Multnomah University

General Education

Are you lacking the 48 needed credits to start a cohort? Multnomah offers alternative ways for students to achieve needed credits before joining a cohort and starting a program major. Students transferring at least 24 semester hours of credit can apply as a Pre-DCP Cohort student and use a variety of options to achieve credit.

You can complete these credits through the following options:

Credit by Examination

A maximum of 30 semester hours of credit can be transferred through the following options:

Online Education

Students may use online courses for general education requirements and electives. All online courses are offered in conjunction with the Consortium of Online Christian Colleges (COCC).

  • Multiple start-dates throughout the year
  • Classes are asynchronous (you do not need to be online at a certain time)
  • Interact with classmates and instructors through forums and e-mail
  • Work at your own pace to meet each deadline
  • Courses last between 6-12 weeks depending on the start date

Questions? Contact the Degree Completion Office for further information.

Bridge Courses

General education and elective requirements can be met with five-week, modular, evening courses offered on campus. New courses are available at five-week intervals.

  • Courses follow the same format as the DCP courses
  • Each course offered about once a year
  • Cohort model of 10-20 students
  • Meet general education and/or elective credit requirements
  • Classes generally rotate between Tuesdays evenings or Saturday mornings

Download Bridge Schedule:

2015 Bridge Schedule