Earn college credit before you finish high school.
Learn more at our upcoming Early College events:
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12
Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High School, Norway
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17
High School, Santee
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
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.
NEW THIS SPRING!
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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