Get a jump start on your future while in high school.
Dual Credit at Kish College
Did you know that you can earn college credit while you are still in high school?
You can! Kishwaukee College offers several different ways to do so. Whether it is
through Dual Credit/KEC, Dual Enrollment, the Engineering-Math-Science Academy (EMSA),
or transferring in credit through the Advanced Placement Exam, Kish has an option
for you. Keep reading to learn more!
Dual credit in the High Schools
Kish works closely with local high schools to offer college classes for credit at
the high school campuses. Students are encouraged to discuss opportunities with their
high school guidance counselor. Visit 2 Degrees in 3 Years transfer guides for a list of dual credit courses available at your school.
2 Degrees in 3 Years
2 Degrees in 3 Years is a unique program demonstrating how students can earn an associate
degree and bachelor’s degree in only 3 years after high school.
The Engineering-Math-Science Academy gives incoming high school seniors a jump start
on their college career by providing college level courses during their senior year
for students looking to pursue a college curriculum focused on science or engineering.
The Kishwaukee Education Consortium offers occupational classes in partnership with
Kish and local high schools where students can earn both high school and college credit
upon completion of approved career-technical coursework.
Chase Littlefield (DeKalb HS) is currently 8-0 for the Kougars this season in the fast-paced strategy card game "Hearthstone." Kish's new Esports program is looking to build upon plenty of initial success.