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Who may participate in this pilot program?
For Academic/School Year 2013-14, the third year of the pilot, up to 60 seniors from the 10 participating O'ahu high schools (Campbell, Farrington, Kaimuki, Kapolei, McKinley, Nanakuli, Pearl City, Roosevelt, Wai'anae, and Waipahu) may enroll as full-time students at Honolulu, Kapi'olani, and Leeward Community Colleges. (Sophomores and juniors may prepare to participate in the program in their senior year by completing any necessary prerequisite English and math requirements.) Honolulu CC requires placement into English 22/60 and Math 24/50/53 before starting any Jump Start program.

Special Eligibility Requirements and Costs - O'ahu
Additional costs and requirements for programs are provided below.

Honolulu CC

Recommended HonCC Programs Approximate Costs for 2-year Program
Tools & Supplies Books
Administration of Justice (AJ) $400 Approximately $400 per semester, or $800 per year.
Auto Body Repair and Painting (ABRP) * $2,000
Carpentry Technology (CARP) $650
Communication Arts (CA) $2,000
Computing, Electronics, & Networking Technology (CENT) $1,000 - $2,000
Early Childhood Education (ED) $500
Fashion Technology (FT) $1,000 – $2,000
Music & Entertainment Learning Experience (MELE) $250 - $500
Sheet Metal and Plastics (SMP) $560
Welding Technology (WELD) $500

* This program also requires Respirator use clearance.

Kapi'olani CC

Recommended KapCC Programs Approximate Costs for 2-year Program
Tools & Supplies Books
Accounting (ACC) Approximately $100 for face-to-face courses; * Approximately $300 per semester, or $600 per year. 

Textbooks for Business courses may cost an additional $100 - $200 per year.
Marketing (MKT) Approximately $200
Paralegal (LAW) Approximately $200 for face-to-face courses; *
Culinary (CULN) Approximately $350.00 for uniform/knife kit set

*** $1,000-$2000+ for online courses (includes access to personal computer and related software and/or user licenses; excludes cost for internet access)

Leeward CC

Recommended LeeCC Programs Approximate Costs for 2-year Program
Tools & Supplies Books
Accounting (ACC) $0 Approximately $450 per semester, or $900 per year.
Automotive Technology (AMT) $1,875 - $1,985
Culinary Arts (CULN) $400
Digital Media (DMED) $800 - $1000
Information & Computer Science (ICS) $50
Television Production (TVPR) $475


 

 

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