Bridge Program - Coastal Carolina University
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Bridge Program

 
  • Daphne Holland, Ph.D.
    Associate Provost for Student Success
    Coastal Carolina University
    Kearns Hall 105
    843-349-6901
    bridgeprogram@coastal.edu
  • Cynthia Johnston, Ph.D.
    Assistant Vice President for Recruitment and Engagement
    Horry Georgetown Technical College
    843-349-7835
    cynthia.johnston@hgtc.edu

 

The HGTC/CCU Bridge Program is a year-long, comprehensive, rigorous, residential program that prepares students for the rigorous curriculum at CCU. The Bridge Program provides an opportunity for participants to improve their academic skills and meet the admission requirements of Coastal Carolina University.

Bridge students take all their courses on the HGTC campus, but are also enrolled in the CCU UNIV-110 course in the Fall semester and CCU UNIV-154 in the Spring semester. These classes are included in the program without additional charge.  UNIV-110 is a CCU graduation requirement in which students must earn a minimum grade of C.

By the end of the fall semester, students must earn a minimum of 6 transferable credit hours and achieve 2.0 GPA in order to remain in the Bridge Program. Students not meeting these requirements may be ineligible to remain in the Bridge Program and campus housing after the fall semester.

By the end of spring semester, students must earn a minimum of 21 transferable credit hours and achieve a 2.25 GPA from HGTC in order to successfully transfer over to CCU for Fall. Students earning a minimum of 21 transferable credit hours and achieve at least a 3.0 GPA from HGTC, may be eligible for a scholarship once enrolled full-time at Coastal Carolina University.