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Students interested in taking college classes during the school day at ACHS (concurrent enrollment) or off campus during the night or summer (dual credit) MUST meet with their counselor first to discuss the process and obtain the appropriate paperwork.

Butler Community College

Students must be considered a sophomore, junior, or senior to enroll in college courses at BCC.

Butler County Community College Website

Steps to Take BCC Courses at BCC or ACHS

Course Schedule (search for available classes)
Request a Butler Transcript  (will need to be done at the end of senior year)
More information (ie. course fees) can be found here.
The tuition free courses do not apply to courses taken over the summer. Full tuition will be assessed during the summer.
Technical Education Tuition Waiver—Information regarding classes/programs that offer free tuition at BCC. You can search courses that qualify through the Course Schedule (link is above) and search for schedule type “KS CTE Initiative”.
Placement Test Information:
      Testing Center Link (hours, ASSET/Compass information, study guides)

      Study Guides and Information


Butler Academies for High School Students—Students attend ACHS for 3 hours (AM or PM depending on the program) and then take Butler classes on a Butler campus for the other half of the day.

Health Sciences (Pre-Nursing, Pre-Vet, Pre-Med), Education, Humanities, 3D Technology (Digital Media, Digital Video Production, Interactive 3D Production), Engineering Technology, Business & Entrepreneurship, Aviation, Cyber Security, or Fire Science.

     Academies at a Glance Info Sheet        

Contact Information:

Heather Rinkenbaugh 
Director of High School Academic Partnerships
Butler Community College 

Wichita Area Technical College (WATC)

WATC Jump Start for High School Students

     Fall 2018 Programs

Checklist to Take Classes at WATC

Free Technical Course List for 2017-2018

Placement Test Information

Contact Information:      

Kirsten Heimerman
Specialist, High School Admissions