Online Academic Catalog

On the following Webpages you will find the most current academic catalog information.  For graduation purposes, you have the option of graduating using the criteria of the current catalog.  Please note that some of the requirements for graduation may change if your studies are interrupted by two or more years or if a course of study extends beyond five years. For more information, please contact our Student Service Center.

Click here for pdf copies of BMCC catalogs for your convenience. 

The links at the bottom of this page will take you through the most current academic catalog information.

Important Contacts

Section 504 Coordinator—PO  Box 100—Pendleton, OR 97801—541.278.5931

Title II—Senior Director of College Preparatory Programs—PO Box 100—Pendleton, OR 97801—541.278.5804

Title IX—Associate Vice President,  Enrollment Management—PO Box 100—Pendleton, OR 97801—541.278.5774

 

 

 

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Introduction

President's Welcome

President Cam Preus

On behalf of the faculty and staff, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the BMCC family. Whether you are joining us for college preparation, college transfer, professional or technical training, for assistance with workforce development or self-improvement and personal growth, we are excited to be able to help you achieve your goals. You are joining us at an exciting time at BMCC as we launch many new programs to meet the workforce demands of area employers and provide exciting new career opportunities. In the Fall Quarter, the college will debut its Precision Agriculture and Veterinary Assistant programs, the first of many new offerings we are currently developing.

To help you achieve your goals, BMCC offers an extensive advising program to help you prepare for college life and to chart a course to accomplishing your educational objectives. We recognize that education is an expensive investment. BMCC provides assistance in identifying financial aid options including scholarships and student loan programs to help you afford your educational experience. Please take advantage of these services and schedule an appointment with an advisor as soon as possible; it will greatly improve the quality and value of your time at BMCC. I urge you to enjoy your time at BMCC. We offer a variety of team sports, student government sponsored events, clubs and cultural activities to enrich your student experience and bring you into closer contact with your fellow students and community.

In the coming school year, I look forward to meeting you and helping make your experience at BMCC educationally and personally rewarding.

Camille Preus
President
Blue Mountain Community College
(541)278-5951
cpreus@bluecc.edu

 

Our Vision and Mission

Vision Statement

Blue Mountain Community College will be the leading educational and training institution in eastern Oregon.

Mission Statement

Blue Mountain Community College will realize its vision by providing high-quality programs for college preparation, college transfer, professional/technical training, workforce development, and self-improvement that will strengthen the economy and provide opportunities for personal and professional growth.

BMCC provides dynamic and innovative programs and delivery methods in response to the changing needs of our customers: the students, businesses, industries and communities of eastern Oregon.

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Strategic Plan and Goals

The Blue Mountain Community Board of Education reviews the 2004-2014 strategic plan on an annual basis and will accomplish the goals listed below.

BMCC will focus on student success in a premiere learning environment and:

  • Enhance student support
  • Develop a more relevant and comprehensive curriculum
  • Facilitate access to college programs and activities
  • Develop employees to their highest potential
  • Strengthen the institution through assessment and planning
  • Increase resources for financial growth and stability
  • Grow community partnerships
  • Integrate and expand marketing and recruiting.

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Getting Started

Getting Started @ BMCC
There’s no better time than now to be a BMCC Timberwolf!

Non-Degree Seeking Students
Students interested only in registering for a class or two and not intent upon earning a certificate or degree from BMCC can utilize the BMCC Registration form to register for classes, each term. This form can be downloaded from the www.bluecc.edu “forms for students” page. Non-degree seeking students are not eligible for federal financial aid.
 
New Certificate and Degree Seeking Students
New Certificate and Degree Seeking Students can register for classes using the steps below. Please note that “New” students include the following:
  • Those who have never taken credit classes at BMCC
  • High school students who have, until now, only taken Dual Credit or Expanded Options courses
  • Students participating, until now, in the college prep program (GED, ESL and ABE courses)
  • Transfer Students
  • Returning BMCC students who have not attended in two or more years
1.    Apply
New students must submit an Application for Admission form and submit a $25 non-refundable application fee at the time of application. Applications will not be processed without the fee. The application DEADLINE is the Friday at 5pm two weeks prior to the beginning of the term. Application deadlines are:
  • Summer term 2013: 5pm, June 7, 2013
  • Fall term 2013: 5pm, September 12, 2013
  • Winter term 2014, 5pm, December 20, 2013
  • Spring term 2014, 5pm, March 14, 2014
Applications are available online at www.bluecc.edu, “forms for students” or can be requested by visiting any BMCC location. Submit completed forms to any BMCC location or by mail to BMCC, PO Box 100, Pendleton, OR 97801.
 
2.   Placement Assessment
Placement information is required for all students taking credit classes. See BMCC’s Placement Assessment & Testing webpage for more information.
 
Students with documented disabilities needing accommodation for testing should contact the Testing and Advising office prior to scheduling the placement tests.
 
3. Attend New Student Orientation
Register for to attend “New Student Orientation”. Students will be sent a New Student Orientation and Advising Request form once the Admissions Application has been processed by BMCC’s Admissions Office. Please complete and submit this form to any BMCC location.
 
While at New Student Orientation students will complete the Advising and Registration steps, below:
 
Advising
Advising is required for EACH TERM for all certificate/degree-seeking students; non certificate/degree-seeking students are not required to attend an advising session but are welcome to do so. See BMCC›s Advising webpage for helpful hints to get started. Please contact the BMCC Testing and Advising Office (541-278-5931) with questions.
 
Registration
Certificate/Degree Seeking Students: Summer term registration will be available beginning May 20th. Fall term registration will be available beginning June 3rd.
 
Students can register either online or in person at any BMCC campus, once application, testing and advising (as applicable) are complete. Summer term classes begin June 24, 2013. Fall term classes begin September 30, 2013.
 
Additional Steps
Apply for financial aid and scholarships, now. See BMCC’s Financial Assistance page for federal financial aid information and scholarship opportunities.
 
Get ahead of the game. BMCC provides several electronic accounts for student use. Learn all about student accounts and how to use them. Staff at the Student Learning Center can help.
 
Tuition is due on the 5th day of the term. But, please don›t wait. Avoid long lines and pay before this deadline! Students may pay online via their WolfWeb account, call the BMCC Service Center at (541) 278-5759 to pay with a credit or debit card or pay in person at the at any BMCC location.
 
Buy books and other supplies at the BMCC Bookstore. A printed class schedule and valid photo ID is required if using a book voucher.

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Distance Education

What is Distance Education?

Distance education is any kind of learning in which students and the instructor are separated by time and/or place. It can be delivered using various methods of technologies, including:

E-Course : Course offerings are provided over the Internet.-asynchronously. Tests are conducted online, at a BMCC location, or an approved proctored site.

E-Live: Courses using a web-conferencing tool, delivered synchronously (real time). This delivery method offers students the opportunity to interact with faculty and other students even though separated by space. Students may take classes from any computer that has Internet access. E- Live classes can be done in real time, with the instructor teaching at a designated site, while the student participates from a computer located anywhere there is internet service. Classes are recorded and can be viewed at a later time.

Interactive Video Conferencing (ITV): Classes originate from another site but are in real-time and place. Classes are offered through interactive television or Web-based software. Students at receive sites are separated from the instructor.

Who Benefits From Distance Education?

The time-bound student, whose job or education schedule conflicts with the times when classes are offered on campus. 

The distance-bound student, who lives far from where classes are offered.

The home-bound student, who cannot leave home for personal reasons.

Those who have work schedules which prevent them from finding blocks of time to participate in classes.

Those who seek to advance themselves in their current career or to prepare for a new career.

Who Should Take Distance Education Classes?

  • Self-motivated learners
  • Time- or place-bound learners
  • Technically astute learners

Registering for Distance Education Classes:

Student services and financial assistance information for distance education students—such as admissions, enrollment, registration, advising, book purchases, and payment—are the same as for any other classes offered at BMCC, noted elsewhere in this catalog. Please see the “Getting Started” section for more information. For registration information and a list of courses, go to www.bluecc.edu.

Financial Assistance for Distance Education:

Online students may be eligible to receive financial assistance. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. BMCC’s federal school code is 003186. Check our Website for more financial assistance information.

Paying for Distance Education Classes:

Blue Mountain Community College’s distance education classes are assessed at the current tuition and fees listed in the Schedule of Classes published each term and online at www.bluecc.edu. There is an additional distance education class fee for each class.

Purchasing Distance Education Textbooks:

Students can order books online with a credit card at www.bookstore.bluecc.edu, or students can call the bookstore at 541-278-5733 or send a fax to 541-278-5842.

Library Services:

Many library services and electronic databases are available online to all students, whether on or off campus. Go to www.bluecc.edu/library for information on library services.

Technical Help and Support:

The Office of Distance Education is located on the Pendleton campus in Pioneer Hall, Room154. The email address is Distance_Ed@bluecc.edu.

Find tutorials, frequently asked questions, self-assessment tests, and hardware and software requirements for taking online classes on the Distance Education page of our website. Students can view current term class information on the Distance Education webpage.

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Degrees and Programs Offered

Blue Mountain Community College provides educational opportunities through the following programs:

 Lower-Division Collegiate Transfer Programs

Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (A.A.O.T.) Degree
Associates of Science (A.S.) Degree
Associate of General Studies (A.G.S.) Degree

Career and Technical Programs A.A.S./Certificates & Career Pathways Certificates of Completion (CPCC)

These programs provide students with training to qualify them for work in specific fields. One-year certificates and/or two-year associate of applied science degrees are offered in the following areas:

Accounting Technology
Administrative Office Professional; General, Legal,
   Medical
Agriculture Business, Production, Crops, Livestock
Business Administration and Management
Civil Engineering Technology
Criminal Justice
Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship
Dental Assisting Technician
Diesel Technology
Drafting Technology
Early Childhood Education

Electrician Apprenticeship Technolgies
Emergency Medical Technologies
English Language Development
Green Technician
Hospitality, Tourism, Gaming and Management
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Nursing
Office Assistant/Support: General, Medical, Legal
Paraeducator
Retail Management
Veterinary Assistant
Welding

College Preparatory Programs

Adult Basic Education (ABE)
General Educational Development (GED)

English as a Second Language (ESL)
JOBS Program

Business and Industry Programs

These programs, including the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), provide business and industry training customized to meet the needs of students and the specific needs of local businesses, organizations, and government agencies.

Inter-College Partnerships

CUESTE: Teacher Education Program with Eastern Oregon University
Eastern Oregon Collaborative Colleges Council with Treasure Valley Community College and Eastern Oregon University
Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program with Wenatchee Valley Community College
Diagnostic Imaging Technology (DIT) with Linn-Benton Community College
Oregon State University Dual Admission
Pharmacy Technician Program with Central Oregon Community College
Occupational Therapy with Linn-Benton Community College

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Accreditation Statements

BMCC is a public, two-year, coeducational college accredited through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, 8060 165th Avenue N.E., Suite 100, Redmond, WA 98052, phone: 425-558-4224.

Programs at the college are approved by the Oregon Department of Education, to offer education and training under the various public laws pertaining to financial assistance to veterans.

The nursing program is accredited by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

The dental assisting technician program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.

The emergency medical technician classes are accredited by the Oregon Department of Education.

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Welcome to BMCC

 

Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC) is a comprehensive community college committed to providing a premier learning environment and support for student success. Program areas include career and technical certificates and degrees, college transfer degrees, college preparatory and adult basic skills training, workforce development programs, continuing education, and community education. BMCC offers students high-quality instruction, affordable tuition, small class sizes, and student support services such as tutoring, computer labs,
academic advising, and disability accommodations.
 
Though its taxing district comprises Baker, Morrow, and Umatilla counties, BMCC serves all of northeastern Oregon—including Grant, Union, and Wallowa counties—through its locations in Pendleton, Hermiston, Baker City, Milton-Freewater, Boardman, and John Day. In addition, BMCC provides selected on-site services to the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. BMCC uses distance education learning modalities
to serve residents throughout region as well as a small number of students from around the world.
 
On average, BMCC employs 350 full-time and part-time persons, with an annual payroll of over $15,000,000.
 
In 2010-11, BMCC enrolled 10,660 students, of which 3,336 were seeking a certificate or associate’s degree. A total of 1,971 students received $12.2 million in financial assistance in the form of federal and state assistance, scholarships, grants, tuition waivers, other assistance, and work/study jobs. Both dual credit courses and expanded options classes are offered to area high school students; 851 dual-credit and 88 expanded-options
students earned college credits for advanced classes taken in their high schools, at BMCC locations, or via distance learning. The growth and sophistication of technology have expanded the number of courses offered via distance learning to more than 200; 2,629 students took at least one distance learning course in
2010-11.
 
Typical of community college student populations, the average age of all BMCC students is 35, whereas degree-seeking students average 30 years of age. Student demographic data rely on selfreporting: 2,414 students identified themselves as belonging to minority populations, and 500 identified themselves as veterans. Class size is generally fewer than 30 students.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Our History

Blue Mountain Community College was established on July 1, 1962, after winning an overwhelming five-to-one vote of confidence by the residents of Umatilla and Morrow counties.
 
The college opened its doors in September of that same year. Vocational-technical courses were initially taught at Pendleton’s John Murray Junior High School; college transfer programs were added a year later. In 1965, BMCC moved the campus to the north hill overlooking Pendleton. Within ten years, the original
construction plans for the college were completed. In September 1992, the college purchased Columbia Hall in Hermiston to accommodate a growing student population in western Umatilla County. In October 1993, the college created a center in Milton-Freewater by leasing the former US Bank Building. In 1994, the Milton-Freewater Continuing Education Office and Basic Skills Center moved to the same location.
 
Fall term 1995 marked the beginning of BMCC’s distance education program. While the college had offered tele-courses for a number of years, newer media such as videotapes, the Internet, and ED-NET expanded the options of potential students who were bound by constraints of time or location. Today, our distance education program continues to grow with over 100 courses available. Distance education delivery is now primarily Web-based. There are also complete links to faculty instructors and other classmates. And, there are also complete degree
programs available to our students via distance education. In fact, all BMCC course offerings now have some technology components incorporated into them so that students are exposed to and comfortable with the expanding technology that has become an everyday part of all of our lives.
 
In November 1998, the voters in Morrow and Umatilla counties passed a bond measure for facility expansion in district growth areas. The bond financed expansion of the centers in Hermiston and Milton-Freewater and the opening of the BMCC Morrow County center in Boardman. The Pendleton campus expansion
included new technical agriculture buildings, a new science and technology building, and the remodeling and upgrading of older facilities.
 
A ballot measure in March 2000 annexed Baker County into the BMCC district. Classes at BMCC Baker County began in the fall of 2000.
 
The most recent development has been the construction of the Eastern Oregon Higher Education Center in Hermiston. The project, five years in the planning, has expanded access to postsecondary education for the residents of communities in west Umatilla, north Morrow, and east Gilliam counties. Upon the Oregon State Legislature’s approval in June 2009 of $7.4 million in lottery-backed bonds for the project, and with previously secured funds (including federal appropriations and private donations), BMCC began design and construction of the new building. The building opened for classes in September of 2011.
 
Blue Mountain Community College looks forward to celebrating its 50th anniversary in October of 2012. Activities will honor the leaders—board of education members, presidents, faculty, staff, alumni, and community—whose vision has helped our college continue to grow to serve the eastern Oregon community.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Living in Eastern Oregon

Many communities in the counties served by the college have unique seasonal festivals and historic architecture that reflect the spirit and history of the region. The world-famous Pendleton Round-Up celebrates the heritage of the West every September with rodeo competitions, community events, and pageants. This cowboy sport is also enjoyed at county fairs and other festivals throughout the region. The Hermiston FunFest, Baker City’s Miners’
Jubilee, and Milton-Freewater’s Muddy Frogwater Festival are a few of the many popular events that showcase local products and community pride. Farmers’ markets are also a part of eastern Oregon culture. Beginning in the spring and continuing into fall, these weekly gatherings provide access to the freshest of fruits and vegetables, arts and crafts, music, and opportunities for visiting with neighbors and new friends.
 
Bordered by the Blue Mountains, the Columbia River, and rolling crop land, our district abounds in recreational attractions. The local area offers an abundance of year-round recreational sites, including state and national parks. The Umatilla National Forest, under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Forest Service, provides more than a million acres of wilderness recreation opportunities. Skiing, snowboarding, fishing, hiking, rafting, and hunting are outdoor activities available to BMCC students, local residents, and visitors. There are also many golf courses, open roads for bicycling, and vibrant parks and recreation organizations providing intramural
sports and activities that will keep people of all ages busy throughout the year.
 
Eastern Oregon has four distinct seasons with a very livable climate. Sun-filled summers see temperatures ranging from 73 to over 100 degrees, while winters average 33 degrees. Humidity is low, averaging 45 to 50 percent. Our dry climate produces about 13 inches of rain each year. Snow is close at hand for winter fun.
 
The closest major cities to the main campus in Pendleton are Boise (223 miles), Portland (210 miles), and Spokane (206 miles). There is a small regional airport in Pendleton that serves travelers commuting to and from Portland. Also available at a reasonable distance is the Walla Walla, Washington airport and the Pasco, Washington airport.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Locations

BMCC Region

Typical of many community colleges, Blue Mountain Community College has a main campus, six centers, one contract-out-of-district (COD) locations, and a distance learning delivery sustem to better serve students in the region. Students have access to the following services at all BMCC locations:

  • Information on obtaining financial assistance (grants, loans, scholarships)
  • Academic advising and degree planning
  • Placement assessments in math, writing, reading and computer literacy
  • Courses, workshops, and other educational offerings
  • Textbook purchases
  • Disability accomodations.

Each site offers additional unique services, which are highlighted in the links below.

BMCC Pendleton

P.O. Box 100
2411 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 541-278-5759
Fax: 541-278-5871
Email: getinfo@bluecc.edu
 
Blue Mountain Community College’s main campus is located on a scenic 140-acre hilltop site that includes a 100-acre farm. The campus overlooks Pendleton, a city of 16,800 residents, located 210 miles east of Portland and nearly equidistant from Seattle, Spokane, and Boise.
 
Programs and classes include:
  • College credit classes/A.A.O.T. degree
  • Career-technical programs (certificate and associate of applied science degrees)
  • College preparatory classes including adult basic education (ABE), general educational development (GED) preparation and testing, and English as a second language (ESL)
  • Customized training for business and industry
  • Continuing education classes
  • Community education/personal enrichment courses
  • Small Business Development Center
The Pendleton campus houses both cultural and recreational venues. The Betty Feves Memorial Gallery, located in Pioneer Hall, exhibits a wide variety of art and functions as an educational tool to encourage creativity and to foster an appreciation of the visual arts. The Bob Clapp Theatre, also in Pioneer Hall, hosts a variety of activities including concerts, lectures, and workshops and is home to the College Community Theatre, which produces
three plays a year. The college hosts an Arts & Culture Festival in April, with a focus on diversity. The McCrae Activity Center houses handball and racquetball courts, a weight room, a total fitness room, a gymnasium, and a 25-meter heated swimming pool.
 
Varieties of co-curricular activities augment the education offered on campus and are an important component of the Blue Mountain Community College experience. For the serious athlete, BMCC has a well-rounded athletic program for both men and women. The college fields intercollegiate teams in basketball, volleyball, softball, baseball, and rodeo. Students have an opportunity to become involved in the Associated Student Government
(ASG), work as a student ambassador, or join a variety of student clubs, all of which provide educational, recreational, social, and leadership opportunities for interested students.
 
Student support services include a TRiO program (for qualified students), a Student Learning Center, a full-service library, computer labs, tutoring, career research tools and resources, and faculty advisors. 
 
Tours of the BMCC Pendleton campus may be arranged by contacting the BMCC Student Ambassadors at 541-278-5936 or by emailing: getinfo@bluecc.edu.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

BMCC Hermiston

975 S.E. Columbia Drive
Hermiston, OR 97838
Phone: 541-567-1800
Fax: 541-567-1020
Email: bmcchermiston@bluecc.edu
 
BMCC Hermiston serves western Umatilla County and North Morrow County. Offerings include:
  • College credit classes/A.A.O.T. degree
  • Job skills workshops
  • College preparatory classes including ABE, GED preparation and testing, and ESL in English and Spanish
  • Customized training for business and industry
  • Emergency medical training, first aid, and occupational certifications
  • Personal enrichment courses
  • Citizenship classes
  • Welding classes
  • Business Technology (Business Lab)
With the fall 2011 opening of the Eastern Oregon Higher Education Center, BMCC Hermiston offers students increased access to postsecondary education and related student services, in partnership with Eastern Oregon University (EOU). BMCC offerings include courses leading to the A.A.O.T. degree, as well as other degrees and certificates, and expanded course offerings throughout the day and evening. EOU offers on-site courses in
business, education, and liberal studies, as well as the continued availability of online programs.
 
Students at BMCC Hermiston can participate in student organizations and clubs. Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society, Associated Student Government, and BMCC student ambassadors all have representatives from their groups attending class at BMCC Hermiston. Student life activities are no longer limited to the Pendleton campus!
 
The Oregon JOBS program (a welfare-reform contract with the Oregon Community Human Services Department) and the Small Business Development Center have services available at BMCC Hermiston. For additional information or to schedule a tour, please contact the BMCC Hermiston office. An EOU representative is also on-site full time.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

BMCC Milton-Freewater

 

311 N. Columbia
Milton-Freewater, OR 97862

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Phone: 541-938-7176
Fax: 541-938-3763
Email: bmccmiltonfreewater@bluecc.edu                                                  
 
This growing center, located five miles south of the Oregon-Washingtonstate line on State Highway 11, offers classes on-site in a variety of delivery formats including traditional, condensed, and weekend classes, as well as a wide offering of courses delivered via ITV. By combining on-site and distance courses, students may
complete a variety of degrees and certificates. In addition, Milton-Freewater offers:
  • College credit classes/A.A.O.T. degree
  • Business technology labs
  • Job skills workshops
  • College preparatory classes including ABE, GED preparation, and ESL
  • Customized training for business and industry
  • Personal enrichment courses
  • Welding classes
  • First aid/CPR courses
  • Citizenship classes
Students attending courses through the Milton-Freewater center are also getting involved in student clubs like Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society and the Veterans Club. The staff at BMCC/Milton Freewater also hosts numerous ASG student appreciation events such as BBQs, hot dog feeds, Nacho Night, the Tiki Hut, and Love Our Students Night.
 
The Oregon JOBS program is available at Milton-Freewater. For additional information or to schedule a tour, please contact the BMCC Milton-Freewater office.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

BMCC Baker County

 

3275 Baker Street
Baker City, OR 97814
Phone: 541-523-9127
Fax: 541-523-9128
Email: bmccbaker@bluecc.edu
 
With several sites in Baker City, on Baker Street and in the National Guard Armory, BMCC Baker County has a variety of offerings.
  • College credit classes/A.A.O.T. transfer
  • Job skills workshops
  • College preparatory classes including ABE, GED preparation and testing, and ESL
  • Customized training for business and industry
  • Emergency medical training, certified nursing assistant (CNA), pharmacy technician, phlebotomy, first aid, and certain occupational certifications
  • Personal enrichment courses
BMCC Baker County offers the entire A.A.O.T. degree with traditional class offerings. Students can also combine distance education classes with traditional day/evening classes for more flexibility. Additionally, the Small Business Development Center has a representative at BMCC Baker County.
 
As at other centers, students attending courses through the Baker County center are also welcome to get involved in student clubs such as Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society and the Veterans Club. These clubs offer students the opportunity to participate in leadership and community service.
 
For additional information or to schedule a tour, please contact the BMCC Baker County office.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

BMCC Grant County

835-B S. Canyon Blvd.
John Day, OR 97845
Phone: 541-575-1550
Fax: 541-575-2920
Email: getinfo@bluecc.edu
 
Established in 1987 and located in John Day, BMCC Grant County provides learning opportunities to the residents of Grant County, including:
  • College credit classes
  • Community enrichment classes
  • Job training courses/workshops
  • Certified nursing assistance certificate program
  • College preparatory classes including ABE, GED preparation, and ESL
BMCC Grant County focuses on building relationships with community organizations, local businesses, and area schools to serve the citizens of Grant County. This site provides support services for students to access BMCC distance education courses. For additional information or to schedule a tour, please contact  the BMCC Grant County office.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

BMCC North Morrow County

300 N.E. Front Street
Boardman, OR 97818
Phone: 541-481-2099
Fax: 541-481-3990
Email: bmccnorthmorrow@bluecc.edu.
 
BMCC North Morrow County in Boardman serves the westernmost region of the college district. The center offers a variety of:
  • Job skills workshops
  • College preparatory classes, including ABE, GED preparation, and ESL
  • Customized training for business and industry
Students have the opportunity to take classes at the local site, or they may choose to take advantage of the distance education classes, which allow students to complete their classes using
the Internet, videotapes, guided instruction, or ITV. Using a combination of on-site and distance education, students may complete their A.A.O.T. degree at BMCC North Morrow County. Classes are offered at BMCC North Morrow County during both day and evening hours.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

BMCC South Morrow County

P.O. Box 21
Ione, OR 97843
Phone: 541-422-7040
Email: bmccsouthmorrow@bluecc.edu
 
BMCC South Morrow County provides support services for students in the Heppner, Lexington, and Ione areas and offers the following services:
  • BMCC distance education classes
  • Job skills workshops
  • Personal enrichment classes
For additional information or assistance, please contact the BMCC South Morrow County office.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Student Information

Students' Rights and Responsibilities

 

At Blue Mountain Community College, we support your right to actively question and seek constructive change in the college environment. We encourage you to express your views, opinions, and concerns in and around BMCC. Our goal is to promote diverse and critical thinking—it’s an important part of your college education. However, any kind of conduct that restrains either the freedom of expression or the freedom of movement of others who may not agree, or that is disruptive to college operations in any way, is not acceptable. As a learning community, all of us have an equal right to our own views, and BMCC is committed to keeping the college a safe place for all students, staff, and
community members.
 
The Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Code of Conduct document outlines the expectations we have of you as you participate on campus and in college activities. If you’d like to review or receive a complete copy of the Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Code of Conduct document, contact the registrar, the associate vice-president of enrollment management, or the Associated Student Government. You may also pick up a copy at the reserve desk in the college library. This statement is also online at this link.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

Student Right-to-Know Information

In compliance with the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-542), Blue Mountain Community College discloses completion/graduation rates and transfer rates to all current and prospective students. Rates are based on fall-term enrollment of full-time (12 term credits), first-time, and degree- or certificate-seeking undergraduates. Students are counted as graduates or as transfer-outs if they graduated or transferred within 150 percent of the normal time for completion or graduation. Rates do not include part-time
credit students, students who have attended college elsewhere before attending BMCC, students who began their studies in a term other than fall, or students not seeking degrees. For further information, contact the Office of Enrollment Management at 541-278-5774.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Statement of Non-Discrimination and Grievance Procedure

It is the policy of the Blue Mountain Community College Board of Education and School District that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. If you have questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination, contact the Vice President Operations, BMCC, 2411 N.W. Carden, Morrow Hall, Room M-150, telephone 541-278-5796 or TDD 541-278-2174.
 
The college has adopted a grievance procedure providing for prompt and equitable resolution of student and employee complaints alleging any discrimination based on sex or disability. To view this procedure, go to www.bluecc.edu, About BMCC, Human Resource Information.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Special Needs Contact

Persons having questions about or requests for special needs and accommodation should contact the Director of Advising, Testing and Student Disability Services at Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Pendleton OR 97801, Phone 541-278-5958 or TDD 541-278-2174. Contact should be made 72 hours in advance of the event.
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Drug and Alcohol Statement

Blue Mountain Community College is legally required and morally committed to the prevention of illicit drug use and abuse of alcohol by both students and employees.
 
The college reinforces this message through various publications that explain our policy and procedures on this issue, including the Students Rights, Responsibilities, and Code of Conduct document, the Student Handbook, and all employee handbooks. These items are available to students through the Office of Enrollment Management and to employees via the StaffWeb or the Office of Human Resources.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Acts

 

The college abides by and honors all state and federal laws pertaining to the privacy and confidentiality of your directory information and student academic records. If you choose to do so, you have the right to restrict access to specific information.
 
FERPA allows colleges to disclose your directory information without consent. If you do not want this information released, you must update your response to “May BMCC release your directory information” question within the Student Information area of the Student Wolfweb, or complete, sign, and return a Directory Exemption Request form along with a picture ID to any BMCC location.
 
Placing a directory exemption on your file will result in:
  • When you call Blue Mountain, the person answering will say “There is no information available on that person”
  • If you come for service in person, you will be asked for a photo identification to verify your identity
  • Your name will not appear on honor roll listings or in the graduation booklets
  • When employer or other individuals use the National Clearinghouse service to verify attendance or degrees, your information will not be available
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) grants you, the student, certain rights, privileges, and protections relative to individually identifiable student educational records that are maintained by BMCC. In general students are afforded the following rights:
  • The right to inspect and review their own individual educational records.
  • The right to have some control over the disclosure of information from their own educational records (by authorizing or denying access in writing).
  • The right to file complaints of alleged failures to comply with the requirements of FERPA (with the U.S. Department of Education).
A student’s educational records (with the exception of directory information) will be released to third parties only with the written consent of the student.
 
