Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT)

Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (A.A.O.T) degree, is a non-designated block transfer degree designed for the student who intends to transfer to a four-year college or university within the Oregon University System (OUS).

Students transferring under this agreement will have junior status for registration purposes. Course, class standing or GPA, and requirements for specific majors, departments or schools are not necessarily satisfied by an AAOT degree.

All courses should be aligned with the student’s intended program of study and the degree requirements of the baccalaureate institution to which the student plans to transfer. A student is encouraged to work with an advisor in the selection of courses.

The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree is awarded to students who meet the following:

  1. Associate Degree Comprehensive Requirements
  2. Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Requirements:

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 AAOT 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;

Oral Communication:


Complete a minimum of four credits in:


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 Arts & Letters (Humanities)  . 

Social Science:

Complete at least 4 courses chosen from at least two disciplines in Social Science  . 

Science/Math/Computer Science:

Complete at least 4 courses in Lab Science  / Non-Lab Science  / Mathematics  / Computer Science  from at least two disciplines including 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  . This course can be one of the 11 required Discipline Studies courses.

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.