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Associate of Science

The Associate of Science Oregon Transfer degree is for students who are interested in transferring to a four-year degree program at an Oregon public university. You have more freedom in choosing courses than in the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree. It is not guaranteed that you will have completed all of the General Education requirements for the university.

Visit a TBCC career education advisor and also talk to an advisor at the university where you plan to transfer. The university advisor will be able to tell you about the requirements for the university.

Comprehensive Requirements

  1. You need a minimum of 90 credits to graduate. All courses must have a number of “100” or above
  2. Resident Coursework Requirement: Overall, at least 30 credits of satisfactory coursework toward your degree must be earned at TBCC
  3. A 2.0 grade point average (C average) is required to graduate.
  4. Associate Degree Comprehensive Requirement limits:
    • TBCC courses approved to be repeated for credit can only be used once to count toward the degree. However, you can repeat Cooperative Education for a maximum of 12 credits.
    • If a general education course is split into multiple courses, i.e., a 101 course becomes 101A, 101B, and 101C, only one can be used to meet the requirement.
    • Max 12 credits of Cooperative Education can count toward degree.
    • Max nine credits of 199 or 299, experimental courses, can count toward degree.

Specific Requirements

Writing Competency

Complete WR 121 with a grade of “C” or better, or pass a writing course that has WR 121 or 122 as a prerequisite with a letter grade of “C” or better.


one course – MTH 105 or a MTH for which Intermediate Algebra is a prerequisite. Must be four credits


Complete HE 250 Personal Health and one credit (100 level or above) of Physical Education (PE) or complete HE 295 & PE 295 Health and Fitness for Life

*Basic Writing and Math competency are met with these courses.

General Education Requirements

You must earn a minimum of 21 credits of General Education. See the TBCC Course Catalog for a list.

You need at least seven credits in each of these areas:

  • Social Sciences
  • Arts & Letters
  • Mathematics, Sciences & Computer Studies

Elective Credit Requirements

You must select elective courses to reach a total of 90 credits from career technical or transfer courses. There is a maximum of three PE credits. No more than 12 credits of Career Technical Education (CTE) may be used.