• Chalmette High School’s

    Dual Enrollment Program

    2021-2022

    Chalmette High School partners with Nunez Community College to offer Dual Enrollment courses. Dual Enrollment courses offer a great opportunity for students to

    • Complete college-level courses while in high school, increasing the chance of graduating college early
    • Prepare for college-level learning before enrolling full time in college
    • Take courses that may transferable to colleges and universities across the state
    • Earn Industry-Based Credentials and training that will allow them to be employable after graduation
    • Have access to college resources, facilities, and services such as advising, career counseling, and mentoring.

    If you are interested in being a Dual Enrollment student, please read through the information below and complete the interest application online. Please note that completing the interest application does not guarantee a spot at Nunez.

    Please click the links below for the dual enrollment applications:

    Dual Enrollment CHS Campus Academic Offerings

    Dual Enrollment Technical/Associate Offerings

    All applicants must meet academic, discipline, and attendance requirements to be elgible for the program. 

    Campus Academic Offerings

    • CHS Campus Academic Offerings are linked to a TOPS diploma requirement. Therefore, these courses will fulfill both the TOPS diploma requirement AND also provide college credit to most local universities. By taking these courses, students will have the opportunity to complete some of their freshmen-level college classes while still in high school. In order to qualify for these courses, students must be in high academic standing. 
      • English Composition I (Nunez - ENGL 1010) (CHS - English III or IV)
      • College Algebra (Nunez - Math 1300) (CHS - Advanced Math Function & Statistics)
      • Media Art I (Nunez - FIAR 1850)  (CHS - Media Art I (TOPS ART Credit))
      • Media Art II (Nunez - FIAR 2720) (CHS - Media Art II (Elective))
      • Elementary Spanish I & II  (Nunez - SPAN 1010/1020) (CHS - Spanish I/II)
      • U. S. History (Nunez - HIST 2010) (CHS - U.S. History)

    Associate Degrees

    •  Associate of Applied Science in Process Technology (P-Tech)
      • The Process Technology (PTEC) program prepares students to become process technicians and operators who control and monitor systems that keep plants running efficiently and safely. This program prepares graduates to work as process technicians in refineries, chemical plants, and related industries.
      • Course work includes college level academic classes such as College Algebra, English Composition, Chemistry, etc. as well as industry specific coursework.
      • Requirements – Must be entering 11th GPA 2.5+. Pre-ACT or ACT Composite of at least 19 with subs-scores of at least 19 (Math) and 18 (English).
    • Associate of Applied Science in Aerospace Manufacturing Technology
      • This degree program, developed with support of industry including Boeing who is participating in manufacturing the largest rocket ever at the nearby Michoud Facility as part of NASA’s Orion project, provides classroom and hands on training that allows students to develop the knowledge and skills to successfully perform the tasks required of an entry level aerospace manufacturing technician.
      • Course work includes college level academic classes such as College Algebra, English Composition, Chemistry, etc. as well as industry specific coursework.
      • Requirements – Must be entering 11th GPA 2.5+. Pre-ACT or ACT Composite of at least 19 with subs-scores of at least 19 (Math) and 18 (English).
    • Associate of Applied Science in Coastal Studies and GIS Technology
      • This program prepares students for coastal focused careers with a focus on GIS technology skills and instruction in coastal and environmental science.  The program blends instruction in technical skills, regulatory information, and science to produce completers who have valuable skills to apply to the sector and have a thorough understanding of the complicated problems of the environment to be informed advocates for coastal stewardship and be a part of innovative solutions.
      • Course work includes college level academic classes such as College Algebra, English Composition, Chemistry, etc. as well as industry specific coursework.
      • Requirements – Must be entering 11th GPA 2.5+. Pre-ACT or ACT Composite of at least 19 with subs-scores of at least 19 (Math) and 18 (English).

