Community College Credit for CTE Courses taken in High school
LOCAL ARTICULATED CREDIT AGREEMENT BETWEEN WCPSS & WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE CRITERIA TO AWARD COLLEGE CREDIT (Active 2016-2017 School Year) The following criteria will be used to award college credit for identified high school courses: 1. Grade of B or higher in the course (80 or higher), &; 2. A scaled score of A (90 or higher) on the CTE post assessment (either provided by NC DPI or an approved third party), &; 3. Students must enroll at Wake Tech within two years of their high school graduation date (Students can add these credits free of charge while taking a Dual Enrollment Course in High School!). ** No state final exam during field test year. Grade of B (80) or higher in courses with no post-assessment.
The list of qualifying MCHS CTE Courses for Wake Tech can be found here. (Note: Mrs. Sharon Smith can help you!)
Steps to apply for the credit
You need verification of Final Grade and the Exam Grade for the Course (Unofficial Transcript and Report Card)
You need to print out a copy of the corresponding List/Articulation Agreement above and highlight the courses that you have earned credit for.
You need to get all of this information to the Transcript Evaluation Team at Wake Tech (generic form). Contact info:
Wake Tech Community College Mrs. Lorianne Robinson, Transcript Evaluation Main Campus, Students Services Building Room SSB-243 9101 Fayetteville Road Raleigh, NC 27603
College and Universities that have accepted these transfer credits from WTCC before: There are several colleges and universities that will accept these transfer credits from Wake Tech once they have been added to the Wake Tech Transcript. The student must take at least 1 Wake Tech course to generate this transcript! Every educational institution has its own policies as it relates to transferring in course equivalencies.