Oct 03, 2022  
2012-2013 College Catalog 
    
2012-2013 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Programs At-A-Glance


 

Arts  & Sciences Division Credential Earned 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. Associate Degree 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. Associate Degree 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. Certificate 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. Certificate Day
Evening
Anderson
Easley
Oconee
Pendleton
University Transfer
Business & Public Services Division Credential Earned 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. Associate Degree 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. Certificate 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. Certificate 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. Certificate 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. Certificate 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. Associate Degree 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. Diploma 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. Certificate 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.  Certificate 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.  Certificate 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. Associate Degree Day 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.  Associate Degree Day
Evening
Anderson
Pendleton
Information Technology
Criminal Justice Technology, A.A.S. 
Provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work within the criminal justice system  Associate Degree Day
Evening
Online
Easley
Pendleton 
 Law, Public Safety, Government
Crime Scene Investigations Certificate 
Prepares students for employment in the law enforcement specialization of crime scene investigations and latent print development. Certificate Day
Evening
Anderson
Pendleton 
 Law, Public Safety, Government
Law Enforcement and Corrections Services Certificate 
Designed to provide criminal justice curriculum information to current and prospective law enforcement and corrections employees. Certificate Day
Evening
Online
Easley
Pendleton
 Law, Public Safety, Government
Culinary Arts Certificate 
Students learn the basic principles and applications of the food service industry.  Competencies include safe food handling practices, sanitation, knife skills, equipment operation and safety, and basic food preparation. Certificate Day Anderson Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing; Information Technology
Early Childhood Development Concentration, General Technology, A.A.S. 
Early Childhood Development Diploma 
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. Associate Degree
Diploma
Certificate
Day
Evening
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. Certificate Day
Evening
Pendleton  Education & Training
Infant/Toddler Certificate 
Combines educational theory and practical application necessary for nurturing infants and toddlers. Certificate Day
Evening
Easley
Pendleton
Education & Training
Management A.A.S. 
Prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level managerial positions. Associate Degree 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.  Associate Degree 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).  Certificate 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). Certificate  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. Certificate  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. Certificate 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. Certificate Day
Evening
Online
Pendleton  Business, Management, Accounting, Administrative Office, Marketing
Radio and Television Broadcasting, A.A.S. 
Teaches students to write, light, shoot, record and edit content for electronic media, while developing personal talents and styles as communicators. Associate Degree Day Pendleton Arts, AV Technology & Communications
Digital Photography Certificate 
Prepares students with the skills needed to produce photography for electronic media, portraiture, and print. Certificate 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. Certificate Day Pendleton Arts, AV Technology & Communications
Graphic Communications Certificate 
Teaches an understanding of design principles for the graphic design workplace. Certificate Day Pendleton Arts, AV Technology & Communications
 Health Education Division Credential Earned Delivery Method Campus Location Career Cluster
Allied Health Preparation Certificate 
Allows students to acquire an orientation to allied health and general education credits in preparation for admission to TCTC clinical courses in Allied Health Programs. Certificate Day
Evening
Easley
Pendleton
Health Science
Nursing (ADN), A.A.S. 
Prepares students to function effectively as registered nurses on a health care team. Associate Degree 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).  Associate Degree Day Pendleton  Health Science
Nursing Preparation Certificate 
Prepares students to work in a variety of health care settings. Certificate 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. Certificate 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. Diploma 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 Diploma Day  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.  Associate Degree Day Pendleton  Health Science
Practical Nursing Diploma 
Prepares students to be beginning-level nurses under the direction of a registered nurse or physician.  Diploma  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). Certificate Day Anderson
Easley 
Pendleton
 Health Science
Pre-Nursing Certificate 
Allows students to acquire an orientation to nursing and general education credits in preparation for admission to TCTC clinicals, transfer to other nursing programs and/or future advanced nursing education. Certificate Day
Evening
Anderson
Easley
Pendleton
 Health Science
Pre-Pharmacy Concentration, General Technology, A.A.S. 
Fulfills pre-requisite 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. Associate Degree 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. Diploma  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. Associate Degree  Day
Evening
Pendleton  Health Science
Engineering & Industrial Technology Division Credential Earned Delivery Method Campus Location Career Cluster
Automotive Technology, A.A.S. 
Designed to prepare students to become proficient, entry-level automotive technicians. Associate Degree Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Air Conditioning Systems Certificate 
Prepares students to work with various air conditioning systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. Certificate Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Transmission Systems Certificate 
Prepares students to work with various transmission systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. Certificate Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Braking Systems Certificate 
Prepares students to work with various braking systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. Certificate Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Engine Electrical Systems Certificate 
Prepares students to work with various engine electrical systems utilized in today’s passenger vehicles. Certificate Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Automotive Engine Performance Systems Certificate 
Prepares students to work with various engine performance systems utilized in today’s vehicles. Certificate Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Basic Carpentry Certificate 
Designed to prepare students for entry-level carpentry jobs and includes construction safety instructions, form carpentry and finish carpentry. Certificate Day Pendleton Architecture & Construction
Basic Masonry Certificate 
Designed to prepare students for entry-level masonry jobs and includes safety, wall construction and repair, partitions, steps, foundations, floors and walks. Certificate Day Pendleton Architecture & Construction
Residential Plumbing Certificate 
Designed to prepare students to do entry-level work with residential plumbing, including lab exercises covering methods to plumb a house successfully and completely. Certificate Day Pendleton Architecture & Construction
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. Certificate 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. Associate Degree 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. Associate Degree 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. Certificate 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. Associate Degree Day
Evening
Pendleton Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
Industrial Electronics Technology, A.A.S. 
Trains future instrumentation technicians to produce, transmit and distribute electrical power. Associate Degree Day
Evening
Easley
Pendleton
Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing
Basic Electronics Certificate 
Trains future instrumentation technicians to produce, transmit and distribute electrical power. Certificate 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. Associate Degree 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. Certificate 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. Certificate Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Introduction to Quality Assurance Certificate 
Provides students with basic skills needed by a quality assurance technician in a manufacturing environment. Certificate Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Machine Tool Technology, A.A.S. 
Prepares the student for a promising career in the growing metalworking industry, making precision parts for the tooling & machinery used in manufacturing plants. Associate Degree Day
Evening
 Pendleton Manufacturing
Introduction to CNC Certificate 
Provides students with an overview of basic CNC mill and lathe operations, set-up and programming. Certificate 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.  Certificate 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  Certificate Day
Evening
Pendleton  Manufacturing
CNC Math and Print Reading Certificate 
Provides students with the basic math, geometry, trigonometry, and print-reading skills needed to program and operate CNC machines.  Certificate 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. Associate Degree Day
Evening
Pendleton Manufacturing
Mechatronics Technology I Certificate 
Cross-trains students with a system of modular components emphasizing mechanical, electrical and robotics processes. Certificate 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. Certificate 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. Associate Degree
 
Day
Evening
Pendleton 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. Certificate Day
Evening
Pendleton 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. Certificate Day
Evening
Pendleton Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing

 *The Early Childhood Development associate degree, diploma and certificate programs are offered at the Anderson and Pendleton Campuses; the diploma and certificate are offered at the Easley Campus.