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Welcome to the Blount County Campus


Pellissippi State’s Blount County Campus opened in 2010, but the College has offered college classes in Blount County since 1985 — meeting at Maryville High School and the former Union and Bungalow elementary schools.

With a long history and a convenient location to Maryville, Alcoa and Friendsville, the Blount County Campus offers dozens of degrees and certificates you can earn entirely in Blount County. The Blount County Campus boasts the West Chevrolet Auditorium an outdoor amphitheater and walking trail and is home to nursing and computer labs and a manufacturing technology lab.

 

Degrees & Certificates at Blount County

You can earn some degrees and certificates without ever leaving the Blount County Campus. These degree pathways may include a combination of on-campus and online classes.

 



Certificates

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  • Accessible Web Design Certificate (online courses)
  • Industrial Automation Certificate

 

Career Programs

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  • Business, Management concentration (3-year plan, fall or spring start, summer online classes required)
  • Electrical Engineering Technology, A.A.S. (two courses required at the Hardin Valley campus: EETC 2332 and ENST 1313)
  • Nursing, A.A.S.

 

Transfer Programs

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General Transfer Degrees

The general transfer degree at Pellissippi State is for students who wish to earn an associate degree, but want to keep their options open when they transfer to a university. Completing one of these degrees 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.

  • General A.A.
  • General A.S.

 

Tennessee Transfer Pathway Programs

Students who complete all the courses listed in a Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) 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 programs are designed to seamlessly transfer to four-year colleges/universities although some colleges or universities may have additional requirements.

  • Elementary Education K-5 A.S.T.
  • English A.A.
  • Family & Consumer Sciences A.S.
  • Finance A.S.
  • Foreign Language A.A.
  • History A.A./A.S.
  • International Affairs A.A.
  • Philosophy A.A./A.S.
  • Political Science A.A./A.S.
  • Pre-Physical Therapy A.S.
  • Secondary Education English A.S.T.
  • Secondary Education Social Studies A.S.T.
  • Sociology A.A./A.S.
  • Special Education A.S.

The following Tennessee Transfer Pathway programs require four or fewer online classes and/or classes at the Hardin Valley campus:

  • Accounting A.S. (one online class, MATH 2050)
  • Agriculture - Animal Science A.S. (two online classes, AGRI 1030, MATH 2050)
  • Agriculture – Business A.S. (three online classes, AGRI 1010, AGRI 1030, MATH 2050)
  • Agriculture – Plant and Soil Science A.S. (two online classes, AGRI 1010, AGRI 1030)
  • Anthropology A.A./ A.S. (two classes at the Hardin Valley campus, ANTH 1130, ANTH 1430)
  • Business Administration A.S. (one online class, MATH 2050)
  • Communication Studies A.A./A.S. (three classes at the Hardin Valley campus, COMM 2055, COMM 2085, COMM 2090)
  • Computer Science A.S. (four classes at the Hardin Valley campus CISP1010, CISP1020, CISP2410, MATH2010)
  • Criminal Justice A.S. (four online classes, CRMJ 1010, CRMJ 1020, CRMJ 2010, CRMJ 2020)
  • Early Childhood Education Pre-K-3 A.S.T. (four online classes, ECED 1310, ECED 2320, ECED 2340, ECED 2360)
  • Economics A.A./A.S. (one online class, MATH 2050)
  • Engineering Technology A.S. (three classes at the Hardin Valley Campus, EETC 1314, ENST 1310, ENST 1350)
  • Exercise Science A.S. (two classes at the Hardin Valley campus, PHED 1005, PHED 2335)
  • Geosciences A.S. (two classes at the Hardin Valley campus, GEOL 1050, GEOL 1300)
  • Imaging Sciences A.S. (two classes at the Hardin Valley campus, PHYS 2010, PHYS 2020)
  • Information Systems (one online class, MATH 2050)
  • Management (one online class, MATH 2050)
  • Marketing (one online class, MATH 2050)
  • Mass Communication A.A./A.S. (one online course, COMM 1010, and one class at the Hardin Valley campus, COMM 1020)
  • Mathematics A.S. (four classes at the Hardin Valley Campus, CISP 1010, MATH 2010, MATH 2110, MATH 2120)
  • Nutrition and Food Science A.S. (one online class, MATH 2050)
  • Physical Education A.S. (two classes at the Hardin Valley campus, PHED 1005, PHED elective)
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy (one class at the Hardin Valley campus, PHYS 2010)
  • Psychology A.A./A.S. (two online classes, PSYC 2120, PSYC elective)
  • Secondary Education Mathematics A.S.T. (three classes at the Hardin Valley Campus, MATH 2010, MATH 2110, MATH 2120)
  • Social Work A.A./A.S. (two online classes, SWRK 2010, SWRK elective)
  • Sport and Leisure Management A.S. (one class at the Hardin Valley campus, PHED 1005)

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2731 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Friendsville, TN 37737
865.981.5300

Dean Holly Burkett
865.981.5302