Isothermal Community College

Career and College Promise

Pathways

Isothermal Community College will be offering Career and College Promise high school students the following academic pathways. Students can only take courses in their selected pathway.

College Transfer Pathways

The primary objective of the Arts and Science Curricula is to provide students with the general education courses required in the first year of a traditional four-year degree.  Depending on proposed majors at the four-year schools, students at Isothermal Community College will pursue the A.A. (Associate of Arts) pathway, the  A.S. (Associate of Science) pathway, the A.E. (Associate of Engineering) pathway, or the A.D.N. (Associate in Nursing) pathway. 

Students persuing pathways leading to the AA or AS are encouranged to consult degree plans from their intended transfer institution in making course selctions. Degree plans for NC four year institutions can be found here

Business Science - Career and Technical Education Pathways

The following pathways lead to an Isothermal Community College Certificate or Diploma.

If eligible, Freshmen and Sophomores may enroll in Agribusiness Technology within the Business Sciences Pathways. 

Courses included in these CTE programs of study are offered in the college’s traditional, local certificate as listed in the college catalog.

  • Agribusiness Technology
    • Agriculture Pathway (Certificate)
    • Equine Science Pathway (Certificate)
    • Equine Business Pathway (Certificate)
    • Agribusiness Technology Pathway (Diploma)
  • Business Administration 
    • Business Administration Pathway (Certificate)
    • Business Administration Pathway (Diploma)
    • Economics Pathway (Certificate)
    • Hospitality Pathway (Certificate)
  • Medical Office Administration Pathway (Certificate)
  • Office Administration Pathway (Certificate)
  • Entrepreneurship Pathway (Certificate)
  • Information Technology
    • Information Technology Pathway (Certificate)
    • Computer Programing and Dev. Pathway (Certificate)
    • Web Administration Pathway (Certificate)

Course requirements for CCP programs in Business Sciences can be viewed here

Applied Science and Technology -  Career and Technical Education Pathways

The following pathways lead to an Isothermal Community College Certificate or Diploma.

If eligible, Freshmen and Sophomores may enroll in Manufacturing Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering, Computer-Integrated Machining, Mechanical Drafting, Welding Technology and Collision Repair/Refinishing Technology within the Applied Science and Technology Pathways. 

Courses included in these CTE programs of study are offered in the college’s traditional, local certificate as listed in the college catalog.

  • Advertising and Graphic Design Pathway (Certificate)
  • Broadcasting and Production Technology Pathway (Diploma)
  • Building Construction Technology Pathway (Diploma)
  • Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology Pathway (Certificate) (Diploma)
  • Computer Engineering Technology Pathway (Diploma)
  • Computer Integrated Machining Pathway (Certificate) (Diploma)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology Pathway (Diploma)
  • Electronics Systems Technology Pathway (Diploma)
  • Manufacturing Technology Pathway (Certificate)
  • Mechanical Drafting Technology (Certificate)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Pathway (Certificate) (Diploma)
  • Welding Technology Pathway (Certificate) (Diploma)

Course requirements for CCP programs in Applied Sciences and Engineering Technologies can be viewed here

Health and Public Safety -  Career and Technical Education Pathways

The following pathways lead to an Isothermal Community College Certificate or Diploma.

Courses included in these CTE programs of study are offered in the college’s traditional, local certificate as listed in the college catalog.

  • Criminal Justice Technology Pathway (Certificate) (Diploma)
  • Early Childhood Education Pathway (Diploma)
  • Infant/Toddler Care (Certificate)
  • Manicuring/Nail Technology (Certificate)

Course requirements for CCP programs in Health and Public Services can be viewed here

5 Year High School to College Pathways

High school to college pathways

****Pathways are subject to change****