Early College at Browning High School (ECB)


Active students at Richard D. Browning High School (LBUSD) can take both high school and college-level courses simultaneously, without leaving campus. Our program allows students to earn a minimum of 12 college units (equivalent to 4-5 classes). Students who successfully complete our entire course sequence (approximately 60.5 units/21 classes) with a letter “C” or better, can earn both their high school diploma and an LBCC Associate Degree in hospitality management for Transfer, with priority admission to California State University, Long Beach’s (CSULB) Hospitality Management Program.

BHS Early College Brochure

Academic Eligibility

  • Active student at Richard D. Browning High School (LBUSD)
  • No minimum GPA requirement


  • Free college courses + loaned textbooks
  • Priority admission into CSULB’s Hospitality Management Program
  • Earn up to 12 transferable units/credits.

Enrollment Steps

Dual Enrollment Registration Checklist

1. Apply for Admission

2. Submit Your Dual Enrollment Form

  • Once you receive your Viking ID number, complete the High School Dual Enrollment Form
  • Submit the form to LBCC’s Admissions Drop Box OR in person at the Admissions & Records (A&R) office at LAC, A-1075 or PCC, GG-102.
  • ​You will get an email from the LBCC A&R team that your form has been processed within 48-72 hours.
  • Important: The form must be fully complete with all required signatures to be approved by the LBCC A&R office. Form only needs to be submitted one-time for dual enrollment participation.

3. Set Up Viking Portal & Complete New Student Orientation

  • Using your Viking ID number, set up your Viking Portal through the Viking Student Login.
  • Click “New/Forgotten Password” to create a password.
  • Access the New Student Orientation in the “Student Service” tile, then click on “My Orientations” tab.
  • To receive credit, you must complete the “New Student Orientation” and complete the final test with a passing score of 80% or higher.
  • Your account hold will be removed after 3 hours of successful completion. This is a requirement to register for classes.

4. Register for Classes

First-time students must receive a message from LBCC A&R confirming that the dual enrollment form has been processed

  • Eligible dual enrollment student will be able to register for classes during LBCC’s open registration (See LBCC’s Registration Dates)
  • To access your Ed Plan (Degree Planner) click on the “Build Schedule” tab, then click on “My Ed Plan (Degree Planner)”.
  • To register for those classes, select “Class Search and Enroll” also located on the left menu column.

Important Reminders

  • Per Federal Educational Privacy Laws (FERPA), parents/guardians will not have access to the student’s records, including grades & transcripts, without their written consent. See FERPA FAQs page.
  • All students, including dual enrollment students, must adhere to the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy to be eligible for financial aid upon enrolling as an entering freshman at LBCC. See LBCC SAP Policy.
  • Eligibility for the Long Beach College Promise will not be affected by taking college courses.