School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Extended Education

The School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Extended Education offers credit and non-credit offerings both on campus and at off-campus locations in the service area. In addition to the division’s coordinators in off-campus locations, University faculty members, departmental chairpersons, and deans participate in the off-campus advisory and instructional program to ensure that courses offered are of the same quality as those taught on the main campus. Provisions are made to utilize highly qualified personnel from business, industry and various educational agencies to provide direction and instruction for special conferences, seminars, lectures and workshops.

The following offerings are available through the School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Extended Education: courses at off-campus sites and centers in thirty-five counties; campus evening courses to meet the scheduling needs of students; workshops, conferences, seminars, and special courses; and distance education offerings via telecourses, interactive television, or other appropriate distance learning delivery methods. Counties included in the service area are Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Cannon, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, DeKalb, Fentress, Franklin, Grundy, Jackson, Loudon, Macon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Overton, Pickett, Polk, Putnam, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Smith, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, White, and Wilson.

Off-campus centers are located in Crossville and Scott County in conjunction with Roane State Community College; in McMinnville with Motlow State Community College; and in Livingston partnering with Volunteer State Community College. Upper division undergraduate and graduate level courses are offered at these sites and in the other counties of the service area in response to student needs. Off-campus information may be obtained by calling Tennessee Technological University School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Extended Education at (931) 372-3394, at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Extended Education web site at http://www.tntech.edu/www/acad/extend/ or by calling the following contacts at each of the centers:

  • Debbie Thurman, RSCC/TTU Higher Education Center
    2567 Cook Road
    Crossville, TN 38571
    Phone: (931) 484-7413
  • Janie Robbins, MSCC/TTCM/TSU/TTU Higher Education Center
    241 Vo-Tech Drive
    McMinnville, TN 37110
    Phone: (931) 473-8022
  • Shelley Painter, Volunteer State Community College
    Windle Community Road
    Livingston, TN 38570
    Phone: (931) 823-7065 or (931) 372-3394
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