Nov 28, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Administration - A.S. (TTP)

For more information on this program, contact the Business and Technology division at 615-230-3301 or at

The Business Administration A.S. (TTP - Tennessee Transfer Path) degree emphasis is a two-year program for students planning to pursue a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Upon completion of the Bachelor degree, the graduate could be expected to assume responsibilities represented by titles including Logistics Manger, Emergency Management Directors.  Graduates will be able to enter numerous fields of business.

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

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)

  • University Parallel Electives Credits: (4)   [Freshman required to take FYEX 1030 and 1040 must complete both of these courses as 3 out of the 4 elective hours.] 4

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)**

** All Business Administration A.S. freshmen entering Vol State Fall 2020 or after that have not completed at least 15 college-level credit hours with a 3.0 or higher inclusive GPA must take FYEX 1030 and 1040.

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 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
Medical & Health Services Managers $54,670 $87,960
Emergency Management Dir. $39,750 $69,390
Risk Management Specialists $31,920 $57,700
Logistics Managers $42,100 $77,490
Credit Counselors $22,610 $36,960
Clinical Data Managers $50,740 $66,640
Info. Tech. Project Managers $36,840 $74,730
Property, Real Estate, & Comm. Assoc. Managers $26,240 $46,360
Transportation, Storage & Distribution Managers $42,100 $77,490
General & Operational Managers $37,540 $86,380
Lodging Managers $31,980 $42,830
Adm. Services Managers $38,400 $74,540

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 (14.5)

  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (1)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (13.5)

  • 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 (16)


1 Students transferring to UT Knoxville should complete MATH 2050, Calculus-Based Probability and Statistics.

Students transferring to ETSU, MTSU or Knoxville should take MATH 1630. Students transferring to TSU, TTU, University of Memphis, UT Chattanooga or UT Martin should take a college algebra course.

3 MATH 1830 Applied Calculus or equivalent calculus course is required at ETSU, UT Knoxville, University of Memphis, UT Chattanooga, TSU and TTU. Math 1830 Applied Calculus or equivalent is NOT required at UT Martin, APSU or MTSU.

4 All Business Administration AS (TTP) freshmen entering Vol State Fall 2020 or later that have not completed at least 15 college-level credit hours with a 3.0 or higher inclusive GPA must take FYEX 1030 and 1040.