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Online Education

Pellissippi State offers more than 80 fully online courses. To identify online course offerings in MyPellissippi, look for courses with section codes starting with ‘WW’.

Pellissippi State also offers many more, fully online courses through their partnership with TN eCampus. This is a statewide program so your classmates will come from institutions across Tennessee. To identify TN eCampus online course offerings in MyPellissippi, look for courses with section codes starting with ‘R’. You should be aware that there is an additional fee for TN eCampus courses.

Course Information

While we try to keep this information current, course offerings and requirements are subject to change. Consult MyPellissippi for current course availability.

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Course Description: An introduction to accounting principles, practices, and techniques with an emphasis on the preparation and reporting of financial statements.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description:A continuation of the study of ACCT 1010, Principles of Accounting I, and an introduction to the preparation and use of managerial and cost accounting concepts utilized in planning and controlling operations.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: An introductory keyboarding course with an emphasis on the techniques of touch typing, speed building, and formatting of basic business documents.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: The first of two semester courses exploring medical terminology through the study of anatomy and physiology and review of diseases, diagnostic procedures and related treatments with additional emphasis on specialties and diagnoses.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: The second of two semester courses exploring medical terminology through the study of anatomy and physiology and review of diseases, diagnostic procedures and related treatments with additional emphasis on specialties and diagnoses.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: An introduction to the field of cultural anthropology focusing on the description and analysis of geographically diverse social groups and their learned traditions. Culture consists of the abstract values, beliefs and impressions of the world that lie behind behavior and on which the attitudes and ideals of a society reflect.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This is a project-oriented course that emphasizes planning, execution, and completion of a large-format media project. The course emphasizes use of technical skills, subjective/esthetic judgments, applied Pro Audio skills, critical thinking, diplomatic client and teamwork skills, self/continuing education, problem solving, and critical listening ability. Individual travel to events is a requirement of the course.

Online Course Offering: Spring semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Major movements in Western art, with emphasis on Europe from prehistory through the Middle Ages. Course provides an overview of the predominant artistic/architectural/cultural movements from the Paleolithic to Early Christian/Byzantine period, including Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Aegean, Greece, the Etruscans and Rome.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Major movements in Western art, with emphasis on Europe from the 14th through the 17th century. The course provides an overview of the predominant artists, aesthetic intent, and techniques encountered in the Late Gothic (Proto-Renaissance), Early and High Renaissance, Mannerism, and the Baroque periods.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Chemical basis of life; cell structure and function, including energy metabolism; cell division; DNA and gene regulation; Mendelian and molecular genetics; evolution. Course includes three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory applications each week.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Plant and animal anatomy (tissues, organs and organ systems), physiology, reproduction, and growth; microorganisms; fungi; ecology. Course includes three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory applications each week.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Human nutrition for the lifespan, including biochemistry of body nutrients, health and disease, government and scientific guidelines.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the business environment. Topics may include business ownership and organization, management, marketing, business ethics, accounting, economics, finance, and business careers.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is a study of management through analysis of the functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This is a study of the principles of the American legal system as they relate to the conduct of business in our society.

Online Course Offering: Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is a study of basic marketing principles and practices, including the selection of target markets and the development of the marketing mix (product, price, promotion, and place of distribution).

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This capstone course requires students to apply critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills to a real or simulated business environment.

Online Course Offering: Spring semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A practical course designed to prepare students to meet and exceed customers’ expectations. The course focuses on communication, including listening, electronic, verbal, nonverbal, and telephone communication skills and communicating in difficult and diverse customer situations. Techniques for learning involve simulations, observation research and an individual skill-building project.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is an introduction to the early childhood profession, including an emphasis on professionalism and developmentally appropriate practice. Topics include an overview of the history of early childhood education, theoretical program models, different types of early childhood programs, community resources, professional organizations, and contemporary trends and issues in programs for children from birth through age 8. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is a study of the physical, cognitive, social and emotional aspects of young children, and the application of that study to the care, guidance and development of children from birth through age 8. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is an introduction to the logic necessary for application programming. Topics include logic analysis, techniques of structured design, process flow and object-oriented concepts. A programming language will be used to teach data types, variables, control structures, methods and arrays. This course will present a broad overview of the past, present and potential future applications and implications of computer information technology.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course introduces a wide range of strategies, techniques and self-management tools commonly recognized to lead to college success. It is strongly recommended that students complete this course during their first semester of college. The course is required for all degree-seeking students who enroll at Pellissippi State Fall 2018 or later. Exemptions from this requirement may be granted to students who have completed a similar course, such as COLL 1500; transfer credit hours to Pellissippi State from another institution, or were enrolled at Pellissippi State prior to Fall 2018.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course provides an overview of human, mass and mediated communication. It includes an introduction to finding, organizing and evaluating information.

