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HEC GOAL – PREPARE STUDENTS TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL, INDEPENDENT COLLEGE STUDENTS

  • College-ready academic and behavior skills
  • College placement exam preparation
  • College course support
  • ACT Prep
  • Assistance with navigating college and how to utilize college support systems
  • College application and financial aid support
  • University visits each year

HIGH SCHOOL

  • 28 credits needed for High School Diploma
  • HEC teaches three of the four core course areas: English, Math and History
  • High School Electives: STEM, Yearbook, Navigating Numbers and Math Lab
  • Honors-level high school courses
  • Innovative, student-centered teaching
  • Non-traditional schedule
  • Hands-on, problem solving instruction
  • New 1:1 iPad Initiative
  • Calculators provided
  • Nightly Homework

COLLEGE

  • Associate in Arts (AA)/Associate in Science (AS) – maximum of 61 hours
    • Associate in Arts – intending to pursue a degree in psychology, communication, economics, public service or education
    • Associate in Science – intending to pursue a degree in science, mathematics, engineering or technology
  • 4 or 5 year program depending on student progress
  • College courses are taught by HCC instructors
  • Students attend some designated early college sections and some traditional sections with non-HEC students
  • College courses begin freshmen year
  • Some college courses earn high school credits required for high school graduation (dual credits)