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Charter Oak State College

Research Charter Oak State College in New Britain, Connecticut. Learn about its admissions info, degree programs, and financial aid to make an informed education decision.

About Charter Oak State College

Charter Oak State College is an online public college that is part of the Connecticut State System of Higher Education. The school is dedicated to offering a variety of affordable and diverse program options for adult learners seeking a degree or certificate. Charter Oak also offers more than 300 online courses that can be taken without enrolling.

Charter Oak offers four undergraduate degrees in general studies as well as Bachelor of Science programs in cyber security, health information management, and health care administration. There are 14 concentration options for the general studies bachelor's degree program, including business administration, criminal justice, psychology, and information systems studies. Short certificate programs are also available in fields ranging from land surveying and infant-toddler care to health insurance customer service. All online students have access to a variety of student services that include an online library, free tutoring services, academic advisors, and a virtual student lounge.

Applicants are required to have earned at least nine credits prior to enrolling, but there are a variety of ways to meet this requirement at Charter Oak. This online school not only accepts transfer credits from other colleges and universities, but it also awards credits for standardized tests (such as the CLEP and DSST), credential and portfolio evaluations, military training, and other training programs approved by the Connecticut Credit Assessment Program.

Why Charter Oak State College?

  • Accredited Institution
  • Convenient Online Programs
  • Accelerated Learning
  • Affordable
  • Career-Driven Program Options

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to Charter Oak State College must be at least 16 years old and have earned at least nine college-level credits. Some programs have additional requirements.

Student Testimonials

'Charter Oak proved to be an outstanding choice. The courses were taught by highly-qualified professionals who held students to high academic standards.'

Lisa Vincent, Charter Oak Graduate

'My degrees open up doors for me professionally, but my education and educational experience with Charter Oak gives me the confidence to walk through those doors and be successful.'

Trudi Lebron, Charter Oak Graduate

'The variety of ways to complete a degree (at Charter Oak) is among industry leaders, if not the best, out there. Being regionally-accredited is a must. It also seemed like every time I called an advisor for help, they either answered my call or called back the same day.'

Dave Peterson, Charter Oak Graduate

'The two primary reasons I chose Charter Oak over other colleges was because of the courses offered and the responsiveness of the staff. Charter Oak was a perfectly sized institution; not so small that course offerings were limited, and not so big that you couldn't talk to a real human being when you called…it is 'right sized,' allowing professors, counselors, and staff to know their students and help them through challenging circumstances.'

Harry Chichester, Charter Oak Graduate

Earn Credit

You can transfer credit from any of the following Study.com courses towards your Charter Oak State College undergraduate degree. Click to view the courses in each subject area.

Study.com Course Code & Name Charter Oak State College Course Code & Name Credits
Accounting 101: Financial Accounting ACC 101 : Financial Accouning 3
Accounting 102: Intro to Managerial Accounting ACC 102 : Managerial Accounting 3
Accounting 201: Intermediate Accounting I (Accounting Elective) 3
Accounting 202: Intermediate Accounting II (Accounting Elective) 3
Accounting 301: Applied Managerial Accounting (Accounting Elective) 3
Accounting 302: Advanced Accounting (Accounting Elective) 3
Accounting 303: Cost Accounting (Accounting Elective) 3
Business 100: Intro to Business (Business Elective) 3
Business 101: Principles of Management MGT 101 : Management 3
Business 102: Principles of Marketing MKT 220 : Marketing 3
Business 103: Introductory Business Law BUS 120 : Business Law 3
Business 104: Information Systems and Computer Applications ITE 102 : Computer Science 3
Business 105: Labor Relations MGT 425 : Union & Labor Relations 3
Business 106: Human Resource Management HRM 310 : Human Resource Management 3
Business 107: Organizational Behavior MGT 315 : Organizational Behavior 3
Business 108: Business Ethics (Business Elective) 3
Business 109: Intro to Computing (Information Technology Elective) 3
Business 110: Business Math (Business Elective) 3
Business 111: Principles of Supervision (Business Elective) 3
Business 113: Business Communication (Business Elective) 3
Business 120: International Business BUS 250 : International Business 3
Business 121: Introduction to Entrepreneurship MGT 350 : Entrepreneurship 3
Business 202: Introduction to E-Commerce MKT 250 : E-Commerce 3
Business 203: Introduction to Retail Merchandising (Businesss Elective) 3
Business 209: Mentoring & Leadership Development in the Workplace (Business Elective) 3
Business 302: Foundations of Leadership MGT 450 : Leadership Practices 3
Business 303: Management Information Systems ITE 101 : Management Info Systems 3
Business 304: Leading Organizational Change MGT 327 : Organizational Change 3
Business 305: Leadership Communication (Businesss Elective) 3
Business 306: Strategic Human Resources Management HRM 310 : Human Resource Management 3
Business 307: Leadership & Organizational Behavior MGT 315 : Organizational Behavior 3
Business 308: Globalization & International Management MKT 310 : International Marketing 3
Business 309: Digital Marketing & Advertising (Marketing Elective) 3
Business 310: Advanced Business Ethics PHL 485 : Business Ethics & Individual Values 3
Business 311: Project Management MGT 460 : Fund of Project Management 3
Business 312: Advanced Operations Management MGT 370 : Operations Management 3
Business 313: Organizational Communication COM 326 : Organizational Communication 3
Business 314: Employment Law HRM 312 : Employment Law 3
Business 315: Logistics & Supply Chain Management MGT 371 : Logistics & Supply Chain Management 3
Business 318: Management Ethics (Businesss Ethics Elective) 3
Business 319: Negotiations & Conflict Management (Management Elective) 3
Business 321: Small Business Management BUS 360 : Small Business Management 3
Business 323: Organizational Theory MGT 326 : Organizational Theory 3
Business 324: Managerial Communication (Businesss Elective) 3
Business 325: Union & Labor Relations MGT 425 : Union & Labor Relations 3
Business 327: Retail Strategy (Businesss Elective) 3
Communications 101: Public Speaking COM 101 : Speech 3
Communications 102: Interpersonal Communication (Communications Elective) 3
Communications 120: Presentation Skills in the Workplace (Business Elective) 3
Communications 301: Diversity and Intercultural Communication (Communication Elective) 3
Economics 101: Principles of Microeconomics ECO 104 : Microeconomics 3
Economics 102: Macroeconomics ECO 103 : Macroeconomics 3
Finance 101: Principles of Finance (Finance Elective) 3
Finance 102: Personal Finance 3
Finance 104: Financial Management FIN 210 : Financial Management 3
Finance 301: Corporate Finance (Finance Elective) 3
Finance 302: International Finance (Finance Elective) 3
Finance 303: Financial Institutions & Markets (Finance Elective) 3
Finance 304: Security Analysis & Portfolio Management (Finance Elective) 3
Finance 306: Small Business Finance MGT 352 : Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures 3
Health 301: Ethical & Legal Issues in Healthcare HCA 301 : Contemporary Ethical Issues in HCA 3
Hospitality 101: Introduction to Hospitality (Elective) 3
Hospitality 105: Introduction to the Tourism & Travel Industry (Elective) 3
Hospitality 301: Hospitality Marketing (Elective) 3
Hospitality 304: Hotel & Lodging Management & Operations (Elective) 2
