Jun 02, 2023  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


The course offerings and requirements of the institution are continually under examination and revision. This catalog (bulletin) presents the offerings and requirements in effect at the time of publication, but is no guarantee that they will not be changed or revoked. However, adequate and reasonable notice will be given to students affected by any changes. This catalog (bulletin) is not intended to state contractual terms and does not constitute a contract between the student and the institution. 

The institution reserves the right to make changes as required in course offerings, curricula, academic policies, and other rules and regulations affecting students to be effective whenever determined by the institution. These changes will govern current and formerly enrolled students. Enrollment of all students is subject to these conditions.

Current information may be obtained from the following sources: 

Admission Requirements

- Admissions Office

Course Offerings

-Department or Division Offering Course

Degree Requirements

- Departmental Chairperson of Major

Fees and Tuition

- Business Office

The University provides the opportunity for students to increase their knowledge by providing programs of instruction in the various disciplines and programs through faculty who, in the opinion of the University, are qualified for teaching at the college level. The acquisition and retention of knowledge by any student is, however, contingent upon the student’s desire and ability to learn and his or her application of appropriate study techniques to any course or program. Thus, the University must necessarily limit representation of student preparedness in any field of study to that competency demonstrated at that specific point in time at which appropriate academic measurements were taken to certify course or program completion. Any or all students may be required to take one or more tests designed to measure general education achievement and/or achievement in selected major areas as a prerequisite to graduation for the purpose of evaluation of academic programs. Unless otherwise provided for any individual program, no minimum score or level of achievement is required for graduation. Participation in testing and other evaluation measures are required for all students and for students in selected programs. In order to comply fully with this provision, the student must authorize the release of his or her scores to the institution. Individual student scores will be treated as confidential. As reported by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, the graduation rate at Tennessee Technological University is 59%. 

Tennessee Technological University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and is in compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1974, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1974, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990. The University is nondiscriminatory on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. Inquiries or complaints concerning these policies should be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer, Derryberry Hall, Room 305, (931) 372-3016.

Faculty members will endeavor to make necessary accommodations for disabled persons in their courses. The Office of Disability Services is available to assist the faculty to make necessary special arrangements for disabled students. This Office should be contacted as early as possible by a student regarding assistance that may be needed for attendance at the University.