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We are a passionate group made up of educators, learners, seekers and creators. We are driven by missions – not just majors, and believe everyone has an important significance to this world. You are wanted here – and great things are expected of you.

At OC, let’s explore, learn and grow together!

You are wanted at Oklahoma Christian! A college education is within your reach even while you are attending high school. When you enroll in one of OC’s dynamic online classes, you become part of a community of unique individuals who help each other thrive.

Associate of Science, General Studies Program

The Associate of Science degree (AS) from Oklahoma Christian University online partnership offers students a strong foundation in general education, empowering them to succeed now and in the future.

This program is a great option for high school students pursuing an early college education, recent high school graduates looking to continue their education, non-traditional students looking to earn their Associate degree, and those with full-time work schedules trying to improve their employment opportunities.

International students seeking to earn college credit from home can now do so with ease through this program. Participants complete coursework online, saving time and money while earning their Associate’s degree. Upon completion, students seamlessly transfer to the university for a smooth transition towards their bachelor’s degree.

WHAT WE OFFER

Support We provide a lot of support! Our classes have mentors and faculty available to answer questions, provide guidance and help students succeed in their courses.

Affordability
We offer highly affordable options, especially for non-traditional and high school students. Most of our students secure funding to cover their courses, making education accessible and attainable.

Mastery-Based Learning
We want students to master the materials. This approach encourages students to take ownership of their learning and promotes long-term retention of the material.

Transferability
Through our partners, students can not only earn their Associate degree but can transfer their earned credits to other schools to continue their education journey.

Flexibility
Online, self-directed education enables students to have complete control over when learning takes place.

International Students
Unlock global opportunities with our online Associate degree! Elevate your education from anywhere in the world. Flexible schedules, top-notch faculty and a world-class curriculum await. Enroll now!

OC ONLINE ASSOCIATE DEGREE COURSES

Students will explore the making and meaning of images through hands-on camera work, lectures, and discussion. Emphasis is placed on the development of creative expression and photography as a fine art medium. Topics include camera operation, use of light, image editing, formal aesthetics, historical perspectives, conceptual approaches, exhibition presentation, and a final portfolio.

This course surveys Western art and architecture from the Prehistoric through the Gothic periods. Focusing on important concepts and historical events within each culture, the chronological course examines art through artistic, political, religious, and social lenses.

This introductory course investigates principles of communication theories and how to use these theories in practical application. The course content encourages students to analyze, assess and evaluate communication principles. Students will develop skills and techniques essential to effective communication in settings that include; intrapersonal, interpersonal, small group and public speaking. Students will develop the ability to look at the big picture of human communicate and how it affects each individual’s perception, cultural traditions and human philosophy.

The study of interpersonal communication is the study of interaction between people. It is not only the conversation, but the psychology of relationships, problems, and situations and how they can be dealt with in an effective manner. This course is designed to study interpersonal communication from a descriptive as well as analytical point of view. The topics of interpersonal relationships include; cognitive psychology, self-concept, perception, emotions, verbal and nonverbal language, listening, intimacy, climate, and conflict will be discussed. Possible methods of enhancing interpersonal communication situations will be practiced through discussion, role-play, writing, critical evaluation, feedback and observance.

A general appreciation course designed to make music meaningful to the average listener. The relationship of rhythm, melody, harmony, and form will be demonstrated though selected recordings. The elements of music will be treated non-technically together with historical and biographical observations. Western art music will be discussed as well as music of other world cultures. Also, a general survey of folk and popular music will be provided.

This course introduces many major themes in biology, such as inheritance, diversity of life, growth and response of organisms, and flow of matter and energy through biological systems. Special emphasis is given on how this discipline influenced past, present, and future world issues. Students will learn to think critically, interpret data, evaluate information, communicate clearly, about life in the world around them.

