Dec 01, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog

Programs At-A-Glance


Arts and Sciences Division Eligible for Federal or State Financial Aid

Course Scheduling Option

Campus Location

Entry Term

Summer Required

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
Evening
Online
Hybrid
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
Fall
Spring
Summer
No
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
Online
Hybrid
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
Fall
Spring
Summer
No
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
Fall
Spring
Summer
No
 
Business & Public Services Division Eligible for Federal or State Financial Aid

Course Scheduling Option

Campus Location

Entry Term

Summer Required

Accounting, A.A.S.  
Prepares students for entry-level accounting positions in business, public, or nonprofit accounting. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Fall No
 Accounting - Office Specialist Emphasis, A. A. S.  
Prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level accounting positions that require specialized office skills. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Fall No
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
Online
Pendleton Fall Yes
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
Evening
Online
Pendleton Fall Yes
Administrative Support Diploma   
Prepares students for employment as administrative specialists, receptionists or similar office positions. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton Fall No
Audio Production Certificate  
Prepares students to work with audio across media platforms; includes instruction in Adobe Audition and ProTools. Yes Day Pendleton Fall Yes
Bookkeeping Certificate  
Prepares students with basic skills for an entry-level position in bookkeeping. No

Day
Evening

Pendleton Fall No
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
Evening
Online
Pendleton Fall No
Business Administration - Entrepreneur Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Expands the students’ understanding of how to develop and manage entrepreneurial enterprises. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton Fall No
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
Evening
Online
Pendleton Fall No
 Business Administration - Marketing Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Develops skills specifically related to the marketing and sales functions of institutions. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton Fall No
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
Evening
Online
Pendleton Fall No
Business Foundations Certificate  
This certificate provides a foundation in business “basics” and offers a credential to those seeking employment in business. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton Fall No
Child Care Management Certificate 
Prepares students to operate a child care center with focus on budgeting, state regulations, curriculum, and center organization. Yes Day Pendleton
Fall
No
Computer Technology - Cybersecurity and Forensics Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Prepares graduates for employment by providing skills in technical support, forensic investigation, computer and network security, and network administration.  Yes Day
Online
Anderson
Easley
Oconee
Pendleton
Fall
Spring
Summer
Yes
Computer Technology - Network Systems Management Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Provides graduates with skills in technical support, router configuration and security, network systems administration, and network security. Yes Day
Online
Pendleton
Fall
Spring
Summer
Yes
Computer Technology - Software and Web Development Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Provides applications software development skills in a variety of languages for delivery on a variety of platforms such as computers, web, and mobile. Yes Day
Online
Anderson
Easley
Oconee
Pendleton
Fall
Spring
Summer
Yes
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
Pendleton
Fall
Yes
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
Online
Pendleton
Fall
Yes
Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Operations Emphasis, A.A.S  
In addition to the knowledge, skills, and abilities developed in the Criminal Justice Degree students will take specialty courses in force simulation lab, police patrol operations, and defensive tactics training. Yes Day
Online
Pendleton
Fall
Yes
Criminal Justice Leadership and Management Certificate  
Provides a foundation for individuals to be effective supervisors, skilled communicators, and strategic problem solvers. Yes Day
Online
Pendleton
Fall
No
Data Entry Clerk Certificate  
Prepares students for employment in an entry-level data entry position. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton Fall No
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 Fall Yes
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 (birth through 8 years of age). Yes Day Pendleton
Fall
Yes
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 (birth through 8 years of age). Yes Day Pendleton
Fall
No
Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate  
This certificate is designed to provide a foundation in entrepreneurship/small business basics. It provides a credential for those seeking employment in a small business and to those desiring to start a small business. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton Fall No
Graphic Communications Certificate  
Teaches an understanding of design principles for the graphic design workplace. Yes Day Pendleton Fall No
Infant/Toddler Certificate  
Combines educational theory and practical application necessary for nurturing infants and toddlers. Yes Day Pendleton
Fall
No
Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate  
Provides students with the opportunity to build skills in supply chain management functions and other business and management skills and earn eight industry certifications. Yes Evening
Online
Oconee
Pendleton
Spring No
Media Arts Business Certificate  
Prepares students to work in the business, sales and marketing of multi-media platforms and content. No Day Pendleton Fall Yes
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 Fall Yes
Medical Office Specialist Certificate  
Prepares students for employment as general office professionals in the medical field. Yes Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton Fall No
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 Fall No
Photography Certificate  
Prepares students with the skills needed to produce photography for electronic media, portraiture, and print. Yes Day Pendleton Fall No
 
