2020-2021 College Catalog

Overview - Degrees, Certificates and Apprenticeships

Degrees and Certificates

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 less credit hours to complete and the hours to complete vary depending on the level of training required in the individual program. Associate degrees can be completed in two years in most cases if a student attends college on a full-time basis of 15 credit hours or more per term.

Transfer & General Studies Degrees

Intended for students who want to transfer to a 4-year college or university and earn a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer
    • Oregon Transfer Module (1 year)
    • Major Transfer Module (1 year) (New)
  • Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer in Education
    • Elementary Education: Math
    • Elementary Education: Social Science
    • Elementary Education: Science
    • Elementary Education: Language Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science Oregon Transfer in Business
  • Associate of Science in Forestry
  • Associate of Science in Natural Resources
  • Associate of Science in Animal Science
  • Associate of Science in Agricultural Science
  • Associate of Science- Transfer: Biology (NEW)
  • Associate of Arts- Transfer: English (NEW)
  • 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 Technology (NEW)
  • Business Administration (online)
  • Criminal Justice and Public Safety
  • Healthcare Administration (NEW)
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
  • Welding Technology

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.

Business Administration Certificates

  • Accounting Clerk: 48 Credits
  • Entry-Level Accounting Clerk: 16 Credits
  • Basic Computer Literacy: 13 Credits
  • Office Supervision: 47 Credits

Criminal Justice and Public Safety Certificates

  • Corrections Technician: 17 Credits
  • Corrections Professional: 25 Credits
  • Law Enforcement Specialist: 25 Credits

Healthcare Certificates (all NEW)

  • Basic Healthcare Certificate: 15 Credits (NEW)
  • Emergency Medical Services: 21 credits (NEW)
  • Medical Assistant: 43 credits (NEW)
  • Phlebotomy Classes: 7 credits
Manufacturing and Industrial Technology Certificates
  • Certified Production Technician: 16 Credits
  • MSSC CPT:  13 Credits
  • Welding Technology: 43 Credits (NEW)
  • Structural Maintenance and Construction: 42 Credits (NEW)
  • Manufacturing Technician (4 certificates) with specialization in:
    • Welding
    • Machining
    • Millwright
    • Electrical

Welding Technology Certificates

  • SMAW Technologies: 17 Credits (NEW)
  • GTAW Technologies: 17 Credits (NEW)
  • GMAW Technologies: 17 Credits (NEW)

Occupational Skills Certificate: Credits vary (NEW)