Southern Arkansas University Tech’s Concurrent Credit Program is a partnership with school districts within the region to provide an opportunity for qualified students to earn college credit while still in high school, allowing students to get a head start on their college career before graduation. College courses are taught at the high school by high school teachers that has been approved by SAU Tech to teach the course. High school teachers follow very similar curriculum, assignments, and testing as their college faculty counterparts. Courses vary by high school based on the qualifications of the high school instructors.
Participating High Schools
A number of high schools and career academies have partnered with SAU Tech’s Concurrent Enrollment Program. Check with your school’s counselor to learn about available classes.
Requirements for Concurrent Enrollment Instructors
- Instructors teaching Liberal Arts courses must have a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 hours in the area of instruction.
- Instructors must supply an official copy of their college transcript to the Office of Concurrent Enrollment.
- New instructors must fill out and submit an Instructor Data Maintenance Form.
- Instructors must adhere to SAU Tech due dates and deadlines in reference to roster certification, grades, drops, and assessments.
For a complete description of State and SAU Tech guidelines, please see the Concurrent Enrollment Policies and Procedures for High School Partners document.