Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 2011-2012

Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

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Required Courses

University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits
1 course of General Biology BI 101 General Biology or BI 211 Principles of Biology w/lab 4-5
1 course of General Chemistry (with lab) CH 104 or CH 221 General Chemistry w/lab 5
1 course of Psychology PSY 201 or 201A (others may qualify)


Recommended Courses:

3 terms of Anatomy & Physiology

BI 231, 232, & 233 Anatomy and Physiology 12

Students who have not completed the anatomy and physiology requirement will register to take this course at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine during the first year.


3 years of college is required, students must have completed at least 135 quarter credits of college course work.  It is recommended that students complete a bachelor’s degree before entering OCOM. All of the science courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher and should be no more than ten years old at the time of admission to OCOM. Meet with a PCC Academic Advisor and an advisor from OCOM to develop an effective transfer plan that will meet your individual needs.


PCC endeavors to create accurate transfer guides for students; however, requirements may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with PCC advisors and their transfer institution to ensure that their academic plan will meet requirements and timelines.

Last updated: November 2011