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CTE Transitions / Credit-By-Exam Articulation

Earn college credit before you get to college!

Erica Olmos
Erica Olmos
Grossmont College
CTE Specialist

Here's What To Do

  • Enroll in a Credit-By-Exam Articulated course.

  • Complete a college application. There are no fees or tuition required.

  • Complete your Credit-By-Exam Articulated course with a "B" or better.

After the end of the semester remember to turn in the Student Petition for Articulated Credit form.

Everything you need to know about CTE Transitions/Credit-By-Exam for GCCCD can be found in the
GCCCD Articulation Handbook 2021-2022

Kick Start Your College Career while still in high school without having to leave your school to do it!

Schools in the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District that participate in the program:

  • El Cajon Valley
  • El Capitan
  • Grossmont Adult       Education
  • Granite Hills
  • Grossmont 
  • Health Occupations Center
  • Helix Charter
  • IDEA
  • Monte Vista
  • Mt. Miguel
  • Mt. Empire
  • Santana
  • Steele Canyon
  • Valhalla
  • West Hills
 Out of district:
  • Escondido
  • Mission Hills
  • Ramona
  • Vista 




The articulated courses are taught at your school by your teachers. Some of the courses you are already signed up for may have CTE college credit available. Ask your teacher or counselor. The free CTE college credits you earn through Credit-By-Exam Articulation apply toward your high school diploma and toward certificates and degrees at Grossmont and Cuyamaca College. Credits may also be transferable to California State Universities. Get a head start on your college program requirements by earning college credits before you even set foot on a college campus. You may even get to bypass some college prerequisites.

Questions? Contact:

CTE Transitions is funded through the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement ACT of 2006
  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District