Other PLA Options


  • If you have taken your ACT in the last 5 years, you may be eligible for college level credit for English Composition.
  • ACT English score of 28 or higher can be granted ENGL1010
  • ACT English score of 31 or higher can be granted ENGL1010 and ENGL1020

State Wide Dual Credit

Statewide dual credit classes are college-level courses taught at the high-school level by trained high-school teachers.  Course learning objectives are developed by Tennessee high school and college faculty in order to ensure alignment with post-secondary standards.  

Students who have passed an exam can email admissions@jscc.edu with a request to have their file reviewed and credit added to their JSCC transcript.  

Available course options can be located at the link below: 

State of Tennessee - Statewide Dual Credit

Local Dual Credit

Jackson State Community College partners with high schools within their 14 county service area to offer local dual credit opportunities in PHED 2050 Health and Wellness, BUSN 1300 Personal Finance, COL 1010 College Success, and CITC 1308 Computer Literacy.  Additional local dual credit options may be available.  Students have the opportunity to earn credit that may be applied at Jackson State.  Faculty at the college train high school faculty on the learning objectives for each course and provide challenge exams or comprehensive grading rubrics to determine if credit may be awarded (minimum grade of 70 required). For more information regarding local dual credit, contact Jennifer Cherry at jcherry@jscc.edu or 731-425-8822.