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Associate of Arts - Oregon Transfer Degree (AA/OT)
The AA/OT degree is designed for students planning to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program in the Oregon University System (University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Eastern Oregon University, Western Oregon University, Southern Oregon University, Portland State University, or Oregon Institute of Technology).  more...

Oregon Transfer Module (OTM)
The OTM allows for institutional recognition of the completion of one-year (full-time equivalent) of General Education coursework. Once awarded, the OTM is recognized by all of the public institutions of post-secondary education in the state. more...

Associate of Science Degree (AS)
The AS degree is designed for students who plan to transfer and complete a Bachelors of Science degree at a four-year institution. The degree requirements allow students more flexibility in course selection, allowing them to focus on their discipline requirements. more...

Associate of General Studies Degree (AGS)
The purpose of the degree in general studies is to provide students an opportunity to pursue a broad general education during the two years at a community college. It is intended as a flexible program for the student who is not pursuing a specified curriculum in the lower division transfer or career-technical area. more...

Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS)
Associate of Applied Science' (AAS) is a state approved associate degree that is intended to prepare graduates for direct entry into the workforce. AAS may also help to prepare students for career advancements, occupational licensures, or further study at the baccalaureate degree. more...

Associate of Science/Oregon Transfer Degree in Business (AS/OT-BUS)
Any student who holds the AS/OT-Bus degree that conforms to the following guidelines and who transfers to any institution in the Oregon University System, (University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Western Oregon University, Southern Oregon University, Oregon Institute of Technology and Eastern Oregon University) will have met the lower-division general education requirements of that institution’s baccalaureate degree programs. Students transferring with this degree will have junior standing for registration purposes. more...

Career Pathway Certificate of Completion
A Career Pathway’s Certificate of Completion is an Oregon community college credential comprised of 12-44 credits that are wholly contained in an approved Associate or Applied Science (AAS) Degree/Option or an independent Certificate of Completion (45+ credits). more...

One-Year Certificate of Completion
Certificate of Completion is awarded for a specific curriculum of fewer than 90 credits and is approved by the State Board of Education. Programs that are at least 45 credits are considered One-Year Certificates of Completion and are eligible for federal financial aid. Programs that are fewer than 45 credits are considered Less Than One-Year Certificates of Completion. These programs are state approved but may not be eligible for federal financial aid. more...

Less Than One-Year Certificate
Certificate of Completion is awarded for a specific curriculum of fewer than 90 credits and is approved by the State Board of Education. Programs that are at least 45 credits are considered One-Year Certificates of Completion and are eligible for federal financial aid. Programs that are fewer than 45 credits are considered Less Than One-Year Certificates of Completion. These programs are state approved but may not be eligible for federal financial aid. more...



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