Pellissippi State is a vital institution accustomed to transformation and growth. Since its founding in 1974 as State Technical Institute at Knoxville, the College has expanded the teaching of technology, the use of technology in instruction, and the transfer of technology to local business and industry in support of regional economic development.
Pellissippi State Community College is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Non-Discrimination Policy.
The University Computer Science Preparation curriculum provides the entry-level knowledge, skills and experience required for upper division study in the field of computer science at a four-year college or university. Upon completion of the certificate, recipients will be able to use the syntax and semantics of a programming language; write and debug well-structured programs; demonstrate proficiency in Unix; design, implement and test simple to moderately complex digital systems; and work comfortably with functional notation.