What is T-2-4 Ready?
When we are talking about T-2-4 ready, what are we really saying? Fundamentally, a T-2-4 ready student will have achieved the academic preparedness necessary to successfully enroll in and complete the post-secondary option of their choice. That is why SBISD educators want to ensure every student graduates from high school ready to meet the challenges of a college curriculum or the demands of an increasingly knowledge-based workforce. Start planning now!
What Are My T-2-4 Options?
|T||Technical Training & Trade Certificates||Credentials in the “T” category are commonly offered at community colleges. Students electing this path of higher education are prepared for the workforce with training in a specific trade career and/or certification in a technical field of study. Credentials in this category typically require anywhere from 14 weeks to 18 months of study and/or hands-on training. With a few exceptions, credits earned in this category are not typically transferable to a 4-year college or university.|
|2||2-Year Associate Degree||Degrees in the “2” category are commonly offered at community colleges. Students electing this path of higher education are prepared for careers in a wide range of industry fields or use this as a starting point for transfer to a 4-year college or university. Credentials in this category typically require at least 2 years of study. Degree seekers must meet certain academic standards to earn credit for their coursework toward degree completion and must verify the transferability of coursework if planning for a 4-year degree.
Examples of 2-year degree programs include:
|4||4-Year Bachelor’s Degree||Degrees in the “4” category are commonly offered at public and private 4-year colleges and universities. Students electing this path of higher education are prepared for careers in a wide range of fields as well as for continuing study for Master’s and Doctoral degrees. Credentials in this category typically require at least 4 years of study. Prospective students seeking a 4-year degree must meet certain admission criteria before enrolling in a college or university. Admission standards vary greatly among institutions across the nation. Most colleges and universities offer hundreds of degrees with the opportunity to choose from and combine different majors and minors of study.
Examples of 4-year degree programs include:
Examples of military options: