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  • Career Pathways
    2465 Gillespie Street
    Fayetteville, NC  28306
    Phone: (910) 678-2416

    Taneka Williams
    Career Pathways Coordinator

  • Career and College Promise provides seamless dual enrollment educational opportunities for eligible North Carolina high school students in order to accelerate completion of college certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees that lead to college transfer or provide entry-level job skills.  There are two ways an eligible high school student can enroll at FTCC:

    1.    A College Transfer Pathway
    2.    A Career and Technical Education Pathway

     

    College Transfer Pathways
    The College Transfer Pathways are designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin the pathway towards a baccalaureate degree. The College Transfer Pathways provide up to 34 hours of tuition-free college credits toward the Core 44, an agreed-upon 44 hours of college credits that will transfer seamlessly to any public or participating private college or university.

    1.    To be eligible for enrollment, a high school student must meet the following criteria:

    a.    Be a high school junior or senior AND
    b.    Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 2.8 on high school courses OR
    c.    Demonstrate college readiness on an assessment or placement test.  A student must demonstrate college readiness in English, reading, and mathematics to be eligible for enrollment in a College Transfer Pathway.

    2.    To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must:

    a.    Continue to make progress toward high school graduation.
    b.    Maintain a 2.0 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses.

    3.    A student must enroll in one College Transfer Pathway program of study and may not substitute courses in one program for courses in another.

     

    Career and Technical Education Pathways

    Career and Technical Education Pathways are programs of study to provide expanded opportunities for eligible high school students to participate in career and technical education tuition-free courses and to expose students to a variety of high-skill career options.

    1.    The Career and College Promise Career and Technical Education Pathway leads to a certificate or diploma aligned with a high school Career Cluster.

    2.    To be eligible for enrollment, a high school student must meet the following criteria:

    a.    Be a high school junior or senior AND
    b.    Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 2.8 on high school courses OR have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee AND
    c.    Meet the prerequisites for the career pathway(s).

    3.    College Career and Technical Education courses may be used to provide partial or full fulfillment of a four-unit career cluster. Where possible, students should be granted articulated credit based on the local or state North Carolina High School to Community College articulation agreement.

    4.    To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must:

    a.    Continue to make progress toward high school graduation.
    b.    Maintain a 2.0 in college coursework after completing two courses.

    5.    A student must enroll in one program of study and may not substitute courses in one program for courses in another.

     

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