Earn college credit before you finish high school.
There are two types of Early College Students:
- Dual Credit Students: Students who take college credit courses that also count toward high school requirements;
- Concurrent Enrollment Students: Students who take college credit courses concurrently to enhance transfer opportunities and career interests.
Youth Apprenticeships are open to high school juniors, seniors and graduating seniors, giving them the opportunity to earn while they learn through paid on-the-job training under the direction of an industry mentor. Youth apprentices also take college classes that directly relate to their apprenticeship. See below for more information.
OCtech Early College Benefits:
- GET AHEAD
- BE PREPARED
- BE COMPETITIVE
- SAVE MONEY
Early College students will be eligible to earn a South Carolina Diploma Seal of Distinction, beginning with the freshman class of 2018-19.
OCtech Early College students will also meet the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate.
The e-Plan Advantage
Students receive preferential advisement with a college counselor assigned to each high school. Students may also develop a college degree e-Plan with a college faculty advisor. All courses and programs are taught by highly qualified instructors.
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