Freshman/Sophomore Eligibility

Career and Technical Education Pathway Eligibility Requirements

Eligible freshmen and sophomores may participate in a limited number of Career and Technical Education Pathways.

To be eligible for enrollment, the 9th/10th grade student must have:

  • Recommendation of current school principal/administrator and their rationale for recommendation in place of GPA requirement (assessment scores should be considered) AND
  • Recommendation of the College's Chief Academic Officer AND
  • Minimum grade/readiness requirements:
    • C/+ in Math I AND 3/+ Math I EOC score AND 3/+ (8th grade) ELA EOG score OR
    • Demonstrate college readiness on approved assessments in English, Reading, and Math (view benchmarks (PDF))
CCP CTE Pathways available to eligible freshmen and sophomores are:
Accounting & Finance Digital Media Technology
Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Technology Information Technology
Applied Engineering Technology  (except Fluid Power Cert.) Mechanical Engineering Technology
Business Administration Medical Office Administration
Computer-Integrated Machining Technology Welding Technology
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology  

College Transfer Pathway Eligibility Requirements

Eligible gifted freshmen and sophomores may participate in College Transfer Pathways (see below for limited course offerings).

To be eligible for enrollment, the gifted 9th/10th grade student must have:

CCP CT Pathway courses available to eligible freshmen and sophomores are:

  • Open to Freshmen (“Year 1”):
    ACA 122 College Transfer Success
    COM 231 Public Speaking
  • Open to Sophomores (“Year 2”):
    ACA 122 College Transfer Success
    COM 231 Public Speaking
    Foreign Language I
    Foreign Language II

Additional Information:

Students may only take courses within their selected pathway as required by program legislation. With approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s Chief Academic Officer or chief student development administrator, a student may concurrently enroll in two pathways. Courses in one program of study may not be substituted for courses in another program. A student who completes a CCP pathway while still enrolled in high school may continue to earn college credits leading to the completion of the associate’s degree with the approval of the high school principal and the college administrator.

To remain eligible for the program, the CCP student must:

  • Continue to make progress towards high school graduation
    AND
  • Submit an updated high school transcript each academic term
    AND
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses
    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 (Academic Warning, Academic Probation).