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2014-2015 Catalog & Student Handbook 
2014-2015 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Transfer, A.S.

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Program outcomes: Students successfully completing this program will have completed a core of courses that satisfies general education requirements for the first two years of study at most regionally accredited colleges and  universities. Most students will acquire sufficient knowledge that the institutional average score of graduating students on recognized tests of general education competencies will equal or exceed the national average among institutions of similar description and mission.

This program is designed for students who intend to transfer to senior institutions of higher education to complete requirements for Bachelor of Science degrees. The general transfer major is subdivided into different emphases. Students desiring other curricula (e.g. history, communications, psychology, human services, etc.) may design their own programs within the framework of the following general requirements. Those students desiring to transfer upon completion of the Associate of Science degree should consult the academic advisor and refer to the senior institution catalog before beginning one of the emphases.

Summary of Required General Education Hours

Courses in each general education category must be selected from the list in the General Education Program .

Course Semester Hours
Communication 9 hours
Humanities and/or Fine Arts 9 hours
     (at least one literature course)  
Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 hours
1History Sequence 6 hours
Natural Sciences 8 hours
Mathematics 3 hours
2Electives 19 hours
Total 60

1Students who seek an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree should take the history sequence required by the senior institution. To transfer to a TBR university, students should take a six-hour sequence in American History. One course in Tennessee History may be substituted for one course in American History. To transfer to a UT system institution, students should refer to the articulation agreement with that particular college.

2Content and/or assignments for these courses may require the use of computers, media equipment or access to the Internet. If you believe you might lack the technical skills necessary to succeed in class, advise the instructor immediately. In consultation with the instructor you may consider exploring one of the following options: the eLearning Lab, library resources, the Reading and Writing Center or taking a computer class for credit.

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