High school juniors and seniors can start working on their college careers while still in high school. Saratoga and Encampment High
School in conjunction with Western Wyoming Community College Outreach are providing opportunities for advanced students 16 and older
to take Dual Enrollment classes.
How does it work? Courses are taught online through the Extended Education Department at Western Wyoming Community College. Students
work one period a day and/or on their own time to complete the course. Upon completion, they may receive both high school elective
credit and college credit for the course. Note: Class requirements will be the same for all students in the class regardless of
Can any high school student take these courses? No. Class enrollment is restricted to those students who are 16 or older with at
least a 3.25 grade point average. In addition, it is necessary to register through WWCC. If the student is interested in Math,
English and/or Political Science the compass exam must be passed if they do not have the appropriate ACT/SAT scores are not
How much does this cost the student? The student is responsible for the tuition, fees and books needed for the course. Upon
completion of the course with a "C" or better the tuition and fees will be reimbursed to the student. For more information, call
Saratoga/Encampment Outreach at 307-326-5600.
You can take an online class on your own schedule via the Internet at home, local Outreach site, or anywhere that offers Internet
access, such as your local library. Although you will generally never have to show up in a classroom, you will have assignments due
on specified dates. Some Internet classes require tests to be proctored at specific locations and during specific times. Most courses
follow a full semester schedule and are NOT self-paced.
To succeed in an Internet class you will need strong time-management skills, reasonable computer skills, and self-motivation.
Although convenient, be assured WWCC Internet courses are very rigorous and require an average of 9 hours of study per week for each
3-credit class. Internet courses are available to log in to and begin the first day of the semester. Some compressed video
courses may have a required Internet Component or required labs. Visit the WWCC Distance Learning site for
more information about software requirements and other instructions.
Contact your local coordinator at 307-326-5600 for more information about these courses. Outreach sites may not offer all