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Advanced Academics includes Advanced Placement (AP) classes, Dual Credit classes, UT OnRamps classes, and the Alamo Academies. Some of these classes and programs require an application process for students to qualify. 

Dual Credit students are simultaneously enrolled in their high school classes while also taking college classes through one of the Alamo Colleges. Most, although not all, Dual Credit classes are offered on campus and stacked with AP and Advanced classes so students can take advantage of the AP program as well. Dual Credit students earn college credit by completing their courses with a C average or higher. This credit is transferable to Texas public colleges/universities and some private.

 

Dual Credit is a program that allows high school students to earn college credit while taking high school courses. Most dual credit courses will earn a student six credit hours for the year that can be applied to a future university enrollment through Northwest Vista College.

What is Advanced Placement?

Students may earn college credit through the College Board AP exams. By taking an AP course and scoring successfully on the exam, you can save on college expenses. These credits can allow students to save college tuition! 

AP Courses Available at Brennan

  • Art (Drawing, 2D, 3D)
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science A
  • English Language & Composition
  • English Literature & Composition
  • European History
  • French Language &Culture
  • German Language & Culture
  • Human Geography
  • Latin Language & Culture
  • Macroeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language & Culture
  • Spanish Literature & Culture
  • Statistics
  • US Government & Politics
  • US History
  • ​World History

 

OnRamps works through a dual-enrollment model. Using a hybrid delivery approach, students meet rigorous university-level college readiness standards and have the opportunity to earn UT Austin credit.   In OnRamps, students learn first-hand all that it takes to success in college before they get there.  

OnRamps Courses Available at Brennan

  • Chemistry
  • College Algebra
  • Geo Science
  • Physics 1
  • Physics 2
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Rhetoric and Writing
  • ​U.S. History

Dual Credit Liaison & AP Coordinator (210)398-1288

 

Student Success office B200 (Top of the C-wing stairs)

 

Roxanne Miranda 

Dual Credit

roxanne.miranda@nisd.net

 

Ramon Duran

AP & Total Registration

ramon.duran@nisd.net

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