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Transferring to Pacific University

Pacific University

Pacific University is a private school located in Forest Grove. Pacific offers 74 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to its student body of approximately 3,600. Some of Pacific's majors are offered on their smaller campuses in Eugene, Hillsboro, and Woodburn. Pacific University visits the Rock Creek campus a few times a month - see events and school visits. See how many credits you’ll need, GPA requirements, and how to apply on Pacific's Transfer Admissions site.

Classes you can take at PCC

General education classes

If you have an AAOT degree, you will have met Pacific's general education requirements except Foreign Language, the Four Cornerstones and Senior Capstone.

Major-specific classes

Arts & Humanities Includes the following majors:

Applied Theatre, Art, Art History, Dance, English Literature, English Creative Writing, Media Arts (General Media Studies, Journalism, Film & Video, Integrated Media), Music (Music Education, Music Performance, Music Therapy), Philosophy, Theatre, World Languages (French, German, Japanese, Spanish, or Modern Languages)

Business

Education

Natural Sciences Includes the following majors:

Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science (Biology, Chemistry & Toxicology, Sustainable Design), Exercise Science (Integrative Physiology, Motor Behavior), Math, Physics

Social Sciences Includes the following majors:

Anthropology, Criminal Justice Law and Society, Economics, Environmental Studies:Policy, Culture & Society, History, International Studies, Politics & Government, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, Sociology

Pre-Dental Hygiene Bachelor of Science

School of Dental Hygiene Studies

Pacific University pre-dental hygiene BS prerequisites and PCC equivalents
University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits
Natural Sciences: Human Anatomy and Phys. - year-long series Microbiology w/lab - 1 course Chemistry w/lab - 1 course BI 231, 232, 233 Anatomy and Physiology - 12 cr. BI 234 Microbiology - 5 cr. CH 104 General Chemistry or higher- 5 cr. 22
Communication:Interpersonal Comm./Speech - 1 course English Composition/Writing - 1 course COMM 214 Interpersonal Comm – 4cr. WR 121 English Composition - 4 cr. 8
Social Sciences:Psychology - 1 course Sociology - 1 course Choose 1: PSY 201A, 202A, 213, 214, 215, 216, 220, 222, 231, 232, 239, 240 Choose 1: SOC 204, 205, 206, 213, 218, 232 8
Statistics - 1 course MTH 243 Statistics I 5
Art, Music, or Theatre - 1 course ART 101, 102, 103, 115, 116, 117, 131, 141, 142, 143, 181, 204, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 221, 224, 231, 237, 241, 242, 243, 253, 256, 276, 277, 281, 284, 287, 291, 293, MUS 105, 110, 111, 112, 113, 202, 203, 205, 210, 211, 212, 213, TA 101, 111, 112, 113, 141, 142, 143, 180. 227, 241, 242, 243, 253, 261, 274 3 - 4
Humanities: Language, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Ethics, History, Media Arts -8 semester cr. ENG 104, 105, 106, 108, 109, 195, 196, 197, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 209, 211, 213, 240, 250, 253, 255, 257, 258, 260, 261, 275, PHL 201, 202, 204, 205, 208, 221, 222, R 210,HST 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 218, 225, 240, 270, 274, 276, 277, 278, 279, 285, FR 103 or 251, GER 103 or 251, JPN 103 or 251, SPA 103 or 251 12 or more
Nutrition - 1 course FN 225 Nutrition 4
Spanish - 1 course SPA 101 or 150 First year Spanish 4-6
Medical Terminology - 1 course MP 111 Medical Terminology 4
Pre-Occupational Therapy Doctorate

School of Occupational Therapy

Pacific University pre-occupational therapy doctorate prerequisites and PCC equivalents
University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits
Natural Science: To include Human Anatomy & Physiology and Physics (strongly recommended)- 18 quarter credits Science courses should be taken within the last 7 years. BI 231, 232,& 233 Anatomy and Physiology (prerequisite BI 112 will also count toward science credits) General Physics (PHY 201) or Kinesiology (not offered at PCC) is strongly recommended 12 (4) At least 2 additional credits
Social Sciences: Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Politics, Government, Business, or Economics (courses should address individual and group patterns of thought and behavior) Must include courses in human development and abnormal psychology. -18 quarter credits PSY 201A or 202A Intro. to Psychology PSY 215 Human Development PSY 239 Abnormal Psychology Additional courses from PSY, SOC, ATH, PS, BA, or EC 18 or more
Expository Writing 4.5 quarter credits WR 121 & 122 English Composition WR 222 is Highly Recommended 8 (4)
Humanities: Courses from 2 areas-Literature, Religion, History, Philosophy, the History or Appreciation of Art, Music, or Theater -9 quarter credits ART 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 211, 212, 213, COMM 100, ENG104, 105, 106, 108, 109, 195, 197, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 209, 211, 213, 240, 250, 253, 255, 257, 258, 260, 261, 275, HUM201, 202, 203, 230, PHL 201, 202, 204, 205, 208, 221, 222, R 210,HST 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 218, 225, 240, 270, 274, 276, 277, 278, 279, 285 9 or more
Medical Terminology MP 111 Medical Terminology 4
Statistics MTH 243 Statistics 5
Pre-Optometry Doctorate

