Overview / Requirements

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Program Overview & Requirements

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The Associate in Arts degree (A.A.) is designed for students who plan to transfer to a Florida public four-year institution as a junior to complete a bachelor’s degree program. The A.A. degree provides the courses of study equivalent to those offered in the freshman and sophomore years at Florida’s state colleges and universities. The A.A. degree requirements consist of 36 credit hours of general education and 24 credit hours of electives. Each student should choose elective courses that are required for admission to the student’s intended program of study/major at the desired college or university.

Transfer to Four-year Colleges and Universities  

  • Articulation with Florida’s Public Colleges and Universities
    • General Transfer Information
    • Common Prerequisites
    • Limited-access Majors
  • Articulation with Other Colleges and Universities
  • TCC’s University Partners

For information about lower-division requirements for transfer into specific undergraduate programs at Florida A & M University, Florida State University or the University of West Florida, select one of the links below:

Florida A & M University Degree Programs

Florida State University Undergraduate Academic Program Guide (and Community College Counseling Manual)

University of West Florida Undergraduate Catalog

General Education Requirements for Associate in Arts Degree (36 Credit Hours)


Note: To review the purpose and outcomes of general education, click here. 

1. Communications-6 semester hours


Select one course from Area A and one course from Area B.

Area A. Communications State Core


Area B. Communications TCC Core


Note


To satisfy the requirement of State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.030, students must complete six hours in Communications with a grade of “C” or better and produce multiple writing assignments in each of the courses.

2. Humanities-6 semester hours


Select one course from Area A and one course from Area B.

Area A. Humanities State Core


Prerequisite for Area A courses: Satisfactory completion of ENC1101 .

Note


Students must produce multiple writing assignments and earn a grade of C or better in any Humanities TCC Core general education course used to satisfy the writing requirement of State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.030.

3. Mathematics-6 semester hours


Select one course from Area A and one course from Area B.

Note

Any student who successfully completes a Mathematics course for which one of the Mathematics State Core courses is an immediate prerequisite shall be considered to have completed the Mathematics State Core requirement.

Note


To satisfy the requirements of State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.030, students must complete six hours in Mathematics with a grade of “C” or better.

4. Natural Sciences-6 semester hours


Select one course from Area A and one course from Area B.

 

Note

Any student who successfully completes a Natural Sciences course for which one of the Natural Sciences State Core courses is an immediate prerequisite shall be considered to have completed the Natural Sciences State Core requirement.

5. Social Sciences-12 credit hours


Select at least one course from Area A, Group 1.

Select at least one course from Area A, Group 2.

Select at least one course from Area B, Group 1.

Select at least one course from Area B, Group 2.

Area A. Social Sciences State Core


Area B: Social Sciences TCC Core


Note


Students must produce multiple writing assignments and earn a grade of C or better in any Social Science State Core general education course used to satisfy the writing requirement of State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.030.

Additional Graduation Requirements for Associate in Arts Degree


A. Electives-24 semester hours


In addition to the general education requirements listed above (36 semester hours), students must complete 24 semester hours of elective coursework appropriate to the A.A. degree. A total of 60 credit hours is required for the A.A. degree.

A maximum of two semester hours of credit in physical education activity courses, including dance courses, may be allowed toward the 60 semester hours required for graduation. This limitation does not include nonactivity courses. A total of four semester hours of credit in music organization and music activity courses may be allowed.

Other courses that are not acceptable toward the A.A. degree are designated in the course descriptions that are part of the Course Information section of this catalog.

B. Foreign Language


Two credits in one foreign language at the secondary level or the equivalent at the postsecondary or college level.

C. Grade Point Average


Minimum 2.0 grade point average in TCC coursework and minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average (all college coursework).

D. TCC Credit


At least 25% of credit hours earned toward degree must be from TCC.

Pathways

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By 45 credit hours (75% completion)

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 Background Information

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) coordinates with all program leaders on campus to ensure that information regarding accreditation and compliance efforts are up-to-date and reflect accurate information. Please find below information regarding programs with specific accreditation guidelines and the names and codes of all programs currently offered on campus.

