Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

English - A.A. (TTP)


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For more information on this program, contact the Humanities division at 615-230-3200 or at humanities@volstate.edu.

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

CIP Code: (16) 24.0101.01

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Foreign Language [Two-year Sequence in Single Foreign Language] Credits: (12) 
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (1)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


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)


First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (13)


Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


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

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


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

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