Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree (AAOT)
This degree will allow students to transfer with junior standing for registration purposes, meet lower division general education requirements and complete some or all lower-division major requirements for a selected four-year degree at all Oregon University System schools. The AAOT does not guarantee admission into a student's chosen four-year degree program. Four-year institution class standing and GPA requirements also are not satisfied by an AAOT degree.

1 course in college-level mathematics;
(must have a prerequisite of MTH095 or higher.)


A minimum 8 credits in writing*



*Information literacy is included in WR121

Oral Communication
1 course in the fundamentals of speech or communication


1 or more courses totaling 3 or more credits




Each course must be at least 3 credits

3 courses from at least 2 disciplines, only 2 courses may be skill-based courses




Social Science
4 courses from at least 2 disciplines





Science/Mathematics/Computer Science
4 courses from at least 2 disciplines,
including 3 laboratory
courses in biological and/or physical science





Cultural Literacy
1 course from any distribution
area that is designated as cultural literacy

Complete electives to reach a total of 90 degree credits.
Up to 12 credits of career-technical courses numbered 100 or above may be elective credit - see page 218 of the printed catalog.
Complete a minimum of 90 credits. 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 degree is awarded. See page 221of the printed catalog for additional institutional degree requirements.


One course in college-level mathematics.

MTH105 Intro - Contemporary
MTH111 Pre-Calculus I:
Elementary Func
MTH112 Pre-Calculus II: Trig/Geometry
MTH211 Fundamentals of Elem Math I
MTH212 Fundamentals of Elem Math II
MTH213 Fundamentals of Elem Math III
MTH243 Probability and Statistics I
MTH244 Statistics II
MTH251 Calculus I:
Differential Calculus
MTH252 Calculus II: Integral Calculus
MTH253 Calculus III
MTH254 Calculus IV: Vector Calculus
MTH256 Differential Equations
MTH261 Linear Algebra

Beginning summer 2010, students
taking writing classes of four credit
hours each must take WR121 and
either WR122 or WR227.

Students who began the writing sequence before summer 2010 with 3-credit hour courses must complete WR121, WR122 and either WR123 or WR227.

WR121 English Composition
WR122 English Comp:
Critical Thinking
WR123 English Composition:
WR227 Technical Report Writing


One course in the fundamentals of speech or communication.

SP100 Basic Speech Communication
SP111 Fundamentals of
Public Speaking
SP114 Argument and
Critical Discourse
SP115 Intro: Intercultural
SP218 Interpersonal Communication
SP219 Small Group Communication


A minimum of three credit hours in Physical Education and/or in Health Education (HE/HPE).
Two credit hours of PE185 may be granted toward an Associate degree at MHCC for completion of military basic training. A copy of the DD214 form is required.

HE152 Drug Education
HE202 Adult Development and Aging
HE204 Diet and Weight Control
HE205 Diet Appraisal
HE207 Stress Control-Activity
HE208 HIV/AIDS and
Other Sexually Transmitted Infections
HE213 Men's Health Issues
HE240 Introduction to
Holistic Health Care
HE250 Personal Health
HE252 First Aid:
Responding to Emerg
HE255 Alcohol and the Family
HE261 CPR - Cardiopulmonary Res
HE265 Women's Health Issues
HPE285OL Wilderness Survival
HPE291 Lifeguard Training
HPE295 Health and Fitness for Life

PE185_ PE Activity courses
PE285OH Adventure Education
PE285RKC Interm Rock Climbing:
Expedition Prep
PE285WTA Introduction to
Water Sports
PE285WTB Intermediate
Water Sports
PE292SWT Water Safety Instruction



When making distribution selections, one course chosen from any of the discipline studies must be designated as cultural literacy, noted as Cultural Literacy Courses.


Humanities (Arts and Letters): Three courses chosen from at least two disciplines. Only two courses of skill-oriented classes can be used to meet humanities requirements. NOTE: A second year of a foreign language may be included, but not the first year.

