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    Blue Mountain Community College
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Academic Catalog

Degrees and Certificate Programs



Career Pathways  

Blue Mountain Community College provides educational opportunities in the following programs:

Lower-Division Collegiate Transfer Programs

Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (A.A.O.T.) Degree  
Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree  
Associate of General Studies (A.G.S.) Degree  
Associate of Science Oregon Transfer/Business (A.S.O.T/Bus) Degree  
Associate of Science Oregon Transfer/Computer Science (A.S.O.T/CS) Degree  

Career and Technical Programs A.A.S./Certificates and Career Pathways Certificates of Completion (CPCC)

These programs provide students with training to qualify them for work in specific fields. Career Pathway Certificates, One-year certificates and/or two-year associate of applied science degrees are offered in the following areas:

  • Accounting Technology: Bookkeeping, Tax Support
  • Administrative Office Professional: General, Legal, Medical
  • Agriculture Business, Production, Crops, Livestock
  • Business Administration and Management, Hospitality and Gaming, Leadership, Medical, Web Development
  • Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship
  • Criminal Justice: Corrections, Court Technician, Law Enforcement
  • Data Center Technician
  • Dental Assisting Technician
  • Diesel Technology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • English Language Development
  • Fire Science Technology
  • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship
  • Industrial Systems Technology
  • Nursing
  • Precision Irrigated Agriculture
  • Retail Management
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Welding

Statement of Core Competency Skills

Through the course offerings necessary to attain a degree, BMCC students will have achieved the following core competency skills:

  • Written and oral communication
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Community, cultural, and diversity awareness
  • Information and technology literacy
  • Workplace, wellness, and ethical responsibility

To ensure the educational breadth necessary to acquire these core competencies, degree candidates must complete work in general education and other specific requirements related to each degree.

Transfer Options

Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (A.A.O.T) 
Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree  
Associate of General Studies (A.G.S.) Degree  
Associate of Science Oregon Transfer/Business (A.S.O.T/Bus) Degree  
Associate of Science Oregon Transfer/Computer Science (A.S.O.T/CS) Degree  

Transfer Status

Any student who holds an AAOT, AS, or ASOT degree that conforms to the guidelines set forth herein, and who transfers to any institution in the Oregon University System, will have met the lower division general education requirements of that institution’s baccalaureate degree programs. Students transferring with this degree will have junior standing for registration purposes. For transfer students graduating from high school in 1997 and thereafter, the Oregon University System has a second language admission requirement: two terms of a college level second language with an average grade of C or above, OR two years of the same high school level second language with an average grade of C or above, OR satisfactory performance on an approved second language assessment of proficiency. Demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language meets this second language admission requirement.

Oregon Transfer Module (OTM)  

Interstate Passport I

The Interstate Passport program enables successful transfer of a block of lower-level general education learning to other institutions participating in the Interstate Passport Network (Network). Students who earn their Passport at Blue Mountain Community College will not be required to repeat or take additional course work to meet lower-division general education requirements in the Passport’s nine areas when they transfer to any other Network member institution. BMCC will began transcripting the Interstate Passport in 2015. Students with an interest in earning the Passport should see our website at http://www.bluecc.edu/InterstatePassport and contact their Advisor.

Degree and Certificate Options

ASSOCIATE OF GENERAL STUDIES DEGREE (A.G.S.) This is a non-designated non-transfer two-year degree that consists of both career and technical education (CTE) courses and college-transfer courses.
A total of 90 credits are required for this degree.  All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the time the A.G.S. is awarded.

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE (A.A.S.) This degree is awarded to students who complete the requirements of a two-year designated program as outlined in the college catalog.
These degrees are two-year designated career and technical programs requiring a minimum of 90 credits. Each degree listed on the following pages includes program requirements and foundational requirements designed to meet core competencies that meet state requirements for writing, speech, mathematics/computer science, human relations, and general education.

These degrees are two-year designated career and technical programs requiring a minimum of 90 credits. Each degree listed on the following pages includes program requirements and foundational requirements designed to meet core competencies that meet state requirements for writing, speech, mathematics/computer science, human relations, and general education.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION This certificate is awarded to students who complete the requirements of a specific curriculum of less than two academic years.
The certificate of completion must include at least 9 credit hours of foundational requirement courses in the areas of communication, computation, and human relations. For specific program requirements, see the Program Description section of this catalog. Program requirements are subject to change. Please consult with an advisor for the most up-to-date information.

CAREER PATHWAYS CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION (CPCC) This is a less-than-one-year certificate in which all courses are contained within an existing A.A.S. or certificate program. The career pathway certificate provides a credential to acknowledge skill proficiency tied to a specific occupation, allowing the student to select that occupation or apply all coursework to an associated certificate or A.A.S. degree.

STATEWIDE CAREER PATHWAYS CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION (SCPC) This is a less-than-one-year certificate in which all courses are contained within an existing A.A.S. or certificate program. The career pathway certificate provides a credential to acknowledge skill proficiency tied to a specific occupation, allowing the student to select that occupation or apply all coursework to an associated certificate or A.A.S. degree.

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship training as a method of career and technical education is recognized by the Apprenticeship and Training Division of the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI). It combines on-the-job training and trade-related instruction taken in conjunction with each other. Apprenticeship courses are approved for BOLI-registered apprentices or journey-level workers and are not available to the general public.

BMCC’s apprenticeship program offers associate of applied science degrees and certificates of completion for journeymen in the areas of inside electrician, manufacture plant electrical, limited maintenance electrical, plumbing, industrial maintenance mechanic, and programmable logic controller technician as part of Oregon’s community college statewide apprenticeship degree program. The program provides statewide transfer opportunities, certificates of completion, and an optional transfer path into either a bachelor of applied in technology and management or a Bachelor of Science degree in operations management at the Oregon Institute of Technology.  Electricians and plumbers require state licensure. Related training courses meet industry standards and are offered through a partnership between the Oregon State Apprenticeship Training Council and the local Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.  
 If you are interested in becoming registered in an Oregon State Apprenticeship program, please contact the Oregon State Bureau of Labor and Industries Apprenticeship Training Division at 971-673-0761 or www.boli.state.or.us for program and entrance requirements. For more information on BMCC’s apprenticeship certificates and degrees, see pages 58, 65-66 and 69 of this catalog, or contact the Director of Apprenticeship at 541-278-5854.

 

Blue Mountain Community College

Agriculture

Associate of Applied Science

Career Pathways Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion

Apprenticeship

Associate of Applied Science

Career Pathways Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion

Statewide Career Pathways Certificate of Completion

Business Administration

Associate of Applied Science

Career Pathways Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion

Less-Than-One-Year Certificate

Criminal Justice

Associate of Applied Science

Career Pathways Certificate of Completion

Data Center Technician

Other Programs

Dental Assisting

Certificate of Completion

Diesel Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Career Pathways Certificate of Completion

Early Childhood Education

Associate of Applied Science

Career Pathways Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion

Less-Than-One-Year Certificate

Education

Emergency Services

Associate of Applied Science

Certificate of Completion

Engineering Technologies

English & Writing

Fine Arts

Human Development

Industrial Systems Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Career Pathways Certificate of Completion

Math and Computer Science

Certificate of Completion

Nursing

Associate of Applied Science

Science

Social Science

Welding

Certificate of Completion

Other Programs

Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer

Associate of General Studies

Associate of Science Oregon Transfer/Business

Certificate of Completion

Other Programs


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