CTE College Credit Program

If you are currently a high school student, did you know that you could be earning free college credits for your elective classes you are taking now?

Our CTE College Credit Program will save you time and money towards your college degree just by completing your high school courses and passing a skills assessment.

It's easy, and there are over 70 CTE programs offered in high schools, enabling you to explore several career pathways while you complete your high school education.

High School Programs that Qualify for Free College Credit at TMCC

Select a subject from the drop down box below to view what subjects qualify for free college credit at TMCC!

Accounting and Finance

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Accounting & Finance I
  • Accounting & Finance II
  • Accounting & Finance III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • ACC 135: Bookkeeping I (3 Credits)
  • ACC 136: Bookkeeping II (3 Credits)
  • CE 201: Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)

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Administrative Services

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Business Software Applications
  • Office Management I
  • Office Management II

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • ACC 135: Bookkeeping I (3 Credits)
  • CE 201: Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • CIT 107: Databases (1 Credit)
  • CIT 201: Word Certification Preparation (3 Credits)
  • CIT 202: Excel Certification Preparation (3 Credits)
  • COT 240: Executive Office Procedures (3 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Agricultural Mechanics Technology

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Agricultural Mechanics Technology I
  • Agricultural Mechanics Technology II
  • Agricultural Mechanics Technology III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • OSH 222: General Industry Safety (1 Credit)
  • WELD 101: Basic Metals (3 Credits)
  • WELD 211: Welding I (3 Credits)
  • WELD 212: Welding I Practice (2 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Animation

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Animation I
  • Animation II
  • Animation III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201: Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • GRC 284: 3D Modeling and Texturing (3 Credits)

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Architectural Design

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Architectural Design I
  • Architectural Design II
  • Architectural Design III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • ADT 105: Architectural Drafting I (5 Credits)
  • CE 201: Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)

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Automotive Service Technician

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Automotive Service Technician I
  • Automotive Service Technician II
  • Automotive Service Technician III
  • Automotive Service Technician IV

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • AUTO 101 - General Auto (4 Credits)
  • AUTO 145 - Automotive Brakes (5 Credits)
  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • OSH 222 - General Industry Safety (1 Credit)

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Automotive Technology

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Automotive Technology I
  • Automotive Technology II
  • Automotive Technology III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • AUTO 101 - General Auto (4 Credits)
  • AUTO 145 - Automotive Brakes (5 Credits)
  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • OSH 222 - General Industry Safety (1 Credit)

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Baking and Pastry

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Culinary Arts I
  • Baking and Pastry I
  • Baking and Pastry II

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • CUL 100 - Sanitation/HACCP (2 Credits) (Must earn national sanitation certification for CUL 100 credit.)
  • CUL 105 - Basic Skills Development (3 Credits)

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Biomedical

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Biomedical I
  • Biomedical II
  • Biomedical III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • CHS 101 - Introduction to Community Health Sciences (3 Credits)
  • CHS 102 - Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness (3 Credits)

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Computer Science

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Computer Science I
  • Computer Science II or AP Computer Science Principles
  • Computer Science III or AP Computer Science A

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201: Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • CIT 130: Beginning Java (3 Credits)
  • CIT 134: Beginning C# Programming (3 Credits)

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Construction Technology

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Construction Technology I
  • Construction Technology II
  • Construction Technology III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201: Workplace Readiness (3 credits)
  • CONS 120: Print Reading and Specification (3 credits)
  • CONS 205: Construction Site Safety (3 credits)

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Culinary Arts

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Culinary Arts I
  • Culinary Arts II
  • Culinary Arts III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • CUL 100 - Sanitation/HACCP (2 Credits) (Must earn national sanitation certification for CUL 100 credit.)
  • CUL 105 - Basic Skills Development (3 Credits)
  • CUL 106 - Understanding Culinary Techniques I (6 Credits)

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Diesel Technology

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Diesel Technology I
  • Diesel Technology II
  • Diesel Technology III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • DT 101 - Basic Diesel Engines (4 Credits)
  • OSH 222 - General Industry Safety (1 Credit)

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Drafting and Design

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Drafting and Design I
  • Drafting and Design II
  • Drafting and Design III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CADD 100 - Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (3 Credits)
  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • DFT 100 - Basic Drafting Principles (3 Credits)

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Early Childhood Education

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Early Childhood Education I
  • Early Childhood Education II
  • Early Childhood Education III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • ECE 250 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3 Credits)

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Emergency Medical Technician

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Health Science I
  • Health Science II or Emergency Medical Services
  • Emergency Medical Technician

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • EMS 101 - CPR and First Aid (1 Credit)
  • EMS 108 - Emergency Medical Technician Training (6 Credits) (Must earn National Registry EMT certification for EMS 108 credit.)

