Dual & Concurrent Enrollment

What is Dual Enrollment?
Dual Enrollment (DE) is a program in which OMI 10th–12th grade students can take Peralta Community College course(s) that are offered on OMI's campus and are taught by Peralta professors. DE students earn elective credit towards high school graduation, while at the same time earning college credits. If you have questions about the program, please contact OMI’s Dual Enrollment Coordinator Mr. Doug Jones at [email protected] 
What is Concurrent Enrollment?
Concurrent Enrollment (CE) is a program in which OMI 8th–12th grade students can take Peralta Community College course(s) offered on the community college campus and instructed by Peralta Community College instructors. This program is great for OMI cadets interested in taking college-level academic or elective courses.
Essential Information: 

  • Most courses offered are transferable to UC and CSU (Out-of state- allowance of transferable units could vary, so please check)
  • The program is FREE to all high school cadets
  • Cadets can enroll in up to 11 units for FREE
  • Cadets earn dual high school and college credits 
  • Students must obtain approval from a Counselor and DE Coordinator before enrollment occurs
  • Dual Enrollment courses cannot replace high school courses offered by OMI 
  • The courses will count as elective credits and will be entered on the cadet's transcript after the transcript arrives to the Registrar from the Community College
  • 10 high school elective credits are earned for the successful completion of each dual enrollment course, as compared to other high school classes which earn 5 high school credits per semester
**Note: Students interested in OMI’s Dual/Concurrent enrollment program must meet with Mr. Jones by contacting him at [email protected]**
Dual Enrollment Authorization Forms may be found below. These forms must be filled out and signed by the cadet, parent/guardian, Dual Enrollment Coordinator, and Counselor. The additional signature of the Principal is required ONLY for the Elementary and Middle School Special Enrollment Form (6th-8th graders)
All students who become enrolled in courses that take place off campus, must provide Mr. Jones, Dual Enrollment Coordinator and Ms. Briseno, Student Data Manager/Registrar their schedule, so that students may be dismissed on time. Students must also email Mr. Jones and provide student passport and password login information.
ENGLISH 1A: Composition & Reading (4 Units)
  • Reading and writing expository prose:
    • Critical thinking, identifying logical fallacies, and reasoning inductively and deductively.
ENGLISH 5: Critical Thinking In Reading & Writing (3 Units)
  • Development of the ability to analyze, criticize and advocate ideas:
    • Relationship of language to logic, induction and deduction, facts, inferences, judgments, and formal and informal fallacies of language and thought. Instructs in writing about issues of critical thinking to develop both thinking and writing skills.
*Must successfully pass Eng1A with a "C" or better to enroll*
COMM 20: Interpersonal Communications (3 Units)
  • Analysis of communication needs and improvement of skills:
    • Listening, perception, nonverbal communication, semantics, and conflict management.
COMM 6: Intercultural Communications (3 Units)
  • Dynamics of intercultural communication as it applies to the diversity of American cultures:
    • Cultural concepts, language style, content, ethnic perspectives, perceptions and stereotypes, symbols, and roles as they facilitate or hinder effective verbal and nonverbal interaction across cultures; analysis of multiple intercultural communication theories.
MUSIC 15A: Jazz, Blues, and Popular Music in the American Culture (3 Units)
  • Historical and critical analysis of unique American music:
    • Focus on environments from which its many forms have emerged and its role in social history; development of blues, folk, jazz, rock and other popular music forms in the twentieth century.
MUSIC 15B: Jazz, Blues, and Popular Music in the American Culture (3 Units)
  • Study of contemporary music scene with in-depth investigation of trends in artistic expression:
    • Music as a revolutionary force, the role of the music industry, analysis of performances and interviews.
SOCIOLOGY 1: Introduction to Sociology (3 Units)
  • Basic concepts, theoretical approaches, and methods of sociology:
    • Analysis and explanation of social structure, group dynamics, socialization and the self, social stratification, culture and diversity, social change and global dynamics.
SOCIOLOGY 2: Social Problems (3 Units)
  • Study of society through the application of sociological principles and critical thinking skills to the identification and analysis of selected social problems:
    • Poverty, racism/sexism, drug abuse, crime, and population control.
Useful Links:
Access Accounts:


Important Signatures:

1. Parent/Guardian
2. DE Coordinator; Mr. Jones
3. Counselor


Who to contact for additional information: 

Mr. Jones
Room B205 
(510) 594-3905
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