The Seattle Colleges offer bachelor's degrees that create educational pathways, build on two-year technical degrees and expand
When compared to traditional bachelor’s degrees, these four-year Bachelor of Applied Science degrees (B.A.S.) incorporate
more applied, hands-on learning focused on a particular industry, and include strong internship components. They often offer
credit for prior learning and workplace experience.
The Seattle Colleges — Seattle Central College, North Seattle College and South Seattle College — are committed to providing a
wide range of relevant educational opportunities. A new Registered Nurse Bachelor’s degree (R.N. to B.S.N.) is in the
approval process and more degree options are in planning stages. Today, we offer the following bachelor’s degrees.
The B.A.S. in Allied Health Sciences degree is designed for students who have completed allied health occupational
certificates, health-related professional licenses and allied health associate degree programs. Graduates will help meet
the growing demand for baccalaureate level allied health practitioners in the Seattle-King County area. Allied Health B.A.S.
degree students select one of four allied health tracks:
The B.A.S. in Application Development prepares graduates for entry-level positions in software development careers by
providing industry-relevant applied education in application development. Instruction focuses on current industry trends and
the skills needed by software developers and programmers who create and modify general computer application software, mobile
applications or specialized utility programs. A strong emphasis on industry-based projects throughout the program will
prepare graduates to meet current and future industry needs and emerging software trends. More Information
The B.A.S. in Applied Behavioral Science is a substantive, human services four-year degree for direct service practitioners.
This program is designed for students with a two-year degree in social and human services, child and family studies,
interpreting services or a related degree. More Information
The Early Childhood Education Bachelor of Applied Science (ECE B.A.S.) degree provides an opportunity for students who have completed an associate degree in Early Childhood Education or a related program to continue their studies and earn a Bachelor of Applied Science degree.
The degree provides professional development training for early care and education professionals, allowing them to keep pace with the increasing professionalization of the field. The curriculum is designed to align with accreditation standards established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). More Information
The B.A.S. in Hospitality Management gives students who have completed a two-year technical degree or approved associate’s
degree a broad set of competencies in the hospitality industry. Students take classes that explore various positions in the
hospitality field, which includes tourism, hotel operations, restaurant management, catering, cruise ships operations,
casino operations and travel. This program focuses on applied management training in the hospitality industry. More Information
The BAS in IT Networking prepares students for high-demand occupations, including computer and network administrators, cloud solutions specialists, and security analysts. The degree emphasizes growing regional demand for employees with advanced certifications and skills including Cisco Certified Network Professionals, programming skills, mobile application security and cloud based hybrid environments. Additionally, the BAS program prepares graduates for collaborative, team and project based skills emphasizing communication, building relationships, problem solving, and plan and structure tasks while considering time and resource allocations.
The B.A.S. in International Business is a pathway for students who have completed a two-year technical degree or approved
associate’s degree. The program leverages existing business and accounting coursework and adds a combination of upper
division courses in international business and hands-on learning experiences to prepare graduates to work in the international
business industry. Students will complete a practicum as well as an internship, giving them important real world experience
and cultural awareness. More Information
The B.A.S. in Professional Technical Teacher Education—Teach Tech for short—prepares students who have completed a two-year
technical degree or approved associate degree and a minimum of two years related work experience for professional teaching
positions at community and technical colleges. The program emphasizes upper-division coursework on the complexities of the
adult learner, the role of community colleges in society, and issues of equity. Students will learn how to move from
teaching solely for content mastery to student-centered learning and leadership. More Information
The B.A.S. in Sustainable Building Science Technology prepares students who have a two-year technical degree or approved
associate degree to manage high-tech building operations. Classes focus on building functions and project finance with
the goal of making facilities more durable, sustainable, efficient and economical. Graduates will be prepared to work in
operations maintenance, capital programs and project management, strategic planning and portfolio management, and/or
corporate real estate finance. More Information
Lower Division Courses = Courses between 001 - 299
Upper Divison Courses = Courses above 300
For each credit between 19 and 25 —
Resident / Non-Resident ....................................... $ 109.36
(U.S. citizen; INS Permanent Resident)
International ........................................................ $ 598.84
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