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  Jul 25, 2017
 
 
    
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2014-2015 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Programs At-A-Glance


 

 

 

 
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Arts  & Sciences Division    Eligible for Federal or State Financial Aid Delivery Method Campus Location Career Cluster
Associate in Arts, A.A.     
Designed for students planning to obtain the first two years of work at TCTC before transferring to pursue careers in liberal arts fields. Yes Day
Evening
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
University Transfer
Associate in Science, A.S. 
Designed for students planning to obtain the first two years of work at TCTC before transferring to pursue careers in science-related areas. Yes Day
Evening
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
University Transfer
General Studies Certificate 
Gives students who are undecided about their academic careers the opportunity to explore options while acquiring general education credits. No Day
Evening
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
University Transfer
University Studies Certificate 
Designed with the flexibility of majors in mind, for students who wish to transfer with a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours to a senior institution. No Day
Evening
Anderson
Easley
Oconee
Pendleton
University Transfer
Business & Public Services Division Eligible for Federal or State Financial Aid Delivery Method Campus Location Career Cluster
Accounting, A.A.S. 
Designed for students wishing to prepare for employment at the junior accountancy level in business, public or nonprofit accounting. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Financial Accounting Certificate  
Designed for students wishing for additional credentials and for the employed person wishing to learn the basics of financial accounting. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Managerial Accounting Certificate 
Designed for students wishing for additional credentials and for the employed person wishing to learn the basics of managerial accounting. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Payroll Accounting Certificate 
Designed for students wishing for additional credentials and for the employed person wishing to learn the basics of payroll accounting. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Tax Accounting Certificate 
Designed for students wishing for additional credentials and for the employed person wishing to learn the basics of tax accounting. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Administrative Office Technology, A.A.S. 
Provides students with basic office skills, as well as the skills to operate computers and other high-tech equipment used in the modern office. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Business, Management,  Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing; Information Technology
Administrative Support Diploma 
Prepares students for employment as administrative specialists, receptionists or similar office positions. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing; Information Technology
Data Entry Clerk Certificate 
Prepares students for employment in an entry-level data entry position. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing; Information Technology
Medical Office Specialist Certificate 
Prepares students for employment as general office professionals in the medical field.  Yes Day
Evening
Easley
Pendleton
Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing; Information Technology
Office Support Specialist Certificate 
Designed for the student who desires to develop entry-level skills as an office support person in a computer-oriented environment.  Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton  Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing; Information Technology
Computer Technology, A.A.S. 

Designed for the student interested in acquiring the skills to become a network technician, applications programmer, website developer or employee in a related career.  Only the first two semesters of coursework are offered at the Anderson and Easley campuses.  Anderson and Easley campus students may complete the full degree at the Pendleton Campus.

Yes Day Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
Information Technology
Computer Technology – Information Technology Emphasis, A.A.S. 
Designed for the student interested in acquiring the skills to become a computer support specialist, network support technician or an employee in a related career. Only the first two semesters of coursework are offered at the Anderson and Easley campuses. Anderson and Easley campus students may complete the full degree at the Pendleton Campus. Yes Day
 
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
Information Technology
Criminal Justice Technology, A.A.S. 
Provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work within the criminal justice system. Yes Day
Online
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton 
 Law, Public Safety, Government
Law Enforcement and Corrections Services Certificate 
Designed to provide contemporary and relevant criminal justice information to current and prospective law enforcement and/or corrections employees. Yes Day
 Online
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
 Law, Public Safety, Government
Paralegal Specialist Certificate 
Prepares students for employment as a paralegal by providing theoretical, practical, and technical legal skills. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Law, Public Safety,
Government
Early Childhood Development Concentration, General Technology, A.A.S. 
Early Childhood Development Certificate 
Provides students with learning opportunities to pursue their education in the field of early childhood, as well as to formalize their prior experiences with young children. Yes

