Pathway Information

What is a pathway?

A pathway lists the general requirements and area of emphasis requirements as you move from a community college to a university. Following these pathways and taking the listed courses will help assure that you don't have difficulties transferring courses and that you don't have to repeat courses.

Example pathway for Business Administration A.S. Degree:

Communication 9 hours
  ENGL 1010 Composition I 3 hours  
  ENGL 1020 Composition II 3 hours  
  SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech Comm. or other approved speech/communication course 3 hours  
Humanities and/or Fine Arts (at least one course in literature) 9 hours
Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 hours
  ECON 2010 Macroeconomics 3 hours  
  ECON 2020 Microeconomics 3 hours  
History 6 hours
Natural Sciences 8 hours
Mathematics 3 hours


MATH 1630 Finite Mathematics 3 hours  
General Education Total 41 hours

  ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting I 3 hours  
  ACCT 1020 Principles of Accounting II 3 hours  
  MATH 1530* Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3 hours  
  MATH 1830 Calculus 3 hours  
  INFS 1010 Computer Applications 3 hours  
  Electives (guided) 4 hours  
Area of Emphasis Total 19 hours
Business Administration Total 60 hours

*Students who plan to transfer to UT Knoxville must complete MATH 2050, Calculus-based Probability and Statistics.


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