Earn college credits in high school.
For Orangeburg and Calhoun County high school students, Early College is a great opportunity to earn college credits and complete a certificate, diploma or degree before you graduate high school.
Students in Early College gain confidence in their abilities and get exposure to possible career paths and future plans.
It's also a great way for both parents and students to save a lot of money on future college tuition.
Meagan is a recent college graduate who started her college career in OCtech's Early College program.
Calhoun County Honors Academy
HSHP Warriors Academy
Both options require a school counselor's or principal’s permission to take courses at OCtech.
You can learn more about all four options in the Program of Study Guide:
OCtech has 18 Early College Career Pathways that help students select courses relevant to their chosen field or interests. Our career pathways allow students in Early College to take coursework as soon as they meet college entrance requirements and the high school's criteria to participate.
Learn more about the courses and how to apply
Eligibility and Application Process
Both the dual credit and concurrent enrollment options for enrolling in Early College require a school counselor's or principal’s permission.
Interested students should complete the Early College application packet in the link below, have it approved by their school counselor or principal, and then submit their application and any required placement test scores to Deborah Cooper-Davis, Early College Director of Admissions and Retention.
OCtech Course Search (TIP: You can use the "Advanced" tab to search for courses by term.)
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