Monday, June 5, 2017

New Courses and Degrees this Fall

Volunteer State Community College is continually updating course offerings and degree programs to keep up with the demands of a fast-changing society. Students will find new courses and new degrees this fall, as part of 90 programs of study at the college. Fall registration is open now. New students will need to apply first.
The new Associate of Science Health Sciences degree is designed for transfer to a university bachelor’s degree program. People with the four-year degree can seek jobs as Community Health Workers, Health Services Managers and Health Education Teachers. Health Sciences bachelor degree programs are taught at Tennessee State University and East Tennessee State University. The new Vol State degree can also help people who don’t make it into specific Health Sciences specialties at the college, but still want a career in the health field. The degree is offered at all Vol State campuses, but some of the classes may need to be taken online. See your advisor for details.
New courses in Gallatin this fall include African-American Literature (ENGL 2055). Students will read poems, stories, novels, memoirs, and songs by African-American writers. It fulfills the literature General Education requirement. Mechatronics is also new to the Gallatin campus this fall. Mechatronics professionals are the experts who design, program, repair, and maintain state-of-the-art robotics and computer-aided equipment in today’s fastest growing industries. The Vol State degree program is taught for people with a high school degree or those with another college degree who want in-demand job skills.
Fall classes start on August 28. The fall schedule is available on the college website at www.volstate.edu. New students will need to fill out an application on the website at www.volstate.edu/apply . The Office of Admissions is located in the Ramer Building, Room 173, on the Gallatin campus at 1480 Nashville Pike. Students with questions can also call 615-230-3688. 

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