Applicants must have obtained an Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree or another transferrable associate degree from an accredited institution. The transferable degree must include a minimum of 25 quarterly general education credits in the following areas: college-level algebra (or above), English composition (ENGL& 101 or equivalent), general psychology (PSYC& 100 or equivalent), 5 credits in natural world (NW) electives, and 5 credits in humanities (VLPA) electives.
The Admissions Committee will take the following into consideration when reviewing applications: type of associate degree earned, work experience, college-level cumulative grade point average (GPA), letters of recommendation, and personal statement.
Applicants will be fully admitted to the program when all admission requirements have been completed and accepted by the BAS Committee.
Applicants who are within 25 quarter credits of completing their two-year degree may be admitted provisionally into the program on a space available basis.
Applicants who have met all admission requirements or who are within 25 quarter credits of completing their two-year degree and have a cumulative college-level GPA below 2.5 may be admitted under probationary status. Applicants accepted into the program with probationary admission must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher for the first 30 quarter credits to remain in the program.
Priority will be given to students with a Washington State AAS-T degree
Priority will be given to students with a Washington state AAS-T degree or equivalent. Students with a Washington state Associate of Arts-Transfer or Associate of Science-Transfer degree may also be admitted to the program permitting that they meet the 2-year minimum work experience requirement. Students entering with any degree type will need to complete all upper-division courses with a GPA of 2.0 or higher, earn a minimum of 180 college-level credits, and will be required to work with the BAS Department to develop appropriate substitutions for lower-division general education requirements.
The cumulative GPA requirement is 2.5 or above for full and provisional admission into the program and must be maintained while in the program. All students must also be registered for a minimum of 10 Teach Tech (PTE) credits each quarter. No class may be taken for pass/fail credit with the exception of Internship (PTE 490) and the Workforce Experience Practicum (PTE 315).
Note: some departments such as financial aid may require students to take more than 10 credits each quarter. It is the students’ responsibility to ensure they are in compliance with all other departments on campus.