The following information is considered “directory information”
and may be released without written permission from a student:
  • Students name(s);
  • Address;
  • Telephone number;
  • Field of study;
  • Class level;
  • Dates of attendance;
  • Degrees, honors, and awards;
  • Athletic participation (including the height and weight of team members);
  • Most recent previous educational institution attended.
Release of Records: In accord with Federal Law (The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended) “FERPA”, students may see and review all official records, files, and data pertaining to themselves with these exceptions: confidential financial information reported by the parent/guardian unless the parent/guardian has explicitly granted permission for the student’s review; and medical, psychiatric, or similar records used for treatment purposes. Access to a student’s own records will be provided as early as possible, but no longer than 45 days from the time of the student’s official request.
 
A student may challenge the content of a record that she or he considers inaccurate, misleading or in violation of the student’s privacy or other rights. If such a challenge is not resolved with the custodian of the records, the student has the right to an appeal. Further information is available in the Enrollment and Student Financial Services/Student Records Office.
 
FERPA Annual Notice to Reflect Possible Federal and State Data Collection and Use
As of January 3, 2012, the U.S. Department of Education’s FERPA regulations expand the circumstances under which your education records and personally identifiable information (PII) contained in such records — including your Social Security Number, grades, or other private information — may be accessed without your consent. First, the U.S. Comptroller General, the U.S. Attorney General, the U.S. Secretary of Education, or state and local education authorities (“Federal and State Authorities”) may allow access to your records and PII without your consent to any third party designated by a Federal or State Authority to evaluate a federal- or state-supported education program. The evaluation may relate to any program that is “principally engaged in the provision of education,” such as early childhood education and job training, as well as any program that is administered by
an education agency or institution. Second, Federal and State Authorities may allow access to your education records and PII without your consent to researchers performing certain types of studies, in certain cases even when we object to or do not  request such research. Federal and State Authorities must obtain certain use-restriction and data security promises from the entities that they authorize to receive your PII, but the Authorities
need not maintain direct control over such entities. In addition, in connection with Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems, State Authorities may collect, compile, permanently retain, and share without your consent PII from your education records, and they may track your participation in education and other programs by linking such PII to other personal information about you that they obtain from other Federal or State data sources, including workforce development, unemployment insurance, child welfare, juvenile justice, military service, and migrant student records systems.
 
For more information or to exercise your rights contact the associate vice president of enrollment management at 541-278-5774.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

Solomon Amendment Disclosure

The Solomon Amendment requires by law that the college release to U.S. military recruiters the following student information: name, address, telephone numbers, date of birth, educational level, academic major, and degrees awarded. Note: students who have selected the Directory Exemption option will cause Blue Mountain to withhold their information from military recruiters.

 

Student Records

 

The Registrar’s Office maintains and process academic records for the college. Student records are maintained in accordance with the college’s official student record retention schedule. These records include but are not limited to admission applications, transfer institution transcripts, transfer credit evaluations, correspondence, grade change forms, curriculum deviation forms, certificate/degree completion applications, and degree evaluations.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

Transcripts

Official transcripts may be ordered by completing a Transcript Request form found on BMCC’s website at bluecc.edu.
The fee is $5 per transcript. See the “College Costs” section of the catalog for additional costs associated with Rush or International transcript requests. This form may be mailed, faxed, or hand delivered to any BMCC location. The request must include the students name, student identification number, period of enrollment, where the transcript is to be sent (must include full name of college, university or individual and associated mailing address), student’s signature and payment of the appropriate transcript fee per number of transcripts ordered.
No other person may receive a copy of the student’s transcript or undertake to pick it up for the student unless the student authorizes release of records in writing. The college reserves the right to withhold official transcripts from students who owe monies to Blue Mountain Community College. If an official transcript is requested by a student who owes monies, the student is notified that there is a balance owing and given information on how to resolve the issue.
 
Transfer Transcripts: If a student has taken course work at another college that applies to a program at BMCC, the student must see that the Registrar’s Office receives an official (sealed) transcript of that work. Only official transcripts from regionally accredited U.S. institutions will be considered. Once received, transcripts become the property of the Registrar’s Office. BMCC cannot provide anyone, including the student, a copy of a transcript from another school. Students should order a copy from their transfer institution for their personal use. Courses from other schools and colleges are never part of a student’s Blue Mountain Community College transcript. Transfer institutions may be noted on the BMCC transcript. Such records are not required for admission to BMCC, but may be required for financial aid, veterans’ reporting, admission to a special program, or meeting a course prerequisite.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)
 
 

Social Security Number

Generally, social security number disclosure is voluntary. The college no longer uses social security numbers as a student identification number. Blue Mountain Community College provides all students with a seven digit number as user ID for the Student WolfWeb. This number is a seven digit computer generated number. A student’s BMCC ID number with a PIN (personal ID number) will be used for Student WolfWeb functions.
 
Students who apply for financial aid must supply their social security number on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For web access on the Student WolfWeb, financial aid students will be able to use their BMCC ID number and PIN.
 
Disclosure Statement
  • Required for use in collecting social security numbers.
  • See OAR 581-41-460(2)
  • Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development Revised, January 2001
Providing your social security number is voluntary. If you provide it, the college will use your social security number for keeping records, doing research, reporting, extending credit, and collecting debts. The college will not use your number to make any decision directly affecting you or any other person. Your social security number will not be given to the general public. If you choose not to provide your social security number, you will not be denied any rights as a student. Please refer to the Disclosure Statement listed under the social security heading in the Schedule of Classes which describes how your number will be used. Providing your social security number means that you consent to the use of your number in the manner described.
 
In the schedule of classes, the following statement shall appear:
 
OAR 589-004-0400 authorizes Blue Mountain Community College to ask you to provide your social security number. The number will be used by the college for reporting, research and record keeping. Your number also will be provided by the college to the Oregon Community College Unified Reporting System (OCCURS), which is a group made up of all community colleges in Oregon, the State Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, and the Oregon Community College Association. OCCURS gathers information about students and programs to meet state and federal reporting requirements. It also helps colleges plan, research and develop programs. This information helps the college support the progress of students and their success in the workplace and other education programs. OCCURS and the college may provide your social security number to the following agencies or match it with records from the following systems:
  • state and private universities, colleges and vocational schools, to find out how many community college students go on with their education and to find out whether community college courses are a good basis for further education
  • Oregon Employment Department, which gathers information, including employment and earnings, to help state and local  agencies plan education and training services to help Oregon citizens get the best jobs available
  • Oregon Department of Education, to provide reports to local, state and federal governments used to learn about education, training and job market trends for planning, research and program improvement
  • Oregon Department of Revenue and Collection agencies only for purposes of processing debts and only if credit is extended to the student by the college
State and federal law protects the privacy of student records. Social security numbers will be used for the purposes listed above.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

General Information

Admission Policies

 

Blue Mountain Community College has an open-door admission policy. You will be considered as admitted or conditionally admitted based on the following criteria:
 
General Admission: In general, if you are seeking a certificate or degree and meet at least one of the following criteria, you will be considered admitted to the college and eligible to enroll.
  • Are eighteen years of age or older, or
  • Are legally emancipated (with documentation), or
  • Have graduated from an accredited high school, or
  • Have completed a general educational development (GED) certificate or an adult high school diploma, and
  • Have the ability to benefit from instruction; and
  • Have attended during one or more terms during the 2011/12 or 2012/13 academic year
If you have completed high school requirements in a homeschooled setting you will be required to provide the following documents to the Registrar/Director of Admissions in order to register in credit courses:
  • A letter from their local Education Service District (ESD) or equivalent from states with differing educational agencies, stating their release from compulsory school attendance under the provisions outlined in ORS 339.030, and
  • Completed placement assessments in writing, math, and reading, and
  • If under the age of 19, parent’s signature on any enrollment or registration document
Conditional Admission: If you meet one or more of the following criteria you will be considered conditionally admitted. Students in this category are not eligible for Federal Title IV aid:
  • Non-degree seeking students
  • Students that have not completed high school or a GED
  • Students under the age of 18 (unless they have completed high school)
  • Students that have not attended during the 2011/12 or 2012/13 academic year
Students under eighteen years of age who have not completed their high school diploma or the equivalent: In
order to take credit courses you will be required to provide the following documents to the Registrar/Director of Admissions:
  • A letter from a high school administrator or local Education Service District (ESD) stating that you have been released from compulsory school attendance under the provisions outlined in ORS 339.030, and
  • Completed placement assessments in writing, math, and reading, and
  • Parent’s signature on any enrollment or registration document, and
Prior to enrollment, you and at least one parent will be required to meet with the Director of Advising and Testing to discuss the your ability to benefit from the instruction desired and acknowledge that you will be in a classroom situation with other adults without the same protections and rules of the K-12 system. 
 
Students under the age of eighteen and still attending high school: In order to take credit courses you will be required to provide the following documents to the Registrar/Director of Admissions:
  • Written acknowledgement from a high school administrator or counselor of your attendance and or participation in credit-courses offered by the college; and 
  • Completed placement assessments in writing, math, and reading, and
  • Parent’s signature on any enrollment or registration document, and
  • An acknowledgement that you will be in a classroom situation with other adults and without the same protections and rules of the K-12 system.
If you are taking courses to complete your high school credit requirements be sure to check with your high school
administration to ensure that the credits taken will transfer back to your high school in the way intended.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

 

Oregon Residency Requirements

Your residency status determines your tuition rate for your classes. The college has three tuition schedules: in-state, out-of-state, and international. For purposes of determining tuition rates and receiving state reimbursement, BMCC is required by law to establish a residency policy.
 
You may petition for residency if at least one of the in-state criteria is met and you provide at least two of the documents listed on this page. Petitions must be made in writing and must be d be submitted, along with at least two of the documents listed below to the Service Center located on the Pendleton campus for approval.
 
In-State Criteria (student must meet at least one):
  • Student must have maintained a permanent address in Oregon for at least 90 continuous days prior to the first day of the term.
  • Student is a resident of Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, or California.
  • Student is or a member of your immediate family holds title to or is otherwise purchasing property that is claimed as a permanent Oregon residence.
  • Student or your parents (if you are a dependent student) filed an income tax statement with the Oregon Department of Revenue for the most recent reporting year.
  • Student is a veteran who established residency in Oregon within one year of separation or discharge from the service.
  • Student is a dependent of parents or legal guardians who have established permanent residency within Oregon.
Documents (student must provide at least one):
  • An Oregon hunting or fishing license that was issued at least ninety days before the beginning of the term.
  • A copy of deed of title, mortgage agreement, or recent county property tax statement indicating ownership or purchase by the student or the immediate family. If ownership is by anyone other than the student, a document verifying the relationship between the student and an owner must be presented.
  • A current Oregon voter precinct card.
  • A copy of a signed Oregon income tax statement filed during the latest reporting year or payroll records from an Oregon firm indicating ninety continuous days of residency in Oregon.
  • A copy of an official Oregon high school transcript or GED scores earned in the state of Oregon.
  • A copy of a valid Oregon driver’s license (front and back of license).
Out-of-State Criteria
With the exceptions listed above, you must pay out-of-state tuition if you have listed your permanent address as being outside of Oregon or if you listed your parents’ address as outside Oregon and you are claimed as a dependent by your parents on their income tax report; or if your state of legal residence is other than Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, or California. If you are an Alaska resident and you wish to receive the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend while attending BMCC, you must maintain your out-of-state residency status.
 
International Criteria
If you are a citizen of another country and are attending BMCC on a student visa, you must apply for international student admission, provide supporting documentation as outlined in the application, and pay the international tuition rate.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Admission Procedures

Degree and Certificate Programs

If you are seeking a degree or certificate, you are required to:
 
1. Apply
New students must submit an Application for Admission form and submit a $25 non-refundable application fee at the time of application. Applications will not be processed without the fee. The application DEADLINE is the Friday at 5pm two weeks prior to the beginning of the term.
  • The application deadline for BMCC’s Summer term, 2013, is 5pm, June 7, 2013.
  • The application deadline for BMCC’s Fall term, 2013 is 5pm, September 12, 2013.
Application forms can be submitted to any BMCC location or by mail to BMCC, PO Box 100, Pendleton, OR 97801. The application form can be downloaded from ww.bluecc.edu, or picked up from any BMCC location.
 
2. Placement Test
Placement information is required for all students taking credit classes. If you have taken coursework at another college please send at least an unofficial transcript with your Admission Application. We will then determine which, if any, placement assessments can be waived.
 
Students with documented disabilities needing accommodation for testing should contact the Testing and Advising office prior to scheduling the placement tests.
 
3. Attend New Student Orientation
Register for “New Student Orientation”. The registration form will be sent to once the Admissions Application has been processed by BMCC’s Admissions Office. Complete and submit this registration form to any BMCC location.
 
While at New Student Orientation students will complete the Advising and Registration steps, below:
 
Advising
Advising is required for EACH TERM for all certificate/degreeseeking students; non certificate/degree-seeking students are not required to attend an advising session but are welcome to do so. See BMCC›s Advising webpage for helpful hints to get started. Please contact the BMCC Testing and Advising Office (541-278-5931) with questions.
 
Registration
Certificate/Degree Seeking Students: Summer term registration will be available beginning May 20th. Fall term registration will be available beginning June 3rd. Students can register either online or in person at any BMCC campus, once application, testing and advising (as applicable) are complete. Summer term classes begin June 24, 2013. Fall term classes begin September 30, 2013.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Transfer Students

In addition to the steps outline above, you will need to be sure and have an official transcript sent to us from each regionally accredited college and/or university you have attended. Credits earned and completed with a grade of “D” or better r will be evaluated. The Office of the Registrar will notify you in writing (by letter and or email) which credits have been accepted toward your stated degree intent at BMCC.
 
Only those courses that meet requirements for your degree will be included in the cumulative grade point average (GPA) computation for graduation, including core courses and all appropriate electives. All other coursework will not be included or accepted for transfer. Courses accepted towards degree requirements will not be listed on your BMCC transcript; however, a note will appear at the top of your transcript regarding a cumulative number of transfer credits accepted for that degree.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Limited Entry Programs

BMCC offers a number of limited-entry programs. Each program has special admission requirements that must be met before you can be admitted. General admission to BMCC does not guarantee acceptance into these programs. The admission requirements may change annually depending upon Oregon state regulations and BMCC policies. For the most current admissions policy information and deadlines, please contact the Admissions Office or the academic department, or consult BMCC’s Website.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

International Admissions

 

Blue Mountain Community College is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students, and welcomes international students. We provide an affordable education in a safe, comfortable environment. To be considered for admission as an international student, you must:
  1. Complete BMCC’s International Application for Admission packet. Packet can be found on our website.
  2. Submit an official TOEFL score: Scores must be sent directly to BMCC from ETC. BMCC’s Institution Code is: 4025. Scores are valid for two years from date of test. Students whose native language is English will not be required to submit TOEFL scores; however, they must have the ability to benefit from instruction based on scores from the COMPASS placement assessments. Minimum acceptable scores are: International TOEFT score of at least 97 (Internet Based Test-IBT) or 550 (Paper Based Test-PBT).
  3. Additional requirements for admission, and for obtaining an I-20 visa, include:
    • Proof of adequate funds for the student’s studies.
    • A complete set of documents for all of the student’s
    • previous and current studies.
    • Proof of immunization
    • Proof of health insurance.
International students must be enrolled full-time (12 or more credits) and successfully complete 12 or more credits each term to remain in good standing with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). 
 
For more information, or to receive an international student application packet, please contact the Admissions Office; email getinfo@bluecc.edu; or visit the International Student Admissions page on BMCC’s Website. You will be notified by mail after all of the application materials are received and verified.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

 

Non-Degree Admissions

If you wish to take classes at BMCC but not obtain a degree or certificate, you may register online once registration has opened for the term. Students under the age of 18 must complete the paper registration process to include parental signature on their registration form.
 
Every student, whether degree-seeking or not, who intends to take a credited math or writing course is required to take the math or writing placement test. Placement in these courses is mandatory. If you have completed a math or writing course, you will need to submit either an unofficial grade transcript or placement assessment from your prior college (test must have been taken within the last two academic years). Once you have submitted your documentation to our Advising and Testing Center on the Pendleton campus, an override will be applied to your student record within two business days. Note: You must have passed your math or writing course with a grade of “C” or higher. If you have been out of school for two or more years, you must take the math or writing placement assessment.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

Placement Assessment

Many courses at BMCC have pre-requisite course requirements. Placement assessment is required if you intend to take a course that has a pre-requisite requirement and have not already taken the required course at a college or university. In addition, degree-seeking students may need to complete placement assessment for computer literacy. You are encouraged to review the topics covered in the placement assessment. Our testing center can recommend a variety of study tools. BMCC uses a self-paced, computerized assessment designed to determine your level of academic ability in each of these subject areas. The scores are used to assist you and your advisor in placing you in the correct course.
 
If you have taken a pre-requisite course from another college or university, you will need to provide the Advising and Testing Center with a copy of your unofficial grade transcript to determine proper placement in courses at BMCC. Note: You must have passed your pre-requisite course with a grade of “C” or higher. If you have taken an assessment from another college within the last two years, you may submit evidence of it to the Advising and Testing Center on the Pendleton campus in lieu of having to take the assessment at BMCC. Placement assessment scores are valid for two years. If you took a placement assessment at BMCC or another college more than 2 years ago and have not taken a required pre-requisite course since that time, you will be required to take the placement assessment in that subject area.
 
All BMCC locations administer placement assessments. Dates and times for testing are posted on the college Website, or you can call 541-278-5931. If you are a newly admitted, degree-seeking, student at BMCC and have paid the $25 admission fee, there is no charge for the placement assessment. If you are not a degreeseeking
student and have not paid the admission fee, there is a $10 fee for taking the initial placement assessment for math, writing, reading, and computer literacy. Students wishing to retake the assessment in a subject area will be charged $5 for each retest.
 
The scores will be uploaded each day to provide the most current information to your advisor to assist you in planning an appropriate course schedule. BMCC does not use placement assessment scores to determine admittance to the college. If you disagree with your placement recommendation for writing, you may be referred to the academic department for further placement advising and possible further testing. Should you disagree with your math placement you may request to take a challenge test.
 
To request a placement assessment with accommodations due to a documented disability please contact the t Director of advising, testing and student disability services at 541-278-5958.
 
All students completing a one-year certificate or two-year degree program are required to meet our computer literacy requirement prior to graduating. There are two options to meet this requirement. They are:
  1. Take and pass the IC3 Exam: score an average of 75% or higher on IC3 exams. If you are a newly admitted, degreeseeking, student at BMCC and have paid the $25 admission fee, there is no charge for the computer literacy assessment. If you are not a degree-seeking student and have not paid the admission fee, there is a $10 fee for taking the assessment for computer literacy. Students wishing to re-take the assessment will be charged $5 for each retest.OR
  2. Take and pass one of the following courses with a grade of “C” or better: AGR111, CS120, BA131, or ED235.
Students completing the IC3 Exam with a score of 85% or higher are eligible to request the Credit-By-Exam (CBE) option. Students must complete and return the CBE form along with payment to
the Pendleton Service Center.
 
Students with an average score of 85-90 percent will receive a grade of B and those with an average score of 91-100 percent will receive a grade of A. CBE credits are reflected on BMCC’s transcripts with the exam identifier of (CH) next to the course title. Example: CS120 (CH)
 
Please work with your advisor to determine which option best fits the needs of your degree.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Immunizations

 

The Oregon Department of Health requires community college students born on or after January 1, 1957, to have two doses of measles vaccine before participating in clinical experiences in allied health, nursing, and human services programs; practicum experiences in education and child care programs; and intercollegiate sports. If you are enrolling in the nursing program and in some health programs, you may also be required to be vaccinated for Hepatitis B prior to entering any clinical experiences. For details about these requirements, contact the department that oversees the program in which you plan to participate.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Education Development (GED) Admissions

These programs are open to non-high school graduates who are at least sixteen years of age and not enrolled in high school. Students who are sixteen and seventeen years of age must provide the college with a release from the high school district in which they reside according to O.R.S. 339.030. For more information, contact the Department of College Preparatory Programs at 541-278-5795. More information can be found at this link.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Registration Information

If you are a certificate- or degree-seeking student, you must be cleared to register through your academic advisor in order to register. If you do not have access to the Internet or if you need assistance in registering for courses, you may visit any BMCC location to register. Students will be issued a BMCC email account, which will be used for official and informative communications. Students are responsible for checking their BMCC email account frequently.
 
The maximum number of credits a student can register for in a term is 21 credits. Should you wish to enroll for more than 21 credits you will need to complete a Schedule Change form and submit it to the Registrar’s office for approval.
 
BMCC does not allow late registration. You may add courses up through midnight of the day prior to the first day of the course. Please see chart below.

Day Course Meets
for the 1st time
Last Day to Add
(as of midnight)
Monday Sunday
Tuesday Monday
Wednesday Tuesday
Thursday Wednesday
Friday Thursday
Saturday Friday

For more information on registration dates and timelines, see the calendar found in this catalog or visit our Website.
 
For special registration assistance due to a disability, please contact the assistant director of advising, testing and student disability services at 541-278-5958.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Degree Seeking Students

If you are a new or returning degree-seeking student, you will be required to meet with an academic advisor prior to being cleared to register.
 
New Students: An appointment will be made with an advisor once you have scheduled attendance at a New Student
Orientation session.
 
Returning Students (high school/GED graduate that has attended BMCC during one or more terms of the 2011-12 or 2012-13 academic year): To make an appointment, call the Advising and Testing Center in Pendleton at 541-278-5931 or contact the BMCC location closest to you. You may also contact your advisor directly to set up an advising appointment. The advising process will include information regarding registration for classes.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

First Term Experience Course (HD109)

All new degree-seeking students are required to take HD109 Academic Planning,or an approved alternative during their first term of enrollment. Approved alternatives include: AGR101, BA109, CJ109, CET111, or ED100, ECE109, LC109 and VT109 Note: Students may not take HD109 and LC109 for credit. Students may qualify for a waiver if they meet one of the following requirements:

  • Have a minimum of 24 transfer credits from a regionally accredited college AND have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better
  • Have successfully completed a minimum of 12 or more credits at BMCC with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better (does not include credits earned while in high school)
  • Have an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree.

Students who qualify for a waiver must submit a waiver request form along with supporting documentation to the registrar’s office. The registrar, director of advising, testing, and student disability services, or their designee, will review and process approved waivers.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Non-degree Seeking Students

If you wish to enroll in courses at BMCC but not to obtain a degree or certificate, you may register online using the Student WolfWeb link found on BMCC’s Website. If you do not have access to the Internet or need assistance in registering for courses, you may visit any BMCC location to register in person. You are considered to be registered when the college receives your completed registration unless the college notifies you that the courses for which you registered are full or cancelled or that you have been placed on a waitlist.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Priority Registration

BMCC uses a priority registration process at the start of each pre-registration period. Credits considered for pre-registration purposes include credits completed at BMCC and may include evaluated credits from other colleges. The Priority Registration schedule is available at this link.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Course Numbers

Generally, courses with letter prefixes apply toward degrees and certificates, and courses with 100 and 200 numbers are college transfer courses; those numbered 200 to 299 are considered sophomore-level courses. Be sure to check the degree requirements for the certificate or degree you are seeking to ensure that the course you are taking will be counted.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Credits

In order to earn an associate’s degree in two years, you should enroll for an average of 16 college-level credits in fall, winter, and spring terms. If college preparatory courses are required, the number of credits each term would increase accordingly. Curriculum and program requirements described in this catalog provide more information on the program or degree of your choice.
 
If you are participating in intercollegiate athletics, you must complete and pass at least 12 credit hours each term for eligibility purposes. You are encouraged to visit with BMCC’s athletic director and/or our coaches for detailed eligibility requirements.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Attendance

 

Blue Mountain Community College believes that it is the student’s obligation to attend and participate in classes and that there is a direct correlation between participative attendance in a course and successful completion. Individual courses may have their own attendance policies. The college has an administrative drop process for the first five days of class each term. The administrative drop process is not guaranteed. If you do not intend to continue in classes, you must not assume that you will be automatically dropped for non-attendance. To drop or withdraw from a course or courses, you must do so online by logging on to the Student WolfWeb. You will be responsible for
payment for all courses that you have not dropped as of the end of the 100% refund period.
 
See definition of drop and withdraw under “Dropping/ Withdrawing from Class” at this link.
 
Note: Some courses that are not a full term in length will have different refund periods. Please print your schedule to determine what the refund/drop period is for that course.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

Auditing Classes

You may audit a course at a reduced tuition rate. If you register for a course online and wish to audit it, you must complete a paper Schedule Change form requesting the audit option. This status cannot be changed after the 100% refund period. Courses taken as an audit status do not count as credits attempted in financial aid award calculations, and the AU (audit) status does not count in calculating GPAs. The audit indicator AU indicates a registration status, not an evaluation.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Dropping/Withdrawing from Classes

Definitions:
Drop: When you remove a course from your schedule before the end of the 100% refund period for that course. If you drop a course from your schedule, it will not show up on your grade transcript. Note: Courses that are less than a full term in length have different refund periods. These dates are indicated on your schedule as “last date to drop and pay.”
 
Withdraw: When you remove a course from your schedule after the 100% refund period for that course. If you withdraw from a course, it will show up on your grade transcript with a status of W to indicate that you withdrew from that course. In addition, students are responsible for all tuition and fees associated with the course or courses they withdraw from. Note: Courses that are less than a full term in length have different withdrawal deadline dates.
 
To drop or withdraw from a course, log in to your student account on the Student Wolfweb from BMCC’s Website. If you are having problems online contact our Service Center at 541-278-5759.
 
If you leave BMCC without following the withdrawal procedures described above, you are responsible for the final grades received and associated tuition and fees for those course or courses.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Waitlisted Courses

If you have chosen to place yourself on a waitlist, it is important to check your schedule regularly through the Thursday before classes begin. Waitlists are checked daily and students are added when spots become available. If you are added to a class from the waitlist, you will be notified at your my.bluecc.edu email address on or prior to 5 p.m. The last day that students will be added from waitlists is Thursday, 5:00p.m., before classes begin. Notification
will be sent to the students my.bluecc.edu email no later than 5:00p.m.
 
Once waitlists are closed and cleared after 5 p.m., the Thursday before classes start, spots may become available through student drops. Students are encouraged to continue to check the status of class through the day before the class is scheduled to begin. If spots become available, registration is first come first served. Exception: Summer term, campus is closed on Fridays so final waitlist movement is completed at 5:00p.m. on Wednesday before classes begin.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Withdrawal from College

If you find you can no longer attend classes, you should officially withdraw from school. Before doing so, please be sure to work with your advisor to determine if other options are available to you. The last day to withdraw from classes without receiving a grade is listed on the academic calendar. Note: Courses that are less than a full term in length have different withdrawal deadline dates.
 
If you are receiving financial aid, be aware that totally withdrawing prior to completing more than 60.01% of the term can result in your owing money back to the U.S. Department of Education or to BMCC. Please refer to the Financial Assistance section of the catalog for further information.
 
NOTE: A student who is registered is considered to be in attendance. Non-attendance or non-payment does not constitute official withdrawal, nor does it release you from the obligation to pay for your course or courses.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Withdrawal for Military Duty

The following guidelines apply when a veteran, Reserve, or National Guard student is called to active duty for military
purposes during the term (This does not include being called to active duty for basic training):
  • You may drop courses and receive a full tuition and fee refund.
  • You may, at your discretion, elect to complete courses after making special arrangements with your
  • instructor(s) to create an incomplete contract allowing reasonable time to complete the academic work required.
Please contact the Service Center in Pendleton for further information at 541-278-5759, or send an email to: getinfo@bluecc.edu. If you are receiving financial aid you need to refer to the Financial Assistance section of the catalog for further information regarding withdrawals.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

Academic Information

Grading System

 

The quality of your work is measured by a system of grades and by computed grade-point averages. All assigned courses, regardless of curriculum, are included when determining a cumulative grade-point average while attending BMCC.
 
The grading system consists of the following:
Grade   Points
A Superior 4
B Above Average 3
C Average 2
D Inferior 1
F Failure 0
FA Failure - Attendance 0
P Pass 0
NP No Pass 0
INC Incomplete 0

 

Only grades of A, B, C, D, F, and FA are considered in the computation of grade point averages. All other grades will be disregarded in the calculation of your GPA; however, other grade marks and enrollment status will affect financial aid and athletic eligibility.
 
Grade Point Average (GPA)
Your grade point average (GPA) is calculated as follows: take the number of points from the table above for each grade that you received and multiply it by the number of credits for that course; then repeat the process for each course in which you received a grade of A, B, C, D, F, or FA. Add all of the results together and then divide by the total credit hours in which grades A, B, C, D, F, or FA were received. Note: If a course is repeated, only the most
recent grade is used in computing the GPA unless the course is designated as repeatable in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog.
 
Grade Definitions:
A/4: Superior: An indication that the student has met the state outcomes and course criteria at the highest level, demonstrating mastery of required knowledge and skills.
 
