2013-2014 College Catalog 
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2013-2014 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Education Core, Associate of Applied Science Certificate

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The General Education Core, Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) certificate provides a formal credential for students who begin at one community college and may transfer to complete the A.A.S. degree in another area of study or at another college. 

Pellissippi State has identified a core of college-level competencies expected of all graduates. The school measures these competencies to determine the degree to which graduates have achieved them. Pellissippi State graduates should be able to

  • Write clearly.
  • Read proficiently.
  • Communicate orally.
  • Analyze and use quantitative information.
  • Solve problems.
  • Use technology effectively.

Credits earned may be applied toward A.A.S. Career Programs  and to Transfer/University Parallel Programs, General Degree Program Requirements 

Courses and Course Sequence

  • GEN ED1 - General Education Elective 3-5 Credit(s)
  • HUM/FA2 - Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • MATH/NS2 - Mathematics/Natural Sciences Elective 3-5 Credit(s)
  • SBS2 - Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3 Credit(s)

Total Credit Hours Required: 15-19

One additional, unduplicated course chosen from the General Education  categories Communication, Humanities/Fine Arts, Social/Behavioral Sciences, or Natural Science/Mathematics is needed.

See the General Education  section of this Catalog for electives.

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