College Tech Prep
The College Tech Prep course of study allows high school students to take career-related technical courses in additon to meeting their math, science and english core requirements. Through this program, students can begin pursuing career goals while meeting college course requirments.
High school students who complete 4 credits in a North Carolina Career Cluster with one course being an advanced course earn the designation of College Tech Prep Completer. Typically, the College Tech Prep course of study looks like this:
English 4 credits
Science 3 credits
Math 4 credits
Social Studies 3 credits
PE/Health 1 credit
Career and Technical Education-4 credits in a technical sequence including a second level advanced course.
Local schools, businesses, and organizations work together ensuring that College Tech Prep students gain the knowledge, technical expertise, and work experience to achieve their career goals. Once, you've graduated as a College Tech Prep Completer, you have multiple post-secondary options:
Articulated College Credit
Articulated College Credit allows students enrolling at GTCC to receive college credits for Career and Technical Education courses taken in high school. The courses eligible for college credit cover material equivalent to that covered in GTCC courses. Students must meet End of Course grade and assessment criteria to be eligible for credit.
To ind out if you are eligible for Articulated College Credit the following steps must be met:
Once the GTCC College Tech Prep Director verifies the final grades and qualifying scores on the CTE End of Course Assessments eligibility will be determined for college credit. Once it is determined that you are eligible, you will be notified in writing by the GTCC College Tech Prep Director.