What is General Education?

What is General Education?

Students attend classes, on one of OCTCs four campuses, aimed for transferring to a 4-year university Students assume tuition costs associated with transfer courses and can receive both college and high school credit for their work. Programs are open to juniors and seniors who must provide their own transportation and are responsible for books and supplies.

Courses Available

Owensboro Community and Technical College provides students a core foundation if they wish to transfer to a four-year university or they can acquire the skills necessary to enter the workforce. Within the Transfer Framework Agreement, all 60 hours taken to complete an Associate in Arts or an Associate in Science are guaranteed to transfer to any Kentucky public institution.

High school students may also be eligible to complete courses toward other Academic Programs of Study. All students must meet required Placement Guidelines for admission into certain courses and programs.

*For how individual courses will transfer to the institution of your choice, please contact the transfer institutions admissions department.

Student Eligibility

  • Students must meet or exceed placement guidelines found here: http://owensboro.kctcs.edu/Admissions/Placement_Testing.aspxfor their respective program above.
  • Annually, students must complete an OCTC application, provide placement scores, send an updated transcript from his/her high school, and meet with your high school's admissions navigator to schedule for classes.
  • Student must be a high school junior or senior and work with his/her high school to earn permission to enroll.
  • Supplying above information does not guarantee students admission into Owensboro Community and Technical College or the students program of choice as some programs and courses have limited admission. Meeting with your high school's admissions navigator early will help students get the first pick of programs and classes. Registration begins April 15 for Fall semesters and October 15 for Spring semesters.

Contact your high schools admissions navigator (http://owensboro.kctcs.edu/Academics/Discover_College/Contacts.aspx) to set up an appointment and get started today!