Career & College Promise

Through Career & College Promise (CCP), qualified high-school-age students in North Carolina have the opportunity to pursue these options, tuition free, while they are in high school, allowing them to get a jump-start on their workplace and college preparation.

CCP pathways are available in the following program areas:

Contact Information

Image of Bekah Gardner
Bekah Gardner, MA
Director of College Access
Phone: 336-838-6492
rkgardner419@wilkescc.edu

How to Enroll

Eligibility

Students registering for courses in the College Transfer Pathways must:

  • be a high school junior or senior AND
  • have an unweighted GPA of 2.8+ on high school courses * OR
  • demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and mathematics on an assessment

OR

  • be a high school freshman or sophomore AND
  • demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and mathematics on an approved assessment AND
  • be identified as gifted by local AIG plan in English/reading and math OR An aptitude and achievement test as evidenced by a score in the range between the 92nd percentile and the 99th percentile on the aptitude and the achievement test included in the current Mental Measurements Yearbook published by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements AND
  • receive recommendation verifying the student has maturity to enroll from high school principal or equivalent administrator AND
  • receive recommendation of AIG Coordinator (if one is employed by the district) AND
  • receive approval of college president or the college’s chief student development administrator or the college’s chief academic officer AND
  • receive written consent of the student’s parent/guardian AND
  • receive academic advising prior to enrollment in the program.

In order to maintain eligibility, students must continue to make progress toward high school graduation and maintain at least a 2.00 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses.

Students registering for courses in Career and Technical Education Pathways must:

  • be a high school junior or senior AND
  • have an unweighted GPA of 2.8+ on high school courses * OR
  • demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and mathematics on an assessment OR
  • have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee [eligible to enroll in a CTE pathway without UGETC (Universal General Education Component) courses];

OR

  • be a high school freshman or sophomore AND
  • have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee (assessment scores should be considered) and rationale for recommendation AND
  • have the recommendation of the college’s Chief Academic Officer or Chief Student Development Administrator AND
  • passed Math I with a grade of C or better and Scored a 3, 4, or 5 on the End of Course assessment (E