EARN COLLEGE CREDIT WHILE STILL IN HIGH SCHOOL!
Concurrent Enrollment
In the Douglas County School District
DCSD offers many concurrent enrollment course opportunities for our high school students. All of these courses are taken in our high schools with current DCSD high school teaching staff members who are also certified by the community college or university crediting the course. Students who pass concurrent enrollment classes with a grade of C or better generate a college/university transcript with those courses.

Savings for Parents
Last year, DCSD parents saved approximately $3 million in college tuition. That is using the lowest priced credits – community college credits – to generate the total savings (the savings would be much higher if we used four-year college/university credit prices).
Credit Articulation
Colleges and universities have articulation agreements with one another, and DCSD students are encouraged to collaborate with counselors and admissions offices to see if various concurrent enrollment courses will transfer in part, or in full, to the college or university that they hope to attend.

Tuition, books and fees are all part of the college/university requirements with all of our partners.

CASTLE VIEW CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE OFFERINGS

All classes earn 3.0 college credits through Arapahoe Community College unless otherwise noted in ()

BUSINESS and COMPUTERS
.5 BUS 115 Introduction to Business
.5 BUS 116 Personal Finance
.5 CIS 118 Intro to PC Applications
.5 MAR 160 Customer Service
.5 MAR 155 Social Media Business
ACC 121 Accounting Principles I (4 credits)
1.0 MAR 216 Principals of Marketing (every other year)
MAR 235 Consumer Behavior

COMPUTERS/NETWORKING
.5 CNG 121 69021 CE-CNG 121 Comp Tech I: A+
.5 CNG 124 69023 CNG 124 – Networking I: Network+
.5 CNG 260 CISCO Network Associate I
.5 CNG 261 CISCO Network Associate II
.5 CNG 262 CISCO Network Associate III
.5 CNG 263 CISCO Network Associate IIII

COMMUNICATIONS
.5 COM 115 Public Speaking
.5 COM 125 Interpersonal Communications

ENGINEERING
.5 CAD 255 Solidworks

ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS
1.0 ENG 121 English Composition 1
1.0 LIT 115 Intro to Literature

MATH
1.0 MAT 121 College Algebra (4 credits)
1.0 MAT 135 Introduction to Statistics
1.0 MAT 204 Calculus with Engineering Applications / Calculus III (5 credits)

PE
HWE 100 Human Nutrition
HWE 111 Health and Fitness

PERFORMING ARTS
MUS 120 Music Appreciation

SOCIAL STUDIES
HIS 121 US History to Reconstruction

SPANISH
.5 SPA 111 Spanish Language l (equal to Spanish III, 5 pre-req credits)
.5 SPA 112 Spanish Language ll (equal to Spanish III, 5 pre-req credits)
***pre-req credits do not automatically transfer unless you take a 200 level Spanish class at CVHS or in college.

Future 19-20?
.5 SPA 211 Spanish Language III(3 credits)
.5 SPA 212 Spanish Language IV( 3 credits)

NOT Offered at CVHS in 18-19 anymore
.5 MAR 235 Consumer Behavior – Replaced by .5 MAR 155 Social Media Business

*Courses are subject to Change

CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Courses taught by Douglas County teachers
  • Available to all Douglas County School District Students
  • Courses taught during regular school day hours
  • Earn dual credit (DCSD and Community College college credit)
  • College Credit accepted by all Colorado Community Colleges (Check with your specific Colorado College for credit transfer-ability of courses)
  • College tuition savings by providing college credit at no charge to the student
CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COSTS
  • Students will purchase required textbook(s)
  • A minimal registration fee
  • Additional fees may apply to some courses and are subject to change
Collaboration Campus

Collaboration Campus (CC) is a partnership between Douglas County School District (DCSD), Arapahoe Community College (ACC), and Colorado State University (CSU). Students will be provided the opportunity to participate and engage in educational and career pathway programming during their junior and senior year of high school through CC. Concurrent Enrollment courses at CC will be provided by ACC and designated professors for students in the areas of Business, Health Sciences, and Information Technology. Students are required to meet with their High School Counselor to ensure that CC courses are available and do not conflict with their high school schedule.

Student Responsibilities:

  • Be on track to graduate.
  • Have written parent permission of course registration and CC Interest Form.
  • Be enrolled in Douglas County School District.
  • Provide own transportation to and from CC.
  • Maintain appropriate and professional level of behavior at all times.
  • Maintain consistent attendance at both CC and the home high school.
  • Must complete ACC registration deadlines.
  • May be responsible for course fees, to include but not limited to, textbook/workbook fees.
  • The School District will only pay for up to two classes a semester. The student/family is responsible for paying for any additional classes.
  • Students must take concurrent enrollment classes taught at their high school.
Areas of focus include:

Castle View – AA Business Transfer Major

Castle View – AA general

Castle View – AA Health Promotion

Castle View – AA Psychology

Castle View – AAS Business, General Business

Castle View – AAS Computer Network Technology-Cisco

Castle View – AAS Computer Network Technology-General Networking

Castle View – AAS Cybersecurity (ACC-CSU Pathway)

Castle View – AAS Secure Software Development

Castle View – AS General

Castle View – AS Sports Medicine

Castle View – Certificate in Business Administration

Castle View – Certificate in Computer Information System

Castle View – Certificate in Computer Network Technology

Castle View – Certificate in Computer Technician

Castle View – Computer Aided Drafting – Engineering Graphics Technology certificate

Students will need to indicate interest in these pathways via the interest form available in counseling by Feb. 15th, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Collaboration Pathways Information FAQ’s

Still have questions?

Ask your counselor for an ACC Concurrent Enrollment Brochure for complete course descriptions or go to:
ACC Concurrent Enrollment DCSD Concurrent Enrollment