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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Science Oregon Transfer/Computer Science (ASOT/CS)

Associate of Science Oregon Transfer/Computer Science (ASPT/CS.) degree will prepare students to transfer to an Oregon public university. Computer Science (CS) is the study of programs, data, computing machinery, and how these interact. Majors in computer science are offered at EOU, OSU, OIT, PSU, SOU, UO, and WOU in Oregon. Be aware that the core CS curriculum and major options vary at the above-listed schools. Consult with a BMCC faculty adviser before beginning your first term at BMCC as a CS transfer major.

The ASOT/CS is awarded to students who meet the following:

  1. Associate Degree Comprehensive Requirements
  2. Associate of Science Oregon Transfer/ Computer Science Degree Requirements:

A total of 90 credits are required for this degree. All courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or better. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the time the ASOT/CS is awarded.

Foundational Requirements:

Courses must be a minimum of 3 credits (except for Health/Wellness courses, which may be any number of credits)


A student must have at least 8 credits of Writing; WR123 may be used to complete the 8 credits.

Oral Communication:



One or more courses totaling at least three credits from Health/Wellness  .

Discipline Studies:

(courses must be at least 3 credits)

Arts and Letters:

Complete at least 3 courses chosen from at least two disciplines in this area  

Social Science:

Complete at least 4 courses chosen from at least two disciplines in this area   

Science/Math/Computer Science:

Complete at least 3 laboratory courses in biological and/or physical science  

Cultural Literacy:

Complete at least 1 course from any of the discipline studies that is designated as meeting the statewide criteria for cultural literacy (as indicated on the General Education/Discipline Studies List). This course cannot be one of the 11 required Discipline Studies courses. Course must have been completed summer term 2010 or later.

Elective Credit:

Complete 100 or 200 level lower division collegiate courses to meet the overall requirement of 90 credits for this degree. Elective courses may be any number of credits. A maximum of 12 credits of Career and Technical Education courses, as designated by BMCC, may be applied to this degree with the exception of BA 104  and BA 105 .