B/3: Above Average: An indication that the student has meet the stated outcomes and course criteria at a high level, demonstrating mastery of most required knowledge and skills.
 
C/2: Average: An indication that the student has met the stated outcomes and course criteria with sufficient mastery of enough of the required knowledge and skills to be capable of success in other courses that require this course as a prerequisite.
 
D/1: Below Average: An indication that the student has only minimally met the stated outcomes and criteria of the course but may not have sufficient mastery of enough of the required knowledge and skills to be capable of success in other courses that require this course as a prerequisite.
 
F/0: Failure: An indication that the student has participated in the course but, has not adequately met the stated outcomes and criteria of the course.
 
FA/0: Failure-Attendance: An indication that the student did not participate (either by attendance or by online participation) in a significant amount of the course and, as a result, has not adequately met the stated outcomes and criteria of the course. Instructors assigning this grade must provide a Last Date of Attendance (LDA) to satisfy Federal Title IV aid requirements.
 
INC (Incomplete): Your instructor(s) may assign an incomplete grade when the quality of your completed work is satisfactory but the course has not been completed for reasons acceptable to the instructor. At least sixty percent (60%) of your course work must be completed for an incomplete grade to be given. An incomplete grade must be made up within a maximum of one calendar year from the date that the incomplete appears on the grade report; however, you and your instructor may choose a shorter time in which to complete the course work. Incomplete Grade Contracts are submitted by the instructor of the course at the time grades are submitted and do not require your signature. The Registrar’s Office will maintain and monitor INC contracts for the college. If your instructor does not return your completed INC contact to the Registrar’s Office providing your final grade earned by the contract deadline date, the alternative grade indicated on the contract will automatically be entered into your permanent record. It is your responsibility to complete the work agreed upon and the instructor’s responsibility to submit the final grade earned in a timely manner to the Registrar’s Office. Grade
changes after the end of the contract will not be processed
without prior approval from the vice president of instruction.
 
P/NP (Pass/No Pass): If you wish to use the P/NP option you must: Elect to do so by the end of the fourth week of the term. Once you declare the P/NP grading option, no changes in grading can be made. 
 
Submit an application for the P/NP grading option to the Registrar’s Office. Before submitting this form to the Registrar’s Office, you must first collect the signature of the instructor of the course for which you are exercising this option. 
 
You may apply a maximum of 12 program or elective credits with a grade of P toward a degree at BMCC. This number would include pass grades earned in regular BMCC classes and those earned from another college or university. This number does not include pass grades earned in course work with obligatory pass grades or advanced placement credits transcribed as pass.
 
The P/NP option is not available in courses being repeated by the student, in courses required for a degree, or in courses in the core area required for an AAOT/AS degree (pass grades would be accepted in advanced placement test credit.).
 
The P grade denotes a level of accomplishment of C or better.
 
Pass grades from other institutions will be examined on an individual basis. If the registrar determines that the course meets or exceeds BMCC requirements, then credit may be granted.
 
If you are planning to transfer to a four-year institution, you should determine the policy of that school before electing the P/NP option at BMCC.
 
When computing credits earned and GPA, the Registrar’s Office treats the P/NP credits as follows:
  • The pass credits will be transcribed as credits earned and will not be computed in the grade point average.
  • The no pass credits will show on the transcript as credits attempted and will not be computed in the grade point average.
R (Repeat): Assigned when you have repeated a course that is not repeatable for credit. If you repeat a course, the college will count the grade received for your most recent attempt. All other attempts at the course where a grade of A, B, C, D, F, FA, or INC was given will be changed to a grade of R on your transcript.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)
 

 

Enrollment Status

In addition to the previously listed grades, other enrollment-status indicators may be entered on your grade report or transcript. These include AU (audit), CIP (course in progress), MSG (missing grade), and W (withdrawal). 

AU (Audit)
This is NOT a grade. It is an enrollment status and must be declared at the time of registration for the course. See the Audit Policy section for more information. 
 
CIP (Course in Progress)
CIP is an enrollment status used when a course is scheduled to continue from one academic term into the next. The CIP is not a terminal grade but is, rather, a state of progress used until the ending date of the class. At the time a course is scheduled to conclude, the CIP status will be replaced by a grade.
 
H (High School Diploma)
The designation of H indicates that the variable-hour course was taken as part of a student’s adult high school diploma program and that was not completed in a particular term.
 
W (Withdrawal)
A grade of W indicates that you followed the formal withdrawal procedure and withdrew from the course during the term after the 100% refund period for the term or course. This designation is not used in computing GPA. A W is not punitive. It simply indicates that you withdrew from the course and therefore received no grade.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

Audit Policy

If you do not wish to earn college credit, you may audit a course and pay a reduced tuition rate as long as the course is not full. Students who audit are not required to meet any specific academic requirements, but they may participate fully in the activities of the class. If an audit is desired, you must elect this option at the time of registration. Should you wish to take the course for a grade, you must drop the course within the defined drop period and then add the class back as a graded course. You may not change to audit status after the end of the drop period.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Grade Changes

College procedures allow for grade changes up to one year after the end of the term in which the course or courses were taken. Once a grade has been assigned other than an INC, the only acceptable reason for a grade change is instructor or college error. The instructor/student relationship in a given class concludes at the end of the term with the assignment of a grade unless the student receives a grade of INC to allow for the submission of late course work. If you cannot complete all of the course work before the end of the term, you should work with the instructor before the term ends to request a grade of INC. Otherwise, the only way that an instructor can agree to change your grade is for you to submit a grade appeal (see the section on grade appeals). All grade appeals are reviewed by the vice president of instruction and, if approved, sent to the registrar’s office for final processing.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Grade Appeal Process

The responsibility for assigning grades rests with the individual instructor, who uses his or her best judgment in accordance with what is deemed fair, given the requirements of the course and the work performed by the student.
 
If you believe that you have been awarded an inappropriate grade by an instructor, you may fill out a grade appeal form and submit it to the Office of Instruction. This will initiate the grade appeal process as outlined in the Student’s Rights and Responsibilities Handbook. The vice president of instruction will forward appeals to the registrar’s office once a decision has been made. If the appeal results in a grade change the registrar’s office will process the change and notify the student by email once the change has been made.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Grade Point Average (GPA) Renewal Policy

Students who have previously attended BMCC and have earned poor grades often feel discouraged about trying again. In order to encourage these students, Blue Mountain Community College has established a GPA renewal policy.
 
If you have returned to BMCC after an absence of at least two years and have subsequently passed two academic quarters of work of at least 12 credit hours each quarter with a 2.00 GPA or better, you may petition the registrar to implement the GPA renewal policy. If the petition is accepted, grades for the term chosen, and for all prior terms, will be changed to no credit (NC). All courses previously taken will remain on the transcript, but the grade point average will be adjusted. A notation will appear on your transcript indicating that the GPA renewal policy was implemented. All courses included in the GPA renewal policy will still be counted as attempted for the purposes of federal financial
aid eligibility.
 
This policy may be used only once. You must be enrolled in at least one credit hour at the time that the policy is implemented. Once the grade renewal process has taken place the student may not request to have the process reversed. Any courses taken at another college and transferred to BMCC are not subject to the provisions of this policy and are not included in this policy.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Final Examinations

Final examinations are given at the close of each term. You are required to take final examinations at the regularly scheduled time. Final examination schedules are available online or on the academic calendar found in the academic catalog. If circumstances warrant taking final examinations at another time, you must make prior arrangements with your instructor.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Academic Achievement Recognition

Blue Mountain Community College recognizes exceptional academic achievement of students at the end of each term and at graduation.
 
Honor Roll, Dean’s List, and President’s List
You may attain honor status each term by qualifying for the Honor Roll, the Dean’s List, or the President’s List. In all cases, you must have completed 12 or more BMCC credits during the term with grades of A, B, C, or D. Only courses taken at BMCC will count towards academic achievement recognition. Only term GPAs, not cumulative GPAs, are counted for these recognitions.
 
Levels of achievement are:
  • Honor Roll: term GPA of 3.00 to 3.39
  • Dean’s List: term GPA of 3.40 to 3.84
  • President’s List: term GPA of 3.85 or higher
Grades of P, NP, and INC do not count toward recognition of academic achievement.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Institutional Academic Progress (IAP)

Institutional Academic Progress (IAP) is the institution’s policy regarding a student’s academic progress. IAP is not the same as Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), which is the status that students using financial assistance must maintain in order to receive funding from financial aid. A student is considered in good academic standing when they are making satisfactory academic progress, such as maintaining a 2.0 GPA each term and passing the required number of credits based on his/her enrollment level, which is 66.67% of the credits they are enrolled in for that term. IAP requires a student to maintain satisfactory academic progress every term of attendance. If a student does not maintain good academic standing he/she will be placed on Academic Alert Status, Academic Warning Status, or Academic Suspension Status. More information about IAP can be obtained by viewing the IAP policy at http://www.bluecc.edu/cat_IAP or by contacting the registrar at 541-278-5757.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Credit for Prior Learning/Certification

The purpose of awarding credit for prior learning is to acknowledge and validate knowledge, skills, and competencies acquired by students through experience. With the exception of cooperative work experience (CWE) credits (see page 32), students receiving alternate credits are not eligible for state or federal aid for those credits.

The maximum credits that may be earned through a combination of credit by examination, advanced placement (AP), and military credit are no more than 25 percent of the credits needed for a certificate or degree. See degree checklists for more information.
 
Credit by Examination (CBE): To obtain credit for certain courses, you must be enrolled as a BMCC student taking at least one course for credit and satisfactorily pass a comprehensive examination or series of examinations. You may not obtain credit by examination (CBE) for a course at a lower level than one in which you have already demonstrated competency. Some courses are not eligible for this program. If you wish to obtain
credit in this manner, you must pay a fee in addition to any other tuition and fees that you may have paid in that term. Contact the Office of Instruction, at 541-278-5969, for more information. Students are limited to 15 CBE credits. CBE credits are reflected on BMCC’s transcripts with the exam identifier of (CH) next to the course title. Example: ART204 (CH)
 
Credit for Prior Certification/Learning (CPL): Up to 10 credits may be awarded for certifications received in the Early Childhood Education field. Documentation is required. If awarded, these credits are reflected on BMCC’s transcripts with a grade of “P” and with the identifier of (CPL) next to the course title. Example: ECE226 (CPL). For more information about this option contact our ECE Department at 541-278-5921 or 541-278-5957. 
 
Advanced Placement (AP) Test: You may earn credit for certain courses by taking tests administered by the Advanced Placement (AP) program sponsored by the College Board. Below is a list of approved AP courses, AP minimum scores, and advanced placement action. AP credits are reflected on BMCC’s transcripts with a grade of P and with the exam identifier of (AP) next to the course title. Example: ART204 (AP).
 
To receive AP credit you must:
  • Request that your AP scores be sent from the College Board to BMCC. Scores are accepted for up to three years after the exam date.
  • Be enrolled at BMCC in at least one credit course.
  • Pay the AP course transcription fee of $10 per course.
  • Complete and return an advanced placement credit form to BMCC.
Please contact the Registrar’s Office at 541-278-5757 or email getinfo@bluecc.edu for additional information.
Subject AP Score Advanced Placement Action BMCC
Credit
Art - History

4+

ART 204, 205 8
Art - Studio 4+ ART 101 4
Biology 4+ BIO 101, 102, 103 12
Calculus AB 3 MTH 251 4
Calculus AB 4+ MTH 251, 252 8
Calculus BC 3 MTH 251, 252 8
Calculus BC 4+ MTH 251, 252, 253 12
Chemistry 3+ CH 104, 105, 106 15
Computer Science A 4+ CS 161 4
English Language - Composition 3+ WR 121 4

English Language - Literature

3+ ENG 104 4
Environmental Science 3+ GS 142 4
Government - U.S. 4 PS 201 4
History - U.S. 3+

HST 201, 202

8
History - World 3+ HST 104, 105 6
Human Geography 3+ GEOG 103 4
Macro Economics 3+ EC 202 4
Micro Economics 3+ EC 201 4
Music Theory 4+ MUS 111, 112 8
Physics B 4+ PHY 201, 202, 203 15
Physics C - Electricity & Magnetism 4+ PHY 201 5
Physics C - Mechanics 4+ PHY 201 5
Psychology

3+

PSY 201 4
Spanish Language 3+ SPAN 101, 102, 103 12
Statistics 4+ MTH 243 4

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP): You may earn College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) credit for certain courses by taking the CLEP exams sponsored by the College Board. Below is a list of BMCC's approved CLEP exams, minimum scores, number of possible credits granted, and corresponding BMCC course equivalencies. CLEP credits are reflected on BMCC’s transcripts with a grade of P and with the exam identifier of (CL) next to the course title. Example: ART204 (CL).

To receive CLEP credit you must:

  • Request your CLEP scores be sent from the College Board to BMCC. Scores are accepted for up to three years after the exam date.
  • Be enrolled at BMCC in at least one credit course.
  • Pay the CLEP course transcription fee of $10 per course.
  • Complete and return a CLEP credit form to BMCC.

Please contact the Registrar’s Office at 541-278-5757 or email getinfo@bluecc.edu for additional information.

Exam Subject
Min.
Score
Credit BMCC Course Equivalency
Business
Infomation System & Computer Applications  -  - No credit awarded
Principles of Management 50 4 BA 206
Principles of Accounting 50 12 BA 211, 212, 213
Introductory Business Law 50 4 BA 226
Principles of Marketing 50 4 BA 223
Composition and Literature
Composition and Literature 50 12 ENG 253, 254, 255
English Literature (with essay) 50 12 ENG 204, 205, 206
History and Social Sciences
American Government 50 4 PS 201
History of the U.S. I 50 4 HST 201
American History II 50

4
or
12

HST 203
or
w/Part 1 test HST 201, 202, 203
General Psychology 50 8 PSY 201, 202
Human Growth and Development 50 4 PSY 237
Principles of Microeconomics 50 4 EC 201
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 4 EC 202
Introduction to Sociology 50 4 SOC 204

Military Credit (MIL): Military credit will be evaulated according to American Council of Education guidelines. In most cases, credit will only be considered when it is equivalent to a course offered by BMCC. Military credits are reflected on BMCC’s transcripts with a grade of “P” and with the identifier of (MIL) next to the course title. Example: PE184 (MIL).

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Transfer Credits

Transferring Credits to BMCC
To have credits earned from other colleges evaluated towards your certificate/degree intent at BMCC, you will need to complete BMCC’s Transcript Evaluation Request form. You will also need to request that official transcripts be sent from other colleges to BMCC’s Registrar’s Office. Official transcripts must include both a
signature from the issuing institution and its authorized seal and be delivered to BMCC in a sealed envelope.
 
In general, BMCC accepts college-level credits earned at regionally-accredited colleges or universities. Your accepted credits will become a part of your permanent academic record at BMCC and will be noted on your official grade transcript at the time a certificate or degree is earned. Grades earned from BMCC and other colleges that are applied towards a specific certificate or degree will be used to compute your grade point average for that specific program only. In all other cases, only grades earned at BMCC are used to compute your
cumulative GPA.
 
If you have taken the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or the Advanced Placement (AP) test, request that your scores be forwarded to the registrar’s office. Exams must have been taken within 3 years of the date you are requesting credit. Credits received for AP, CLEP, or military experience at other colleges and universities will not be accepted. You must have your exam scores and or official military transcripts sent directly to BMCC. For more on CLEP and AP information see this link
 
Transferring Credits from BMCC
Up to 120 lower division transfer credit hours earned at a community college may transfer and be accepted toward graduation requirements by colleges and universities of the Oregon University System (OUS): University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Eastern Oregon  University, Western Oregon University, Southern Oregon University, and Oregon Institute of Technology. In order to facilitate a smooth transition from BMCC be sure to discuss transferability of courses with your academic advisor and the school to which you wish to transfer to.
 
(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Appeal of Graduation Requirements

If you are pursuing an associate of applied science degree and would like to request a course substitution to meet program requirements, you must discuss this request with your advisor. If the advisor considers the request appropriate, he/she will complete the necessary paperwork, and then obtain the approval and signature of the vice president of instruction. The registrar’s office will process the information, once approved, and it will become a part of your permanent record.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Graduation

You are responsible for fulfilling the requirements for graduation and should work with your advisor to ensure that you have or will complete the degree and/or certificate requirements. 

As a candidate for graduation, you are required to complete and return an Application for Certificate/Degree Completion. You are encouraged to submit your application at least two terms prior to the term in which you expect to complete your program requirements (refer to the academic calendar in the catalog for specific deadline dates). This allows your academic advisor to assist you in selecting coursework necessary to meet
your graduation requirements. Completed applications may be submitted to any BMCC location.
 
Upon the college’s receipt and processing of your application form, the registrar will notify you and your advisor mail and or email that your official degree audit has been completed. Should there be any discrepancy, you and your advisor will be asked to notify the registrar as soon as possible. A graduation file will be established for you at that time. Your degree audit becomes your official degree check-off for degree completion purposes. 
 
If you do not complete and return the Application for Certificate/Degree completion and the registrar finds that you have completed all coursework necessary to complete your indicated program of study, the college will grant degrees and/or certificates upon completion of those requirements. Opting out of an institutional award requires completing the appropriate request through the registrar’s office. Multiple credentials may be institutionally awarded within your program of study.
 
Degrees and certificates become official when recorded on your transcript. Certificates and diplomas will be mailed to the address listed on your application within two months after final grades have been posted and reviewed.
 
If you do not complete your degree requirements in the term and year identified on your application, the registrar will identify and notify you and your advisor of your final graduation requirements. Your application be considered active for a period of one (1) year from your intended date of graduation.
 
If you have not graduated after one year, your application will be considered inactive and you will be required to reapply for graduation and pay any fees in effect at the time of reapplication.
 
If you graduate with more than one degree, you must complete a separate application form for each degree you plan to complete. 
 
Computer Literacy Requirement
All students completing a one-year certificate or two-year degree program are required to meet our computer literacy requirement prior to graduating. There are two options to meet this requirement. They are:
  • Take and pass the IC3 Exam: score an average of 75% or higher on IC3 exams OR
  • Take and pass one of the following courses with a grade of “C” or better: AGR111, CS120, BA131, or ED235.
  • Students completing the IC3 Exam with a score of 85% or higher are eligible to request the Credit-By-Exam (CBE) option. Students must complete and return the CBE form along with payment to the Pendleton Service Center.
  • Students with an average score of 85-90 percent will receive a grade of B and those with an average score of 91-100 percent will receive a grade of A. CBE credits are reflected on BMCC’s transcripts with the exam identifier of (CH) next to the course title. Example: CS120 (CH)
Additional Guidelines:
BMCC reviews and updates degree requirements annually. Please note that some of the requirements for graduation may change if your studies are interrupted by one or more years and/or if a course of study extends beyond five years. Depending upon the college certificate or degree, you may be asked to complete updated requirements.
 
The following table outlines which catalog you may use in determining degree requirements for graduation.
Situation
Catalog of year started
Catalog of year re-started Catalog of year Graduating

1. Attend concurrently for less than five academic years;
AND
2. Break of enrollment of no more than one academic year.

X  X X
Re-attend after a break of enrollment of more than 1 academic year.   X X

1. Attend concurrently for no longer than five academic years;
AND
2. Have no breaks of enrollment of more than one academic year.

X   X
1. Attend for longer than five academic years;
AND
2. Has break of enrollment of more than one academic year
  X X
 
Honors at Graduation
Students with exceptional academic qualifications may participate in our commencement ceremony with honors or high honors designation. This designation appears on thecommencement program and applies to all of BMCC’s degrees and certificates for academic, career, and technical programs. To qualify, you must have attended at least two terms and have earned at least 24 credit hours at BMCC (may be less for programs of less than two years in length). Honors designations are:
  • Honors: cumulative GPA of 3.40 to 3.84
  • High Honors: cumulative GPA of 3.85 or higher
Only the courses used to meet your certificate or degree requirements will be counted in the cumulative GPA calculation which may include courses accepted for transfer from other colleges. The calculation is performed on all courses completed the term prior to your stated term of degree completion. 
 
Example 1: If the anticipated term of graduation is spring term 2014, your GPA will be calculated at the end of winter term 2014. If you meet one of the above-referenced GPA requirements, you qualify to walk in the spring commencement ceremony with an honors designation.
 
Example 2: If the anticipated term of graduation is summer term 2014, you will not qualify to walk in the 2014 commencement ceremony with an honors designation as spring grades will not have been posted prior to the commencement ceremony.
 
Example 3: If you plan to complete your requirements no later than summer 2014, you may walk in the spring 2013 commencement ceremony but will not qualify to walk with either honors designation. If, however, you believe that you may qualify for honors designation by the end of summer 2014, you may want to consider walking in the 2015 commencement ceremony.
 
Commencement Ceremony
BMCC’s commencement ceremony is held each year in June on the last day of spring term. Our spring 2014 ceremony will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 7 p.m. on the Pendleton campus. Students who have completed or will complete all of their certificate and/or degree requirements during or prior to summer 2014 are eligible to participate in our 2013 ceremony. Those completing requirements as of fall 2014 or later are invited to
participate in the following year’s ceremony.
 
Final Honors Distinction on Official Transcript
Students with exceptional academic qualifications may qualify to complete their designated program of study with honors or high honors designation. This designation appears on your official grade transcript and may apply to all earned degrees and certificates for academic, career, and technical programs.
 
To qualify, you must have attended at least two terms and have earned at least 24 credit hours at BMCC (may be less for programs of less than two years in length). Honors designations are:
  • Honors: cumulative GPA of 3.40 to 3.84
  • High Honors: cumulative GPA of 3.85 or higher
Only those courses used to meet your certificate or degree requirements will be counted in the cumulative GPA calculation which may include courses accepted for transfer from other regionally accredited colleges. The calculation is performed on all courses completed through your final term of program completion.
 
Suspended Programs of Study
If BMCC suspends your program of study and if you are eligible for “teach-out” assistance as determined by the college, BMCC will work with you to help you complete the program within three years. Methods and types of assistance will vary by individual circumstance and will be available only to eligible students. Following the three-year period, if you have not satisfied your degree requirements for that certificate/degree but still wish to obtain a certificate/degree, you must either apply your earned credits to a different BMCC program or transfer them to another institution. Contact the registrar to determine eligibility.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

College Costs

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are subject to BMCC Board of Education policy and may be changed at any time. Please refer to http://www.bluecc.edu/tuition for the most accurate tuition and fee schedule, or call the college at 541-278-5759 to obtain current rates.

Paying Tuition

Tuition and fees are payable in full by cash, check, or credit card (Visa or MasterCard) by the end of the fifth class day of each term, or the equivalent percentage of days of terms or classes of varying length. Students may also use financial aid funds or thirdparty agency funds to pay their tuition and fees if they are eligible for these funds. Payments can be made at any location, by mail, or through the Student WolfWeb.
 
Deferred (Tuition) Installment Plan: BMCC’s tuition installment payment plan is designed to assist students in paying their tuition and fees by setting a reasonable timetable and structure for payment. Students may sign up for this installment plan at any BMCC location or through the BMCC Website. An agreement is not binding for the college until a representative of the Business Office has signed the completed form. Upon signature, BMCC will return a copy of the official signed installment plan to the student. The installment plan will consist of a down payment of $100 plus a $20 processing fee. The balance of tuition and fees will be paid in two installments due at the fourth and seventh week of the term (or equivalent for terms of varying length). Late fee penalties of $15 will be charged for each late payment.
 
Late Fee/Interest Penalties: Students who have not paid or made payment arrangements by the end of the fifth class day or the equivalent day of terms or classes of varying length will be assessed late fees. The fee is 3% of the balance due assessed monthly until the balance is paid. The minimum charge is $10,
and the maximum charge is $75 per term. 
 
Stop-Payment Fees for Financial Aid Refund Checks: If you are eligible for a financial aid refund check and it does not arrive at the address indicated on your student account after ten days from the date of issuance by the college, BMCC will re-issue the check without charge to you. If you wish the college to re-issue the check before the 10-day period is over, BMCC will charge you a $35 stop-payment fee.
 
Financial Holds: If your student account is not paid in-full by the beginning of pre-registration for the upcoming academic term, a financial hold will be placed on your account preventing you from registering for the upcoming term. Other financial holds may be placed on your account if items are not returned to departments at the College (such as the Library or the MAC Center) or if you have a bad address listed on your Student WolfWeb account.
Please contact the Service Center on how to resolve the financial hold on your account.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Tuition Refund Policy

Students who withdraw from the College or from college courses, and who have complied with regulations governing withdrawals are entitled to certain tuition refunds depending on the time of withdrawal. Tuition refunds are calculated as follows:
  • First five (5) days of the term for an 11-week course or the equivalent day of the term for courses of varying length. = 100%
  • After the first five (5) days of the term for an 11-week course or the equivalent day of the term for courses of varying length. = 0%

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Financial Assistance

Federal School Code: 003186

Blue Mountain Community College’s Office of Student Financial Assistance is located in Morrow Hall on the Pendleton campus and can be accessed through the Service Center. Please check the BMCC Website for hours of operation. You may contact the Service Center by phone at 541-278-5759 or the Office of Student Financial Assistance by email at finaid@bluecc.edu. The Office of Student Financial Assistance staff and the Service Center Staff are available to students for assistance in applying for and receiving the following sources of financial aid:
  • Federal and state aid
  • Certification of veterans’ education benefits
  • Student employment
  • BMCC tuition scholarships (athletic, music, drama, and skills
  • challenge)
  • Miscellaneous private scholarships

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Federal and State Aid

BMCC participates in the following types of federal and state aid:

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
  • Federal Work Study
  • Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • Federal Direct PLUS (Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students)
  • Oregon Opportunity Grant (OOG)

Applying for Federal and State Aid: Students must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year in order to receive aid. Students may apply online at www.fafsa.gov, or they may complete and submit a paper application. Be sure to include BMCC’s Federal School Code (003186) so that BMCC receives the FAFSA information. Applying online can reduce the amount of time for processing financial aid by approximately eight weeks. Note: January 1 is the first day of the financial aid application period for the next academic year. Refer to the “Dates & Deadlines” link on the BMCC Financial Assistance Webpage for more details.

Disbursement of Aid: Aid is disbursed (credited to student accounts) one week prior to the start of a term so that students can access their funds for the purchase of books in the BMCC bookstore. If students have a credit balance on their student account after all charges have been covered, including any books they have purchased, they will receive a check for the balance of their financial assistance funds. Checks are mailed by the 2nd Friday of the term. For actual disbursement dates, refer to the “Dates & Deadlines” link on the BMCC Office of Student FinancialAssistance Webpage for more details. 
 
Aid-Ineligible Courses: For some degree programs, certain courses may not count toward financial aid eligibility. Students should work closely with their academic advisors and take only courses that apply toward their stated degree intent. 
 
Mid-Year Transfer Students: If you transfer to BMCC during the academic year and received financial aid at the previous college, you should be aware that the BMCC financial assistance office will adjust your award amount accordingly to avoid an overpayment. For most mid-year transfer students, the federal or state aid award
at BMCC will be reduced by the amount of aid received at the previous college.
 
Taking Courses at BMCC and Another Institution (Coenrollment): If you are planning to take courses from BMCC
and another college during the same term, you must complete a consortium agreement form and provide proof of registration for each class taken at another college. Once processed, the consortium agreement is valid for one academic year; however, you must submit proof of registration each term of that year for each college from which you plan to take courses. Forms and additional information regarding co-enrollment are at www.bluecc.edu/students_fa_dual.
 
Second Degree: If you have received an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree and wish to receive financial aid from BMCC, you must complete a Length of Time (LOT)/Second Degree appeal and submit it, along with appropriate documentation, to the Office of Student Financial Assistance. You will be notified in writing of the decision made. This process does not guarantee an award. Depending upon the kind of degree that you already hold, your aid, if awarded, may be limited to loans.
 
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP): The Office of Student Financial Assistance is responsible for ensuring that all students who receive federal and state aid are demonstrating satisfactory progress toward the completion of their educational programs. The office will review a student’s SAP before making awards each 
academic year and again at the end of each term. The standards of SAP apply for all state and federal financial assistance programs including Federal Pell Grant, Federal-Work Study (FWS), Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Direct Loans (Stafford and PLUS) and Oregon Opportunity Grant (OOG).
 
Students are evaluated on all of the following standards:
  • Cumulative Credit Completion Rate (cCCR).
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (cGPA).
  • Maximum time frame (150% Rule).
Students must meet all three progress requirements (cCCR, cGPA, and be within the maximum time frame) to remain in good standing. Students not meeting the requirements will be placed on Financial Aid Warning or Suspension status during their next term of enrollment and will receive, in writing from the Office of Student Financial Assistance, a notice of such standing. For additional information regarding this policy and for more
detailed information about financial aid, please visit BMCC’s Website or contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance. 
 
