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Transferring to Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University is located in Ashland, about 5 hours south of Portland. SOU offers 36 majors and 100 academic programs to its approximately 5,000 undergraduate students. Their top majors are Business Administration, Education, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Biology, and Theatre Arts. See how many credits you’ll need, GPA requirements, and how to apply on SOU’s Transfer Student Admissions site.

Below is information about how PCC courses transfer. To make an academic plan for transfer, contact your PCC Academic Advisor.

Transferring Credits

See how individual PCC courses will transfer using SOU’s course-by-course equivalency database.

General Education Classes

If you earn an AAOT degree or an ASOT-B degree from PCC, you will have finished your general education requirements at SOU. If you complete the Core Transfer Map (CTM) at PCC, you will have finished 8 of the 13 required SOU general education courses. If you do not complete one of these credentials at PCC, you can view SOU’s general education transfer guide to see how PCC courses will meet SOU’s general education requirements.

Major Requirements

You can access major transfer guides for Biology, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Education, English, and Psychology in the EAB Academic Planning tool.

SOU also offers several Degree Completion programs, which are designed for working adults who have completed 90 credits or an associate’s degree and specific prerequisites. SOU maintains prerequisite guides for their Degree Completion programs on their website.