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2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Information Systems - A.S. (TTP)


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The Information Systems A.S. (TTP - Tennessee Transfer Path) degree emphasis is a two-year program for students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Technology/Systems.Upon completion of the Bachelor degree, the graduate could be expected to assume responsibilities represented by titles including computer programmer, network administrator, or web developer.

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)


  • University Parallel Electives Credits: (4) ²

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Additional Transfer Information:


¹Students who plan to transfer to the University of Tennessee must complete MATH 2050, Calculus-based Probability and Statistics.

²Students who plan to transfer to Austin Peay State University, East Tennessee State University, and the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, must complete CISP 1010, 1020, Computer Science I & II (Programming) instead of INFS 1010, Computer Applications, and electives.  For these students, the total hours in the Area of Emphasis will be 20 hours and total degree Hours will be 61.

NOTE:  Students following this Information Systems Universal Transfer Path who are committed to transferring to Austin Peay State University, East Tennessee State University, or the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, must meet with their advisor concerning the CISP 1010 and 1020 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 B.S. Degree Experienced Salary Median
Computer Programmer $42,470 $72,980
Network Administrator $42,470 $68,650
Web Developer $31,200 $53,370

 

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.

DegreeWorks, 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 DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (4) ²

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