Bachelor of Applied Science—Teacher Education (BAS-TE)
Centralia College provides a robust, stable, and affordable elementary education program through the Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Teacher Education (BAS-TE). The coursework for this program ensures graduates have a firm foundation in teaching, and training specific to elementary and special education.
• Six quarters of classes
• No summer classes
• BAS-TE Ed Plan (pdf)- Coming Soon!
How to Apply
A new BAS-TE cohort starts every September.
Priority Applications for the fall 2017 cohort will be accepted from Feb. 1-March 15.
Download the BAS Application Packet (pdf) for dates and important details.
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Eligible students must have an associate degree and transcripts approved by BAS administration from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
- Office of the Superintendent for Public Instruction (OSPI) Background Check
- Passing scores from the WEST B Test
The following courses must be successfully completed with a grade of 2.0 or higher prior to starting the BAS-TE program:
- English Composition I (5 credits)
- A college level math (5 credits)
- Three EDUC or ECED courses
Degree Required Courses
The following course must be completed prior to bachelor's degree obtainment. The courses can be included in the two-year degree or be completed during the bachelor’s program. Students who have completed the requirements at the time of application will receive preferred entrance consideration.
- English 102 - English Composition II (5 credits)
- College-level math (5 credits)
- 15 credits of Social Sciences
- 15 credits of Humanities
- 15 credits of Natural Science (must include one lab course)
- Math& 131 and 132
- PSYC& 100
- US History or Western Civilization (5 credits)
- CMST& 220 - Public Speaking
- A biology science
- EDUC& 115 or PSYC& 200
- EDUC& 201 and 202
- EDUC& 130
Tuition and Fees
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. There will be additional lab fees for BAS-TE students.
The cost of room and board would be additional.
For information on applying for financial aid, see Financial Aid.
Scholarship applications will be accepted from Feb. 1-March 15. The application will be posted here as soon as it's available.