Jul 22, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog SVC 
2021-2022 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College and Career Bridge (CCB)

The College and Career Bridge program puts students on a pathway toward their desired college major and career. Adults returning to school after a break of several years or who are seeking to improve academic skills receive quality and supportive instruction to help gain the reading, writing, math, and academic skills needed to succeed in college level courses.

Course options

On Ramp

Improve foundational reading and writing skills while learning about topics that move you toward meeting your goal whether it be high school completion or preparing to enter a college certificate or degree program.

College and Workforce Prep Academy

Improve academic readiness through mastering critical thinking, reading and writing skills to prepare to enter a college program while exploring certificate and degree options in your area of interest. Successful completion of CWPA helps students earn English competency toward a high school diploma; prepares students for enrollment in I-BEST; and prepares students for transition to a college certificate or degree program.


Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) pairs a professional or technical program with Adult Basic Education courses; including reading, writing, and math skills. I-BEST provides educational access and support for students to progress further and faster along career pathways.​​


Integrated pre-college math prepares students for entry into WMATH 100 - Professional Technical Applied Math  or MATH 097 - Beginning Algebra  in a supportive student friendly environment.

How to Register for Classes

Option 1: If you are not ready to enter a college program but know that you want to improve your reading, writing and /or math skills enroll as follows:

  • Mount Vernon Campus: New students register for CCB 010 - CCB Orientation . Orientation classes are held the week before classes start. Assistance in registering is available in Lewis Hall at the Admissions Desk or in room L127.
  • Oak Harbor Campus: Students should enroll in the CCB course offered that quarter. Assistance in registering is available Old Main at the Admissions Desk

Option 2: If you know what college program you want to pursue follow the SVC application process, click here for more information. As you go through the admissions and advising process counselors will help you enroll in the classes right for you.

What is the Cost?

CCB, On Ramp, and CWPA tuition is $25 per quarter. You may take more than one CCB class at no extra costA tuition waiver is available for those who qualify.

Students enrolled in I-BEST pay regular tuition for the college courses, but do not pay for the CCB support class. Financial aid may be available for those who qualify.

Course Descriptions