Degrees and Certificates

The Associate of Science Oregon Transfer - Business (ASOTB) degree is designed for students planning to transfer credits to any Oregon University system (OUS) school and seek entry into that institution's business school program. Students completing the ASOTB degree requirements, will have met the lower-division general education requirements of the OUS institution's baccalaureate degree programs.

Additional courses will need to be met for the individual business schools. Students transferring will have junior status for registration purposes. Admission to the business school program of an OUS institution is not guaranteed upon completion of the ASOTB degree. It is strongly recommended that students contact the specific OUS campus business school program early in the first term of their ASOTB program to be advised of additional requirements.

All candidates must complete the following:

Comprehensive Requirements 

Writing

All candidates must complete a minimum of eight (8) hours in writing with a grade of "C" or better. The courses that must be completed are: WR 121 & 122 or WR 227.

Math

All candidates must complete a minimum of 12 credits in MTH 111B or above, four (4) of which must be statistics.1. MTH 243, Statistics I, 4 cr.2. MTH 111B or above, 4 cr.3. Any additional four credit math course above MTH 111B

Computer Applications

Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software as demonstrated by the successful completion of:1. BA 131, 4 cr. or CAS 133, 3 cr.2. CAS 170 or CAS 171, 3 cr.

Distribution Requirements

Courses must be at least three credits each.

Arts & Letters
Must complete a minimum of 12 credits chosen from two of the following disciplines:

      Art, Dance, Humanities, Journalism, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Speech, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, World Languages (second year of a world languages, including ASL may be included, but not first year), and Writing (excluding WR 115, 185, 121, 122, and 227).One of the courses completed must be SP111, completed with a grade of "C" or higher.


See catalog(pdf) for a complete list.


Social Sciences
    Must complete a minimum of 12 credits with a minimum of eight credits in:Microeconomics and Macroeconomics with a grade of "C" or better.

Additional credits may include courses from: Anthropology, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology,Sociology, and Women's Studies.

See catalog(pdf) for a complete list.

Science
Must complete a minimum or 12 credits of laboratory courses from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, General Science, or Physics

See catalog(pdf) for a complete list.

Business Specific Requirements

Each course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better:

    BA 101, BA 211, BA 212, BA 213, BA 226. BA 226 may be replaced by any other faculty-approved 200 level BA course.

Requirements for Electives

Must complete additional elective or university specific prerequisite courses for a minimum of 90 credits. The ASOTB may include up to a maximum of 12 credits of professional/technical courses.

See catalog(pdf) for a complete list.

UNIVERSITY SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS


EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY

  • BA 226 - Business Law
  • BA 223 - Principles of Marketing
  • BA 206 - Management Fundamentals
  • WR 227 - Technical & Professional Writing
  • CAS 133 - Basic Computer Skills/Microsoft Office

OREGON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

  • BA 226 - Business Law
  • BA 223 - Principles of Marketing
  • BA 206 - Management Fundamentals
  • SP 215 - Business & Professional Speech
  • PSY 201 or 201A - General Psychology
  • WR 227 - Technical & Professional Writing
  • WR 122 - English Composition
  • MTH 244 - Statistics II
  • CAS 140 - Beginning Access
  • CAS 133 - Basic Computer Skills/Microsoft Office
  • CAS 170 - Beginning Excel
  • Small Business Management majors also need: WR 214, BA 224, BA 250
  • Marketing Majors also need: SP 140

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

  • BA 226 - Business Law
  • BA 250 - Small Business Management
  • BA 131 - Computers in Business
  • MTH 241 - Calculus for Management, Life, & Social Science
  • MTH 244 - Statistics II
  • WR 227 - Technical & Professional Writing
  • Management Information Systems majors also need: CS 133u or CS 161
  • International Business majors also need: 2 years of the same foreign language

PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY

  • BA 205 - Solving Communications Problems with Technology
  • CIS 122 - Software Design
  • MTH 244 - Statistics II
  • Accounting Majors: PS 201 & 202, PHL 202 or 209, 3 credits in ATH, PSY or SOC
  • Information Systems Management majors: take CIS 133b in place of CIS 122

SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY

  • BA 131 - Computers in Business
  • BA 226 - Business Law
  • GPA of 2.0 with GPA of 2.75 I pre-business core courses

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

  • WR 122 - English Composition
  • MTH 244 - Statistics II
  • MTH 241 - Math for Management Life and Social Science & MTH 242 to be taken at U of O (offered winter term) or MTH 251 Calculus I & MTH 252 Calculus II
  • Multicultural Requirement - see U of O General Education for list of courses.
  • DSC 240 is required for the business application and is only offered at U of O.

WESTERN OREGON

  • WR 122- English Composition
  • MTH 241- Calculus for Management, Life, and Social Science
  • BA 226- Business Law

Comprehensive Credit and GPA Requirements

    All candidates for a degree must earn a minimum of 90 credits which count towards an associate degree. (Many programs require more than 90 credits. See descriptions in specific programs for number of credits required.)
    All candidates must earn a minimum of 30 credits transcripted by PCC to establish residency. Non-traditional credit, credit transferred from another institution or credit earned through the course challenge process may not be used to establish the 30 credit residency requirement and the student petition process may not be used to waive the residency requirement.
    Twenty-four (24) of the credits earned at PCC must apply to the degree.
    The final 16 credits that apply to the degree must include at least eight credits earned at PCC.
    All candidates for a degree must earn a 2.0 overall grade point average (C average) or higher for:
      All courses applied to the degree
      All PCC courses applied to the degree

The following limitations apply:
No more than 12 credits of Cooperative Education courses
No more than nine credits of special topics courses (course number 199-199Z and 299-299Z)
No more than 24 credits of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Developmental education courses may not be applied to the degree
PE 10, Physical Education Activity Program, may not be applied to the degree
Course numbers beginning with a zero may not be applied to the degree
Students with A.A., A.A.S., A.G.S., A.S., B.A., B.S., degrees or higher from a U.S. accredited institution will have the basic competency in writing (WR 121) waived. Other writing requirements specified by the program remain in effect. For such students, the basic competency in mathematics can be met by submitting a transcript showing successful completion of a 100-level college math course. All other mathematics requirements for the program remain in effect.

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