Total Withdrawal and Return of Federal Aid: If you withdraw from or quit attending all classes in a term before completing more than 60.01 percent of the term for which you received aid, BMCC will recalculate your aid award based upon the percentage of the term completed. For example, if you withdraw after completing only 30 percent of the term, you will have earned only 30 percent of your federal aid received (other than Federal Work Study). You and/or BMCC, as determined by college and federal rules, must return (repay) to the federal government the
remaining 70 percent of the federal funds received. This policy applies to all students receiving federal Title IV aid who withdraw, drop out, or are suspended from BMCC. Types of federal Title IV funds that students can receive while attending BMCC included in this policy are: Federal Pell Grant, FSEOG, and Federal Direct
 
Stafford Loans.
For additional information regarding this policy and for more detailed information about financial aid, please visit BMCC’s Website, click on “Students,” “Financial Assistance,” then “Policies.” 

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

 

Other Financial Assistance

Other Financial Assistance
Foundation Scholarships
The Blue Mountain Community College Foundation offers scholarships to both full- and part-time students. Scholarship information and scholarship applications are posted on the college Website. Most full-time scholarships are awarded during spring term for the next academic year. Scholarships for parttime
students may be available each term. An applicant must be enrolled before a scholarship can be awarded. Stipulations concerning financial need, credit hours, grade point average, and area of study may apply.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)
 

Military Educational Benefits

 

Military Educational Benefits
BMCC assists veterans and family members of veterans with three primary types of benefits:
  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs Educational Benefits – Students apply for these benefits through the VA, and the BMCC Financial Assistance Office certifies them. Benefits are paid directly to the student by the VA.
  • Oregon Veteran Educational Aid Program (Tuition Assistance) – Students apply for this benefit through the State Veterans’ Affairs Office, and the benefit is paid by the state directly to the school to be applied towards the students’ tuition and fees.
  • BMCC tuition waivers for military and qualifying family members – students apply for one of these three waivers through BMCC. Forms are available on the BMCC Website. The BMCC Registrar’s Office reviews these requests. 
Since each of these three types of benefits are administered by different agencies and/or offices, they have distinctly different processes for accessing. The following is a guide for requesting and receiving each of these benefits:
 
VA Educational Benefits:
General Information about applying: In order to receive VA educational benefits, veterans must:
  • Take the BMCC placement test to determine proper course placement before enrollment
  • Be assigned an academic advisor
  • Be pursuing a BMCC degree or certificate 
To begin receiving educational benefits, veterans must:
  • Apply for VA Education Benefits online
  • Complete 2011-2012 Enrollment Certification
  • Read the Statement of Rights and Responsibilities Additional documents needed:
  • Those discharged from active duty also provide a copy of ‘Certificate of Eligibility’ letter from the VA or DD-214
  • Active members of the National Guard and Reserves also provide a copy of their Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE)
Return forms to:
Mail: BMCC Veterans Certifying Official,
P.O. Box 100, Pendleton, OR 97801
Email: finaid@bluecc.edu
Fax: 541-278-5889
 
Processing: Please allow two to three weeks for processing and certification of your enrollment to the VA. Benefits are paid directly to the student. It is important that you are aware of tuition payment deadlines and payment options.
 
Pay Table: Rates of pay depend on the veteran’s chapter and on his or her enrollment level. BMCC will inform the VA of any enrollment changes during the term, which may result in adjustments to the monthly allowance. It is the veteran’s responsibility to report any changes to the veterans certifying official.
 
Pay rates are updated each year, usually in October. Veterans may be eligible for additional tuition assistance, or “kickers.” Contact the VA directly at 1-888-442-4551 for specific payment questions.
 
Chapter 30 - Discharged from Active Duty
Chapter 1606 - Selected Reserve
Chapter 1607 - Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
Chapter 35 - Survivors’ and Dependents’ Education Assistance
Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill
 
Advance Pay Request: Veterans who need financial assistance to begin classes may request advance pay for the first term. Requests must be made four to six weeks before the beginning of the term. With advance pay, veterans are paid for the first two months of the term; however, the VA payments are based on the number of days that the veteran was enrolled for a given month. For example, if fall term begins the last week of September, the advance paycheck would be for part of September and all of October. The advance check is sent directly to the BMCC Business Office.
 
Certification Periods: The veterans certifying official will certify based on BMCC’s official academic calendar. Some courses vary in length. The veterans certifying official will certify enrollment according to each course’s beginning and ending dates, which may affect the rate of pay.
 
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP): The veterans certifying official at BMCC is responsible for ensuring that all students who receive VA benefits are demonstrating satisfactory progress toward the completion of their educational programs. The office will review a student’s SAP before making awards each academic year and again at the end of each term. The standards of SAP are the same as those for all state and federal financial assistance programs listed above.
 
Oregon Veterans - Tuition Assistance
The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides educational benefits for pursuit of approved training courses.
 
Benefits will be paid for as many months as the veteran spent in active service, up to a maximum of 36 months. Veterans who qualify for the program are entitled to receive up to $150 per month.
 
ODVA’s educational aid will not be paid if the veteran is currently receiving federal educational benefits under any federal act. Payment Amounts:
  • Full-time students are entitled to receive up to $150 per month.
  • Part-time students are entitled to receive up to $100 per month.
School criteria determine full-time and part-time status.
 
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Active duty in the Armed Forces of the U.S. for not less than 90 days; and
  • Released from military service under honorable conditions; and
  • Resident of Oregon when applying for state educational aid; and
  • Citizen of the United States; and
  • Served during the Korean War (June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955) or after June 30, 1958.
Getting Started:
Eligibility forms, application forms, and counseling about Oregon educational aid for veterans are available by calling 1-800-692-9666, or go to www.oregon.gov/ODVA/BENEFITS/OregonEducationBenefit.shtml
 
BMCC Military Tuition Waivers:
BMCC, with the purpose of enhancing student support while providing a premier learning environment, provides military tuition waivers to honor returning veterans and the dependents of deployed, disabled, and fallen military service members.
 
Definitions:
Veteran: any Oregon resident who is a member of the United States armed services and is currently on active duty or is an Oregon resident who has been honorably discharged. Veterans will register in the same manner as all other students.
 
Disabled Veteran: 100% disabled as a result of a militaryconnected disability as certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States, or fallen while in military service.
Dependent: spouse or any unmarried child under the age of 24 of a deployed veteran, a 100% disabled veteran (as described above), or a veteran who died as a result of military connected disability or service.
 
Guidelines:
This tuition waiver is for 50% of the tuition costs for credit courses during the student’s first year of his/her degree program at BMCC, unless these costs are covered by the Montgomery GI Bill or tuition assistance.
 
The student must be taking a minimum of three credits; the tuition waiver will apply to a maximum of twelve credits per term. All credits taken over twelve in a term will be at full cost to the student. The student must apply for the tuition waiver each term.
 
The student’s year will begin with the first term in which the student commences degree course work and will end after four consecutive terms. If a student chooses to attend for fewer than the four given terms, his/her eligibility is still exhausted after the fourth consecutive term.
 
This waiver will not cover fees and AFEES (i.e., fees for non-credit classes).
 
If the student is co-enrolled, this tuition waiver covers only the cost of BMCC courses.
 
The waiver cannot exceed the number of credits required for an associate’s degree.
 
The prospective student must reside within the BMCC service area, which includes Umatilla, Morrow, Baker, Grant, and Wallowa counties.
 
If the veteran is called to active duty, he/she will have the choice of continuing course work via distance education or re-entering the program upon his/her return. Returning veterans who were enrolled in limited-entry programs will be allowed re-entry if the program allows and if the curriculum has not undergone significant changes.
 
To Apply:
Veterans: To receive a tuition waiver, each term a veteran must present current identification card or discharge papers (DD214) to the Registrar’s Office along with the completed waiver form.
 
Dependents: To receive a tuition waiver, each term the prospective student must present proof of the residency and death or 100% disability of the Oregon service member, proof of his/her campaign service (DD Form #214), and proof of his/her dependent status to the Registrar’s Office along with the completed waiver form, which can be found on BMCC’s Website at www.bluecc.edu/admissions_forms.
 
Important links:

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

Services and Programs for Students

Academic Services

Testing Services

Testing services are available at all BMCC locations. Services will vary by site. Contact the BMCC center nearest you for schedules, appointments, and details.
 
The testing centers provide placement testing services to help a diverse student population successfully achieve a variety of educational goals. The testing centers also provide test proctoring services for distance education students, special accommodations testing, and GED testing. In addition, the Testing Center on the Pendleton campus provides testing services for a variety of tests for professional licenses and certifications. Information on other testing services is available upon request. 
 
Placement assessments are required for all new certificate- and degree-seeking students. You may take our COMPASS placement assessments at any BMCC location. You must take assessments for math, writing, and reading. The cost for the assessments is $10. Transfer students that have taken a math or writing course may submit their unofficial transcripts to the Advising and Testing office in order to waive one or more of these assessments.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Academic Advising

The Academic Advising Philosophy at BMCC states, “Academic advising is a collaborative process through which advisors assist students with timely, meaningful educational planning that is compatible with the students’ life goals. The advisor serves as an advocate and resource in an interactive partnership with the student. Advising encourages students to think critically, seek out resources, and develop action plans.”
 
To help ensure student success, BMCC requires all degreeseeking students, whether full- or part-time, to work with an advisor to plan and develop their academic career paths. Advisors work with students to help ensure they are taking classes that apply to their chosen degree plan and that are appropriate for the students’ level of readiness and preparedness for a variety of courses. Advisors also help students navigate the complex world of degree audits, graduation, academic support systems, and transfer information.
 
An advisor will be assigned to students seeking a degree; however, academic advising is available for all students at BMCC, whether degree-seeking or not, to help them effectively plan to meet their educational goals. There is an advisor for every academic program at BMCC. Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university can find catalogs, applications, scholarship information, and other helpful information from all Oregon University Systems schools and other colleges in the Pacific Northwest by contacting the advising department at the Pendleton campus or by visiting the BMCC Library.
 
To see an advisor, you can call or stop by the advising center in Pendleton (Morrow Hall, room 118), call 541-278-5931 in Pendleton, or contact the center nearest you to have an advisor assigned. You can set up appointments directly through your assigned advisor, or the centers can set them up for you.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Bookstore

The BMCC Bookstore is located adjacent to the library in Pioneer Hall on the BMCC Pendleton campus and provides services to students at all BMCC locations. Bookstore products and services include new and used textbooks, in-store and on-line textbook rentals, study aides, calculators, school and art supplies, sundries, and stamps. The bookstore also offers a wide selection of clothing, gifts, snacks, and beverages. Academic pricing on
computer software is also available to those who qualify.
 
Textbooks are also available at the centers in Baker City, Milton-Freewater, and Hermiston for classes held at those locations. If you are taking classes at any of these locations and have questions about textbook purchases, please contact the local center directly. Please contact the bookstore for book refund and textbook buyback policy.
 
Textbooks and merchandise can be ordered online at www.bookstore.bluecc.edu. For more information or questions, please contact the bookstore at 541-278-5733 or e-mail bookstore@bluecc.edu.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Copy Center

The BMCC Copy Center is located in the bookstore in Pioneer Hall on the Pendleton campus and is open to the public. The copy center offers a variety of services, including black and white or color copies, term paper covers, resume printing, laminating, and various types of binding, among others. It is available for dropoff service. Please stop in or call 541-278-5966 to speak with a member of the copy center staff for more information.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Student Union Cafeteria

The Pendleton campus houses the BMCC Student Union and Cafeteria. , Llocated in Pioneer Hall. , The the cafeteria is open to students, staff and visitors by and providing provides a variety of menu options. The cafeteria is operated by a local, privately run business and offers catering services to support the college faculty, staff, and students by assisting with special events and college catering. If you need any of these services, please call 541-
278-5946.
 
The cafeteria hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Payment methods include cash, check, or debit card. The cafeteria is closed on Fridays, holidays, finals week, Christmas and spring breaks, and the summer. On Fridays, student clubs may sponsor special lunch events.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Library

The BMCC Library plays a vital role in the teaching and learning process. Through its various services, the library connects people, technology, and resource collections for student success in academics and in the pursuit of lifelong learning goals.
 
Located in Pioneer Hall on the Pendleton campus, the library provides a physical space for BMCC students, staff, and faculty and the general public to use a carefully selected collection of books, eBooks, video tapes, DVDs, periodicals, and newspapers. Individual carrels accommodate quiet study while mezzanine rooms provide for small group work and media listening/viewing sessions. Computer workstations and networked study carrels for
laptops are available along with a copier, scanner, and printer.
 
The library’s Web-based homepage, www.bluecc.edu/library, expands its collection and the availability of academic products and library services to students. Here, research is guided by links to subscription-based indexes and full-text databases, recommended Websites, request forms, study aids, and tutorials. The online public catalog provides rapid identification of media and print holdings at BMCC, other schools, and public
and academic libraries in eastern Oregon. BMCC library cards, available to all students, allow access to additional services, including remote access to Web-based journal and newspaper databases, and direct online requests for materials not in the BMCC library. The librarian and staff are available for reference assistance and course-related research instruction either in person or through “Ask a Librarian” feature on the Website.
 
Regardless of when and where you participate in courses, the library is available to teach you how to retrieve and evaluate information in a society that places increasing importance upon these skills. For more information, call 541-278-5915.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Services for Students with Disabilities

BMCC is committed to providing equal access to all qualified students with disabilities. Providing academic adjustments and auxiliary aides and services to students with disabilities in order to remove barriers to physical spaces and program access is an important goal at BMCC. Faculty and staff members are informed, understanding, and supportive.
 
Students may qualify for services by providing appropriate documentation of their disability(-ies) at the time of the initial request. Accommodations will be arranged upon verification of provided documentation. Those requiring assistance with this process may work with the director for advising, testing and disability services, located at the Pendleton campus but available to all students at any BMCC location. Once the student is qualified for services, the director and the student will work together to determine which services will most benefit the student in a particular situation. All accommodations are arranged on an individual basis.
 
Each campus is equipped with a computer featuring some of the most popular assistive technology available.
 
Other available support services include: academic and career advising, special parking, and resource and referral information. Some accommodations take time to prepare and require advanced notice. For further information, contact the director of advising, testing and student disability services at 541-278-5958.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Tutoring Program

It is our goal at BMCC to provide as many resources as possible to facilitate students’ academic success. Part of being a successful student is taking advantage of the help available before you get to the point of feeling overwhelmed and/or are in danger of failing your courses. BMCC offers tutoring to help support students in their academic pursuit. BMCC strives to provide a wide range of tutor availability, meeting the needs of all of our students, whether they are on-site at one of our many locations or at a distance via online learning. We have drop-in tutoring available at most of our locations providing both peer and professional tutors, who are also trained to use Blackboard Collaborate and ITV. Blackboard Collaborate is an online program that can be accessed from the comfort of a student’s home by scheduling a session with one of our on-site tutors and logging into the session at the time allotted. ITV is interactive television; this is offered through all of BMCC’s
campuses and requires that you be on a campus to access a tutor. BMCC has also purchased Smarthinking, an online program that provides students 24/7 access to live tutors. Smarthinking provides assistance in writing, math, accounting, statistics, finance, economics, biology, anatomy & physiology, physics, chemistry, office applications, and Spanish. Students who have used Smarthinking have favorable reports for help with homework and have stated that they would recommend this service to friends.
 
The tutoring program is provided at no cost to all BMCC students and is largely funded by our Associated Student Government (ASG) as a service to students with additional support from the Carl Perkins Grant for technical fields. Students interested in getting tutoring can access a tutor schedule online at www.bluecc.edu/tutor, check the schedule in the Student Learning Center, or complete an online tutor request form.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

TRiO Student Support Services

 

TRiO/Student Support Services works with eligible, admitted students to provide comprehensive academic support.
Nationwide, students who are part of a TRiO program tend to have higher GPAs and earn more credits than those who are not involved with TRiO. The TRiO program at BMCC offers a student computer lab, professional and peer tutoring, advising and four-year transfer assistance, workshops on study strategies and time management, book and calculator loans, and a place to meet other BMCC students.
 
To qualify, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and enrolled in a degree program at the Pendleton campus of Blue Mountain Community College. In addition, you must meet at least one of the following criteria: be a first-generation student (neither parent graduated with a bachelor’s degree), have low income, or have a documented disability. For more information or to learn if you qualify, drop by the TRiO offices on the Pendleton
campus in Morrow Hall, Room M141, or call 278-5853. TRiO information is available on-line.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)
 

Co-Curricular Activities

Athletics

BMCC participates in both the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC) and the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA). The NWAACC is the parent organization for 36 community colleges in Oregon and Washington. BMCC sponsors athletic teams under the NWAACC, including women’s
volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, women’s softball, and men’s baseball. The BMCC rodeo team competes in the NIRA Northwest Region with universities and colleges from Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. NWAACC and NIRA colleges provide a variety of academic and vocational offerings as well as many enrichment activities for their students.
 
Under the guidance of BMCC’s coaches and athletic director, student athletes are part of an athletic program that:
  • Stresses academic, personal, and athletic excellence
  • Strengthens success-producing traits such as dedication, discipline, focus, integrity, communication, organization, and leadership
  • Emphasizes the value of teamwork
  • Creates a positive, lasting memory of BMCC for each athlete
BMCC has been active in the rodeo world almost since the college was founded. Our men’s and women’s rodeo teams compete in intercollegiate rodeos throughout the Northwest and nationally. The team has enjoyed great success over the years by winning numerous regional championships and by winning the national  hampionship in 1987 and the national reserve championship in 1999. The BMCC rodeo team has produced many regional and national champions who have gone on to participate in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and become world and national PRCA champions.
 
If you are interested in becoming part of the Timberwolves pride and spirit, please contact the BMCC Athletics Department or team coach.

 

BMCC Athletics Dept. 541-278-5900
Baseball 541-278-5900
Women's Softball 541-278-5895
Men's Basketball 541-278-5893
Women's Basketball 541-278-5894
Women's Volleyball 541-278-5910
Men's and Women's Rodeo 541-278-5930
Program Assistant 541-278-5896

Clubs

BMCC offers a variety of student activities that enhance the cultural atmosphere of the Pendleton campus and provide educational, recreational, social, and leadership opportunities for interested students. For more information contact the Associated Student Government (ASG) at 541-278-5948 or stop by the ASG Office in Pioneer Hall on the Pendleton campus.

Housing

BMCC does not provide on-campus housing, nor do we recommend, endorse, or make claims of any type concerning private housing available in our district. We do, however, provide a listing on our Website of property management companies that have rentals available to students. In addition, local newspapers in the region list available housing.

Music

The BMCC Music Department offers opportunities for students to participate in a variety of performing groups such as choir, vocal jazz ensemble, jazz band, and two local symphonies. Students may take guitar, piano, and voice lessons to develop musicianship and songwriting skills. For more information about this program, please call the music department at 541-278-5174.

Student Ambassadors

BMCC student ambassadors represent various regions, programs, and interests of the student body. They participate in recruitment events and college fairs, visit high schools, give campus tours, communicate with potential students, and represent BMCC to the community.
 
The student ambassadors’ primary function is to provide leadership, assistance, and information to prospective BMCC students. The program is an exciting opportunity that helps students develop their leadership skills, while making lifelong friends. By becoming an ambassador, you can make a difference in a prospective student’s outlook by giving him/her information about the transition into college life and how to make the most out of the college experience.
 
In exchange for weekly service, student ambassadors receive tuition waivers and leadership training. Each spring, the college selects ambassadors for the following academic year. For more information contact the Student Recruitment and Marketing Office at 541-278-5936.

Student Government

BMCC has an active student government. The Associated Student Government (ASG) is responsible for planning various cultural, governmental, and entertainment events, as well as, contributing to college governance committees. ASG sponsors a variety of events each quarter (Fall-Spring), the events include the Welcome Back BBQ, Student Appreciation luncheons, the Christmas eve Eve dinner, an American Red Cross Blood drive, the Arts and Culture BBQ, and Spring Fling. ASG financially supports tutoring at all BMCC locations (Pendleton campus and outlying centers), and provide scholarships through the BMCC Foundation.
 
The executive committee of the ASG consists of the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, club coordinator, outreach coordinator, and publicity coordinator. The remaining members of the ASG are student senators. If you would like to apply to for a position with ASG, applications are located on the BMCC website
and are due April 30th of each year for the following year. If you are interested in ASG or would like additional information, please contact any ASG member at 541-278-5948 or the ASG advisor at 541-278-5154, or stop by the ASG office in Pioneer Hall – on the Pendleton campus. All BMCC students are encouraged to become involved.

Theatre Arts

For almost 50 years, the BMCC Theatre Arts Department has enjoyed a unique collaboration with College Community Theatre (CCT), the local community theatre company. Together, and often also working with the BMCC Music Department, these combined programs produce a minimum of three major productions each academic year, presented in the 280-seat Bob Clapp Theatre on the BMCC Pendleton campus. These productions provide creative opportunities and valuable hands-on experience for students and volunteers alike, while presenting first-rate theatre for the enjoyment of audiences from throughout the region.
Whether merely seeking a creative outlet, or preparing for a career in the theatre arts, participants can work both on and off stage in all areas of theatrical production, including: acting, scenic, costume, and lighting design and construction, box office, stage management, assistant directing, and more. For more information contact the BMCC Fine Arts Department at 541-278-5944 or email theatre@bluecc.edu.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

College Preparatory Programs

The College Preparatory Programs Department includes the following program areas: adult basic education (ABE), general educational development (GED) preparation, English as a second language (ESL), JOBS program, and college preparation courses. The department also offers the following transfer courses: HD100
College Survival and Success and HD109 Academic Planning. For more information about any of these programs call 541-278-5803 or visit us on the Web .
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Adult Basic Education (ABE): Provides instruction in the basic skills of reading, writing, and math to adult learners to help them transition into the labor market, higher academics, or vocational training. ABE classes are available to students who have GED certificates or high school diplomas, but have been away from academics for an extended time. ABE programs operate at the following BMCC locations: Pendleton, Hermiston, Baker City, Milton-Freewater, Boardman, Enterprise, and John Day.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

General Education Development (GED)

General Educational Development classes are offered for students who are working on meeting GED requirements to complete the battery of five exams; reading, writing, math, social studies, and science. GED is the process of earning the equivalent of a high school diploma. Online GED Academy study site is offered as an alternative to students who need to study at their own pace. Online GED Academy is an intuitive and interactive skills building
tutorial. The site is designed to increase technology skills and help students study for the GED examines.
 
Students earn the GED certificate when they receive passing scores on the five parts of this standardized exam. A new computer-based GED test begins 2014. A high school release is required for students sixteen and seventeen years old. Information on testing and school release may be obtained from the BMCC testing center in Pendleton at 541-278-5931. Students earning a GED may participate in the BMCC commencement exercises held in June.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL instruction is offered to non-English speaking students who need instruction in reading, writing and speaking. ESL courses are available at the following BMCC locations: Pendleton, Hermiston, Milton-Freewater, Boardman, and Baker City.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

EL Civics

 

English Literacy through Civics: Civics education is an education program that emphasizes contextualized instruction on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, naturalization procedures, civic participation, and US history and government to help students acquire the skills and knowledge to become active informed parents, workers, and community members.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

College Preparation Courses

College preparation courses are courses designed to help students succeed in college.

LA 25/LA 35 4 cr Reading, writing, spelling, and vocabulary skills
HD 100 3 cr College Survival and Success
HD 109 1 cr Academic Planning
RD 090 3 cr Effective Reading Strategies
RD 101 3 cr College Textbook reading

 

 

 

 

A student’s COMPASS placement score determines whether and at which level the student should be placed into a college preparation course. Students can decide independently to take college preparation courses to improve their basic skills knowledge. Instructors may refer students whose academic performance indicates they would benefit from additional college preparation. In addition, students can be referred by their instructors based upon their performance in class. College preparation courses are offered at the following BMCC locations: Pendleton, Hermiston, Milton-Freewater, and Baker City. 
 
College Preparatory Program offices are located in the lower level of Morrow Hall. Debbie Merrill, program assistant is located in M-4; telephone 541-278-5803; email: dmerrill@bluecc.edu.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

JOBS Program

JOBS for Oregon’s Future (JOBS: Job Opportunities and Basic Skills) is the state’s employment and training program for people on public assistance. In addition, JOBS can help low-income families avoid the need for welfare.

Through a contract with the Oregon Department of Human Services, BMCC provides JOBS Program services in Umatilla County, including employment assessment, work-search assistance, and training in workplace basics and life skills. Clients receiving help through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program may be eligible for JOBS Plus services, which places persons in limited-duration training positions with private employers. As part of BMCC’s Department of College Preparatory Programs, the JOBS Program works closely with basic skills offerings as well as with other BMCC educational services in order to help JOBS students meet their goals.
 
The JOBS Program is located at BMCC Hermiston, BMCC Milton-Freewater, and the Oregon Employment Department in Pendleton. For more information, please call the JOBS Program manager at 541-938-4082 x3172.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

Other Programs

Community Education

BMCC is committed to lifelong learning and serves the needs of adult learners by providing a wide variety of innovative, high quality, community-driven, and affordable courses through our community education program with non-credit, short-term courses, workshops, lectures, and personal interest/hobby courses. For more information, contact your local BMCC location or call 541-278-5762 in Pendleton. You may also visit this link, for a continuous list of classes and registration information.

Continuing Education

The continuing education program is part of the college’s commitment to make educational services available throughout the college district by offering educational programs and opportunities designed to help adults of all ages reach their vocational objectives and realize their personal potential. A primary emphasis for the college is working with business and industries to provide a variety of training programs that can be delivered on-site or at one of the college’s facilities. These programs can be tailored to meet the specific needs of business or industry clients, providing a timely, relatively inexpensive solution to their training needs. For more information on courses customized to your business or to schedule a special training, call your local BMCC center or 541-278-5762 in Pendleton. You may also e-mail: continuingeducation@bluecc.edu

Community and Continuing Education course listings can be found at this link.

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Business Partnerships

Apprenticeship: Apprenticeship training as a method of career and technical education is recognized by the Apprenticeship and Training Division of the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI). It combines on-the-job training and trade-related instruction taken in conjunction with each other. Apprenticeship courses are approved for BOLI-registered apprentices or journeylevel workers and are not available to the general public.
 
BMCC’s apprenticeship program offers associate of applied science degrees and certificates of completion for journeymen in the areas of inside electrician, manufacture plant electrical, limited maintenance electrical, plumbing, and programmable logic controller technician as part of Oregon’s community college statewide apprenticeship degree program. The program provides statewide transfer opportunities, certificates of completion, and an optional transfer path into either a a bachelor of applied in technology and management or a bachelor of science degree in operations management at the Oregon Institute of Technology. Electricians and plumbers require state licensure. Related training courses meet industry standards and are offered through a partnership between the Oregon State Apprenticeship Training Council and the local Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee. If you are interested in becoming registered in an Oregon State Apprenticeship program, please contact the Oregon State Bureau of Labor and Industries Apprenticeship Training Division at 971-673-0761 or www.boli.state.or.us for program and entrance requirements. For more information on BMCC’s apprenticeship certificates and degrees, see pages 72-75 of this catalog, or contact the apprenticeship coordinator at 541-278-5854.
 
Cooperative Work Experience (CWE): Students may earn college credit for cooperative work experience (CWE) related to their occupational goal. Such work experience must take place at work sites approved by the college and be monitored by the course instructor. The experience may be in business, industry, agriculture, or education, or with public service agencies that are willing to enter into work experience agreements with the
college.
 
To find out more about the CWE program, check with the course instructor, your advisor, or contact the Office of Instruction. 
 
Small Business Development Centers: BMCC serves business communities in our region through our Small Business Development Centers (SBDC). We are part of a network that includes 19 centers in Oregon and over 2,000 in the U.S. BMCC’s SBDC is funded by the college, by the Small Business Administration (SBA), and by the Oregon Business Development Department.
 
Our premier service is free, confidential, one-on-one, business counseling by experienced business counselors for business owners and managers. Additional training programs and a variety of services are available, many on a reduced-cost basis, to SBDC clients. Visit our statewide SBDC Website www.bizcenter.org for an overview of programs or to register as a new client.
 
To take advantage of SBDC programs and services, you may not have to leave your home or office. Many are available online as workshops, webinars, or complete courses. You can meet with a business counselor using Internet video conferencing at locations throughout eastern Oregon. Visit www.ed2go.com/bmcc to view online courses. Call 1-888-441-7232 for more information about additional distance learning opportunities.
 
The programs and services of the BMCC Small Business Development Centers are available year-round to new or experienced business owners throughout eastern Oregon. Clients range from students planning their first business to owners and managers of companies with hundreds of employees.
 
Information on programs and registration as an SBDC client is available toll-free at 1-888-441-7232 or by email at sbdc@bluecc.edu.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

High School Partnerships

Dual-Credit Program:

In cooperation with many high schools and the local education service district (ESD), BMCC offers a state approved dual-credit program. Students at a public high school that has an articulation agreement with BMCC may meet the educational requirements of both the high school and a college level BMCC course if they are enrolled for dual credit in a class taught at the high school.

This challenging course work offers students the opportunity to begin building a college transcript while still enrolled in high school. Dual-credit courses and credits appear on a BMCC transcript as though they were taken at BMCC. Dual-credit courses normally transfer to four-year institutions in the same way as any other BMCC course work.