Skill-based courses, noted as .Skill-Based Courses

ART115 Basic Design I:
ART116 Basic Design II:
Color Theory
ART117 Basic Design III:
ART204, 205, 206 History of
Western Art
ART211 Survey of Visual Arts Cultural Literacy Courses
ART215P Survey Visual Arts:
ART225, 226, 227 Digital ArtSkill-Based Courses
ART231, 232, 233 Drawing
ART234 Life Drawing ISkill-Based Courses
ART240, 241 Drawing - CartooningSkill-Based Courses
ART254, 255, 256 CeramicsSkill-Based Courses

ART257, 258, 259 Jewelry/
MetalsmithingSkill-Based Courses
ART260 Digital Photography
and Imaging
ART261 Photography ISkill-Based Courses
ART262 Photography IISkill-Based Courses
ART263 Field PhotographySkill-Based Courses
ART264 Portrait PhotographySkill-Based Courses
ART266 Color Photography
FoundationsSkill-Based Courses
ART271, 272, 273 PrintmakingSkill-Based Courses
ART281 Painting I
ART289 Sculpture: MetalcastingSkill-Based Courses
ART291 Sculpture ISkill-Based Courses
ART292 Sculpture IISkill-Based Courses
ART293 Sculpture IIISkill-Based Courses
ART294, 296 WatercolorSkill-Based Courses

ENG104 Intro to Literature: Fiction
ENG105 Intro to Literature: Drama
ENG106 Intro to Literature: Poetry
ENG107, 108, 109 World Literature Cultural Literacy Courses
ENG112 Intro to Literary Genres:
Science Fiction
ENG113 Intro to Literary Genres:
Fantasy Literature
ENG201, 202 Shakespeare:
ENG204, 205 British Literature Cultural Literacy Courses
ENG212 Hispanic Literature
ENG214 Asian-American Literature
ENG218 Arthurian Legends
ENG222 Women's Literature Cultural Literacy Courses
ENG250 Introduction to Mythology
ENG253, 254 Survey of American
Literature Cultural Literacy Courses
ENG274 Film Genre: Documentary
ENG275 The Bible as Literature Cultural Literacy Courses
FA257 Films and Society Cultural Literacy Courses
FA258 Understanding the Film Cultural Literacy Courses
FA264 Women Making Movies Cultural Literacy Courses
FA266 The Great Film Directors Cultural Literacy Courses
FA268 Film and Literature:
Adaptation Cultural Literacy Courses

HUM105 Italian Life and Culture Cultural Literacy Courses
HUM106 British Life and Culture Cultural Literacy Courses
HUM110 Contemporary Culture I:
Human Values Cultural Literacy Courses
HUM111 Contemporary Culture II:
Changing ValuesCultural Literacy Courses
HUM202 Age of Technology:
Ethics in the Workplace
HUM210, 210C Special Studies -

ASL201, 202, 203 Second-Year
American Sign Language I
FR201, 202, 203 Second-Year
French Cultural Literacy Courses
GER201, 202, 203 Second-Year
German Cultural Literacy Courses
ITAL201, 202, 203 Second-Year
Italian Cultural Literacy Courses
JPN201, 202, 203 Second-Year
Japanese Cultural Literacy Courses
JPN260 Introduction to Japanese
Culture Cultural Literacy Courses
RUS201, 202, 203 Second-Year
Russian Cultural Literacy Courses
SPAN201, 202, 203 Second-Year
Spanish Cultural Literacy Courses

MUS101 Music Fundamentals
MUS105 Music Appreciation/
for the Listener
MUS111, 112, 113 Music Theory
MUS211, 212, 213 Music Theory Cultural Literacy Courses
MUS261, 262, 263 Music History Cultural Literacy Courses

PHL191 Language and Layout of
PHL201 Introduction to Philosophy Cultural Literacy Courses
PHL202 Fundamental Ethics Cultural Literacy Courses
PHL208 Political Philosophy Cultural Literacy Courses

