Career Technical Pathways – (Freshmen & Sophomores)

 

The Career and College Promise Career Technical Education Pathway for freshmen and sophomores leads to an industrial or engineering certificate or diploma aligned with a high school Career Cluster. 

     » Industrial Systems Technology Diploma
     » Industrial Systems Technology Certificate

Eligibility Requirement:

A.  A qualified freshman must:

  1. have passed Math I with a grade of “C” or better;
  2. scored a 3 or 4 on the EOC for Math I;
  3. meet the college ready reading score of 16 on the 8th grade Explore test;
  4. meet prerequisites for the career pathway; and
  5. have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee (based on assessment of student maturity and ability to effectively participate in a class that may include adult students).

B.  A qualified sophomore must:

  1. have passed Math I with a grade of “C” or better;
  2. scored a 3 or 4 on the EOC for Math I;
  3. meet the college ready reading score of 16 on the 8th grade Explore test;
  4. have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses:
  5. meet prerequisites for the career pathway; and
  6. have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee (based on assessment of student maturity and ability to effectively participate in a class that may include adult students).

College Career Technical Education courses may be used to provide partial or full fulfillment of a four-unit career cluster. Where possible, students should be granted articulated credit based on the local or state North Carolina High School to Community College articulation agreement.

Maintaining Eligibility:

To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must:

  1. Continue to make progress toward high school graduation, and
  2. Maintain a 2.0 in college coursework after completing two courses.
  3. A student who falls below a 2.0 GPA after completing two college courses will be subject to the college’s policy for satisfactory academic progress.

A student must enroll in one program of study and may not substitute courses in one program for courses in another. The student may change his or her program of study major to another industrial or engineering program of study with approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator.

A student may concurrently enroll in two engineering or industrial CTE programs of study provided the exception has been approved by the college’s Chief Academic Officer or his/her designee.

How to Apply:

   » Complete R-CCC’s application for admissions either by download here or online    
   » Complete the Eligibility Verification Form    
   » Complete the Student Registration Form.  The guidance counselor will assist you with your class registration.
   » Provide an official copy of high school transcript
   » Provide an official copy of assessment scores (unless posted on high school transcript)