Somerville Course Information

The University of Tennessee at Martin is involved in a program to deliver classes to Somerville and Fayette County. Two classrooms in the Career Center at 121 West Court Square in Somerville are available for both face-to-face courses and courses provided by distance education equipment. UT Martin began this process in Fayette County in 2013 when Chancellor Thomas Rakes offered the University¹s help in fundraising and offering classes.

 

How do I apply for admission at UT Martin?

Go to www.utm.edu and:

  1. click on Admissions,
  2. click on Undergraduate Admissions,
  3. click on Apply for Admission
  4. click on Apply Now

Complete the application process. Payment of $30 is required. If you have attended UT Martin previously, there is no charge.

 

What are the requirements for Admission?

Go to www.utm.edu and:

  1. click on Admissions,
  2. click on Undergraduate Admissions,
  3. click on Admissions Requirements

For example graduates from accredited high schools must have:

  • a composite score of 21 or above on the American College Test (ACT) or 990 SAT and a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.7 or above on a 4.0 scale, OR
  • a composite score of 19 or above on the ACT or 910 SAT and a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.

 

How do I apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships?

Go to http://www.utm.edu/departments/finaid/ and click on Apply for and Accept Financial Aid. You will be referred to the Federal Student Aid system at https://fafsa.ed.gov.

 

How much will courses cost?

A typical three-semester-hour course will cost $1002.

 

Where will courses be offered in Somerville in Fall?

UT Martin will deliver courses in the Career Center, West Court Square in Somerville.

 

What courses will be offered in Somerville this Fall?

Tentatively the following courses will be offered:

  • English 100 Critical Thinking and Writing
  • Math 100 Essentials of Algebra I
  • Geology 110 Introduction to Physical Geology
  • Geography 151 Introduction to Regional Geography: North America, Europe and Russia
  • Political Science 220 American Institutions and Policy
  • History 475 U.S History: WWII to present
  • Two of the following:
    • Agriculture 295 International Food and Fiber
    • Animal Science 230 Exotic and Companion Animals
    • Animal Science 320 Farm Animal Health
    • Natural Resources Management 100 Introduction to Natural Resources Management

Note: Each class will have a minimum number of students for the class to be offered.

 

 

June 24, 2014

UT Martin staff attended the annual fireworks display in Somerville at Fayette-Ware High School. The UTM Tent was prominently displayed and our staff met the public as they entered the football field. The tent supplied needed shade and it was a great night to be in Somerville.

 

June 26, 2014

Again the UT Martin staff attended a fireworks display in Oakland at West Junior High School. Again, UTM’s tent was on display. The fireworks were curtailed by a thunderstorm, but we were there until about 8:00 p.m. promoting the classes in Somerville in Fall 2014.

 

July 12, 2104

University of Tennessee at Martin officials will host UT Martin Day at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 12, on the court square in Somerville. The street to the west side of the court square will be blocked for the UT Martin tent, and the event will extend to the Fayette County Career Center, also located on the square. Persons interested in taking UT Martin classes this fall are invited. The mayors of both Somerville and Fayette County will give opening remarks, and Dr. Tom Rakes, university chancellor, and Dr. Tommy Cates, executive director for the university¹s Office of Extended Campus and Online Studies, are among those scheduled to attend. Cates will also introduce representatives from each of the university¹s five colleges: Business, Education, Agriculture, Humanities and Engineering. These representatives will be in the career center¹s seminar rooms and classrooms and will serve as individual advisors to those interested in UT Martin classes.

 

Representatives from both the university’s Admissions Office and the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will be present in the two classrooms of the career center to offer seminars and in the computer lab to assist participants with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. A meeting will be held for those interested in joining the advisory board in Fayette County. Other festivities will include an alumni table for visitors and a live radio remote.

Educating Older Adults and Disabled

Disabled persons suffering from a permanent total disability that totally incapacitates them from working and persons who have retired from state service with thirty (30) or more years of service, or persons who will become sixty (60) years of age or older during the academic quarter or semester, whichever is applicable, in which such persons begin classes and, who live in Tennessee, may audit courses at any state-supported college or university without paying tuition charges, maintenance fees, student activity fees or registration fees; however, this privilege availability of capacity of the class.

 

Also, disabled persons, and those who will become sixty-five (65) years of age or older during the academic quarter or semester, whichever is applicable, in which such persons begin classes and, who live in Tennessee, may be enrolled in courses for credit at state-supported colleges and universities with a fee of $7 per semester hour with a limit of seventy dollars ($70.00) a semester.

 

http://law.justia.com/codes/tennessee/2010/title-49/chapter-7/part-1/49-7-113