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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Foreign Language - A.A. (TTP)


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The Foreign Language A.A. degree explores language, culture and communication in the Foreign Language Department. The department offers beginning and intermediate classes in French and Spanish, as well as travel and study abroad for academic credit. The Associate of Art degree is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree in foreign languages 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 a Single foreign Language through the intermediate level or the equivalent]  Credits: (12)
  • University Parallel Electives Credits: (7)

Please check websites of university departments of foreign language for additional information regarding advisement available to students majoring in foreign language.

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


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

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
Translator $22,390 $55,760
Teacher $35,330 $67,120
Court Interpreter $22,390 $55,760

 

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 a single foreign language through the intermediate level of the equivalent) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Foreign Language (Two Year Sequence in a single foreign language through the intermediate level of the equivalent) 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)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Foreign Language (Two Year Sequence in a single foreign language through the intermediate level of the equivalent) 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)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • Foreign Language (Two Year Sequence in a single foreign language through the intermediate level of the equivalent) 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)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

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