Eligibility for CCP Pathways

Career and Technical Education Pathway Eligibility

For the Career Technical Education (CTE) Pathway:

To be eligible to enroll as a Freshman or Sophomore: 

  1. Be a high school freshman or sophomore; and
  2. Recommendation of high school principal and rationale for recommendation; and
  3. Recommendation of the college's Chief Academic Officer or Chief Student Development Administrator; and
  4. Grade of C or better in Math I (P or better Temp Rule for Fall 2020), EOC score of 3, 4, or 5 for Math I, and EOG score of 3, 4, or 5 for 8th grade (or 7th grade for Temp Rule Fall 2020) ELA Assessment; or 
  5. Demonstrate college readiness on approved assessments in English, reading, and math (see College Readiness Benchmarks below)

NOTE: Eligible 9th and 10th grade CTE students may only enroll in pathways without UGETC courses in the following pathways: 

  • Engineering Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Business Technology

NOTE: Some CTE pathways require testing to be eligible for courses within the pathways.
NOTE: CCP Staff will work closely with 9th and 10th-grade students to determine eligibility. 


To be eligible to enroll as a Junior or Senior: 

  1. Be a high school junior or senior; and
  2. Have an unweighted GPA of 2.8 or better on high school course; or 
  3. Demonstrate college readiness on an approved assessment in English, reading, and math; or 
  4. Have a recommendation of high school principal/designee with his/her rationale (memo) for the recommendation in place of GPA requirement; and 
  5. Recommendation of the college's Chief Academic Officer or Chief Student Development Administrator

NOTE: All students must meet course prerequisites in order to be registered. 


For continuation in the program:

To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must: 

  1. Continue to progress toward high school graduation: and
  2. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 in college coursework after completing two courses. 

College Readiness Benchmarks

*CCP Program Eligibility Benchmarks on Approved Diagnostic Assessment Tests (Updated 4/17/20)

Test PSAT 10 and PSAT/NMSQT
(2015 and Future)
SAT
(March 2016 and Future)
Pre-ACT and
ACT
NC DAP (NCCCS Cut Score) RISE Placement
Test
English 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing 480
composite score for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing
18 Composite score of 151 or higher   75 or higher on Tier 1 and
Tier 2
 (See RISE placement)
Reading 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing 22
Mathematics   24.5 or 510   530 22   7 on each assessment for DMA 010 thru 060     75 or higher on Tier 1 and
Tier 2 and
Tier 3
(See RISE placement Guide)  
Advanced Placement (AP) International Baccalaureate (IB) Cambridge International Examinations
English, Language and Composition 3 or higher IB English A (Standard or Higher Level) 4 or higher AS Level English Language C or higher
English, Literature and Composition 3 or higher IB Mathematics (Higher Level) 4 or higher A Level English Language C or higher
Calculus AB 3 or higher IB Advanced Mathematics (Higher Level) 4 or higher AS Level Language and Literature in English C or higher
Calculus BC 3 or higher IB Mathematical Studies (Standard Level) 4 or higher AS Level Math C or higher
*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 may combine a 22 on ACT math with 480 on SAT composite score for evidenced based reading and writing to demonstrate college readiness. A Level Math C or higher
A Level
Mathematics –
Further
C or higher

College Transfer Pathway Eligibility

For the College Transfer (CT) Pathway:

To be eligible to enroll as a Freshman or Sophomore: 

  1. Be a high school freshman or sophomore; and
  2. Be AIG identified as gifted by local AIG plan in English/reading and math; or
  3. Be AIG identified on aptitude and achievement test scores for English, reading, and math (92nd to 99th percentile) in the Mental Measurements Yearbook published by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements; and
  4. Demonstrate college readiness in English, reading, and math on approved assessment; and
  5. Receive recommendation (verifying maturity to enroll) of high school principal or equivalent administrator, college president, and AIG Coordinator (if applicable); and
  6. Provide rationale from the student's parent/guardian via memo; and
  7. Receive academic advising prior to course registration

NOTE: For a list of aptitude and achievement test scores, visit The Buros Center Tests

NOTE: CCP Staff will work closely with 9th and 10th grade students to determine eligibility. 


To be eligible to enroll as a Junior or Senior: 

  1. Be a high school junior or senior; and
  2. Have an unweighted GPA of 2.8 on high school courses; or 
  3. Demonstrate college readiness in English, reading, and math on approved assessment tests.

NOTE: All students must meet course prerequisites in order to be registered. 


For continuation in the program:

To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must: 

  1. Continue to progress toward high school graduation: and
  2. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 in college coursework after completing two courses. 

College Readiness Benchmarks

*CCP Program Eligibility Benchmarks on Approved Diagnostic Assessment Tests (Updated 4/17/20)

Test PSAT 10 and PSAT/NMSQT
(2015 and Future)
SAT
(March 2016 and Future)
Pre-ACT and
ACT
NC DAP (NCCCS Cut Score) RISE Placement
Test
English 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing 480
composite score for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing
18 Composite score of 151 or higher   75 or higher on Tier 1 and
Tier 2
 (See RISE placement)
Reading 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing 22
Mathematics   24.5 or 510   530 22   7 on each assessment for DMA 010 thru 060     75 or higher on Tier 1 and
Tier 2 and
Tier 3
(See RISE placement Guide)  
Advanced Placement (AP) International Baccalaureate (IB) Cambridge International Examinations
English, Language and Composition 3 or higher IB English A (Standard or Higher Level) 4 or higher AS Level English Language C or higher
English, Literature and Composition 3 or higher IB Mathematics (Higher Level) 4 or higher A Level English Language C or higher
Calculus AB 3 or higher IB Advanced Mathematics (Higher Level) 4 or higher AS Level Language and Literature in English C or higher
Calculus BC 3 or higher IB Mathematical Studies (Standard Level) 4 or higher AS Level Math C or higher
*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 may combine a 22 on ACT math with 480 on SAT composite score for evidenced based reading and writing to demonstrate college readiness. A Level Math C or higher
A Level
Mathematics –
Further
C or higher