Direct Degree

Tulsa Community College offers busy working adults a new option to complete a college degree with focused, time-saving courses to fit your busy schedule. The blended format combines in-person and online learning for completion in two years.

Program Highlights

  • Focus on only two classes at a time
  • Accelerated curriculum in 8-week semesters
  • Academic and personal support
  • Free Math and English tutoring
  • Career and academic planning assistance
  • $500 textbook-only credit per year
  • Tuition is waived for summer coursework

Program Eligibility and Requirements

  • Reliable computer/internet access to successfully complete the program
  • Have earned no more than nine college credit hours
  • College ready means having no more than two outstanding developmental course needs
  • Students with two developmental course needs must agree to complete both of these requirements by the end of the 2020 summer semester
  • Agree to enroll in a Direct Degree approved associates degree program on a full-time basis, defined as a minimum of 6-credit hours each 8-week semester and maintain a 2.0 grade point average
  • Selected admission program-limited space available
  • Participate in the Direct Degree Summer Institute, a half-day orientation session, prior to the beginning of the fall semester
  • This is a gap funded program, you must complete and submit the FAFSA

Apply for Direct Degree

  1. Apply for Admission to TCC — once you apply, you will receive your TCC student ID (T-Number) and password.
  2. Apply for Direct Degree Requires your TCC ID (T-Number) and password to apply. Note: We are experiencing technical difficulties with our Direct Degree application in the browser Google Chrome. Please use another browser to apply. We apologize for the inconvenience.

For more information email or call (918) 595-2060.

Direct Degree Plans

Business Administration, A.S. (transfers to OSU)

Participants are required to attend courses offered at Northeast Campus on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30–8:20 p.m. Transfers to Oklahoma State University.

Year One
Business Administration
Fall 1 Fall 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer
ENGL 1113 ENGL 1213 CSCI 1203 PSYC 1113 BIOL 1383
MATH 1483 MATH 2523 HIST 1493 BUSN 1053 POLS 1113
Year Two
Business Administration
Fall 1 Fall 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer
GEOG 1043 COMM 1113 HUMN 2113 MGMT 2363 BUSN 2433 1
ECON 2013 ECON 2023 ACCT 2213 ACCT 2223 BIOL 1114 2

1 BUSN 2433 in 100% online.

2 BIOL 1114 lecture is online and lab is at TCC Northeast Campus.