AP & Dual Enrollment (DE) Information Webinar - January 28th at 7pm

AP DE Info Webinar 7pm Jan 28


AP & DE Information Webinar

Thursday - January 28th at 7 p.m.

  • Gain background information about Advanced Placement (AP) and Dual Enrollment (DE) courses
  • Understand the details and procedures of both the AP and DE programs at Colgan High School
  • Get differences between AP and Dual Enrollment (DE) courses

To view a recording of the webinar, please click AP & DE Info Webinar Video


Questions about AP and Dual Enrollment Courses

What is an Advanced Placement (AP) Course?

AP courses are college level courses with a standardized nationwide curriculum that is externally assessed by College Board through an AP exam


What is a Dual Enrollment Course?

College courses offered in partnership with Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). The instructor and curriculum is approved by NOVA.


What is the difference between AP and Dual Enrollment Courses?

AP courses are courses with a nationwide standardized curriculum that culminates in an AP exam. AP course selection is a commitment to studying a rigorous curriculum

Dual enrollment courses are college courses with instructor and curriculum provided by NOVA. Dual enrollment courses are a commitment to a college transcript


How does an AP course become college credit?

College credit is based on the student's AP exam score and the discretion of the college for course credit


How does dual enrollment become college credit?

Course credit is awarded by NOVA for successful completion of the course. The attending college transfers the credit to match a course provided at their institution


What are the prerequisites for AP courses?

AP courses have open enrollment with an emphasis on prior coursework, teacher recommendation, and AP potential.


What are the prerequisites for dual enrollment courses?

Dual enrollment courses emphasize prior coursework, teacher recommendation and meeting placement criteria such as PSAT scores and GPA as determined by NOVA

Register to learn more about AP Courses and Dual Enrollment Courses offered at Colgan High School