Online Course Offering: Spring semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Principles and practices of the oral communication process, with a primary emphasis on extemporaneous public speaking. Course will incorporate research and planning, audience demographics, topic selection, small and large group communication, listening, reasoning, and evaluation skills.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: The course topics include policing, corrections and the American court system with a focus on providing perspective on the complexity of the criminal justice processes, the lack of central coordination and, most significantly, how justice is administered in American society.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course reviews basic laws governing the maintenance of a democratic society and how criminal and constitutional laws meet the challenge of American society.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course provides an overview of the American police, including the philosophy and historical evolution behind the police force.  Emphasis is on policing procedures, crime prevention and control, functions of law enforcement, problems and needs facing the police, and contemporary issues.

Online Course Offering: Spring semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course provides an overview of corrections, including the philosophy and historical evolution behind the development of corrections. Emphasis is on corrections procedures, current prison conditions and operations, problems and needs facing corrections, and related contemporary issues.

Online Course Offering: Spring semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is an introduction to the early childhood profession, including an emphasis on professionalism and developmentally appropriate practice. Topics include an overview of the history of early childhood education, theoretical program models, different types of early childhood programs, community resources, professional organizations, and contemporary trends and issues in programs for children from birth through age 8. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is a study of the basic principles and practices of safety, health, and nutrition as they relate to the early childhood setting, home, and community for children from birth through age 8. Also included is a study of the principles of creating appropriate learning environments for young children. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Spring semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is a study of developmentally appropriate practices and the teacher’s role in supporting development of children from birth through age 8. Also included is an emphasis on curriculum planning, including goals, environment, and roles of teachers and families, materials, and settings. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Fall semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is a study of the physical, cognitive, social and emotional aspects of young children and their application to the care, guidance, and development of young children from birth through age 8. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A study of the care and education of infants and toddlers from birth to age 3 in group settings (i.e., child-care centers, family child-care homes, Early Head Start, etc.). Topics include rationales and strategies for supporting the whole child, including cognitive, language, social-emotional and physical development in a safe, responsive environment. The course emphasizes relationship-based care and education, with special attention to the unique environmental aspects of programs for the child under 3. Field experience is a required part of this course. The course is open to non-majors. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Fall semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is a study of the role of the family and community in the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth of the child from birth through age 8. Topics include the benefits of, and strategies for, developing positive reciprocal relationships with families in an early childhood education setting. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course explores practices that early childhood professionals can apply to develop a more inclusive and accessible environment for children from birth through age 8. The course provides students with skills to ensure inclusion of children of all abilities through appropriate arrangement of the environment. Also included are strategies for developing strong relationships with families and community agencies. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course provides an overview of assessment for children from birth through age 8. Both formal and informal instruments will be discussed, emphasizing tools that can be effectively used by teachers of young children. Considerations in choosing, administering and reporting results of assessments also are addressed. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Fall semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course outlines the research-based principles and practices for providing children from birth through age 8 with a strong foundation in language and literacy, using a developmentally appropriate approach. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Spring semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course covers the standards, principles, and practices for teaching mathematics and science to children from birth through age 8. The course emphasizes developing an integrated math and science curriculum that includes appropriate content, processes, environment, and materials based on child-centered choices. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Fall semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course provides strategies for promoting creative development of children from birth through age 8. Topics include understanding the concept of creativity: what it is, why it is important, and how the development of creativity relates to art, music, movement, and drama. Field experience is a required part of this course. A criminal background check is required for participation in the field experience component of the course.

Online Course Offering: Spring semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A study of basic macroeconomic concepts, including gross domestic product, economic growth, unemployment and inflation. Also includes a thorough examination of both fiscal and monetary policy.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A study of consumer behavior, the product and resource markets and the role of the government in business. Also includes an examination of market structure, resource economics, wage determination and distribution and international trade.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Study and practice of expository and persuasive writing. Topics include critical reading and writing essays, with emphasis on research, writing processes and effective formatting.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Analytic writing based on the study of literature; study and practice of research writing.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A study of the development of American literature from its beginnings to the War Between the States.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: American literature from the War Between the States to the present.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A study of the development of British literature from three periods: Anglo-Saxon and Middle Ages, Renaissance and Restoration, and 18th Century.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A study of the development of British literature from three periods: Romantic, Victorian and 20th Century.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: The student learns the basic skills, knowledge and abilities to successfully communicate in the technical environment. Various applications for word processing, problem solving and graphing, along with generating presentation aids for required technical presentations, are covered. Outcomes are accomplished through project-based, hands-on use of computer applications required by the department, including email, internet, Windows, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and other program-specific software.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A survey of world history from the emergence of human civilizations to the 1500s. The course focuses on finding the order, meaning, and purpose in human events through a comparative study of the Western and non-Western historical experiences.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A survey of world history from the 1500s to contemporary times. The course focuses on finding the order, meaning, and purpose in human events through a comparative study of the Western and non-Western historical experiences.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A survey of U.S. history from settlement to 1877.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A survey of U.S. history from 1877 to the present.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