This course introduces individuals to a variety of chemistry-related knowledge and experience and is designed to give non-majors a glimpse at chemistry and how it relates to the world around them. As a general education course, it relates chemistry to the real world experience and gives the student an opportunity to investigate chemical principles in their life. It gives the student a feeling for how scientists view problems and the systematic method by which they solve them. Discussion topics are chosen from physical, organic, and biological areas inside the chemistry field.

Introduction to Statistics is a first-semester course on the nature of statistical reasoning. Topics to be covered include descriptive statistics, sampling and data collection, basic probability, sampling distributions, and statistical inference (including 1- and 2-sample confidence intervals and hypothesis testing).

College Algebra is designed to prepare students for trigonometry and calculus. In this course students will study several types of functions including polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Additional topics may include graphing technology, sequences and series, conic sections, matrices, modeling, and the binomial theorem.

This course is designed to expose students from any area of study to the many functions of modern business. The course shows students how these functions exist in a changing society and the types of decisions which must be made within that environment. The importance of business in modern society is also emphasized throughout the course. In an introductory manner, the course covers topics such as entrepreneurship, economics, management, human resource management, marketing, and accounting.

This course will introduce personal and consumer financial concepts and give students basic tools to make sound financial decisions in today’s society based on economic trends and research. This is a practical course in personal money management consisting of financial planning including career choices, budgeting, planning for retirement, financing a home and automobile, and understanding consumer credit, taxes, insurance, and investments. Students will use basic math skills as well as read, write, and think critically.

This course provides a first experience with academic writing and/or a review of the basic components of writing, including grammar, usage, and punctuation. Students learn simple sentence construction and coordination leading to basic paragraph construction. Students learn to respond to written texts and prompts. The course prepares students to succeed in English 1010. Recommended for students scoring lower than 17 on the English section of the ACT.

This course emphasizes critical reading, writing, and thinking skills through writing-intensive workshops. It explores writing situations as a complex process focusing specifically on idea generation relative to audience and purpose, working through multiple drafts, peer collaboration, and revision, and it includes rhetorical analysis.

Students will build on the skills learned in ENGL 1010 in this intermediate writing course. ENGL 2010 is designed to improve students’ reading, writing, research, and critical thinking skills. The course will include expository, persuasive, and/or argumentative writing emphases. The course will require several research-oriented writing assignments.

This course is an introduction to literary forms, to close reading of literature, and to the terminology of literature. The emphasis is on fiction, poetry, and drama. The course will emphasize diverse literary traditions, historical time periods, diverse authors, careful reading, literary analysis, and thoughtful interpretation.

This course explores the history of the world from the earliest times into the 14th century. Emphasis is placed on the cultural and intellectual aspects of both Western and non-Western civilizations which established the foundations for their subsequent historical developments.

This course is designed to provide an introduction into American history from pre-contact Native American societies through the present day.

An introduction to the structure, function, and political dynamics of the major actors, ideas, and institutions within the American governmental system.

An introductory survey of general psychology theories and concepts with an emphasis on the scientific study of human behaviors and applications in daily life.

This course introduces students to the discipline of sociology and its unifying objective of linking broad cultural and institutional social forces to personal experiences and human behavior. Using sociological theories and research methods, an examination will be given to diverse sociological perspectives and topics such as culture, family, gender, ethnicity, crime, etc.

Religions provides a sociological exploration of major global belief systems, examining their origins, rituals, and societal impact. This course delves into Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, and Sikhism, analyzing how religious beliefs influence social structures, cultural practices, and individual behaviors. Students explore the dynamic relationship between religion and society, considering contemporary issues, global perspectives, and the challenges posed by religious pluralism. Through critical thinking exercises, comparative analysis, and cultural engagement, students gain insights into the complexities of religious diversity. This course equips students with valuable sociological perspectives to navigate the interplay of religions in shaping our interconnected world. Assessment methods include exams, research papers, group projects, and discussions, fostering a comprehensive understanding of the sociological dimensions of world religions.

