YVC offers information sessions to learn about Bachelor of Applied Science Programs

Community members are invited to learn more about Yakima Valley College’s Bachelor of Applied Science Degree programs during information sessions taking place Thursday, January 18, 2024 and Thursday, February 15, 2024 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 – 7 p.m. each day. YVC’s programs are designed for prospective students who have earned an applied associate degree and need a pathway to complete their applied bachelor’s degree.  Join the information sessions via Zoom.

Bachelor of Applied Science in Agricultural Sciences (BASAG) —The BASAG program focuses on leadership, management and communication in the agricultural industry while developing broad skills in finance, strategic operations, harvest technology, soil health, plant physiology, pest management and more. The degree caters to working adults with industry experience. Some classes will be fully online, while lab-based classes meet in the evenings up to two times per week. Additional instruction and student interaction take place online.

Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Management (BASM) — The BASM program prepares students for management positions in a variety of industries. Subjects covered include financial management, marketing, project management and more. Courses are offered during the evening in a hybrid format (combination of in-person and online coursework).

Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology Networking – System Administration (BASIT) — The BASIT prepares students for occupations in system administration, such as network administrator, database administrator, computer system analyst and more. This degree broadens foundational knowledge in information technology, specifically system administration, in addition to general education, theory, advanced technical and professional skills, and integrated collaborative learning.

Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Teacher Education (BAS-TE) — The BAS-TE prepares individuals for a Washington State Teacher Certificate in Elementary Education (K-8), with additional optional endorsements in English Language Learner and Early Childhood Education. Candidates complete an intensive residency experience in a local school that provides hands-on work in a classroom setting under the guidance of a mentor teacher and field supervisor.

Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene bridge (BASDH) — The BASDH bridge prepares students to recognize, treat and prevent oral diseases as registered dental hygienists. Curriculum consists of six quarters of professional education and clinical experience preceded by 65 college-level credits in specific prerequisite courses. Dental Hygiene is the only BAS program at YVC that does not require completion of an AAS or equivalent to apply.

YVC’s bachelor of applied science degrees provide an affordable option for working adults to pursue their occupational goals. Get started today! For additional information visit our website.

Press Release Contacts:
Dustin Wunderlich / 509.574.6870 / dwunderlich@yvcc.edu
Stefanie Menard / 509.574.4646 / smenard@yvcc.edu