You can take college classes while you're still in high school. They're called Jump Start classes. Take a class and get high school and college credit.
Jump Start is a Southeastern Community College program through which high school juniors and seniors can earn college credits while still in high school.
What classes can I take?
You can take all kinds of college classes - from Anatomy to Welding and everything
in between. Whether you're aiming for a B.A. at a four-year college or a two-year
program right here at SCC, you have plenty to choose from. Some classes are offered
at SCC, some online, and still others right at your own high school.
Click here to view the Jump Start Student Handbook.
Not all high schools in our area offer the same college-level classes. Your best bet is to talk to your high school guidance counselor for the complete scoop. If you're ready to enroll in a Jump Start class (and have everything you need from your high school guidance counselor), Apply For Jump Start now.
Click below to download a PDF of our Jump Start Academies.
Will these courses transfer to other colleges?
Check out this link: www.transferiniowa.org to see how courses may transfer to other colleges.
It’s also recommended that you double check with the college to make sure
how/if courses will transfer.
To view the SCC Math & Science Transfer & Career Guide, click here.
SCC's Jump Start program is accredited through the National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) www.nacep.org.
Carl Snipes – Chemistry instructor
I started at a community college before earning a degree in Chemical Engineering, so I know what it takes to succeed.
Students who do well in my classes are very prepared the move on to four-...More ›
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