Associate of Science Oregon Transfer Degree- Business (ASOTB)

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

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.

Writing

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

Math

All candidates must complete a minimum of 3 courses with a minimum of MTH 95 as a prerequisite, 1 course must be statistics - MTH 243, Statistics I

 

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.

Communication

Completion of one course in SP 111, or 112, or 113

 

DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS

Courses must be at least three credits each.

Cultural Diversity

A cultural diversity course must be completed. This course can come from the Arts & Letters or Social Science list. Refer to the current catalog for a list of courses.

Arts and Letters

Must complete a minimum of 3 courses 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).

See catalog for a complete list.

Social Science

Must complete a minimum of 4 courses, including 2 courses in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics - EC 201 & EC 202

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

See catalog for a complete list.

Lab Science

Must complete a minimum 3 courses of laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, General Science, or Physics

See catalog for a complete list.

BUSINESS SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

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 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 sheet 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.