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Course Description: A survey of the ancient Western world to 1715.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A survey of the Western world from 1715 to the present.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A computer literacy course introducing personal computers and computer applications software used in business. Emphasis is on developing computer operation skills using a basic operating system and Word, Excel and Access (Microsoft Office) software applications.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Topics include critical thinking skills, problem solving, logic, geometry, measurement, consumer math, probability and statistics.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course includes the study of quadratics and rational functions and their graphs, exponents, polynomial expressions and factoring, quadratic equations, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions, and related applications. The TI-83 or TI-84 Plus calculator is required and used throughout the course. This course is a prerequisite to MATH 1130, MATH 1710 and MATH 1730 for students with ACT math scores below 23.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

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Course Description: This course is designed for students who are not in University Parallel/College Transfer programs of science, mathematics, engineering, or computer science. Topics include linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and their graphs and applications; linear and nonlinear regression models.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Topics include elementary probability theory, concepts of descriptive statistics, discrete and continuous distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, sample sizes, correlation, regression, multinominal and contingency tables. Noncalculus-based computer applications will be investigated.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Linear functions and applications, interest, annuities, amortization, systems of linear equations, including Gauss-Jordan elimination, and matrix theory. Linear programming using graphical and simplex methods.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Precalculus algebra for students in University Parallel/Transfer Programs of science, mathematics, engineering or computer science. This is the first of two courses in a sequence that prepares students for Calculus I. Topics include algebraic concepts, equations, inequalities, complex numbers, maximization, and exponential and logarithmic functions.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Precalculus trigonometry for students in University Parallel/Transfer Programs of science, mathematics, engineering or computer science. This is the second of two courses in a sequence that prepares students for Calculus I. Topics include the unit circle, right triangle trigonometry, graphs of trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, verifying trigonometric identities, solving trigonometric equations, law of sines, law of cosines and vectors.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Topics include differentiation and integration of polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and methods of numerical integration. Topics from business modeling, such as economic applications and case studies, are explored with computer simulations, computer labs, or calculators. A graphing calculator is required.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Descriptive statistics, including bivariate trends, time series, concepts of probability and probability distributions, binomial and normal distributions, linear correlation and regression, estimation and significance tests for means, contingency tables, chi-square tests for goodness of fit and independence. A computer laboratory component is included.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A supervised work experience course, the internship hours are completed for one of the Media Technologies concentrations with a focus on a specific media technology field: APE (100 hours, 3 credits); DWP (60 hours, 2 credits); PHO (60 hours, 2 credits); VPT (100 hours, 3 credits); WEB (60 hours, 2 credits). Individual communication is arranged with the program coordinator in lieu of class attendance. The primary purpose of the internship is to provide a student with real-life work experiences related to the student’s concentration. Students who have successfully completed the beginning coursework in their concentration and are in the third semester of study may be considered for an internship. Only students who meet the criteria will receive academic credit for an internship.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Developing listening skills and an understanding of Western music from the ancient world through the 20th century.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: An introduction to individual, optimal well being in a societal context, this course encourages students to examine their wellness-related behaviors, to take responsibility for those behaviors, and to develop individualized behavior change programs for lifetime health and wellness.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: An investigation of the fundamental questions pertaining to reality, truth, freedom, the nature of humankind, the existence of God and social/political theory.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A comparative introduction to the origins, developments, teachings and practices of the major world religions, such as Taoism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Photography as an art form and means of communication, encompassing major movements in the medium, including Pictorialism, Photorealism and Postmodernism. The course provides an overview of the predominant artists, aesthetic intent and techniques encountered from the earlier precursors of the camera to today.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course includes the basic principles of physics with their applications in pre-medical, -dental, -pharmacy, and -veterinary programs and covers mechanics, heat, and wave motion including sound. Course includes three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory applications.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is a continuation of PHYS 2010. It covers electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics. Course includes three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory applications.