College of Optometry

Pacific University pre-optometry doctorate prerequisites and PCC equivalents
University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits
Biological Sciences: Microbiology & Human Anatomy and Physiology BI 231, 232, & 233 Anatomy & Physiology- 12cr. and BI 234 Microbiology- 5cr. Pacific is not as concerned with the number of credits in the Biological Science area as they are with the required coursework. 17
Chemistry: One year of General Chemistry and a standard one year course with labs in organic chemistry or 1 semester of organic chemistry and 1 semester of biochemistry CH 221, 222, & 223 General Chemistry- 15cr. and Take either: CH 241 Organic Chemistry-5cr. and CH 211 Intro. to Biochemistry- 4 cr. or *CH 241, 242, & 243 Organic Chemistry-15cr. 15 9-15
Calculus MTH 251 Calculus I 4
Statistics MTH 243 Statistics I 5
One year course in Physics (it does not need to be Calculus based) PHY 201, 202, 203 General Physics - 12cr. or PHY 211, 212, 213 General Physics - 15cr. 12 or 15
General Psychology PSY 201A General Psychology 4
English: Must include 2 courses in Writing Composition (Expository, Technical, and Scientific Writing courses are recommended) WR 121 English Composition- 4cr. and WR 122 English Composition- 4cr. and additional 4 credits of ENG or WR courses (WR 227 is strongly recommended) 12 or more
Pre-Pharmacy Doctorate

School of Pharmacy

Pacific University pre-pharmacy doctorate prerequisites and PCC equivalents
University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits
Biological Sciences to include:General Biology - 8 semester cr./12 quarter cr. Microbiology - 3 semester cr./3quarter cr. Human Anatomy and Phys. - 8 semester cr./12 quarter cr. BI 211, 212, 213 General Biology - 15cr. BI 234 Microbiology - 5cr. BI 231, 232, 233 Anatomy & Phys. I, II, III- 12cr. 32
Chemistry to include:General Chemistry w/lab -8 semester cr./12 quarter cr. Organic Chemistry w/lab -8 semester cr./12 quarter cr. CH 221, 222, 223 General Chemistry I, II, III - 15cr. CH 241, 242, 243 Organic Chemistry I, II, III - 15cr. 30
Physics w/lab - 3 semester cr/ 4 quarter cr PHY 201 General Physics 4
Calculus - 3 semester cr. / 4 quarter cr MTH 251 Calculus I 4
Psychology Intro or Abnormal Psychology- 3 semester cr. /3 quarter cr PSY 201A or 202A Intro to Psychology or 239 Abnormal Psychology 4
English -6 semester cr./8 quarter cr. Must include 3 semester hrs. of English Composition WR 121 English Composition Plus WR 122 or other ENG course 8
Humanities/Fine Arts - 3 semester cr./ 3 quarter cr. Geography, History, Religion, Philosophy, English, Art, Drama, Theatre Arts 3-4
Social/Behavior Sciences - 3 semester cr./ 3 quarter cr. Anthropology, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology 4
Economics- 3 semester cr./3 quarter cr. EC 201 Microeconomics or EC 202 Macroeconomics 4
Speech/Communication/Debate - 3 semester cr./ 3 quarter cr. COMM 111 Public Speaking 4
Pre-Physical Therapy Doctorate

School of Physical Therapy

Pacific University pre-physical therapy doctorate prerequisites and PCC equivalents
University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits

Biological Sciences to include:

General Biology - 4 semester cr./7 quarter cr.

Human Anatomy and Phys. - 8 semester cr./12 quarter cr.

BI 211 & 212 General Biology - 10cr.

BI 231, 232, 233 Anatomy & Phys. I, II, III- 12cr.

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General Chemistry w/lab -8 semester cr./12 quarter cr. CH 221, 222, 223 General Chemistry I, II, III - 15cr. 15
Physics w/lab - 8 semester cr/ 12 quarter cr PHY 201, 202, 203 General Physics 12
Statistics - 2 semester cr. / 3 quarter cr MTH 243 Statistics 5
Psychology - 6 semester cr. /9 quarter cr PSY 201A Intro to Psychology and 1 additional psychology course 8

English/Writing - 6 semester cr./12 quarter cr.

Must include 1 upper-division course

WR 121 English Composition

Upper-division course to be taken at 4-year school

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Humanities/Social Sciences - 6 semester cr./ 9 quarter cr. Art, Humanities, Music, Foreign Language, Geography, History, Religion, Philosophy, English, Theatre Arts, Anthropology, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Women's Studies 9

Recommended Coursework - Not Required

Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Kinesiology, Pharmacology, Medical Terminology, Spanish, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Aging and Disability, Public Health, Technical Writing, Communications/Public Speaking

   
Pre-Physician Assistant Master of Science

School of Physician Assistant Studies

Pacific University pre-physician assistant master of science prerequisites and PCC equivalents
University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits
Biological Sciences: Must include complete Anatomy & Physiology sequence w/lab, (within 7 years) and Microbiology or Bacteriology (lab not required) BI 231, 232, & 233 Anatomy and Physiology (Must be completed within 7 years of matriculation date) AND BI 234 Microbiology 17
Chemistry: A year-long series of General Chemistry with Labs. One Organic or Biochemistry course. CH 221, 222, & 223 General Chemistry AND CH 241 Organic Chemistry or CH 211 Introduction to Biochemistry 20
Statistics: Must include a course taken in a department of Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, or Math MTH 243 Statistics 5
Psychology or Sociology: Any course in Psychology or Sociology PSY or SOC classes 8

Heads up! We do our best to keep this site current, but transfer requirements tend to change without warning. Always check with an advisor at your transfer school before making your final decision about classes.