Career and College Promise Admission Requirements

Career and Technical Education Pathway Requirements

    • Be a high school Junior or Senior
    • Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses or have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee
    • Meet the prerequisites for the career pathway

College Transfer Pathway Requirements

    • Be a high school junior or senior
    • Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses
    • Demonstrate college readiness in English, reading, and mathematics through an assessment or placement test as indicated below:

     

    College Readiness* Benchmarks on Approved Diagnostic Assessment Tests

    Test PLAN** PSAT 2014 and Earlier** PSAT 2015 and Future** Asset (NCCCS Cut Score) Compass (NCCCS Cut Score) Accuplacer (NCCCS Cut Score) NC DAP (NCCCS Cut Score)
    English 15 45 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing 41 Writing 70 Writing 86 Sentence Skills Composite score of 151 or higher***
    Reading 18 47 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing 41 Reading 81 Reading 80 Reading
    Mathematics 19 47 24.5 or 510 41 Numerical Skills AND 41 Int. Algebra 47 Pre-Algebra AND 66 Algebra 55 Arithmetic AND 75 Elem. Algebra 7 on Each Assessment for DMA 010 thru 060

    In addition to the diagnostic assessments, colleges may use the following SAT and ACT scores recommended by the testing companies as benchmarks for college readiness:*

    SAT (Pre-March 2016) SAT (March 2016 & Future) Pre-ACT ACT
    English 500 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 480 English 18 English 18
    Critical Reading 500 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 480 Reading 22 Reading 22
    Mathematics 500 Mathematics 530 Mathematics 22 Mathematics 22

    9th & 10th Grade Enrollment

    High school freshman and sophomore students who meet the following criteria may enroll in the Aquaculture, Boat Manufacturing, and Marine Propulsion Career & College Promise pathways.
    To be eligible for enrollment, a high school student must meet the following criteria:

    Be a high school freshman or sophomore

    A qualified freshman must

    • have passed Math I with a grade of “C” or better
    • have scored a 3 or 4 on the EOC for Math I
    • have met the college ready reading score of 16 on the 8th grade Explore test
    • have received career pathway information outlining program requirements for completion of the certificate or diploma
    • 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).

    A qualified sophomore must:

    • have passed Math I with a grade of “C” or better
    • have scored a 3,4, or 5 on the EOC for Math I
    • have met the college ready reading score of 16 on the 8th grade Explore test
    • have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses
    • have received career pathway information outlining program requirements for completion of the certificate or diploma
    • 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).

    Students Without Explore and/or Math I Scores
    Students who do not have an Explore score or Math I score (example: homeschool students, students from a private school, or students who moved to NC from another state)  must take the College’s Mathematics placement test and achieve a passing score in DMA 010 – 050.

    *To be eligible for enrollment in a College Transfer Pathway, students must demonstrate college readiness in English, reading, and mathematics on an approved test or tests. Eligibility may be demonstrated by achieving the required scores on a single test or by combining test scores from any of the approved assessments. For example, a student mat combine a 19 on PLAN math with an 86 and an 80 on Accuplacer sentence skills and reading to demonstrate college readiness.
    Maintaining Eligibility

    In order to remain in the CCP Technical Career Pathway, students must

    • Continue to make progress toward high school graduation
    • 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.

    Fees
    Tuition is waived for curriculum classes for fall and spring semesters. Students are responsible for purchasing their books and paying all fees to the college.

    Calendar
    Students will follow Carteret Community College’s academic calendar, which is different than the public school’s calendar.