Explore career fields while in high school
Career Pathways are partnerships between your high school and the college that provide juniors and seniors the opportunity to explore career fields in greater depth and precision while still in high school. CCC has designed 13 Career Pathways to prepare you for high-skilled careers in high demand.
You are engaged in areas of interest and college level coursework. These programs provide flexibility for you to earn college credit while attending high school. You may receive both high school and college credit when taking program courses. CCC credits will apply toward a certificate, a diploma and an associate degree.
AMDT 1000 - Blueprint Reading
AMDT 1010 - Precision Measurement and Safety
AMDT 1030 - Manual Machining
AMDT 1080 - Introduction to CNC
AGRI 1030 - Intro to Ag and Natural Resources
AGRI 1260 - Intro to Agriculture Technology
AGRI 1310 - Plant Science
AGRI 1350 - Plant Science Lab
AGRI 1700 - Animal Science
AUTO 1000 - Basic Shop Practices
AUTO 1020 - Basic Shop Practices-Fasteners and Job Management
AUTO 1100 - Automotive Electrical Systems I
AUTO 1200 - Manual Transmissions and Clutches
AUTO 1800 - Brakes, Suspension, Alignment and Tire Balancing I
BSAD 1050 - Introduction to Business
BSAD 2520 - Principles of Marketing
BSAD 2540 - Principles of Management
Select course elective: Three credits from ACCT, AGRI, BSAD, BTEC, ENTR or INFO
BTEC 1110 - Computer and Internet Literacy
BTEC 1710 - Word Specialist
BTEC 1720 - Excel Specialist
BTEC 1730 - PowerPoint Specialist
Select course elective: Three credits from
BTEC 1580 - Portable Document Formatting and Forms
BTEC 1700 - OneNote Specialist
BTEC 1740 - Access Specialist
BTEC 1750 - Outlook Specialist
Program courses include three of the four specialist certifications listed.
CNST 1200 - Construction Safety
CNST 1400 - Residential Components
CNST 1500 - Residential Framing
CNST 1600 - Residential Exteriors
CNST 1700 - Residential Interiors
CRIM 1010 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRIM 1020 - Introduction to Corrections
CRIM 1030 - Courts and the Judicial Process
CRIM 2030 - Police & Society
Drafting and Design Technology
DSGN 1020 - CAD Fundamentals
DSGN 1400 - Manufacturing Design Documentation
DSGN 1610 - Architectural Design
Select course elective: Three credits from
DSGN 1200 - Structural Steel Detailing I
DSGN 1430 - Parametric Design: SolidWorks
DSGN 1450 - Parametric Design: Inventor
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I
PSYC 2890 - Developmental Psychology
SOCI 1010 - Intro to Sociology
HLTH 1200 - Nursing Assistant
Information Technology and Systems Concepts
INFO 1100 - Intro to Information Technology and Systems
INFO 1600 - IT Support
INFO 1670 - IT Essentials
Select course elective: Three credits from INFO
INDT 1100 - Concepts of Electronics I
INDT 1170 - Fluid Power Fundamentals
INDT 1180 - Fundamentals of Mechanical Systems
INDT 1220 - Control Systems
Graphic Arts Basic
MART 1200 - Digital Illustration
MART 1210 - Layout and Design I
MART 1300 - Visual Design I
MART 1360 - Introduction to Graphic Arts
WELD 1250 - Blueprint Reading
WELD 1320 - Cutting
WELD 1450 - Gas Metal Arc Welding I
Select course elective: Four credits from
WELD 1300 Oxyacetylene Welding I
WELD 1460 Gas Metal Arc Welding II
WELD 2480 Flux-Cored & Submerged Arc Welding
Career Pathways may be offered at your high school as a partial or full program to prepare you for high-skill careers. In some cases, students may travel to a CCC campus or center or an off-site location for instruction.
What will this cost me?
CCC offers Early College students affordable tuition rates. Students may have access to scholarships or other funding sources. Check with your school counselor or administrator regarding tuition assistance. Students may be responsible for tuition and textbooks.
How will I benefit?
Students may receive both high school and college credit when taking program courses, saving you time and money. Career Pathways provides students with the advantages of learning about career fields in greater depth and precision and introducing students to higher-level coursework that promotes responsibility and creates opportunities and develops skills necessary for future success.
Transition Advantage Scholarship
Students who have completed 12 credit hours from CCC while in high school will receive an honor cord and be eligible to apply for a CCC Transition Advantage Scholarship. This tuition scholarship will fund up to 12 credit hours, split over two semesters for full-time students enrolling at CCC within 12 months after graduating from high school.
How do I register?
Students will complete an Early College registration form before enrolling in college courses. These forms will be provided by a CCC representative or school counselor. Registered courses will appear on your college transcript. CCC maintains transfer agreements with a number of colleges and has formal transfer agreements with several institutions.
Early College Director
308-398-7581 or 877-222-0780, ext. 7581