Day
Evening
Online

Anderson
Easley
Pendleton

Education & Training
Child Care Management Certificate 
Prepares students to operate a child care center with focus on budgeting, state regulations, curriculum, and center organization. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Anderson
Pendleton
Education & Training
Infant/Toddler Certificate 
Combines educational theory and practical application necessary for nurturing infants and toddlers. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Easley
Pendleton
Education & Training
Management, A.A.S. 
Prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level managerial positions. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton  Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Management – Banking and Finance Emphasis, A.A.S. 
Prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the banking and finance industry. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton  Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Business Foundations Certificate 
Provides a foundation in business “basics” for those seeking employment in business (designed to complement the Management Associate Degree).  Yes Day
Evening
Online
Anderson
Pendleton
 Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate 
Provides a foundation in entrepreneurship and small business basics (designed to complement the Management Associate Degree). Yes Day
Evening
Online
Easley
Pendleton
 Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Human Resource Specialist Certificate 
Offers the knowledge and tools essential for a multitude of human resource-related careers. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton  Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Marketing Certificate 
Serves as professional development for those seeking employment and those employed in this business sector. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton  Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Web-Based Business Management Certificate 
Offers the tools necessary to excel in the current and future Internet-enabled world. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton  Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Radio and Television Broadcasting, A.A.S. 
The Media Technology and Arts program teaches students to write, light, shoot, record and edit content for electronic media, while developing personal talents and styles as communicators. Yes Day Pendleton Arts, AV Technology & Communications
Digital Photography Certificate 
Prepares students with the skills needed to produce photography for electronic media, portraiture, and print. Yes Day Pendleton Arts, AV Technology & Communications
Digital Production Techniques Certificate 
Prepares students for a career in multimedia, including video and emerging technologies such as web and computer graphics. Yes Day Pendleton Arts, AV Technology & Communications
Graphic Communications Certificate 
Teaches an understanding of design principles for the graphic design workplace. Yes Day Pendleton Arts, AV Technology & Communications
Engineering & Industrial Technology Division Eligible for Federal or State Financial Aid Delivery Method Campus Location Career Cluster
Automotive Technology, A.A.S. 
Designed to prepare students to become proficient, entry-level automotive technicians. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Air Conditioning Systems Certificate 
Prepares students to work with various air conditioning systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Transmission Systems Certificate 
Prepares students to work with various transmission systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Braking Systems Certificate 
Prepares students to work with various braking systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Engine Electrical Systems Certificate 
Prepares students to work with various engine electrical systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Engine Performance Systems Certificate 
Prepares students to work with various engine performance systems utilized in today’s vehicles. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Residential Wiring Certificate 
Designed to prepare students to do entry-level work with residential wiring including lab exercises covering methods to wire a house successfully and completely. No Day Pendleton Architecture & Construction
Engineering Graphics Technology, A.A.S. 
Prepares students to translate product ideas into engineering drawings using computer software and gives them the skills to draw mechanical parts in 3D and to use CAD/CAM software and equipment to produce parts. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Architecture & Construction;
Manufacturing
General Engineering Technology, A.A.S. 
Teaches students how computers communicate with machines, as well as how to program and troubleshoot computers, robots and automated equipment. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Engineering Science - Transfer Certificate 
Covers courses ordinarily required of freshmen students who wish to major in a four-year engineering program. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning Technology, A.A.S. 
Teaches the fundamentals of heating and air systems from building and installing systems to repairing, maintaining and operating systems. Yes Day
Evening
Industrial Technology Center Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
Industrial Electronics Technology, A.A.S. 
Trains future multiskilled electronics technicians to produce, transmit, and distribute electrical power in a variety of manufacturing environments.. Yes Day
Evening
Easley
Pendleton
Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
Basic Electronics Certificate 
Trains future instrumentation technicians to produce, transmit and distribute electrical power. Yes Day
Evening
Easley
Pendleton
Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
Industrial Supervision Technology, A.A.S. 
Equips students for a career as supervisors in manufacturing by teaching leadership and communication skills, Lean Manufacturing practices, production scheduling, quality principles, managerial accounting and industrial safety. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Introduction to Manufacturing Management Technology Certificate 
