Career & College Promise Admission Requirements

Career & 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

PLAN
English: 15
Reading: 18
Mathematics: 19

PSAT 2014 & Earlier
English: 45
Reading: 47
Mathematics: 47

PSAT 2015 & Future
English: 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading & Writing
Reading: 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading & Writing
Mathematics: 24.5 or 510

Asset (NCCCS Cut Score)
English: 41 Writing
Reading: 41 Reading
Mathematics: 41 Numerical Skills & 41 Int. Algebra

Compass (NCCCS Cut Score)
English: 70 Writing
Reading: 81 Reading
Mathematics: 47 Pre-Algebra & 66 Algebra

Accuplacer (NCCCS Cut Score)
English: 86 Sentence Skills
Reading: 80 Reading
Mathematics: 55 Arithmetic & 75 Elem. Algebra

NC DAP (NCCCS Cut Score)
English & Reading: Composite score of 151 or higher
Mathematics: 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)
English: 500
Critical Reading: 500
Mathematics: 500

SAT (March 2016 & Future)
English: Evidence-Based Reading & Writing 480
Reading: Evidence-Based Reading & Writing 480
Mathematics: 530

Pre-ACT
English: 18
Critical Reading: 22
Mathematics: 22

ACT
English: 18
Critical Reading: 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:

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.

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