Chico State "High School Scholars Program" allows current juniors or seniors with a 3.0 GPA to take up to two courses for a nominal fee. Student must attend a mandatory orientation in December. More information is available in the counseling office.
Educational Talent Search (ETS)
Educational Talent Search is a federally funded, national TRiO program that is committed to prepare and motivate low-income, first generation junior high and high school students for success in postsecondary education. ETS seeks students who have the desire, ability, and motivation to excel in their education. Joining ETS implies students and their parents are willing to make a commitment to their future.
Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. Upward Bound is a year-round program geared towards students with academic potential who are interested in pursuing a college education. Please see your counselor or visit the Upward Bound website if you are interested and would like to see if you may qualify from this program.
CCC has 116 colleges that prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities or offers a career technical degree to prepare students for the workforce.
Two types of guaranteed admission to either a CSU or UC are offered:
Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT) - sometimes called a Degree with a Guarantee — students who meet the CSU’s minimum eligibility requirements are guaranteed priority admission to a CSU campus, though not necessarily to a particular campus or major.
Transfer admission guarantee (TAG) - Six UC campuses offer the Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) program for California community college students who meet specific requirements.
Naviance offers a series of career assessments that help students discover multiple career options, and plan their career paths based on general areas of interest, and the level of education and training required to achieve their individual goals and objectives. These tools allow students to realize their goals, skills, knowledge, values, constraints and interests to help them make better academic decisions. During this process, students gain a clear understanding of the academic preparation required to pursue careers that are likely to be fulfilling to them.
This guide provides information and state-by-state listings of healthcare and nursing programs for high school and pre-nursing students. For students interested in learning about healthcare careers and work environments, these programs offer an inside look at health professional jobs, including nurses.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Information on a variety of academic fields - Browse by highest paying, fastest growing, projected new careers/jobs, and the field of degree/major as it pertains to the career title.
Butte County CTE / ROP provides high quality career technical programs that prepare students for industry employment in careers such as Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, Dental Assistant, CVA and Professional Welding.