Student Requests for Course Recognition

Student Requests for Course Recognition

Student Requests for Course Recognition

Roles with Access:  Student

Students have the option to request recognition for specific NAF-approved programs. Students may combine selected Advanced Placement (AP), Dual Enrollment, NFTE, or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses with at least two NAF or one approved Cisco, PLTW, Paxton-Patterson, or STEM Academy course. Students must attain a C or higher in the course in order to be eligible for NAFTrack Certification. Please see the NAF Pathways to Certification document within ASH for more information regarding this policy. Standalone NAF-approved third-party courses are shown below. Contact naftrackcertification@naf.org for any questions regarding NAFTrack Certification course eligibility.
 
Advanced Placement
  • AP Bio Health Sciences
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Computer Sciences Principles
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP Physics C: Mechanics
  • AP Psychology 
  • AP Statistics
Cambridge
  • Level Accounting
  • Level Business
  • Design and Technology
  • Level Economics
  • Level Food Studies
  • Level Travel and Tourism 
Cisco
  • CCNA R&S: Introduction to Networks
  • CCNA R&S: Routing and Switching Essentials
  • CCNA Security
  • CPA: Programming Essentials in C++
  • IT Essentials: CompTIA A+
  • NDG Linux Essentials
Hospitality and Tourism Management Program
  • Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Management
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
  • Technology for Hospitality and Tourism
Intellitek
  • Additive Manufacturing 1
  • Additive Manufacturing 2
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Subtractive Manufacturing 1
  • Subtractive Manufacturing 2 
International Baccalaureate
  • Business Management
  • Computer Science
  • Design Technology
  • Economics
  • Information Technology in a Global Society
  • Physics
  • Sports, Exercise, and Health Science
NFTE
  • Entrepreneurship 1
  • Entrepreneurship 2
  • Owning Your Future
Paxton Patterson
  • AOE Course 1
  • AOE Course 2
  • AOE Course 3
  • AOE Course 4
  • AOHS Course 1
  • AOHS Course 2
  • Foundations of Engineering Tech I
  • Foundations of Engineering Tech II
Project Lead the Way
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biomedical Innovation
  • Biotechnical Engineering
  • Capstone Course: Computational Problem Solving
  • Civil Engineering and Architecture
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Science Principles
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital Electronics
  • Engineering Design and Development
  • Environmental Sustainability 
  • Human Body Systems
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Medical Interventions
  • Principles of Engineering
  • Principles of Biomedical Sciences
  • Simulation and Modeling
STEM 101
  • 3D Solid Modeling
  • Architecture and Construction Management featuring Green Methods
  • Design for Manufacturing
  • Engineering Technology
  • Foundations in Biotechnology
  • Foundations of Technology
  • General Fabrication Methods
  • Green Building Science
  • Green Methods
  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Introduction to Renewable Energy
  • Materials Science
  • Principles of Engineering
Dual Enrollment

Academies can request that NAF approve dual enrollment courses to count toward NAFTrack certification. Dual enrollment and early college courses may be offered directly by the college and its faculty or by high school teachers approved by the college. NAF approves up to six college credits in career-related courses toward NAFTrack. The sponsoring college or university must be accredited. 

Dual enrollment courses must provide content directly connected to the career theme and involve applied career skills or content. Basic skills courses, remedial courses, courses relating to a particular software suite, and those that fulfill common general education requirements, while helpful to students in their college and career preparation, do not meet this test. 

Some commonly requested courses that do not meet the requirements for NAFTrack Certification include statistics, communication, biology, Microsoft Office, computer literacy, and composition courses.

Advance notice of the offered courses is required so NAF can determine if they are career oriented. Basic skills or general education courses will not be approved. Approval may take up to 14 days.

Once a course at a specific institution has been approved, students from any academy who take the same dual enrollment or early college course from that college or university may request credit for that course. See a full listing of currently approved courses in the “ACCESS RESOURCES” section of NAFTrack Certification. 
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