Apr 20, 2024  
2014-2015 Technical College of the Lowcountry Catalog/Student Handbook 
    
2014-2015 Technical College of the Lowcountry Catalog/Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences Division


Associate in Arts (AA)

Degree: Associate in Arts

Major: Associate in Arts

Minimum Credits Required for Graduation: 60

The Associate in Arts (AA) college transfer degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to earn a baccalaureate degree in such areas as education, English, pre-law, history, business administration, psychology, or social work. With the help of an academic advisor, the student will plan a program of study to meet the requirements of the college to which the student wishes to transfer based on the program guidelines below.

TCL offers a variety of AA transfer blocks, including:

There are additional AA transfer options. Students should discuss which is right for their educational goals with their TCL academic advisor as well as with the four-year institution to which they plan to transfer.

Students applying to the Associate in Arts (AA)  degree program must supply the following documentation before registering for courses:

  • An official copy of high school transcripts or Graduation Equivalency Diploma (GED) transcripts. A certificate of completion will not be accepted as a substitute for a high school diploma or GED.
  • All candidates for the AA degree must take the COMPASS/ASSET placement evaluation unless they have official college transcripts with a “C” or better in College Algebra (MAT 110 ) and English Composition I (ENG 101 ), or have qualifying SAT/ACT scores.
  • Official transcripts must be sent from the issuing college/school directly to the Admissions Office at TCL via the mail.
  • A copy of the high school or GED transcripts, COMPASS/ASSET placement evaluation, SAT and/or ACT scores, and/or college transcript must be at the TCL Admissions Office before a student can register.
  • Students lacking these requirements may register as career development students and will not be admitted into the AA program until all requirements are met.

Courses listed with a single asterisk (*) are not articulated by the SC CHE and may not transfer into some programs at some four-year colleges and universities. Both the articulated and non-articulated courses may transfer as discipline-specific and /or as fulfilling general education requirement; or they may be accepted only as elective course, depending on the student’s program of study.

Associate in Science (AS)

Degree: Associate in Science

Major: Associate in Science

Minimum Credits Required for Graduation: 60

The Associate in Science (AS)  college transfer degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to earn a baccalaureate degree in such areas as biology, chemistry, agriculture, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, physics, engineering, mathematics, textiles, or veterinary medicine. With the help of an academic advisor, the student will plan a program of study to meet the requirements of the college to which the student wishes to transfer based on the program guidelines below.

TCL offers a variety of AS Transfer Blocks including:

There are additional AS transfer options. Students should discuss which is right for their educational goals with their TCL academic advisor as well as with the four-year institution to which they plan to transfer.

Students applying to the Associate in Science (AS) degree program must supply the following documentation before registering for courses:

  • An official copy of high school transcripts or Graduation Equivalency Diploma (GED) transcripts. A certificate of completion will not be accepted as a substitute for a high school diploma or GED.
  • All candidates for the AS degree must take the COMPASS/ASSET placement evaluation unless they have official college transcripts with a “C” or better in College Algebra (MAT 110 ) and English Composition I (ENG 101 ), or have qualifying SAT/ACT scores.
  • Official transcripts must be sent from the issuing college/school directly to the Admissions Office at TCL via the mail.
  • A copy of the high school or GED transcripts, COMPASS/ASSET placement evaluation, SAT and/or ACT scores, and/ or college transcript must be at the TCL Admissions Office before a student can register.
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Associate in Arts

Associate in Science

Certificate in Basic Art

Certificate in General Education

Certificate in General Education: Math & English Core

Certificate in Liberal Arts Core

Certificate in Applied Science