College Now

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College Now Program

This program allows students to earn Clatsop Community College credits for completing competencies mastered in certain selected local High School courses, Tongue Point Job Corp Center programs  or United States Coast Guard training programs.  Through an agreement between Clatsop Community College and regional schools and training facilities, students can earn both secondary school or training center credits, as well as college credits upon satisfactorily completing identified competencies mastered in their classes or training.

College Now credit is available for course work in Accounting, Business, Fire Science, Industrial and Manufacturing Technologies, Maritime Science, Microcomputer Applications, Office Administration and Welding.

How to participate in College Now?
Students should:

  • Contact your counselor and/or teacher about what high school classes or training programs are offered at your high school  for training facility that have been approved for articulation of college credit.
  • Register and attend the class(es) or training.  Obtain the knowledge needed to pass the competencies.
  • Complete each competency with an acceptable rating for achievement - meeting 90 percent of the competencies, or earn a grade of "B" or better.
  • Complete the necessary registration forms.

Why participating in College Now?
Students will be able to:

  • Initiate studies on a program or related programs of study at Clatsop Community College while enrolled in high school or attending a designated training center.
  • Reduce the amount of time need to earn a designated certificate and/or an Associate degree;
  • Avoid duplicating courses already completed in high school or at the training center;
  • Save tuition on post-secondary education; and
  • Receive specialized, professional-technical education to better prepare for entry-level employment and career achievement.

Contact:  Debby Robertson, 503-338-2506

Last Updated: 
March 20, 2014, 2:05 pm
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