Not all courses are available at every high school. High school students may check with their high school counselors and teachers for course availability, costs, and other requirements, or they may check with the IMESD  for further information. Students should also check with the college to which they wish to transfer if they want to ensure that dual-credit coursework will transfer.

 
Expanded Options: BMCC offers a dual-enrollment program in conformance with Oregon’s Expanded Options legislation (also known as SB300 and SB23). This program offers high school students the ability to take BMCC classes to earn college credit and to earn credit toward high school graduation at the same time. Each high school sets its own criteria for entry into the program and monitors student progress. College-level credits earned are transcribed through BMCC and are, in most cases, transferable to other colleges.
 
Though similar, Dual-credit and Expanded Options programs have distinct differences:
  • Students participating in the Dual-credit program take classes at their high school from high school instructors and earn college credit at the same time.
  • Students participating in the Expanded Options program take a college course from college instructors with other college students and cna potentially earn high school credit at the same time; the high school pays all of the cost of the college course.
If you are interested in one or both of these opportunities, contact your high school or IMESD (541-966-3114); or contact the Registrar’s Office at BMCC (541-278-5757).
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)
 

 

Inter-College Partnerships

Eastern Oregon Collaborative Colleges Council (EOCCC)

BMCC, Treasure Valley Community College (TVCC), and Eastern Oregon University (EOU) have worked together in several academic disciplines to improve articulation opportunities for students, allowing them to share lower division course work among BMCC, TVCC, and EOU; to transfer those credits to EOU; and to complete upper division courses at EOU culminating in a four-year degree. For more information on the co-enrollment process, please go to the Service Center or call 541-278-5759.

Eastern Promise

Creating Early College experiences for students in Eastern Oregon When students have the opportunity to participate in college level courses and earn credits or certificates while still in high school, it means real financial savings for families today. Eastern Promise is a collaboration between Blue Mountain Community College, Eastern Oregon University, Treasure Valley Community College, the InterMountain Education Service District and school districts in Eastern Oregon. Increasing the number of students who are prepared to attend college directly from high school is the goal of Eastern Promise. Whether you’re a high school student pursuing college credits or an associate’s degree, a teacher or professor looking to connect with other Eastern Promise educators and students, a parent interested in learning how your child can get involved, or a community member curious to find out more, the resources you need are all here.

Oregon State University Dual Admission

Through an agreement with Oregon State University (OSU), BMCC students may be jointly admitted to BMCC and OSU and be eligible to enroll concurrently at both institutions. There is a joint application process for eligible students; the admission deadline is one week before the start of classes of each term based on OSU’s academic calendar. Students enrolled in the program are required, as a condition of admission, to agree that their student records will be shared between and available to each institution. For more information on this program, contact BMCC’s Office of Admissions and Records.

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

 

Articulated Degree Programs

BMCC enjoys articulation agreements with a variety of institutions. The following agreements allow you to attain your
degree while staying in your local area.
 
CUESTE: Teacher Education Program: CUESTE (pronounced “quest”) stands for Curriculum of Undergraduate Elementary School Teacher Education and is a collaborative program between BMCC and Eastern Oregon University (EOU). 
 
Students seeking elementary teacher licensure need to complete a major in multidisciplinary studies; a minor in an academic area, endorsement area, or course of study; and a minor in elementary education. When students are within 100 credit hours of finishing the CUESTE program requirements, they may apply to EOU’s CUESTE program. The completion of CUESTE program requirements leads to a bachelor’s degree (science or art) in multidisciplinary studies, a minor in elementary education, and certification in primary (age 4 through grade 4) and elementary (3-8) grades. Through the CUESTE program, BMCC offers the first two years, and an A.A.O.T. degree, and EOU provides the last two years of the elementary education degree at BMCC’s Pendleton campus.
 
Two full-time EOU education professors are in residence at BMCC’s Pendleton campus to advise students, teach classes, and coordinate EOU and BMCC processes. (Please note: Much of the major course work for secondary teaching certification may be acquired through distance education courses available from EOU and BMCC. However, the secondary education component needs to be completed on EOU’s campus in LaGrande.)
 
Diagnostic Imaging (Radiologic Technology) Program: BMCC has partnered with Linn-Benton Community College to offer a distance education program for diagnostic imaging. Using a combination of clinical instruction, online courses within the college learning management system, and the synchronous virtual classroom environment, distance education students can receive dynamic instruction to help them achieve their learning goals.
 
The Diagnostic Imaging Program prepares students through a progressive, outcome-based educational format. Modules of study include radiation protection, radiographic procedures, image production and evaluation, equipment maintenance operation, patient care and management, and clinical radiography.
 
The purpose of this program is to prepare students to practice as proficient, multi-skilled professionals in culturally diverse health care settings; to demonstrate outcomes required by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) and The American Society of Radiological Technologists (ASRT) Course Curriculum Guide; and to apply for and successfully complete ARRT certification examinations. Upon completion of the program and the general education requirements students will be eligible to apply for an associate of applied science degree through Linn-Benton Community College.
 
The Diagnostic Imaging Program is highly prescriptive and entails several key elements; please contact our program site coordinator, Crystal Patton-Doherty, at 541-278-5876 for more information about this program. Director of Advising, Wade Muller, at 541-278-5958 for more information about this program.
 
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program: BMCC has partnered with Linn-Benton Community College to offer a two-year associate’s degree program designed to prepare the student to function as an entry-level occupational therapy assistant (OTA). 
 
OTAs work under the supervision of occupational therapists to help clients develop, maintain, and/or regain health and function through the use of purposeful activity. They address physical, mental, and social components of activity as they work with clients to improve the underlying cause of impairment and/or to adapt activities for client success. This program follows a hybrid delivery model in which the classroom portion is delivered online (to allow participation by students at remote sites) and the laboratory and clinical portions are delivered locally and at partner sites throughout Oregon. Graduates will be eligible and prepared to sit for the national certification examination.
 
Please contact our Director of Advising, Wade Muller, at 541-278-5958 for more information about this program.
 
Pharmacy Technician Program: BMCC has partnered with Central Oregon Community College to offer this three-term program developed to prepare individuals for employment in the pharmacy industry. Pharmacy technicians are skilled workers who are educated and trained to work in a pharmacy and assist in all areas of the pharmacy not requiring the professional judgment of the registered pharmacist. Some current practice areas for the pharmacy technician include retail, hospital, manufacturing, disease state management, and mail order and insurance claim specialists. The pharmacy technician processes prescriptions and medication orders and plays an integral role in maintaining the pharmacy department.
 
Courses are completed in an online and hybrid format. They focus on the abilities needed to assist the pharmacist and provide the skills necessary to process prescriptions accurately, participate in administration and management of a pharmacy, and maintain inventory. Topics of study include medical terminology, anatomy
and functions of the human body, therapeutic classification and drug names, pharmacy procedures, pharmaceutical calculations, pharmacy law and interpersonal communications. Students will have a working knowledge of sterile technique, standards of practice, quality assurance and patient confidentiality. In addition,
students will develop and practice communication skills needed to function in a professional setting. In order to gain workplace experience, students will also participate in a hospital and retail pharmacy practicum.
 
The program will prepare students to take the national certification examination to become a certified pharmacy
technician as required by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy and to be employed in a pharmacy setting.
 
Please contact our Director of Advising, Wade Muller, at 541-278-5958 for more information about this program.
 
Medical Lab Technician Program: BMCC has partnered with Wenatchee Valley College to offer this two-year degree to provide students with the general knowledge and basic skills needed for this allied health profession.
 
During the preparatory first three quarters of the first year, the typical MLT student takes general education courses and specialized medical laboratory courses designed to provide a solid base for the second year of on-the-job training. Students spend the second year in medical laboratory facilities that have agreed to be training centers, while simultaneously taking theoretical supporting courses.
 
Please contact our Director of Advising, Wade Muller, at 541-278-5958 for more information about this program.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Career Pathways

What are Career Pathways?

Career pathways are broad categories of career options that share similar characteristics and employment requirements that call for many common interests, strengths, and competencies. There are six broad career pathways; within each of those are career clusters that narrow down even further to specific career focus areas.

Career Pathway Roadmaps

How do I use this information?

As early as high school, students are starting to look at career pathways to identify the classes that they need to take to prepare themselves for employment. Those same career pathways are being used by BMCC students to identify career opportunities supported by the degrees and certificates gained at BMCC. 

The following information describes each of those six career pathways and gives you information to help decide whether or not that is the path for you. As you look through the BMCC catalog  you may notice the career pathway icons  to which that degree or certificate is related. Use these tools to help you plan your college experience and career preparation. By having a plan, you can give purpose to your learning.

Arts, Information and Communications

Careers in this category are related to the humanities and the performing, visual, literary, and media arts.

Are you a creative thinker? Are you imaginative, innovative, or original? Do you like to communicate ideas? Do you like to make crafts, draw, play a musical instrument, take photos, or write stories? Then this career pathway may be for you!

We offer the following areas of emphasis to help you succeed in this career pathway:

Art

Computer Science

English

Music

Speech

Theater Arts

Business and Management

Careers related to the business environment include sales, marketing and advertising, computer/information systems, accounting, economics, management, and personnel.

Do you enjoy being a leader, organizing people, planning activities, and talking? Do you like working with numbers or ideas and seeing those ideas come to completion? Then this career pathway may be for you!

We offer the following areas of emphasis to help you succeed in this career pathway:

Accounting

Administrative Assistant

Admin Asst—Legal

Admin Asst—Medical

Agriculture Business

Art

Business Administration

Computer Science

Economics

English

Hospitality Management

Mathematics

Office Assistant

Retail Management

Speech

Tourism

Human Resources

Careers in this category are related to economic, political, and social systems.

Do you like to work with people to solve problems? Is it important to you to do something that makes things better for other people? Do you like helping people? Then this career pathway may be for you!

We offer the following areas of emphasis to help you succeed in this career pathway:

Anthropology

Criminal Justice

Early Childhood Education

Economics

Education-Elementary

Education-Secondary

English

Geography

Health

History

Hospitality Management

Mathematics

Paraeducator

Physical Education

Psychology

Retail Management

Sociology

Tourism

Ag, Food and Natural Resource Systems

Careers in this category are related to the environment, natural resources, and agriculture.

Are you practical or curious about the physical world, plants, and animals? Do you enjoy outdoor activities? Then this career pathway may be for you!

 

We offer the following areas of emphasis to help you succeed in this career pathway:

Agriculture Business

Agriculture Production

Anthropology

Biology

Geography

Geology

Industrial and Engineering Systems

Careers in this pathway are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems.

Are you mechanically inclined and practical? Do you like reading diagrams and blueprints or drawing building structures? Are you curious about how things work? Then this career pathway may be for you!

We offer the following areas of emphasis to help you succeed in this career pathway:

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computer Science

Diesel Technology

Drafting Technology

Geography

Industrial Technology

Mathematics

Health Services

Careers in this pathway are related to the promotion of health and the treatment of disease.

Do you like to care for the sick or to help them stay well? Are you interested in disease and how the body works? Do you enjoy reading about science and medicine? Then this career pathway may be for you!

We offer the following areas of emphasis to help you succeed in this career pathway:

Admin Asst—Medical

Biology

Chemistry

Dental Assistant

Health

Nursing

Office Asst—Medical

Physical Education

Pre-Dental, Med, Pharmacy, and Veterinary

Psychology

Degrees and Certificates

BMCC reviews and updates degree requirements annually. Please note that some of the requirements for graduation may change if your studies are interrupted by one or more years or if you take more than five years to complete a course of study. Depending upon the academic program, you may be asked to complete updated requirements in order to earn a certificate or degree.

Statement of Student Outcomes

Through the course offerings necessary to attain a degree, BMCC students will have achieved the following core competency skills:
To ensure the educational breadth necessary to acquire these core competencies, degree candidates must complete work in general education and other specific requirements related to each degree.
 
(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

Transfer Options

 

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS OREGON TRANSFER (A.A.O.T.) degree, a non-designated block transfer degree designed for the student who intends to transfer to a four-year college or university within the Oregon University System (OUS). Students need to work closely with an academic advisor to plan a course of study at BMCC.

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE (A.S.) degree, a non-designated college transfer degree designed for students whose program requirements do not fit A.A.O.T. degree patterns. This degree does not always “block transfer” to Oregon colleges.

OREGON TRANSFER MODULE (O.T.M.), a one-year module designed to complete a portion of students’ general education requirements and is transferable to any OUS institution. Upon transfer of credits, the receiving institution may specify additional course work that is required for a major or degree requirements or to make up the difference between the O.T.M. and the institution’s total general education requirements.

This module is an excellent choice for the student who is planning to transfer to a four-year institution and either is undecided on a major or will be majoring in a program of study with specific lower division requirements that are not offered at BMCC. With the one-year module, a student can complete most general education requirements and then transfer to the four-year institution, where he or she can complete the remaining lower division requirements.

Transfer courses offered at BMCC parallel freshman and sophomore courses offered by four-year colleges and universities. If you are planning to seek a degree at a specific four-year college or university, you should become familiar with the requirements of the proposed major program at that institution. BMCC advisors are available to assist you in this planning process.

In addition to the requirements of a major, OUS institutions require that the student earn credit hours in each of the major academic divisions: arts and letters (language, literature, and the arts), the social sciences, sciences and mathematics, and writing. These are typically referred to as general education requirements, or general university requirements. Students at BMCC who complete the A.A.O.T. as outlined will meet these OUS lower division general education requirements. Specific departmental requirements at OUS institutions can be found in the catalog of the college or university to which the student intends to transfer. OUS institutions generally will accept up to 120 credit hours of lower division course work from Oregon’s community colleges. 

O.T.M. Degree Checklist

 

(Information based on the 2012-13 BMCC Academic Catalog with noted updates on 7/25/12)

Associate of General Studies (A.G.S.) Degree

Click here to view the BMCC Catalog degree checklist for the Associate of General Studies (A.G.S.) degree.

(Information based on the 2012-13 BMCC Academic Catalog - updated 7/25/12)

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degrees

Click here to view the BMCC Catalog degree checklist for the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree.

(Information based on the 2012-13 BMCC Academic Catalog - updated 7/25/12)

See the degree descriptions on the following pages for program specific recommendations.  Program requirements are subject to change, so please consult an advisor.

A.A.S./Accounting

 Business & Management

Intended Program Outcomes:
This two-year program leading to an A.A.S. degree in accounting offers students the opportunity to develop an advanced understanding of accounting principles. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Use of current computer technologies, especially spreadsheet and accounting software, to perform the duties within a business setting
  • Balance and reconcile financial information to ensure accuracy of information
  • Analyze financial data in order to understand it and to use the data to make decisions
  • Use reconciliation processes when working with data to identify and correct errors
  • Prepare professional financial statements and other reporting documents
  • Preparation for licensure process within the state of Oregon to prepare tax returns
  • Ability to effectively seek and respond to accounting-related opportunities for increased responsibilities and professional advancement
  • Understand the various business functions as they contribute to the success of an organization
TERM 1  
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA101 Introduction to Business 4
BA111 Basic Accounting 4
BA101 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher)  (5)
TERM 1 Total
16
TERM 2  
BT220 Calculating Machines 3
BA110X Business Computers Applications/MS Excel 3
BA211 Principles of Accounting 4
BA155 Introduction to Fraud Examination 3
BA105 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5) 
TERM 2 Total 17
TERM 3  
BA210 Microcomputer Application/Advanced Excel 3
BA212 Principles of Accounting 4
BA220 Tax Accounting 4
WR121 English Composition 4
TERM 3 Total 15
TERM 4  
BA221 Accounting Problems/Tax 4
BA226 Business Law 4
BA213 Principles of Accounting 4
BT121 Document Processing 3
TERM 4 Total 15
TERM 5  
BA177 Payroll Accounting 4
BA261 Intermediate Accounting 4
BA215 Cost Accounting 4
BA116 Bookkeeping Practice 2
TERM 5 Total 14
TERM 6  
BA268 Introduction to Auditing 3
BA209Q Accounting Applications/QuickBooks 3
BA284 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
BA285 Human Relations in Business 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
TERM 6 Total 14
TOTAL CREDITS 91

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Administrative Office Professional

 Business and Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This program leading to an A.A.S. degree in administrative assistant offers students the opportunity to develop top-level office skills. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Use current and emerging word processing technologies to produce organizational documents and presentation materials
  • Meet or exceed the current speed and accuracy requirements for typing and 10-key operation in the industry
  • Individually and collaboratively manage multiple office tasks, prioritizing and reprioritizing in response to changing demands
  • Assess the image that is expected of office personnel in a specific industry group; reflect those expectations in personal appearance, professional conduct and personal hygiene.
  • Produce clear, concise and mechanically correct written documents
  • Model effective customer service interactions
  • Seek and respond to opportunities for increased responsibilities and professional advancement
  • Understand office functions as they contribute to sound business practices and procedures
  • Perform the general office procedures of filing, equipment operation, mail distribution, phone calls, and tasks requiring basic math calculations (such as inventory)
TERM 1  
BA101 Introduction to Business 4
BT116 Professional Office Procedures 3
BT121 Document Processing I 3
WR121 English Composition 4
TERM 1 Total 14
TERM 2  
BT122 Document Processing II 3
BT140 Business Document Editing 3
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (5)
TERM 2 Total 14
TERM 3  
BT123 Document Processing III 3
BT220 Calculating Machines 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel 3
BA214 Business Communications 3
TERM 3 Total 16
TERM 4  
BA226 Business Law 4
BT124 Keyboarding for Speed & Accuracy 3
BT201M Word Processing/MS Word 3
BA277 Business Ethics 3
or BA285 Human Relations in Business (3)
BA111 Basic Accounting 4
or BA211 Principles of Accounting (4)
TERM 4 Total 17
TERM 5  
BA284 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
BA224 Human Resources Management 3
BA110A Business Computer Applications/MS Access 3
BT202M Word Processing/MS Word 3
HTM131 Customer Serive Management I 3
TERM 5 Total 13
TERM 6  
BA280 CWE Business 3
BT206 Desktop Publishing 3
BA209Q Accounting Applications/QuickBooks 3
BA206 Principles of Management 4
BT290 Integrated Office Systems 3
or BA280 CWE Business (3)
TERM 6 Total 16
TOTAL CREDITS 90

 (Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Administrative Office Professional: Legal Option

 Business & Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program leading to an A.A.S. in administrative office assistant, legal option, provides students with the specialized skills necessary for employment as legal administrative assistants. Students will be effective in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Use of appropriate legal terminology with written and oral accuracy
  • Use of transcription machines effectively to produce legal documents
  • Office bookkeeping and general accounting tasks
  • Effective use of database and spreadsheet software
  • Understanding of the legal system
TERM 1  
WR121 English Composition 4
CJ Electives 3
BT121 Document Processing I 3
BT131 Legal Office Procedures  3
or BT116 Professional Office Procedures (3) 
TERM 1 Total  13
TERM 2  
BT140 Business Document Editing  3
BT122 Document Processing II  3
CJ Electives  3
BT230 Legal Terminology I  3
BA104 Business Mathematics  4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5) 
 TERM 2 Total  16
TERM 3  
BT220 Calculating Machines  3
or BT206 Desktop Publishing  (3)
BT123 Document Processing III 3
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing  4
BA285 Human Relations in Business  3
BT232 Legal Terminology II  3
TERM 3 Total  16
TERM 4  
BA277 Business Ethics  3
BA111 Basic Accounting  4
BT124 Keyboarding for Speed &Accuracy  3
BT201M Word Processing/MS Word  3
CJ220 Criminal Law  3
or BA226 Business Law  (4) 
TERM 4 Total  16
TERM 5  
BA284 Pre-Employment Seminar  1
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel  3
BT202M Word Processing/MS Word  3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech  4
BA280 CWE Business  3
HTM131 Customer Service Management I  3
TERM 5 Total 17
TERM 6  
BT231 Legal Transcription 3
BA206 Principles of Management 4
BA209Q Accounting Applications/QuickBooks 3
BA214 Business Communications 3
or WR227 Technical Report Writing (4)
TERM 6 Total 13
TOTAL CREDITS 91

 (Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Administrative Office Professional: Medical Option

 Business and Management
 Health Services

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program leading to an A.A.S. in administrative office assistant, medical option, provides students with the specialized skills necessary for employment as medical administrative assistants. Students will be effective in the workplace in the following areas:

 

  • Use of appropriate medical terminology with written and oral accuracy
  • Use of transcription equipment effectively to produce medical documents
  • Office bookkeeping and general accounting tasks
  • Effective use of database and spreadsheet software
TERM 1  
WR121 English Composition 4
BT251 Medical Terminology 3
BT121 Document Processing I 3
BT116 Professional Office Procedures 3
TERM 1 Total 13
TERM 2  
BT122 Document Processing II 3
BT252 Medical Terminology 3
BT140 Business Document Editing 3
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5)
TERM 2 Total 17
TERM 3  
BT123 Document Processing III 3
BT220 Calculating Machines 3
BT257 Medical Office Procedures 3
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel 3
BA285 Human Relations in Business 3
TERM 3 Total 15
TERM 4  
BT253 Medical Transcription 3
BT124 Keyboarding for Speed & Accuracy 3
BT201M Word Processing/MS Word 3
BA111 Basic Accounting 4
BA277 Business Ethics 3
TERM 4 Total 16
TERM 5  
HTM131 Customer Service Management I 3
BT202M Word Processing/MS Word 3
BT254 Medical Transcription 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
BA284 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
TERM 5 Total 14
TERM 6  
BA206 Desktop Publishing 3
BA214 Business Communications 3
BA110A Business Computer Applications/MS Access 3
BT258 Medical Insurance Procedures & Coding 3
BA280 CWE Business 2
TERM 6 Total 15
TOTAL CREDITS 90

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Agriculture Business

 Business and Management
 Ag, Food and Natural Resources Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program leading to an A.A.S. in agriculture business will prepare the student for a career in the broad field of agri-business or in support areas of production agriculture by providing the necessary knowledge in the following areas:

  • Industry-related employment skills
  • Animal science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Crop science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Agriculture-related business practices
  • Agricultural operations (safety, mechanical technology)

Opportunities are available in sales of equipment, fertilizer and chemicals, agricultural credit, record-keeping and other areas. Many of the business and agriculture courses may be transferred to other four-year colleges. Students wishing to transfer to a four-year institution should review with their advisor the transferability of their courses and should review the program requirements of that school. The following schedule is illustrative only; an individual student’s schedule may be different.

TERM 1  
AGM131 Agriculture Safety 3
AGR101 Agriculture Orientation 1
AGR111 Agriculture Computers 3
AGR210 Agriculture Accounting 4
WR121 English Composition 4
  TERM 1 Total: 15
TERM 2  
AGM140 Agriculture Engines 3
AGM221 Metals and Welding 3
AGR211 Agriculture Business Management 3
ANS121 Animal Science 3
WR227 Technical Report Writing 4
  TERM 2 Total: 16
TERM 3  
AGR221 Agriculture Marketing 3
ANS122 Animal Science 3
Business Electives 4
MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 5
  TERM 3 Total: 15
TERM 4  
AGM211 Agriculture Construction & Surveying 3
AGR226 Agriculture Issues 3
CSS210 Forage Crops 3
EC201 Principles of Economics/Microeconomics 4
HORT100 Plant Science 3
  TERM 4 Total: 16
TERM 5  
AGR200 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
Business Electives 8
CSS100 Soils and Fertilizers 3
EC202 Principesl of Economics/Macroeconomics 4
EC202 Principesl of Economics/Macroeconomics 4
  TERM 5 Total: 16
TERM 6  
AGR280 CWE Ag 2
AGR296 Production Problems 4
Business Electives 4
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech (or higher) 4
HE252 First Aid 3
or HPE295 Health & Fitness for Life (3) 
  TERM 6 Total: 17
  TOTAL CREDITS: 95

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Agriculture Production

 Ag, Food and Natural Resources Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program leading to an A.A.S. degree in agriculture production will prepare the student concerned with the raising of an agriculture crop commodity by providing the necessary knowledge in the following areas:

  • Industry-related employment skills
  • Animal science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Crop science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Agriculture-related business practices
  • Agricultural operations (safety, mechanical technology)

The curriculum includes a balanced selection of courses in the areas of crops, mechanics and business. Students wishing to specialize in a particular area should consult their advisor to develop an academic plan. The following schedule is illustrative only; an individual student’s schedule may be different.

TERM 1  
AGM131 Agriculture Safety 3
AGM240 Tractors 2
AGR101 Agriculture Orientation 1
AGR111 Agriculture Computers 3
AGR210 Agriculture Accounting 4
HORT100 Plant Science 3
  TERM 1 Total: 15
TERM 2  
AGM140 Agriculture Engines 3
AGM221 Metals and Welding 3
AGR211 Agriculture Business Management 3
ANS121 Animal Science 3
CSS100 Soils and Fertilizers 3
  TERM 2 Total: 15
TERM 3  
AGM241 Agriculture Machinery 3
AGR221 Agriculture Marketing 3
ANS122 Animal Science 3
CSS201 Principles of Crop Science 3
RNG241 Range Management 3
  TERM 3 Total: 15
TERM 4 1
AGM211 Agriculture Construction & Surveying 3
AGR226 Agriculture Issues 1
COM100 Human Communications (or higher) 3
CSS210 Forage Crops 2
WR065 Introduction to Technical Writing (or higher) 3
  TERM 4 Total: 16
TERM 5  
AGR200 Pre-Employment Seminar 3
AGR280 CWE AG 3
HE252 First Aid 3
Human Relations 3
MTH070 Elementary Algebra 3
  TERM 5 Total: 15
TERM 6  
AGR296 Production Problems 4
Agriculture Electives 12
  TERM 6 Total: 16
  TOTAL CREDITS: 93

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Agriculture Production: Crops Option

 Ag, Food and Natural Resources Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program leading to an A.A.S. in agriculture production: crops, will prepare the student concerned with the raising of an agriculture crop commodity by providing the necessary knowledge in the following areas:

  • Industry-related employment skills
  • Animal science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Crop science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Agriculture-related business practices
  • Agricultural operations (safety, mechanical technology)

The curriculum includes a balanced selection of courses in the areas of crops, mechanics and business. Students wishing to specialize in a particular area should consult their advisor to develop an academic plan. The following schedule is illustrative only; an individual student’s schedule may be different.

TERM 1  
AGM131 Agriculture Safety 3
AGM240 Tractors 2
AGR101 Agriculture Orientation 1
AGR111 Agriculture Computers 3
AGR210 Agriculture Accounting 4
HE252 First Aid 3
HORT100 Plant Science 3
  TERM 1 Total: 19
TERM 2  
AGM140 Agriculture Engines 3
AGM221 Metals and Welding 3
AGM250 Irrigation Systems Design 3
AGR211 Agriculture Business Management 3
ANS121 Animal Science 3
CSS100 Soils and Fertilizers 3
  TERM 2 Total: 18
TERM 3  
AGM241 Acriculture Machinery 1
AGM251 Irrigation Systems 4
ANS122 Animal Science 3
COM100 Human Communcations (or higher) 3
CSS201 Principles of Crop Science 4
  TERM 3 Total: 16
TERM 4  
AGM211 Agriculture Construction & Surveying 3
AGR226 Agriculture Issues 3
CSS210 Forage Crops 3
MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher 5
  TERM 4 Total: 14
TERM 5  
AGR200 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
AGR280 CWE AG 2
CSS240 Pest Management 4
Human Relations 3
WR065 Introduction to Technical Writing (or higher) 3
  TERM 5 Total: 13
TERM 6  
AGR221 Agriculture Marketing 3
AGR280 CWE AG 3
AGR296 Production Problems 4
HORT111 Alternative Crop Production 3
RNG241 Range Management 3
  TERM 5 Total: 16
  TOTAL CREDITS: 96

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Agriculture Production: Livestock Option

 Ag, Food and Natural Resources Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program leading to an A.A.S. degree in agriculture production: livestock, will prepare the student concerned with the raising of an agriculture livestock commodity by providing the necessary knowledge in the following areas:

  • Industry-related employment skills
  • Animal science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Crop science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Agriculture-related business practices
  • Agricultural operations (safety, mechanical technology)

The curriculum includes a balanced selection of courses in the areas of crops, livestock, mechanics and business. Students wishing to specialize in a particular area should consult their advisor to develop an academic plan. The following schedule is illustrative only; an individual student’s schedule may be different.

