Who is Eligible for Concurrent Enrollment?
- Any high school student who has completed the 8th grade, and is
- Enrolled in an Arkansas public school, and is
- Recommended by his or her high school principal, superintendent, or counselor, may enroll in college courses when the combined enrollments do not exceed a normal academic load.
Admission and Registration Process:
- Obtain and complete a BRTC Concurrent Application from your high school counselor.
- Present your completed BRTC Concurrent Application to your high school counselor for their signature and completion of your Letter of Good Standing (on the Concurrent Application).
- Ask your high school counselor for a copy of your high school transcript to be attached to your application.
- Ask your high school counselor for a copy of your immunization (shot) record. If your high school counselor or school nurse is unable to provide, you will need to obtain your immunization record from your private physician’s office or the Health Department office.
- Submit a complete set of acceptable scores for Concurrent Enrollment from the ACT or COMPASS test. For COMPASS testing, please contact an Academic Advisor at 870-248-4000, Ext. 4011 or Ext. 4014 (Pocahontas campus) or 870-239-0969, Ext. 116 (Paragould campus).
- Turn in your fully completed BRTC Concurrent Application with attached high school transcript, immunization record, and a FULL payment check (made out to Black River Technical College) with the student’s name in the MEMO section in the bottom left hand corner of the check to the high school counselor by the deadline date.
Contact your high school counselor for specific dates for testing, registration, and tuition payment deadlines.
The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Students may complete specified General Education courses anywhere in the public system as well as many courses in the degree/major that have been pre-identified for transfer. This system is designed to assist in planning from the high school level through the adult workforce.