Pathway 2 Degree Requirements
Birthingway’s Lactation Consultation Program is no longer accepting Pathway 2 applications and the Program will close in 2019. Please reference this section of our website for historical information only.
General Education Requirements
An official transcript from an approved college must be submitted to document the following coursework in the Liberal Arts and Sciences, with a grade of at least C/2.0. The Program Coordinator reviews the transcripts for appropriate transferable courses.
- 9 quarter credit hours of English Composition (cannot be Technical, Grant, or Creative writing)
- 15 quarter credit hours in any Humanities, Social Sciences, or Natural Sciences coursework
The above requirements are in quarter credit hours. Students transferring credits using other systems (units, clock hours, etc.) should contact the Lactation Program Coordinator for assistance in planning their program.
According to State of Oregon standards, liberal arts and sciences do not include “professional and vocational courses” such as:
- agriculture and forestry
- wildlife management
- architecture and design
- business and public administration
- communication (journalism)
- computer technology
- religious services
Also excluded are artistic performance or physical activity courses, nor practical and general information courses such as personal health, career planning, human relations, public speaking, writing, elementary mathematics, and computer fundamentals.
Some past college credits may transfer for coursework here. Please contact the Lactation Program Coordinator for specific criteria about Program Transfer Equivalencies.