Career and Technical Education Programs

A career and technical education (CTE) program –                                             

  1. incorporates secondary education and postsecondary education elements; 
  2. includes coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant career and technical content in a coordinated, non-duplicative progression of courses that align secondary education with postsecondary education to adequately prepare students to succeed in postsecondary education;
  3. may include the opportunity for secondary education students to participate in dual or concurrent enrollment programs or other ways to acquire postsecondary credits; and
  4. leads to an industry-recognized credential or certificate at the postsecondary level, or an associate or baccalaureate degree.                                                                                                                                          

In addition, CTE programs must meet the programmatic requirements for size, scope and quality.                                                                                                                     

  1. Size: Postsecondary eligible recipients must provide an opportunity for students to become CTE concentrators.
  2. Scope: Postsecondary CTE programs must align with business and industry as validated by a local or regional business advisory committee.
  3. Quality: Postsecondary eligible recipients must provide students with an opportunity to earn an industry certification, program certificate, and/or licensure approved by the state AND postsecondary recipients must provide students with the opportunity to participate in a CTE program that is classified as High-Skill, High-Wage, and/or High-Demand

CTE Programs at BRCC include:


Accounting & Accounting Enrolled Agent
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Airframe Mechanic
Automotive Technology
Aviation Maintenance Technician
Business Administration (Entrepreneurship & Management Concentrations)
Care and Development of Young Children
Computer Science
Computer Network
Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts and Occupations
Customer Service
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Diesel Heavy Truck Technology
Drafting and Design Technology
Entertainment Technologies
Graphic Arts
Medical Assistant
Paralegal Studies
Pharmacy Technician
Powerplant Mechanic
Practical Nursing Program (PN)
Process Technology
Registered Nursing (RN)
Retail Manager
Sterile Processing Basics Course
Surgical Technology
Veterinary Technology