Sherwood Dual Enrollment Programs


Montgomery College Early Placement Program allows qualified High School students to earn college credit prior to graduation.  All students are enrolled at MC and courses are taught by Montgomery College faculty.  Students will earn college credit that can be transferred to another college or university or applied to an MC degree.  All students are bound by the Montgomery College Code of Conduct and Academic Regulations for their college class through this program and all MCPS regulations while on site.

Criteria for Admission to Montgomery College

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must have completed the sophomore year with a 2.75 cumulative grade point average or the junior year with a 2.50 cumulative grade point average
  • Must have approval of a parent/guardian, high school counselor, and principal
  • Must meet prerequisite requirement(s) and assessment level(s) for each course enrolled in

Tuition, Fees and Textbooks

Students and their families are expected to pay for all tuition, fees and textbook expenses for the courses in which the student enrolls. A tuition payment plan is available.

Financial Assistance

Students may apply for financial assistance through the MC's Financial Aid Office:  For more information, please see Ms. Avery in the Counseling Office.

Potential Montgomery College Courses at Sherwood High School

Note: Courses are subject to availability of faculty and must meet minimum class size requirements.

  • COMM 108 -  Introduction to Human Communication  (3 Credit Course)

    A survey course that covers communication theory and develops communication skills for personal and professional relationships in interpersonal, group, and public settings. Course content includes practice in the application of the principles of listening, verbal and nonverbal communication, group dynamics, and public speaking.  Equivalent to COMM 107 at UMCP. 

  • ENGL 110 - Principles of English Grammar (3 Credit Course)

    A study of various aspects of English grammar, such as sentence structure, agreement, tenses, pronoun reference, and punctuation, to increase students' knowledge of the English language and to enhance their writing capabilities.  Equivalent to ENGL 281 at UMCP.
  • MATH 280 - Multivariable Calculus (4 Credit Course) (Must receive a 4 or 5 on the AP BC Calculus Exam)

    Calculus of vector functions; analytic geometry of space; partial differentiation; multiple integrals; classical theorems of Green, Gauss, and Stokes.  Equivalent to MATH 241 at UMCP.

  • MATH 282 - Differential Equations (3 Credit Course) (Must receive a 4 or 5 on the AP BC Calculus Exam)

    First order differential equations; higher order linear differential equations and systems of linear equations; solution by power series and numerical methods; the Laplace transform and some applications.  Equivalent to MATH 246 at UMCP.

  • MUSIC 117 - World Music (3 Credit Course)

    This course presents a survey of cross-cultural popular music and the traditional music that influenced it.  The class will address social and cultural roles of the music and factors influencing its development and dissemination.  Students will learn by participating in music-making, listening to live and recorded music, reading, writing, and discussing.  Equivalent to MUET 210 at UMCP.

  • PSYC 221 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (3 Credit Course) (Must receive a 4 or 5 on the AP Psychology Exam)

  • Provides an introduction to and understanding of behavior disorders and insight into the personality of the disturbed person. Symptoms, contributing factors, treatment, diagnosis, and classification of the mentally ill and the mental defective, as well as the maladjusted person, will be studied. Roles of various members of the mental health team in the prevention, analysis, and rehabilitation of disturbed individuals will be discussed.  Equivalent to PSYC 353 at UMCP.