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Energy Technologies

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Energy Technologies I
  • Energy Technologies II
  • Energy Technologies III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • ENRG 110 - Basic Electricity (3 Credits)
  • ENRG 120 - Fundamentals of Energy Efficiency (3 Credits)
  • ENRG 130 - Introduction to Solar Energy (3 Credits)
  • ENRG 150 - Introduction to Wind Energy (3 Credits)
  • OSH 222 - General Industry Safety (1 Credit)

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Fire Science

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Fire Science I
  • Fire Science II
  • Entry Level Firefighting

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • FT 101 - Introduction to Fire Protection (3 Credits)
  • FT 110 - Basic Wildland Firefighting (3 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Food Science Technology

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Agriculture Science I
  • Agriculture Science II
  • Food Science Technology

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • CUL 100 - Sanitation/HACCP (2 Credits) (Must earn national sanitation certification for CUL 100 credit.)
  • NUTR 222 - Principles of Food Science (3 Credits)

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Foods and Nutrition

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Foods and Nutrition I
  • Foods and Nutrition II
  • Foods and Nutrition III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • NUTR 223 - Principles of Nutrition (3 Credits)
  • NUTR 253 - Cultural Considerations in Nutrition & Health Care (3 Credits)

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Graphic Design

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Graphic Design I
  • Graphic Design II
  • Graphic Design III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201: Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • GRC 100: Introduction to Graphic Arts and Media Technologies (3 Credits)
  • GRC 116: Introduction to Digital Art & Design (3 Credits)

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Human Development

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Human Development I
  • Human Development II
  • Human Development III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • HDFS 201 - Lifespan Human Development (3 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Information Technology (IT) Networking

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • IT Networking I
  • IT Networking II
  • IT Networking III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • CIT 112 - Network+ (3 Credits)
  • CIT 114 - IT Essentials (4 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Information Technology (IT) Service & Support

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • IT Essentials I
  • IT Essentials II

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • CIT 112 - Network+ (3 Credits)
  • CIT 114 - IT Essentials (4 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Manufacturing Technologies

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Manufacturing Technologies I
  • Manufacturing Technologies II
  • Manufacturing Technologies III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • DFT 110 - Print Reading for Industry (3 Credits)
  • ELM 110 - Electrical/Electronic Circuits (2 Credits)
  • ELM 134 - Programmable Logic Controllers I (2 Credits)
  • MPT 110 - Automated Production Concepts I (1 Credit)
  • MT 108 - Fluid Power (3 Credits)
  • OSH 222 - General Industry Safety (1 Credit)
  • WELD 101 - Basic Metals (3 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Mechanical Technology

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Mechanical Technology I
  • Mechanical Technology II
  • Mechanical Technology III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • DFT 110 - Print Reading for Industry (3 Credits)
  • ELM 110 - Electrical/Electronic Circuits (2 Credits)
  • ELM 134 - Programmable Logic Controllers I (2 Credits)
  • MPT 110 - Automated Production Concepts I (1 Credit)
  • MT 108 - Fluid Power (3 Credits)
  • OSH 222 - General Industry Safety (1 Credit)
  • WELD 101 - Basic Metals (3 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Metalworking

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Metalworking I
  • Metalworking II
  • Metalworking III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • MTT 101 - Introduction to Machine Shop (3 Credits)
  • MTT 105 - Machine Shop I (3 Credits)
  • OSH 222 - General Industry Safety (1 Credit)
  • WELD 101 - Basic Metals (3 Credits)
  • WELD 211 - Welding I (3 Credits)
  • WELD 212 - Welding I Practice (2 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Nursing Assistant

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Health Science I
  • Health Science II or Medical Terminology
  • Nursing Assistant

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • NURS 130 - Nursing Assistant (6 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Ornamental Horticulture/Greenhouse Management

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Agriculture Science I or Horticulture Science
  • Plant Science and Ornamental Horticulture
  • Greenhouse Management

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • BIOL 202 - General Botany (4 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Photography

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Photography I
  • Photography II
  • Photography III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • ART 141: Introduction to Digital Photography (3 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Sports Medicine

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Health Science I
  • Sports Medicine I
  • Sports Medicine II

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CHS 101: Introduction to Community Health Sciences (3 Credits)
  • CHS 102: Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness (3 Credits)
  • PEX 174: Fitness and Principles and Practices (2 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Teaching and Training

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Teaching and Training I
  • Teaching and Training II
  • Teaching and Training III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • EDU 110: Society and Education (3 Credits)
  • EDU 214: Preparing Teachers to Use Technology (3 Credits)

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Theatre Technology

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Theatre Technology I
  • Theatre Technology II
  • Theatre Technology III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • THTR 204 - Theater Technology I (3 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Veterinary Science

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Agriculture Science I
  • Agriculture Science II
  • Veterinary Science

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • Point Award: Students choosing to pursue the TMCC Veterinary Technician program will be awarded 0.5 point for Previous Education in the program's Limited Entry Admission Application

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Video Production

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Video Production I
  • Video Production II
  • Video Production III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201: Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • GRC 182: Digital Video Production (3 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Web Design and Development

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Web Design and Development I
  • Web Design and Development II
  • Web Design and Development III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201: Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • GRC 175: Web Design (3 Credits)

TMCC Degree/Certificate Pathways

Welding Technology

Complete Entire HS Course Sequence

  • Welding Technology I
  • Welding Technology II
  • Welding Technology III

To Earn Free TMCC College Credit for These Classes

  • CE 201 - Workplace Readiness (3 Credits)
  • MTT 101 - Introduction to Machine Shop (3 Credits)
  • OSH 222 - General Industry Safety (1 Credit)
  • WELD 101 - Basic Metals (3 Credits)
  • WELD 211 - Welding I (3 Credits)
  • WELD 212 - Welding I Practice (2 Credits)
  • WELD 221 - Welding II (3 Credits)
  • WELD 222 - Welding II Practice (2 Credits)

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Note: Truckee Meadows Community College reserves the right to add, amend or terminate articulation agreements at any time due to changes in CTE state standards, college programs, and/or curriculum.