Get a Head Start on College
The COM Dual Credit Program enables students to earn high school and college credit simultaneously. Dual credit students can earn 30 or more college credits while in high school, plus they receive a discount on COM’s affordable tuition.
Students can take academic courses, such as math, English, government and history, and hands-on classes, such as drafting, welding, graphic arts and cosmetology.
Classes are offered at the COM main campus, COM Learning Center-North County in League City and at local high schools.
Dual Credit Department's Mission
The Dual Credit Department offers a student-centered learning environment for high school students providing them the opportunity to earn college credit, become job ready and acquire skills necessary to become lifelong learners.
Dual Credit Academy
Workforce education and technical programs. Dual Credit Academy enables and prepares students for entry level positions in the following fields:
- Graphic Arts
- Computer Information Systems - Programming
- Computer Networking Fundamentals
- Criminal Justice
- CAD Drafting
- Medical Assistant
- Pharmacy Technology
Graduating Dual Credit/Collegiate – Short Application
After finishing dual credit classes and graduating from high school, a student must complete this application to become a new COM student. Former dual credit students do not need to fill out the ApplyTexas application.
- Core Curriculum 2016-2017
- 9–12 Grade Recommended Courses
- Dual Credit Online Classes
- Dual Credit Testing Information
- Frequently Asked Questions
From a Student
“Dual credit eased me into (college), and what I like about COM especially is the professors are truly there for their students. I started (at UTSA) as a sophomore."