Degree Index-Alphabetical listAssociate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) 42Associate of Applied Science (AAS) General Requirements 46Associate of General Studies (AGS) 45Associate of Science (AS) 43Oregon Transfer Module (OTM) 44Accounting Technology AAS 47Accounting Technology: Bookkeeping Support Specialist CPCC 47Accounting Technician Certificate 48Administrative Office Professional AAS 48Administrative Office Professional - Legal Option AAS 49Administrative Office Professional - Medical Option AAS 49Administrative Office Professional: Office Support Specialist CPCC 50Administrative Office Professional - Office Assistant Certificate 50Administrative Office Professional - Office Assistant - Medical Option Certificate 51Agriculture Business AAS 52Agriculture Production AAS 52Agriculture Production: Crops Option AAS 53Agriculture Production: Crops: Pest Management CPCC 54Agriculture Production: Livestock Option AAS 54Agriculture Production: Livestock: Beef Production CPCC 54Business Administration AAS 56Business Administration: Business Operations Support Specialist CPCC 55Business Administration - Hospitality and Gaming Option AAS 56Business Administration – Web Development AAS 57Business Administration - Web Assistant Certificate 57Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship AAS 58Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship-Construction Trades General Apprenticeship SCPC 58Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship-Trade Worker Apprenticeship Technologies SCPC 58Criminal Justice AAS 59Criminal Justice: Corrections CPCC 59Criminal Justice: Court Technician CPCC 60Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement CPCC 60Dental Assisting Technician Certificate 61Diesel Technology AAS 62Diesel Technology: Diesel Technician’s Assistant CPCC 62Drafting Technology AAS 63Drafting Technology: Survey Technician CPCC 63Early Childhood Education AAS 64Early Childhood Education Assistant CPCC 64Early Childhood Education Infant Toddler CPCC 64Early Childhood Education Certificate 65Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies AAS 65Electrical Apprenticeship Technologies-Limited Electrician Technologies SCPC 66Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies-Trade Worker Apprenticeship Technologies SCPC 66Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies-Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies Certificate 66Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate 67Engineering Technologies AAS 67English Language Development (ELD) (less than one year) Certificate 68Green Technician Certificate 68Hospitality Management AAS 69Hospitality, Tourism and Management Certificate 69Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship AAS 70Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship-Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship Certificate 70Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship-Mechanical Maintenance Apprenticeship CPCC 71Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship-Trade Worker Apprenticeship Tech SCPC 71Nursing AAS 73Paraeducator AAS 74Paraeducator: Autism Certificate 74Paraeducator: Elementary Educator CPCC 75Paraeducator Certificate 75Professional Truck Driver (less than one year) Certificate 75Retail Management (less than one year) Certificate 76Retail Management Certificate 76Veterinary Assistant Certificate 77Welding Certificate (less than one year) 77
2013-2014Academic CatalogBlue Mountain Community CollegeWebsite: www.bluecc.eduCENTERS IN DISTRICTBMCC BAKER COUNTY3275 Baker StreetBaker City, OR 97814Phone: 541-523-9127Fax: 541-523-9128Email: [email protected] HERMISTON975 S.E. Columbia DriveHermiston, OR 97838Phone: 541-567-1800Fax: 541-289-2876Email: [email protected] MILTON-FREEWATER311 N. ColumbiaMilton-Freewater, OR 97862Phone: 541-938-7176Fax: 541-938-3763Email: [email protected] NORTH MORROW COUNTYP.O. Box 939 / 300 N.E. Front StreetBoardman, OR 97818Phone: 541-481-2099Fax: 541-481-3990Email: [email protected] SOUTH MORROW COUNTYP.O. Box 21Ione, OR 97843Phone: 541-422-7040Email: [email protected] PENDLETONP.O. Box 100 / 2411 N.W. Carden AvenuePendleton, OR 97801Phone: 541-276-1260Fax: 541-278-5871Email: [email protected] OUT OF DISTRICT CENTER (COD)BMCC GRANT COUNTY835-B S. Canyon Blvd.John Day, OR 97845Phone: 541-575-1550Fax: 541-575-2920Email: [email protected] CONTACTSSection 504 Coordinator - P.O. Box 100 - Pendleton, OR 97801 - 541-278-5931Title II - Director of College Preparatory Programs - P.O. Box 100 - Pendleton, OR 97801 - 541-278-5795Title IX - Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management - P.O. Box 100 - Pendleton, OR 97801 - 541-278-5774Blue Mountain Community College is accredited by theNorthwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.For the most recent updates to this catalog, please view online at www.bluecc.edu.If you would like a printed copy of this catalog, please call 541-278-5759 or email [email protected] THIS CATALOG - The information contained in the current BMCC Academic Catalog and quarterly Schedule of Classes reflectsan accurate picture of BMCC at the time of publication. However, conditions can and do change. Therefore, the college reserves the rightto make any necessary changes in the matters discussed herein, including procedures, policies, calendar, curriculum, course content,emphasis, and cost. Students enrolling in BMCC classes are subject to rules, limits and conditions set forth in the current AcademicCatalog; Schedule of Classes; Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other official publications of the college.BMCC is an equal opportunity educator and employer.2013-2014 Academic Catalog - Page 1
