Dual Credit

Dual Credit Information for Students

Dual Credit Student Guide
LCSC College Catalog

Set Your Course

The Dual Credit Program at Lewis-Clark State College offers you the opportunity to earn both high school and college credit while experiencing the rigor and intellectual challenge of college classes. High school teachers with advanced credentials are approved and partner with college academic departments to teach courses where the curriculum matches courses offered on the college campus. Students also have the opportunity to enroll in courses on the LCSC campus or online.  All dual credit courses are posted to a permanent college transcript. 

Benefits

  • Provides you the opportunity to experience the rigor and intellectual challenge of college classes.
  • Earn transferable college credit while still in high school.
  • Save money by taking college classes at a reduced rate.
  • Meet and learn from LCSC faculty.
  • Choose from a more broad range of electives.
  • By taking dual credit classes, you will be issued a Student Identification Card. This will provide you with the use of computer lab facilities and free admission to campus and athletic events.

Transcripts & Transfer of Credits

You can obtain your unofficial transcript from WarriorWeb. If you are applying to a college other than LCSC, you will need to send an official college transcript. You can order them online or by mail or fax.  Contact the Office of the Registrar for more information.

Dual credit courses are accepted by all Idaho institutions of higher education and most accredited institutions outside the state. Idaho’s colleges/universities are accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.  LCSC is also accredited or approved for specific programs by a number of organizations. Please refer to the current catalog for a list of the various commissions and associations

The institution where you may attend makes the final decision about acceptance of courses. Acceptance of any or all courses can vary and may be dependent upon the grade earned and the policy of the institution.  It is the students' responsibility to check with the receiving college/university to verify that your dual credit classes will transfer. Check with Admissions for a list of transfer guides for schools where LC credits are frequently transferred.

Get the Grades

Grading System

Students who register for Dual Credit courses receive both high school and college credit for each course. The instructor will submit grades for 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. Please refer to the college catalog for additional information on grading.

Students can review grades in WarriorWeb. Posting of final grades may take approximately 2-3 weeks after the course has ended. Any questions about final grades should be resolved as soon as possible.  Students should check with their instructor regarding grades.

Credit

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 – intentionally using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or study aids in any academic exercise. The term “academic exercise” includes all forms of work submitted for credit hours.

Fabrication – intentional and/or unauthorized falsification or invention of any information or the source of any information in an academic exercise.

Collusion facilitating academic dishonesty – intentionally or knowingly helping or attempting to help another to commit an act of Academic Dishonesty.

Plagiarism – the deliberate adoption or reproduction of ideas or words or statement of another person as one’s 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. For more information, please see the Student Code of Conduct.

Drop/Withdrawal Policy

  1. At the time of application, a permanent college record (transcript) is created. Each class you are enrolled in is listed on the transcript.
  2. At the time of registration, a financial obligation is created.
  3. If you decide not to take the class and need to drop/withdraw, you must follow the LCSC Drop/Total Withdrawal Policy guidelines.
  4. If all classes are being dropped, a signed Total Withdrawal Form must be submitted to the Registrar's Office in person or faxed to (208) 792-2429. Failure to do so will leave the class on your permanent college record with a failing grade.
  5. The 10th day of the LCSC term is the last day to drop/add a class for on-campus classes. The first day of the 10th week of the LCSC term is the last day to withdraw for on-campus classes.

Responsibility lies with you to initiate the drop/withdrawal process from a college credit course. Further, you
should remain aware of your anticipated final grade and keep the withdrawal deadline in mind. Withdrawal
deadlines are strictly enforced.

WarriorWeb

Log on to WarriorWeb soon after registering for classes to check your course schedule and your online statement.

How to Login

  • 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 010198.

Protect Your Information

  • Never share your password or Student ID with anyone.
  • When you are finished using WarriorWeb, log off the system and close the browser window.
  • Change your password.

Help

  • If you are unable to login to WarriorWeb call (208) 792-2231 or visit the Help Desk located in the Sam Glenn Complex, room 112. You will need to bring a form of ID or have your social security number on hand for verification purposes.
  • Email: helpdesk@lcsc.edu

LCMail

LCMail is the college’s student email system and includes tools such as Google Calendar. 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 010198.

For assistance, call (208) 792-2231 or visit the Help Desk located in the Sam Glenn Complex, room 112. You will need to bring a form of ID or have your social security number on hand for verification purposes.

Email: helpdesk@lcsc.edu

Resources

Dual Credit students have access to a variety of support services for academic assistance.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law designed to protect the privacy of education records and is enforced by the Family Policy Compliance Office of the U.S. Department of Education (FPCO). Essentially the act states that 1) "students" must be permitted to inspect their own "education records" and 2) "school officials" may not disclose personally identifiable information about a student without written permission from the student.

Additional Information

For more information about the Idaho Dual Credit Program and the institutions involved, please review the Idaho Dual Credit Brochure

For more information about Idaho's Advanced Opportunities Program visit the State Department of Education's Advanced Opportunities site.