CCP Student Fact Sheet
Why You Should Participate
Registration and tuition are FREE.*
You can receive high school and college credits for completed courses. Some courses can earn you AP credits.
Any College Transfer Pathway course you complete at DCCC with a grade of C or better will transfer to the 16 public universities in North Carolina and/or count toward completing a program at DCCC.
As a CCP student, you have access to all DCCC Campus and Student services such as the Library, Fitness Center, Campus Concerts, Athletic Events and more.
College faculty teach all classes in the program.
Don’t know what you want to do after you graduate high school? CCP can offer you a sneak peek into the career or field of study you’re considering. Maybe it’s a good fit and maybe it isn’t. Either way, you get college credit and you haven’t wasted any tuition money.
You get to ease into college life and learn what it takes to be a college student, and how to get the most from your future college experience.
You can transition directly from high school into your desired career or technical program at DCCC – earning your associate’s degree sooner than expected!
Career and Technical Education certificate programs can be completed while you're in high school.
When to Begin the Program
You’re eligible to enroll in selected programs as a high school freshman or sophomore. All pathways are available to high school juniors and seniors. So why wait? Starting CCP early can lead to multiple certificates in Career and Technical Education pathways, prepare you for a career or give you a boost to complete your degree at DCCC or another college or university.
Make sure you meet the following requirements:
|For Career & Technical Education pathways||For College Transfer pathways|
|High school junior or senior||High school junior or senior|
|Weighted GPA of 3.0 or have a written recommendation from the high school principal||Weighted GPA of 3.0 in completed high school courses|
|Demonstrate college readiness by reaching the prerequisite benchmarks for the chosen pathway||Demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and math on the SAT, PSAT, ACT, PLAN, or Accuplacer|
|For selected Career & Technical Education pathways available to underclassmen|
|High School freshman or sophomore||Score of 3, 4 or 5 on the ELA|
|Pass Math I with a grade of "C" or better||Weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses (Sophomores only)|
|Score of 3, 4 or 5 on the Math I EOC||Recommendation of the middle/high school principal|
How You Can Get Started
Work with your school counselor to determine eligibility for CCP. Students enrolled in homeschools or other non-public high schools should contact Jane Black at 336.249.8186 ext. 6178 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
*Some program specific costs may apply. Textbooks may not be included.