well as credits at Triton College.
  • You take the class AT RHS with your RHS Teacher.
  • Credit is awarded on BOTH your Ridgewood and Triton Transcript.

 

Application Process for Dual Credit

Step 1: Complete the Dual Credit Application on paper or online* at https://triton.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Admissions/Pages/createaccount.aspx 

*if completing the application online, choose the following when prompted:

Fall 2020 for entry term

Undergraduate for academic level

Dual Credit/ Dual Enrollees for academic program

Step 2: Take the Triton Placement Test (Accuplacer).  You may also test at Triton College at your convenience.  The placement test can be waived with ACT test scores of 20 and/ or SAT scores of 480 in English & Writing and ACT scores of 22 and/or SAT scores of 530 in Math.  Go to  www.triton.edu/placementtesting for more information. 

Step 3: Attend your Triton Dual Credit course at Ridgewood and earn college credit!

 

Ridgewood Course Name

Post- Secondary Institution

Post- Secondary Course Name

Honors Biology

Triton College

Principals of Biology

Marketing

Triton College

Sales Force Management

Business Incubator

Triton College

Entrepreneurship

Intro to Business

Triton College

Introduction to Customer Service

Mobile Makers

Triton College

IOS Applications Development

Introduction to Computer Programming

Triton College

Introduction to Computer Programming (CIS 101)

Graphic Arts Sem 1

Triton College

Intro to Illustrator (VIC 142)

Graphic Arts Sem 2

Triton College

Intro to Photoshop (VIC 161)

PLTW

Triton College

Engineer Design Graphics/CAD Autodesk Invent Design & Rend

AP Italian

Triton College

Elementary Italian I & II

Honor’s Pre-Calculus Sem1

Triton College

College Algebra (MAT 110)

Honors Pre-Calculus Sem 2

Triton College

Plane Trigonometry (MAT 114)

Statistics

Triton College

Elementary Statistics (MAT 170)

AP Calculus

Triton College

Calculus & Analytic Geometry 1 (MAT 131)

Geometry in Construction Sem 1

Triton College

Carpentry: Rough Carpentry (COT 106)

Geometry in Construction Sem 2

Triton College

Carpentry: Finish Carpentry (COT 206

AP Language

Triton College

Freshman Rhetoric & Comp I & II

AP Spanish

Triton College

Elementary Spanish I & II

Physical Education: Athletic Fitness

Triton College

PED 100: Fundamentals of Exercise & Fitness

Physical Education: Lifetime Activities

Triton College

PED: Total Fitness

Physical Education: Walking & Fitness

Triton College

PED 117: Walking for Fitness

Physical Education: Soccer

Triton College

PED 128: Soccer

Physical Education: Volleyball

Triton College

PED 129: Volleyball

Physical Education: Bootcamp Fitness

Triton College

PED 105: Bootcamp Fitness

Physical Education: Basketball

Triton College

PED 130: Basketball

School as a Social Institution

NEIU

EDFN 215 School as a Social Institution

 

DUAL ENROLLMENT

What is Dual Enrollment?

  • For specific classes, students can earn transferable college credit at Triton College.
  • You take the class at Triton with a Triton Teacher.
  • The tuition cost is paid by the district upon successful completion of the course.  If the student earns a D or drops or fails the course, all costs associated will become the responsibility of the student's family.

Application Process for Dual Enrollment

Step 1: Complete the Application & Enrollment Verification forms.  The application can be completed both on paper or online* at https://triton.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Admissions/Pages/createaccount.aspx 

*if completing the application online, choose the following when prompted:

  • Fall 2020 for entry term
  • Undergraduate for academic level
  • Dual Credit/ Dual Enrollees for academic program

Step 2: Take the Placement Test at Triton College.  The placement test can be waived with ACT test scores of 20 and/ or SAT scores of 480 in English & Writing and ACT scores of 22 and/or SAT scores of 530 in Math.  Go to www.triton.edu/placementtesting for more information. 

Step 3: Contact the Office of Dual Credit to register. You must set up an appointment with the Office of Dual Credit at Triton in order to enroll in a course.  Contact information for registration is:

  • Dual Credit Director: Tim Nystrom
  • Location: Triton Campus, Building F-210
  • Phone: 708-456-0300 ext 3612
  • Email: timothynystrom@triton.edu

Step 4: Pick up Course Materials. The Office of Dual Credit will enroll you in the course of your choice and assist you in obtaining your text books and materials.  Stop by room F-210 for your book voucher (if applicable).

  • Bookstore Location: Triton Campus, Building C (Between the Cafeteria and US Bank)
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.- 7 p.m./ Friday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m./ Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Phone: 708-452-1180

Step 5: Get your Triton College Student ID.  The last step to becoming a Dual Credit Triton Campus Student is to pick up your Triton ID! Student ID’s will be taken at the Welcome Center six days a week.  You must be enrolled in class to receive a photo ID. 

  • Welcome Center Location: Triton Campus, Building B, 1st floor lobby
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m./ Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m./ Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
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DUAL ENROLLMENT COURSE OFFERINGS

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ENROLLMENT VERIFICATION

FALL 2020 IMPORTANT DATES FOR STUDENTS

ONLINE STUDENT APPLICATION GUIDE

DUAL CREDIT FAQ

 

 

 

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