Welcome to Advanced College Credit at Clackamas Community College High school students in Clackamas County, across Oregon and Nationally are receiving college credits through various accelerated learning programs. Below is a link to a video highlighting some of the ways you can get a jump start on your college education and future career. Advanced College is a dual credit program at Clackamas Community College that allows students to earn both high school and college credit for some of their high school courses that have been reviewed and approved by faculty at Clackamas Community College. By the time these students graduate from high school they already have a head start on college credits at a cost far below regular college tuition prices, saving both time and money when they start their next steps after graduation. Two courses are said to be "articulated" when the high school college-level course has the same student learning outcomes, curriculum content and rigor of assessment as the college course. Course titles may differ between the high school college-level course and the articulated college course, but the course materials, content and instructional quality are consistent with (or "articulated" with) courses offered by the community college. Because of this articulation, a student should be able to transition smoothly to the next level of college courses.Since Advanced College Credit courses are the result of an alignment between high school college-level courses and college courses at the community college, not all high school courses are eligible.Please visit our High Schools page for the courses available at each high school we work with. Our Purpose The purpose of the Advanced College Credit Program is to provide eligible high school students the opportunity to experience more challenging coursework and to begin earning college credit while still enrolled in high school. The advanced college credits earned in high school can apply to certificates and degrees at Clackamas Community College, or they may be transferrable directly to other colleges and universities. With credit earned through the ACC program it may be possible to complete a certificate or degree in less time or provide scheduling flexibility for study abroad or service learning opportunities. Please note: It is always up to the receiving institution on how and if credit will apply to their degree programs, so be sure to check with your specific school. For a list of colleges and universities that have accepted ACC/College Now credit in transfer click here High School Partners We currently partner with over twenty high schools. View the high schools and the courses offered at each high school. Student Success Stories Read our student success stories on how ACC has helped students in the past. If you would like to share your own story of how ACC help you toward early degree completion or in other ways, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Clackamas Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin/ancestry, disability, family relationship or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. The college’s commitment to nondiscrimination applies to curriculum activity and all aspects of operation of the college.