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Associate in Technical Arts (ATA Option 2)

Individuals who have journey status in a trade may earn credits toward the ATA degree in the following ways:

  • Experience at the journey level in an apprentice trade: 5 credits for the first year, one credit for each additional year to a maximum of 5 additional credits.
  • Experience as a supervisor or instructor: 5 credits for the first year, 1 credit for each additional year to a maximum of 5 additional credits.
  • Journey-level experience and credits from professional/technical courses from other colleges must be evaluated by the appropriate faculty member and the Dean of Workforce Development.

Degree Requirements:

Students must complete 90 credits numbered 100 or above with a college-level GPA of at least 2.0.

  1. Communications: English &101.
  2. Quantitative: Mathematics 100 or above, or Business Management 140.
  3. Social Sciences and Humanities: A minimum of one course in each area for a total of 15 credits is required. See Distribution Requirements to select appropriate courses.

Source: 2013-2014 Olympic College Catalog