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Dual Credit

Advising & Resources

Comprehensive advising is the key to an effective plan for higher education and this plan begins in high school. A greater understanding of General Education coursework, transfer policies, available resources, etc. will help you find success as you transition from high school to college.

Early College Programs works with high school counselors, college advisors, parents, and other stakeholders to help you navigate your path to a degree/certificate.

General Education (Core)

Dual Credit courses offered through Early College Programs commonly fulfill General Education (Core) requirements. These courses provide universal skills and knowledge contributing to success in the instructional programs and in employment. They also provide means for discovery of new interests and perspectives. While the students’ majors provide in-depth understanding in one area, the General Education courses provide a broad understanding of the world in which students will live and work.

LCSC’s General Education courses conform to the Idaho State Board of Education’s credit and course requirements via eight competency areas. The first six are Idaho State Board of Education General Education Matriculation (GEM) requirements. The last two are specific to Lewis-Clark State College. The areas are:

  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Mathematical Ways of Knowing
  • Scientific Ways of Knowing
  • Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing
  • Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing
  • Diversity
  • Integrative Seminar: Ethics & Values

For details, review the Lewis-Clark State College General Education Requirements.

Placement Scores & Prerequisites

Dual Credit students choosing to enroll in English or Math courses must place into the courses based on ACT, SAT, other applicable test scores, or acceptable prerequisites.

Students who have not completed the prerequisites for a course in which they are otherwise eligible may enroll in the course with the counselor's approval. Such approval is designated by the counselor's signature on the LCSC Dual Credit Registration Form.

Dual Credit students who have not completed prerequisites may also request an authorization from the college as necessary. This authorization is approved/denied by the Chair of the associated LCSC Instructional Division.

Review the LCSC Course Placement Score Chart to determine the courses that various test scores place you into.

Student Resources & Rights

Early College Programs students have access to a variety of learning resources and support services for academic assistance (online and on-campus).

WarriorWeb

WarriorWeb is your source for online student records and course information. Access WarriorWeb to check your course schedule and your online statement.

  • User ID¬†-¬†Access WarriorWeb and click on "What's my User ID?" at the bottom. User IDs are typically your first initial, middle initial and entire last name. For example, John David Smith would be: jdsmith.
  • Password¬†-¬†This number is your date of birth entered without dashes or spaces. For example, 01/01/1998 would be entered 01011998.¬†If the eight digits does not work, please try the¬†six as your account may have been created prior to the switchover to eight-digit passwords.
  • Help¬†-¬†If you are unable to login to WarriorWeb, call (208) 792-2231 or email:¬†helpdesk@lcsc.edu

LCMail

LCMail is the college’s official student email system. Check this email for important information regarding payments and class schedules. On-campus students will need to use their LCMail account to communicate directly with professors.

  • User ID -¬†LCMail email addresses are formatted as username@lcmail.lcsc.edu. The user ID for LCMail is the same as WarriorWeb. For your user ID, access WarriorWeb and click on "What's my User ID?". User IDs are typically your first initial, middle initial and entire last name. For example, John David Smith would be: jdsmith.
  • Password -¬†This number is your date of birth entered without dashes or spaces. For example, 01/01/1998 would be entered 01011998.¬†If the eight digits does not work, please try the¬†six as your account may have been created prior to the switchover to eight-digit passwords.
  • Help -¬†For assistance, call (208) 792-2231 or email:¬†helpdesk@lcsc.edu

Transcripts & Transfer of Credits

Transfer and Articulation - This page provides a variety of helpful resources and information on credit transfer including a list of transfer guides for schools across the country.

CourseTransfer.Idaho.gov - Developed by Idaho colleges and universities, this site helps students navigate transfer of credit across Idaho institutions.

Dual Credit courses are accepted by all Idaho institutions of higher education and most accredited institutions outside the state. The institution where you plan to attend makes the final decision on the acceptance of transfer courses. Acceptance of any or all courses can vary and may be dependent upon the grade earned and the policy of the institution. Therefore, it is the students' responsibility to check with the receiving college/university to identify how Dual Credit class(es) will transfer.

Ordering Transcripts - If you are applying to a college other than LCSC, you will need to send an official college transcript. You can obtain your unofficial transcript from WarriorWeb. 

Get the Grades

Grading System

Students who register for Dual Credit courses receive high school and college credit for each course and instructors submit grades for both the high school and college transcripts. Lewis-Clark State College uses a typical letter-grading system to indicate the instructor’s evaluations of a student’s performance. 

Students can review final college grades in WarriorWeb. Posting of final grades may take approximately 1-2 weeks after the course has ended. Students should check with their instructors regarding final grades. For additional information on grading, visit the Registrar's Office.

Credit Hours

Colleges and universities measure academic work with the credit hour. Credits are sometimes referred to as credit hours or semester hours. Credits for college courses typically range from one to five hours. Your college education will include a certain number of general education credits, a sufficient number of required courses, and electives for the major you choose. At LCSC, bachelor’s degrees consist of a minimum of 120 credit hours.

Academic Integrity

The college functions to promote the development of all students. Therefore, all work submitted by a student must represent his/her own ideas, concepts, and current understanding. Academic dishonesty in any form is unacceptable. Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, cheating and plagiarism.

From the Lewis-Clark State College Student Code of Conduct:

Cheating¬†‚Äď intentionally using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or study¬†aids in any academic exercise. The term ‚Äúacademic exercise‚ÄĚ includes all forms of work submitted¬†for credit hours.

Fabrication¬†‚Äď intentional and/or unauthorized falsification or invention of any information or the¬†source of any information in an academic exercise.

Collusion facilitating academic dishonesty¬†‚Äď intentionally or knowingly helping or attempting to¬†help another to commit an act of academic dishonesty.

Plagiarism¬†‚Äď the deliberate adoption or reproduction of ideas or words or statement of another¬†person as one‚Äôs own without acknowledgment.

Acts of academic dishonesty are subject to appropriate discipline through the student’s high school, with the exception of those students taking Dual Credit courses on-campus or online.

Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities operated by recipients of federal financial assistance (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), applies to all LCSC students and Dual Credit students, wherever they are taking classes. In Title IX-related cases, college officials will coordinate investigative and adjudication processes with high school officials.