Registering for Next Year's Classes
Click the links below to see information about registering for courses for next year.
The Program of Studies lists and describes all of the courses available to high school students in UCPS.
2021 - 2022 Program of Studies in Spanish - Coming Soon!
Union County Public Schools offers many resources to assist students with becoming college-ready. In addition, students are provided opportunities to earn college credit while in high school. An overview of these opportunities is provided below.
Advanced Placement (AP)
Career & College Promise (CCP)
*Some courses are only available for certain grade levels. This can vary by school.
9-12: CTE Credentialing Pathway
11-12: College Transfer Pathway
*There are state requirements to be part of this program. Check with the school counselor for more information.
Process for Earning Credit
There is a national exam administered in early May. Students who score 3, 4, or 5 may be eligible to earn college credits. Each college has their own policy around awarding credit. All UNC system schools award some type of credit for a score of 3 or higher.
Students who pass the course will earn credit. What that credit counts for in college will be determined by the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.
Cost to Students
The state of NC pays for the national exam. UCPS pays for textbooks. There is no cost for students.
UCPS pays all textbooks and fees for students. Tuition is paid for by the state of NC. There is no cost for students.
Effect on GPA
Students receive one additional quality point for each AP course.
Students receive one additional quality point for some CCP courses. Check with the school counselor to inquire about specific courses.