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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

English - A.A. (TTP)


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The English Department focuses on developing students’ ability to read critically, to analyze, synthesize and evaluate ideas, and to write effectively for a variety of electronic and traditional media. The Associate of Art in English is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree in English, Literature, or related fields.

Transfer Options
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program. 

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  •  Foreign Language [Two-year Sequence in Single Foreign Language] Credits: (12)
  •  Elective Credits: (1)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy

Career and Salary Information


 The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

 

Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Editor $24,540 $75,390
High School Teacher $35,330 $67,120
Writer & Author $17,680 $74,530

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

Degree Works, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the Degree Works audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Foreign Language (Two Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3) 
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Mathematics (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (13)


  • Elective Credits: (1)
  • Foreign Language (Two Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3) 
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)                                    

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • English (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • Foreign Language (Two Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3) 
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature Course - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • English (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • Foreign Language (Two Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3) 
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

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