An articulation agreement is a document that specifies the curriculum agreed to by Pellissippi State and a four-year college or university to satisfy the degree requirements at Pellissippi State and at the receiving institution. Completion of freshman and sophomore requirements leads to an associate’s degree at Pellissippi State. The remaining requirements for the baccalaureate degree are completed at the four-year institution. Students must successfully complete all courses outlined in a particular program and must satisfy all other academic regulations of Pellissippi State and the receiving institution. Exceptions to the agreement can only be approved by the four-year institution.
Pellissippi State has program-specific articulation agreements with Carson-Newman College, East Tennessee State University, Lincoln Memorial University, Maryville College, Nossi College of Art, Tennessee Technological University, Tennessee Wesleyan College and Tusculum College. Pellissippi State also has transfer agreements with some private institutions for students with general Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees.