Degrees you can earn at PCC

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PCC offers 5 degrees. Some are designed to transfer to a four-year school, and others can only transfer under certain circumstances. Learn about degrees in Panther Tracks: Meet the degrees.

To earn any PCC degree, you have to meet some basic requirements such as English and Math competencies, GPA and credit limits, to name a few. Read more about these comprehensive requirements.

Our degrees

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Associate of Applied Science

What you'll learn: specific skills for your future job. Choose majors in areas like healthcare, business, building, engineering, media arts, public service, and education.
Where you'll go: this degree prepares you to go right to work in your industry.

25%

general education, writing, and math

75%

program requirements
technical classes specific to your career

25%:
general education, writing, and math
75%:
program requirements (technical classes specific to your career)

Plan your classes: use the AAS worksheet


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Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer

What you'll learn: a solid foundation in subjects like writing, mathematics, and science.
Where you'll go: you'll transfer to an Oregon Public University.

70%

general education, writing, math, health, and PE

30%

student choice (choose from transfer classes)

70%:
general education, writing, math, health, and PE
30%:
student choice (choose from transfer classes)

Plan your classes: use the AAOT worksheet


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Associate of Science Oregon Transfer in Business

What you'll learn: a solid foundation in subjects like writing, mathematics, and science.
Where you'll go: designed for students to transfer to an Oregon Public University and seek entry into a business program. This degree will meet lower-division general education requirements at an Oregon public university. Students will have junior status for registration purposes.

70%

general education, writing, and math

25%

program requirements
business classes

5%
70%:
general education, writing, and math
25%:
program requirements (business classes)
5%:
student choice

student choice

Plan your classes: use the ASOT-BUS worksheet


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Associate of Science

What you'll learn: it's up to you!
Where you'll go: this degree is flexible and can give you a good start before transferring to a four-year school. It allows more freedom in course selection than the AAOT, but doesn't guarantee you'll be accepted as having completed all lower-divisision requirements. You'll need to work with an advisor to choose your classes based on your major.

35%

general education, writing, and math

65%

student choice
choose from transfer classes

35%:
general education, writing, and math
65%:
student choice (choose from transfer classes)

Plan your classes: use the AS worksheet


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Associate of General Studies

What you'll learn: it's up to you!
Where you'll go: this degree is designed for students wishing to acquire a broad education, rather than pursue a specific major or career. Because of the flexibility of this degree, it may not fulfill requirements for transfer to a four-year school. You'll need to work with an advisor to choose your classes depending on your academic goals.

25%

general education, writing, and math

75%

student choice
choose from transfer classes or technical classes

25%:
general education, writing, and math
75%:
student choice (choose from transfer classes or technical classes)

Plan your classes: use the AGS worksheet




Oregon Transfer Module - The Oregon Transfer Module (OTM) is not a degree. It provides a one-year curriculum of general education course work for students who plan to transfer to a state college in Oregon.

General Education

All PCC degrees require General Education credits. This page lists all general education classes and which degrees they can be used towards: General Education/Discipline Studies.