Hospitality 309: Food & Beverage Service & Operations (Elective) 3
Marketing 301: Marketing Research (Marketing Elective) 3
Marketing 302: Consumer Behavior (Marketing Elective) 3
Marketing 303: Global Marketing MKT 310 : International Marketing 3
Marketing 306: Principles of Selling (Marketing Elective) 3
Marketing 308: Applied Marketing (Marketing Elective) 3
Study.com Course Code & Name Charter Oak State College Course Code & Name Credits
Computer Science 102: Fundamentals of Information Technology (Computers Elective) 3
Computer Science 103: Computer Concepts & Applications (Computers Elective) 3
Computer Science 105: Introduction to Operating Systems (Information Technology Elective) 3
Computer Science 111: Programming in C (Information Technology Elective) 3
Computer Science 112: Programming in C++ (Information Technology Elective) 3
Computer Science 115: Programming in Java (Information Technology Elective) 3
Computer Science 202: Network and System Security ITE 220 : Networking & Data Communications 3
Computer Science 302: Systems Analysis & Design ITE 330 : Systems Analysis & Design 3
Computer Science 303: Database Management ITE 430 : Database Mgmt & Design 3
Computer Science 305: Operating Systems (Information Technology Elective) 3
Computer Science 306: Computer Architecture (Information Technology Elective) 3
Study.com Course Code & Name Charter Oak State College Course Code & Name Credits
English 101: English Literature ENG 205 : British Literature 1 3
English 102: American Literature ENG 209 : Survey of American Literature 3
English 103: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature ENG 202 : Survey of Literature 3
English 104: College Composition I ENG 101 : English Composition 1 3
English 105: College Composition II ENG 102 : English Composition 2 3
English 305: Advanced Technical Writing (Writing Elective) 3
English 310: Short Stories ENG 304 : American Short Story 3
Study.com Course Code & Name Charter Oak State College Course Code & Name Credits
Spanish 101: Beginning Spanish SPA 101 : Spanish 1 3
Spanish 102: Intermediate Spanish SPA 102 : Spanish 2 2
Spanish 105: Spanish for the Workplace SPA 100 : Spanish for Workplace 3
Study.com Course Code & Name Charter Oak State College Course Code & Name Credits
History 100: Western Civilization from Prehistory to Post-WWII (History Elective) 3
History 101: Western Civilization I HIS 121 : Western Civilization I 3
History 102: Western Civilization II HIS 122 : Western Civilization II 3
History 103: US History I HIS 101 : US History I 3
History 104: US History II HIS 102 : US History II 3
History 105: US History from Settlement to Present Day (History Elective) 3
History 106: The Civil War and Reconstruction 3
History 108: History of the Vietnam War 3
History 306: The American Civil War Era (History Elective) 3
History 307: American Civil Rights Movement (History Elective) 3
History 308: Causes and Effects of the Vietnam War (History Elective) 3
History 309: War & American Society (History Elective) 3
History 311: The Holocaust & World War II (History Elective) 3
Study.com Course Code & Name Charter Oak State College Course Code & Name Credits
Art 103: History of Western Art I (Fine Arts Elective) 3
Art 104: History of Western Art II (Fine Arts Elective) 3
Humanities 101: Intro to the Humanities (Fine Arts Elective) 3
Philosophy 101: Intro to Philosophy (Philosophy Elective) 3
Philosophy 102: Ethics in America PHL 210 : Ethics in America 3
Philosophy 103: Ethics - Theory & Practice (Philosophy Elective) 3
Religion 101: Intro to World Religions (Religion Elective) 3
Study.com Course Code & Name Charter Oak State College Course Code & Name Credits
Education 211: Teaching Elementary Math (Education Elective) 3
Geometry 101: Intro to Geometry (Math Elective) 3
Math 101: College Algebra MAT 100 : Elementary Algebra (Math Elective) 3
Math 102: College Mathematics MAT 106 3
Math 103: Precalculus MAT 121 : Precalculus 3
Math 104: Calculus MAT 152 : Calculus 4
Math 105: Precalculus Algebra MAT 103 : College Algebra 3
Math 107: Quantitative Literacy MAT 101 : Contemporary Math 2
Math 108: Discrete Mathematics (Math Elective) 3
Statistics 101: Principles of Statistics MAT 105 : Statistics 3
Study.com Course Code & Name Charter Oak State College Course Code & Name Credits
Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology PSY 101 : Psychology 3
Psychology 102: Educational Psychology (Psychology Elective) 3
Psychology 103: Human Growth and Development PSY 204 3
Psychology 104: Social Psychology PSY 321 : Social Psychology 3
