Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Practices (BASSP) Application

Application Materials

Applications for Fall 2023 are now open!  Applications will be evaluated on a first applied, first served basis. 

Please submit the following information:

  1. Cascadia College General Admissions Application (main College application)
  2. BASSP Application (online below or with PDF mailed or emailed)
  3. Essay - Personal Statement (emailed)
  4. Resume (emailed)
  5. Official Transcripts (non-Cascadia students)

More information at BASSP Application Information.


Basic Information

Are you planning to enroll in this program part time (6-11 credits) or full time (12+ credits)
Are you a current Cascadia College student, or have you completed coursework at Cascadia College in the past?

Education Information

Classes are scheduled Monday through Thursday, between 3:30pm and 7:50pm in various modalities. Are you able to participate in the program during these times?
Are you (or will you be) an International Student on an F-1 visa?

Required Materials To Complete Application

The following items are required for your application to be considered complete. Please email your required application materials to Please see our examples for reference.

  • Personal Statement describing the following prompts (no more than around 2 pages, 500 words):
    • What sustainability challenge (local, national or global) matters most to you and why?
    • What are the ecological, political, social and economic factors contributing to this
    • How will courses and opportunities from this degree help you address those factors and
      contribute to alleviating this challenge?
      How will this degree help you accomplish your educational and career goals?
  • Official transcript(s) from previous colleges attended (even if you did not earn a degree)
  • Copy of your most recent resume

If you have any questions, have supplemental comments regarding your application, or need assistance with this application, please email