WHAT is Articulated College Credit?
Students have the opportunity to earn Technical or Community college credits (Articulated College Credit) for courses completed in High School.
Articulated College Credit (ACC) means:
- You earn Technical or Community college credits (Articulated College Credit) in 10, 11, 12 grades
- You explore career opportunities through high school courses offered at STEP
- You complete your college program sooner, save time and money
- You can choose a specific career program or a major that may lead to transfer options to a university
WHICH classes at STEP have the opportunity to earn Articulated College Credit (ACC)?
- Click here to see a list of STEP classes that offer Articulated College Credit (ACC)
How do I get Articulated College Credit (ACC)?
- Attend a CTE class at STEP
- Your STEP teacher will explain specific requirements in order for you to earn the college credit. Often times it is assessment results, a minimum grade in the course (usually an A or B), attendance requirements, etc.
- Create an account on the www.ctecreditmn.com website
- At the completion of your class, your STEP teacher will "Approve" your credit
What do I do with the Articulated College Credit?
- Download your Articulated College Credit record at any time after you have completed your high school ACC course.
- Bring the ACC record to one of the colleges listed and enroll in a career program or major.
- Check with the college records office as they may have a procedure to follow.
Where can I use the credit?
- Bring your printed ACC record when registering at a college listed on your certificate to receive the credit(s) earned. Other colleges not on the list MAY honor the credits.
- You must always check with the college or university of your choice for specific criteria in a program or major — not all credits will move into all programs or majors.