2018-2019 College Catalog

Degrees, Certificates & Apprenticeships

TBCC offers a variety of certificates and degrees that can help lead to family wage jobs and advancement in a variety of fields. Certificates take fewer credit hours to complete, and associate degrees can be completed in two years in most cases.

Transfer & General Studies Degrees

Intended for students who want to transfer to a four-year college or university and earn a bachelor’s degree. Information begins at the Oregon Transfer Compass-Core Transfer Maps.

  • Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer
    • Oregon Transfer Module (1 year)
  • Associate of Science Oregon Transfer in Business
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science in Forestry
  • Associate of General Studies

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

Intended for students who want to earn a college degree and gain technical skills in a specific area. AAS degrees are offered in the following areas:

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Business Administration (online)
  • Criminal Justice and Public Safety
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

Degree Partnerships in Healthcare

These certificate and degrees are granted by partner colleges, but TBCC offers program prerequisites, general education requirements, related coursework, and sometimes program courses.

  • Diagnostic Imaging AAS Degree: Linn-Benton Community College
  • Medical Laboratory Technology AAS Degree: Portland Community College
  • Nursing AAS Degree: Oregon Coast Community College
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant AAS Degree: Linn-Benton Community College
  • Pharmacy Technician Certificate: Central Oregon Community College

Career Technical & Career Pathway Certificates

Certificates are shorter than two-year degrees and help you get skills for jobs that are generally at the entry level. Below is a list of certificates available through TBCC.

Agriculture and Natural Resources Certificate

  • Forest Technology: 27 Credits

Business Administration Certificates

  • Accounting Clerk: 47 Credits
  • Entry-Level Accounting Clerk: 14 Credits
  • Basic Computer Literacy: 13 Credits

Criminal Justice and Public Safety Certificates

  • Corrections Technician: 16 Credits
  • Corrections Professional: 26 Credits
  • Emergency Medical Services: 17 Credits
  • Law Enforcement Specialist: 27 Credits

Manufacturing & Industrial Technology Certificates

  • Certified Production Technician: 16 Credits
  • Manufacturing Technician (4 certificates) with specialization in:
    • Welding: 31 Credits
    • Machining: 34 Credits
    • Millwright: 32 Credits
    • Electrical: 29 Credits

General Apprenticeship Degrees & Certificates

Apprenticeship is a partnership with business and industry that enables a student to receive training in a skilled trade through classroom and on-the-job training.

  • Limited Maintenance Electrician
  • Inside Electrician
  • Industrial Plant Technician
  • Industrial Maintenance Millwright