The Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) is designed for students who complete approved coursework in career and technical programs. This degree may transfer to local colleges and universities.
The Associate of General Studies Degree (AGS) is designed for students wishing to acquire a broad education rather than pursuing a specific college major or career program.
The Associate of Science Degree (AS) is designed for students planning to transfer credits to a baccalaureate degree program at a four-year institution. This degree allows more freedom in course selection than the Oregon Transfer Degree but does not guarantee that students will be accepted as having completed all lower-division comprehensive and general education requirements for a baccalaureate degree.
The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) Degree is typically the best choice for students who plan to transfer to a college or university in the Oregon University System. Students who have completed this degree and are accepted will be admitted as having completed all lower division comprehensive and general education requirements for a baccalaureate degree.