BASSP students visit Brightwater water treatment plant

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

In order to consider your application, you must meet one set of the following conditions:

An Applied Science Associate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the area of sustainability or environmental technology consisting of at least 90 credits, with a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average and a 2.0 grade in each of the following courses:

  • English 101 (5 credits) or equivalent

  • Any Math course that required Intermediate Algebra (MATH 085) as a prerequisite (5 credits)

  • Natural Science course with lab in either Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, or Geology (5 credits)

 

OR

A transfer Associate degree from a regionally accredited college consisting of at least 90 credits or a bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average and a 2.0 grade in each of the following courses:

  • English 101 (5 credits) or equivalent

  • Any Math course that required Intermediate Algebra (MATH 085) as a prerequisite (5 credits)

  • Natural Science course in either Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, or Geology (10 credits with at least 5 credits in a lab science)

  • Social Science course (5 credits)

*Students with relevant work or volunteer experience and some college credit but without degrees are encouraged to meet with the Assistant Director of Sustainable Practices to discuss enrollment options.*

Students interesting in Sustainable practices but do not meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to look at our Associates program in Environmental Technology and Sustainable Practices

 International Students are welcome to apply for the BASSP program.  You will need to confirm transcripts (if transferring from a Non-US school) and English language placements with Cascadia's international programs department.  The program begins in early September for orientation.  It is advised that you plan arrival or attendance taking this in mind.  Please contact the Assistant Director of Sustainable Practices with questions.

 

Students who wish to take courses without being admitted to the program (non-matriculated) may be considered on a space-available basis, following state policies for students at bachelor's level courses, according to these requirements:

  • Admission to a baccalaureate program, or

  • “Junior standing” based on earned credits or past degree awards. “Junior standing” is defined as a student who has completed an associate degree or higher (or 90+ college-level credits), or

  • Completion of an appropriate body of preparation as determined by the college.

Application Materials

Applications for Fall 2020 are now OPEN!  
Priority application date for applications is April 17th, 2020.  The program will evaluate students on a first-applied, first served basis.  Please feel free to apply early. 
Applications are accepted after the priority deadline, but will be evaluated on a program space basis.

Please submit the following information.  Transcripts can be sent after the application:

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Cascadia College Admissions Application

You can apply online or in-person at Kodiak Corner. If you are currently or have ever been a Cascadia student, you may skip this step.

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BASSP Application Form 

A completed application form for BASSP program.

Applying online?   Here's a form fill-able version!

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Essay 

Details listed in the BASSP application form linked above.

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Resume 

Details listed in the BASSP application form linked above.

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Official Transcripts 

Have your official transcripts sent from colleges attended even if you did not earn a degree from that college. Transcripts should be sent to address below. If you earned credits or a degree at Cascadia, you do not need to submit a Cascadia College transcript.

Please submit your BASSP Admissions Application, Essay, and Resume together (transcripts can be sent later):

  • Via email to sclassen@cascadia.edu

  • By mail to: Cascadia College, ATTN: Stephan M. Classen, Assistant Director of Sustainable Practices, 18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011

 

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