Engineering & Industrial Technology Division Eligible for Federal or State Financial Aid

Course Scheduling Option

Campus Location

Entry Term

Summer Required

Automotive Braking Systems Certificate  
Prepares students to work with various braking systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. No Day Pendleton Fall No
Automotive Engine Electrical Systems Certificate   
Prepares students to work with various engine electrical systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. No Day Pendleton Fall No
Automotive Engine Performance Systems Certificate   
Prepares students to work with various engine performance systems utilized in today’s vehicles. No Day Pendleton Fall No
Automotive Technology, A.A.S.  
Designed to prepare students to become proficient, entry-level automotive technicians. Yes Day Pendleton Fall Yes
Automotive Transmission Systems Certificate  
Prepares students to work with various transmission systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. No Day Pendleton Fall No
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.

*A student is able to take only the first three semesters, as night classes, at Oconee Campus. Summer course offerings include academic and elective courses only.

Yes Day
Industrial Technology Center
**Oconee Campus
Fall 
Spring
**Summer
Yes
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 Fall Yes
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 Fall No
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 Fall Yes
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
Pendleton
Fall
Spring
Summer
Yes
HVAC Apprentice Certificate  
Prepares students to do entry-level work in the HVAC Industry. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton
Fall
No
HVAC Installer Certificate  
Prepares student for residential equipment sizing and installation. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton
Fall
No
Industrial Electronics Technology, A.A.S.  

Trains future multiskilled  technicians.

*A student is able to take only the first two semesters at the Anderson and Oconee Campuses.

Yes Day
Evening
** Anderson
Pendleton
**Oconee
Fall Yes
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
Fall 
Spring
Yes
Introduction to CNC Certificate  
Provides students with an overview of basic CNC mill and lathe operations, set-up and programming. No Day Industrial Technology Center
Fall 
Spring
No
Introduction to Machining Certificate  
Prepares students to safely operate machines: to utilize appropriate speeds, feeds and tooling; and to use precision measuring instruments. No Day Industrial Technology Center Fall No
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 Fall No
Introduction to Quality Assurance Certificate  
Provides students with basic skills needed by a quality assurance technician in a manufacturing environment. No Day
Evening
Pendleton Fall Yes
Manual and CNC Fundamentals Certificate  
Provides students with the basic knowledge and skills to operate CNC Machinery, Manual Machinery, and design/produce parts using CAD/CAM software. No Day
Industrial Technology Center
Oconee Campus
Fall 
Spring
Yes
Manual Machining Certificate  
Prepares students to interpret blueprints; use correct mathematical formulas to manufacture correct parts; and produce high quality parts using manual machines in tight tolerance applications. No Day
Industrial Technology Center
Oconee Campus
Fall 
Spring
No
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. No Day Pendleton Fall Yes
Manufacturing Management and Leadership, A.A.S.   
Equips students for careers as supervisors/team leaders in manufacturing by teaching leadership and communication skills, Lean Manufacturing practices, production scheduling, quality principles, managerial accounting and industrial safety. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton Fall Yes
MML - Production and Operations Emphasis, A.A.S.  
Covers the basics of the manufacturing environment, culture, processes and values, and includes leadership, safety, quality, production scheduling, and lean manufacturing principles. Yes Day Pendleton Fall Yes
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 Fall No
Manufacturing Production I Certificate  
This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in manufacturing and to successfully continue technical and postsecondary study needed for career growth and advancement. No Day Pendleton Fall No
Manufacturing Production II Certificate  
This certificate prepares students for job advancement in manufacturing through greater understanding of and skills applicable to core manufacturing processes. No Day Pendleton Fall No
Mechatronics Technology, A.A.S.   