R210 World Religions Cultural Literacy Courses
R211 History of the Old Testament Cultural Literacy Courses
R212 History of the New
Testament Cultural Literacy Courses

RD117 Critical Reading Cultural Literacy Courses

SP100 Basic Speech Communication
SP111 Fundamentals of Public
SP114 Argument and Critical
SP115 Intro: Intercultural
Communication Cultural Literacy Courses
SP218 Interpersonal Communication
SP219 Small Group Communication
SP262 Voice and Articulation

TA101 Appreciating Theatre
TA106, 107 Theatre History Cultural Literacy Courses
TA141, 142, 143 Acting Fundamentals
TA241 Interm Acting Techniques:

WR240 Creative Writing: Non-fiction
WR241 Creative Writing: Fiction I
WR242 Creative Writing: Poetry I
WR244 Creative Writing: Poetry II
WR245 Creative Writing: Fiction II
WR248 Strategies For Revision:
Advanced Professional Writing


Four courses chosen from at least two disciplines.

ANTH101 Intro to Biological
ANTH102 Introduction to Archaeology
and World Prehistory Cultural Literacy Courses
ANTH103 Intro to Cultural
Anthropology Cultural Literacy Courses
ANTH180 Language and Culture Cultural Literacy Courses

EC115 Introduction to Economics
EC201 Principles of Economics I
EC202 Principles of Economics II

GEOG105 Intro to Physical Geography
GEOG106 Intro to World
Regional Geography Cultural Literacy Courses
GEOG107 Intro to Cultural
Geography Cultural Literacy Courses
GEOG202 Geography of Europe Cultural Literacy Courses
GEOG206 Geography of Oregon Cultural Literacy Courses
GEOG209 Geography of the Middle
East and North Africa Cultural Literacy Courses
GEOG214 Geography of Mexico and
Central America Cultural Literacy Courses
GEOG290 Environmental Problems
and Restoration

HST101, 102, 103 Western
Civilization Cultural Literacy Courses
HST104 History of the Middle East
(Eastern Civilization) Cultural Literacy Courses
HST110, 111, 112 World History Cultural Literacy Courses
HST195 History of Vietnam War Cultural Literacy Courses
HST201, 202, 203 U.S. History
HST204 Women in U.S. History Cultural Literacy Courses
HST211 Introduction to Peace Studies
HST212 Peace Studies: Nonviolent
Political Theory
HST213 Peace Studies:
World Order Theory
HST225 Women in World History Cultural Literacy Courses
HST237 America in the 1960s
HST264 African American History Cultural Literacy Courses
HST270 History of Mexico Cultural Literacy Courses
HST271 History of Central America Cultural Literacy Courses
HST292 China: Past and Present
HST293 Japan: Past and Present
HST294 History of Ancient Greece

INTL101 Intro to International
Studies Cultural Literacy Courses
INTL210 Comparative Culture Cultural Literacy Courses

J211 Intro to Mass Communications

PS200 Intro to Political Science
PS201 American Government
PS203 State and Local Governments
PS204 Intro to Comparative Politics
PS205 International Relations Cultural Literacy Courses
PS209 Problems in American Politics
PS215 Global Issues
PS217 Intro to Public Land
Management:The Politics
of Recreation
PS225 Political Ideology: Ideas About Government
PS241 Intro to Political Terrorism
PS297 Intro to Environmental Politics

PSY101 Psychology of Human
PSY151 Intro to the Social Sciences
PSY201, 202 General Psychology
PSY214 Introduction to Personality Cultural Literacy Courses
PSY216 Social Psychology
PSY231 Human Sexuality
PSY232 Sexuality and Society Cultural Literacy Courses
PSY235 Human Dev I: Prenatal -
Late Childhood
PSY236 Human Dev II: Adolescent - Death
PSY237 Human Development
PSY239 Intro to Abnormal Psychology

SOC204 Gen Sociology: Principles of
SOC205 General Sociology: Social
SOC206 General Sociology: Social
SOC213 Race Relations in the U.SCultural Literacy Courses.
SOC214 Social Problems: Introduction
to U.S. Culture and Society Cultural Literacy Courses
SOC215 Gender and Society Cultural Literacy Courses
SOC216 Sociology of the Family
SOC223 Sociology of Aging

WS101 Introduction to Women's
Studies Cultural Literacy Courses


Four courses chosen from at least two disciplines, including at least three laboratory courses in biological or physical science. Lab courses noted as Lab Courses.

