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Dual Credit

Rio Vista High School will be offering dual credit courses through Hill College and McMurry University for the 24-25 school year. Dual credit allows a high school student to earn college credit and high school credit concurrently. The majority of the dual credit courses are taught online. Students must be self-motivated and be able to meet deadlines to be successful in a dual credit course. Dual credit courses are taught at the pace and rigor of regular college courses  Dual credit students will be expected to conduct themselves as a college student. Students will be responsible for communicating any concerns or questions with their Hill College or McMurry University instructor via email, Blackboard Account, phone, or making arrangements to meet with the instructor.
Parents are responsible for the cost of tuition and any required textbooks. The current tuition rates are attached below.  If a student enrolls in a dual credit course and drops or earns below a 70 (C) in the course, the student will be placed on academic probation and must sit out a semester before they will be allowed to re-enroll in any dual credit classes.  If a student who has been placed on academic probation drops or fails any subsequent classes the student will no longer be allowed to take any dual credit classes. 
Below are the steps to follow for enrolling in dual credit courses:
Step 1: Complete the online application at 
Step 2: Complete the Dual Credit Application located on the Hill College Dual Credit web page under Forms
Step 3: Complete and return Dual Credit Contract 
Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment

The TSI Assessment is a program designed to help institutions determine if a student is ready for college-level course work in the areas of reading, writing and mathematics. It will also help determine what type of course or intervention will best meet the needs of a student to help them become better prepared for college-level course work if they are not ready. 

TSI Informational Brochure

TSI Practice

TEA is encouraging online TSIA testing.  Please remember that Hill College is offering virtual on-line testing for the TISA additionally approved High School TSIA proctors can virtual test students as well.  If students want to set up virtual testing through us please have them email