Plano ISD and Collin College Dual Credit
Dual credit courses are college courses taken during high school. Students who successfully complete dual credit courses earn both high school and college credit for one course. Plano ISD partners with Collin College to offer dual credit courses.
Plano ISD offers both academic and workforce education dual credit courses. College credits earned through dual credit courses are on the student’s college transcript as well as the high school transcript. There are tuition fees associated with dual credit courses, but students receiving free or reduced lunch benefits may have tuition waived.
Benefits of Dual Credit
Benefits of Dual Credit
Many dual credit courses transfer to Texas public colleges and universities, private institutions, and some out-of-state colleges and universities. Completing dual credit courses can accelerate time to degree completion, which also allows students to save money on college tuition. Taking college courses while in high school can help build confidence in students and ease the transition to college, and increase the likelihood of graduating from college.
Collin College Resources
Below are helpful resources that are most commonly used for dual credit students.
Every student must set-up OneLogin. You will be required to download the OneLogin Protect app to access your Collin College online resources. OneLogin Resources
Disability Services for Collin College are operated through their ACCESS Office. Please contact them for 504 & IEP needs in your dual credit course. Please see the website ACCESS and email email@example.com.
Collin College offers free in-person and online tutoring assistance for Collin College students. For information and to schedule an appointment: Anthony Peterson Center for Academic Assistance.
391 Country Club Road
Wylie, TX 75098
Please contact the Collin College Help Desk: HELP DESK
Collin College CANVAS Assistance
Online help for Canvas Assistance and information pertaining to your dual credit class.
Collin College Dual Credit Website: Collin College Dual Credit Office
Cost of Dual Credit
Cost of Dual Credit
At Collin Community College, a 3-hour credit course is $62 per semester hour or $188 per 3-hour class. Students and parents may save significantly on tuition and fees by taking dual credit courses while in high school.
Total cost includes a $2 per semester student records fee.
*All fees are subject to change upon approval of the Collin Board of Trustees*
Courses with First Day Access Textbooks will have textbook costs included in tuition fees.
Tuition is paid per semester.
Students eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch will have their cost of tuition waived by Collin College.
Dual Credit Courses offered in Plano ISD
Plano ISD Course Name
Collin College Course Name
English Language Dual Credit
ENGL 1301/ENGL 1302
English Literature Dual Credit
ENGL 2332/ENGL 2333
Pre-Calculus Dual Credit
MATH 1314/MATH 2412
Statistics Dual Credit
MATH 2320/MATH 2415
Biology Dual Credit
BIOL 1406/BIOL 1407
HSA 11th -12th
US History Dual Credit
HIST 1301/HIST 1302
US Government Dual Credit
Economics Dual Credit
Speech (HSA students only)
Required Technology and Textbooks
Collin College uses Canvas. You will need access to a computer to upload assignments in Canvas.
Textbooks can be purchased at any retailer the student chooses. The professors will let the students know of the required textbooks through CougarWeb, Canvas, and syllabus.
It is important to check your PLano ISD student email, and Collin College email regularly for dual credit communication.
Remember when communicating with your professor outside of class to ONLY email through your Collin College email.
Transfering Your Dual Credit Courses
Dual credit courses with Collin College will transfer to most public 4-year and 2-year institutions. It is the students responsibility to check with their intended university to make sure the Collin College course will transfer AND be applied to their degree plan. Helpful transfer links are below to assist students with this process.
To check out Collin College's transfer website for information on transfer guides, transfer admissions contracts, and other helpful links visit TRANSFERU
Another helpful website is the Texas Common Corse Numbering System. Students can use this website to see if their Collin College courses will transfer to any Texas public and private institution. It is important to check with the institution to see if the course will be applied to your degree plan. TCCNS
How to Send My Dual Credit Courses to My Intended Instituion
Students will need to order transcripts through Collin College for their dual credit courses. The dual credit class will be on their high school transcript showing their high school credits, however they need the Collin College transcript to show their college credit. Collin College transcript can be found TRANSCRIPT ORDER