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    Dual Credit classes for the fall semester begin on Monday, August 20th for English classes and Tuesday, August 21st for US History and Government classes on the Boswell High School campus.  First period classes begin before the regular day starts at 8:35 in the Social Studies hallway.  I will meet you by the small lecture hall.  Class rosters are still being finalized by TCC.  Please finalize your payment schedule with TCC in order to avoid being dropped from dual credit classes.
    For more information about the fall semester dual credit classes click the following link
    Fall Semester Dual Credit Textbooks
    Course          Textbook Title                                                                 ISBN Number
    ENGL 1301   The Norton Field Guide to Writing 4th Ed. 2016                   9780393621761
    ENGL 2323    Not Available/Email Instructor for Information
    HIST 1301    America:A Narrative History 10th Ed. (Shi/Tindall)              9780393620917
    GOVT 2305   American Government Roots and Reform, 13th Ed.(O'Connor)
    Dual credit courses allow students to earn college credit from Tarrant County College while attending class at Boswell High School.  Dual credit courses satisfy high school graduation requirements while providing  college credit.
    Please click the link below to access the current EMS Dual Credit Handbook.  The handbook is a comprehensive guide of all the available dual credit information.
    Please click the following form if you wish to be able to speak with teachers and the TCC Dual Credit Office Personnel on behalf of your student.  Without this form, your student will be responsible for speaking on their own behalf, with the help of Mrs. McBride.
    Please click the following link if you are interested in financial aid for dual credit classes or textbooks for the Summer of 2018 or Fall/Spring of 2018-2019 School Year.
    Please contact Jocelyn McBride with any questions
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    To qualify for Dual Credit classes, students must . . .

    • be a high school junior or senior
    • achieve placement test scores appropriate for the course(s) to be taken (see chart below).

    Students are responsible for tuition and fees payable to Tarrant County College. Beginning Spring 2013, students will be responsible for purchasing any needed books for their courses.  

    To apply, you must . . .
    • apply online through Apply Texas
    • complete any required placement testing.
      • students must have satisfactory scores on SAT, ACT, or AP  in order to be exempt from TSI testing. 


    Courses to be taken
    SAT Score
    ACT Score
    TSI Score
    English 1301 and 1302
    English 2322 and 2327          
    Verbal/ min 500
    Combined 1070
    Reading: min19
    Writing: 5 on the essay or
    Minimum 340 with a 4 on the essay AND  
    Reading :351 
    Reading based courses: GOVT, HIST
    Reading: 351
    MATH 1314 or higher
    Math - min. 19