Pellissippi State Campus

BCT Associate of Applied Science Degree

CAREER PROGRAMS


Business and Computer Technology (BCT) programs are designed for the student whose primary educational goal is entry-level employment or career advancement. All BCT students complement their studies with an internship which allows students to gain on-the-job experience prior to graduation. Upon completing the program, students will earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree. Several BCT degrees transfer almost entirely to neighboring private four-year schools. Our TN Transfer degrees are accepted by public four-year schools in Tennessee.


Accounting

Accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs

Accounting offers a core curriculum that provides the academic and technical background for individuals who wish to prepare for entry-level accounting positions in business and industry using both accounting and personal computer skills. The curriculum is designed to enable the graduate to apply principles of accounting to business situations and to understand other functions of business: entrepreneurship, management, finance and information processing.

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Administrative Professional Technology/Medical Office

Accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs

Students in the Administrative Professional Technology program gain the academic and technical foundations needed to pursue a career in a healthcare setting. Graduates have experience using the most current software applications. They have the latest technological skills for advancing in today's fast-paced, globally connected workplace.

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Business

Accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs

In the Business program, students will earn a degree in a cross-disciplinary environment that reflects the trend in industry. The program employs instructors with years of practical experience and is guided by working professionals. The Business program encompasses related disciplines in these general concentrations:

Learn More about the Hospitality Management Concentration
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Computer Information Technology

Accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs

The Computer Information Technology (CIT) program encompasses related disciplines in these general concentrations:

Students who major in CIT study and gain experience with a variety of systems, applications, languages, products and hardware. Graduates of any of the four concentrations will benefit from sustained growth in demand for highly skilled information technology workers. The concentrations allow for maximum flexibility within the curriculum while ensuring students have adequate credentials in a particular segment of the information technology field. All students must take the Brainbench examination to fulfill graduation requirements. Brainbench awards certification to students with a passing score.

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Culinary Arts

Accredited by the American Culinary Federation

Culinary Arts is designed to provide skills and hone the abilities of graduates to succeed in the food and beverage segment of the hospitality industry. Practical applications of cooking theories and principles are stressed in conjunction with basic managerial applications. Courses include work-related experiences to supplement classroom knowledge, including an intense internship. Graduates can work within the select food segment or opt to go the route of an entrepreneur.

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The Business and Computer Technology programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

The Business/Culinary Arts program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

Contact Us


Dr. Michael Wolfe, Dean

McWherter Building, Room 252A
Phone:  (865) 694-6495
Fax: (865) 694-6426

Yolanda Roebuck, Dept. Assistant
McWherter Building, Room 252B
Phone:  (865) 694-6656
Fax: (865) 694-6426