Degrees and Certificates

Find a program that fits your needs. At Southwest, you choose how to learn. To see a list of courses that satisfy general education requirements see the Academic Catalog General Education Requirements.

Note: View a complete listing of the 2016-2017 Academic Catalog Directory of Programs.

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Transfer Degrees

Associate of Science (A.S.) and Associate of Arts (A.A.) degrees are for students who plan to transfer to a four-year school and earn a bachelor's degree.

List of Transfer Degrees

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Associate of Science (A.S.)

Tennessee Transfer Pathway Associate of Science (A.S.) Degrees

TN eCampus Associate of Science (A.S.) Degrees

University Parallel Associate of Science (A.S.) Degrees

Tennessee Transfer Pathway Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degrees

TN eCampus Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degrees

University Parallel Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degrees

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Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degrees

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees are meant to prepare you for employment, or advancement in a career after graduation.

List of Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degrees

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Technical Certificate

Technical Certificates are shorter programs with a duration from one semester to one year long. They are designed to help you to get a job or to improve your current skills to become a more attractive job candidate.

List of Technical Certificates

Academic Focus Areas

Academic focus areas provide undecided students guidance into general areas of interest. Guided pathways of courses for each focus area provides the student an introduction to or of that general area while allowing the student to explore specific career options and associated majors. Each academic focus guides students into specific courses that allow them to explore a broad area of interest, while allowing maximum flexibility to select any major within that broad area.

Academic Focus Areas