Earn College Credit
Through Career Preparation in High School
Articulated Programs Provide:
- College Credit for skills learned at the high school level
- Coordinated Curriculum that eliminates duplication of coursework at Carl Sandburg College
- Transition from high school to college is easier because there is no break in the training
Questions & Answers
- Q. How do I receive college credit?
- A. Credit will be placed on the permanent Carl Sandburg College transcript after the student has successfully completed one advanced level course for which this coursework is a prerequisite.
- Q. How do I apply for this college credit?
- A. Application forms and procedures for requesting articulated credit are available at the bottom of this page or in the high school counseling offices. The form should be completed and submitted to the Carl Sandburg College Admissions Office.
- Q. How many college credit hours can I receive?
- A. You can receive up to six credit hours of advanced placement in the same career and technical education program offered at both Carl Sandburg College and member schools of Delabar CTE System.
- Q. If I just pass the course, is that good enough?
- A. No! You must earn an “A” or “B” to qualify. Remember, our goals are excellence and quality.
- Q. Will this credit be accepted at all colleges?
- A. There is no assurance that this credit will transfer to other colleges. This agreement is exclusive with Carl Sandburg College.
- Q. If I need to work after graduation, do I lose this opportunity?
- A. You have two years after high school to get started, then it expires.