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This pathway is designed to provide students with a more advanced look at the sports & entertainment industry. Students will be exposed to new industry advancements like NIL (name, image & likeness), e-sports, and advanced digital marketing.

Course Sequence

Sports & Event Marketing I

Sports & Event Marketing II

Sports & Event Marketing III


Articulated credit is earned as a result of a student passing the designated CMS CTE course(s) with a final letter grade of a B or higher AND a score of 93 or higher on the NC administered end of course exam. In some cases students must show proficiency in multiple courses plus a certification in order to receive articulated credit. In some cases, there are options. Be sure to pay attention to the AND and OR statements. College articulated courses DO NOT show on a high school or college transcript. These courses, if the criteria is met, will be waived from the applicable program of study through Central Piedmont Community College.


Industry Certification

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List of schools

Cochrane Collegiate Academy Butler High School East Mecklenburg High School Hopewell High School iMeck at Cochrane Independence High School Julius Chambers Mallard Creek High School Myers Park High School North Mecklenburg High School Olympic High School Palisades High School Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology Rocky River High School South Mecklenburg High School West Charlotte High School West Mecklenburg High School

College and Career Promise

Career & College Promise Dual Enrollment gives eligible North Carolina high school students the opportunity to get a “jump start” and earn college credit toward a two-year or four-year degree at Central Piedmont while still in high school. Tuition free. Click here to learn more.

What Should I Do Next?

Take the Junior Achievement Career Quiz here.

Talk to the Pathway Development Coordinator or Counselor at your school!