Pellissippi State Community College makes it easy for you to earn your associate s degree or certificate by offering online programs for full-time and part-time students. Classes at Pellissippi State are affordable and now more convenient than ever you can earn a degree or certificate in more than a dozen programs entirely online.* Pellissippi State guarantees these classes will be offered online in the semester listed, so you can be sure that the class you need will be available.
General Transfer Degrees
The general transfer degree at Pellissippi State is for students who wish to earn an associate s degree, but want to keep their options open when they transfer to a university. Completing one of these programs fulfills general education requirements for a four-year degree. However, this flexibility means that each student is responsible for ensuring that individual courses will be accepted by the university he or she plans to attend.
Tennessee Transfer Pathway Programs
Students who complete all the courses listed in a Tennessee Transfer Pathway program will earn an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree with a concentration in a certain area of study. TTP courses count toward the university major of that area of study. These degrees are designed to seamlessly transfer to Tennessee Board of Regents or University of Tennessee schools, though some colleges or universities may have additional requirements.
** This degree program requires some TN eCampus courses. Check with your four-year institution to confirm acceptance of TN eCampus credits.
Students can earn high-quality, short-term training in the form of certificates. Certificates are especially designed for working students or those who wish to upgrade skills or gain additional certification. Most certificates don t have general education or placement testing requirements, and they are not supported by financial aid.
Pellissippi State Hybrid Degrees
Pellissippi State also offers hybrid Tennessee Transfer degree programs so that you can earn your degree mostly online with some courses offered only on campus.
Anthropology – A.A. (requires two on-campus courses)
Anthropology – A.S. (requires two on-campus courses)
Art (Studio) – A.A. (requires five on-campus courses)
Computer Science – A.S. (requires five on-campus courses)
Engineering Technology – A.S. (requires three on-campus courses)
Exercise Science – A.S. (requires seven on-campus courses)
Geosciences – A.S. (requires six on-campus courses)
Nutrition Food Science – A.S. (requires five on-campus courses)
Physical Education – A.S. (requires seven on-campus courses)
Speech Communication – A.A. (requires four on-campus courses)
Speech Communication – A.S. (requires four on-campus courses)
Theatre Arts – A.A. (requires five on-campus courses)
Theatre Arts – A.S. (requires five on-campus courses)
* Some professors may require proctored exams either online or on campus. This decision is made by individual professors; work with your professor to determine an online option for you.
Pellissippi State is a vital institution accustomed to transformation and growth. Since its founding in 1974 as State Technical Institute at Knoxville, the College has expanded the teaching of technology, the use of technology in instruction, and the transfer of technology to local business and industry in support of regional economic development.