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BASSP Admission Information

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, environmental technology, or equivalent, 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, Natural 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; alternatively, students can look at our other associate programs including out Environmental Technology and Sustainable Practices program - which has a direct pathway into the BASSP program!

International Students are welcome to apply for the BASSP program and will need to have foreign transcripts evaluated by a Cascadia approved evaluator and English language placement with Cascadia's international department. 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.

Application Materials

Applications for Fall 2022 will open soon!
The program will evaluate students on a first-applied, first served basis.

Please submit the following information. Transcripts can be sent separately:

1

Cascadia College General 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.

2

Bassp Application Form

A completed application form for BASSP program.

Prefer mail or email? - you can use the form fill-able version .pdf as well here.

3

Essay - Personal Statement

Essay (No more than 2 pages, 500 words) answering the following questions:

  • 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 challenge?
  • 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?

Please see the example essay/resume for formatting.

4

Resume

Skills based resume including all relevant work and volunteer experience.

5

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 enrollment@cascadia.edu, or the Assistant Director of Sustainable Practices (below). If you earned credits or a degree at Cascadia, you do notneed to submit a Cascadia College transcript.  (Transcripts do not need to be submitted at the same time as the application, but must be received for consideration to enter the program.)

Please submit your BASSP Application materials including Essay and Resume (transcripts can be sent later or to the enrollment office):

  • 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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