Online Course Offering: Spring semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Analysis of politics and political systems in various countries. Topics include model states; democratic, authoritarian, and totalitarian states; political socialization and participation; political leadership; public policy; international relations; and revolution, terrorism, and war.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course provides an introduction to U.S. government and politics focusing on citizen participation and governmental institutions. Topics include the Constitution, federalism, civil liberties and civil rights, voting, the media, parties and groups, public opinion, Congress, the presidency, the federal bureaucracy, and the courts.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: An introduction to theoretical perspectives, psychological terminology, and major theories and theorists.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Understanding and applications of psychology of human development to teaching/ learning process in educational settings.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Theories, methods, and findings of research concerning individual behavior in a social context.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course explores the interaction of physical, cognitive, emotional and social aspects of development through the lifespan. The course is designed with a chronological approach emphasizing psychoanalytic and humanistic perspectives.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Concepts and theoretical approaches of sociology with emphasis on culture, socialization and social organization.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

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Course Description: Increasingly acute and intense problems such as alcoholism, violence, drugs, crime, inequality, lifestyle preferences and environmental abuse within the context of social change. Assessment of control strategies.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

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Course Description: Explores marriage and family experiences; personal choices; marital adjustments; conflict management; parenting decisions; communication; and changes resulting from divorce, widowhood, and remarriage.

Online Course Offering: Spring semester.

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Course Description: Conversation, writing, listening and reading. Emphasis on communicative proficiency. Language laboratory required; listening and practice materials accessed through an online language laboratory.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Continuation of SPAN 2010.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Emergence of the social work profession; professional mission, skills and values, practice settings, client groups, helping services, career patterns, practice methods. Designed to assist students in selecting a career in social work.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: An investigation of the social welfare institution and its development, structure, and function. Course focuses on social services delivery modes and the impact of political, economic, and social policies.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: Understanding theatre thought, philosophy, aesthetics, historical perspective and production practices.

Online Course Offering: Fall, Spring & Summer semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: An introduction to hypertext markup language (HTML), cascading style sheets (CSS) and the fundamentals of web technology. The course includes writing HTML and CSS code that is standards-compliant in order to produce and publish basic websites.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is designed to enhance skills and knowledge of the professional Web designer by using Adobe Dreamweaver to create and manage websites. Focus is on fundamentals of Dreamweaver as well as advanced tools and techniques to plan, design, create, modify, test and publish professional websites.

Online Course Offering: Fall semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course teaches hands-on skills and knowledge that web design professionals are expected to understand. Students learn how to apply good design principles as they develop and publish websites. General topics include website development essentials (such as the development process, customer expectations, and ethical and legal issues), web design elements (such as the site user’s experience, navigation, usability and accessibility, image files, graphical user interface site development software, and site publishing and maintenance), web design principles and aesthetics, and advanced web technologies (such as client-side and server-side technologies and web databases).

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A fundamental web course which examines and demonstrates how to ensure that audio or video will work in all browsers that support HTML 5 media elements. Topics include widely supported media file codecs and containers, customizing the appearance of media elements with CSS, and applying video subtitles and closed captioning with SRT and WebVTT. The emphasis of this course will be on creating high-quality web pages using HTML 5 audio and video media elements.

Online Course Offering: Fall semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course teaches students how to conduct business online and how to manage the technological issues associated with constructing an electronic-commerce website. Students will study how implementing technology can engage cardholders, merchants, issuers, payment gateways and other parties in electronic transactions.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course is designed to teach developers how to use the features of the JavaScript language to design client-side, platform-independent solutions. Instruction on how to write JavaScript programs, script for the JavaScript object model, control program flow, validate forms, animate images, target frames and create cookies, as well as work with JavaScript libraries such as jQuery are included.

Online Course Offering: Fall semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course covers the server-side scripting languages of PHP and ASP and how the languages interact with a database. PHP and ASP objects will be covered.

Online Course Offering: Fall semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: This course focuses on the web authoring tool Adobe Acrobat. Students will learn to create and publish documents for electronic distribution that can be viewed by anyone on any computer. Features such as document security, the ability to create a searchable index of multiple PDF documents, the ability to capture scanned documents and make them editable, and searchable and forms creation will be covered.

Online Course Offering: Fall semester.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

Course Description: A directed study focused on developing a professional portfolio of projects that utilize specific application and software products within business and industry relevant to web design. May be repeated, maximum 3 credits.

Online Course Offering: Fall & Spring semesters.

Course Materials: Visit the Pellissippi State Bookstore for current course materials.

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cjmiller@pstcc.edu 
865-694-6400

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