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Earn College Credit at CAT-South

Did you know that many of CAT-North and CAT-South’s career technology education (CTE) programs have been aligned with AACC credit courses and provide an opportunity to earn college credit? Simply earn a C or better in one or more of your high school courses, then pass an AACC proficiency exam with a grade of C or better, and your proficiency exam score will be your AACC grade for the credit course that aligns with the high school course.

Career Technology Program AACC Credit Coursework
Academy of Health Professions MDA-113 Medical Terminology 3 credits
Carpentry ACH-121 Construction Technology 1
3 credits
Interactive Media Productions ART-106 Digital Design 3 credits
Portfolio Review Required
IT Networking Academy (Cisco) CTS-130 Networking 1 4 credits
CTS-131 Networking 2 4 credits
CTS-230 Networking 3 4 credits
CTS-231 Networking 4 4 credits
CTS-103 Theory & Troubleshooting Microcomputers 1 3 credits
CTS-203 Theory & Troubleshooting Microcomputers 2 3 credits

IT Networking Academy students can earn from 13 credits to 15 credits that can be applied to a credit certificate in cyber technology, network security, or information assurance and cybersecurity!

Register Now for ECAP

Consider getting a jump start on your college courses by knocking out a general education credit or perhaps exploring a course in your desired field. You’ll save 50 percent on tuition and get your feet wet on what college courses are like. Remember though, that your grade is part of your college transcript, so choose wisely and apply yourself!


Contact your high school counselor or our admissions team.

AACPS School Counselor
Alison Pastine

AACC Admissions Advisor
James Jackson
Arnold campus