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CTE Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: What is Career & Technical Education?

A: Career & Technical Education at Sierra College is a group of programs that prepares students for entry into professional level employment opportunities, typically within one to four semesters. Find out more about our programs.

Q: Can I get college credit for some of my high school classes?

A: Through a process called 2+2 Articulation, students successfully completing an articulated course while attending high school can, upon enrolling at Sierra (and meeting specific course or unit requirements), be awarded college units for that course and are released from pre-requisite requirements in sequential courses. See 2+2 Articulation for more information.

Q: How do I know which of my high school classes will qualify for college credit?

A: The list of courses from high schools in the Sierra College local area that can be articulated for college credit at Sierra College is available along with guidelines and a credit petition form. See the articulation course list for more information.

Q: Is the CTE Program only for newly graduated high school students?

A: Our programs are designed for a wide range of students. Our programs are not only designed for those students who want to earn a degree or certificate or who plan to transfer to a 4-year University, but also for lifelong learners and working professionals who want to update their skills. Find out more about CTE.

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