      Certificates of Technical Studies

    • Technical Diploma in Industrial Maintenance
      • This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to keep a building functioning, and to service a variety of structures including commercial and industrial buildings and mobile homes. The program includes instruction in the basic maintenance and repair skills required to service building systems, such as air conditioning, heating, electrical, major appliances, and other mechanical systems.
      • Course work includes industry specific coursework such as Electrical, HVAC, Welding, and Construction.
      • Requirements – Must be entering 11th Pre-ACT or ACT Composite of at least 15 with subs-scores of at least 15 (Math) and 15 (English).
    • Certification of Technical Studies in Patient Care Technician
      • Patient care technicians are allied health professionals who provide direct patient care within their regulated scope of practice. They perform basic nursing assistant tasks which may include obtaining patient vital signs and other data, communicating with the healthcare team and patients, assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs), complying with confidentiality requirements, and performing EKGs and phlebotomy tasks.
      • Course work includes industry specific coursework such as Phlebotomy, EKG, Medical Terminology, and Medical Office Assistant.
      • Requirements – Must be entering 12th ACT Composite of at least 19 with subs-scores of at least 19 (Math) and 18 (English). Prerequisite – Certified Nursing Assistant.
      • As part of this program, students will take the following courses. These courses can be taken as stand-alone courses or as part of the program.
        • EKG I/II - Electrocardiograph (EKG) technicians, also known as cardio graphic or electrocardiogram technicians, perform diagnostic tests to aid doctors in identifying and treating cardiovascular problems in patients. These tests help detect irregularities that may result in a heart attack or heart disease.
        • Phlebotomy - Phlebotomists are people trained to draw blood from a patient for clinical or medical testing, transfusions, donations, or research. Phlebotomists collect blood primarily by performing venipunctures (or, for collection of minute quantities of blood, finger sticks).
    • Certificate of Technical Studies in Culinary Arts
      • The certificate program in Culinary Arts prepares students for employment in a variety of food service occupations. Students use professional cooking and baking equipment to learn the mastery of food service, proper sanitation, food management, costs controls, and effective management skills.
      • Course work includes industry specific coursework such as Sanitation, Meats, Poultry, and Soups, and it also includes English and Math courses.
      • Requirements – Must be entering 11th Must have taken Nutrition and Food at Chalmette High. Pre-ACT or ACT Composite of at least 15 with subs-scores of at least 15 (Math) and 15 (English).

    Technical/Work Skills Courses - Requirements – Entering 11th or 12th Pre-ACT or ACT Composite of at least 15 with subs-scores of at least 15 (Math) and 15 (English). GPA 2.5+. Additional qualifiers are available.

    • Certified Nursing Assistant - Nursing assistants proved basic bedside care and comfort to patients and residents in multiple healthcare settings. The Nursing Assistant course prepares students for employment in long-term care, hospitals, home health care, and other healthcare facilities.
    • Emergency Medical Responder - This course covers emergency conditions of victims of a medical or trauma emergency in the pre-hospital environment. It emphasizes scene stabilization, initial management of mass casualty incidents, recognition of patient condition or extent of injuries relative to airway, breathing and circulation, and skills fundamental to the role of a first responder. Course content adheres to the National Standard Curriculum and prepares students for state and national registry examinations. 
    • Welding I-IV - Skilled Welders are always in high-demand. Basic welders, like tack welders, fuse metals together with heat, while more skilled welders like construction and fitter welders work in more complex environments, joining beams and other structures, or assembling and repairing piping systems.
    • Electrical I/II - Electricians install and maintain residential, commercial, and industrial electrical and power systems. Depending on their level of skill and certification, some electricians perform more complex maintenance and repair tasks such as repairing factory generators, motors and transformers. Electricians also offer advice on equipment safety.
    • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning I/II- Students have the opportunity to become HVAC Technicians who install, maintain, and repair air conditioning, heating, and ventilation systems, and they can also take on sales, marketing, or supervisory positions. Students who complete the program will master a variety of skills and be prepared for entry-level service technician positions.
    • Instrumentation – This program provides classroom and hands on training that allows students to develop the knowledge and skills to successfully perform the tasks required of an entry level Instrument Fitter and Technician. Instrument Fitters and technicians perform key installation and maintenance functions across several industries and are trained in piping, tubing, fasteners, and working with metal production. Instrumentation technicians and fitters have to be familiar with electrical systems, craft-specific drawings and must be experts in the hand and power tools specific to their trade.
    • Water Plant Operator – Partnering with the St. Bernard Parish Government, Nunez has created a course to help students enter this high demand career. Students will take courses in water treatment, production, and distribution. Upon successful completion of the courses and exams, students can qualify for a possible hire as an Operator in Training at our local Sewage and Water Board.
    • Care and Development of Young Children- This program provides significant training for child care teachers to earn an Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate from LDOE and work as a lead teacher in an early childcare / daycare program.

     Please click the link(s) above if you are interested in a dual enrollment course. 

    On-campus CHS technical Dual Enrollment courses include Media Arts I/II, Prostart I (Sanitation), Prostart II (Basic Food Prep) and Medical Terminology I/II. Please see your CHS counselor to sign up for these courses.

    The St. Bernard Parish School Board seeks to provide all of its students and employees equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, age, disabilities, veteran status, or gender. The Board further seeks to provide a safe learning and work environment acknowledging the worth and dignity of each individual. To that end the Board expressly prohibits discrimination of any kind and/or sexual harassment.

    All Dual Enrollment questions and concerns should be directed to Mrs. Aleen LeBoeuf. Please email aleboeuf@sbpsb.org.