Career and College Promise


Programs of Study for Career and College Promise Students
The allowed classes for each pathway are listed on the CCP Brochure.

Each pathway, be it College Transfer or Career Technical, aligns with an Associate's degree at Southwestern. Should a student complete a College Transfer pathway, they would have approximately 9 classes left to complete an Associate's degree. Students who complete Career Technical pathways earn a certificate and have approximately 18 classes left to complete the corresponding Associate's degree. Below is a list of all CCP pathways- click on the link to receive more information about the field, and view the Associate's degree plan.

College Transfer Pathways:
Associate of Arts
Associate of Science
Career & College Promise - Teacher Preparation AATP
Career & College Promise - Teacher Preparation ASTP

Career Technical Pathways:
Accounting Certificate
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology Certificate 
Automotive Certificate 
Business Administration Certificate 
*Carpentry Certificate-Only offered at Swain High School
Cosmetology Diploma
Criminal Justice Certificate
Culinary Arts Certificate 
Early Childhood Education Certificate 
Information Technology 
Option 1- Software & Web Development Certificate
Option 2- Network Management – CISCO Certificate
Option 3- Network Management – Operating System Certificate
Option 4 Network Management – Support & Services Certificate Courses
*Mechatronics Basic Certificate- Only offered in Swain County at the Swain Industrial Center 
Medical Office Administration, Certificate
Nurse Aide 
Office Administration Certificate 
Welding Technology Certificate