Residency Requirements for a Degree or Certificate
Certain residency hours are required for a student to earn a degree or certificate
from Oklahoma City Community College. Students applying for an Associate of Science
or Associate of Arts degree must earn a minimum of 15 credit hours, which are clearly
applicable to the degree at this college. Students applying for an Associate of Applied
Science degree must earn a minimum of 15 credit hours at the college that are clearly
applicable to the degree at this college or have been approved by an advisor. Students
wishing to earn a certificate are required to earn at least 4 hours of a 15-hour (or
less) program, 9 hours of a 16- to 36-hour program or 12 hours of a 37- to 49-hour
program at Oklahoma City Community College.
Although credit hours earned as advanced standing are encouraged as a means for meeting
degree requirements, they are excluded when calculating resident credit hours.