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Fall 2018 Contemporary Mathematics Dual Credit Information

Thank you for your interest in the MTDA Contemporary Mathematics Dual Credit course, available via a partnership between Montana Digital Academy and our valued partner, Helena College.Helena College Logo

This course is a semester-long course that results in three (3) college credits.

Important Note

You may have read the recent announcement about the Montana University System’s “One, Two, Free” initiative that allows for up to six college credits at no tuition rate for Montana high school students.  This program applies to this course, this semester, however, not all details and parameters are worked out as of yet.  Please refer back to this page for updates.

Course Prerequisite and Placement Requirements

Contemporary Mathematics Dual Credit students must be either 16 years of age or be of junior or senior standing.  Students that don’t meet those requirements can fill out a waiver form, available from Helena College.

The Contemporary Mathematics Dual Credit course requires students to meet minimum score requirements set by Helena College to take this course.  This is not negotiable and must be completed within the timeline stated below.

Contemporary Mathematics (Math 105) requires a math score of 21 on the ACT or 490 on the SAT.  If the student doesn’t meet that score, she/he must take the Accuplacer test via Helena College.  The test is only offered at Helena College, or at one of sixteen other locations across the state of Montana.  Information about this process can be obtained from Helena College directly.

Registration Timelines

Registration deadlines are set by Helena College and are firm.  Students must meet all requirements to qualify for dual credit.  Students that do not complete registration will be dropped from the MTDA course.  This course is not available for high school only credit.

  • Monday, September 17, 2018: Dual Enrollment applications are due to Helena College by 5 pm.  The dual enrollment application and registration form at available on Helena College’s dual enrollment website.
  • Monday, September 24, 2018: Last day for dual enrollment Accuplacer exams

Important Course Information for Fall 2018

For your reference, the Helena College identification information for this course is:

  • Course Number: M 105
  • Course Title: Contemporary Mathematics
  • Credits: 3
  • CRN: 77331

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding the application, registration, or placement process, please contact the Registrar’s Office at Helena College, 406-447-6909.