Tech-Track/Dual Credit

Tech-Track is a federally funded program that provides a seamless transition from secondary education to post-secondary education. It was developed by Chattanooga State and funded in part through ​The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) Tech-Track provides opportunities for students to receive college credit, free of charge, for approved courses completed while still in high school.

To take advantage of this dual credit, students must

  • Pass (70%) an articulation evaluation created by Chattanooga State instructors or predetermined industry certification  
  • Submit a College Credit Application
  • Attend Chattanooga State Community College
  • Apply for dual credit within 2 years of high school graduation

Course availability is flexible with current course offerings including:

  • DD 114 CAD ENGR DRAWING
  • ET 115 COMPUTERS IN ENGINEERING
  • DD 243 SOLIDWORDS 1
  • COMM 2020 TELEVISION PRODUCTION
  • BUSN 1305 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
  • CULA 1200 SANITATION AND SAFETY
  • CULA 1320 CULINARY 1
  • ENST 1370 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES
  • EETC 2216 SOLAR ENERGY
  • BUSN 1300 PERSONAL FINANCE
  • WELD 1060 WELDING PRINCIPLES
  • CITC 1302 INTRO TO NETWORKING
  • CI 132 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND METHODS
  • CITC 1301 INTRO TO PROGRAMMING LOGIC AND DESIGN
  • GATP 1310 DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS
  • ENST 1350 INDUSTRIAL SAFETY
  • ECED 1310 INTRO TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

**Dual enrollment is also available for all high school students. The dual enrollment program allows a high school student to enroll in Chattanooga State and begin taking college courses. Find more information at  Early College.