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION.3PRESIDENT’S WELCOME.3VISION STATEMENT.3MISSION STATEMENT.3STRATEGIC PLAN AND GOALS.3GETTING STARTED.4DEGREES AND PROGRAMS OFFERED.6ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS.6DISTANCE EDUCATION.6WELCOME TO BMCC.8OUR HISTORY.8LIVING IN EASTERN OREGON.8OUR LOCATIONS.9BMCC Pendleton.9BMCC Baker County. 10BMCC Hermiston. 10BMCC South Morrow County. 10BMCC North Morrow County. 11BMCC Milton-Freewater. 11BMCC Grant County. 11STUDENT INFORMATION. 12STUDENTS’ RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. 12Student Right-to-Know Information. 12Statement of Non-Discrimination and Grievance . 12Special Needs Contact. 12Drug and Alcohol Statement. 12Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. 12Solomon Amendment Disclosure. 13Student Records. 13Transcripts. 13Social Security Number. 14GENERAL INFORMATION. 14ADMISSION POLICIES. 14OREGON RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS. 15ADMISSIONS PROCEDURES. 16Degree and Certificate Program Admissions. 16International Admissions. 16Non-Degree Admissions. 17Placement Assessment. 17Immunizations. 18Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General EducationalDevelopment (GED) Admissions. 18REGISTRATION INFORMATION. 18Degree-Seeking Students. 18First Term Experience Course. 18Non-Degree Seeking Students. 18Priority Registration. 18Course Numbers. 19Credits. 19Attendance. 19Auditing Classes. 19Dropping/Withdrawing from Classes. 19Waitlisted Courses. 19Withdrawal from College. 19Withdrawal for Military Duty. 20ACADEMIC INFORMATION. 20Grading System. 20Enrollment Status. 21Audit Policy. 21Grade Changes. 21Grade Appeal Process. 21Grade Point Average (GPA) Renewal Policy. 22Final Examinations. 22Page 2 - 2013-2014 Academic CatalogAcademic Achievement Recognition. 22Institutional Academic Progress. 23Prior Learning Certification. 23Transfer Credits. 24Appeal of Graduation Requirements. 24Graduation. 25College Costs. 26Paying Tuition. 28Tuition Refund Policy. 28Financial Assistance. 28Federal and State Aid. 28Other Financial Assistance. 29Military Educational Benefits. 29Oregon Veterans Tuition Assistance. 30BMCC Military Tuition Waivers. 31SERVICES AND PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS. 32ACADEMIC SERVICES. 32Testing Services. 32Academic Advising. 32Bookstore. 32Copy Center. 32Student Union Cafeteria. 32Library. 32Services for Students with Disabilities. 33Tutoring Program. 33TRiO Student Support Services. 33CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES. 34COLLEGE PREPARATORY PROGRAMS. 35Adult Basic Education (ABE). 35General Educational Development (GED). 35English as a Second Language (ESL). 35EL Civics. 35College Preparation Courses. 35JOBS Program. 35OTHER PROGRAMS. 36Community Education. 36Continuing Education. 36Business Partnerships. 36High School Partnerships. 37Inter-College Partnerships. 37Eastern Promise. 37Articulated Degree Programs. 37CAREER PATHWAYS. 39DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES. 40Statement of Student Outcomes. 40Transfer Options. 40Degree and Certificate Options. 40DEGREE CHECKLISTS. 42Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree. 42Associate of Science Degree. 43Oregon Transfer Module . 44Associate of General Studies Degree. 45Associate of Applied Science Degrees. 46CERTIFICATE AND DEGREE DETAIL LISTING. 47TRANSFER COURSE LIST. 78MATH & WRITING PROGRESSION CHARTS. 83COURSE DESCRIPTIONS. 84BMCC BOARDS AND PERSONNEL.133GLOSSARY.143BMCC CAMPUS MAPS.149BMCC PHONE DIRECTORY.157ACADEMIC CALENDAR.158DEGREE INDEX. Inside Back Cover
INTRODUCTIONPresident’s Welcome.On behalf of the faculty and staff, it is my pleasure to welcome you to theBMCC family. Whether you are joining us for college preparation, collegetransfer, professional or technical training, for assistance with workforcedevelopment or self-improvement and personal growth, we are excited tobe able to help you achieve your goals. You are joining us at an exciting timeat BMCC as we launch many new programs to meet the workforce demandsof area employers and provide exciting new career opportunities. In theFall Quarter, the college will debut its Precision Agriculture and VeterinaryAssistant programs, the first of many new offerings we are currentlydeveloping.To help you achieve your goals, BMCC offers an extensive advising