Career & College Promise

Report
Agenda
College Transfer Pathways
 Career Technical Education Pathways
 New State Approvals & VGCC
Proposals
 How to Apply
 Spring 2014 Registration
 What’s Next
 Questions & Answers
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Core 44 College Transfer (CT)
Pathways
For eligible high school juniors & seniors who wish to
gain transferable college credit while in high school
Structured pathways to accelerate completion of 2-year
college degree
Four CT Pathways to choose from:
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Business & Economics (33 hrs.)
Engineering & Mathematics (32 hrs.)
Humanities & Social Science (33 hrs.)
Life & Health Sciences (33 hrs.)
Transfer Degrees at VGCC
Associate in Arts (AA)
 Associate in Science (AS)
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 Both degrees are comprised of Core general
education courses that will transfer to any
university in the UNC system
The Core 44 Courses
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Associate in Arts (AA) core credits:
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6 English
12 Hum/Fine Arts
12 Social/Behavioral Sciences
6 Mathematics
8 Nat Sciences
Associate in Science (AS) core credits:
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6 English
9 Hum/Fine Arts
9 Social/Behavioral Sciences
20 Mathematics/Nat Sciences
The Core 44, Con’t
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All four CT Pathways consist of courses
in the categories above
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EVERY course within all CT Pathways is
transferrable
 If, a grade of “C” or better is earned
○ Transfers to any university in the UNC system
CT Pathway Eligibility
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Initial Enrollment:
 Student must:
1. Be a high school junior or senior
2. Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school
courses
3. Meet the prerequisites for the transfer pathway
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Continued Enrollment:
 Student must:
1. Continue to progress toward high school
graduation
2. Maintain a 2.0 GPA in college course work after
completing two courses
College Readiness Benchmarks on Approved
Diagnostic Assessment Tests
Test
PLAN**
PSAT**
Asset
(NCCCS Cut
Score)
COMPASS
(NCCCS Cut Score)
Accuplacer
(NCCCS Cut
Score)
English
32 Reading 99 Reading 82 Reading
Skills PLUS Skills PLUS Skills PLUS
Writing
Writing Writing Skills^
Skills^
Skills^
151 Reading
Skills PLUS
Writing Skills^
166 Reading
Skills PLUS
Writing Skills^
Reading
See Above^ See Above^ See Above^
See Above^
See Above^
47 Pre-Algebra
and
66 Algebra
55 Arithmetic
and
75 Elem.
Algebra
Math
19
50 41 Numerical
Skills and 41
Int. Algebra
Approved Pathways
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Business Management Certificate
Carpentry Diploma
Cosmetology Certificate
Early Childhood General Education
Certificate
Infant/Toddler Care Certificate
Manicuring/Nail Technology Certificate
Medical Transcription Specialist Certificate
School-Age Care Certificate
Welding Technology Diploma
Career Technical Education (CTE)
Pathway
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For eligible high school juniors & seniors
who wish to pursue a pathway toward a
career choice
 Aligns with North Carolina Career Clusters
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Articulated credit may be applied toward
completion of credential
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Leads to completion of certificate/diploma
& some Associate in Applied Science
(AAS) Degrees
AAS Degrees
Business Administration
 Early Childhood Education
 Medical Office Administration
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 EACH course within the associated CTE
Certificate can be applied to the AAS
Degrees above
Current CTE Pathway Eligibility
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Initial Enrollment:
 Student must:
1. Be a high school junior or senior
2. Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school
courses or have recommendation of the
principal/designee
3. Meet the prerequisites for the career pathway
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Continued Enrollment:
 Student must:
1. Continue to progress toward high school
graduation
2. Maintain a 2.0 GPA in college course work after
completing two courses
CTE Pathway Update
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Qualified HS freshmen & sophomores may
enroll in:
 Engineering Tech Program Codes 40xxx
 Industrial Tech Program Codes 50xxx
 Effective Fall 2013
 Criteria:
 “Qualified” (determined by VGCC & LEA)
 Obtain approval for Programs of Study (POS)
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Students may concurrently enroll in two
CTE pathways (College approval required)
Therapeutic & Diagnostic Services
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Proposed Standard for Health Sciences
 Medical Assisting
 Pharmacy Technology
Leads to credential while awaiting
admission to Allied Health Program
 Technical Core & Career pathway for
entry-level job
 Implementation Fall 2014
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Medical Assisting Technology –
Diploma
MEDICAL ASSISTING
A NEW PATHWAY TO GREATER
OPPORTUNITIES
VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMINTY COLLEGE
Health Sciences Division
Pharmacy Technology
Diploma
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Health Sciences Division
Electronics Engineering Technology –
Certificate
ELECTRONICS
ENGINEERING
TECHNOLOGY
Your Gateway to the Electronic World
VANCE-GRANVI LLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
DEPT. OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES
8/28/2013
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Sustainability Technologies – Certificate
Leads to employment in environmental,
construction, renewable energy, & other
related fields
 Typical jobs:
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 solar contractor and/or installer, energy use
auditor and/or analyst
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NC Salary Ranges:
 $20s - $40s per year
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Implementation Fall 2014
Proposed Eligibility for Industrial
& Engineering (under review)
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Initial Enrollment:
 Student must:
1. Be a high school student
2. Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses or
have recommendation of the principal/designee
3. Freshman w/o GPA… What is the basis for readiness?
4. Meet the prerequisites for the career pathway
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Continued Enrollment:
 Student must:
1. Continue to progress toward high school graduation
2. Maintain a 2.0 GPA in college course work after
completing two courses
How to Apply
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http://www.vgcc.edu/HighSchoolStudent
s/index.cfm
Spring 2014 Registration
Schedule:
http://www.vgcc.edu/Schedules/schedul
es.cfm
 Registration Begins:
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 November 4, 2013; Returning w/20 plus hrs.
 November 5, 2013; ALL Students
Recently Submitted:
Approval Pending
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Electrical Systems Technology Diploma
Electronics Engineering Technology Certificate
Medical Assisting Diploma
Pharmacy Technology Diploma
Simulation & Game Development – Game
Design & 3D Modeling
Sustainability Technology Certificate

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