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Career & College Promise Policy

Approved By and Date:Board of Trustees02-20-2014
 Executive Leadership Team12-19-2013
 ICORE12-11-2013

 

Stanly Community College believes that students currently enrolled in secondary education should have potential pathways to obtain college credits as they work to complete their secondary credential.  Pathways currently available at Stanly Community College for students interested in this goal include Stanly Early College and the Career and College Promise Program.  The Career and College Promise Program has replaced all other previously used programs for dual enrollment.


Career & College Promise Procedures

Approved By and Date:Executive Leadership Team12-19-2013
 ICORE12-11-2013

The Career and College Promise offers three different methods for high school students to take college classes.

  1. Rising 9th graders can go through the application process for admittance to Stanly Early College.  There is a strict deadline for filing an application to Stanly Early College and the application time line is noted on the early college website. If admitted to Stanly Early College as a rising 9th grader, the student will be exposed to not only the high school curriculum but also to college curriculum of one of Stanly Community College’s associates programs.
  2. Qualified junior and senior high school students may take college classes to complete a 30+ hour College Transfer Pathway.  The College Transfer Pathway consists of courses transferable to institutions within the UNC System Institutions and many of NC's Independent Colleges and Universities.
  3. Qualified junior and senior high school students can take college classes in o a career and technical pathway that may lead to a credential, certificate or diploma.
  4. Qualified freshmen and sophomore high school students may take college classes in Industrial Technologies (40xxx_) or Engineering Technologies (50xxx_).  These courses may lead to a career and technical credential, certificate or diploma.

To participate in the Career and College Promise program, the high school guidance counselor should be contacted to determine if the student is eligible.