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Bachelor of Applied Science—Diesel Technology (BAS-DT)

Diesel Technology instructor and student

The BAS-DT program prepares graduates for careers in diesel technologies.

Graduates of the BAS-DT program learn technical skills and develop their ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with peers. This helps them earn jobs as entry-level technicians, managers, and/or progress to other senior positions.

  • Program Length

    The BAS-DT program is an additional two years of full-time study beyond a two-year associate degree.

    BAS-DT Ed Plan (pdf)

  • How to Apply

    BAS-DT classes start every September.

    The application period typically opens in February.

    Download the BAS Application Packet (pdf) and the BAS-DT Handbook (pdf) for dates and important details.

    Did you apply during priority dates? Letters have been mailed April 1, 2015, to priority applicants regarding their acceptance, conditional acceptance, or whether they have unmet requirements.

  • Program Requirements

    Required Degree
    Associate (two-year) degree or higher in diesel technology or diesel mechanics OR an equivalent degree and transcripts (approved by Centralia College program administration) from a regionally accredited college or university
    Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5

    Required Courses
    The courses below must be completed before you can be awarded a bachelor's degree.

    At least a 2.0 GPA in the following courses:
    - English 101 (5 credits)
    - Any college-level math that requires Math 99 as a prerequisite course (5 credits)

    These courses may be completed during the bachelor's program (in addition to the required courses). Students who have completed the requirements at the time of application will receive preferred entrance consideration.

  • Tuition and Fees

    2015-16 Tuition
    The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) sets the tuition rate.

    For the current year's tuition rate, see Tuition & Fees—Applied Baccalaureate Degree Program.

    The cost of room and board would be additional.

    There will be an additional lab fee for BAS-DT students.

    Financial Aid
    For information on applying for financial aid, see Financial Aid.

    The application period for BAS scholarships runs from Feb. 1–Mar. 15. Scholarship applicants must also complete the FAFSA.

    Scholarships are awarded based on merit, and may be balanced against any financial aid grants.
    2015-16 BAS Scholarship Application