Taking college courses while still in high school is a great idea for students who want to get a head start on college requirements or their college major. Or, you might want to explore fun classes like music, cooking, etc. Either way, exploring the exciting world of college while still at
LATTC and other Community Colleges
Community college classes are free to high school students, and
To sign up for college classes, you must complete an application and meet with a school counselor (Mr. Abarr or your SLC counselor) to discuss your plans. Once you have found a suitable course, the counselor will sign a concurrent enrollment form and send you to the Bridge to College office at LATTC. You’ll need to receive an orientation from the Bridges program at least 2 weeks before the start of the new term (preferably even earlier).
At the bottom of the page is a file listing the general requirements (“IGETC”) for the UC and CSU systems. If you take these courses, you’ll be getting a head start on a college degree!
NOTE: Taking college courses to make up D’s or F’s earned in high school classes is NOT a good idea and is not allowed! College courses are at a higher level than high school courses, so you wouldn’t try a college course when you struggled in the high school course. Failed high school courses should be made up through adult school, summer school, or a credit recovery program like Apex.
CSU Dominguez Hills Young Scholars Program
California State University Dominguez Hills offers high school students in
Students who view the live broadcasts/webcasts can interact with the instructor by calling a toll free number or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Students can also view archived videos of the classes at http://youtube.com/csudhtv. Credits for the courses are recorded on a Dominguez Hills transcript which can be transferred to any college or university.
To learn more, visit the Young Scholars web site or talk to Mr. Abarr in the