College Credit Plus is the
dual-enrollment program in Ohio that provides students in grades
7-12 the opportunity to earn college and high school credits at
the same time by taking courses through Central Ohio Technical
College. The purpose of this program is to enhance students’
career readiness and postsecondary success, while providing a
wide variety of options to college-ready students, at no
cost to students and families.
Students have the opportunity to participate in College Credit
Plus (CCP) with Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) in
three different ways:
COTC college courses are taught by high school teachers at
the high school. (Partnering high school)
COTC college courses are taught by COTC faculty at the high
school. (Partnering high school)
COTC college courses are taught by COTC faculty at any of
COTC’s four campuses and/or online.
CCP Student Guide to learn more about steps to enroll and
pathways students can pursue to get an early start on college.
CCP State of Ohio Updates
New CCP Requirements – House Bill 110
As of October 1, 2021, colleges and universities and secondary
schools must provide information about mature subject matter in
college courses to students and parents or guardians.
Based on legislature in House Bill 110, now part of Ohio
Revised Code 3365.035: the subject matter of a course
enrolled in under the College Credit Plus program may include
mature subject matter or materials, including those of a graphic,
explicit, violent, or sexual nature, that will not be modified
based upon the College Credit Plus enrollee participation
regardless of where course instruction occurs.
CCP students and parents/guardians will (both) be required to
sign a Mature Subject Matter Permission Slip acknowledging college
courses may include “mature subject matter” as
defined in Ohio Revised Code 3365.035.
Additionally, as part of the enrollment process, CCP
students will be required to answer a couple of questions on a
form related to college courses potentially including “mature
CCP students (and/or parents/guardians) can request to review a
course syllabus to preview learning goals, objectives,
assignments, and potential for the course to include “mature
subject matter” prior to registering for a COTC class by
Policy changes have been made by the State of Ohio due to
COVID-19. New students for the 20-21/21-22 school year are
eligible to participate in CCP if they have a high school
(unweighted) GPA of 3.0 or higher.
COTC is providing placement testing for students on a
limited basis for eligibility and admission consideration to
CCP. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we prefer to test
students remotely; however, some on-campus testing is available
if needed.Connect with an Admissions
Representative to determine whether you need placement testing: