Associate in Business – Direct Transfer Agreement/ Major Related Program

Program Updated: The requirements for this program have been updated for 2017 – 2018.
Please review the changes and consult with your adviser or program manager if you have questions.

90 Applicable College Level Quarter Credits

(DTA/MRP) Transfer Associate Degree:
Associate in Business Degree

Program Updated: The requirements for this program have been updated for 2017 – 2018.
Please review the changes and consult with your adviser or program manager if you have questions.

  • Total 90 applicable College Level Credits
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA 2.0 Required
  • A course cannot be credited toward more than one distribution or skill area
  • The BOLDED numbers below are shared (cross listed) courses with other departments. These courses
    can count only once for credit [Example: PHIL 201 is same as POLS 201 and may only count
    as PHIL or POLS]. Consult course description in the college catalog or speak with an advisor.
  • “P” grade is not allowed. Check with your intended transfer university for minimum grade requirements.
  • Universities may have other specific admission requirements in addition to those of the transfer degree.
  • Courses listed below are subject to change; visit Transfer Associate Degrees for the latest degree updates.

Completion Worksheet

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Program Requirements

Core Coursework

Requirements Credit Hrs.
Written Communication (See note #1) 10
Complete both groups with a minimum grade of C
Group A: English 101 5
Group B: Choose one from English 201, 235, 271 or 272 5
Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning 5
Complete one from the following with a minimum grade of C
Mathematics 138(Cross-Listed), 141(Cross-Listed), or 142, or higher level math (see Natural Sciences for second math requirement of Calculus)
Humanities (See note #2 and #3)
Complete three different subjects from the following: 15
Maximum 5 credits can be a performance/skills course (indicated by *)
Anthropology: 208
Art: 101, 103, 105, 110*, 111*, 112*, 120*, 121*, 150*, 151*, 153*, 154*, 201, 202, 203, 205, 206, 221*, 222*, 225(Cross-Listed), 230*, 235*, 240*, 242*, 245*, 247*, 253*, 254* 256*, 260*, 261*, 280*, 281*
Communication Studies: 101, 105, 106, 107, 115, 119, 120, 121, 131, 132, 133, 134, 136, 138, 141, 143, 144, 145, 146, 151, 161, 163, 202, 210, 216, 220, 241, 250, 260, 261, 280, 285
Cultural and Ethnic Studies: 100, 101, 102, 103(Cross-Listed), 104, 115, 120, 121, 130, 140, 152, 160(Cross-Listed), 180(Cross-Listed), 200, 210, 255, 257, 260(Cross-Listed), 285, 286, 287, 288
Dance: 130*, 131*, 140*, 141*, 151*(Cross-Listed), 152*(Cross-Listed), 201*, 202*, 203*
Drama: 101, 106, 141, 151*, 153*, 154*, 155*, 159*(Cross-Listed), 161*, 200, 210, 212, 215, 224, 241, 251*, 252*, 253*, 254*, 256*, 270, 280*, 281*, 284*, 285*
English: 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 131, 210, 215, 219, 220, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226, 228, 229, 237, 238 239, 241, 244 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 253, 254, 255, 260, 261, 263, 264, 265, 266, 276, 279
History: 101, 102, 103, 110, 115, 120(Cross-Listed), 146, 147, 148, 150, 185, 207, 209, 210, 211, 212, 214, 223, 230(Cross-Listed), 236, 242, 245, 246, 250, 261(Cross-Listed), 280(Cross-Listed)
Humanities: 224, 230
Music: 100*, 101*, 102*, 103*, 104*, 105, 106*, 107, 109*, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 120*, 126*, 130*, 131*, 132*, 135*, 136*, 139*, 140*, 143*, 150, 151, 152, 153, 156, 157, 158, 200*, 203*, 205*, 206*, 210, 211, 212, 240*, 243*
Philosophy: 101, 102, 112, 115, 122, 145, 160, 201(Cross-Listed), 225(Cross-Listed), 247, 248(Cross-Listed), 260(Cross-Listed), 265, 267
Students cannot apply more than 5 credits of a foreign language at 100-level to Humanities distribution.
Arabic: 121, 122, 123
American Sign Language: 121, 122, 123, 221, 222, 223
Chinese: 121, 122, 123, 221, 222, 223
French: 121, 122, 123, 131, 132, 133, 221, 222, 223, 231, 232, 233
German: 121, 122, 123, 221, 222, 223
Italian: 121, 122, 123
Japanese: 121, 122, 123, 221, 222, 223
Spanish: 121, 122, 123, 221, 222, 223
Social Sciences 20
Complete both groups A and B:
Group A: Choose two different subjects from the following: 10
Anthropology: 100, 106, 108, 180(Cross-Listed), 204, 206, 208, 209, 211, 212, 219, 220, 222, 224, 228, 232, 234(Cross-Listed), 235, 236
Business: 101
Communication Studies: 102, 230
Cultural and Ethnic Studies: 100, 101, 102, 104, 106, 109, 115, 120, 121, 130, 140, 152, 160(Cross-Listed), 180(Cross-Listed), 200, 201, 203, 205, 210, 241(Cross-Listed), 255, 257, 260(Cross-Listed), 285, 286, 287, 288
Geography: 100, 102, 105(Cross-Listed), 123(Cross-Listed), 200, 207, 250, 258, 277
History: 101, 102, 103, 110, 115, 120(Cross-Listed), 146, 147, 148, 185, 207, 209, 210, 211, 212, 214, 223, 230(Cross-Listed), 236, 242, 245, 246, 250, 261(Cross-Listed), 280(Cross-Listed)
Humanities: 224, 230
International Studies: 105(Cross-Listed), 123(Cross-Listed), 150, 200, 201, 202, 204(Cross-Listed), 227, 261(Cross-Listed), 280(Cross-Listed)
Philosophy: 102, 112, 122, 160, 201(Cross-Listed), 248(Cross-Listed), 260(Cross-Listed), 265
Political Science: 101, 121, 122, 123, 125, 155, 160(Cross-Listed), 175, 201(Cross-Listed), 202, 203, 204, 206, 220, 221, 222, 223, 227(Cross-Listed), 230(Cross-Listed)
Psychology: 100, 109, 110, 200, 203, 205, 209, 210, 220, 240(Cross-Listed), 250, 257
Sociology: 101, 105, 122, 150, 201, 210, 215, 222, 230, 240(Cross-Listed), 246, 248, 249, 250, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 258, 260, 262, 264, 265, 268, 270, 275, 278
Group B: Complete both courses with a minimum grade of C 10
Economics 201 and 202 (Micro and Macro Economics)
Natural Sciences (see note # 4) 15-16
Complete both groups A & B:
Group A: Complete one from the following with a minimum grade of C: 5
Mathematics 148Cross-listed or 151Cross-listed or a higher level math that includes calculus as a prerequisite
Group B: Choose two different subjects from the following: 10-11
One course with a lab component (indicated by “L”).
Anthropology: 205(Cross-Listed), 215(L)(Cross-Listed)
Astronomy: 100(Cross-Listed), 101(L), (Cross-Listed)201(L)
Biology: 100(L), 108(L), 125, 135, 150(L), 160(L), 162(L), 211(L), 212(L), 213(L), 241(L), 242(L), 260(L), 275 (L), 276(L)
Botany: 110(L), 113(L), 120(L)
Chemistry: 100 (Cross-Listed), 110(L)(Cross-Listed), 121(L), 131(L), 140(L), 161(L), 162(L), 163(L), 261(L) 262(L), 263(L), 265(L), 266(L)
Environmental Science: 100, 105, 110(Cross-Listed), 207(L), 250(L)
Geography: 108, 205, 206(L)
Geology: 101(L), 103(L), 107, 208(L)
Meteorology: 101, 211
Nutrition: 100, 101
Oceanography: 101(L), 110(Cross-Listed)
Physics: 100, 104(L), 105(L), 109(L), 114(L), 115(L), 116(L), 121(L), 122(L), 123(L), 225
Psychology: 202
Business Core Coursework: (see note #5) 25
Complete all of the following courses with a minimum grade of C.
Accounting 201, 202, 203
Business Administration 240 (Statistical Analysis)
Business 201
Additional courses may be required per specific university. (See note #6)

Notes 1 through 6: Specific University Requirements

See business advisor for any questions or further information.

  1. To meet current EWU requirements, the second English Composition course must be equivalent to EWU’s English 201- College Composition: Analysis, Research, and Documentation.
  2. Students intending the international business major should consult their potential transfer institutions regarding the level of world language required for admission to the major. Five (5) credits in world languages may apply to the Humanities requirement.
  3. Students are encouraged to include a speech or oral communication course (not small group communication.)
  4. Students intending the manufacturing management major at WWU should consult WWU regarding the selection of natural science courses required for admission to the major.
  5. International students who completed a business law course specific to their home country must take a business law course at a U.S. institution in order to demonstrate proficiency in U.S. business law.
  6. Five institutions have requirements for admission to the major that go beyond those specified above. Students can meet these requirements by careful selection of the elective University Course Equivalent to:
University: Course Equivalent to:
WSU (all campuses): Management Information Systems MIS 250
Gonzaga: Management Information Systems MBIS 235
PLU: Computer applications CSCE 120, either an equivalent course or skills test
SPU: Spreadsheets BUS 1700, either an equivalent course or skills test
WWU: Introduction to Business Computer Systems MIS 220

BC General Education & Cultural Diversity Requirement

This degree has a set of BC General Education requirements including Cultural Diversity. Please choose one course to meet the Cultural Diversity Requirement. For approved courses, visit Cultural Diversity courses website. Below is a complete listing of all the course that meet the colleges Cultural Diversity requirements for the Associate Transfer Degrees. Classes will be applied towards either Humanities, Social Science, Natural Sciences or electives.
The following transferable courses meet the Cultural Diversity requirement:
Anthropology: 100, 104, 106, 108, 117, 180, 200, 206, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 214, 219, 220, 222, 224, 235, 260, 265; Art: 103
Cultural & Ethnic Studies: 100, 101, 106, 109, 120, 121, 130, 140, 152, 180, 200, 201, 203, 205, 210, 241, 257; Communication Studies: 134, 250, 280
French: 131, 132, 133, 231, 232, 233; Geography: 123, 200, 277; History: 185, 246; Music: 117; Philosophy: 102, 145, 265; Psychology: 250
Sociology: 101, 120, 121, 122, 149, 201, 205, 210, 215, 222, 230, 248, 253, 254, 257, 260, 262, 264, 267, 268, 275
The following restrictive electives also meet the Cultural Diversity requirement:
Business: 120, 241; Criminal Justice: 242; Education: 150, 240, 286; Human Development: 140; Marketing Management: 200; Nursing: 290

Academic Advising

Call (425) 564-2221, or visit Academic Advising

Advising Notes and Recommendations

  • Completion of this degree does not guarantee admission to any baccalaureate university. however, with careful planning and depending on your intended major, it may be possible to fulfill admissions and major program requirements with this degree.
  • This is a guideline to meet the degree requirements for students interested in transferring to a participating Washington state four-year college or university.
  • This worksheet is only for advising purposes. Official approval of credits for degree completion is subject to the Evaluations Office approval.
  • Consult the academic advisor on a regular basis for degree completion planning. Contact the Advising Center to locate an academic advisor. Call (425) 564-2321 or go to Bellevue College Academic Advising.
  • Check with your intended transfer university/college advisor for specific admissions and major requirements that can be fulfilled with this degree.

Degree Requirements

  • Must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.00 in all coursework taken at BC, and in all courses applied to the degree.
  • A minimum 30 credits of the applied 90 must be completed at BC.

Prior College University Credits

  • For credits from other institutions, meet with a faculty advisor, curriculum advisor or counselor for an initial unofficial transcript review.
  • For an official review, submit Transfer Credit Evaluation Request form and an official transcript(s) in the prior institutions(s) sealed envelope to Evaluations once registered for your first quarter.

Graduation Application Requirements

  • Students must apply for graduation. Submit your graduation application form two quarters prior to the expected graduation date and pay application fee. See Apply for Graduation for more information.
  • Application deadlines:
    • Fall:           June 1
    • Winter:      October 10
    • Spring:      December 10
    • Summer:   March 15

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Last Updated August 22, 2017