CCP College Transfer Pathway

The Career and College Promise College Transfer Pathway requires the completion of at least thirty semester hours of transfer courses, including English and mathematics and ACA 122 College Transfer Success.

Eligibility Requirements

Complete eligibility requirements are listed in the FAQ below.

Applying for CCP College Transfer

Complete application instructions are listed in the FAQ below.

College Transfer Pathways

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

A student may change his or her program of study major with approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator.

With the approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator, a student who completes a College Transfer Pathway while still enrolled in high school may continue to earn college transfer credits leading to the completion of the Associate of Arts or Associate in Science.

With the approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator, a student may enroll in both a College Transfer Pathway program of study and a Career Technical Education program of study.

Career and College Promise Programs – Associate Pathway

The Career and College Promise (CCP) ADN Pathway is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin their educational studies toward the Associate in Nursing degree and a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing. The Pathway is based on Block 1 of the Uniform Articulation Agreement between the University of North Carolina's Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs and the North Carolina Community College Associate Degree Nursing Programs which was approved by the State Board of Community Colleges and the UNC Board of Governors in February 2015.

A student who completes an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Nursing, which includes the courses listed below, with a GPA of at least 2.0 and a grade of C or better and completes the courses in Blocks 2‐3 of the Uniform Articulation Agreement between the University of North Carolina's Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs and the North Carolina Community College Associate Degree Nursing Programs with a GPA of at least 2.0 and a grade of C or better, and who holds a current unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina will have fulfilled the UNC institutions lower‐division general education requirements as well as nursing program entry requirements. However, because nursing program admissions are competitive, no student is guaranteed admission to the program of his or her choice.

General Education (23 Credits)

These courses are contained in Block 1 of the Five Block Degree Plan located within the RN and BSN Articulation Agreement.

English Composition (6 credits)

The following English composition course is required:

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 credits)

Select one course from the following:

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

The following courses are required:

Natural Sciences (8 credits)

Select one sequence from the following:

Academic Transition (1 credit)

The following course is required:

Total Semester Hours Credit In Pathway: 24

Note:

High school students in the CCP Associate Degree Nursing Pathway to the Associate in General Education Nursing (A1030N) program must complete the entire pathway before taking additional courses in the Associate in General Education Nursing (A1030N) program.

Course Requirements For College Transfer Pathway Leading To The Associate In Arts (32-33 Credits)

The CCP College Transfer Pathway Leading to the Associate in Arts (P1012C) is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin study toward the Associate In Arts degree and a baccalaureate degree in a non-STEM major.

General Education (31-32 Credits)

The general education requirement includes study in courses selected from the Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) component of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Credit Hour Requirements | Courses Fulfilling Requirements

All courses below are considered UGETC courses

English Composition (6 credits)

The following two English compositions courses are required:

Communication/Humanities/Fine Arts (9 credits)

Select three courses from the following from at least two different disciplines:

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)

Mathematics (3-4 credits)

Select one course from the following:

Natural Sciences (4 credits)

Select four credits from the following course(s):

Total General Education Hours Required: 31-32

Academic Transition (1 credit)

The following course is required:

Optional General Education Hours (0-8 Credits)

A student may take up to 8 SHC of foreign language courses and accompanying labs, in a single language, designated as General Education in the CAA as a part of this pathway.  These courses are not a part of the Universal Education Transfer Component.  Students who complete these courses with a grade of "C" or better will receive transfer credit.  The receiving university will determine whether the courses will count as general education, pre-major, or elective credit.

Total Semester Hours Credit In Pathway: 32-33

Note:

High school students in the CCP College Transfer Pathway Leading to the Associate in Arts must complete the entire pathway before taking additional courses in the Associate in Arts degree.

*Pending Curriculum Committee Approval

Course Requirements For College Transfer Pathway Leading To The Associate In Engineering (34 Credits)

The College Transfer Pathway (CCP) leading to the Associate in Engineering (P1052C) is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin study toward the Associate in Engineering degree and a baccalaureate degree in a STEM or technical major.

General Education (28 Credits)

The general education requirement includes study in courses selected from the Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) component of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

English Composition (6 credits)

The following two English composition courses are required.

Humanities, Fine Arts and Communications (3 credits)

Select one course from the following:

Social/Behavioral Science (3 credits)

The following course is required:

Mathematics (8 credits)

The following courses are required:

Natural Sciences (8 credits)

Select 8 credits from the following courses:

Other Required Hours (6 Credits)

Engineering (5 credits)

The following courses are required:

Academic Transition (1 credit)

The following course is required:

*Prerequisite General Education Hours (0-8 Credits)

Students who do not place directly into MAT 271 must complete MAT 171 and MAT 172 prior to enrolling in MAT 271 Calculus I.

Optional General Education Hours (0-8 Credits)

A student may take up to 8 credits of foreign language courses and accompanying labs, in a single language, designated as General Education in the CAA as a part of this pathway.  These courses are not a part of the Universal Education Transfer Component.  Students who complete these courses with a grade of "C" or better will receive transfer credit.  The receiving university will determine whether the courses will count as general education, pre-major, or elective credit.

