World Languages - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT)

Description

The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer with a focus in world languages is for students seeking a bachelor’s degree in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Chinese, a related area, or a teaching endorsement featuring world language, literature, and culture studies.

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 before enrollment. In addition, students should be aware that certain courses have recommended preparation.

Course Requirements

Course Title Credits
General Education/Foundational
Health:
Choose 3 credits 13
Mathematics:
Choose one course4
Oral Communication:
Choose one course3-4
Recommend: COMM 115
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 prefixes 29-12
Recommend: Second year world language courses
Social Science:
Choose four courses from at least two prefixes 312-16
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

The COCC faculty member specific to each language can provide guidance to students who have previous language background.

Oregon public universities that offer bachelor’s degrees, minors, certificates, or endorsements in world languages and related fields:

  • Eastern Oregon University
  • Oregon State University (Corvallis)
  • Portland State University
  • Southern Oregon University
  • University of Oregon
  • Western Oregon University

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 & Letters (recommend world language)3-4
Mathematics:4
Oral Communication (recommend COMM 115) 4
WR 121Academic Composition4
 Credits15-16
Second Term
Discipline Studies Social Science (recommend ANTH 240)4
Discipline Studies Arts & Letters (recommend world lanugague)3-4
Elective1
Health (3 credits with HHP or HHPA prefix)3
WR 122
Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition
Technical Writing
4
 Credits15-16
Third Term
Discipline Studies Arts & Letters (recommend world language)3-4
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 Credits90-104

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