Early College Essentials

Program Overview

The Early College Essentials TCC provides students a greater opportunity for gaining college credit while completing their high school diploma.  The TCC creates a unique link between secondary and post secondary education, and furthers the effort, embodied by the Complete College America program, to increase the number of high school and college graduates.

Students are accepted into the Early College Essentials certificate program every semester. A full-time student can complete this program in 2 semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 18 semester credit hours.

Offered at the Following Campus

North Campus (Sandersville)
South Campus (Dublin)

Program Costs

Tuition & Fees:  $2,462.00
Books & Supplies:  $1,450.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)

Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Meet assessment requirements by taking the entrance placement test. In lieu of the placement test, official scores on COMPASS, ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT or GED may be substituted.

Curriculum

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Course Overview

  • GENERAL EDUCATION COURSE REQUIREMENTS
  • ENGL1101Composition and Rhetoric3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • Select an additional 15 credit hours from the list of courses below. If you select a science course, you must also select the corresponding lab course:
  • BIOL2113Anatomy and Physiology I3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • BIOL2113LAnatomy and Physiology Lab I1 credit hours45 contact hours
  • BIOL2114Anatomy and Physiology II3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • BIOL2114LAnatomy and Physiology Lab II1 credit hours45 contact hours
  • BIOL2117Introductory Microbiology3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • BIOL2117LIntroductory Microbiology Lab1 credit hours45 contact hours
  • CHEM1151Survey of Inorganic Chemistry3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • CHEM1151 LSurvey of Inorganic Chemistry Lab1 credit hours45 contact hours
  • CHEM1211Chemistry I3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • CHEM1211LChemistry Lab I1 credit hours45 contact hours
  • ENGL1102Literature and Composition3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • ENGL2110World Literature3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • ENGL2130American Literature3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • HIST2111U.S. History I3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • HIST2112U.S. History II3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1101Mathematical Modeling3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1111College Algebra3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1112College Trigonometry3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1113Precalculus3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1127Introduction to Statistics3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1131Calculus I4 credit hours75 contact hours
  • PHYS1110Conceptual Physics3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • PHYS1110LConceptual Physics Lab1 credit hours45 contact hours
  • PHYS1111Introductory Physics I3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • PHYS1111LIntroductory Physics Lab I1 credit hours45 contact hours
  • POLS1101American Government3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • PSYC1101Introductory Psychology3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • SOCI1101Introduction to Sociology3 credit hours45 contact hours