Southwest Tennessee Community College

September 7, 2004

For more information, contact: Admissions, Records and Recruitment at (901) 333-5924

SOUTHWEST’S CREDIT SCHEDULE TAKES ON A NEW HIGH TECH LOOK FOR SPRING 2005 SEMESTER

No more newsprint on your hands! No more hunting through hundreds of printed course listing! Southwest Tennessee Community College is now offering its credit schedule totally ONLINE! Jump on the internet, go to www.southwest.tn.edu and click your way to a better educational experience.

Students registering for Spring 2005 classes will be able to find the most up-to-date listing for courses by using the new online credit schedule. The online credit schedule will allow students to see changes in course times, meeting dates and room locations and so much more by clicking with their mouse. Official registration for Spring classes is January 10 and 11. Early Registration for Spring classes begins November 8 and will run through December 9.

“Our students have increasingly become accustomed to registering for classes online and paying their tuition with a credit card by using our online systems,” said Dr. Nathan Essex, president of Southwest Tennessee Community College. “By offering them the opportunity to see their credit schedule online the enrollment process will be quicker and easier than ever before.”

Southwest, Tennessee’s largest two-year college, serves more than 12,000 students in Memphis, Shelby and Fayette counties, and the Tri-State area.

Southwest offers 39 programs for career studies and transfer, 37 two-year programs leading to immediate career entry through the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree, and more than 40 areas of interest in traditional university transfer programs through the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree and the Associate of Science (A.S.) degree.

In addition, Southwest offers Academic Certificate and Technical Certificate programs in 28 areas. Technical certificates are usually completed in no more than one year, and prepare students for immediate entry positions in high-demand, specialized fields.

Southwest, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.