Students will learn to safely install, disassemble and troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, robotic and control components in an automated system.

*A student is able to take only the first two semesters at the Anderson and Oconee Campuses.

Yes Day
Evening
** Anderson
**Oconee
Pendleton
Fall
Spring
Summer
Yes
Multi-Process Welding Certificate  
Focuses on SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW welding for application in the industry Yes Day
Evening
Industrial Technology Center
Fall 
Spring
Yes
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) - Pipe Certificate  
Focuses on SMAW welding of steel for application in the structural steel and pipeline industry. Yes Day
Evening
Industrial Technology Center
Fall 
Spring
No
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) - Structural Certificate  
Focuses on SMAW welding of steel for application in the structural steel industry. No Day
Evening
Industrial Technology Center
Fall 
Spring
No
Technical Operators I Certificate  
Designed to give students the knowledge needed to understand basic DC Electrical/Electronic fundamentals and operate electrical/electronic manufacturing equipment. No Day
Evening
Anderson
Oconee
Pendleton
Fall
Spring
Summer
No
Technical Operators 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
Evening
Anderson
Oconee
Pendleton
Fall
Spring
Summer
No
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, and other welding skills.

*Summer course offereings include academic and elective courses only.

Yes Day
Evening
Industrial Technology Center
Fall 
Spring
**Summer
Yes
 
 Health Education Division Eligible for Federal or State Financial Aid

Course Scheduling Option

Campus Location

Entry Term

Summer Required

Emergency Medical Technology, A.A.S.    
This degree prepares students to provide emergency medical support and transport to injured or critically ill people. Yes Day
Evening
Easley
Fall
Spring
Summer
Yes
Emergency Medical Technology Advanced Certificate  
The EMT Advanced Certificate will prepare students for the Advanced EMT (AEMTT) national certificate. Yes Day
Evening
Easley
Fall
Spring
Summer
No
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 Fall No
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 Fall Yes
Medical Assisting Diploma   
Prepares students with the education and practical experience to work in ambulatory care settings, performing administrative and clinical duties. Yes Day Pendleton Fall Yes
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 Fall Yes
Nursing (A.D.N.), A.A.S.  
Prepares students to function effectively as registered nurses on a health care team. Yes Day Pendleton Fall Yes
Nursing Preparation Certificate  
Prepares students to work in a variety of health care settings. No Day Pendleton Fall No
Paramedic Certificate  
This certificate will prepare students for national certification as an EMT Paramedic. Yes Day
Evening
Easley
Fall
Spring
Summer
Yes
Personal Care Aide I Certificate   
This certificate prepares students for personal care aide positions in home or health care environments. No Day Pendleton
Fall
Spring
Summer
No
Practical Nursing Diploma   
Prepares students to be beginning-level nurses under the direction of a registered nurse or physician. Yes Day
Evening
Easley Fall Yes
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
Fall Yes
Pre-Pharmacy Concentration, General Technology, A.A.S.   
Fulfills prerequisite course requirement for application to University of SC College of Pharmacy, Medical University of SC College of Pharmacy, Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy, South University College of Pharmacy and Wingate University School of Pharmacy (Hendersonville, NC), and most colleges of pharmacy in the Southeastern U.S. with individualized advisement. Yes Day
Evening
Pendleton
Fall
Spring
Summer
Yes
Surgical Technology, A. A. S.   
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 Fall Yes
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 Fall Yes