Transfer schools

Transferring to University of Portland

university of portland

The University of Portland is a private Catholic university located in North Portland. Approximately 3,700 undergraduate students attend UP. It is Oregon's only comprehensive university with schools of business, education, engineering, nursing, a College of Arts and Sciences, and a graduate school. For the 21st consecutive year, UP has earned a top-10 ranking by U.S. News & World Report in it's annual list of best colleges. See how many credits you’ll need, GPA requirements, and how to apply on University of Portland's Transfer Admissions site.

Classes you can take at PCC

General education classes

University of Portland evaluates transfer credit on a course-by-course basis. No block transferring is done, so an associate degree will not automatically transfer.

Major-specific classes

These are required classes for specific programs, and the equivalent classes here at PCC.

Business
University requirement PCC equivalent Credits
CST 107 Effective Public Speaking SP 111 Public Speaking 4
ENG 107 College Writing

WR 121 & 122 English Composition

8

MTH 121 Calculus for Business and Social Science (only required for Economics, Finance, Operations Technology Management, and Global Business with a concentration area of Accounting, EIM and Marketing & Sustainability.)

MTH 241 Calc. for Management, Life, & Social Science 

4
BUS 209 & 210 Financial & Managerial Accounting BA 211, 212, & 213 Principles of Accounting I, II, & III 9
BUS 250 Legal and Social Responsibility in Business BA 226 Business Law I 4
ECN 120 & 121 Principles of Macroeconomics and Microeconomics

EC 201 Principles of Microeconomics

EC 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
8
MTH 161 Elementary Statistics MTH 243 & 244 Statistics I & II 8
BUS 101 Software Applications Workshop BA 131 Computers in Business 4
Education - Elementary
University requirement PCC equivalent Credits
ED 320 Foundations of Education ED 224 Foundations of Education 3
ED 330 Policies and Practices for Diverse Learners

ED 251 Overview of Exceptional Learners

ED 270 Practicum

6
ED 414 Children's & Adolescent Lit. ED 112 Introduction to Children's Literature 3
ENG 107 College Writing WR 121 & 122 English Composition (B grade or higher) 8
ED 340 Pre-Adolescent Health and Wellness for Educators

HE 295 + PE 295 Health & Fitness for Life  (lec & lab)  

or

HE 250 Personal Health + 1 PE course
3-4
MTH 105 & 106 Math for Elementary Teachers I & II MTH 211, 212 & 213 Foundations of Elementary Math I, II, & III 12

BIO 203 Human Form and Function

BI 101 General Biology

4
PHL 220 Ethics PHL 202 Elementary Ethics 4
MTH 161 Elementary Statistics

MTH 243 Statistics I

4
ENG 112 Introduction to Literature ENG 104 Introduction to Literature 4
PHL 150 Introductory Philosophy PHL 201 Introduction to Philosophy 4

Social Science Electives

Any 2 from different disciplines:  ATH 103, EC 202, PS 201, 202, 204, 205, PSY 201A, 202A, SOC 204, 205 8
FA 207 Fine Arts

TA 101 Theater Appreciation or MUS 105 Music Appreciation

And

ART 204 or 205, or 206 History of Western Art

3-4

 

4

HST 210 or 211 History of the U.S.

HST 201 or 202 or 203 U.S. History

4
ENV 110 Earth Systems Science G 201 Physical Geology 4
Education - Secondary
University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits
ED 320 Foundations of Education ED 224 Foundations of Education 3
ED 330 Policies and Practices for Diverse Learners

ED 251 Overview of Exceptional Learners

ED 270 Practicum

6
ENG 107 College Writing WR 121 & 122 English Composition 8
ENG 112 Introduction to Literature ENG 104 Introduction to Literature 4
PHL 150 Introductory Philosophy PHL 201 Introduction to Philosophy 4
PHL 220 Ethics PHL 202 Elementary Ethics 4

Social Science Electives (UP Core)*

Choose 2 different disciplines
Any 2:  ATH 103, EC 202, PS 201, 202, 204, 205, PSY 201(A), 202(A), SOC 204, 205, SP 214 ( If you are getting a Social Studies endorsement, take EC 202, SOC 204 or 205, and an elective.) 8
HST 210 or 211 History of the U.S. HST 201 or 202 or 203 U.S. History 4
MTH 161 Elementary Statistics

MTH 243 Statistics I

4
Science Elective Any BI, CH, ESR, G, GS, or PHY course 4-5
ENV182 Environmental Science ESR 171, 172, or 173 Environmental Science: Biological, Chemical, or Geological Perspectives 4
FA 207 Fine Arts

TA 101 Theatre Appreciation
 or

MUS 105 Music Appreciation

and

ART 204, 205 or 206 History of Western Art

3-4

 

 

4

Engineering

PCC's Engineering department has the most up-to-date engineering transfer information. See Engineering transfer guides.

Nursing

Find transfer guides and admission requirements on University of Portland's Nursing Transfer page.

Don't see your major? This is not a complete list of all the majors you can transfer into at this school. If you don't see your major, you just need to research program requirements on your transfer school's website. See how to transfer from PCC to a four-year school.

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.