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You’ll take classes for free 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 AACC Credit at Severna Park

Severna Park’s signature focus on business is a great fit with AACC's business programs!

Did you know that Honors Entrepreneurship, an approved Business, Innovation and Leadership signature elective, is aligned with the AACC course, "Introduction to Entrepreneurship" (ESI-103)? Ask your high school counselor for details on this exciting opportunity to earn college credit as part of a signature aligned pathway.

AACC Courses at Severna Park High School

Did you know you have the opportunity to earn AACC credit toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in business management by taking courses right here at Severna Park High School? Courses include:*

Prior to senior year (in progress)

  • ESI-103, Introduction to Entrepreneurship (to be earned through proficiency credit or through open enrollment AACC course)

Junior year on location at Severna Park High School 

Spring, junior year

  • BPA-111, Introduction to Business (eligibility for ENG-101/ENG 101A recommended)

Senior year open enrollment* on site at AACC in Arnold 

Fall, senior year

  • BPA-162, Business Communications (eligibility for ENG-101/101A required)
  • LGS-253, Business Law 1 (additional fees apply)

Spring, senior year

  • BPA-201, Financial Accounting (eligibility for ENG-101/ENG 101A and eligibility for any general education math course required)
  • COM-111, Fundamentals of Oral Communication (eligibility for ENG-101/101A recommended)

AACC will have the option of offering online courses in lieu of on-location courses at Anne Arundel County Public Schools at any time. This includes times of instructor shortages and while the local, state or federal government have determined there is a public health emergency. Cancellation of sections may occur if there are issues with instructor availability, if minimum enrollments are not met or due to other factors.

*Open enrollment courses are available to both high school and non-high school students. AACC cannot guarantee available seats in the courses and recommends students submit all registration paperwork to designated SPHS personnel prior to the first day of registration for the term at AACC. 

Earn College Credit at CAT-South

Students attending the Center for Applied Technology-South (CAT-South) can earn college credits by enrolling in selected Career Technology Education (CTE) programs. You then just need to successfully complete your CAT- South program, and earn a C or better on the AACC college proficiency assessment(s). Grades below C will not be reflected on your AACC college transcript. 

More Opportunities at Severna Park

You can earn articulated college credit by completing one of the following CTE programs at Severna Park High School. 

  • Project Lead the Way - Electronic Engineering Technologies
  • Project Lead the Way - Engineering Transfer

You can earn proficiency credit by completing this CTE program at Severna Park High School:

  • Food and Beverage Management: ProStart. The ProStart program introduces high school students to a variety of careers within the restaurant, food service and hospitality industry. Students will study and practice professional food preparation, preparation of international cuisines, food safety and sanitation, customer service relations, accounting, cost control, marketing, and an introduction to aspects of lodging management.

For information contact your high school counselor or email Judy Wilson, coordinator, Instructional Pathways and Partnerships - Secondary, at


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Entrepreneurs Scholarship

$12,000 Entrepreneurs Scholarship for students who want to start businesses.

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