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OJC Academics

OJC accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, OJC has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

OJC offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No No Current Info
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: OJC may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At OJC?

OJC has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirementor a math or science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math No
Science No
Computer No

Reminder: Check with OJC directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at OJC

When choosing a major, OJC students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at OJC.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

OJC does not require students to complete a senior project.


Frequently Asked Questions About Otero Junior College


Does OJC Offer Learning Disability Services?

❌ OJC does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does OJC Offer Online Classes?

✅ OJC has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does OJC Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ OJC offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does OJC Have An Honors Program?

✅ OJC offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does OJC Require Internships?

✅ OJC does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Otero Junior College


Otero Junior College Library

The main library on campus is the Wheeler Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at OJC

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

For more information on possible dual degree options at OJC, contact the university directly.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does OJC have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

OJC does not have any ROTC programs.

Keep Reading About OJC

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Overview

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OJC Majors & Subject Areas

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,449

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

??%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,452

Out-of-State

$4,601

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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