Programs

High School Counselors


This page outlines the requirements for each of the High School Programs as well as the steps counselors should follow to assist a high school student who wishes to enroll in one of Faulkner State’s high school programs.

Steps for Participation in Accelerated High School Students Program


Eligible Participants:
  • Students from public, private or home schools

Requirements:
  • Completed 10th grade
  • 3.0 or better cumulative unweighted Grade Point Average
  • Written recommendation from the high school counselor and principal (Accelerated Recommendation Form)
  • Completed Faulkner State Application for Admission
  • Official transcript showing cumulative GPA from high school
  • *Students enrolled in home school or a non-accredited high school must provide an ACT score of at least 16

Steps for students to enroll:
  • Fill out and sign both pages of the Faulkner State Application for Admission
  • Fill out and sign the Accelerated Recommendation Form
  • Take completed forms to the designated high school counselor
  • Ask the counselor to send your official high school transcript
  • Pay for classes and books at any FSCC campus

Steps for Counselors:
  1. Make sure that the Accelerated Recommendation Form and the Faulkner State Application for Admission are completed and signed
  2. Send an official current high school transcript along with the two other forms to:Faulkner State Community College
Admissions Office
Attn:  Carmelita Mikkelsen
1900 Highway 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507

If student is enrolled in a home school or a non-accredited high school, an official copy of the ACT score of 16 or higher must be submitted also.

All paperwork must be completed, signed, and submitted to the Admissions Office before students can register for classes.

Steps for Participation in Dual Enrollment


Eligible Participants:
  • Students from Baldwin County public schools

Requirements:
  • Completed 10th grade
  • 3.0 or better cumulative unweighted Grade Point Average
  • Written recommendation from the high school counselor and principal (Dual Credit Approval Form)
  • Completed Faulkner State Application for Admission
  • Official transcript showing cumulative GPA from high school

Steps for students to enroll:
  • Sign and date the Dual Credit Approval Form
  • Sign the Transportation Agreement Form (parents must sign also)
  • Fill out and sign both sides of the Faulkner State Application for Admission
  • Take completed forms to the designated high school counselor
  • Pay for classes and books at any FSCC campus

Steps for Counselors:
  • Make sure that all three forms are completed and signed
  • Sign the Dual Credit Approval Form after verifying students’ 3.0 or better cumulative GPA
  • Send the completed Dual Credit Approval Form, the completed Transportation Agreement Form, the completed FSCC Application for Admission, and the official current transcript to:Faulkner State Community College
  • Admissions Office
  • Attn:  Carmelita Mikkelsen
  • 1900 Highway 31 South
  • Bay Minette, AL 36507

All paperwork must be completed, signed, and submitted to the Admissions Office before students will be registered for classes.

Steps for Participation in the Early College Enrollment Program (ECEP)


Eligible Participants:
  • Students from Baldwin County public schools

Requirements:

  • Completed 10th grade
  • Passed all sections of the Alabama High School Graduation Exam
  • Declared career/technical education major in college
  • Indication of aptitude and interest in a career based on results of standardized interest/aptitude assessment
  • Earned required high school units in courses specified for diploma option
  • Have a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) in required high school courses specified for diploma option
  • Score 20 or above on the English and math portions of the ACT assessment; score 480 or above on the SAT I verbal and 480 or above on the SAT I math; or score at or above the level on COMPASS test required for placement into English 101 and Math 100.

Students who do not meet any of these requirements, but who meet the other criteria for program participation may qualify by passing applicable developmental courses.
  • ECEP application and completion of ASSET placement test must be accomplished by the deadline established for your school (see guidance counselor for more information) prior to entering fall semester
  • ECEP students will enter college as full-time students and must maintain a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester
  • Students entering ECEP as juniors may enroll in the program for four (4) semesters
  • Students entering ECEP as seniors may enroll in the program for two (2) semesters
Steps for students to enroll:
  • Fill out and sign both sides of the Faulkner State Application for Admission
  • Fill out and sign the ECEP Application
  • Fill out and sign the ECEP Transportation Agreement Form
  • Take completed forms to the designated high school counselor
  • Ask the counselor to send your official high school transcript, including graduation exam results
  • Once your paperwork has been received and verified by the Director of High School Relations, you will be contacted for an interview.

Steps for Counselors:
  • Make sure that all forms are completed and signed
  • Send an official high school transcript including the graduation exam results along with all completed documents to:Faulkner State College
  • Admissions Office
  • Attn:  Carmelita Mikkelsen
  • 1900 Highway 31 South
  • Bay Minette, AL 36507

All paperwork must be completed, signed, and submitted to the Admissions Office before the candidate can be considered for an interview.

Additional Information


For additional information, contact Carmelita Mikkelsen, Director of High School Relations at Faulkner State College at 251-580-2213.