A year to explore
Taking a "gap year" at OCtech before going to a four-year college can help you decide. Explore different majors while earning college credits. Switch between programs without penalty and then transfer your credits to the college of your choice.
Wonder without risk
Save thousands of dollars on a year of freshman tuition.
You probably have an idea of what you want to do. At OCtech you can start your major to see if it really is the best fit.
Easily change majors without losing credits . It's a risk-free opportunity that saves you time and money.
30 Transferable Credit Hours
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"Our exceptional quality of instruction has helped us create lasting relationships with all of South Carolina's four-year colleges and universities, making transfer easy and seamless.
To learn more about Gap Year potential, complete the form below or contact me directly . Or you can apply today and talk with your advisor which majors you'd like to explore."
Dean of Arts and Science
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Explore the Courses
Below are the courses and type of credits you will earn during your Gap Year. General education courses are assigned according to major so you don’t take classes you don’t need.
Major Major Courses Business ACC101 Accounting Principles I
BUS101 Intro to Business
MGT101 Principles of Management
Computer Science CPT 101 Introduction to Computers
CPT 104 Introduction to Information Technology
CPT 114 Computers and Programming
Engineering EGR 112 Engineering Programming
EGR 130 Engineering Technology Applications and Programming
EET 113 Electrical Circuits I
EGT 152 Fundamentals of CAD
Law/Criminal Justice CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJ 115 Criminal Law I
CRJ 230 Criminal Investigations I
Medicine/Nursing AHS 104 Medical Vocabulary/Anatomy
EMS 110 Emergency Medical Technician
EMS 212 EMS Field Internship
AHS 106 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
AHS 163 Long-term Care
Teacher Education EDU 230 Schools in Communities
EDU 241 Learners and Diversity
EDU 270 Foundation in Early Childhood Education