The Tennessee Board of Regents community colleges and the state’s locally governed institutions have joined together to develop a common core of courses for the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree. This common curriculum allows students to transfer, without loss of credit, from Pellissippi State to any Tennessee public university as juniors.
Contact(s): Enrollment Services, (865) 694-6400, or Student Assistance Center, (865) 694-6556
Courses and Course Sequence
This sequence can be followed by students who begin college-level work in the fall semester. Prerequisites may apply to specific courses; it is the student's responsibility to determine if prerequisites have been met. An academic advisor is provided for each student. Prior to registering each semester, the student is expected to consult with his/her assigned advisor.
Total Credit Hours Needed for Graduation: 60-61
Students lacking two years of study in the same modern language must complete one year of beginning modern language prior to enrolling in intermediate courses.
Chosen from HIST 2010 , HIST 2020 , HIST 2030 , HIST 2210 , HIST 2220 , HIST 2310 , HIST 2320 . Students planning to transfer to out-of-state or private universities must check requirements and complete the appropriate courses.
Chosen from ART 2010 , ART 2020 ; ENGL 2035 , ENGL 2055 , ENGL 2110 , ENGL 2120 , ENGL 2150 , ENGL 2210 , ENGL 2220 , ENGL 2310 , ENGL 2320 , ENGL 2430 , ENGL 2510 , ENGL 2520 ; MUS 1030 , MUS 1035 ; PHIL 1030 , PHIL 1040 , PHIL 1300 , PHIL 1500 , PHIL 2200 ; PHO 1200 ; THEA 1030 .
MATH 2050 is required for transfer to UTK.
MATH 1830 is required for transfer to ETSU and UTK. Enrollment in MATH 1830 requires completion of high school algebra 1 and algebra 2 and precalculus and an ACT math score of at least 22 and an ACT reading score of at least 19 or equivalent math and reading scores or MATH 1130 , or MATH 1710 or MATH 1730 with a grade of C or better. MATH 1830 is NOT required at the University of Memphis.
Chosen from ENGL 2035 , ENGL 2055 , ENGL 2110 , ENGL 2120 , ENGL 2150 , ENGL 2210 , ENGL 2220 , ENGL 2310 , ENGL 2320 , ENGL 2430 , ENGL 2510 , ENGL 2520 .
Chosen from any unduplicated transferable course. Students planning to transfer must check course equivalency tables and/or catalogs of the intended college or university.
Chosen from BIOL 1010 , BIOL 1020 , BIOL 1110 , BIOL 1120 , BIOL 2010 , BIOL 2020 , BIOL 2310 , BIOL 2320 ; CHEM 1010 , CHEM 1020 , CHEM 1110 , CHEM 1120 ; GEOL 1040 , GEOL 1050 , GEOL 1300 ; PHYS 2010 , PHYS 2020 , PHYS 2110 , PHYS 2120 . Credit toward graduation cannot be received for both courses in either of the following pairs: BIOL 1010 and BIOL 1110; BIOL 1020 and BIOL 1120.