Dual Enrollment at Forsyth Tech through Career & College Promise
Earn credit toward your college degree while completing your high school coursework with dual enrollment.
What is Dual Enrollment?
North Carolina’s Career & College Promise Program is an opportunity for high school students to earn credit for both their high school diploma and future college degree at the same time. Furthermore, the courses are tuition-free, enabling students and their families to save both time and money.
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Our dual enrollment courses provide students with the academic and technical skills to succeed–whether you know what course of study you would like to pursue or you’re undecided. With classes and programs in the arts, sciences, engineering, and technical pathways, you can get a head start on your college and career prep and earn credit toward your degree.
Who is eligible to participate?
If you are junior or senior and you have an unweighted 2.8 or higher GPA, you are eligible. High-school freshman and sophomore students who are identified as academically gifted in English, reading and math are eligible to apply. We also require:
- High school principal or equivalent administrator recommendation verifying maturity to enroll
- AIG Coordinator recommendation
- Forsyth Tech Administrative approval
- Parent/guardian’s written consent
- Academic advising prior to enrollment
Choosing the right course pathway
This path is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to earn an Associate in Arts degree and a baccalaureate degree in a non-STEM major.View Course List
This path is designed for juniors and seniors who plan to earn an Associate in Science degree and a baccalaureate degree in a STEM or technical major.View Course list
This path is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to earn an Associate in Engineering degree and a baccalaureate degree in a STEM or technical major.View Course list
This path offers high school students the opportunity to earn tuition-free course credits toward a job credential, certificate or diploma in one of our technical career pathways. See below for the full list of diploma and certificate programs.Download Course Lists & Criteria
Colleges and other innovative schools that offer dual enrollment are often small public high schools that are located on or near the campus of a university or community college. Innovative high schools such as early and middle college are full immersion high school experiences and are not the same as the dual enrollment (CCP) program described above.
North Carolina’s Career & College Promise program allows eligible students to take tuition-free classes that may count toward their high school diploma and help them earn college credits at the same time.. Getting a head start on coursework enables students to complete their degree sooner and save money on total college costs.