Total Semester Hours Credit In Pathway: 34-50

Note: 

High school students in the CCP College Transfer Pathway Leading to the Associate in Engineering must complete the entire pathway before taking additional courses in the Associate in Engineering degree.

Course Requirements For College Transfer Pathway Leading To The Associate In Science (35 Credits)

The CCP College Transfer Pathway Leading to the Associate in Science (P1042C) is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin study toward the Associate In Science degree and a baccalaureate degree in a STEM or technical major.

General Education (34 Credits)

The general education requirement includes study in courses selected from the Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) component of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Credit Hour Requirements | Courses Fulfilling Requirements

All courses below are considered UGETC courses

English Composition (6 credits)

The following two English compositions courses are required:

Communication/Humanities/Fine Arts (6 credits)

Select two courses from the following from at least two different disciplines:

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

Select two courses from the following from at least two different disciplines:

Mathematics (8 credits)

Select two courses from the following:

Natural Sciences (8 credits)

Select eight credits from the following course(s):

Total General Education Hours Required: 34

Academic Transition (1 credit)

The following course is required:

Optional General Education Hours (0-8 Credits)

A student may take up to 8 SHC of foreign language courses and accompanying labs, in a single language, designated as General Education in the CAA as a part of this pathway.  These courses are not a part of the Universal Education Transfer Component.  Students who complete these courses with a grade of "C" or better will receive transfer credit.  The receiving university will determine whether the courses will count as general education, pre-major, or elective credit.

Total Semester Hours Credit In Pathway: 35

Note:

* Only students that place out of lower level math courses will be eligible to take PHY 251/252 and MAT 272.

High school students in the CCP College Transfer Pathway Leading to the Associate in Science must complete the entire pathway before taking additional courses in the Associate in Science degree.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1.  The Career and College Promise College Transfer Pathway requires the completion of at least thirty semester hours of transfer courses, including English and mathematics.
  2.  To be eligible for enrollment, a high school student must meet the following criteria:
    1.  Be a high school junior or senior
    2.  Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses
    3.  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. To demonstrate college readiness, the student must meet these College Readiness Benchmarks on Approved Diagnostic Assessment Tests:
    • Pre-ACT/ACT – English: 18; Reading: 22; Math: 22
    • PSAT/SAT – English: 26/480; Reading: 26/480; Math: 24.5/530
    • NC DAP – Reading: R/E Composite Score 151 & higher; Math: 7 on each assessment for DMA 010 through 060
  3. A high school junior or senior who does not demonstrate college-readiness on an approved assessment or placement test may be provisionally enrolled in a College Transfer Pathway. To qualify for Provisional Status, a student must meet the following criteria:
    1. Have a cumulative weighted GPA of 3.5
    2. Have completed two years of high school English with a grade of ‘C’ or higher
    3. Have completed high school Algebra II (or a higher level math class) with a grade of ‘C’ of higher
    4. Obtain the written approval of the high school principal or his/her designee
    5. Obtain the written approval of the community college president or his/her designee

    A Provisional Status student may register only for college mathematics (MAT) and college English (ENG) courses within the chosen Pathway. To be eligible to register for other courses in the Pathway, the student must first successfully complete mathematics and English courses with a grade of ‘C’ or higher.

  4.  To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must
    1.  Continue to make progress toward high school graduation, and 
    2.  Maintain a 2.0 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses.
  5. A student must enroll in one College Transfer Pathway program of study and may not substitute courses in one program for courses in another.
  6.  A student may change his or her program of study major with approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator.
  7.  With approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator, a student who completes a College Transfer Pathway while still enrolled in high school may continue to earn college transfer credits leading to the completion of the 44-hour general education transfer core.
  8.  With approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator, a student may enroll in both a College Transfer Pathway program of study and a Career Technical Education program of study.

To enroll in the Career and College Promise Program at GTCC, the student must complete the following steps and submit the required documentation indicated below.

  1. Meet the Eligibility requirement for Enrollment listed above.
  2. Complete the GTCC Application for Admission. Click here.
  3. With approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college’s chief student development administrator, a student may enroll in both a Core 44 College Transfer Pathway program of study and a Career Technical Education program of study.
    Please review the listing of College Transfer pathways listed above.
  4. Complete the Verification of Student Eligibility Form. This form must be signed by the high school principal or his/her designee, parent and student.
  5. Submit an official copy of your high school transcript. This must include your GPA and grade level.
  6. Submit an official copy of all placement test scores documenting college readiness. Please refer to the Verification of Student Eligibility Form for acceptable placement test scores.
    If you need to take a placement test, please email Linda Whitlowor call 336-334-4822 ext. 50562 to obtain a placement testing card.
  7. Please email Linda Whitlow or call 336-334-4822 ext. 50562 for an appointment once you have completed the steps listed above and have all of the required documentation.