Academic Pathways

Central Piedmont Community College will be offering Career and College Promise high school students the academic pathways listed below.

1) Students can only take the courses in their selected pathway. If a student registers for classes outside of their pathway, the college will drop their class(es).

2) Students can be on two Career and Technical Pathways at one time OR one Career and Technical Pathway and one Transfer pathway at one time.

For a class description or prerequisite information, please refer to the CPCC College Catalog. Use the Find menu to help you search for information you need.

College Transfer Pathways

These College Transfer Pathways will ensure that each course a high school student completes in the pathway with a grade of C or better will be accepted by all UNC member institutions and equated for lower division General Education credit at the university.

*Beginning Spring semester 2016, students can directly place into MAT 271 by following criteria found here.  Documentation must be provided with student's paperwork to qualify.

    Career and Technical Pathways

    • Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration - Introduction to Energy
    • Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration - Indoor Air Quality
    • Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration - All Weather Systems
      • Electrical Systems - Intro to Energy Production
      • Electrical Systems - Facilities Maintenance
      • Electrical Systems - Photo-voltaic Systems

              *Registration for classes on some pathways requires a granted petition. To register for these classes, please email with the desired course and section number (i.e. AUT 116 - 01).