Academic Related Courses (ACA)

Academic Related Courses (ACA)

Central Piedmont's Academic Related Courses (ACA) courses help you achieve academic and transfer success. Classes are offered at all Central Piedmont campuses and online in a variety of 4, 8, 12, and 16- week formats to meet your needs.

What You Will Learn

Learn college study and other skills to help you succeed at Central Piedmont and go on to transfer to a four-year institution.

Apply for the ACA Scholarship

Why Choose Central Piedmont

We offer all students a real-world, hands-on, well-rounded education in order to provide the foundational skills and knowledge you need to succeed in any career.

Real World Education

At Central Piedmont, your education goes beyond what you learn in class. We offer numerous opportunities for you to enhance your learning — and to make friends, network, and pursue your passions — through clubs and organizations, sports, events and activities, leadership opportunities, job experience, volunteer experiences, visual and performing arts, and even international experiences.

What We Offer

  • Available Courses, Locations, and Delivery Methods

    For a full listing and descriptions of ACA courses, please visit the college catalog. Course offerings and availability are subject to change from semester to semester. Always confirm where and how (in-person, online, or combined) ACA courses are available for upcoming semesters.

    Visiting Students

    If you wish to transfer course credit back to your home institution, explore how to enroll at Central Piedmont as a visiting student.

    Corporate and Continuing Education

    Central Piedmont's Corporate and Continuing Education provides non-credit, non-degree courses and programs, including job skills, industry-focused career training, certificates, certifications, professional licensure, and personal enrichment. Day, evening, weekend, and online opportunities are available.

    College and Career Readiness

    If you are looking for programs to gain the knowledge or skills necessary to finish a high school degree or to get a job, visit Central Piedmont's College and Career Readiness.

    College Credit for High School Students

    Visit Career & College Promise to learn about opportunities for high school students to earn college credit at Central Piedmont.

  • Explore Careers

    Taking ACA courses at Central Piedmont can give you the knowledge and foundation you need to succeed. Visit Career Coach for detailed career opportunities, salary information, and job openings.