Office of Degree Completion
The Office of Degree Completion (ODC) promotes the mission and philosophy of The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College and serves as a 21st century platform of education to help students develop their skills for success in college, careers and community.
Through the Applied Bachelor Programs, ODC strives to develop and disseminate standards of practice, research-based instruction and inclusion of emergent technologies to increase educational attainment, upward mobility and professional opportunities.
Advisors in ODC assist students to:
- Maintain curriculum standards that enable learners to develop critical thinking, leadership, team-building, technological, and communication skills
- Provide career pathways for students with diverse career/technical, academic, linguistic, cultural, and economic backgrounds through academic and professional programs (i.e. workforce/career education, applied technologies, and general education programs)
- Select a cohesive list of courses that enables students to learn a specialized curriculum and attain a bachelor’s degree in the process