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Otero Junior College

La Junta, CO 2-Year Public
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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 Note
Accelerated Degree Program Unknown
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
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 are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math false
Science false
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 a senior project for all students.

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 Give AP Credit?

✅ 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.

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.

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


Does OJC have any ROTC programs?

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

OJC does not have any ROTC programs.

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