SOAR

Students Occupationally and Academically Ready

If you're a high school student, you can earn free college credit at BC3 for what you study at a vo-tech or career and technical center, and be prepared for college and tomorrow's in-demand, high-wage careers.

SOAR Benefits

How to get started with SOAR

To earn SOAR credits you must submit a BC3 Application for Admission along with a one-time, non-refundable $25 fee. Then select BC3 program of study that corresponds to your high school program.

To take advantage of SOAR, you must be a graduate from one of the Career & Technical High School programs listed below in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, or 2023.

High School Programs
BC3 Programs

POS 01B Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

52.0302; Up to 9 credits

Accounting, AAS

ACCT 203-Financial Accounting, 3 credits

ACCT 231-Payroll Accounting, 3 credits

COMP 210-Intro to Microcomputing, 3 credits

POS 11B Commercial and Advertising Art

50.0402; Up to 9 credits

Graphic Design, AAS

ARTS 101-Introduction to Art, 3 credits

ARTS 102-Drawing, 3 credits

COMM 214-Intro to Graphic Arts Production, 3 credits

POS 12B Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

11.0901; Up to 10 credits

CIS: Networking & Cybersecurity, AAS

COMP 101-Computer Information Systems, 3 credits

COMP 211-Networking 1, 3 credits

COMP 215-PC Management Techniques 1, 4 credits

POS 20B Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

48.0501; Up to 9 credits

Machine Tool Technology, Certificate

DRFT 114-Blueprint Reading, 3 credits

MACH 111-Lathe 1, 3 credits

MACH 131-Mill 1, 3 credits

POS 08B Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

52.0401; Up to 9 credits

Office Administration - Executive, AAS

OADM 107-Document Formatting with Keyboarding, 3 credits

OADM 204-Business Communications and Procedures, 3 credits

OADM 228, Microsoft PowerPoint, 3 credits