TERM 1  
AGM131 Agriculture Safety 3
AGM240 Tractors 2
AGR101 Agriculture Orientation 1
AGR111 Agriculture Computers 3
ANS201 Introduction to Equine Science 3
ANS216 Pregnancy Testing/Bovine 1
HORT100 Plant Science 3
  TERM 1 Total: 16
TERM 2  
AGM140 Agriculture Engines 3
AGM221 Metals and Welding 3
ANS121 Animal Science 3
ANS220 Beef Production 4
CSS100 Soils and Fertilizers 3
  TERM 2 Total: 16
TERM 3  
AGM241 Agriculture Machinery 3
ANS122 Animal Science 3
ANS217 Artificial Insemination 3
CSS201 Principles of Crop Science 3
HE252 First Aid 3
Human Resource Elective 3
  TERM 3 Total: 18
TERM 4  
AGR226 Agriculture Issues 3
ANS231 Livestock Evaluation 3
CSS210 Forage Crops 3
MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher) 5
  TERM 4 Total: 14
TERM 5  
AGR200 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
AGR211 Agriculture Business Management 3
ANS211 Animal Nutrition 4
COM100 Human Communications (or higher) 4
WR065 Introduction to Technical Writing (or higher) 3
  TERM 5 Total: 15
TERM 6  
AGR280 CWE AG 4
AGR296 Production Problems 4
ANS240 Animal Health 5
RNG241 Range Management 3
  TERM 6 Total: 16
  TOTAL CREDITS: 95

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Business Administration

 Business and Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year A.A.S. degree program will prepare the student to either transfer to an Oregon University System institution on a course-by-course basis or to be effective in the workplace in the following areas:

 

  • Establish and promote a collaborative work environment where all voices are heard and valued as they contribute to shared goal
  • Work within the ethical, legal, and regulatory parameters of the industry
  • Calculate, compile and analyze financial records to make practical business decisions
  • Attract, screen, hire, train, and supervise personnel
  • Select and integrate appropriate current and emerging technologies to support business functions
  • Use verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills effectively in the business context
  • Interact effectively with clients and customers
  • Use critical thinking skills to solve business problems
  • Exhibit work behaviors that maximize opportunity for continued employment, increased responsibilities and business success
  • Lead a work unit in a direction that aligns with stated organizational vision, mission and values.
TERM 1  
BA111 Basic Accounting 4
BA101 Introduction to Business 4
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5) 
MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5)
TERM 1 Total 16
TERM 2  
BT220 Calculating Machines 3
or BA 110A Business Computer Applications/MS Access (3)
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel 3
BA211 Principles of Accounting 4
BA155 Introduction to Fraud Examination 3
BA105 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5) 
TERM 2 Total 17
TERM 3  
BT121 Document Processing I 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
BA212 Principles of Accounting 4
BA210 Microcomputer Application/Advanced Excel 3
WR121 English Composition 4
TERM 3 Total 18
TERM 4  
BA277 Business Ethics 3
BA213 Principles of Accounting 4
BA226 Business Law 4
BA224 Human Resource Management 3
BT201M Word Processing/MS Word 3
TERM 4 Total 17
TERM 5  
BA215 Cost Accounting 4
BA223 Principles of Marketing 4
BA177 Payroll Accounting 4
HTM131 Customer Service Management 3
TERM 5 Total 15
TERM 6  
BA206 Principles of Management 4
BA214 Business Communications 3
BA249 Retail Selling 3
BA284 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
TERM 6 Total 11
TOTAL CREDITS 94

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Business Administration Hospitality & Gaming Option

 Business and Management

Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year A.A.S. degree program will prepare the student to either transfer to an Oregon University System institution on a course-by-course basis or to be effective in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Establish and promote a collaborative work environment where all voices are heard and valued as they contribute to shared goal
  • Work within the ethical, legal, and regulatory parameters of the industry
  • Calculate, compile, and analyze financial records to make practical business decisions
  • Attract, screen, hire, train, and supervise personnel
  • Select and integrate appropriate current and emerging technologies to support business functions
  • Use verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skills effectively in the business context
  • Interact effectively with clients and customers
  • Use critical thinking skills to solve business problems
  • Exhibit work behaviors that maximize opportunity for continued employment, increased responsibilities, and business success
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and continuous assessment of business strategies based on consumer needs and market changes
  • Lead a work unit in a direction that aligns with stated organizational vision, mission, and values
  • Gain a basic foundation in hospitality and gaming business practices.
  • Provide various business principles and practices.
  • Promote job advancement, professional growth and career mobility within the hospitality/gaming industry.

The program offers a combination of online and on-campus instruction along with cooperative work experience to give students a look at day-to-day experiences and decisions in the business world.

Important Program Notes: Students who expect to work in gaming industry will most likely be subject to passing background checks and age requirements to gain employment. CWE classes should be completed in hospitality, gaming, or restaurant industry or in a closely related industry.

TERM 1  
WR121 English Composition 4
HTM131 Customer Service Management I 3
HTM100 Hospitality & Tourism Industry 3
BT201M Word Processing/MS Word 3
or BT121 Document Processing I (3)
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5)
TERM 1 Total 17
TERM 2  
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA249 Retail Selling 3
BA107 Survey of Gaming Regulations 4
BA155 Introduction to Fraud Examination 3
TERM 2 Total 14
TERM 3  
BA225 Introduction to Gaming Management 4
HTM230 Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law 3
BA110X Busines sComputer Applications/MS Excel 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
BA277 Business Ethics 3
or BA285 Human Relations in Business (3)
TERM 3 Total 17
TERM 4  
BA224 Human Resource Management 3
BA211 Principles of Accounting 4
COM115 Intercultural Communication 4
HTM226 Event Management 3
BA280 CWE Business 2
TERM 4 Total 16
TERM 5  
BA280 CWE Business 3
BA106 Supervision of Table Games 4
BA212 Principles of Accounting 4
BA223 Principles of Marketing 4
TERM 5 Total 15
TERM 6  
BA214 Business Communications 3
BA213 Principles of Accounting 4
BA206 Principles of Management 4
BA108 Slots Management I 4
TERM 6 Total 15
TOTAL CREDITS 94

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Business Administration-Web Development *PENDING STATE APPROVAL

 Business and Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year A.A.S. degree program will prepare the student to either transfer to an Oregon University System institution on a course-by-course basis or to be effective in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Technical management of websites, including application of knowledge of HTML, CSS, and scripting
  • Development of data-supported recommendations for site improvement according to client and customer specifications
  • Assess sites in terms of user-friendliness, accessible content, and functionality, to meet client and organizational needs
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and continuous assessment of business strategies based on consumer needs and market changes
  • Build and maintain websites using industry-standard tools such as Dreamweaver, Flash, and Photoshop
  • Use server-side programming and scripting to build dynamic database driven sites.

The two-year Business Administration-Web Design program offers a combination of online and on-campus instruction along with cooperative work experience to give students a look at day-to-day experiences and decisions in the business world. For students also interested in an A.A.O.T. degree, see the information on general electives. Program requirements are subject to change. Please consult with an advisor.

TERM 1  
WR121 English Composition 4
HTM131 Customer Service Management I 3
CS120 Concepts of Computing 4
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5)
  TERM 1 Total: 15
TERM 2  
BA155 Introduction to Fraud Examination 3
CS125I Digital Imaging (Photoshop) 3
CS195 Web Development 4
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
  TERM 2 Total: 14 
TERM 3  
CS133J Scripting: Javascript with jQuery   4
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel  3
CS295 Web Development  4
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech  4
BA277 Business Ethics  3
or BA285 Human Relations in Business  (3)
  TERM 3 Total: 18
TERM 4   
BA110A Business Computer Applications/MS Access  3
BA280 CWE Business  3
CS125M Interactive Web Design/Multi-Media  3
BA211 Principles of Accounting  4
BT121 Document Processing I  3
or BT201M Word Processing/MS Word  (3)
  TERM 4 Total: 16
TERM 5   
CS275 Database Development  4
BA226 Business Law 4
BA212 Principles of Accounting 4
BA249 Retail Selling 3
or BA223 Principles of Marketing (4)
  TERM 5 Total: 15
TERM 6  
BA214 Business Communications  3
BA213 Principles of Accounting 4
COM115 Intercultural Communication 4
BA280 CWE Business 2
  TERM 6 Total: 13
  TOTAL CREDITS: 91

(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)

 

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

(Limited-entry program - Journeyman's Card required)

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Complete a minimum of 6000-8000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training (OJT)
  • Repair, install and maintain a variety of building construction projects using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with building codes and OSHA regulations
  • Seventy-five percent of applicants have documented trade-specific skills listed on the Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship Outcomes Assessment Tool
  • Complete required related training with a grade C or better

6000-8000-Hr BOLI-ATD Trades: Asbestos Removal, Carpenter, HVAC/R, Interior/Exterior Finisher, Painter, Pile Driver, Plumber, Scaffold Erector, and Sheet Metal.

WR060 Elements of the Essay (or higher) 3
Plumbing Apprentice List 48
MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher) 5
Journey Credit for Prior Certification 20
COM100 Human Communications (or higher) 4
CS120 Concepts of Computing 4
or BA131 Introduction to Business Computing (4)
Human Relations Electives 6
TOTAL CREDITS 90

(This degree does not guarantee licensure)

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Criminal Justice

 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

The coursework for this two-year program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment in the areas of law enforcement, courts, and corrections.  The competition for jobs in the field of criminal justice is intense; a college education is almost always a minimum requirement for the application process. The degree utilizes an interdisciplinary approach, including criminological, sociological, and psychological coursework.  The Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Identify historical and philosophical evolution of theories explaining criminal and delinquent behavior.
  • Identify the historical and philosophical evolution of law enforcement, courts, and correctional systems in the American criminal justice system.
  • Describe and relate the constitutional rights and responsibilities of citizens, offenders, and victims as they apply to state, federal and procedural laws.
  • Identify the characteristics of professional integrity and ethical standards for criminal justice professionals.
  • Understand the legal responsibilities of criminal justice professionals as they relate to cultural diversity and establishing positive community relations.
  • Demonstrate competence in core skill areas and in written and oral communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking.

Employment opportunities may include law enforcement, courts, and adult or juvenile corrections. Graduates may also find employment in insurance adjustment, dispatch, court hearings, public or private security, and license inspection with the Department of Motor Vehicles or as technicians in a number of other local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies.

 

TERM 1  
CJ100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
3
CJ101 Careers in Criminal Justice
3
WR121 English Composition 4
BA104 Business Mathematics (or higher)
4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher)
(5)
 
TERM 1 Total: 14
TERM 2  
CJ110 Police Systems and Practices 3
CJ120 American Court Systems and Practices 3
GS111 Physical Science/Forensic Science 4
or Science with Laboratory Course  (4)
WR227 Technical Report Writing 4
or WR122 English Composition  (4)
  TERM 2 Total: 14
TERM 3  
CJ132 Probation and Parole: Systems and Practices 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech (or higher)  4
CJ130 Correctional Systems and Practices 3
ANTH103 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 4
CS120 Concepts of Computing 4
   TERM 3 Total: 18
TERM 4  
PSY201 General Psychology 4
SOC204 General Sociology 4
CJ Electives
3
CJ200 Theories of Crime and Delinquency 3
  TERM 4 Total: 14
TERM 5  
CJ201 Juvenile Justice  3
SOC205 General Sociology 4
CJ220 Criminal Law 3
CJ212 Criminal Investigation  3
PSY202 General Psychology 4
   TERM 5 Total: 17
TERM 6  
SOC213 Minorities 4
CJ214 Criminal Jutice Report Writing 3
CJ227 Ethics in Criminal Justice 3
CJ222 Procedural Law 3

TERM 6 Total: 13

TOTAL CREDITS: 90

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Diesel Technology

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

Program Note: Students must begin this program Fall term.

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year A.A.S. degree will prepare graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to enter the diesel technology field with the following capabilities: 

  • Service, diagnose and repair diesel engines
  • Service and repair suspension and steering
  • Service and repair air conditioning systems
  • Service and replace brakes
  • Diagnose and repair electrical/electronic systems
  • Safe shop practices
  • Written and oral communication skills in dealing with customer service and report writing
  • Ability to use math in problem solving
  • Ability to effectively use the computer to find information, create documents and send correspondence
  • Understand and service basic hydraulic systems
  • Ability to perform basic arc and oxy-acetylene welding

This program is designed to prepare graduates to meet job entry requirements for a variety of jobs in the field. The curriculum provides classroom work and practical experience in the lab. In addition to the heavy truck focus, this program offers training in agricultural and heavy equipment. Diesel and welding required courses must be completed with a C or better.  Students must begin this program Fall term.

TERM 1  
BT120 Computer Keyboarding (or higher)
2
DSL141 Heavy Duty Steering & Suspension
4
DSL181 Shop Practices
3
DSL191 Electrical Systems I
4
WLD111 Basic Gas & Arc Welding
3
 
TERM 1 Total: 16
TERM 2  
DSL152 Manual Drive Trains I
3
DSL161 Diesel Engine Theory
4
DSL192 Electrical Systems II
4
MTH042 Technical Mathematics (or higher)
4
  TERM 2 Total: 15
TERM 3  
DSL151 Heavy Duty Brakes
3
DSL153 Manual Drive Trains II
3
DSL162 Diesel Engine Repair I
4
DSL193 Electrical Systems III
4
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
4
or CS120 Concepts of Computing
(4)
  TERM 3 Total: 18
TERM 4  
DSL184 Applied Fluid Mechanics
4
DSL251 Heavy Duty Brakes II 3
DSL262 Diesel Engine Repair II
4
WR065 Introduction to Technical Writing (or higher)
3


TERM 4 Total: 14
TERM 5  
COM100 Human Communications (or higher)
4
DSL175 Heavy Equipment
3
DSL196 Electronic Diagnostics & Emission Controls
3
DSL263 Advanced Engine Technology
4
DSL280 CWE Diesel
3
  TERM 5 Total: 17
TERM 6  
DSL176 Mobile Air-Conditioning & Heating
3
DSL200 Pre-Employment Seminar
1
DSL275 Heavy Duty Equipment II
3
DSL280 CWE Diesel
3
Human Relations Elective
3
  TERM 6 Total: 13

TOTAL CREDITS: 93

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Drafting Technology

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year A.A.S. degree program in drafting technology, will prepare the student to be effective as a drafting/CAD (computer-aided drafting) technician in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Applied structural detailing
  • Applied construction monitoring
  • Applied technology (production software, CAD, geographical information systems/GIS)
  • Communication skills (writing, presentation techniques)
  • Property surveying
  • Contract documents, estimating

Students with appropriate math and visualization skills and good attention to detail can complete the drafting technology curriculum in two years at BMCC. 

TERM 1  
CET111 Introduction to Engineering Technology
3
CET145 Engineering Graphics
3
GS104 Physical Science/Physics
4
MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher)
5
WR060 Elements of the Essay (or higher)
3
  TERM 1 Total: 18
TERM 2  
CET112 Computer Aided Drafting
3
WR065 Introduction to Technical Writing 3
or WR227 Technical Report Writing
(4)
GEOG101 Physical Geography
4
or Science Elective
(4)
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
4
or CS120 Concepts of Computing
(4)
  TERM 2 Total: 14
TERM 3  
CET113 Advanced Computer Aided Drafting
3
CET114 Introduction to Geographic Info Systems
3
SUR161 Plane Surveying
5
GEOG206 Geography of Oregon
4
or Social Science Elective
(4)
  TERM 3 Total: 15
TERM  4  
CET162 Engineering Materials
3
CET223 Soil Mechanics 3
CET263 3-D Computer Aided Drafting
3
CET280 CWE CET
3
SUR162 Surveying and Mapping
5
  TERM 4 Total: 17
TERM 5  
CET205 Structural Drafting
3
CET215 Contract Documents
4
CET222 Concrete Practices
4
CET280 CWE CET
2
SUR166 Highway Fundamentals
3
  TERM 5 Total: 16
TERM 6  
CET251 Estimating Construction Costs
4
CET280 CWE CET 3
COM100 Human Communications (or higher)
4
SUR167 Surveying Seminar
4

TERM 6 Total: 14

TOTAL CREDITS: 94

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Early Childhood Education

human resources Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year A.A.S. degree program in early childhood education (ECE) will prepare students to work with young children from birth through eight years of age in a variety of settings including child care centers, family child care settings, preschools, Head Start programs, school age programs, and home visiting and parent education programs. This program will prepare students with the requisite knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of child development in a socio-cultural context
  • Apply developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) to meet the needs of diverse populations
  • Apply best practices in group management to optimize the potential for learning and social-emotional development
  • Practice ethical and legal standards, as well as professional attitudes and behavior
  • Apply best practices, observation, and assessment to enhance learning and development

This degree is based on the Guidelines for Preparation of Early Childhood Professionals from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), which qualifies the student to become, among other professional roles, a lead teacher in a child care facility licensed by the Oregon Child Care Division, a teacher in a Head Start program, and a home visitor in the human services field. Some courses in the program may not transfer to other institutions. Students intending to transfer should select electives that meet the A.A.O.T. requirements. It is strongly recommended that students seek advisor assistance prior to and throughout their BMCC educational experience.

NOTE: The student is required to complete a criminal history check prior to enrollment in ECE 280: Cooperative Work Experience (CWE).

ECE280 CWE ECE 3
WR115 Introduction to College Writing (or higher) 4
Social Science courses 8
Early Childhood Education AAS List 1 20
ECE249 Includsion of Children with Special Needs 3
ECE100 Developmentally Appropriate Practice 3
COM100 Human Communications (or higher) 4
ECE226 Child Development 3
ECE240 Curriculum/Planning 3
ECE101 Family and Community Relations 3
ECE150 Obersavation/Assessment and Recording 3
ECE151 Guidance and Classroom Management 3
AAOT Electives 28
or CTE electives (28)
ED157 Introduction to Mathematical Explorations 3
or MTH070 Elementar Algebra (or higher) (5)
  TOTAL CREDITS: 91

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

(Limited entry program-Journeyman's card required)

Intended Program Outcomes (6000-8000 hours):

  • Complete the 6000-8000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training.  Apply theory to electrical wiring.
  • Repair and install electrical wire devices according to licensure regulations to meet NEC and OSC for inside electrician, limited energy technician license A, limited manufacturing plant electrician, sign assembler/fabricator, sign maker/erector, and stationary engineer.
  • Seventy-five percent of applicants have documented trade-specific skills listed on the Electrician Apprenticeship Trades Outcomes Assessment Tool.
  • Complete required related training with a grade of C or better.

6000 Hour BOLI-ATD Trades: Limited Energy Technician-License A and Sign Maker/Fabricator.

8000 Hour BOLI-ATD Trades: Inside Electrician, Manufacturing Plant Electrician, Sign Assembler/Fabricator, Sign Maker/Erector and Stationary Engineer.

Intended Program Outcomes (4000 hours):

  • Complete 4000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training (OJT)
  • Repair or install electrical wire devices according to limited licensure regulations to meet NEC and OSC code for limited energy technician-license B, limited maintenance electrician, limited renewable energy technician, and limited residential electrician

4000 Hour BOLI-ATD Trades: Limited Energy Technician-license B, Limited Maintenance Electrician, Limited Renewable Energy Technician and Limited Residential Electrician. At least 90 credit hours of course work must be satisfactorily completed in order to receive this degree.

Journey Credit for Prior Certification 20
WR060 Elements of the Essay (or higher) 3
COM100 Human Communications (or higher) 4
MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher) 5
Human Relations Electives 6
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
or CS120 Concepts of Computing (4)
LME Path includes 24 LME cr. + 24 electives (no more than 12 CT electives) 48
or Inside Electrician List  (48)
or LMPE List  (48)
TOTAL CREDITS
90

(This degree does not guarantee licensure)

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Engineering Technologies

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program will prepare the student either for transfer to a four-year degree program in construction management or to be effective as a technician on a civil engineering team in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Concrete design
  • Applied structural design methods
  • Applied technology (production software, CAD, GIS)
  • Communication skills (writing, presentation techniques)
  • Property surveying
  • Professional skills (estimating, proposal development)

Students with appropriate math/science aptitude can complete the civil engineering/ construction technology curriculum in two years at BMCC. Students desiring to transfer to four-year engineering programs are encouraged to see an advisor for appropriate coursework.

TERM 1  
CET111 Introduction to Engineering Technology 3
CET145 Engineering Graphics 3
WR115 Introduction to College Writing (or higher) 4
Human Relations selection 3
TERM 1 Total 13
TERM 2  
MTH084 Technical Math for Civil Engineer Technicians 2
CET112 Computer Aided Drafting 3
CET215 Contract Documents 4
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
or CS120 Concepts of Computing (4)
TERM 2 Total 13
TERM 3  
CET114 Introduction to Geographic Info Systems 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
MTH112 Elementary Functions (or higher) 5
SUR161 Plane Surveying 5
TERM 3 Total 17
TERM 4
 
CET162 Engineering Materials 3
CET223 Soil Mechanics 3
PHY201 General Physics 5
SUR162 Surveying and Mapping 5
TERM 4 Total 16
TERM 5   
CET261 Hydraulics 4
CET222 Concrete Practices 4
CET231 Structures 4
SUR166 Highway Fundamentals 3
TERM 5 Total 15
TERM 6  
CET235 Structures 4
CET251 Estimating Construction Costs 4
CET265 Hydraulics II 4
WR227 Technical Report Writing 4
TERM 6 Total 16
TOTAL CREDITS 90

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Hospitality Management

 Business and Management
 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program will prepare the student either to transfer to an Oregon University System institution on a course-by-course basis, or be effective in a career as manager in the hospitality and tourism industries by having the requisite knowledge in the following areas:

 

  • Identify, understand and apply market-appropriate professional guest service standards to deliver competitive guest experiences to diverse cultural groups
  • Identify specific hospitality industry functions and their required procedures and legal techniques
  • Identify techniques for successfully managing human resources and human relations in business
  • Analyze financial statements, isolate potential problems, and identify appropriate corrective action to control and manage the critical revenue and cost centers
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve mathematical problems commonly encountered in hospitality related business setting
  • Utilize the technical/computer skills for keeping business records and preparing financial statements
  • Develop skills for human relations activities for day-to-day business operations
  • Write effective routine, routing, and persuasive styles of written communication
  • Employ effective verbal communications in a variety of settings
  • Develop skills for social/professional aspects of conducting business with individuals and groups
  • Prepare marketing and presentation documents for marketing of business
TERM 1  
HTM131 Customer Service Management I 3
HTM100 Hospitality & Tourism Industry 3
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher)  (5)
  TERM 1 Total: 14
TERM 2  
HTM109 Front Desk Operations 3
HTM105 Food & Beverage Industry 3
SOC204 General Sociology 4
WR121 English Composition 4
  TERM 2 Total: 14
TERM 3  
BA280 CWE Business 3
HTM107 Hospitality Cost Control 3
HTM127 Selling in Hospitality & Tourism 3
HTM130 Beverages 3
GEOG206 Geography of Oregon 4
or GEOG120 World/Regional Geography (4) 
  TERM 3 Total: 16
TERM 4  
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
BA211 Principles of Accounting 4
HTM232 Menu Design 3
HTM226 Event Management 3
HTM224 Catering Operations 3
  TERM 4 Total: 17
TERM 5  
WR227 Technical Report Writing 4
BA277 Business Ethics 3
BA223 Principles of Marketing 4
BA284 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
COM115 Intercultural Communication 4
  TERM 5 Total: 16
TERM 6  
BT206 Desktop Publishing 3
BA206 Principles of Management 4
BA285 Human Relations in Business 3
HTM230 Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law 3
BA280 CWE Business 3
  TERM 6 Total: 16
  TOTAL CREDITS: 93

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

(Limited entry program-Journeyman's card required)

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Complete the minimum number of hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training (OJT).
  • Repair, install, and maintain a variety of industrial equpment using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with state regulations.

4000-Hour BOLI-ATD Trades: Air Frame and Power Plant Technicians, Boiler Operator, and Programmable Logic Controller

8000-Hour BOLI-ATD Trades: Boiler/Turbine Operator, Die Cast Mold, Heat and Frost Insulator, Industrial Mobile Mechanic, Instrument Technician, Machinist, Millwright, Motor Winder,

MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher) 5
Journey Credit for Prior Certification 20
Human Relations Electives 6
COM100 Human Communications (or higher) 4
WR060 Elements of the Essay (or higher) 3
CS120 Concepts of Computing 4
or BA131 Introduction to Business Computing (4) 
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic List 48
or PLC Path includes 24 PLC + 24 electives (no more than 12 CT electives)  (48)

TOTAL CREDITS: 90

(This degree does not guarantee licensure)

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

A.A.S./Nursing

 Health Services

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year A.A.S. degree in nursing will prepare the student to sit for testing and licensure as a registered nurse and to be effective in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Basing nursing activities on practice as dictated by the theories and concepts from nursing and the natural and behavioral sciences, thereby effectively employing assessment and intervention skills, caring and relational skills for client advocacy, and teaching skills for health promotion and restoration
  • Working dependently and interdependently with qualified health professionals and members of the health team in defining, planning, implementing, and evaluating the total health plan for individuals consistent with their graduating scope of practice and skills in communication, cultural respect, management, leadership, and teaching
  • Being accountable for his/her own decisions, judgments, and nursing practice by using critical thinking skills, moral and ethical responsibility, and responsibilities management skills
  • Exhibiting personal and professional growth by using critical thinking and knowledge integration skills to acquire new knowledge and new experiences with the continual expansion of scientific knowledge and technology

Registered nurses (RNs) use their knowledge, skills, and problem-solving abilities to help individuals, families, and groups with health needs. RNs care for and work with people to help them become healthier or to regain health after illness or surgery. Nurses teach health practices to clients and other health care providers, and frequently supervise the work of nursing assistants and practical nurses. RNs also administer medications and perform treatments for patients. Nurses work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care, schools, industry, clinics, and patients’ homes.

About the Program
BMCC is a member of the Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (OCNE) and offers a competency-based curriculum jointly developed by nursing faculties from the eight community college and Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) consortium partners. The core competencies address the need for nurses to be skilled in clinical judgment and critical thinking; evidence-based practice; relationship-centered care; interdisciplinary collaboration; assisting individuals and families in self-care practices for promotion of health and management of chronic and acute illness; end-of-life care; and teaching, delegation, leadership and supervision of caregivers.

Acceptance to the program allows for co-admission to BMCC and OHSU nursing programs. The program is designed as four years of full-time study, with the first year (although it may take longer than one year) devoted to prerequisite/preparatory courses (48 credit minimum) required for admission to the restricted (limited) admission Nursing program. Successful completion of the second and third years leads to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Nursing degree offered by BMCC. The OCNE curriculum continues for four additional terms leading to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Nursing (BSN) offered by OHSU. See the BMCC Nursing Sample Program of Study at http://www.bluecc.edu/department_nursing.

The first five terms after admission to the BMCC Nursing program are identical for the associate and bachelor’s degree courses. Term six offers students the ability to complete the AAS degree at BMCC and provides the educational eligibility for NCLEX-RN licensure testing or can be used to begin the coursework for the BSN. The latter option allows transfer to an OHSU campus without additional competitive application process to complete coursework for the bachelor’s degree with a major in nursing and then become eligible for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. Students who complete the AAS degree at BMCC and pass the NCLEX-RN exam also have the option to complete the upper division nursing courses for the bachelor’s degree from OHSU in a distance-education format with clinical experiences completed locally. Options available for baccalaureate completion can be found at http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-nursing/programs/unde....

The Nursing program is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN, 17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road, Portland, OR, 971-673-0685, www.oregon.gov/OSBN).

Entry Requirements
As part of their training, students must begin with the courses within their skill levels as determined by placement test scores. In addition, students may also be required to enroll in classes that would increase their success.

Program admission occurs once per year. Deadline for submitting program application material is February 17, 2014, or the first business day thereafter, for fall term 2014 admission (see program website and/or application packet for more information). Transcripts showing satisfactory completion of the math and Anatomy and Physiology I prerequisites and at least 22 other credits of the prerequisite/preparatory courses (minimum 30 credits) must be in the Registrar’s office by the application deadline to be considered eligible. All prerequisite/preparatory courses must have been taken with a letter grade and completed with a “C” or better. Consortium partner schools will use shared standards in a point system and a set of core criteria for evaluation and selection of candidates to the consortium curriculum, but selection processes, acceptance decisions, and admissions will occur at individual schools. Application to the Nursing program requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 for all completed prerequisite/preparatory courses. Contact the Registrar for information regarding the application and selection process.

If an applicant has taken an equivalent course elsewhere which has a course number, title, or credit hour different from the BMCC course, the applicant must contact BMCC’s Registrar’s office for a transcript evaluation as far in advance of the application deadline as possible. To be admitted into nursing courses, students must complete all required prerequisite and preparatory courses (minimum 48 credits) and be accepted into the Nursing program.

Accepted students must undergo a criminal history background check prior to entering the program and will be required to undergo facility-specific background checks while in the program. Students may be required to undergo drug screening. Information regarding the background checks can be found on the program’s website and will be provided to students before fall nursing classes begin. Accepted students will also be required to complete by a specified deadline a CPR Health Care Provider course (adult/infant/child, one- and two-person, with AED; course must have been successfully completed prior to admission to nursing courses and maintained throughout the program). The CPR course must comply with the recently revised American Heart Association standards (compression, airway, breathing sequence rather than the previous airway, breathing, compression sequence). Information regarding required immunizations will be provided in the acceptance letter.

Internet and email access is an integral part of all nursing courses and access to a computer (at home or at the College) will be required on a daily basis. Nursing students attend classes at the BMCC campus in Pendleton and clinical practicum in northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington and will need reliable transportation. See the program website and/or program information for progression policies.

Graduation Requirements
These requirements apply only to nursing students admitted to the program during the 2014-2015 academic year. The program of study, graduation requirements, and courses are under constant review and are subject to revision. Students contemplating admission in a later year may have different requirements and must obtain the advising guide or catalog for that year. If required courses (i.e., clinicals) are graded only on a pass/no pass basis, a grade of “P” for these courses indicate a student earned a “C” or better grade.

