For Immediate Release - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Date: July 1, 2013

Southwest Launches Adult Academic Degree Programs

In response to President Barack Obama's "Building American Skills Through Community Colleges" initiative and both national and local focus on the correlation between a college degree and economic growth, Southwest Tennessee Community College is making available for adult-student learners an 18-month Associate Degree program in selected areas of study:

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Associate of Arts Degree

Associate of Science

Students would attend classes on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings and afternoons. All classes will be taught at the Maxine A. Smith Center or the Macon Cove Campus.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

Contact the Extended Programs office at 901-333-6005 for information concerning admissions, advising and registration.

*Individuals who require any developmental prerequisite courses may take longer than 18 months to complete.

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For more information contact: Brenda J. Rayner, (901) 333-4247, bjrayner@southwest.tn.edu, Farris Bldg., Room 1002, 5983 Macon Cove, Memphis, TN 38134