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Advanced Placement

Placement of students in classes at NETC includes helping enrolled students to identify, through assessment, their present levels of education, and to move them toward their goals as efficiently as possible. The College allows a student to enroll beyond the basic courses by allowing college credit for properly documented competencies from previous academic study, examination, or occupational experiences

1.  Transfer Credit.

2.  Credit by national examination:

  • CLEP—Credit for College Level Examination Program subjects will be accepted. A minimum score of 50 (or ACE recommendation) is required for the award of credit. Grade of "E" is assigned. 51
  • NETC awards credit for military training based on recommendations of the American Council on Education in its Guide to Evaluation of Military Training. Training must be verified through official military documents (DD-214 and DD-295) and credit is awarded with the grade of E, if there are specific equivalent courses.
  • Advanced Placement Tests—AP credit for appropriate tested areas will be awarded for scores of 3, 4, or 5. Grade of "E" is assigned.

• Official transcripts of examination scores must be on file at the College before credit will be accepted. Students should also be aware that acceptance of these credits by Northeastern Technical College does not guarantee that a subsequently attended institution will accept credits.

3. Credit by local examination.

4. Technical Advanced Placement (TAP)-Graduates of Chesterfield, Marlboro and Dillon county high school Career/Technology programs are eligible for Technical Advanced Placement, earning college credits for certain high school classes. Information may be obtained through College Admissions Office or high school counselors. A grade of "E" is assigned for those courses.

5. International Baccalaureate: Graduates of International Baccalaureate programs may receive college credit for scores of four (4) or greater on selected International Baccalaureate higher level exams.

6. Credit for life experience: Interested applicants may request procedures for requesting credit for life experience from the Admissions

Note: No more than 75% of the course work required by the College for graduation will be accepted as transfer credit, as exemption, or advanced
placement credit.

  • Kayla Gibson, Dual Credit Student:

    Taking classes at Northeastern Technical College while in high school has helped prepare me for the College of Charleston by earning credits that I will need for my major. I will be entering the College of... Read More about Kayla

  • Cynthia Hulon, Educational Mentor:

    I received individualized attention from my instructors at Northeastern Technical College when I was going through the business program. NETC's faculty and staff members are very friendly and accommodating, and they really care about their students.... Read More about Cynthia

  • Anissa Keith, NETC Alumna:

    Going to Northeastern Technical College allowed me to work a full-time job, be at home with my child and live in my community. At NETC, you are more than just a number in a classroom. The... Read More about Anissa

  • Jonathan Rivers, Farmer:

    Going to NETC, which is exactly 17 miles from my home, was convenient. I could live at home and go to school, which was a lot more affordable for me than going off to college elsewhere.... Read More about Jonathan

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    Northeastern Technical College was my pathway to a better life. NETC was directly involved in getting me where I am today and having the job that I am so passionate about.... Read More about Santrice

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  • Trevor Gilchrist, Former Dual Credit Student:

    Being a part of the Dual Enrollment program at NETC allowed me to not only graduate in four years from college, but also see the world. By gaining a head start in my college career through... Read More about Trevor

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  • Chad Hood of Lineman:

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  • Caroline Sylvia, Former Dual Credit Student:

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    I knew I wanted to study law, and Northeastern Technical College offered the pathway to becoming a legal office assistant. The smaller classes and the support services offered by NETC really met my needs and allowed... Read More about Emily

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    Northeastern Technical College was close to home and my job, and it was affordable. It was my starting place. With this nursing degree from NETC, I can branch out and go anywhere.... Read More about Tommy

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