Course Restrictions & Division Dean Approval
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Dual Enrollment

Course Restrictions & Division Dean Approval

K-10 students need to obtain Division Dean Approval to dual enroll in El Camino College classes. Some academic divisions limit dual enrollement only to students who have completed the 10th grade (see list below).

NOTE: Students are considered to be in 11th grade when enrolling for the summer following 10th grade.

To request Division Dean Approval, K-10 students need to email the appropriate El Camino College dean or director. Requests must include:

  • Completed Dual Enrollment Application
  • Copy of high school transcripts (unofficial ok)

Below is a list of Division Dean Approvers and email addresses for each course subject (sorted by academic division):

List of Division Dean Approvers for K-10 Students

K-10 students must obtain Division Dean Approval for each course listed on their Dual Enrollment Application. Division Dean Approval does not guarantee a seat in a class. Students must still meet course prerequisites and complete the registration process.


Division Office


9th-10th Grade Restrictions

11th-12th Grade Restrictions

Behavioral & Social Sciences
(310) 660-3735
behsocsci @elcamino.edu
The Behavioral & Social Sciences Division limits dual enrollment only to students who have completed the 10th grade.

New! Ethnic Studies and Human Development 101/105 courses are now available to 10th grade students with division dean approval.
NOTE: Students are considered to be in 11th grade when enrolling for the summer following 10th grade.

Division approval is not required for 11th and 12th grade students except for Physical Education courses.

HSA does not allow K-12 dual enrollment in any Boxing, Self-Defense, or Contemporary Health course.

HSA does not allow K-12 dual enrollment in any Physical Education activity course taught during the summer or winter sessions.

Fine Arts does not allow K-12 dual enrollment in any Life Drawing course.

All K-12 students are responsible for clearing prerequisites prior to registration.
Business
(310) 660-3770
businesseducation @elcamino.edu
The Business Division limits dual enrollment only to students who have completed the 10th grade.
Fine Arts
(310) 660-3715
finearts @elcamino.edu
The Fine Arts Division limits dual enrollment only to students who have completed the 10th grade.
Health Sciences & Athletics
(310) 660-3545
healthsciences @elcamino.edu
The Health Sciences and Athletics (HSA) Division does not allow K-12 dual enrollment in any Boxing, Self-Defense, or Contemporary Health course.

HSA does not allow K-12 dual enrollment in any Physical Education course taught during the summer or winter sessions.

All other K-10 dual enrollment approval is determined on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the division regarding specific class requirements.
Humanities
(310) 660-3316
humanities @elcamino.edu
K-10 dual enrollment approval is for foreign language courses only and is determined on a case-by-case basis.

For more information, refer to Humanities Division Dual Enrollment Procedures.
Industry & Technology
(310) 660-3600
indtech @elcamino.edu
K-10 dual enrollment approval is determined on a case-by-case basis. Contact the division office regarding specific class requirements.
Mathematical Sciences
(310) 660-3200
math @elcamino.edu
Refer to Dual Enrollment Procedures - Requesting Approval for Mathematical Sciences Courses.
Natural Sciences
(310) 660-3343
natsci @elcamino.edu
K-10 dual enrollment approval is determined on a case-by-case basis. Contact the division office regarding specific class requirements.