Early College Pioneers

Lawrence County

BC3 is partnering with Lawrence County School Districts to offer the Early College Pioneers Program (ECP) for the 2022-2023 academic year.

High School Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors... Jump start your college education!

Earn college credits that are transferrable toward a BC3 degree or certificate program. Credits are also recognized by many four-year colleges or universities.

Location & Format

Students will meet in-person for class in a computer lab at their high school. Instruction is delivered by a BC3 instructor in a live remote format via GoToMeeting. Instruction will also be delivered online via Blackboard. 


Open to students attending any high school located in Lawrence County.

Class Schedule

Monday - Thursday
8:09 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. 

Classes will follow the BC3 academic calendar.


Fall 2022 Semester 

Spring 2023

Class Dates September 6 - December 2 January 30 - May 1
Finals Week December 5 - 10 May 2 - 8

College Writing*

General Psychology 

Research Writing 









*ACCUPLACER Next Generation Score: Reading 256+ AND Writing 256+
Information and study resources for the ACCUPLACER Next Generation placement test.

*SAT/ACT Score: SAT EBRW 500+ OR ACT English 21+
SAT/ACT scores must either be included on the student's official transcript or an official score report can be emailed from the school guidance counselor to the Assistant Director of High School Programming. Students can also select BC3 to receive an official score report at the time of testing or visit any BC3 campus to print their official score report. Copies in the mail, screenshots, or emails from the student cannot be accepted.

Bonus Workshops

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New students should complete BC3’s application for High School Programming. Students can work with their high school counselor to register for courses. All students will complete a registration form.

Applications and registration forms are available at the high school guidance office. Completed forms are due to the high school guidance office prior to May 2, 2022.

ENGL 101: College Writing may require the student to take a placement exam or provide proof of qualifying SAT/ACT scores. Placement testing information will be emailed to the student via the email address provided on their application.

Tuition & Fees 

$414 per 3-credit course*

Textbooks and materials for each course are covered by the BC3 Education Foundation for the ECP Program for Lawrence County (A $125-$155 value). 

* Tuition & fees listed are for the 21-22 academic year. Tuitions & fees for the 22-23 academic year will be finalized in June 2022. 

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