Dual Credit and Dual Enrollment
Brownwood ISD offers a variety of courses at the high school that counts both for high school as well as college credit in both academic and technical programs.
BISD has dual credit course agreements with Howard Payne University, Ranger College, Texas State Technical College, and the University of Texas OnRamps. Students must meet eligibility requirements for each program in order to enroll in a dual credit course; tuition and lab fees may apply.
Please visit with your high school counselor, at 646-9549, if you have further questions.
Dual Credit Checklist:
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS--Choose institution below:
_____ Texas State Technical College: See your counselor and/or BHS instructor for information.
_____ Howard Payne University: See your counselor for an application. See below for TSI College Readiness Scores.
_____Ranger College Application: Go to https://www.rangercollege.edu/dual-credit/
Click “Apply Now” on the right to complete application (NOTE: If you are currently taking a Ranger College course, you DO NOT NEED to apply.)
_____Once officially submitted, you will see an “Application Successfully Completed” page.
_____ Complete the registrtion form below. Click on the icon "Register For Dual Credit Here."
TSI COLLEGE READINESS scores:
You must meet TSI (Texas Success Initiative) College Readiness by meeting one of the qualifiers below for the intended subject area:
_____Non Math Courses: STAAR Eng II 4000 or PSAT R/W-460 or SAT R/W-480 or ACT English 19/23 or TSIA2 ELAR at least CRC 945 w/essay 5 or CRC 910 w/diag 5 and essay 5
_____Math Courses: PSAT Math-510 or SAT Math-530 or ACT Math-19/23 composite or TSIA2 MATH at least CRC 950 or CRC 910 w/diag 6
*Note: Speech and Spanish must have a TSIA2 ELAR score, but not a minimum.
TSI: If you need to take the TSI, sign up on the counselor’s web page:
https://www.brownwoodisd.org/Page/1404 (Click on “Steps to Register for the TSI”)
This registration stays open until the Friday before the test date. Taking Dual Credit is a big responsibility, so as a result, you will not get an individual reminder. You will be sent one via email a few days before the test date. Set a reminder alarm when you sign up for the test.