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Earn college credit through coursework at CAT-South

The Center for Applied Technology-South (CAT-South) has selected Career Technology Education (CTE) programs whose curriculums align with an AACC’s college course(s) so you can earn college credits toward a certificate or degree. Enrolled students can take an AACC proficiency exam(s), administered by an AACC professor right there at CAT-South. Earn a C or better on your exam and it will become your grade for the college course. Check out these opportunities:

Career Technology Program AACC Credit Coursework
Academy of Health Professions “Medical Terminology” (MDA-113) 3 credits
Carpentry “Construction Technology 1” (ACH-121) 3 credits
Interactive Media Productions

“Digital Design” (ART-106) 3 credits

Portfolio Review Required

IT Networking Academy (Cisco)

“Networking 1” (CTS-130) 4 credits

“Networking 2” (CTS-131) 4 credits

“Networking 3” (CTS-230) 4 credits

“Networking 4” (CTS-231) 4 credits

“Theory and Troubleshooting Microcomputers 1” (CTS-103) 3 credits

“Theory and Troubleshooting Microcomputers 2” (CTS-203) 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!

Juniors register now for ECAP next fall

As you plan coursework for your senior year, 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