If you are a program leader on campus and the information below is not up-to-date for your program, please contact the OIE at oie@tcc.fl.edu as soon as possible.

 

 

TCC Program Names and Codes

All programs currently offered at Tallahassee Community College are listed below with their respective codes. All programs leaders must work with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness to keep information regarding these efforts current. 

Bachelors of Science

TCC Program ID

Program Title

Degree

Federal CIP Code

State CIP Code

Total Hours

C100

B-Bachelor Of Science In Nursing

Bachelors

513801

1105138012

120

Associate in Arts

TCC Program ID

Program Title

Degree

Federal CIP Code

State CIP Code

Total Hours

1001

AA- General Transfer

AA

240101

1192401010

60

Associate in Science

TCC Program ID

Program Title

Degree

Federal CIP Code

State CIP Code

Total Hours

2101

AS- Dental Hygiene

AS

510602

1351060200

88

2103

AS- Nursing

AS

513801

1351380100

72

2104

AS- Emergency Medical Services

AS

510904

1351090402

73

2106

AS- Respiratory Care

AS

510908

1351090800

76

2107

AS- Office Administration

AS

520204

1552020400

60

2109

AS- Business Management

AS

520302

1552020102

60

2112

AS- Paralegal and Legal Studies

AS

220302

1722030200

64

2123

AS- Early Childhood Development

AS

131210

1413121003

60

2124

AS- Sports, Fitness, and Recreation Management

AS

310507

1731050701

60

2125

AS- Graphic and Web Design Technology

AS

110803

1611080300

64

2135

AS- Drafting and Design Technology

AS

151301

1615130102

62

2138

AS- Criminal Justice Technology

AS

430103

1743010302

60

2149

AS- Radiologic Technology

AS

510907

1351090700

77

2158

AS- Computer Prog and Web Development

AS

110201

1511020101

60

2160

AS-Building Construction Management

AS

151001

1615100102

60

2161

AS-Surgical Services

AS

510000

1351000002

64

2163

AS-Engineering Technology

AS

150000

1615000001

60

2164

AS-Health Profession to Registered Nursing (R.N.)

AS

513801

1351380100

72

2165

AS- Network Systems Technology

AS

111001

1511100111

60

2167

AS – Digital Media

AS

110801

1611080103

60

2168

AS – Cyber Security

AS

111003

1511100308

60

Vocational Certificate

TCC Program ID

Program Title

Degree

Federal CIP Code

State CIP Code

Total Hours

5005

VC- Correctional Officer

Vocational Certificate

430102

743010200

Clock Hours

5006

VC- Law Enforcement-Corrections To Law Enforcement

Vocational Certificate

430107

743010702

Clock Hours

5007

VC- Law Enforcement Officer

Vocational Certificate

430107

743010700

Clock Hours

5008

VC- Corrections -  Law Enforcement To Corrections

Vocational Certificate

430102

743010205

Clock Hours

5012

VC- Correctional Probation Officer

Vocational Certificate

430102

743010202

Clock Hours

5014

VC- Correctional Probation-Corrections To Corr. Probation

Vocational Certificate

430102

743010203

Clock Hours

5015

VC- Law Enforcement - Probation Officer to Law Enforce.

