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College in the High School

College in the High School Program
(CITHS)

 

The CITHS (college courses and credit, offered on site at RHS) is desgined to give 11th & 12th grade students an opportunity to participate in a college level course while still in high school.  Students have the ability to earn 80 college credits through the CITHS program.

The admissions process to be admitted into a CITHS course begins with GPA, seniors must have a 2.5 or higher and juniors must have a 3.0 or higher GPA, sophomores must be in the 90% percentile of MCA test. All students are required to meet testing benchmarks on the Accuplacer, ACT, or MCA test. 

RHS Concurrent Enrollment powerpoint presentation

Course Name College Credits Course Name College Credits
BIOL 1101: General Biology I w/lab 4 HIST 1030: U.S. History I 4
BIOL 1102: General Biology II w/lab 4   HIST 1031: U.S. History II 4
BIOL 2020: Human Anatomy & Physi I w/lab 4 HLTH 1402: Certified Nursing Assist. 3
BIOL 2021: Human Anatomy & Physi II w/lab 4 MATH 1010: College Algebra 3
BIOL 1005: Medical Terminology 1 MATH 1015: Trigonometry 2
BIOL 2020: Human Anatomy & Physi I 4 MATH 1020: Calculus: Short Course 3
BIOL 2021: Human Anatomy & Physi II 4 MATH 1030: Introduction to Statistics 3
CHEM 1010: General Chemistry I w/lab 5 MATH 2001: Calculus I 5
CHEM 1011: General Chemistry II w/lab 5 MATH 2002: Calculus II  5
ENGL 1101: College Composition 3 PHYS 1001: Intro to Physics I w/lab 4
ENGL 1102: Adv College Composition 3 PHYS 1002: Intro to Physics II w/lab 4
ENGL 1110: Intro to Literature 3 PSYC 2001: General Psychology 4

 

Transferring Credits

There are several websites that try to help answer many of the questions that students and parents might have about transfer credits and how it might work.  Planning ahead is a big help as well as doing your research.  It is also important to check with your college transfer specialist.

When researching keep in mind:
•    Some majors require specific courses to be taken during the first two years of a four-year degree
•    Some programs and degrees are not designed for transfer, so courses you’ve taken may not apply to four-year majors.
•    Don’t assume that general education courses will apply toward a specific career program.
•    Sometimes there are time limits for the transfer of credit.
•    Program or institution accreditation may affect credit transfer
•    It’s a good idea to visit any colleges or universities to which you are interested in transferring.

ROCORI in no way determines what credits transfer and what credits do not. 

MNSCU Transfer Curriculum:  The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities have developed the transfer curriculum to make transferring credits an easier process. By looking at the courses in the 10 goal areas for your Liberal education courses you can determine what classes to take will serve you the best. The site will take you to SCSU but the information is the same system wide.

College Match/Transfers: Below are a number of Minnesota public and private colleges and the credit that they have awarded in the past for courses taken at FDLTCC.

Alexandria Technical College Metro State University St. Paul College
Anoka Ramsey Community College Minneapolis Comm & Tech College South Central College
Anoka Technical College MN State College SE Tech & Comm Southwest MN State University
Augsberg College Minnesota State Comm & Tech St. Ben's/St. John's
Bemidji State University MN State Univ Mankato St. Cloud State University
Bethel University MN State Univ Moorhead St. Cloud Tech & Community College
Century College MN West Comm & Tech College University of St. Thomas
Concordia College Moorhead North Dakota State University University of North Dakota
Concordia Univ St.Paul Normandale Comm College University of Minnesota Crookston
Dakota County Tech College North Hennepin Comm College University of Minnesota Morris
Hamline University Northland Community College University of Minnesota
Hennepin Tech College Northwest Technical College University of Minnesota Duluth
Hibbing Comm College Pine Tech & Community College Univ of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Inver Hills Comm College Rainy River Community College Vermillion Community College
Itasca Community College Ridgewater College Winona State University
Lake Superior College Riverland Community College  
Mesabi Range College Rochester Comm & Tech College  

 

TRANSCRIPT:
To obtain your transcript from Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (you must request it yourself to be sent to the college you plan to attend) log into the National Student Clearinghouse at https://secure.studentclearinghouse.org/tsorder/faces/TOBridge?_afrLoop=1754713865466494&_afrWindowMode=0&_adf.ctrl-state=n0116zpe9_4

If you are attending a Minnesota State school (i.e. SCSU, Mankato State, SCTCC etc), you do not need to request the transcript, you just need to let the registrars/admissions office at the school you plan to attend that you have earned Minnesota State School credits and they should be able to obtain them electronically.

STAR ID:

If applying at a Minnesota State college and you have also completed College in the High School classes at ROCORI you will need to activate your STAR ID.  To get started follow these steps:

  1. Go to: https//starid.mnscu.edu
  2. Click on: activate your STAR ID
  3. Click on: Activate STAR ID
  4. Click on: Tech ID (student ID) students can get this from their counselor at school
  5. You will then have to select Fond du Lac TCC from the drop down options and enter your Tech ID number as well as your Social Security Number.
  6. You will then be given your STAR ID number and be asked to develop a password.
  7. Save this STAR ID and Password in your records.

 

For information from the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) go to the following website for course comparison and transfer information:

www.mntransfer.org

The College of St Benedict and St John’s University (and many others) have a guideline set up for use from Fond du Lac (as do many colleges), you can get to that site at:  www.csbsju.edu/academicadvising  then on the left click on Student Advising Resources then you will find Credit Transfer Information under the Registrar’s Office Credit Information and Policies.