Computer Science

Associate of Science Degree

Statewide Oregon Transfer

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Computer Science is an in-demand field that involves the study of programs, data, networks, computing machinery, and how these interact.

The new Associate of Science Oregon Transfer (ASOT), a statewide degree approved by the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) and Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development (CCWD). A student can complete this AS degree and then transfer to any Oregon college offering a 4-year degree in Computer Science.

Ready to get started?

It's easy and only requires TWO steps.

Step 1

Fill out our response form. This will alert us that you are interested in the CIS programs.

Step 2

If you are new to UCC (you've never taken a class), apply to UCC. Otherwise, you are done for now. You will be contacted about the next steps.

Application and Acceptance

Before gaining acceptance into the Computer Science degree program, students should demonstrate completion of MTH 111 or MTH 112 placement; compass testing into WR 121, and reading score of 81 or higher.

Program Outcomes

  • Acquire new information and adapt to changes in the computer technology field.
  • Apply a logical and systematic approach to solve problems.
  • Use written, oral, and visual interpersonal skills to communicate with individuals or small groups.
  • Design and implement computer software applications.
  • Develop an application for an N-tiered environment.
  • Evaluate and compare different algorithms applicable to a given task.
  • Apply theoretical foundations learned when developing software.
  • Use current database technologies to create and build database objects.

Careers

Computer science is a foundation that allows graduates to explore a wide range of career possibilities. Popular computer science careers include programming and software development, computer hardware innovation and development, testing mathematical algorithms, managing the technological infrastructure of an organization, and digital security.

Transfer Guide

Majors in computer science are offered at OSU, PSU, SOU, UO, and WOU in Oregon. Please be aware that the core CS curriculum and major options vary at the above-listed schools. Consult with a UCC faculty advisor before beginning your first term at UCC as a Computer Science transfer major.

Students enrolling in this program can expect to take courses in the following subject areas:

  • Computer Science
  • Calculus
  • Discrete Math
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Speech

Catalog Info

View / Download catalog information for CS Associate of Science Oregon Transfer (ASOT)

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Residents of WA, ID, NV, and CA

If you are from Washington, Idaho, Nevada, or California, you pay Oregon resident tuition rates. That's a big discount! You might also be interested in what life is like around UCC. Find out.

Money for College

Get access to millions of dollars that are available to students - not just loans. There are scholarships, grants and work study opportunities too! Every student can use money for college. It can help you to be more successful. Plus, it can lower your debt load when you finish college. Some students actually leave college debt-free! Here are some important sources of money for college. Don't let these opportunities for financial aid pass you by. Act now! Decide. Commit. Succeed.

  • Work Study (Work on Campus. Get experience in the workforce.)
  • Scholarships and FAFSA (Sources of free money for college. Application times. FAFSA.)
  • UCC Scholars (Tuition waiver for high school seniors with high GPAs.)

Why UCC?

Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a TWO-YEAR TRANSFER DEGREE for less than you'll pay for one year at a state university. Plus, UCC offers:

• Seamless, direct transfer degrees
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• In-person, online, and hybrid classes

Contact

Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

John Blackwood, MS - Contact
Associate Professor, CIS
Phone: 541-440-7686

Vince Yip, MS - Contact
Associate Professor, CIS
Phone: 541-440-7886