COLLEGE CREDIT FOR
HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES
Let your high school career education credits work for you in college. You may be eligible to receive college credit for a career technical education (CTE) course that you took in high school if Orange Coast College has an “articulation agreement” with your school district or regional occupational program (ROP) for the class(es) you completed. Articulation credit can save you time and money – and get you into higher-level classes within your chosen career program more quickly.
ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS BY SCHOOL DISTRICT, PROGRAM AND ORGANIZATION
Orange Coast College has “articulation agreements” with regional occupational programs (ROPs), school districts and nonprofit organizations for select courses. Below, you can access the list of articulated courses by entity, along with the college course number, number of units and the school terms for which the agreement is valid. The list was last updated on July 1, 2018.
How to get credit for
an articulated Course
To apply for articulated credit, you must go through what is known as the Technical Advanced Placement, or TAP, process at Orange Coast College. Below we outline the step-by-step process. If you have questions about this process or need help, please contact the Office of Career Education at 714-432-5582.
PROCESS FOR REQUESTING ARTICULATED CREDIT
Earn a grade of A or B in an articulated career technical education (CTE) course at your high school/regional occupational program (ROP).
Obtain your official high school transcript showing the title and course number of your articulated CTE class(es).
Apply to OCC using the online enrollment application as follows:
Go to the college website www.orangecoastcollege.edu
Find “Get Started” at the bottom left of the home page
Click “Apply Now”
Read and complete the “Tell Us About Yourself” section, then click “Continue”
Complete the application form and hit “Submit”
Allow three to five business days to receive your notice of admission
Upon receipt of your notice of admission, please contact Counseling Services to schedule an appointment with a counselor by phone at 714-432-5078 or visit their website here. NOTE: The counseling office is located in Watson Hall on Pirate Way, directly facing Fairview Road.
Present your official high school transcript to the OCC counselor at your appointment and request that the counselor sign your TAP Petition
Present the signed TAP petition form and your official high school transcript to the Graduation Office, which is downstairs on the first floor of Watson Hall in the Enrollment Center.
The Graduation Office will process your TAP petition and post credit(s) for your articulated courses on your OCC transcript when you are enrolled as an OCC student.