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Dual Credit - for Yukon secondary school students

Dual Credit Program
dualcredit@yukoncollege.yk.ca
or call the Admissions Office at 867.668.8710

Program Description

What is dual credit?
A dual credit program allows secondary students to take postsecondary courses while they are still in high school. Dual credit students may receive elective credit towards their high school graduation, a possibility they need to confirm with their high school.

How many courses can I take?
Students may take two dual credit courses per year.

Which Yukon College courses are eligible for dual credit?
Any Yukon College course that is part of the British Columbia Council on Admission and Transfer (BCCAT) system are eligible for dual credit.  Students can determine if a course is included in BCCAT by clicking the “check BC transfer options” on each course page. This link will take you to the BCCAT page for that course and list all the other post-secondary institutes in BC that will accept that course.

Do Yukon College courses transfer to post-secondary institutes outside of British Columbia?
Yes, Yukon College also has transfer agreements with Alberta.  Yukon College courses have also been accepted at a number of institutions across Canada and the United States.  If you have concerns regarding the transferability of a course, please contact our Enrolment Services Team.

Admission Requirements

What do I need to apply?

  • B average or better
  • completion of the prerequisites for the course
  • letter from a teacher, counsellor, vice-principal or principal verifying your marks, good attendance record and good attitude towards learning

Other Requirements

How much does it cost?
For a three-credit course it's $330.00, but Dept. of Education will pay the entire tuition fee.
Students are responsible for the following additional fees:

  • Books - up to $200 per course
  • Yukon College part-time student union fee - $10
  • Yukon College part-time technology fee - $25

These fees are mandatory for all students.
Yukon College will waive all application fees for dual credit students.
NOTE: Students do not have a guaranteed seat in any course until all fees are paid.


What if I still have questions?
For answers to the above and other questions, download the Dual Credit Information and Application Package.

Fees

Tuition for credit programs is calculated per course credit. See Tuition and Fees.

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