Humanities - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT)

Description

The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer with a focus in humanities includes courses that are commonly required for this major and meets lower division general education requirements at all Oregon public universities. 

The humanities encompass diverse subjects in Western and non-Western cultures and is concerned with the study of:

  • Human experience and communication
  • Philosophy, values, and beliefs
  • Language arts
  • Cultural traditions 

Statewide General Education Student Learning Outcomes

Please see the General Education page for statewide general education student learning outcomes.

Entrance Requirements

While this program has no formal entrance requirements, individual courses may have prerequisites which must be met prior to enrollment.

Course Requirements

Course Title Credits
General Education/Foundational
Health:
Choose 3 credits 13
Mathematics:
Choose one course4
Oral Communication:
Choose one course3-4
Writing:
WR 121Academic Composition4
WR 122Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition4
or WR 227 Technical Writing
General Education/Discipline studies
Cultural Literacy:
One course from the following categories must be designated as cultural literacy on the Discipline Studies list (credits count once).
Arts and Letters:
Choose three courses from at least two prefixes9-12
Social Science:
Choose four courses from at least two prefixes12-16
Science/Math/Computer Science:
Choose four courses from at least two prefixes including at least three laboratory courses in biological and/or physical science12-20
Electives
Choose any course numbered 100 or above that brings the total credits to 90 quarter hours. This may include up to 12 credits of Career and Technical Education courses designated by COCC as acceptable.39
Total Credits90-106

Advising Notes

Transfer students seeking a bachelor’s degree in specific or interdisciplinary humanities fields are advised to select general education/discipline studies and elective courses that will also fulfill major and minor requirements at the destination university to which they intend to transfer. COCC transfer students are encouraged to consult college catalogs and work closely with their advisors.

Performance Standards

  • Academic Requirements:
    • Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA to earn a COCC certificate or degree.
    • Options for additional standards:
      • All courses in the program must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Sample Plan

Sample Plan Grid
First TermCredits
Discipline Studies Arts & Letters3-4
Mathematics:4
Oral Communication:3-4
WR 121Academic Composition4
 Credits14-16
Second Term
Discipline Studies Social Science3-4
Discipline Studies Arts & Letters3-4
Health (3 credits with HHP or HHPA prefix) 13
Elective3
WR 122
Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition
Technical Writing
4
 Credits16-18
Third Term
Discipline Studies Arts & Letters3-4
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science 3-5
Discipline Studies Social Science 3-4
Elective4
Elective4
 Credits17-21
Fourth Term
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science3-5
Discipline Studies Social Science 3-4
Elective4
Elective4
 Credits14-17
Fifth Term
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science3-5
Discipline Studies Social Science3-4
Elective4
Elective4
 Credits14-17
Sixth Term
Discipline Studies Science/Math/Computer Science3-5
Elective4
Elective4
Elective4
 Credits15-17
 Total Credits90-106

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