Role Descriptions: The Oregon Transfer Program is designed for students who will continue with upper
Intended Learning Outcomes: Students who complete this degree should be able to:
1. Communicate effectively by determining the purpose, audience and context of communication, and respond to feedback to improve clarity, coherence and effectiveness in workplace, community and academic pursuits.
2. Apply scientific, cultural and political perspectives to natural and social systems and use an understanding of social change and social action to address the consequences of local and global human activity.
3. Identify and investigate problems, evaluate information and its sources, and use appropriate methods of reasoning to develop creative and practical solutions to personal, professional and community issues.
4. Use an understanding of the variations in human culture, perspectives and forms of expression to constructively address issues that arise out of cultural differences in the workplace and community.
5. Demonstrate and apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to enter and succeed in a defined profession or advanced academic program.
6. Assess, examine and reflect on one’s own academic skill, professional competence and personal beliefs and how these impact others.
7. Transfer into upper division courses for a baccalaureate degree at any institution in the Oregon University System, having met all lower division general education requirements and being granted junior standing for university registration purposes.
The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree is an opportunity for students to complete lower division degree requirements at OCCC.
Any student having the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) degree recognized on an official college transcript will have met the lower division general education requirements of baccalaureate degree programs of any institution in the Oregon University System.
Students transferring under this agreement will have junior status for registration purposes. Course, class standing or GPA, and requirements for specific majors, departments or schools are not necessarily satisfied by an AAOT degree.
All courses should be aligned with the student’s intended program of study and the degree requirements of the baccalaureate institution to which the student plans to transfer. A student is encouraged to work with an advisor in the selection of courses.
The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree is awarded to students who meet the following requirements:
All candidates must complete elective credits to meet the overall requirement of 90 credits for this degree. Elective courses may be any number of credits. Elective credits may include any lower division collegiate course. A maximum of 12 credits of Career and Technical Education courses may be applied to this degree. 1-credit MSD workshops may not be applied to this degree. A maximum of 3 credits of physical education (PE) may be applied to this degree.
• All courses should be aligned with the student’s intended program of study and the degree requirement of the baccalaureate institution to which the student plans to transfer. Students are encouraged to work with an advisor in the selection of courses.
• All Foundational Requirements and Discipline Studies courses must be a minimum of three credits, except for Health/Wellness/Fitness courses, which may be any number of credits.
• All courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or better. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the time the AAOT is awarded.
• Complete a minimum of 24 credit hours at Oregon Coast Community College.
Scheduling requirements and limited resources prevent all courses from being offered every term or every year. Some courses may be offered exclusively via distance delivery. Course numbers, titles, course and program applicability, prerequisites, instructional format, delivery methods, and content may change without notice. Students are advised to consult with an advising specialist each term to select courses, create and maintain personal educational plans, and obtain the most current information.