Associate degree programs have requirements in general education as well as the selected major field of study. Candidates for a degree must fulfill all requirements listed in the degree program.
Associate of General Studies (AGS)
This degree is designed for those students wishing to acquire a broad education rather than pursuing a specific college major or professional/technical program.
Associate of Science (AS)
This degree is designed for students planning to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program to pursue careers in science or health-related programs.
Associate of Arts, Oregon Transfer (AA-OT)
This degree provides an opportunity for students to complete lower division (freshman and sophomore) bachelor’s degree requirements at KCC. Students who earn an AA-OT have met the lower division general education requirements at any of the four-year colleges in the Oregon University System.
Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
This degree is for students who are preparing for entry level employment in a career oriented program of study or upgrading skills for a specific occupation. This degree is not intended as a transfer degree, however courses are considered for transfer on an individual basis by the four-year college or university. AAS degrees are listed below:
In response to the diverse needs of the student, business, and community; KCC offers online classes and degree programs. Classes are offered in a variety of delivery modes and students can obtain a degree without coming to campus. For more information contact the Distance Education Coordinator at 541-880-2328.
Distance Education Course Delivery Modes
- Online: Online courses using web-based tools with all instruction and interaction performed online. Proctored exams may be required.
- Hybrid: Hybrid courses are a combination of on-campus and online course delivery. They are usually web-based courses with an on-campus requirement.
- Live Interactive Courses: In these courses, students may attend remotely via videoconferencing from a specified off-campus location.