A college credential for students who have successfully completed designated medium-term career and technical education credit course sequences which provide them with entry level skills or job upgrading. These course sequences shall be at least 24 credit hours, but may not exceed 51 credit hours (unless external employment requirements exceed this number). Appropriate to the CTE program, the CA may include General Education courses that meet industry requirements. The issuance of a CA requires that the student’s work has been evaluated and stated outcomes have been met. The issuance of a CA requires that the student must earn a cumulative 2.0 GPA or better for all courses required in the certificate.