Developmental Psychology explores human growth from infancy to adulthood, emphasizing biological, cognitive, and socioemotional influences. This course integrates major theories, empirical research, and real-world applications to examine key developmental milestones. Topics include prenatal development, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood transitions. Through exams, projects, and discussions, students apply psychological theories to practical scenarios. PSYC 2523 provides a comprehensive understanding of individual development, applicable across diverse fields such as education, counseling, and healthcare.

COURSE EQUIVALENCY GUIDE

Snow's Course SEU's Course OC's Equivalent
ART 1050-BasicPhotography ARTV 2023-Photography ARTS 3363 Photography I
ARTH 2710 - Art History Survey I ARTV 1503 - Survey of Western Art ARTS 3343 Ancient to Modern Art History
BIOL 1010: General Biology BIOL 1233 -Biology I BIOL 1013 Perspectives in Biology I
BUS 1010 - Introduction to Business BBUS 1003 - Introduction to Business Concepts BUSA 1103 Business Principles & Appilcations
BUS 1210 - Personal Finance FINC 1903 - Personal Finance FINC 3813 Personal Finance
CHEM 1010/1015 - Introductory Chemistry & Lab CHEM 1214 - Intro to Chemistry (Lecture &Lab) CHEM 1104 Introduction to Chemistry
COMM 1010 - Introduction to Communications COMM 2233 - Introduction to Communication COMM 1213 Oral Communication
COMM 2110 - Interpersonal Communication COMM 2083 - Interpersonal Communication COMM 3353 Interpersonal Communication
ENGL 1010 - Expository Composition ENGL 1133 - English Composition I ENGL 0120 Metacognivitive Writing Strategies
ENGL 2010 - Intermediate Research Writing ENGL 1233 - English Composition II ENGL 1113 English Composition I
ENGL 2200 - Introduction to Literature ENGL 2133 - Introduction to Literature ENGL 1213 English Composition II
HFST 1500 - Human Development PSYC 2333 - Developmental Psychology PSYC 2523 Developmental Psychology
HIST 1500 - Ancient World Civilization HIST 1033 - World Civilization to 1600 HIST 2823 World Civilization to 1500
HIST 1700 - American Civilization HIST 2123 - Critical Issues in American History HIST 2213 History of the US to 1877
MATH 1040 - Introduction to Statistics MATH 2023 - Intro to Probability and Statistics MATH 2913 Statistical Methods
MATH 1050 - College Algebra MATH 1213 - College Algebra MATH 1213 College Algebra
MUSC 1010 - Introduction to Music MUSC 1003 - Music Appreciation MUSC 2013 Music Appreciation
POLS 1100 - American National Government PPOL 2413 - United States Government POLS 2113 Our American Politics
PSY 1010 - General Psychology PSYC 1133 - Intro Psychology PSYC 1113 General Psychology
SOC 1010 - Introduction to Sociology SSCI 2133 - Intro to Sociology SOCI 1113 Introduction to Sociology

FAQ

A: No. The ACT is not a prerequisite to enroll.

A: Yes. Students can take breaks after each semester, if needed. Once you return, the credits you have earned can still be applied to your degree and you can pick up where you left off.

A: Many of our students earn a High School Diploma and an Associates Degree at the same time, however, every high school has different graduation requirements and policies governing the acceptance of college credits towards a high school diploma.

A: Students can take a max of 15 credits per semester. This is a mastery based program allowing students to add classes when the student is ready and has completed the coursework prior to the end of the semester. A typical college load would be 10-12 credits per semester.

A: No, but the courses are rigorous and students should be ready to handle complex topics and challenging course work. Students who are going into 9th grade will need approval via a written assessment prior to being admitted to the program.

A: Students can progress through the courses in any order. There may be some courses that will need a certain course completed prior to taking it.

A: Students are able to re-submit / retake most assignments, quizzes and tests as many times as needed to demonstrate mastery. However, some assignments do have limits on the number of times they can be completed. Please review the syllabus for each course to get specific details.

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Our program is for current high school students and beyond.

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