programto help you prepare for college life and to chart a course to accomplishingyour educational objectives. We recognize that education is an expensiveinvestment. BMCC provides assistance in identifying financial aid optionsincluding scholarships and student loan programs to help you afford youreducational experience. Please take advantage of these services and schedulean appointment with an advisor as soon as possible; it will greatly improve thequality 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 enrichyour student experience and bring you into closer contact with your fellowstudents and community.In the coming school year, I look forward to meeting you and helping makeyour experience at BMCC educationally and personally rewarding.Camille PreusPresidentBlue Mountain Community College(541)[email protected] StatementBlue Mountain Community College will be the leading educational and training institution in eastern Oregon.Mission StatementBlue Mountain Community College will realize its vision byproviding high-quality programs for college preparation, collegetransfer, professional/technical training, workforce development,and self-improvement that will strengthen the economy andprovide opportunities for personal and professional growth.The college provides dynamic and innovative programs anddelivery methods in response to the changing needs of our customers; the students, businesses, industries and communities ofeastern Oregon.Strategic Plans and GoalsThe Blue Mountain Community College Board of Educationreviews the 2004-2014 strategic plan on an annual basis and willaccomplish 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 recruiting2013-2014 Academic Catalog - Page 3
Getting Started @ BMCCThere’s no better time than now to be a BMCC Timberwolf!Non-Degree Seeking StudentsStudents interested only in registering for a class or two and not intent upon earning a certificate or degree from BMCCcan 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 StudentsNew 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 years1. ApplyNew students must submit an Application for Admission form and submit a 25 non-refundable application fee at thetime of application. Applications will not be processed without the fee. The application DEADLINE is the Friday at 5pmtwo 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, 2014Applications are available online at www.bluecc.edu, “forms for students” or can be requested by visiting any BMCClocation. Submit completed forms to any BMCC location or by mail to BMCC, PO Box 100, Pendleton, OR 97801.2. Placement AssessmentPlacement information is required for all students taking credit classes. See BMCC’s Placement Assessment & Testingwebpage for more information.Students with documented disabilities needing accommodation for testing should contact the Testing and Advising officeprior to scheduling the placement tests.3. Attend New Student OrientationRegister for to attend “New Student Orientation”. Students will be sent a New Student Orientation and Advising Requestform once the Admissions Application has been processed by BMCC’s Admissions Office. Please complete and submit thisform to any BMCC location.While at New Student Orientation students will complete the Advising and Registration steps, below:AdvisingAdvising is required for EACH TERM for all certificate/degree-seeking students; non certificate/degree-seekingstudents are not required to attend an advising session but are welcome to do so. See BMCC›s Advising webpagefor helpful hints to get started. Please contact the BMCC Testing and Advising Office (541-278-5931) withquestions.RegistrationCertificate/Degree Seeking Students: Summer term registration will be available beginning May 20th. Fall termregistration will be available beginning June 3rd.Students can register either online or in person at any BMCC campus, once application, testing and advising (asapplicable) are complete. Summer term classes begin June 24, 2013. Fall term classes begin September 30, 2013.Page 4 - 2013-2014 Academic Catalog
Getting Started @ BMCCThere’s no better time than now to be a BMCC Timberwolf!Additional StepsApply for financial aid and scholarships, now. See BMCC’s Financial Assistance page for federal financial aid informationand scholarship opportunities.Get ahead of the game. BMCC provides several electronic accounts for student use. Learn all about student accounts andhow 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! Studentsmay pay online via their WolfWeb account, call the BMCC Service Center at (541) 278-5759 to pay with a credit or debitcard 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 abook voucher.NOTES:2013-2014 Academic Catalog - Page 5
Website: www.bluecc.edu CENTERS IN DISTRICT BMCC BAKER COUNTY 3275 Baker Street Baker City, OR 97814 Phone: 541-523-9127 Fax: 541-523-9128 Email: [email protected] BMCC HERMISTON 975 S.E. Columbia Drive Hermiston, OR 97838 Phone: 541-567-1800 Fax: 541-289-2876 Email: [email protected] BMCC MILTON-FREEWATER 311 N. Columbia Milton .