University Transfer Certificate in Applied Science
This program will guide students who either intend to transfer to a 4-year institution or enter a health program at Greenville Technical College (GTC) on transferable and/or required general education courses.
Students are responsible for checking with the specific college or university to which they plan to transfer to determine the transferability of any courses taken at Greenville Tech.
The School of Arts & Sciences provides an interdisciplinary educational experience with broad-based degree options, general education courses, opportunities for undergraduate research, and global education.
The School of Arts & Sciences prepares our students to enter a dynamic future as informed citizens, productive professionals, and lifelong learners through courses that promote creativity, artistic expression, research, and critical thought for students to meet their specific educational goals.
Acceptable placement test score(s)
Type of Program
Day or Evening
Requirements for Completion
- Student must completion a minimum of 28 semester credit hours
- Student must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all courses
Listed below is the ideal grouping of courses in order by semester. This plan assumes a full-time schedule. Note, however, that many variables can affect this plan, and not every course is offered every semester. Please see your advisor to map out your own personalized progression toward graduation.
|COL 105||Freshman Seminar||3|
|ENG 101||English Composition I*||3|
|Math Requirement (select one of the following) 1,6||3-4|
|College Algebra with Modeling|
|Probability and Statistics*|
|Social Science Requirement (select one of the following) 3,4||3|
|Introduction to Sociology*|
|Introduction to Geography*|
|Total Semester Hours||12-13|
|Humanities Requirement (select one of the following) 3||3-4|
|American History: Discovery to 1877*|
|American History: 1877 to Present*|
|Art History and Appreciation*|
|Introduction to Theatre*|
|Introduction to Philosophy*|
|Introduction to Religion|
|Introduction to Biblical Studies|
|Religions of the World|
|Elementary Spanish I*|
|Elementary French I*|
|Elementary German I*|
|Oral Communications Requirement 2||3|
|Introduction to Speech Communication|
|Lab Science Requirement 5||4|
|Biological Science I*|
|Anatomy & Physiology I*|
|Anatomy & Physiology II*|
|Solar System Astronomy*|
|College Chemistry I*|
|Transferable General Education Electives 5,7||6-8|
|Total Semester Hours||16-19|
|Total Required Credit Hours||28-32|
The following math courses may not be used for the math requirement in this certificate: MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics, MAT 170 Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry I, MAT 211 Math for Elementary Education I, and MAT 212 Math for Elementary Education II. Pre-health science/nursing students should refer to the math requirement of their intended program.
Choose from the following courses to meet the oral communication requirement: SPC 200 Introduction to Speech Communication , SPC 205 Public Speaking* , SPC 208 Intercultural Communication , SPC 209 Interpersonal Communication.
Either PSC 201 American Government* is recommended for the social science requirement or HIS 201 American History: Discovery to 1877* is recommended for the humanities requirement if the student intends to complete a bachelor degree at a 4-year institution in South Carolina.
Students who plan to transfer to a 4-year institution are strongly encouraged to take ENG 102 English Composition II* and a literature course for the general education transferable electives.