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Oregon Transfer Module

The Oregon Transfer Module (OTM) comprises the first year of general education coursework leading directly to an Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) degree or into a baccalaureate degree from any public Oregon college or university. Students will advance to sophomore standing upon completion of the OTM.

A minimum of 45 credits in classes numbered 100 or above with a grade point average of at least 2.0 are required to earn the OTM. Students must also earn a grade of "C-" or better in each foundation skills course. Credits must be selected from the requirements listed below.

Students must earn a grade of "C-" or better in each foundation skills course

  • Composition (4 credits each; 8 credits total)
    • WR121Z and WR122Z
  • Oral Communications (1 course; 3-4 credits each)
    • COM 111Z, SP 112, or SP 219
  • Mathematics (1 course; 4-5 credits each)
    • Any math course above 100-level that has Intermediate Algebra or higher as a prerequisite

Students will select three courses from each of three areas of study: 
- Arts and Letters
- Social Science
- Science/Math/Computer Science, including at least one biological or physical science with a lab.

These courses may also be used to satisfy requirements for a discipline emphasis, where applicable. Note: Courses used to fulfill foundation requirements may not be used to fulfill distribution requirements.