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 directdegree@tulsacc.edu 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.