What does the Community College System provide?

  • General Education and other collegiate programs at the freshman and sophomore levels to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions  to complete baccalaureate degrees, as well as an upper division university that provides  selected  baccalaureate programs.
  • Adult education focuses on improving individuals skills, productivity and training with GED preparation and testing, basic skills and English as a Second Language.
  • Workforce development initiatives  provide customized, flexible, short-term  training programs  that are responsive to industry needs-from highly specialized training to programs that help prepare entry level employees  to meet growing demands

Dual Enrollment

The purpose of the Dual Enrollment policy is to allow eligible high school students to enroll in college classes concurrently with high school classes and to receive both high school and college credit.

General Admission requirements for Dual Enrollment program:

  • Students must meet the entrance requirements established by the College;
  • Students must have a B average in completed high school courses.
  • Students must exhibit good school conduct and citizenship.
  • Students must submit an application for admission to the College.
  • Students must be in grade 10, 11 or 12.
  • Students must have written approval from your school’s counselor, principal and the local superintendent of education.
  • There must be a signed agreement between Alabama Southern and the school system.
  • Students must have appropriate scores on the ACT or the ASSET placement test.