Students must complete all courses on this advising guide with a grade of “C” or better to continue in and complete the program, receive their degrees, and meet the educational requirements to apply to take the national licensure exam (NCLEX-RN). The OSBN screens all applicants for licensure and may deny licensure to or place on probation applicants with convictions for certain crimes. Licensure applicants with a history of chemical dependence will be required to have a drug and alcohol counselor assessment. Contact the OSBN (http:www.osbn.state.or.us) with any questions.

 

PREREQUISITE/REQUIRED PREPARATORY COURSES1
 
BI2318 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BI232 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BI233 Anatomy & Physiology III 4
BI234 Microbiology 4
CH104 or CH1102 Chemistry (or higher) 4-5
MTH0958 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 4-5
FN225 Nutrition 4
PSY2013, PSY202, or PSY203 General Psychology 4
SOC204 General Sociology 4
or SOC205 General Sociology/Institutions and Social Change (4)
PSY2373 Human Development 4
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
or COM115 Intercultural Communication (4)
WR121 - WR122 English Composition  (must satisfy the old WR121-WR123 sequence) 8
 Note: Can take WR122 or WR227 Technical Report Writing (4)
Computer Literacy4 0-4
Prerequisite/Preparatory Credits to be Eligible to Apply 30
All Prerequisite/Preparatory Credits to be Completed Before Admission to
Nursing Courses, Minimum of:
48-55
   
FIRST-YEAR NURSING COURSE REQUIREMENTS  
FALL TERM  
NRS110 Foundations of Nursing-Health Promotion 9
BI149 Human Genetics5 3
Any lower division transfer elective 3
 1st - FALL TERM Total Credits 15
WINTER TERM  
NRS111 Foundations of Nursing in Chronic Illness I 6
NRS230 Clinical Pharmacology I 3
NRS232 Pathophysiology I 3
Any college-level (100 or 200 numbered) transferable humanities, social science or science electives6 3-4
1st - WINTER TERM Total Credits 15-16
SPRING TERM7  
NRS112 Foundations of Nursing in Acute Care I 6
NRS231 Clinical Pharmacology II  3
NRS233 Pathophysiology II  3
1st - SPRING TERM Total Credits 12
   
SECOND-YEAR NURSING COURSE REQUIREMENTS  
FALL TERM  
NRS221 Nursing in Chronic Illness II/End of Life 9
Any college-level (100 or 200 numbered) transferable humanities, social science or science electives6 6
2nd - FALL TERM Total Credits 15
WINTER TERM  
NRS222 Nursing in Acute Care II/End of Life 9
Any college-level (100 or 200 numbered) transferable humanities, social science or science electives7 6
2nd - WINTER TERM Total Credits 15
SPRING TERM  
NRS224 Integrative Practicum 9
Any college-level (100 or 200 numbered) transferable humanities, social sicence or science electives7 3
2nd - SPRING TERM Total Credits 12

2Prerequisite for BI231, Human Anatomy and Physiology. MTH070 or higher required for most chemistry courses.

3PSY201 Prerequisite for PSY237, Human Development

4Can be met by passing CS120, BA131, ED235, AGR111 or by taking BMCC's IC3 (computer literacy) exam and receiving a passing average score of 75% or higher.

5BI149, Human Genetics, can be taken prior to admission to the nursing program but is not required for admission.

6Students who plan to continue through to OHSU must be aware that to earn the bachelor’s degree from OHSU, they must have two years of the same high school-level language, or two terms of college-level language, or pass a language proficiency examination. College-level foreign language (including American Sign Language) credits count toward degree requirements. A minimum of 9 credits of humanities is required for the OHSU degree. Students planning to transition to OHSU must have 132 credits of prerequisite and program required courses by the completion of the AAS degree in order to meet the 180 credit requirement by the completion of the Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Nursing from OHSU. Students planning to earn a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to complete MTS243 Probability and Statistics soon after the prerequisite math course.

7Student may earn AAS and take NCLEX exam or transfer to OHSU to complete BSN.

8Must be completed by end of fall term, 2013.

Courses required for the A.A.S. Nursing (courses in bold taken prior to admission to program.  
BI149 Human Genetics 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
or COM115 Intercultural Communication (4)
MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 5
PSY201 General Psychology 4
or PSY202 General Psychology (4)
PSY237 Human Development 4
NRS110 Fundamentals of Nursing-Health Promotion 9
NRS111 Foundation of Nursing in Chronic Illness I 6
NRS112 Foundation of Nursing in Acute Care I 6
NRS221 Foundation of Nursing in Chronic Illness II/End of Life 9
NRS222 Foundation of Nursing in Acute Care II/End of Life 9
NRS224 Scop of Practice/Integrated Practicum 9
NRS230 Clinical Pharmacology I 3
NRS231 Clinical Pharmacology II 3
NRS232 Pathophysiological Processes I 3
NRS233 Pathophysiological Processes II 3
SOC204 General Sociology 4
or SOC205 General Sociology (4)
WR121 English Composition 4
WR122** English Composition 4
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR A.A.S. NURSING 92

** English Composition series must include research component i.e.: WR121-WR123 or WR227 (if all 3-credit courses, OR WR121 and WR122 as 4-credit courses to include research component.

For additional information and specific dates regarding the 2014-15 nursing admission process, please refer to our Nursing program webpage at http://www.bluecc.edu/departments_nursing.

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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A.A.S./Paraeducator

 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

Students who complete this degree program will be prepared to enter the K-12 school system successfully as a paraeducator and will demonstrate the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate appropriate strategies and techniques to provide instructional support to students of diverse populations, including but not limited to students with special needs, students from poverty, and ELL students
  • Demonstrate attitudes and behaviors that are appropriate to meeting the needs of diverse populations
  • Apply best practices in classroom management to optimize the potential for student learning
  • Practice ethical and legal standards of conduct
  • Apply technology effectively to support teaching and learning
  • Demonstrate competence in core skill area and in written and oral communication, problem-solving, critical thinking, reading, and mathematics
 
CREDITS
COM100 Human Communications (or higher)
4
ED100 Introduction to Education
1
ED113 Instructional Strategies in Language Arts
3
ED114 Instructional Strategies in Math/Science
3
ED130 Classroom Management
3
ED258 Multicultural Education 3
ED254 Instructional Strategies for ELL students 3
ED235 Educational Technology 3
ED131 Instructional Strategies
3
ED169 Overview of Student with Special Needs
3
ED200 Foundation of Education
3
ED229 Learning and Development
3
WR121 English Composition (or higher)
4
WR115 Introduction to College Writing (or higher)
4
Science with Laboratory Courses
8
Social Science Courses 8
Health and Fitness Course 3
Arts and Letters (Humanities) Courses 8
ED280 CWE Education
3
Career and Technical (CTE) electives 14
or A.A.O.T. electives  (14)
ED157 Introduction to Mathematical Explorations
3
or MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher)  (5)
TOTAL CREDITS
90

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Certificates

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

The Certificate of Competion is awarded to students who complete the requirements of a specific curriculum of less than two academic years.

The certificate of completion must include at least 9 credit hours of foundational requirement courses in the areas of communication, computation, and human relations. For specific program requirements, see the Program Description section of this catalog. Program requirements are subject to change. Please consult with an advisor for the most up-to-date information.

Career Pathway Certificate of Completion (C.P.C.C.)

The Career Pathways Certificate of Completion (C.P.C.C.), is a less-than-one-year certificate in which all courses are contained within an existing A.A.S. or certificate program. The career pathway certificate provides a credential to acknowledge skill proficiency tied to a specific occupation, allowing the student to select that occupation or apply all coursework to an associated certificate or A.A.S. degree.

Accounting Bookkeeping Support Specialist CPCC

 Business and Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This one-year program leading to a certificate in accounting offers students the opportunity to develop a foundational understanding of accounting principles with an emphasis in applying that understanding to bookkeeping tasks. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Use current computer technologies, especially spreadsheet and accounting software, to perform the duties within an accounting department
  • Balance and reconcile financial information to ensure accuracy of information
  • Use reconciliation processes when working with data to identify and correct errors
  • Prepare professional financial statements and other reporting documents
  • Model effective customer-service interactions
  • Ability to effectively seek and respond to accounting-related opportunities for increased responsibilities and professional advancement
  • Understand the various business functions as they contribute to the success of an organization

Employment possibilities include bookkeeper, accounting clerk and payroll clerk. Jobs are available in business, industry, government agencies, service industries and banks.

TERM 1  
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA111 Basic Accounting 4
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra  (5)
TERM 1 Total 12
TERM 2  
BT220 Calculating Machines 3
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel 3
BA211 Principles of Accounting 4
TERM 2 Total 10
TERM 3  
BA212 Principles of Accounting 4
BA209Q Accounting Applications/QuickBooks 3
TERM 3 Total 7
TOTAL CREDITS 29

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Accounting Technician Certificate

 Business and Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This one-year program leading to a certificate in accounting offers students the opportunity to develop a foundational understanding of accounting principles with an emphasis in applying that understanding to bookkeeping tasks. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Use current computer technologies, especially spreadsheet and accounting software, to perform the duties within an accounting department
  • Balance and reconcile financial information to ensure accuracy of information
  • Use reconciliation processes when working with data to identify and correct errors
  • Prepare professional financial statements and other reporting documents
  • Model effective customer-service interactions
  • Ability to effectively seek and respond to accounting-related opportunities for increased responsibilities and professional advancement
  • Understand various business functions as they contribute to the success of an organization

Employment possibilities include bookkeeper, accounting clerk and payroll clerk. Jobs are available in business, industry, government agencies, service industries and banks.

TERM 1  
BA101 Introduction to Business 4
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA111 Basic Accounting 4
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher)  (5)
  TERM 1 Total: 16
TERM 2  
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel 3
BA177 Payroll Accounting 4
BA211 Principles of Accounting 4
WR121 English Composition 4
BA105 Business Mathematics 4
or or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher)  (5)
  TERM 2 Total: 19
TERM 3  
BT220 Calculating Machines 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
BA212 Principles of Accounting 4
BA209Q Accounting Applications/QuickBooks 3
BA284 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
BA285 Human Relations in Business 3
  TERM 3 Total: 18
  TOTAL CREDITS: 53

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Administrative Office Professional: Office Support Specialist CPCC

 Business and Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This program leads to a career pathways certificate of completion in administrative assistant/office support specialist offering students the opportunity to develop entry-level office skills.

Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrates the ability to solve problems in a business environment
  • Understand and perform the general office functions.
  • Perform various basic math calculations required in an office/business environment
  • Discuss the professional image that is expected of office personnel
  • Develop awareness for ethical and/or human relation standards in the workplace
  • Produce clear, concise and mechanically-correct documents
  • Meet or exceed the current speed and accuracy requirements for document processing
  • Demonstrate the ability to use appropriate technology (word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software) in the business environment
TERM 1

BT121 Document Processing I 3
BT116 Professional Office Procedures 3
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
  TERM 1 Total: 10
TERM 2  
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BT140 Business Document Editing 3
BT201M Word Processing/MS Word 3
or BT206 Desktop Publishing  (3)
  TERM 2 Total: 10
TERM 3  
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel 3
BA285 Human Relations in Business 3
or BA277 Business Ethics (3) 
  TERM 3 Total: 6
 
TOTAL CREDITS: 26

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Administrative Office Professional: Office Assistant Certificate

 Business and Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This one-year certificate program is designed to provide specialized training and skills for work as an office assistant. Emphasis is placed on the study of general office skills, including practical experience on current equipment and software. The course work lays the foundation for a two-year A.A.S. degree program for those students who want to continue their education. Students will be effective in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Use current and emerging word-processing technologies to produce documents
  • Meet or exceed the current speed and accuracy requirements for typing and 10-key operation in the industry
  • Model effective customer service interactions
  • Perform the general office procedures of filing, equipment operation, mail distribution, phone calls, and tasks requiring basic math calculations
TERM 1

BT121 Document Processing I 3
BT116 Professional Office Procedures 3
BA101 Introduction to Business 4
WR121 English Composition (or higher) 4
  TERM 1 Total: 14
TERM 2  
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BT122 Document Processing II 3
BT140 Business Document Editing 3
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5) 
BA277 Business Ethics 3
or BA285 Human Relations in Business (3)
  TERM 2 Total: 17
TERM 3  
BA284 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel 3
BT123 Document Processing III 3
BT220 Calculating Machines 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
BT206 Desktop Publishing 3
or BT201M Word Processsing/MS Word (3)
  TERM 3 Total: 17
  TOTAL CREDITS: 48

 (Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Administrative Office Professional: Office Assistant - Medical Option Certificate

 Business and Management
 Health Services

Intended Program Outcomes:

This one-year certificate program is designed to provide specialized training and skills for entry-level positions as receptionists and/or records clerks in medical offices. Emphasis is placed on the study of general office skills as well as medical office theories and policies, including practical experience on current equipment and software. The course work lays the foundation for a two-year A.A.S. degree program for those students who want to continue their education.

  • Use current and emerging word processing technologies to produce documents
  • Meet or exceed the current speed and accuracy requirements for typing and 10-key operation in the industry
  • Model effective customer service interactions
  • Perform the general office procedures of filing, equipment operation, mail distribution, phone calls, and tasks requiring basic math calculations
  • Use appropriate medical terminology with written and oral accuracy
TERM 1

BT251 Medical Terminology 3
BT116 Professional Office Procedures 3
BT121 Document Processing I 3
WR121 English Composition 4
BA104 Business mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5)
  TERM 1 Total: 17
TERM 2  
BT122 Document Processing II 3
BT252 Medical TErminology 3
BT140 Business Document Editing 3
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA277 Business Ethics 3
or BA285 Human Relations in Business (3)
  TERM 2 Total: 16
TERM 3  
BA284 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel 3
BT123 Document Processing III 3
BT220 Calculating Machines 3
BT257 Medical Office Procedures 3
BT206 Desktop Publishing 3
or BT201M Word Processing/MS Word (3)
  TERM 3 Total: 16
 
TOTAL CREDITS: 49

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Agriculture Production-Crops: Pest Management CPCC

 Ag, Food and Natural Resources Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

This less than one-year certificate program in agriculture production-crops: pest management will prepare the student for all aspects of pest management including proper handling and application of related materials by providing the necessary knowledge in the following areas:

  • Industry-related employment skills
  • Crop science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Agriculture-related business practices
  • Agricultural operations (safety, mechanical technology)
TERM 1  
AGM131 Agriculture Safety
3
AGR101 Agriculture Orientation 1
AGR111 Agriculture Computers 3
AGR226 Agriculture Issues 3
HORT100 Plant Science
3
MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher)
5
  TERM 1 Total: 18
TERM 2  
AGM221 Metals and Welding
3
AGR200 Pre-employment Seminar
1
AGR280 CWE AG
3
CSS100 Soils and Fertilizers
3
CSS240 Pest Management
4
  TERM 2 Total: 14
TERM 3  
AGM251 Irrigation Systems
3
CSS201 Principles of Crops
3
RNG241 Range Management
3
CSS201 Prinicples of Crop Science 3
  TERM 3 Total: 12
 
TOTAL CREDITS: 44

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Agriculture Production-Livestock: Beef Production CPCC

 Ag, Food and Natural Resources Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

This less than one-year certificate program in agriculture production-livestock: beef production will prepare the student for all aspects of beef production by providing the necessary knowledge in the following areas

  • Industry-related employment skills
  • Animal science (techniques, issues, technology, trends)
  • Agriculture-related business practices
  • Agriculture operations (safety, mechanical technology)
TERM 1  
AGR101 Agriculture Orientation
1
AGR111 Agriculture Computers
3
AGR280 CWE AG
3
ANS216 Pregnancy Testing/Bovine
3
ANS231 Livestock Evaluation
3
CSS210 Forage Crops
3
  TERM 1 Total: 14
TERM 2  
AGR280 CWE Agriculture
2
ANS121 Animal Science 3
ANS211 Animal Nutrition 4
ANS220 Beef Production
4
  TERM 2 Total: 13
TERM 3  
ANS122 Animal Science
3
ANS240 Animal Health
5
ANS217 Artificial Insemination
3
RNG241 Range Management 3
  TERM 3 Total: 14 

TOTAL CREDITS: 41

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Business Administration - Business Operations Support Specialist CPCC

 Business and Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This program leads to a career pathways certificate of completion in administrative assistant/office support specialist offering students the opportunity to develop entry-level office skills. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Understand various functions in the business environment
  • Maintain complete and accurate business records
  • Assist with performing various business functions and solve problems in a business environment
  • Perform various basic math calculations required in an office/business environment
  • Develop awareness for ethical and/or human relation standards in the workplace
  • Produce clear, concise, and mechanically-correct written documents
  • Use verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skills effectively in the business context
  • Meet or exceed the current speed and accuracy requirements for document processing
  • Use appropriate technology (word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software) in the office/business environment
TERM 1  
BA101 Introduction to Business 4
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA111 Basic Accounting 4
BA104 Business Mathematics  4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5)
  TERM 1 Total: 16
TERM 2  
BT121 Document Processing I 3
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel 3
  TERM 2 Total: 6
TERM 3  
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
WR121 English Composition 4
  TERM 3 Total: 8
  TOTAL CREDITS: 30

 

Business Administration Web Assistant CPCC *PENDING STATE APPROVAL

 Business and Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This less than one-year CPCC degree program will prepare the student to be effective in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Technical assistance of website management, including application of knowledge of HTML, CSS, and scripting
  • Assess sites in terms of user-friendliness, accessible content, and functionality, to meet client and organizational needs
  • Maintain website using industry-standard tools such as Dreamweaver, Flash, and Photoshop

The less than one-year Business Administration Web Assistant Career Pathway certificate offers a combination of online and on-campus instruction.

TERM 1  
HD109 Academic Planning 1
CS120 Concepts of Computing 4
TERM 1 Total 5
TERM 2  
CS133J Scripting: Javascript with jQuery 4
CS195 Web Development 4
TERM 2 Total 8
TERM 3  
CS125I Digital Imaging (Photoshop) 3
CS295 Web Development 4
TERM 3 Total 7
TOTAL CREDITS 20

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship-Trade Worker Apprenticeship Technologies SCPC

Industrial and Engineering Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Complete a minimum of 6000-8000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-Job Training (OJT).
  • Repair, install, and maintain a variety of building construction projects using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with building codes and OSHA regulations
APR110A Plumbing Apprenticeship Fundamentals 4
APR110B Plumbing Apprenticeship Math & Basic Installations 4
APR110C Plumbing Apprenticeship Print Reading 4
APR110D Plumbing Apprenticeship Installation 4
APR110E Plumbing Apprenticeship Occupancy 4
APR110F Plumbing Apprenticeship Advanced Waste System 4
TOTAL CREDITS 24

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship - Construction Trades General Apprenticeship SCPC

Industrial and Engineering Systems

(Limited Entry Program-Journeyman's Card Required)
Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Complete a minimum of 6000 to 8000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training (OJT)
  • Repair, install, and maintain a variety of building construction projects using trade specific tools and techniques compliance with building codes and OSHA regulations
  • Seventy-five per cent of applicants have documented trade-specific skills listed on the Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship Outcomes Assessment Tool
  • Complete required related training with a grade C or better

6000-8000-Hr BOLI-ATD Trades: Asbestos Removal, Carpenter, HVAC/R, Interior/Exterior Finisher, Painter, Pile Driver, Plumber, Scaffold Erector, and Sheet Metal.

Plumbing Apprentice List  48
Human Relations selection 3
WR060 Elements of the Essay (or higher) 3
or COM100 Human Communications (or higher) (4)
MTH025 Pre-Algebra (or higher) 4
or BA121 Introduction to Business Computing (4)
or CS120 Concepts of Computing (4)
TOTAL CREDITS 58

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Criminal Justice: Corrections CPCC

Description: http://www.bluecc.edu/sites/bluecc.edu/files/Image/pathways/human.jpg Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:
This less than one-year program leading to a career pathways certificate of completion in law enforcement offers the student an opportunity to develop a foundational understanding of law enforcement, criminal investigation, criminology, and how the criminal justice system functions as a whole.  Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Identify historical and philosophical evolution of theories explaining criminal and delinquent behavior.
  • Identify the historical and philosophical evolution of law enforcement, courts, and correctional systems in the American criminal justice system.
  • Describe and relate the constitutional rights and responsibilities of citizens, offenders, and victims as they apply to state, federal and procedural laws.
  • Identify the characteristics of professional integrity and ethical standards for criminal justice professionals.
  • Understand the legal responsibilities of law enforcement professionals as they relate to cultural diversity and establishing positive community relations.
  • Demonstrate competence in core skill areas and in written and oral communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking.

Employment opportunities include correctional officer, work release counselor, and corrections technician in private, local, state, or federal agencies.

CJ100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJ130 Correctional Systems and Practices 3
CJ200 Theories of Crime and Delinquency 3
CJ212 Criminal Investigation 3
CJ214 Criminal Justice Report Writing 3
CJ222 Procedural Law 3
CJ227 Ethics in Criminal Justice 3
CJ132 Probation & Parole: Systems & Practices 3
or CJ232 Correctional Casework Counseling (3)
CJ225 Correctional Law 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech (or higher) 4
WR121 English Composition (or higher) 4
TOTAL CREDITS
35

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Criminal Justice: Court Technician CPCC

Description: http://www.bluecc.edu/sites/bluecc.edu/files/Image/pathways/human.jpg Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

This less than one-year program leading to a career pathways certificate of completion in court technician offers the student an opportunity to develop a foundational understanding of working in a legal and criminal justice setting. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Identify historical and philosophical evolution of theories explaining criminal and delinquent behavior
  • Identify the historical and philosophical evolution of law enforcement, courts, and correctional systems in the American criminal justice system
  • Describe and relate the constitutional rights and responsibilities of citizens, offenders, and victims as they apply to state, federal and procedural laws
  • Identify the characteristics of professional integrity and ethical standards for criminal justice professionals
  • Demonstrate competence in core skill areas and in written and oral communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking
  • Use of appropriate legal terminology with written and oral accuracy
  • Ability to effectively use the computer to find information and create documents

Successful completion of this certificate program will provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to qualify for an entry-level position in a local or state judicial system, private legal offices, and various criminal justice agencies.

CJ100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJ120 American Court Systems and Practices 3
CJ200 Theories of Crime and Delinquency 3
CJ222 Procedural Law 3
CJ227 Ethics in Criminal Justice 3
BT230 Legal Terminology I 4
BT232 Legal Terminology II 4
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech (or higher) 4
WR121 English Composition (or higher) 4
CS120 Concepts of Computing 4
TOTAL CREDITS
33

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement CPCC

Description: http://www.bluecc.edu/sites/bluecc.edu/files/Image/pathways/human.jpg Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:
This less than one-year program leading to a career pathways certificate of completion in law enforcement offers the student an opportunity to develop a foundational understanding of law enforcement, criminal investigation, criminology, and how the criminal justice system functions as a whole.  Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Identify historical and philosophical evolution of theories explaining criminal and delinquent behavior.
  • Identify the historical and philosophical evolution of law enforcement, courts, and correctional systems in the American criminal justice system.
  • Describe and relate the constitutional rights and responsibilities of citizens, offenders, and victims as they apply to state, federal and procedural laws.
  • Identify the characteristics of professional integrity and ethical standards for criminal justice professionals.
  • Understand the legal responsibilities of law enforcement professionals as they relate to cultural diversity and establishing positive community relations.
  • Demonstrate competence in core skill areas and in written and oral communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking.

Successful completion of this certificate program will provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to qualify for an entry-level position in private, local, state, or federal agencies or as a loss prevention specialist.  Many departments require college course work or degrees in addition to civil service requirements, including a background investigation.

CJ100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJ110 Police Systems and Practices 3
CJ200 Theories of Crime and Delinquency 3
CJ210 Police and Community 3
CJ212 Criminal Investigation 3
CJ214 Criminal Justice Report Writing 3
CJ220 Criminal Law 3
CJ222 Procedural Law 3
CJ227 Ethics in Criminal Justice 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech (or higher) 4
WR121 English Composition (or higher) 4
TOTAL CREDITS
35

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Dental Assisting Technician Certificate

 Health Services

(Limited Entry Program)

Intended Program Outcomes:

This one-year certificate program will prepare the student to be effective in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Assist dentist with patient treatment
  • Radiographic proficiency (exposure, processing, and mount)
  • Material manipulation (selection, classification, safe handling, and disposal)
  • Infection control (instrument and room processing to prevent disease transmission, OSHA compliance)
  • Business office procedures (computer data entry, scheduling, and records management)
  • Employment readiness (professionalism, writing skills, ethics, legal and HIPAA procedures)

Students must receive a “C” grade or better in all prerequisite and dental coursework to be considered as having successfully completed the program.

Admission Requirements
To enroll, you must have a high school diploma or GED certificate. Additional enrollment information is available from the Admissions Office located in Morrow Hall on the BMCC Pendleton campus or online at this link. Completed enrollment application materials will be accepted beginning January 6, 2014.  Positions are filled on a first-received first-completed basis.  All pre-admission course and other requirements must be met in order to be considered fro full admission to our program.

Dental Assisting Technician Curriculum
Pre-Admission Coursework:
The following courses must be completed with a grade of “C” grade or better:

Human Relations Elective
4
COM100 Human Communications (or higher) 4
MTH025 Pre-Algebra (or higher)
4
WR060 Elements of the Essay (or higher)
3

The following additional requirements must be met before being accepted to the program

  • Meet BMCC’s computer literacy requirement
  • Meet a minimum COMPASS test reading score of 88

On the first day of fall term students must present proof of two MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccinations, a negative tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray, initiation of the Hepatitis B vaccination series and tetanus vaccination, as well as a current Health Care Provider level “C” CPR card that expires after completion of the program. Courses within the dental assisting curriculum can be used as the career and technical credits for the associate degree in general studies.

Dental Assisting Technician Pre-requisites
 
WR060 Elements of the Essay (or higher) 3
MTH025 Pre-Algebra (or higher) 4
COM100 Human Communications (or higher) 4
Human Relations Elective 4
  Pre-requisites Total: 15
TERM 1  
DA141 Dental Radiology 4
DA151 Chairside Procedures 4
DA170 Basic Dental Science 3
DA172 Dental Anatomy 4
DA176 Dental Pharmacology 1
DA180 Dental Materials 3

DA192 Dental Law and Ethics

1
DA196 Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office 1
  TERM 1 Total: 21
TERM 2  
DA142 Dental Radiology II 3
DA152 Chairside Procedures II 3
DA154 Dental Specialties 2
DA162 Clinical Practice II 4
DA174 Dental Pathology 1
DA182 Dental Lab Material & Procedures 2
Da190 Dental Health Education 2
  TERM 2 Total: 17
TERM 3  
DA143 Dental Radiology III 1
DA153 Chairside Procedures III 2
DA163 Clinical Practice III 8
DA166 Clinical Practice Seminar 1
DA194 Dental Business Office Procedures 2
  TERM 3 Total: 14
 
TOTAL CERTIFICATE CREDITS: 67

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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Diesel Technology: Technician Assistant CPCC

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Learn to explain and demonstrate safe and efficient shop practices; types and use of personal protective equipment, and proper use of shop tools and equipment. Complete forklift training and obtain certificate
  • Learn basic electrical theory, principles of electrical circuitry, component construction and operation, and the use of a digital multi-meter
  • Diagnose and repair steering and suspension systems, and perform steering, suspension, and chassis alignment
  • Understand the design, construction, and operation of the oil fueled, compression ignition engine
  • Understand the principles of operation of power train components and application of clutches, drive shafts, manual transmissions, and differential drive axles
  • Understand the principles of operation of compressed air systems and air brake components. Study electric, hydraulic, and mechanical braking system operation
  • Practice the use of oxyacetylene and AC/DC electric welding equipment to develop skills in brazing, welding, and cutting of various types of material
  • Develop basic typing and keyboarding skills

Diesel and welding required courses must be completed with a C or better.

BT120 Computer Keyboarding (or higher)
2
DSL141 Heavy Duty Steering & Suspension
4
DSL151 Heavy Duty Brakes
3
DSL152 Manual Drive Trains I
3
DSL161 Diesel Engine Theory
4
DSL181 Shop Practices
3
DSL191 Electrical Systems I
4
WLD111 Basic Gas & Arc Welding
3
TOTAL CREDITS
26

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Drafting Technology: Survey Technician CPCC

Industrial and Engineering Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

This less than one-year program will prepare the student to be effective as a technician on a survey crew in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Applied technology (production software, CAD, GIS)
  • Communication skills (writing, presentation techniques)
  • Property surveying
  • Roadway and drainage design

Diesel and welding required courses must be completed with a C or better.

MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher) 5
SUR162 Surveying and Mapping 5
SUR161 Plane Surveying 5
CET145 Engineering Graphics 3
CET113 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting 3
CET114 Introduction to Geographic Info Systems 3
CET112 Computer-Aided Drafting 3
WR065 Introduction to Technical Writing 3
or WR227 Technical Report Writing (4)
or WR115 Introduction to College Writing (4)
or WR121 English Composition (4)
TOTAL CREDITS
30

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Early Childhood Education Certificate

 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of child development in a socio-cultural context
  • Apply developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) to meet the needs of diverse populations
  • Apply best practices in group management to optimize the potential for learning and social-emotional development
  • Practice ethical and legal standards, as well as professional attitudes and behavior
  • Apply best practices, observation, and assessment to enhance learning and development.
ECE100 Developmentally Appropriate Practice
3
ECE111 Introduction to ECE Environments
3
ECE249 Inclusion of Children with Special Needs 3
ECE154 Literature and Literacy 3
ECE280 CWE ECE 2
Social Science Course 4
ECE151 Guidance and Classroom Management 3
ECE150 Observation/Assessment and Recording
3
ECE101 Family and Community Relations 3
ECE240 Curriculum/Planning
3
ECE226 Child Development 3
WR060 Elements of the Essay 3
ED157 Introduction to Mathematical Explorations 3
or MTH070 Elementary Algebra (5)
ECE152 Creativiity for Young Children
3
or ECE153 Music & Movement for Young Children
(3)
CTE Elective
3
or AAOT Electives
(4)
or ECE280 CWE ECE
(3)
TOTAL CREDITS
45

 (Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

Early Childhood Education Assistant CPCC

 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of child development in a socio-cultural context.
  • Apply developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) to meet the needs of diverse populations.
  • Apply best practices in group management to optimize the potential for learning and social-emotional development.
  • Practice ethical and legal standards, as well as professional attitudes and behavior.
  • Apply best practices, observation and assessment to enhance learning and development.
ECE280 CWE ECE 4
ECE152 Creativiity for Young Children 3
ECE100 Developmentally Appropriate Practice
3
ECE226 Child Development 3
ECE151 Guidance and Classroom Management
3
TOTAL CREDITS
16

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

Early Childhood Education Infant Toddler Certificate (less than one year)

 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Have an understanding of, and ability to work within a quality, responsive, relationship-based infant toddler program including culturally relelvant activities, to meet each child's individual developmental needs and to be able to create a healthy, respectful, supportive and challenging learning environment (NAEYC Standard 1) 
  •  Have an understanding of, and ability to, create and participate in respective, reciprocal relationships with family members of infants and toddlers. (NAEYC Standard 2)
  • Have an understanding of and skills to participate in effective observation and assessment of infants and toddlers. (NAEYC Standard 3)
  • Be able to integrate knowledge of family relations, child develoment and developmentally appropriate practices to offer an effective infant toddler teaching and learning environment. (NAEYC Standard 4)
ECE280CWE ECE 2
ECE228 Responsive Infant Toddler Programs 3
ECE225 Prenatal, Infant and Toddler Development 3
ECE175D Infant/Toddler Caregiving: Culture & Family
1
ECE175C Infant/Toddler Caregiving: Cognitive Dev. 1
ECE175B Infant/Toddler Caregiving: Group Care
1
ECE175A Infant/Toddler Caregiving: Social-Emotional 1
ECE109 Foundations and Careers in Early Childhood 3
ECE100 Developmentally Appropriate Practice 3
TOTAL CREDITS
18

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies - Trade Worker Apprenticeship: SCPC

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Complete 6000-8000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job-training. Apply theory to electrical wiring
  • Repair & install electrical wire devises according to licensure regulations to meet NEC and OSC for Inside Electrician, Limited Energy Technician-License A, Limited Manufacturing Plant Electrician, Sign Assembler/Fabricator, Sign Maker/Erector, and Stationary Engineer
APR112A Inside Electrical Apprenticeship Fundamentals
4
APR112B Inside Electrical Apprenticeship AC/DC Circuits
4
APR112C Inside Electrical Apprenticeship Measurements
4
APR112D Inside Electrical Apprenticeship Theory
4
APR112E Inside Electrical Apprenticeship Wiring & Print Reading
4
APR112F Inside Electrical Apprenticeship Installation
4
 or
 
APR111A LMPE Apprenticeship Fundamentals
4
APR111B LMPE Apprenticeship AC/DC Circuits
4
APR111C LMPE Apprenticeship Measurement
4
APR111D LMPE Apprenticeship Theory
4
APR111E LMPE Apprenticeship Wiring & Print Ready
4
APR111F LMPE Apprenticeship Installation
4
Total Credits
24

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

Electrical Apprenticeship Technologies - Limited Electrician Technologies Certificate SCPC

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

(Limited-Entry Program-Journeyman's Card Required)

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Complete 4000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job-training (OJT)
  • Repair or install electrical wire devices according to limited licensure regulations to meet NEC and OSC code for limited energy technician– license B, limited maintenance electrician, limited renewable energy technician, and limited residential electrician

4000 Hour BOLI-ATD Trades: Limited Energy Technician-license B, Limited Maintenance Electrician, Limited Renewable Energy Technician, and Limited Residential Electrician.

APR115A LME Apprenticeship Fundamentals/Theory 4
APR115B LME Apprenticeship AC/DC circuits 4
APR115C LME Measurement and Blueprint Reading 4
APR215D LME Apprenticeship Safety and Code 4
APR215E LME Apprenticeship Motors and Controls 4
APR215F LME Apprenticeship Code and Test 4
TOTAL CREDITS
24

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies - Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies Certificate

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

(Limited entry program-Journeyman's card required)

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Complete a minimum of 6000 to 8000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training (OJT)
  • Repair, install, and maintain a variety of building construction projects using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with building codes and OSHA regulations
  • Seventy-five per cent of applicants have documented trade-specific skills listed on the Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship Outcomes Assessment Tool
  • Complete required related training with a grade C or better

6000 Hour BOLI-ATD Trades: Limited Energy Technician-license A and Sign Maker/Fabricator.

8000 Hour BOLI-ATD Trades: Inside Electrician, Manufacturing Plant Electrician, Sign Assembler/Fabricator, Sign Maker/Erector and Stationary Engineer.

Human Relations Course 3
Inside Electrician List 48
or LMPE List (48)
CS120 Concepts of Computing 4
or BA131 Introduction to Business Computing (4)
or MTH025 Pre-Algebra (or higher) (4)
WR060 Elements of the Essay (or higher) 3
or COM100 Human Communications (or higher) (4)
TOTAL CREDITS 58

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(This degree does not guarantee licensure)

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate

 Health Services
 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

This one-year program leading to an Emergency Medical Technician certificate offers students the opportunity to prepare for careers in emergency medical services. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Assess and treat patients using protocols within the Oregon defined scope of practice in emergency medical situations
  • Use verbal and non-verbal skills to communicate with patients, families, bystanders, and other medical professionals
  • Accurately observe and document patient care data using a variety of tools and techniques, including providing written and verbal patient reports
  • Properly and safely lift and move patients in a variety of medical and rescue situations
  • Exhibit respectful, responsive personal behaviors in your personal as well as professional EMS life
  • Perform all care in a professional and ethical manner recognizing cultural diversity
  • Work in an organized manner and provide leadership during stressful and life-threatening situations

Employment Opportunities:
Career opportunities that may require EMT training include but are not limited to: firefighter (career or volunteer), paramedic, search and rescue, critical care transport, or basic life support transport provider. The EMT certificate can lead to a career as a paramedic if a student wishes to continue his/her studies and completes the requirements for an A.A.S.-EMT (associate of applied science - EMT) degree at an accredited institution.

TERM 1  
EMT151 EMT Basic Part A 5
EMT175 Intro to EMS 4
MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher) 5
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
BI231 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
  TERM 1 Total: 22
TERM 2  
EMT176 Emergency Response Patient Transportation 2
EMT177 Emergency Response Patient Communication/Doc 2
EMT152 EMT Basic Part B 5
BI232 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
WR121 English Composition (or higher) 4
  TERM  2 Total: 17
TERM 3  
BI233 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
EMT169 EMT Rescue 3
EMT115 Crisis Intervention 3
PSY201 General Psychology 4
BT251 Medical Terminology 3
Social Science selection 3
or Arts & Letters (Humanities) selection (3)
  TERM 3 Total: 20
  TOTAL CREDITS: 59

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

English Language Development Certificate (less than one year)

 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate appropriate strategies and techniques to provide instructional support to students of diverse populations
  • Demonstrate attitudes and behaviors that are appropriate in meeting the needs of diverse populations
ED280 CWE ED 2
ED250 Second Language Acquisition 2
ED251 Literacy Development for Second Language 3
ED252 Technology and Second Language Learners 2
ED255 Bilingual Education/ELD Strategies 3
ED254 Instructional Strategies for ELL Students 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Green Technician Certificate

Industrial and Engineering Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

The primary intended outcome of the green technician certificate program is placement in a variety of entry-level positions across a number of industry sectors, and building an in-demand set of skills that will allow program graduates to advance rapidly in a variety of current and emerging occupational areas across Oregon’s rural communities.

Individuals who complete the green technician certificate will:

  • Be multi-skill systems thinkers and problem solvers
  • Be prepared for a broad array of green occupations across a variety of diverse industries
  • Have a fundamental understanding of sustainability, green technologies, process improvements, elimination of waste, and an overview of various careers in green technology,
  • Be able to demonstrate the applied reading and workplace math skills needed on -the-job
  • Possess workplace skills that employers need: critical thinking, problem solving, team work, etc.
  • Possess a unique set of entry-level electrical, mechanical, and heating/cooling systems skills
  • Have the skills and ability to adjust to rapidly changing technology
GT101 Introduction to Sustainability 3
GT102 Green Industrial Safety 2
GT103 Mechanical Systems 3
GT104 Electrical Systems Troubleshooting I 3
GT106 Introduction to Green Technologies 2
GT107 Electrical Systems Troubleshooting II 3
GT108 Building Systems 2
GT109 HVACR Systems Operations 3
GT110 Workplace Communications 3
GT111 Preventative Maintenance/Energy Conservation 2
GT112 Control Systems 3
GT113 Fluid Power 3
GT114 Local Applications/Alternative Energy 3
GT115 Human Relations/Customer Service 3
WR115 Introduction to College Writing (or higher) 4
GT105 Workplace Math/Applied Math 4
or MTH052 Intro to Algebra for the Trades (or higher) (4)
TOTAL CREDITS: 46

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data 

Hospitality, Tourism, and Management Certificate

 Business and Management
 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

This one-year program introduces students to the field of the hospitality industry, including tourism, travel, and management. Online and classroom instruction and cooperative work experience offer students a look into the day-to-day experiences at hospitality and tourism sites. Students will be effective in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:
  • Identify specific hospitality industry functions and their required procedures and legal techniques
  • Understand and apply market-appropriate professional guest service standards to deliver competitive guest experiences to diverse cultural groups and throughout business and industry
  • Identify general business functions to maintain day-to-day operations
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve mathematical problems commonly encountered in hospitality-related business setting
  • Utilize the technical/computer skills for keeping business records and preparing basic financial statements
  • Identify techniques for successfully managing human resources and human relations in business
  • Utilize various techniques for effect verbal and written communications
  • Prepare general documents related to career searches and job applications.

This certificate helps prepare students for entry-level positions in management and helps students develop the professionalism necessary for business success and upward mobility in the hospitality and tourism industry.

TERM 1  
HTM131 Customer Service Managmeent I 3
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
HTM100 Hospitality & Tourism 3
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5)
BT120 Computer Keyboarding 2
or BT121 Document Processing I (3)
TERM 1 Total 16
TERM 2  
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
BA223 Principles of Marketing 4
WR121 English Composition 4
HTM226 Event Management 3
TERM 2 Total 15
TERM 3  
HTM230 Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law 3
BA280 CWE Business 3
BA225 Introduction to Gaming Management 4
BA284 Pre-Employment Seminar 1
BA285 Human Relations in Business 3
or BA277 Business Ethics (3)
TERM 3 Total 14
TOTAL CREDITS 45

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship - Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship Certificate

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

(Limited entry program-Journeyman's card required)

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Complete a minimum of 4000 hours State of Oregon approved on-the job training (OJT)
  • Repair, install and maintain a variety of industrial equipment using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with state regulations
  • Seventy-five percent of applicants have documented trade-specific skills listed on the Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship Trades Outcomes Assessment Tool
  • Complete required related training with a grade C or better

4000-Hour BOLI-ATD Trades: Air Frame and Power Plant Technician, Boiler Operator and Programmable Logic Controller

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic selections 48
Human Relations selection
3
WR060 Elements of the Essay (or higher)
3
or COM100 Human Communications (or higher)
(4)
MTH025 Pre-Algebra (or higher)
4
or CS120 Concepts of Computing
(4)
or BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
(4)
TOTAL CREDITS
58

(This degree does not guarantee licensure)

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship - Trade Worker Apprenticeship Tech SCPC

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

(Limited entry program-Journeyman's card required)

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Complete a minimum of 8000 hours State of Oregon approved on-the Job Training (OJT)
  • Repair, install, and maintain a variety of industrial equipment using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with state regulations
APR117A IMM Apprenticeship Blueprint Reading & Schematics
3
APR117B IMM Apprenticeship Industrial Math/Measurement
3
APR117C IMM Apprenticeship Metals in the Plant
1
APR117D IMM Apprenticeship Nonmetals in the Plant
1
APR117E IMM Apprenticeship Hand Tools
1
APR117F IMM Apprenticeship Portable Power Tools
1
APR117G IMM Apprenticeship Industrial Safety & Health
1
APR117H IMM Apprenticeship Troubleshooting Skills
1
APR117I IMM Apprenticeship Industrial Rigging Principles & Practices
1
APR117J IMM Apprenticeship Equipment Installation
1
APR117K IMM Apprenticeship Basic Mechanics
1
APR117L IMM Apprenticeship Lubricants & Lubrication
1
APR117M IMM Apprenticeship Power Transmission Equipment
1
APR117N IMM Apprenticeship Bearings
1
APR117O IMM Apprenticeship Pumps
1
APR117P IMM Apprenticeship Piping Systems
1
APR117Q IMM Apprenticeship Basic Hydraulics
1
APR117R IMM Apprenticeship Hydraulic Troubleshooting
1
APR117S IMM Apprenticeship Basic Pnuematics
1
APR117T IMM Apprenticeship Pnuematics
1
APR117U IMM Apprenticeship Chemical Hazards
1
APR117V IMM Apprenticeship Bulk Handling Conveyers
1
TOTAL CREDITS
26

(This degree does not guarantee licensure)

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship - Mechanical Maintenance Apprentice CPCC

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

(Limited entry program-Journeyman's card required)

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Complete a minimum of 4000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training (OJT).
  • Repair and install electrical wire devices according to limited licensure regulations to meet NEC and OSC code for limited energy technician - license B, limited maintenance electrician, limited renewable energy technician, and limited residential electrician.

4000-Hour BOLI-ATD Trades: Limited Energy Technician - License B, Limited Maintenance Electricial, Limited Renewable Energy Technician, and Limited Residential Electrician

APR114A PLC Apprenticeship Hardware/Number Systems
4
APR114B PLC Apprenticeship Programming Fundamentals
4
APR114C PLC Apprenticeship Timers, Counters, Controls
4
APR214D PLC Apprenticeship Operation
4
APR214E PLC Apprenticeship Troubleshooting
4
APR214F PLC Apprenticeship Practical Applications
4
Total Credits
24

(This degree does not guarantee licensure)

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

Paraeducator - Autism Certificate (less than one year)

 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

Students who complete the (less than one year) paraeducator: autism certificate will be prepared to enter the K-12 school system successfully as a paraeducator with increased skills in recognition and appropriate strategies for dealing with autistic students; and will demonstrate the following outcomes: 

  • Demonstrate appropriate strategies and techniques to provide instructional support to students of diverse populations, including but not limited to students with special needs with special emphasis on autism, students from poverty, and ELL students
  • Demonstrate attitudes and behaviors that are appropriate to meeting the needs of diverse populations
  • Apply best practices in classroom management to optimize the potential for student learning
  • Practice ethical and legal standards of conduct
  • Apply technology effectively to support teaching learning
  • Demonstrate competence in core skill area; written and oral communication, problem-solving, critical thinking, reading, and mathematics

The paraeducator: autism certificate, offers coursework designed for anyone interested in teaching and learning techniques or working as an educational assistant in the K-12 school system. The core curriculum offers instruction in basic teaching strategies, working with diverse, special needs populations, classroom management, and practicum experience. This curriculum incorporates courses specially designed for those working with autism. The curriculum is available through distance education courses. The paraeducator: autism certificate is embedded in the associate of applied science degree for paraeducators.

ED260 Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
ED261 Instructional Strategies for Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
ED262 Behavior Management for Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
ED131 Instructional Strategies 3
or ECE240 Curriculum Planning (3)
ED130 Classroom Management 3
or ECE151 Guidance and Classroom Management (3)
ED169 Overview of Student with Special Needs
3
or ECE249 Inclusion of Children with Special Needs (3)
ED280 CWE ED
2
or ECE280 CWE ECE (2)
Education Electives
2
or ECE Electives (3)
TOTAL CREDITS
25

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Paraeducator - Elementary Educator CPCC

 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate appropriate strategies and techniques to provide instructional support to students of diverse populations, including but not limited to students with special needs, students from poverty, and English-language learner (ELL) students
  • Demonstrate attitudes and behaviors that are appropriate to meeting the needs of diverse populations
  • Apply best practices in classroom management to optimize the potential for student learning;
  • Practice ethical and legal standards of conduct
  • Apply technology effectively to support teaching learning
ED100 Introduction to Education
1
ED113 Instructional Strategies in Language Arts
3
ED200 Foundation of Education
3
ED229 Learning and Development
3
ED254 Instructional Strategies for ELL Students
3
ED258 Multicultural Education 3
ED280 Cooperative Work Experience-Education
1
TOTAL CREDITS
17

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Paraeducator Certificate

 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

Students who complete this one-year certificate program will be prepared to enter the K-12 school system successfully as paraeducators and will demonstrate the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate appropriate strategies and techniques to provide instructional support to students of diverse populations, including but not limited to students with special needs, students from poverty, and ELL students
  • Demonstrate attitudes and behaviors that are appropriate to meeting the needs of diverse populations
  • Apply best practices in classroom management to optimize the potential for student learning
  • Practice ethical and legal standards of conduct
  • Apply technology effectively to support teaching and learning
  • Demonstrate competence in the core skill area and in written and oral communication, problem-solving, critical thinking, reading, and mathematics

This curriculum is an Oregon Department of Education-approved statewide program that meets the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Federal Legislation for “Highly Qualified” status. The core curriculum offers instruction in; basic teaching strategies in language arts/math/science, working with diverse, special-needs populations, technology, classroom management; and practicum experience. In addition, general education courses in human relations, communication, and computation are incorporated. The curriculum is available through distance education and face-to-face courses. The paraeducator certificate also satisfies some of the program-specific course requirements for the paraeducator A.A.S. degree.

 

ED113 Instructional Strategies in Language Arts 3
ED130 Classroom Management 3
ED114 Instructional Strategies in Math/Science 3
ED100 Introduction to Education
1
ED235 Educational Technology
3
ED254 Instructional Strategies for ELL Students
3
ED258 Multicultural Education
3
ED229 Learning and Development 3
ED200 Foundation of Education 3
ED169 Overview of Students with Special Needs 3
ED131 Instructional Strategies
3
ED280 Cooperative Work Experience (Education) 3
AAOT Elective selection 4
WR115 Introduction to College Writing (or higher) 4
ED157 Introduction to Mathematical Explorations 3
or MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher) (5)
TOTAL CREDITS
45

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

Professional Truck Driver

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

(Limited-Entry Program)

Intended Program Outcomes:

This limited-entry one-year program will prepare the student with the knowledge and hands-on experience necessary to be employable as an entry level tractor-trailer driver. Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Have the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the State/Federal Class A, Commercial Driver’s License Road Test
  • Be appropriately proficient in communication skills (writing, presentation techniques)
  • Have the necessary skills for effective customer service
TTL101 Introduction to Transportation & Logistics
4
TTL121 Practical Appications in Transportation & Logistics 6
TTL141 Transportation Customer Service Skills
3
TTL280 Cooperative Work Experience (Transportation & Logistics) 6
TOTAL CREDITS
19

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Retail Management Certificate (less than one year)

 Business and Management
 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

This less-than-one-year certificate program is for current retail employees and for students who would like to become retail employees. This program is recognized by WAFC retail employers and identifies skills that lead to professional growth, hiring, and advancement opportunities. The program prepares the student for retail sales and management responsibilities; those who complete the program may be given preference in hiring, may be eligible for promotions, and may receive compensation to recognize their educational achievement. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Define the different types of retail outlets and related principles for successful businesses
  • Illustrate unique, competitive marketing strategies for retailers including advertising, public relations, and sales promotion packages
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the computer and information services for business-related activities
  • Understand the principles and methods for human resource/human relations management
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve mathematical problems commonly encountered in hospitality-related business settings
  • Utilize the technical skills for keeping business records and preparing financial statements
  • Write effective routine, routing, and persuasive styles of written communication
  • Employ successful verbal communication in a variety of settings
TERM 1

BA211 Principles of Accounting 4
BA224 Human Resource Management 3
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5)
TERM 1 Total 11
TERM 2  
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA249 Retail Selling 3
BA223 Principles of Marketing 4
TERM 2 Total 11
TERM 3  
BA214 Business Communications 3
BA206 Priniciples of Management 4
BA285 Human Relations in  Business 3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
TERM 3 Total 14
TOTAL CREDITS 36

 (Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Retail Management Certificate

 Business and Management
 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

This certificate program focuses on developing core skills needed for entry-level sales or management positions in the retail industry. This one-year certificate program is designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

 

  • Define the different types of retail outlets and related principles for successful businesses
  • Illustrate unique, competitive marketing strategies for retailers including advertising, public relations, and sales promotion packages
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the computer and information services for business-related activities
  • Understand the principles and methods for human resource/human relations management
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve mathematical problems commonly encountered in hospitality-related business settings
  • Utilize the technical skills for keeping business records and preparing financial statements
  • Write effective routine, routing, and persuasive styles of written communication
  • Employ successful verbal communication in a variety of settings
TERM 1

BA131 Introduction to Bsuiness Computing 4
BA224 Human Resource Management 3
BA211 Principles of Accounting 4
BA104  Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5)
TERM 1 Total 15
TERM 2  
BA249 Retail Selling 3
BA223 Prinicples of Marketing 4
BA285 Human Relations in Business 3
WR121 English Composition 4
Business Electives 3
TERM 2 Total 17
TERM 3  
Business Electives 4
BA214 Business Communications 3
BA206 Principles of Management 4
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech 4
TERM 3 Total 15
TOTAL CREDITS 47

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Gainful Employment Data

Veterinary Assistant Certificate

 Human Resources

Intended Program Outcomes:

This one-year certificate in Veterinary Assisting will prepare the student concerted with working in a veterinarian's practice. Skills developed will include:

  • Industry-related employment skills
  • Customer-Patient relations
  • Animal science (care, health, nutrition, overview)
  • Food Animal restraint techniques
  • Veterinary technology equipment (use, maintenance, sterilization)
  • Vet Assistant skills including office, lab and surgery
  • General Education skills in computation, communication and science
The curriculum includes three courses in vet assistant technologies and a cooperative work experience component of 33 hours in the veterinarian’s practice. Students will have hands on instruction in veterinary office procedures, exam room management, animal vitals, care and restraint. Students will be introduced to One Health Occupation Services and will be instructed on disease recognition, control and eradication. This program will have a focus and priority on Food Animals, but will maintain a level of instruction in small animal care. If a student wishes to continue their pursuit of a 2 year degree upon completion of the certificate they may do that as well.
TERM 1  
VT109 Introduction to Veterinary Science
2
AGR111 Agriculture Computers
3
MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher)
5
BI101 General Biology
4
  TERM 1 Total: 14
TERM 2  
VT110 Fundamentals of Veterinary Assistant I
3
ANS211 Animal Nutrition 4
ANS121 Animal Science
3
CH110 Foundations of Chemistry 5
WR065 Introduction to Technical Writing 3
or WR227 Technical Report Writing  (4)
  TERM 2 Total: 18
TERM 3   
VT111 Fundamentals of Veterinary Assistant II 3
ANS240 Animal Health  5
ANS122 Animal Science  3
AGR280 CWE AG  2
  TERM 3 Total: 13

TOTAL CREDITS: 17

Pending State Approval

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Welding Certificate (less than one year)

Industrial and Engineering Systems

This 12-credit-hour certificate of completion program is designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs in welding and related trades and to prepare students to pursue a certificate of completion or A.A.S. degree in welding technology from another educational institution. The program consists of the following courses:

WLD253 Welding Practices for Certification
3
WLD112 Advanced Arc Welding
3
AGM221 Metals and Welding 3
or WLD111 Basic Gas & Arc Welding
(3)
WLD256 Pipe Welding for Certification
3
or WLD221 TIG Welding
(3)
TOTAL CREDITS
12

This is not an industrial certification

NOTE: This project was funded in part by a grant awarded under the Community Based Job Training Grants, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration; the grant requires that veterans receive preference among applicants meeting program requirements.

NOTE: This program is not currently eligible for federal title IV financial assistance.

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

College Transfer Courses

Following is a pdf of approved college transfer courses.

College Transfer Courses

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Math/Writing Progression Charts

All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. 

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

Course Descriptions

How to Read Course Descriptions (pdf)

Course Descriptions (pdf)

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog - revised 5/22/2013)

BMCC Boards and Personnel

BMCC Board of Education

Lea Mathieu - Zone 1, Term Expires 2015
Werner Buehler - Zone 2, Term Expires 2015
Ed Taber - Zone 3, Term Expires 2013
Kim Puzey - Zone 4, Term Expires 2013
Doug Voyles - Zone 5, Term Expires 2015
Dr. Anthony (Tony) Turner - Zone 6, Term Expires 2013
Bryan Branstetter - Zone 7, Term Expires 2015

(Information based on the 2012-2013 BMCC Academic Catalog)

For more information, go to About the BMCC Board of Education

Oregon Board of Education

Jerry Berger - Salem—5th Congressional District
Leslie Shepherd - Hammond—2nd Vice Chair—At Large
Brenda Frank - Klamath Falls—2nd Congressional District
Artemio Paz, Jr. - Springfield—4th Congressional District
Serilda Summers-McGee - Portland—At Large
Duncan Wyse - Portland—1st Congressional District
Samuel Henry - Portland—3rd Congressional District
Vacant - At large

(Information based on the 2012-2013 BMCC Academic Catalog)

For more information please go to the Oregon Department of Education, State Board of Education website

BMCC Foundation Board of Directors

Bob Byrd  - Irrigon, Term Expires 2012
Gary Schmidtgall - Athena, Term Expires 2014
Russell Dorran - Hermiston, Term Expires 2012
Deb Sue Hamby - Pendleton, Term Expires 2014
Nancy Snider - Heppner, Term Expires 2015
Kari Dallas-Spratling - Pendleton, Term Expires 2013
Tracy Gammell - Hermiston, Term Expires 2013
Betty Rietmann - Ione, Term Expires 2013
Carole Innes - Pendleton, Term Expires 2013
Ron Daniels - Keizer, Term Expires 2014
Ellsworth Mayer - Pendleton, Term Expires 2012
Dotty Miles - North Powder, Term Expires 2012
Lonnie Read - Pendleton, Term Expires 2013
Margaret Gianotti - Pendleton, Executive Director

(Information based on the 2012-2013 BMCC Academic Catalog)

For more information, please go to the BMCC Foundation website

BMCC Administration

Camille Preus (2013)

President

A.S., Cumberland Community College

B.S., Middle Tennessee State University

M.S., Indiana University

Ph.D., Oregon State University

 

Drebin, Diane (2014)

Vice President, Student Affairs

A.A., Clackamas Community College

A.G.S., Clackamas Community College

B.A., Marylhurst College

M.S., Portland State University

 

Harvey Franklin (2005)

Sr. Associate Vice President Branch Campuses

A.S., Central Oregon Community College

B.S., Oregon State University

M.S., Oregon State University

Ph.D., University of Oregon

 

Arthur Hill (2001)
Vice President, Economic Development
B.A., Boston University
M.B.A., University of Bridgeport

 

Peggy Hudson (2006)

Associate Vice President, 

BMCC-Baker County

A.A., Central Oregon CC

B.B.A., University of Oregon

M.A., San Francisco State

 

Daniel Koopman (2010)

Associate Vice President, Instruction

B.A., Walla Walla College

M.Ed., University of Idaho

School of Administration

 

Daniel Lange (1983)

Vice President, Instruction

B.M., University of Montana

M.M., University of N. Colorado

 

Deborah Lee (2007)

Associate Vice President

BMCC Milton-Freewater

B.S., Oregon State University

M.Ed, Oregon State University

 

Tammie Parker (1989)

Associate Vice President Human Resources

B.S., Eastern Oregon University

 

John Thomas (2012)

Associate Vice President, Corrections Education

A.A., Blue Mt Community College

B.S., Eastern Oregon University

M.Ed, Eastern Oregon University

(Information based on the 2013-2014 BMCC Academic Catalog)

BMCC Faculty

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