Black Hawk College - Dual Credit

Accessing myBlackHawk

As a Black Hawk college student, you have a personal web portal (account) on myBlackHawk.

To log on for the first time

  1. Go to Black Hawk College homepage
  2. Click on myBlackhawk
  3. Enter your user name from the acceptance letter
  4. Your password set to your birthdate in MMDDYY format

To check your class registration

  1. Login using the above directions
  2. Click on the Academics tab
  3. Click on My courses. When you are successfully registered in the BHC dual credit class, it will appear

PLEASE NOTE: Tuition billed by & paid to Black Hawk at later date for Psychology, Speech & Music. Tuition billed by & paid to Alleman High School at later date for US History

Black Hawk College & Alleman Qualifications for Dual Credit Courses

Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better

Psychology 101 and US History since 1865 (offered Senior Year only).

In order for a Senior student to take either Psychology or US History they must have an ACT score in Reading of 22 or above. (This is the reading score only – not the composite score).

If a Senior has not taken the ACT or did not receive the reading score of 22 or above on the ACT, they are required to take the COMPASS test at Black Hawk College and must receive a Reading score of 83 or above to be eligible for the course. There is a fee of $10 to Black Hawk College at the time of the test. To take the COMPASS, the student must call Black Hawk College a set a time to take the test. The COMPASS test must be taken by May 11th.

To sign-up for a COMPASS test session, call 796-5352 or 796-5100.

For test dates & times, refer to the Black Hawk College website. For sample tests and more information on what to study for the COMPASS test, click this link.

Transcripts for students taking these courses must be requested by the student from Black Hawk for each college that they are applying to in addition to their Alleman transcripts. Black Hawk College Registrar’s number is 796-5345.

Black Hawk College Dual Enrollment Application and Information

Black Hawk College Dual Credit Handbook 2016-2017

The Dual Credit program though Black Hawk College has updated their dual credit/dual enrollment website. Black Hawk is hoping that the information contained in these pages will answer many questions that schools and prospective students and their parents may have about dual credit classes through Black Hawk College. This site is also where students may complete the online dual credit application, although there may be an extra step or two to get to the application:

    1. Access the Black Hawk College website.
    2. Click on "Quick Links" (red tab center near top)
    3. Click on "Apply for Admission"
    4. Click on "Click to get Started", in center text under "To apply on-line"
    5. Create login ID and PIN - write it down somewhere so you will remember it. This is only for the application, what you create here will not work anyplace else.
    6. Choose Application Type: Dual Enrollment (Moline) (It's the bottom one on the pull down menu)
    7. Application checklist - Click on each of application areas and fill in requested information
      • Name
      • Address & Phone
      • Personal Information
      • Program of Study - Choose ~NDS-TRANSFER
      • High School
        • Alleman code is 143720
        • Graduation date or Anticipated Graduation Date: Enter May 26 and your year of graduation
      • Click "Checklist" or "Continue"
    8. Click "Application is Complete"
    9. If Confirmation screen appears, you have filled in everything. CONGRATULATIONS, you have completed the BHC on-line application.  Otherwise, it takes you back to show the checklist and what you need to complete.


Any Junior or Senior signing up for Dual Credit must have a 3.5 GPA.

The following Dual Credit Courses are offered Junior Year:

1st Semester:
158  Speech (Black Hawk 101) 

2nd Semester:
751  Art Appreciation (Black Hawk 271)
159 Speech (Black Hawk 101)

The following Dual Credit Courses are offered Senior Year:

1st Semester:
568  Psychology (Black Hawk 101)  – (see qualifications below)
158  Speech (Black Hawk 101)

558 US History since 1865 (Black Hawk 242) - (see qualifications below) 

2nd Semester:
751 Art Appreciation (Black Hawk 271)
159 Speech (Black Hawk 101)
558 US History since 1865 (Black Hawk 252)  – (see qualifications below)

Because this is a college credit class along with a high school credit – separate college tuition will be billed directly to the student/parents/guardians (each class is 3 credit college hours and billed according to Black Hawk College tuition rate).  This tuition must be paid in full by the due date on the statement or the student will be dropped from the class.

Watch the mail for your acceptance letter from BHC with your BHC student ID number and username.  If you don't get one in a week, notify your counselor.  Please be sure to keep your BHC student ID number and username with you.  The ID number is needed for Compass testing and to register for your classes.  The user name is for your myBlackHawk account.



As a Dual Enrollment student with Black Hawk College, you have a personal web portal (account) on myBlackHawk.