Vocational Certificate

430107

743010703

Clock Hours

5016

VC- Corrections-  Corr. Probation To Corrections

Vocational Certificate

430102

743010204

Clock Hours

5019

VC- Brick and Block Masonry

Vocational Certificate

460101

846010103

Clock Hours

5020

VC- Fire Fighter

Vocational Certificate

430203

743020300

Clock Hours

5024

VC-Nurse Assistant-Long Term Care

Vocational Certificate

513902

351390200

Clock Hours

5025

VC-Air Conditioning, Refrigeration And Heating Technology

Vocational Certificate

470201

647020106

Clock Hours

5026

VC-Machining

Vocational Certificate

480503

648050302

Clock Hours

5027

VC-Industrial Machinery Maintenance

Vocational Certificate

470303

647030303

Clock Hours

5028

VC-Applied Cybersecurity

Vocational Certificate

111003

511100302

Clock Hours

5029

VC-Commercial Vehicle Driving

Vocational Certificate

490205

649020500

Clock Hours

Technical Certificate

TCC Program ID

Program Title

Degree

Federal CIP Code

State CIP Code

Total Hours

6302

TC- Computer Programming and Analysis

Technical Certificate

110202

511020200

33

6309

TC- Paramedic

Technical Certificate

510904

351090405

42

6319

TC- Small Business Management

Technical Certificate

520701

552070101

24

6323

TC- Help Desk/Technical Support

Technical Certificate

110202

511020200

33

6329

TC-Accounting Technology Management

Technical Certificate

520302

552030205

27

6330

TC- Accounting Technology Operations

Technical Certificate

520302

552030203

18

6331

TC-Accounting Technology Specialist

Technical Certificate

520302

552030204

12

6334

TC- Office Management

Technical Certificate

520204

552020401

27

6335

TC- Office Specialist

Technical Certificate

520407

552040704

18

6336

TC- Office Support

Technical Certificate

520204

552020403

12

6338

TC- Computer Programming. Specialist

Technical Certificate

110201

511020103

18

6340

TC- Graphic Design Support

Technical Certificate

110803

611080302

15

6343

TC- Health Information Specialist

Technical Certificate

510707

351070711

24

6349

TC-Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Motors

Technical Certificate

150613

615061303

12

6350

TC-Engineering Technologies Support Specialist

Technical Certificate

150000

615000007

18

6352

TC-Medical Coding and Billing Specialist

Technical Certificate

510707

351070707

37

6353

TC-Building Construction Specialist

Technical Certificate

151001

615100103

18

6354

TC-CAD Foundations

Technical Certificate

151302

615130204

15

6355

TC-Surgical Technology Specialist

Technical Certificate

510909

351090904

49

6357

TC-Network Virtualization

Technical Certificate

111001

511100116

18

6358

TC-Network Support Technician

Technical Certificate

111001

511100121

21

6359

TC-Network Infrastructure

Technical Certificate

111001

511100114

21

6360

TC-Central Sterile Process

Technical Certificate

510909

351090903

30

6361

TC-Endoscopy Technician Certificate

Technical Certificate

510999

351099902

24

6362

TC-Business Entrepreneurship

Technical Certificate

520703

552070308

12

6363

TC-Network Enterprise Administration

Technical Certificate

111001

511100113

29

Applied Technology Diploma

TCC Program ID

Program Title

Degree

Federal CIP Code

State CIP Code

Total Hours

B312

ATD-Emergency Medical Technology

Applied Technology Diploma

510904

351090403

12

B316

ATD-Pharmacy Technician

Applied Technology Diploma

510805

351080503

40

B317

ATD-Dental Assisting Technology And Management

Applied Technology Diploma

510602

351060108

50

 

TCC Programs with Specific Accreditation Guidelines

Certain programs at Tallahassee Community College follow specific accreditation guidelines as provided by their disciplinary standards or their field's specific national organization. Those that do must also ensure compliance with the accreditation guidelines of these organizations and the SACSCOC, working with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness to keep information regarding these efforts current. 

Programs that fall under this description are listed below.

Program

Accreditation/Certification Organization

Dental Assisting Certificate

American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Hygiene, A.S.

American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation 

Early Childhood Development, Education and Management, A.S

 

Florida Department of Children and Families

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Firefighter I and II Certificates

Certificated by the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training, State Fire Marshall​

Florida Public Safety Institute Law Enforcement Certificate Programs:

Basic Training Law Enforcement, Corrections Basic Training, Crossover from Corrections to Law Enforcement, Correctional Probation Officer​

Certified by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Nursing, A.S.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission)

Paramedic Certificate

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAMESP) under Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

 

Any programmatic or curricular changes made to the program above must comply with the SACSCOC Substantive Change procedures.

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