Jun 01, 2020  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Programs At-A-Glance


 
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Arts  & Sciences Division    Eligible for Federal or State Financial Aid

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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-related fields. Yes Day
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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
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
Pendleton
University Transfer
Business & Public Services Division Eligible for Federal or State Financial Aid

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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
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Pendleton Business Administration, 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 Administration , 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
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Online
Pendleton Business Administration ,  Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Administrative Office Technology - Medical Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Provides comprehensive training in the specialized skills and knowledge of office procedures needed for employment as general office professionals in the medical field. Yes Day
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Online
Pendleton

Business Administration,  Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing

Administrative Support Diploma   
Prepares students for employment as administrative specialists, receptionists or similar office positions. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton Business Administration,  Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Data Entry Clerk Certificate  
Prepares students for employment in an entry-level data entry position. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton Business Administration,  Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Medical Office Specialist Certificate  
Prepares students for employment as general office professionals in the medical field. Yes Day
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Online
Pendleton Business Administration, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
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 Administration, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Business Administration, A.A.S.  
Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for skilled administrator positions in domestic and global enterprises.  This program develops business acumen, teamwork, leadership, problem-solving and decision-making skills required for business administrators, specialists, and associates. Yes Day
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Online
Pendleton Business Administration, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Business Administration - Banking and Finance Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Expands students’ understanding of the financial and securities markets as well as how financial institutions operate in a global economy. Yes Day
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Online
Pendleton Business Administration, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Business Administration - Entrepreneur Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Expands the students’ understanding of how to develop and manage entrepreneurial enterprises. Yes Day
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Online
Pendleton Business Administration, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Business Administration - Management Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Expands students’ skills and knowledge in the areas of management principles and functions and people management.  Program prepares students for entry-level managerial positions. Yes Day
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Online
Pendleton Business Administration, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Business Administration - Marketing Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Develops skills specifically related to the marketing and sales functions of institutions. Yes Day
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Online
Pendleton Business Administration , Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Business Administration - Operations Management Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Expands students’ knowledge of the operational activities required to enhance the value chain for both manufacturing and service-oriented businesses. Yes Day
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Online
Pendleton Business Administration, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Business Foundations Certificate  
Designed to complement the Business Administration Associate Degree and provides a foundation in business “basics” and offers a credential to those seeking employment in business. The certificate can benefit non-degree seeking students who are preparing for a career in the business field but lack the formal knowledge and skills required. Yes Day
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Pendleton   Business Administration, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate  
Designed to complement the Business Administration Associate Degree and provides a foundation in entrepreneurship/small business basics.  It offers a credential to those seeking employment in a small business and to those desiring to start a small business. Yes Day
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Online
Pendleton Business Administration, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
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
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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
Online
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
Information Technology
Criminal Justice Technology, A.A.S.  
Provides students with critical insight to understanding the complexities of each component within the Criminal Justice System.  Students will acquire foundational knowledge and skills necessary to pursue entry-level opportunities within the Criminal Justice System. Yes Day
Online
Anderson
Pendleton
 Law, Public Safety, Government
Criminal Justice Technology - Paralegal Studies Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Designed for students to acquire foundational knowledge and skills necessary to pursue entry-level opportunities within the legal system. Yes Day Pendleton Law, Public Safety, Government
Criminal Justice Leadership and Management Certificate  
Provides a foundation for individuals to be effective supervisors, skilled communicators, and strategic problem solvers. No Day
Online
Pendleton Law, Public Safety, Government
Early Care and Education, A.A.S.  
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
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Online
Anderson
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
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Online
Anderson
Pendleton
Education & Training
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
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Online
Anderson
Pendleton
Education & Training
Infant/Toddler Certificate  
Combines educational theory and practical application necessary for nurturing infants and toddlers. Yes Day
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Online
Pendleton Education & Training
Media Arts Production, A.A.S.  
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
Audio Certificate  
Prepares students to work with audio across media platforms; includes instruction in Adobe Audition and ProTools. 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

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Automotive Technology, A.A.S.   
Designed to prepare students to become proficient, entry-level automotive technicians. Yes Day
 
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Braking Systems Certificate   
Prepares students to work with various braking systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. No Day
 
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Engine Electrical Systems Certificate   
Prepares students to work with various engine electrical systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. No Day
 
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Engine Performance Systems Certificate   
Prepares students to work with various engine performance systems utilized in today’s vehicles. No Day
 
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Transmission Systems Certificate   
Prepares students to work with various transmission systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. No Day
 
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
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Industrial Technology Center 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
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Industrial Technology Center 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
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Industrial Technology Center Manufacturing
Introduction to CNC Certificate  
Provides students with an overview of basic CNC mill and lathe operations, set-up and programming. No Day
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Industrial Technology Center Manufacturing
Engineering Design 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
 
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
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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
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Pendleton Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
HVAC Apprentice Certificate  
Prepares students to do entry-level work in the HVAC Industry. Yes Day
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Pendleton Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
HVAC Installer Certificate  
Prepares student for residential equipment sizing and installation. Yes Day
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Pendleton Architecture & Construction; 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
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
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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
Manufacturing Management and Leadership, A.A.S.   
Equips students for careers 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
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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
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Pendleton Manufacturing
Manufacturing Operators I Certificate  
This program prepares students with the skills and knowledge to function effectively as an operator in the manufacturing environment. No Day 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
Mechatronics Technology Concentration, General Technology, A.A.S.   
Assists students in acquiring the multifunction skills needed in today’s manufacturing environment. Yes

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Pendleton Manufacturing
Technical Operations I Certificate  
Designed to give students the knowledge needed to understand basic DC Electrical/Electronic fundamentals and operate electrical/electronic manufacturing equipment. No

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Easley
Pendleton
Manufacturing
Technical Operations II Certificate  
Prepares students to read electrical schematic diagrams, and perform entry level wiring on various process control circuits.  Introduction to employable skills and basic quality control is emphasized. No Day
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Easley
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
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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
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Industrial Technology Center Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
Multi-Process Welding Certificate  
Focuses on SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW welding for application in the industry Yes Day
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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
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Pendleton Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
SMAW Pipe Welding Certificate  
Focuses on SMAW welding of steel for application in the structural steel and pipeline industry. Yes Day
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Industrial Technology Center Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
SMAW Structural Welding Certificate  
Focuses on SMAW welding of steel for application in the structural steel industry. No Day
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Industrial Technology Center Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
 Health Education Division Eligible for Federal or State Financial Aid

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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
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
Nursing Preparation Certificate   
Prepares students to work in a variety of health care settings. No Day
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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
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 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
Pharmacy Technician Diploma  
Prepares students with the education and practical experience to work in institutional or community pharmacy settings through instruction in prescription preparation, pharmacy calculations, state and federal pharmacy laws, medications safety and use, aseptic technique/sterile compounding and pharmacy management. 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
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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 the Medical University of South Carolin Collete of Pharmacy, Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy, South University College of Pharmacy, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, and most colleges of pharmacy in the Southeastern U.S. with 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
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Pendleton  Health Science