Oct 31, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

International Affairs - A.A. (TTP)


For more information on this program, contact the Social Science and Education division at 615-230-3231.

International Affairs offers students an opportunity to learn about the world.  It provides an opportunity to study history, geography, culture, and economics.

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) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/testing.

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Foreign Language [Two Semester Sequence in a Single Foreign Language] Credits: (6)²
  • University Parallel Electives Credits: (7)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


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 http://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
Social, Community, and Service Manager $37,140 $60,920
Geographers $48,020 $76,860
Regulatory Affairs Managers $42,100 $79,930

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)


  • Foreign Language (Two Semester Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3)²
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Foreign Language (Two Semester Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3)²

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • 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)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (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)

Footnotes


¹ Check the institution and program to which you intend to transfer for guidance when selecting area of emphasis requirements.

² University majors in International Affairs may need to be at or above the 2000 level competency of a foreign language to earn the Bachelor of Arts degree.