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Dual-Credit Courses

Dual Credit

 

Students at Midland Christian School may take dual credit classes in English, Speech and Math. Midland Christian offers ENGL 1301 and 1302 ( Composition 1 and 2) during a student's Junior year and ENGL 2301 and 2302 (British Literature 1 and 2) during a student's Senior year. Seniors may also take SPCH 1315(Public Speaking) and MATH 1314/1316 (College Algebra & Trigonometry)

Other Midland College classes may be taken throughout the year and will count toward college credit, but not high school credit. If your child would like to add an online class either during the long semester or summer session, please email Geta Mitchell at gmitchell@midlandchristianschool.org with that course selection.

Dual Credit Registration Process

Step 1: Parent Permission Form (MUST BE COMPLETED EACH YEAR)

               For ALL students - please fill out the Student/Parent Agreement each year you are at Midland Christian and taking dual credit or online classes

 

Step 2: Apply Texas Application

               For NEW students only - complete and submit an application to Midland College

  • Go to " www.applytexas.org
  • Complete a new profile
  • Complete a new application - (This step is most often forgotten or skipped)
    • Post your social security number even though it says optional - it really isn't
    • Select 'Associates Degree' instead of Certificate Program
    • Answer only the required questions
  • You must complete the profile AND the application portion to be complete

 

Step 3: TSI Testing

               Make arrangements with Mrs. Mitchell to test, if needed. A Testing calendar and link will be provided under TSI Testing Info when dates have been determined. 

  • TSI Passing Scores:
    • Writing: 340 and an essay score of at least a 4
      • or
    • a placement score of less than 340, and an ABE diagnostic level of at least 4, and an essay score of at least 5.
    • Reading: 351
    • Math: 350

 

  • ACT Passing Scores:
    • Composite: 23 (math plus English score)
    • English: 19 and/or Math: 19

 

  • SAT Passing Scores (After Spring of 2016)
    • EBRW: 480
    • Math: 530

 

TSI Testing Info and Dates

TSI Testing will be conducted at Midland Christian for Midland Christian students.

Important Information:

* Students will be limited to 3 attempts to pass the TSI test. 

* TSI testing dates will be scheduled monthly. You may register for a testing session through the Google Doc link provided.

* Please do not wait until the last minute to try and take the TSI. The number of seats available may fill up quickly. (When a session is completely filled the form will shut down and not allow anymore registrations. You will need to select a different date.)

TESTING DATES:

(Please click the link below to sign up for a testing date)

Testing dates coming this Spring

How do I drop a class?

1. Make sure to check the academic calendar before dropping. There is a date each term that classes must be dropped by. If you drop after that date it will be reflected on your transcript. See the academic calendar here: https://www.midland.edu/academics/academic-calendars.php

2. Fill out this form and submit it to Mrs. Mitchell ASAP.

What classes can I take?

You may take any class that Midland College offers and that you qualify for, but the most common classes are:

Art Appreciation - ARTS 1301

Music Appreciation - MUSI 1306

Government - GOVT 2305

History - HIST 1301 & 1302

Psychology - PSYC 2301

These classes are not offered on the Midland Christian campus and will not count for Midland Christian credit. They will only count as Midland College credit. Please verify with the university you plan to attend regarding which classes will transfer.

My MC Portal

*** You must be using Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. Our online system is not compatible with Google Chrome or Apple Safari, or any mobile device.***

***** Found in the top right hand corner of the webpage www.midland.edu *****

 

My MC Portal Login Instructions

1. Enter your MC Student ID in the first field.

2. Enter 1234 in the password field

3. Click the Login button

4. Click the “I forgot my password” link  

5. A password will be generated and sent to your MC email account.

6. Once you receive the password in the email, try logging in again.
 
For information on accessing your MC email account, visit www.midland.edu/email.

 

How to pay online:

Full Payment (Visa, MC, Discover, Debit)

1. Login to My MC Portal

2. Click the “Students” tab at the top of the page

3. Once on the Students tab, scroll down and click on “My Account Info/Make Payment” in the left column

4. Choose 2018-2019 Fall Tuition from the drop down menu

Check each sub-term because you may be enrolled in more than one for a specific term. (Ex: Some courses that have different start dates and could be listed under a different sub-term)

At the bottom of the page, select “Make Payment”


Payment Plan (Visa, MC, Discover, or Bank Draft)

Payment plans must be set-up online, and are available through Herring Bank/College Green for Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

Note: There is a $30 enrollment fee for each payment plan you set up.

