2015-2016 Catalog 
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2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Foreign Language A.A. Degree

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Tennessee Transfer Pathways TBR Community Colleges to UT and TBR Four-Year Universities
Community College Area of Emphasis: Foreign Language A.A. Degree

General Education Requirements

Communication - 9 Credits

Humanities and/or Fine Arts - 9 Credits

(at least one course in literature)

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 6 Credits

History - 6 Credits

Natural Sciences - 8 Credits

Mathematics - 3 Credits

General Education Total - 41 Credits

Area of Emphasis Requirements

Foreign Language - 12 Credits

(Two-year sequence in a single foreign language through the intermediate level or the equivalent)**

General Electives - 7 Credits

Area of Emphasis Total - 19 Credits

Total - 60 Credits


Additional course requirements: The Tennessee Board of Regents requires that students either demonstrate the appropriate skill levels in math, reading, and/or writing before enrolling in college-level courses or enroll in appropriate co-requisite experiences with college-level courses to develop competency in those skills while performing college-level work. ACT/SAT scores, COMPASS test scores, or other relevant information determine whether a student needs to enroll in co-requisite courses in math, reading, and/or writing (English).

Please check websites of university departments of foreign languages for additional information regarding advising available to students majoring in foreign languages.


* This course is part of the general education core.

** At this time, only Spanish is offered through this level at NSCC. Students may complete FREN 1010  and FREN 1020  at NSCC and then use the reverse transfer process to complete FREN 2010 and FREN 2020 at a TBR four-year university. The credit for FREN 2010 and FREN 2020 may then be applied toward the A.A. degree. NOTE: Foreign Language majors should refer to Tennessee Reverse Transfer for further information.


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