Business Department

Business Programs at Central Oregon Community College

COCC's Business department offers students a world of opportunities.

Business Administration Department offers 8 Programs of study, including 6 Certificates of Completion, 5 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Business specialization Degrees, and an Associate of Science Oregon Transfer (ASOT) Business emphasis Degree. 

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Business Administrtion with specializations in Accounting, Management, Retail Operations Management and Small Business Entrepreneurship.
  • Certificates in Accounting Clerk, Entrepreneurship, Ground Transportation, Marketing Communication, Office Assistant, and Retail Management.
  • Associate of Science Oregon Transfer (ASOT) degree.

Special experiences are available for the business student at COCC. Beginning Fall 2015 all Business Administration degrees and a few certificates have the option of using BA 280 Cooperative Work Experience as a business elective, if electives exist within the award.  Used as an end-of-program experience, the added-value experience tying education and work experience provides the opportunity to demonstrate to employers recently acquired skill sets and provides students with valuable work experience. Many students in positions with existing employers leverage this cooperative work experience into new positions with increased responsibilities moving them closer and closer to their ultimate career goals.

Associate of Science Oregon Transfer Degree   Business emphasis and transfer to...

   OSU-Cascades, Bend Oregon
   Linfield College, McMinnville Oregon
   Southern Oregon University, Ashland Oregon
   Portland State University, Portland Oregon
   Eastern Oregon University, La Grande Oregon
   University of Oregon, Eugene Oregon


For additional information contact specialized faculty or administrative assistant:

Scott Hays - Accounting 541.383.7715 
James Ellis - Applied Accounting & Retailing 541.383.7718
Michael Hansen -  Marketing & Business Communications 541.383.7712
Vaughan Briggs - Finance & Entrepreneurship 541.504.2981
Theresa Freihoefer - Management & Small Business Entrepreneurship 541.383.7734                        
Linda Andrus - Administrative Assistant 541.383.7710


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