1. Login to My MC Portal

2. Click the “Students” tab at the top of the page

3. Once on the Students tab, scroll down and click on “My Account Info/Make Payment” in the left column

4. Choose 2018-2019 Fall-Tuition

Check each sub-term because you may be enrolled in more than one for a specific term. (Ex: Some courses that have different start dates and could be listed under a different sub-term)

At the bottom of the page, select “Enroll in a payment plan with Herring Bank”

Herring Bank (HB) is a third party provider of payment plan contracted with your school.

* If you are still experiencing difficulty navigating My MC Portal, please call our Help Desk at 432-685-4788.

 

Login page for My MC Portal: https://gomc.midland.edu/ics

Canvas

Logging into Canvas

https://midland.edu.instructure.com/login/canvas

Username

MC Students: Midland College email address

                         Example, Joe Canvas with ID 123006789: jcan789@mail.midland.edu

Password

MC students: Midland College Student ID Number - no dashes (Example: 123006789)

Troubleshooting:

To reset your password, click the "Forgot Password?" link and enter your MC email address when prompted. Canvas does not recognize a personal email address as your username.

If you experience technical difficulties with Canvas, click the "Help" link at the bottom of the Canvas login page, or from the left-hand toolbar from any page within Canvas, select Report a Problem, provide details, and submit the ticket. If you choose to Report a Problem, include your name and student ID, along with a description of the problem in the ticket. Your ticket will be sent to the Midland College information technology support center. Check your email for support updates. In most cases, students will not have access to their courses until 8 A.M. the first day of class. It can take up to 24 hours for your Canvas account to be created after enrolling for a course. A Canvas Student Orientation course is available for all students to become familiar with Canvas and can be accessed under Course after log in.

How to log into Canvas: https://www.midland.edu/academics/distance-learning/canvas.php

Midland College Email

NOTICE!

Once you log into your account the first time, the password expires. It must be changed before closing the page or signing off or you will be locked out of your account.

 

MC students, your email address is as follows:


User ID

First letter of first name + first three letters of last name + last three numbers of your MC Student ID followed by @mail.midland.edu

Password

If you have a 9 digit Student ID, your password is your MC Student ID

Example: John Doe, student ID number 123004567 (no dashes)
User ID: jdoe567@mail.midland.edu
Email Address: jdoe567@mail.midland.edu
Password: 123004567


If you have a 5 digit Student ID, your password is four zeros + your MC Student ID

Example: John Doe, student ID number 12345 (no dashes)
User ID: jdoe345@mail.midland.edu
Email Address: jdoe345@mail.midland.edu
Password: 000012345

 

Additional Information

It will take 2 to 3 business days for your email account to be created AFTER the first time you register for a class at Midland College.

Once you are no longer a student for 2 years, your MC Student email account will be deleted, so you should not use it as your primary email account for personal use.

Your Login ID is your ENTIRE student email address (include @mail.midland.edu).

Virtual College of Texas (VCT) students DO NOT have a Midland College email account.

Tips

Download the Gmail app to your smartphone and set it up to receive your MC email account for quick, easy access.

Once you are no longer a student for 2 years, your MC Student email account will be deleted, so you should not use that as your permanent and primary email account for personal use.

Questions?

Contact the Midland College Help Desk at (432) 685-4788 or help@midland.edu

 

How to set up MC Email: https://www.midland.edu/audiences/current-students/student-email.php

FAQ's

How do I sign up for dual credit classes?

You will need to email Geta Mitchell at gmitchell@ midlandchristianschool.org to request a specific class. You also will "register" for Midland College classes when you fill out your course selection Google Doc in the spring from Mr. Myers.

 

What is the difference between dual credit classes and Midland College classes?

Dual credit classes are classes that are taught on the Midland Christian campus by Midland Christian teachers who are also certified through Midland College as being college-level professors. Courses taken at Midland College during the summer or online during the school year are not accepted as high school credit, but dual credit courses count as high school credit and college credit.

 

How do I pay for my courses?

Pay your invoice at the Cashier's Counter in the Student Services Building or online in MyMCPortal (top right corner at www.midland.edu). You can also set up a payment plan (select Pay by FACTS). Pay your invoice before the due date so that you're not dropped for non-payment.

* Username is your MC student ID number (listed on your invoice & in the MC enrollment email)

* Password is the 4-digit number you posted on your application (listed in the MC enrollment email)

After you log in, click on "Students" in the top left of screen. Then go to the last option in the first text box that says "My Account Info/ Make a payment". Follow the steps from there on.

 

What classes can I take online through Midland College?

Any class that you wish to take can be added to your schedule.Click here for a more detailed idea of classes available

 

Textbooks?

Purchase your textbooks. Required texts are listed at www.midlandcollegebookstore.com

 

What do I do on the first day of class?

On the first day of class, log into Canvas. (access Canvas here)

* Username is your MC email address (instructions for set up here)

*Password is your MC student ID number (listed on your invoice & the MC enrollment email.)