There is no accelarated degree program at Orange Coast College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Orange Coast College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Orange Coast College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Orange Coast College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
|Accelerated Degree Program||X|
|Transfer Credits Accepted||√|
|AP Credit Accepted||√|
|IB Credits Accepted||Unknown|
|Summer Classes Available||√|
|New Student Orientation||√|
Reminder: Orange Coast College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Orange Coast College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Orange Coast College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Orange Coast College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Orange Coast College.
Student Designed Majors
Orange Coast College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Orange Coast College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Orange Coast College
Orange Coast College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Orange Coast College offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Orange Coast College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Orange Coast College 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.
✅ Orange Coast College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
🟨 Orange Coast College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Orange Coast College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
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 Orange Coast College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Orange Coast College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Orange Coast College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
To learn more about Orange Coast College, choose from the options below:
Visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about Orange Coast College.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.