Pathways to Technology Early College HS magnet
What is P-TECH?
What Degrees can you earn in PTECH?
Associate of Applied Science in Software Programming and Developing.
This degree prepares students for specific career/technical skills & employability. The requirements for the Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S) are not always fully transferable. Each four year university will decided what technical courses from this degree they will or will not accept.
What are the benefits?
Earn up to 60 college credit hours. Core classes are fully transferable to any Texas University and beyond. Technical college credit hours vary upon the University.
Learn from specifically selected teachers & rigorous college professors from Dallas College.
Complete four years of high school and two years of college in only four years.
Receive individualized academic, transfer and career advising.
Work with Industry Professionals and Partners of RHS
Specific student skills will be highlighted with industry certificates in their related fields.
This opportunity is free to the students and will include internships with our industry partnerships. These experiences can lead to paid internships or employment immediately after high school.
Transportation is provided to all students in the PTECH program.
Access the college experience early and take college courses now.
What other offerings are available to me in the PTECH program?
AP and Dual Credit classes
Participation in Athletics teams as the students schedule allows
Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses as the students schedule allows
College, Career & Military Readiness (CCMR) programs
Visual and Performing Arts Programs as the students schedule allows
Magnet Application Process and Timelines
While thre are no testing requirements for the Magnet programs at Rowlett HS, requirements vary by program across the district and can include test scores, grades, art/music assessments and more. For more information about the magnet application process and timelines, please visit the Garland ISD website.
How to Apply
Please follow these steps to apply for magnet programs:
- Log in to Skyward Family Access during the application period (timeline available here).
- Choose the "online forms" option.
- Complete all required information.
- Apply for one or two different magnet programs.
If you are not currently a Garland ISD student, you must enroll before you can access the magnet application.
For additional information about the ECHS & PTECH, please contact Tanika Haggan at 972-463-1712 ext. 62523.
All Magnet Programs Represented at Rowlett HS (magnet application required for all programs)
Find out more about RHS course and magnet offerings:
- Can PTECH students still participate in extracurricular activities?
- What does the preferred candidate look like?
- Who can apply?
- How do I apply?
- What supports are offered to students taking advanced coursework?
- Who can I contact at Rowlett for more information about the PTECH Program?
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