D. The College shall be responsible for the compensation of faculty, in accordance with Alabama Community College System and college policy. Faculty may not receive dual compensation for instructional time. E. Three (3) semester hours at the postsecondary level shall equal one credit at the high school level in the same or related subject. The Alabama Community College System Policy 705.01 defines a “credit hour” as not less than 50 minutes of instructor/student contact. A semester/quarter hour of credit is based upon the average number of hours of instruction taught weekly, the ratio of weekly contact hours to credit hour varies with the type of instruction being used. There are four general categories of instruction: theory, experimental laboratory, clinical practice/manipulative laboratory, and internship. F. College courses approved for dual credit shall be posted on both high school and college transcripts. Courses completed for dual credit shall be transcripted with the appropriate statement at the postsecondary level indicating dual enrollment credit. G. Payment of the current rate of tuition and fees per credit hour, textbooks and materials will be the responsibility of the student unless other resources are available. Full payment of tuition must be completed by the first day of class. School Boards will be notified of any unpaid tuition and fees prior to the start of classes. Students who fail to pay tuition and fees are not considered enrolled and will be dropped from course rolls. H. A plan for an annual evaluation of dual enrollment/dual credit shall be prepared and shall adhere to procedures established by the ACCS Chancellor. The College and the local School Board shall assume the responsibility for reporting required information in a timely manner. I. Students are responsible for knowing policies relative to dual enrollment/dual credit of colleges/universities to which they plan to transfer credit. The College reserves the right to refuse admission to any student who is found to be in violation of college policies (academic standards of progress, Student Code of Conduct, etc.) J. Methods for addressing student related issues such as: admissions, procedures, advisement, monitoring and evaluation, privacy rights, ADA issues, and verification of student attendance must be addressed in the agreement. K. Transportation for any student receiving instruction at any facility other than a school campus of the local School Board shall be the responsibility of the parents/guardian of such students unless otherwise negotiated between the College and the local School Board. L. Each party agrees to provide a mechanism for communicating the educational and economic benefits as well as the requirements for participation and enrollment procedures to parents and students. This must include the student’s r elease of educational records as defined by FERPA and between the College and the local School Board. M. A copy of Policy 801.03 and its guidelines must be included in the Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit Agreement.

Statewide Articulation for Career and Technical Courses

To receive articulated credit for career and technical courses from secondary education institutions, a student must submit a completed Articulation Credit Request to the College at the time of college registration. These forms may be obtained from the Dean of Instruction or high


2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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