Additional Degree Requirements

To receive an Associate of Applied Technology degree (AAT), an Associate in Applied Science – T (AAS-T) degree, or an Associate of Arts and Science Degree Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program (DTA/MRP) at Clover Park Technical College, the following degree requirements must be met:

  • Successful completion of the technical and General Education courses required for your program.
  • Completion of a capstone project course. Courses that satisfy the degree requirement for a capstone project are identified in the catalog with a CAP postscript following the course number.
  • Completion of a diversity requirement. Courses that satisfy the diversity degree requirement are identified in the catalog with a DIV postscript following the course number.
  • Completion of a computer literacy requirement. Computer literacy may be demonstrated by either passing a competency test or successfully completing a computer literacy course designated with a CL postscript following the course number. 

To receive a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, the following degree requirements must be met:

  • Successful completion of an earned Applied Associate degree, AAS-T, Direct Transfer Associate degree, or a bachelors degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university with an overall minimum college-level grade point average of 2.3 in all coursework.
  • Completion of required lower and upper division general education courses. 
  • A minimum of 180 quarter credits, to include 90 credits from one of the degrees listed above.

Previous Baccalaureate Degree earned 

Students who have earned a baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by one of the 
following agencies: 

  • Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC) 
  • Higher Learning Commission (HLC) 
  • Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS) 
  • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) 
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) 
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) 
  • New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) 
  • WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) 

will have met the general education requirements (basic and distribution areas) for a baccalaureate degree from a Washington State community or technical college. Students must still complete program-specific general education degree requirements if not otherwise satisfied. 

Nothing in this policy is intended to restrict the institutional prerogative to evaluate and award additional credit through its existing policies and practices