About the Program
Dual enrollment allows eligible high school students to begin earning college credit while still in high school. It's a great way for students to get a feel for college while still in a familiar environment and living at home.
Types of Dual Enrollment Classes
- Dual Enrollment: Classes taken at the high school, taught by credentialed high school instructors who are also PVCC adjunct (part-time) faculty. Tuition is covered by the student's high school.
- Online Dual Enrollment: Online classes taken at the high school, taught by PVCC faculty. Students can enroll through their high school. Tuition is covered by the student's high school.
- Dual Credit: Classes taken at PVCC, taught by PVCC faculty. Students can enroll through PVCC. Tuition is covered by the student.
- Online Dual Credit: Online classes, taught by PVCC faculty. Students can enroll through PVCC. Tuition is covered by the student.
View Dual Enrollment Classes by High School
Blue Ridge School
Fork Union Military Academy
Benefits of Dual Enrollment
- Allows high school students to earn college credits.
- Accelerates a student's college career and provides quality, affordable education close to home.
- Provides students with a wider range of class options and allows them to explore different fields before declaring a college major.
- Lowers the cost of post-secondary education.
- Shortens the time to complete a college degree or certificate.
- Introduces the rigor and expectations of college work.
- Provides access to college resources such as advising, tutoring and the library.
Dual Enrollment Classes
The classes listed below are currently offered or were offered in the past two years. Not all classes are offered at each high school.
Applied Calculus I
Astronomy I & II
Biology of the Environment
Building Construction Carpentry
Calculus with Analytic Geometry I & II
College Composition I & II
General Biology I & II
General College Physics I & II
History of World Civilization II
Intermediate French I
International Relations I & II
Introduction to Construction
Introduction to Criminal Law
Introduction to Engineering
Orientation to Teaching
Precalculus I & II
Principles of Block and Bricklaying I & II
Principles of Psychology
Principles of Sociology
United States Government I & II
United States History I & II