BI101 Gen Biology I: Introduction to
Cellular Biology Lab Courses
BI101A Gen Biology I: Survey of
Cellular Biology Lab Courses
BI101B Gen Biology I: Plagues,
Parasites and Pandemics Lab Courses
BI102 General Biology II: Intro to
Molecular Biology and Genetics Lab Courses
BI102A General Biology II: Survey of
Molecular Life and Genetics Lab Courses
BI102B Gen Biology II: Medical
Genetics Lab Courses
BI103 Gen Biology III Lab Courses
BI103A Gen Biology III: Survey of
Ecology and Evolution Lab Courses
BI103B Gen Biology III:
Animal Behavior Lab Courses
BI103C Gen Biology III: Botany of the
NW Lab Courses
BI103D Gen Biology III: NW Forest
Ecology Lab Courses
BI103E Gen Biology III: Ecology of
Tropics Lab Courses
BI121, 122 Essentls of Human
Anatomy & Phys Lab Courses
BI132 Introduction to Animal
Behavior Lab Courses
BI211, 212, 213 Principles of
Biology Lab Courses
BI231, 232, 233 Human Anatomy
and Physiology I Lab Courses
BI234 Microbiology Lab Courses

CH103 Chemistry for Allied Health Lab Courses
CH104, 105, 106 General, Organic,
and Biological Chemistry Lab Courses
CH151 Basic Chemistry Lab Courses
CH170 Environmental Chemistry Lab Courses
CH221, 222, 223 General
Chemistry Lab Courses
CH241, 242, 243 Organic
Chemistry Lab Courses

CS160 Computer Science Orientation
CS161, 162 Computer Science

ENGR201 Engineering Fundamentals I
ENGR211 Statics
ENGR212 Dynamics
ENGR213 Strength of Materials
GE101 Engineering Orientation
GE102 Engineering Computations
GE115 Engineering Graphics

F240 Natural Resources Ecology Lab Courses

FN225 Nutrition

FW251 Prin of Wildlife Conservation
FW252 Mammals: Biology and
Techniques Lab Courses
FW253 Field Ornithology Lab Courses
FW254 Aquatic Wildlife: Biology and
Techniques Lab Courses

G148 Volcanoes and Their Activity
G165 Regional Field Geology Lab Courses
G201, 202, 203 Principles of Physical
Geology Lab Courses

GS104 Physical Science - Physics Lab Courses
GS105 Physical Science -
Chemistry of Environ Lab Courses
GS105A Physical Sci –
Chem for the Consumer
GS106 Physical Science: Geology Lab Courses
GS153 Introduction to Cosmology

MTH105 Intro - Contemporary
MTH111 Pre-Calculus I: Elementary
MTH112 Pre-Calculus II: Trig/Geometry
MTH211,212, 213 Fundamentals
of Elem Math
MTH243 Probability and Statistics I
MTH244 Statistics II
MTH251 Calculus I: Differential
MTH252 Calculus II: Integral Calculus
MTH253 Calculus III
MTH254 Calculus IV: Vector Calculus
MTH256 Differential Equations
MTH261 Linear Algebra

PH104 Descriptive Astronomy Lab Courses
PH109C Observational Astronomy
PH121, 122, 123 General Astronomy
PH201, 202, 203 General Physics I Lab Courses
PH211, 212, 213 Gen Physics with
Calculus Lab Courses

Lab Courses Lab Courses
Skill-Based Courses Skill-Based Courses
Cultural Literacy Courses Cultural Literacy Courses
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