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Consider getting a jump start on college by knocking out a general education credit or exploring a course in your desired field.

You’ll save 50 percent on tuition and get your feet wet on what college courses are like. Remember though, your grade is part of your college transcript, so choose wisely and apply yourself!

Earn College Credit at CAT-South

Did you know that many of CAT-South’s career technology education (CTE) programs are aligned with AACC credit courses and provide students opportunities to earn college credit while in high school? Check with the counselor at your high school or contact Alison Pastine, 410-956-5900 ext 2060 to find out more about AACC proficiency credit opportunities.

Participating CTE Programs at CAT-S

Career Technology Program AACC Credit Coursework
Academy of Health Professions MDA-113 Medical Terminology 3 credits
Carpentry ACH-121 Construction Technology 1
3 credits
Interactive Media Productions ART-106 Digital Design 3 credits
Portfolio Review Required
IT Networking Academy (Cisco) CTS-130 Networking 1 4 credits
CTS-131 Networking 2 4 credits
CTS-230 Networking 3 4 credits
CTS-231 Networking 4 4 credits
CTS-103 Theory & Troubleshooting Microcomputers 1 3 credits
CTS-203 Theory & Troubleshooting Microcomputers 2 3 credits

IT Networking Academy students can earn up to 15 credits that can be applied to a credit certificate in cyber technology!

More Opportunities at CAT-South

You can earn articulated college credit by completing one of the following CTE programs at CAT-South. 

  • Culinary Arts (ACF) - statewide agreement

For information contact your high school counselor or Christina Pace, program assistant, Early College Programs and Partnerships at


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Admissions & Enrollment Development
Director of Admissions

Onsite Advising

Alison Pastine
AACPS School Counselor