Math and Natural Sciences

Math and Natural Sciences

The Math and Natural Sciences division offers math, biology, chemistry, astronomy, geology, and physics courses. General education core courses provide transfer credit for Nashville State’s Associate of Arts, Associate of Fine Arts and Associate of Science two-year degrees for students transferring to a university. Courses also support career oriented one-year technical certificate programs and two-year Associate of Applied Science degrees.


Tennessee Transfer Pathways
Biology A.S. Degree
Chemistry A.S. Degree
Mathematics A.S. Degree
Physics A.S. Degree
Tennessee Transfer Pathways (TTPs) help students transfer to a Tennessee public university to complete their baccalaureate degree. Completing all the courses listed on a particular Tennessee Transfer Pathway will earn an A.A. or A.S. degree at Nashville State and all courses are guaranteed to count toward that university major. The prescribed curriculum for each Transfer Pathway must be followed exactly to ensure all hours transfer. Talk to an advisor, see the NSCC Catalog, and visit for more TTP information. View TTP video

Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree Area of Emphasis
AA and AS degree areas of emphasis include 41 credit hours of required general education core courses, and 19 credit hours of recommended area of emphasis courses. AA and AS degree areas of emphasis suggest the courses that are most likely to transfer, but are not guaranteed. It is always best to contact your selected transfer university as early as possible. In planning the courses to be taken at Nashville State, students first choose the four-year university that they plan to attend, consult the catalog of the transfer university for specific degree requirements, and meet with their Nashville State advisor to match up the courses offered at Nashville State with the courses required at their future four-year university.

Contact Information

All students should talk to an advisor regarding course selection, class registration, and career pathways.

Math and Sciences Division
Kisber Building, Suite K-240
Email: Math&
Division Fax: 615-353-3730

Sarah Roberts, Dean, K-240B
Phone: 615-353-3117

Sara Bryan, Secretary III, K-240A
Phone: 615-353-3369

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Catalog and Class Schedule

See NSCC Catalog for program requirements, recommended schedules, course descriptions and syllabi.

See Class Schedule for course availability.

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