The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has established Field of Study (FOS) transfer plans for various majors detailing the courses guaranteed by state law to apply to a 4-year degree program at any Texas public institution. Please visit the link below for more information.
Early College High Schools are innovative 9th-12th grade campuses that provide students an opportunity to earn a high school diploma and 60 college credit hours. The following link provides more details around these unique programs along with direct links to the home pages for various Early College High Schools within HISD: https://www.houstonisd.org/earlycollege
CTE Programs of study are course sequences that prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in their chosen career. The following link will help campuses determine their course sequence, while also assisting students and parents identify occupation and wage information.
The best strategy for campus leaders to grow their dual credit program is to utilize existing HISD faculty. The qualifications needed to teach a dual credit course depends on the class. HISD instructors must have a completed graduate degree with 18 semester credit hours specific to the subject matter to teach an academic class. Teaching a workforce/CTE dual credit class depends largely on having three years of workforce (non-teaching) experience in that discipline. The complete requirements for both types of courses are noted below. Academic Courses http://ctle.hccs.edu/ccp/sacs/academic.htm