Tri County Technical College
Located in Pendleton, South Carolina, and with several other campuses in Anderson, Easley, and Seneca, the Tri County Technical College is a public, two-year community college that is a component of the South Carolina Technical College System. It was founded in 1962, and serves the residents of Anderson, Pickens, and Oconee counties. The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Tri County Technical College offers programs in a wide range of study areas. Degrees and certificates are offered in areas such as Accounting (Payroll Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Tax Accounting, etc.), Administrative Office Technology (Medical Office Specialist, Data Entry Clerk, etc.), Computer Technology, Criminal Justice Technology, Crime Scene Investigation, Early Childhood Development (Child Care Management, Infant/Toddler, etc.), Management Associate (Human Resource Specialist, Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management, Marketing, etc.), Radio and Television Broadcasting, Graphic Communications, Digital Productions Techniques, and more.
Career programs include Veterinary Technology, Engineering Graphics Technology, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Technology, Residential Wiring, Industrial Supervision Technology, Surgical Technology, Practical Nursing,
Office Support Specialist, Automotive Braking Systems, Industrial Welding, Mechatronics, and many others.
Individuals who want to shift careers, enhance their job skills, or become more competitive in the workforce can also look into the various Corporate and Community Education programs and courses offered at Tri County Technical College. Programs offerent include Advanced Medical Life Support, Basic Construction Skills, Certified Fiber Optics, Conference Planning, Culinary Arts, Dance and Fitness, Driving Improvement, Freight Agent, Heavy Equipment Operation, Hospital Medical Coding, Lean Manufacturing/Process Improvement, Motorcycle Safety, Personal Trainer Certificate, Pharmacy Tech Update, Quickbooks, Web Design Training Center, and many more.
Different programs of Academic Assistance and Support are made available to students of Tri County Technical College in order to meet their academic needs and help to achieve educational goals. Every student in a curriculum program is assigned an Academic Advisor. Academic advising helps the student to better manage course selection and registration, developing an educaitonal plan, prerequisite and graduation requirements, and preparing for employment or transfer to another institution.
Students who need tutoring can avail of the various tutorial services and academic support offered by Tri County Technical College. The Tutoring Center provides information and resources on improving your learning strategies and study skills, as well as content-specific instructional support and individual or group study settings.
The Library at Tri County Technical College offers both on-campus and online services and references, so students can access the information they need whether they are on campus or at a different location. References both print and Web-based are available to students, as well as a large collection of recreational reading materials. Library staff are on hand to provide support and answer queries.
Student organizations and clubs at Tri County Technical College include Alpha Zeta Beta, Campus Crusade for Christ, Inspiring Futures, Environmental Club, Learning Beyond Campus, Music Club, Speech and Drama Team, Tri-County Technical College Student Veterans, and many more. Students are encouraged to connect and participate with an organization that allows them to share their talents and skills, while developing lifelong friendships and connections.