Fountainhead College of Technology
About Fountainhead College of Technology
Knoxville, Tennessee is a mix of small town charm and big city fun. It is also home to Fountainhead College of Technology. The city has much to offer visitors and residents alike. Knoxville boasts its own symphony, opera, and ballet companies, as well as a host of theaters and other live music and performance venues. History buffs and culture mavens will appreciate Haley Heritage Square (in honor of Roots author Alex Haley) and the nineteenth-century Armstrong-Lockett House, which contains a collection of eighteenth century American and European furniture and decorative arts. The Beck Cultural Exchange Center features the history of African-Americans in Knoxville, and a self-guided downtown Cradle of Country Music walking tour highlights the beginnings of country music in Knoxville. Additionally, a wide range of historic sites and museums are located in Knoxville, covering Colonial, nineteenth-century, Civil War, and twentieth century local and regional history. The city has a lively visual arts community, featuring a number of galleries and the Knoxville Museum of Art. The city rests on the banks of the Tennessee River and in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The beauty and natural resources surrounding the area ensure limitless opportunities for fun and adventure. Most activities may be enjoyed year round, thanks to Knoxville's temperate climate zone. Boating, fishing, hiking, biking, and more await the visitor in a number of parks and recreational centers. Knoxville lives up to its musical heritage each night at the many nightclubs in the historic Old City and Market Square areas, and live music every weekday at One Vision Plaza in downtown Knoxville. Free outdoor concerts and movies keep Market Square hopping in spring, summer, and fall. Throughout the city and area visitors can find specialty shops and super-stores, open-air markets and intimate galleries. Dining options are plentiful. Savor the flavors of classic Southern cooking or world cuisines ¡V from the Bohemian to the upscale ¡V at more than 600 restaurants. Relax with friends and family at one of the downtown pubs and coffee shops.
Fountainhead College of Technology offers AAS and the Bachelor of Applied Science in computer technology with a concentration in application development. The program offers students programming and problem solving skills. Students are trained to design and develop several types of software, such as business applications, network distribution and operating systems, computer games, and compilers which translate code into machine language for use on a computer. Students build a Web portfolio as they progress. Day and evening classes are available and twenty percent of coursework may be accomplished via the Internet. The associate program can be completed in sixteen months, with the completion of the bachelor's degree in an additional sixteen months.
Job placement assistance is included in the services provided to students and graduates who are in good standing. There is no charge to the student, graduate or employer for this service. Federal and state financial aid is available to those who qualify. This is determined after students complete an interview with an admissions counselor and passed the enrollment exam.
Fountainhead College of Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.