Program Outcomes and Requirements

Degree and Certificates

Associate of Arts Transfer Degree (AAOT)

90 Credits

This is a transfer program that may serve the requirements of students transferring to baccalaureate programs at Oregon's Public Universities. The AAOT has rigorous requirements in mathematics, writing, science and social studies.

AAOT Learning Outcomes and Degree Requirements

2014-2015 AAOT Degree Worksheet

2015-2016 AAOT Degree Worksheet

Associate of General Studies (AGS) 90 Credits

The Associate of General Studies (AGS) degree provides flexibility for students by using a variety of college-level courses (generally 100-level or above) to design a two-year degree program in broad interdisciplinary areas. The AGS is tailored to your needs and interests while maintaining high general education standards. These courses can come from general education, academic, or collegiate-level professional-technical courses found in this catalog to meet Oregon Coast Community College's associate degree requirements.

AGS Learning Outcomes and Degree Requirements

2014-2015 AGS Degree Worksheet

2015-2016 AGS Degree Worksheet

Associate of Science Oregon Transfer (ASOT) in Business

90 Credits

This is a transfer program focusing on courses in Business Administration. It provides students with a marketable degree, while keeping their options open for transfer to a baccalaureate program at the junior level.

ASOT Learning Outcomes and Degree Requirements

2014-2015 ASOT Degree Worksheet

2015-2016 ASOT Degree Worksheet

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Nursing

91 Credits

This two-year degree is a combination of nursing and transfer credits. This Associate Degree qualifies you to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEXLRN) to become a Registered Nurse (RN). For more information about this program, consult the OCCC Nursing Program.

Nursing Associate of Applied Science Learning Outcomes

2014-2015 AAS Nursing Degree Checklist

2015-2016 AAS Nursing Degree Checklist

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Aquarium Science Degree

93 Credits

This is a comprehensive two-year degree program of both theory and practical experience designed to prepare students for a career in aquatic animal husbandry. For more information about this program, consult the Aquarium Science Program

AAS Aquarium Science Learning Outcome

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Criminal Justice Degree 92 Credits

The Criminal Justice Program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the criminal justice field. The field of criminal justice includes jobs such as law enforcement officers, probation and parole officers, corrections officers and juvenile workers. Persons in the criminal justice field may work in a municipal, county, state or federal law enforcement organization or corrections system.   For more information about this program, consult the Criminal Justice web page.

AAS Learning Outcomes and Degree Requirements

2014-2015 Ciminal Justice Degree Worksheet

2015-2016 Ciminal Justice Degree Worksheet

Aquarium Science Certificate 53 Credits

This certificate is available to students who already have a Bachelor's degree in a Life Sciences discipline. Courses are taken over one academic year. For more information about this program, consult the Aquarium Science Program web page.

Aquarium Science Cerificate Learning Outcomes

2014-2015 Aquarium Science Certificate Worksheet

2015-2016 Aquarium Science Certificate Worksheet

Criminal Justice Certificate

29 Credits

The Corrections Technician Certificate gives students the skills and knowledge needed for entry-level technical work in a correctional setting. This certificate identifies the first step in an educational pathway for the AAS degree in Criminal Justice. This certificate provides a credential to students who want to work in the field as they continue on their educational pathways. Most of the courses can be used for the AAS degree should the student choose to continue their education.  For more information about this program, consult the Criminal Justice web page.

Criminal Justice Certificate Learning Outcomes

2014-2015 Ciminal Justice Certificate Worksheet

2015-2016 Ciminal Justice Certificate Worksheet

Medical Assistant Certificate

41 Credits

The Medical Assistant Program prepares students for entry level employment in a physician's clinic or a variety of other healthcare settings. Program graduates will have the academic, administrative and clinical skills necessary for an allied healthcare professional.

Medical Assistant Program Certificate Learning Outcomes

2014-2015 Medical Assistant Certificate Worksheet

2015-2016 Medical Assistant Certificate Worksheet

Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 Less Than One-Year Certificate  

14 Credits

The Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 Certificate (CNA2) prepares individuals to work as Certified Nursing Assistant 2 in the hospital setting.  As a member of the health care team and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, individuals perform clinical duties including identifying findings, patterns, habits, and behaviors that deviate from normal in an acute care setting, use accepted terminology to describe and report finding, and take action within scope of responsibilities and as designated by the RN for abnormal findings.  A Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 Certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required coursework.  Individuals receiving the Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 certificate will become Certified Nursing Assistants 2 (CNA2).

Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 Learning Outcomes

Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 Less Than One-Year Career Pathway Certificate

37 Credits

The Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 Career Pathway Certificate prepares individuals to work as certified Nursing Assistant Level 2.  As a member of the health care team  and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse , individuals perform clinical duties including identifying findings and patterns, habits, and behaviors that deviate from normal in an acute care setting, use acceptable terminology to describe and report findings and take action within scope of responsibilities as designated by the RN for abnormal findings. A Career Pathway Certificate in Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 be awarded upon successful completion of the required coursework.  Individuals receiving this Career Pathway Certificate will be eligible to become Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 under the guidelines of the Oregon State Board of Nursing

Certified Nursing Assistant Level 2 Learning Outcomes

Practical Nursing Certificate 50 Credits

The Practical Nursing Certificate provides a one year curriculum for students who desire to be a member of a nursing or health care team and gives care to patients of all ages under the direction of registered nurses and/or licensed physicians and dentists. After successfully completing the required 50 credits of the Practical Nursing program, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. Grades of C or better in all required courses are necessary to progress to the next term. Completion of this level qualifies students to apply to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-PN) to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN).

Practical Nuring Program Certificate Learning Outcomes

2014-2015 Practical Nursing Certificate Worksheet

2015-2016 Practical Nursing Certificate Worksheet