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Academic Degrees

Associate in Business

About

The Associate in Business degree is a MRP/DTA Major-Related Program (part of the Direct Transfer Agreement) that prepares you to transfer to a four-year college or university in the area of business. 
  • Earn this degree during the day, night, or entirely online
  • Develop the skills fundamental to financial and managerial positions in every industry
  • Study accounting, business math, business law, economics, statistics and more
  • Develop presentation, leadership, and communication skills
  • Create individual and small group projects
 

Degree Requirements

This degree requires at least 93 credit hours in college level courses (numbered 100 or above), a minimum of 25 credits completed at Cascadia, a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA), and completion of all degree requirements listed below (see the Distribution Courses for more details). It satisfies the lower-division general education (or core) requirements and lower-division business requirements at 4-year colleges and universities.

 

Admission requirements vary, so consult with an academic advisor about the specific requirements of the business school you want to attend.

 

For complete details about degree requirements, see the Associate in Business DTA/MRP degree sheet

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Associate in Global Integrated Studies
 

About

The Associate in Integrated Global Studies degree is a DTA (part of the Direct Transfer Agreement) that prepares you to transfer to a four-year college or university. A variation of the associate in integrated studies, this degree helps prepare you — academically, interpersonally, and professionally — for the many opportunities and challenges posed by worldwide transformations in society, culture, politics, the economy, and other aspects of life and work. In this program you will:

  • Take a strong proactive step toward competency in a different language
  • Gain skills in engaging and negotiating multiple perspectives and analyzing intercultural issues
  • Develop increased global awareness and a better appreciation of humanity’s shared destiny and dignity
  • Ideal for students interested in working in international business or trade, non-government organizations (NGOs), state or local government, or domestic or overseas teaching
  • Opportunities to study abroad
 

Degree Requirements

This degree requires at least 90 credit hours in college level courses (numbered 100 or above), a minimum of 25 credits completed at Cascadia, a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA), and completion of all degree requirements listed below (see the Distribution Courses for more details). 

 

Admission requirements vary, so consult with an academic advisor about the specific requirements of the business school you want to attend.

 

For complete details about degree requirements, see the Associate in Integrated Studies: Global Studies degree sheet.   

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Associate in Integrated Studies
 

About

The Associate in Integrated Studies degree is a DTA (part of the Direct Transfer Agreement) that prepares you to transfer to a four-year college or university. This degree is an excellent choice if you intend to transfer but are undecided about the college you will transfer to or the major you will pursue. 

  • Preparation in critical thinking, problem solving, persuasive writing
  • Develop public speaking and communication skills
  • Learn in small classes led by outstanding faculty
  • Create individual and group projects
 

Degree Requirements

This degree requires at least 90 credit hours in college level courses (numbered 100 or above), a minimum of 25 credits completed at Cascadia, a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA), and completion of all degree requirements listed below (see the Distribution Courses for more details). 

 

Contact an academic advisor to develop an educational plan and learn more about the requirements of four-year colleges.

 

For complete details about degree requirements, see the Associate in Integrated Studies (AIS) degree DTA degree sheet.

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Associate in Pre-Nursing
 

About

The Associate inPre-Nursing is a DTA/MRP program is a MRP/DTA Major-Related Program (part of the Direct Transfer Agreement) that prepares you to transfer to a four-year college or university in the area of nursing. Through a broad selection of academic courses, it satisfies the requirements of many Washington four-year colleges and universities offering entry-to-practice/basic bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) programs.  

 

Degree Requirements

This degree requires at least 91 credit hours in college level courses (numbered 100 or above), a minimum of 25 credits completed at Cascadia, a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA), and completion of all degree requirements listed below (see the Distribution Courses for more details). Contact an academic advisor to develop an educational plan and learn more about the requirements of four-year colleges. 

For complete details about degree requirements, see the Associate in Pre-Nursing DTA/MRP degree sheet. 

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Associate in Science Track 1: Biological Sciences, Environmental/Earth Sciences, Chemistry, and Geology
 

About

The Associate in Science - Track 1 is a transfer degree that prepares you to enter a four-year college or university with a major in biological science, environmental, earth, or resource science, chemistry, or geology. You will gain a solid foundation for future studies by completing a range of courses in the sciences and liberal arts, similar to the courses students typically take at a 4-year college or university. 

