Frequently Asked Questions
When will Program Briefings Start?
Program briefings for Fall 2022 entry will begin in early January 2022.
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- 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.
- 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?
A BAS degree in Environmental Conservation provides graduates with the flexibility and know-how to move into many different types of work; examples of careers our graduates have:
- 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).