Psychology 105: Research Methods in Psychology PSY 410 : Research Methods for Behav Sciences 3
Psychology 106: Abnormal Psychology PSY 336 : Abnormal Psychology 3
Psychology 107: Life Span Developmental Psychology PSY 236 : Lifespan Developmental Psychology 3
Psychology 108: Psychology of Adulthood and Aging (Psychology Elective) 3
Psychology 301: Industrial/Organizational Psychology PSY 306 : Industrial/Org Psychology 3
Psychology 302: Cognitive Psychology PSY 320 : Cognitive Psychology 3
Psychology 306: Advanced Abnormal Psychology PSY 336 : Abnormal Psychology 3
Psychology 310: Psychology of Personality PSY 334 : Psychology of Personality 3
Psychology 311: Physiological Psychology PSY 450 : Introduction to Neuropsychology 3
Psychology 312: History and Systems of Psychology PSY 490 : History/Systems of Psychology 3
Psychology 315: Psychology of Motivation (Psychology Elective) 3
Psychology 316: Advanced Social Psychology PSY 321 : Social Psychology 3
Study.com Course Code & Name Charter Oak State College Course Code & Name Credits
Biology 101: Intro to Biology BIO 110 : Biology 1 (no lab) 3
Biology 101L: Intro to Biology with Lab BIO 110 : Biology 1 (with Lab) 4
Biology 102: Basic Genetics BIO 120 : Genetics (no lab) 3
Biology 103: Microbiology (Biology Elective) 3
Biology 105: Anatomy & Physiology BIO 212 : Anatomy & Physiology 3
Biology 106: Pathophysiology BIO 215 : Pathophysiology 3
Chemistry 101: General Chemistry CHE 101 : Intro to Chemistry 3
Earth Science 101: Earth Science ESC 111 : Earth Science 3
Earth Science 104: Intro to Meteorology (Earth Science Elective)
Environmental Science 101: Environment and Humanity SCI 201 : Environmental Science 3
Genetics 101: Intro to Genetics BIO 120 : Genetics (no lab) 3
Geology 101: Physical Geology (Science Elective (no lab)) 3
Health 101: Principles of Health (Health Elective) 3
Health 103: Medical Terminology HCA 105 : Medical Terminology 2
Health 302: Health Services Policy (Health Care Admin Elective) 3
Health 303: Healthcare Organization & Management HCA 300 3
Health 305: Healthcare Finance & Budgeting HCA 210 3
Health 307: Healthcare Delivery Systems HCA 101 : Health Care Systems and Admin 3
Health 308: Healthcare Quality & Outcome Measurement HCA 201 : HC Quality Concepts & Principles 3
Health 309: Healthcare Informatics HIM 115 : Principles of Health Informatics Management 3
Health 310: Human Resource Management in Healthcare (Health Care Admin Elective) 3
Nursing 301: Nursing Informatics (Nursing Elective) 3
Nutrition 101: Science of Nutrition BIO 105 : Nutrition 3
Physics 101: Intro to Physics (Physics Elective) 3
Physics 111: Physics I (Physics Elective) 3
Physics 112: Physics II (Physics Elective) 3
Science 101: Intro to Natural Sciences (Science Elective) 3
Science 102: Principles of Physical Science (Science Elective) 3
Study.com Course Code & Name Charter Oak State College Course Code & Name Credits
Criminal Justice 101: Intro to Criminal Justice CRJ 101 : Criminal Justice 3
Criminal Justice 104: Introduction to Criminology CRJ 215 : Criminology 3
Criminal Justice 106: Forensic Science (Criminal Justice Elective) 3
Criminal Justice 107: Criminal Law PLG 211 : Criminal Law 3
Criminal Justice 301: White Collar Crime (Criminal Justice Elective) 3
Criminal Justice 305: The Juvenile Justice System (Criminal Justice Elective) 3
Criminal Justice 306: Research Methods in Criminal Justice CRJ322 3
Criminal Justice 381: Victimology CRJ 335 : Victimology 3
Education 101: Foundations of Education (Education Elective) 3
Education 103: Classroom Management (Education Elective) 3
Education 104: Differentiated Instruction (Education Elective) 3
Education 105: Special Education History & Law (Paralegal Elective) 3
Education 106: Introduction to Early Childhood Education ECE 101 : Intro to Early Childhood Education 3
Education 210: Technology in the Classroom EDT 310 : Ed Technology in Classroom 3
Geography 101: Human & Cultural Geography GEO 220 : Human Geography 3
Library Science 101: Information Literacy ITE 100 : Computer Literacy 3
Political Science 101: Intro to Political Science (Political Science Elective) 3
Political Science 102: American Government POL 150 : American Government 3
Political Science 103: Comparative Politics (Political Science Elective) 3
Social Science 108: Ethics in the Social Sciences (Ethics Elective) 3
Sociology 101: Intro to Sociology SOC 101 : Sociology 3
Sociology 103: Foundations of Gerontology (Sociology Elective) 3
Sociology 305: Sociology of Work SOC 449 : Social Problems: Impact on Workplace 3

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