 

Degree Requirements

This degree requires at least 90 credit hours in college level courses (numbered 100 or above), a minimum of 25 credits completed at Cascadia, a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA), and completion of all degree requirements listed below (see the Distribution Courses for more details).  

 

Contact an academic advisor to develop an educational plan and learn more about the requirements of four-year colleges.

 

For complete details about degree requirements, see the Associate in Science-Transfer (AS-T Track 1): Biological Sciences, Environmental/Earth Sciences, Chemistry, and Geology degree sheet.

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Associate in Science Track 2:
 

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The Associate in Science - Track 2: computer science, atmospheric science, and physics is a transfer degree that prepares you to enter a four-year college or university with a major in computer science, atmospheric science, or physics. You will gain a solid foundation for future studies by completing a range of courses in the sciences and liberal arts.

 

Degree Requirements

This degree requires at least 90 credit hours in college level courses (numbered 100 or above), a minimum of 25 credits completed at Cascadia, a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA), and completion of all degree requirements listed below (see the Distribution Courses for more details). 

 

Contact an academic advisor to develop an educational plan and learn more about the requirements of 4-year colleges.

 

For complete details about degree requirements, see the Associate in Science-Transfer (AS-T Track 2) degree sheet.

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Associate in Science Track 2: Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering
 

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The Associate in Science - Track 2 is a MRP/DTA Major-Related Program (part of the Direct Transfer Agreement) that prepares students to transfer to four-year college or university in a variety of engineering majors.

 

Engineering is a broad field; one course of study will not prepare you for study in all the subdisciplines in the field. Cascadia therefore offers three different “pathways” of study within the associate in science in engineering.

 

Degree Requirements

This degree requires at least 102 credit hours in college level courses (numbered 100 or above), a minimum of 25 credits completed at Cascadia, a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA), and completion of all degree requirements listed below (see the Distribution Courses for more details).

 

Admission requirements vary, so consult with an academic advisor about the specific requirements of the engineering school you want to attend.

 

For complete details about degree requirements, see the Associate in Science-Transfer (AS-T Track 2): Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering degree sheet.

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Associate in Science Track 2: Computer and Electrical Engineering
 

About

The Associate in Science - Track 2 is a MRP/DTA Major-Related Program (part of the Direct Transfer Agreement) that prepares students to transfer to four-year college or university in variety of engineering majors.

 

Engineering is a broad field; one course of study will not prepare you for study in all the subdisciplines in the field. Cascadia therefore offers three different “pathways” of study within the associate in science in engineering.

 

Degree Requirements

This degree requires at least 107 credit hours in college level courses (numbered 100 or above), a minimum of 25 credits completed at Cascadia, a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA), and completion of all degree requirements listed below (see the Distribution Courses for more details). 

 

*If the student takes the required elective credits AND an approved Electrical Circuits class at another institution, they will qualify for the Major Ready Pathway agreed to by the Washington State Community Colleges and other four-year colleges.

 

Admission requirements vary, so consult with an academic advisor about the specific requirements of the engineering school you want to attend.

 

For complete details about degree requirements, see the Associate in Science-Transfer (AS-T Track 2): Computer and Electrical Engineering degree sheet.

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Associate in Science Track 2: Mechanical, Civil Aeronautical, Industrial, and Materials Science Engineering
 

About

The Associate in Science - Track 2 is a MRP/DTA Major-Related Program (part of the Direct Transfer Agreement) that prepares students to transfer to four-year college or university in variety of engineering majors.

 

Engineering is a broad field; one course of study will not prepare you for study in all the subdisciplines in the field. Cascadia therefore offers three different “pathways” of study within the associate in science in engineering.

 

Degree Requirements

This degree requires at least 105 credit hours in college level courses (numbered 100 or above), a minimum of 25 credits completed at Cascadia, a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA), and completion of all degree requirements listed below (see the Distribution Courses for more details). 

 

*If the student takes MATH 264 as an elective AND two approved courses from Innovation in Design, 3D Visualization and CAD, Thermodynamics, Electrical Circuits, or Materials Science at another institution, they will qualify for the Major Ready Pathway agreed to by the Washington State Community Colleges and other four-year colleges.

 

Admission requirements vary, so consult with an academic advisor about the specific requirements of the engineering school you want to attend.

 

For complete details about degree requirements for this pathway, see the Associate in Science-Transfer (AS-T Track 2): Mechanical, Civil, Aeronautical, Industrial, and Materials Science Engineering degree sheet.

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