Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Management
The Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Business Management (BASM) is designed for students who have earned an applied associate’s degree and seek a pathway to an applied bachelor’s degree. The pathway combines lower-division technical and transfer courses with upper-division credits in business management resulting in an application-oriented four-year degree.
Classes are offered during the evening, with each class occurring one time per week for two hours. Continued instruction and student interaction take place online. Full-time students, those taking 15 credits per quarter, can finish the program in two years upon completion of all prerequisites. Courses are offered during the fall, winter, and spring quarters. This program is also open for part-time enrollment.
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene (BASDH) provides a curriculum which reflects the core values of the profession, instills life-long learning appreciation, and promotes student development as a caring, clinically proficient and ethical entry-level dental hygienists prepared to serve a diverse community in both private and public settings.
Dental hygiene students are enrolled full time only, and are often in classes and clinics up to and occasionally exceeding eight hours a day, five days a week. Guest speakers and community outreach events are occasionally planned outside of normally scheduled class times. In addition, students need to study and contact patients in the evening hours. The curriculum consists of six quarters of professional education and clinical experience preceded by a demanding program of prerequisite courses.
The Bridge Program offers Registered Dental Hygienists who have earned an Associate of Applied Science degree a pathway to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science Dental Hygiene (BASDH).
Graduates of Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) approved Dental Hygiene programs are eligible to apply for the YVC BASDH Bridge Program. A minimum of 85 credits in Dental Hygiene coursework with grades of C-(1.7) or above and a cumulative Dental Hygiene Program GPA of 2.5 or above are required.
An individual learning program will be created for each BASDH Bridge Program applicant based on individual transcript evaluation.
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology Networking – System Administration (BASIT) degree is designed for students who have earned an applied associate’s degree and need a pathway to an applied bachelor’s degree. This pathway combines lower-division technical and transfer courses with upper-division credits in Information Technology, resulting in an application-oriented, four-year degree. Full-time students are generally able to complete the degree in as few as two years. Upon admission, students may start the program the following quarter.
Classes are offered during the evening, with each class occurring one time per week for two hours. Continued instruction and student interaction take place online.
This degree will broaden and deepen students’ foundational knowledge, adding general education, theory, advanced technical and professional skills, and integrative collaborating learning.
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education integrates rigorous applied curriculum and residency experience. The BAS Teacher Education (BAS-TE) program prepares individuals for a Washington State Teacher Certificate in Elementary Education (K-8), with additional optional endorsements in English Language Learner (ELL) and Early Childhood Education (ECE).
The Teacher Education program is residency-based. Candidates complete an intensive Residency Experience (student teaching) that requires hands-on work in K-8 classrooms under the guidance of a Mentor Teacher and Field Supervisor within our local partner schools.
In addition to residency experiences, candidates complete core courses which are delivered in a hybrid format: face-to-face evening classes and online.