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Academic Transfer Degrees

Associate in Business
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Let's get down to business!

 

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You’re looking to gain skills and knowledge then transfer to a four-year college or university in preparation for a career in business. We’re here to help you achieve those goals. The Associate in Business degree at Cascadia covers the academic essentials with an eye to current and emerging trends in the world of business.

 

Cascadia's 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. 

  • Study accounting, business math, business law, economics, statistics and more
  • Develop presentation, leadership, and communication skills
  • Learn in small classes led by outstanding faculty
  • 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 (see the Distribution Courses for more details). It satisfies the lower-division general education (or core) requirements and lower-division business requirements at four-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 degree sheet.

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Associate in Global Studies
 
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Around the world in 90 credits!

 

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You’re interested in preparing for a career in today’s global economy or working for an organization that embraces the diversity of world cultures and ideas. Cascadia’s Global Studies degree is the ideal stepping stone. It’s designed for students who’d like to
work in international business or trade, non-government organizations (NGOs), state or local government, or domestic or overseas
teaching. Cascadia is the only community college in the state to offer a degree in global studies.

 

Cascadia's Associate in Global Studies 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. 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:

  • Develop presentation and communication skills
  • Learn in small classes led by outstanding faculty
  • Create individual and small group projects
  • Volunteer or intern for a wide variety of community organizations

 

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 (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 Global Studies degree sheet. 

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Associate in Integrated Studies
 
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Let the possibilities find you!

 

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You want to direct films, design websites, or train athletes. Or perhaps you’re still deciding what shape you’d like your career to take. Any way you slice it, Cascadia's Integrated Studies is the Swiss army knife of degrees. It will prepare you to be a critical thinker, a problem solver, a persuasive writer and presenter. The skills you’ll develop will equip you to compete in the marketplace of ideas, as you explore and connect the fields of art, humanities, mathematics, sciences, and technology. If you are seeking to transfer to a four-year college or university to study anthropology, communications, economics, English, history, journalism, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, or another liberal arts field, this is the degree path for you!

 

The Associate in Integrated Studies 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 a liberal arts field.

  • Develop presentation, leadership, and communication skills
  • Learn in small classes led by outstanding faculty
  • Create individual and small 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 (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 degree sheet.

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Associate in Pre-Nursing
 
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Put your scrubs to work!

 

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If you’re interested in practicing healthcare, the Puget Sound region is still feeling the pinch of a shortage in nurses. You can start your nursing career at Cascadia. We’ll make sure you get all of your prerequisites out of the way and help you transfer to a bachelor program in nursing. With more than 100 specialties -- from emergency to oncology to cardiac care -- nursing is not only a versatile career, it’s a highly rewarding one too.

 

Cascadia's Associate in Pre-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.

  • Build solid foundation in math and the sciences
  • Study nutrition, microbiology, human anatomy and psychology
  • Develop skills in communication and public speaking
  • Learn in small classes led by outstanding faculty

 

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 (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 Pre-Nursing degree sheet.

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Associate in Science
 
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The Cutting Edge of Science and Technology

 

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You want to develop software, design bridges, cure diseases, protect wildlife habitats? A science degree at Cascadia will prepare you to enter a career that requires a blend of knowledge, skill, and innovation. Choose the science track that fits your interests and Cascadia will help you transfer to a four-year degree in computer science, engineering, pre-med, or a natural or physical science.

 

 

 

Transfer Track 1 -  Associate in Science:

Cascadia's 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 (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: Biological, Environmental, Chemistry, Earth Sciences degree sheet.

 

 

Transfer Track 2 - Associate in Science MRP

 

The Associate in Science-Transfer (AS-T) degree is designed for students who are interested in earning a two-year academic degree.  This degree is primarily intended for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university in natural science, pre-med, engineering, or computer science.  Like all Cascadia transfer degrees, the AS-T degree provides students with a solid foundation for future studies through the completion of a range of courses in the sciences and liberal arts.  Courses are similar to what would typically be taken at a four-year college or university.  Students selecting this degree complete a common general education core and then choose between two "tracks".  Track 2 is for students with majors in computer science, atmospheric science, or physics.  Track 2 also has a specific engineering portion for students planning on a major in engineering.  AS-T degree students should consult an academic advisor for full details.

 

Degree Requirements

 

This degree requires at least 90 credit hours in college level courses (numbered 100 or above), a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average, a minimum of 25 credits in residence at Cascadia, and completion of all of the requirements for this degree (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 Track 2 degree sheet.

 

 

 

 

 

Transfer Track 2 - Associate in Science:

  

          Option 1: Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering

Cascadia's 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 sub-disciplines in the field. Cascadia therefore offers three different “pathways” of study within the associate in science in engineering. This pathway focuses on bioengineering and chemical 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 (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: Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering degree sheet.

 

 

 

 

Transfer Track 2 - Associate in Science:

Option 2: Computer and Electrical Engineering

Cascadia's 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 sub-disciplines in the field. Cascadia therefore offers three different “pathways” of study within the associate in science in engineering. This pathway focuses on computer and electrical 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 (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: Computer and Electrical Engineering degree sheet.

  

 

 

 

Transfer Track 2 - Associate in Science:

Option 3: Mechanical, Civil Aeronautical, Industrial, and Material Science Engineering

Cascadia's 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 sub-disciplines in the field. Cascadia therefore offers three different “pathways” of study within the associate in science in engineering. This pathway focuses on mechanical, civil aeronautical, industrial, and material science 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 (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: Mechanical, Civil, Aeronautical, Industrial, and Materials Science Engineering degree sheet.

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