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Huntsville HS Dual Credit Quick Fact Sheet

Huntsville HS Dual Credit Quick Fact Sheet 

 Which classes will be held at the Huntsville HS campus next school year (2015-2016)? 
ENGL 1301 – Composition and Rhetoric I 
ENGL 1302 – Composition and Rhetoric II 
MATH 1314 – College Algebra 
MATH 1316 – Trigonometry 
MATH 1324 – Finite Math 
MATH 1342 – Statistics 
HIST 1301 – United States History to 1877 
HIST 1302 – United States since 1877 
BIOL 1408 – Biology I 
DRAM 1301 – Introduction to Theater 
 
 What classes can I take online? 
ECON 2302 – Micro Economics 
GOVT 2305 – Federal Government 
PSYC 1301 – Principles of Psychology 

 If I take classes online, do I work from home or at school? 
When you are enrolled in an online course you have the option to work on the assignments when you choose. However, students will have an assigned class period devoted to the online course during the school day.  
 
 When do I register for the classes? 
Lone Star College will send out representatives to get you registered at Huntsville High School 
the second week of April. They will also provide their business office so that you can make payment while they are here. 
 
 What tests do I need to take in order to take dual credit courses? 
Here is the list of tests that can qualify you for dual credit courses: 
TSI – Texas Success Initiative (Offered at HHS on 3/21/2014) 
ACT – American College Testing 
SAT - Scholastic Aptitude Test 
 
 What is the process to take a placement test for Lone Star College? 
You will need to apply to Lone Star College System at www.lonestar.edu/admissions. Once you complete your free online application you will receive a Lone Star student id and user name. You will then create a Lone Star College account that is called mylonestar. You will have to log in to your Mylonestar account and complete the pre-assessment activity video. It is a video to prepare you for the placement test you will take. Once this is complete, you will be eligible to test. The deadline to complete the pre-assessment requirements is Monday 3/17/2014.
 
 Why do I need a mylonestar account? 
This is a very important account. It will give you access to all of your information such as grades and emails from professors. You can also check to make sure you are enrolled in all of the right classes each semester. You can check the balance for your classes and make sure you paid for all of your classes. 
 
 Do I need to pay to take a placement test with Lone Star College? 
The initial test is free of charge for dual credit students. However, if you need to retest for any reason there is a fee and you will be required to go to Lone Star to retest. 
 
 Once I test how do I know what I can take? 
You will receive your test results once you finish your exam. You can then speak to an advisor to see if you qualify for classes. If so, you will then want to talk to your counselor to see what options are available to you.