Dual Credit Option
College Credit Now!
College Credit Now! (CCN) provides high school students with an opportunity to earn Chemeketa credit while still in high school for only $30.00 per year. Students can take as many CCN classes as are available to them at their school.
When can I start earning College Credit?
Students and parents should consider the College Credit Now! opportunities in the freshman year of high school. Thoughtful forecasting of your high school program can result in several significant benefits. A carefully designed high school course of study will result in saved time and money.
Where are these classes offered?
Public high schools in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties participate in the Chemeketa Community College program, College Credit Now!
What can I take?
South Salem High School offers a comprehensive curriculum, which includes a wide variety of advanced level courses.
- College Writing
- College Algebra
- International Baccalaureate (IB) High Level (HL) Analysis
- Medical Terminology
- Math in Society
PLEASE NOTE: High school course titles and Chemeketa course titles are not always identical. For specific course titles, please contact the Curriculum Assistant Principal.
More on the College Credit Now! program on Chemeketa Community College website.
Willamette Promise College Credit Opportunities
The Willamette Promise is a program coordinated through the Willamette Education Service District to provide local schools support in reaching our state’s education goals. This program will support those goals by increasing student’s chances for degree attainment by completing college courses while still in high school. It will also greatly expand the opportunities for students to complete Career and Technical Education courses leading to industry certification and careers. Another major advantage to the Willamette Promise is that these opportunities for students will come at a significant cost savings for families.
Willamette Promise provides high school students with an opportunity to earn Western Oregon University and Oregon Tech credit while still in high school for only $30.00 per year for as many credits as a student can earn in the academic year.
What can I take? South Salem High School offers a comprehensive curriculum, which includes advanced level courses.
- IB Business
- IB Economics
- Intro to Business
- World Lit. & Philosophy/Culture
PLEASE NOTE: High school course titles and Western Oregon University and Oregon Tech course titles are not always identical. For specific course titles, please contact the Curriculum Assistant Principal.
Western Oregon University has more on the Willamette Promise program here.