Designed for students interested in acquiring the skills needed to be a manager in a manufacturing environment. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Manufacturing and Continuous Process Improvement Certificate 
Designed for the student interested in continuous improvement systems for quality, productivity, waste, and cost in a manufacturing environment. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Introduction to Quality Assurance Certificate 
Provides students with basic skills needed by a quality assurance technician in a manufacturing environment. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
CNC Programming and Operations, A.A.S. 
Prepares students to work as CNC programmers and operators with manufactures requiring high production volumes or short run batches of discrete parts. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Introduction to CNC Certificate 
Provides students with an overview of basic CNC mill and lathe operations, set-up and programming. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Basic Machining Certificate 
Prepares students to safely operate machines; to utilize appropriate speeds, feeds and tooling; and to use precision measuring instruments. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
CAD/CAM/CNC Fundamentals Certificate 
Prepares students to work as CNC operators or CAD/CAM programmers on a variety of CNC machines, to use computer-aided software programs and to produce parts on CNC machines from 2D and 3D drawings No Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Mechatronics Technology Concentration, General Technology, A.A.S. 
Assists students in acquiring the multifunction skills needed in today’s manufacturing environment. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Mechatronics Technology I Certificate 
Cross-trains students with a system of modular components emphasizing mechanical, electrical and robotics processes. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Mechatronics Technology II Certificate 
Prepares students to support highly automated processes utilizing Programmable Logic Controllers, advanced robotics and necessary peripheral equipment. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Welding Technology Concentration, General Technology, A.A.S. 
Offers hands-on, practical training in basic and advanced techniques for welding steel, stainless steel, aluminum and pipe, as well as brazing and other welding skills. Yes Day
Evening
Industrial Technology Center Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
Industrial Welding Certificate 
Offers hands-on, practical training in basic and advanced techniques for welding steel, stainless steel, and aluminum, in structural and pipe applications and other welding skills. Yes Day
Evening
Industrial Technology Center Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
Operation of Manufacturing Robots Certificate 
Teaches the development and implementation of Gas Metal Arc Welding through robotic application in a manufacturing environment. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
 Health Education Division Eligible for Federal or State Financial Aid Delivery Method Campus Location Career Cluster
Nursing (A.D.N.), A.A.S. 
Prepares students to function effectively as registered nurses on a health care team. Yes Day Pendleton Health Science
L.P.N. TO A.D.N.   
Offers a pathway for students who have a current, active, and unencumbered SC LPN license to enter the Nursing (A.D.N.) program (dependent upon meeting other admissions requirements and space availability). Yes Day Pendleton  Health Science
Nursing Preparation Certificate 
Prepares students to work in a variety of health care settings. No Day
Evening
Easley
Pendleton
 Health Science
Health Science Certificate 
Allows students who have completed the A.D.N. to obtain general education and science courses required for a bachelor’s degree in nursing. No Day Anderson
Easley
Pendleton 
 Health Science
Expanded Duty Dental Assisting Diploma 
Provides the skills necessary to provide patient education, apply pit & fissure sealants, produce intra-oral & extra-oral radiographs, polish teeth and fillings, assist a dentist and manage dental offices. Yes Day  Pendleton  Health Science
Medical Assisting Diploma 
Prepares students with the education and practical experience to work in ambulatory settings, performing administrative and clinical duties Yes Day
Evening 
 Pendleton  Health Science
Medical Laboratory Technology, A.A.S. 
Teaches students methods and procedures used to perform tests analyzing human blood, body fluid and urine samples for the detection, diagnosis and treatment of illness and disease. Yes Day Pendleton  Health Science
Practical Nursing Diploma 
Prepares students to be beginning-level nurses under the direction of a registered nurse or physician.  Yes  Day
Evening
Easley
Oconee
 Health Science
Pre-Dental Hygiene Certificate 
Offers Phase I of an Associate Degree in Health Science - Dental Hygiene (awarded following successful completion of the second phase, to be taken at Greenville Tech). No Day Anderson
Easley 
Pendleton
 Health Science
Pre-Pharmacy Concentration, General Technology, A.A.S. 
Fulfills prerequisite course requirement for application to SC College of Pharmacy, Presbyterian College College of Pharmacy, South University College of Pharmacy, and most colleges of pharmacy in the Southeastern U.S. with individualized advisement. Yes Day
Evening
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
 Health Science
Pre-Veterinary Concentration, General Technology, A.A.S.  
Fulfills prerequisite course requirement for application to identified Southeastern schools of veterinary medicine using individualized advisement. Yes Day
Evening
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
Health Science
Surgical Technology Diploma 
Prepares students to perform various duties during surgery by assisting in the maintenance of an aseptic environment through a system of specific techniques and practices. Yes  Day  Pendleton  Health Science
Veterinary Technology, A.A.S. 
Prepares students to provide professional and technical support to veterinarians, biomedical researchers, other scientists and industries, including patient care, surgical support and laboratory procedures. Yes  Day
Evening
Pendleton  Health Science