Frequently Asked Questions
When will Program Briefings Start?
Program briefings for Fall 2023 entry have concluded, sessions for fall 2024 entry will begin in October visit our event page to find a time that works for your schedule.
- Attended a program briefing. This is the only way a prospective program member can receive an application.
- An associate degree by the time of entry into the program with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or 90cr. equivalent college-level courses (as determined by the department chair).
- Applicants may apply if they anticipate receiving their associate degree before the program start. The acceptance will be conditional, and the degree must be completed before the first day of classes.
- ENGL& 101 – English Composition I and ENGL& 102 Composition II or 10 credits equivalent college-level English with a grade of “C” or better.
- CMST& 220 – Public Speaking or equivalent with a minimum grade of a “C.”
- CHEM& 121- Intro to Chemistry or other lab Chemistry with a grade of a “C” or better.
- MATH& 141 – Precalculus or equivalent.
- GIS 101 – Introduction to Geographic Information Systems or equivalent.
What does applied mean?
What is a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree?
When do classes meet?
This is not a remote program, in-person attendance required for field trips and labs.
What is the tuition cost?
What can I do with this degree?
- Restoration Technician
- Wildlife Biologist
- County Noxious Weeds Coordinator
- Director of Parks and Recreation
- Hatchery Technician
- Hatchery Supervisor
- Community Outreach
- Aquatic Invasive Species Controller
- Forestry Technician
- Habitat Restoration Specialist
- Stormwater Technician
- Environmental Resources Technician
- Tribal Natural Resources Field Coordinator
- Agricultural Inspector
- Environmental Health Specialist
- Tribal Environmental Director, Department of Natural Resources
- Manager Conservation District
- GIS Specialist
- Opening Private Environmental Consultation Firm
Is this an Accredited Program
Our lab also holds accreditation through the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE).