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BS in Applied Technology

This program is designed for students who have graduated with an associate degree in applied science (AAS) at one of six Washington state community colleges. This degree allows students to continue their education by taking additional advanced technology courses, general education coursework, and supporting courses to complete a bachelor of science degree.

Currently this degree is available to graduates of the following programs:

Clark Community College: AAS in Computer Network Administrator, Data Networks and Telecommunications, Electronics Technology, Manufacturing Systems Maintenance Technology, Microcomputer Support Specialist, Software Solutions Development.

Lower Columbia College: AAS Information Technology Systems, AAST-Information Technology Systems, and students who graduated with degrees in the previously offered AAS-Electronics and AAS Computer Specialist.

Bellevue College: AA Network Services & Computing Systems (NSCOM.)

Spokane Community College: AAS Network Engineering (name changed to Network Design and Administration.)

Spokane Falls Community College: AAS Information Technology (SFCC only.)

South Seattle Community College: AAS Software Engineering, Network Administration, LAN Applications=Help Desk, Business Information Technology.

What will I study?

Required Courses (46 Credits)

ENGR 452 Engineering Economics (2)
ENGR 456 Engineering Ethics, Contracts and Patents (2)
TECH 330 Technology Problem Analysis and Design I (3)
TECH 331 Technology Problem Analysis and Design II (3)
TECH 393 Technology in World Civilization (4)
TECH 403 Computer-Aided Design and Project Management (4)
TECH 454 Environmental Engineering (2)
TECH 458 Quality Assurance (4)
TECH 462 Industrial Safety Engineering (4)
TECH 490 Senior Capstone: Production Laboratory (4)
TECH 491 Senior Project (4)
TECH 495 Internship (10)

Supporting Courses (44 Credits)
CHEM 121 Chemistry and its Role in Society (5)
or CHEM 151 General Chemistry (5)
CMST 340 Intercultural Communication (5)
ECON 100 General Education Economics (5)
ENGL 205 Introduction to Technical Communication (5)
General Science Course (5)*
HIST 110 American Experience: A Survey (5)
or HIST 305 Paths to the American Present (5)
MATH 106 Pre-Calculus II (5)
or MATH 115 Mathematical Reasoning (5)
PHIL 210 Critical Thinking (5)
PHYS 100 Physical Science (5)

Required program credits- 45 credits
Supporting credits- 46 credits
Total credits for above option- 91 credits

Note: Entrance into this program requires an AAS, or similar degree in an approved area from an accredited two-year college (see above list of approved degrees.) Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA for the technology coursework in the AAS, degree. Graduation requires maintaining an overall GPA of 2.5 for this option.
*Note: 5 credits in general science in any course equivalent to an EWU approved general science course.
Note: this program requires an average of 15.16 credits per quarter to complete in two years. The 91 credits are based on the following assumption: Students will have satisfied University Competencies. If this assumption is not true, then the student will have to complete up to six more credits of classes.

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