Education That Works
Whether you are a prospective student, parent, current student, alumni, or friend, this publication is for you. This magazine will provide you with the latest and exciting things happening at the college. Central Carolina Community College is recognized throughout the state for its reputation of innovation and academic excellence. We offer associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in more than 45 programs of study. The college also has an expansive continuing education program. Day, evening, and online courses are available to fit your schedule and lifestyle. At CCCC, you can prepare to enter the workforce or transfer to a university—all at an affordable cost. Most importantly, our college is student-focused. Faculty, staff, and administration are committed to helping students achieve their educational goals. We will help you every step of the way, from finding financial aid to picking the right major. I hope you will have an opportunity to visit a campus location near you!
College credit in high school Don’t Wait Until You Graduate High School To Start Your College Education! North Carolina’s Career & College Promise program at Central Carolina Community College offers a great opportunity for high school students to earn college credits. Why take advantage of this? • You can speed up your completion of college certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees that lead to college transfer or provide entry-level job skills. • NO TUITION! Career and College Promise provides seamless dual enrollment educational opportunities. It is a clear, focused, and affordable path to future success! Central Carolina Community College offers two Career and College Promise pathways: College Transfer and Career and Technical Education. College Transfer Pathway The College Transfer Pathway leads to completion of the general education requirements (at least 30 hours) of a baccalaureate degree. The credits transfer to all University of North Carolina institutions and many independent colleges and universities in the state. That means a major head start on your bachelor’s degree! Eligibility: • Be a high school junior or senior • Have a weighted GPA of at least 3.0 on high school courses • Demonstrate college readiness in English, reading, and mathematics on an assessment or placement test Career and Technical Education Pathway The Career and Technical Education Pathway leads to a college-level certificate, diploma, or degree. The courses can provide partial or full fulfillment of a high school four-unit career cluster. Eligibility: • Be a high school junior or senior • Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses or have the recommendation of the principal or designee • Meet the prerequisites for the career pathway To maintain eligibility for either pathway, you must continue to make progress toward high school graduation and maintain a 2.0 in college coursework after completing two courses. For more information about Career and College Promise, an exciting opportunity for high school students, visit www.cccc.edu/ccp. 16 Central Carolina Community College