High School Transition Program

This summer at Oregon Tech high school students have the opportunity to explore their interests in STEM fields with exciting classes at the Portland Metro campus in Wilsonville. Please note that classes will be fully remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact us to schedule an advising appointment via Zoom and to register for classes.

Registration opens on May 8th and classes begin on June 22nd, so act fast to make sure there are still seats remaining in the classes that interest you. Don't see a class that you want to take? Explore the full list of classes by using the course search tool. Remember that we can only extend the HST tuition discount to classes that are not highlighted as online.


Students wishing to enroll in HST courses must:

  1. Be classified as a high school student.
  2. Be at least 14 years of age.
  3. Enroll in 100 or 200* level on campus courses (online coursework is not encouraged).
  4. Meet the prerequisite requirements for desired courses. Prerequisites can be met through coursework or Placement Testing.
  5. Pass the placement test to register for courses in math or writing.

* 200 level WRI courses require Communication Department approval prior to registration.



High School Transition students can take up to eight credits per term at a reduced tuition rate of $25 per credit. Students who are eligible for free/reduced lunches at their high school are eligible to receive a tuition waiver. Eligible students must complete a Grant Waiver request. Please keep in mind, due to the reduced tuition there are no refunds for HST courses.

Pursue Your Goals

In Classes at Oregon Tech this summer that will help you get a head start in a wide variety of degree programs

June 22 - August 14

Introduction to Technology, Society, and Value (HUM 125)
Wednesdays 12:00 - 3:50 PM
3 credits
Students are introduced to the relationship of economic, policitcal, and social contexts to technological development with a focus on human values. 

Introduction to Flim (HUM 235)
Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00 - 3:20 PM
4 credits
Students are introduced to film history and appreciation. Students will engage with film across periods, genres, and national traditions to develop their understanding and analysis of the art of cinema. Film making techniques and the evolution of film culture are addressed.

Registration opens on May 8th! Contact Josh Jones to schedule an advising appointment and to register for classes. Don't see any classes that fit your schedule? Take a look at the academic calendar to see when next term starts!

Explore Your Interests

In classes that will introduce you to exciting, hands-on degree programs at Oregon Tech

Cybersecurity Fundamentals (CYB 201)
Wednesdays 2:00 - 4:50 PM
3 credits

Students are introduced to fundamental concepts used in Cybersecurity. Topics covered include: threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities; confidentiality, integrity, and availability; common cybersecurity technologies and tools; security architecture and design principles; identity and access management; risk management; and cryptography.
Introduction to PC Hardware and Software (MIS 145)
Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:50 PM
4 credits
An introduction to PC hardware and software that prepares students as an entry-level PC technician. The course covers topics including: PC system components, peripheral devices, data storage, networking, printing, mobile devices, operating system installation and management, file management, basic data security, and troubleshooting process.

Josh Jones

Josh Jones, Educational Partnership Coordinator

 Room 212