The Associate Degree Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) in Biology at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) prepares students to transfer to a four-year university and complete bachelor’s degree majors in Biology, in other life sciences, or in many health-related fields. LWTech’s Biology DTA is part of an agreement between baccalaureate institutions offering bachelor degrees in Biology or related fields and the community and technical college system.
All programs at LWTech provide students with workplace skills that include Communication, Critical Thinking, Global and Cultural Awareness, Teamwork, and Technical and Information Literacy. Each program will include coursework used to assess student performance in these global outcomes.
Entry into this program requires completion of LWTech's admissions application.
Biology DTA/MRP graduates will:
Students also have the opportunity to participate in the Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium to gain experience presenting what they learn through their research and applied experiences to the community.
Baccalaureate institutions party to this degree program include Central Washington University (CWU), Eastern Washington University (EWU), The Evergreen State College, University of Washington Seattle, Washington State University Pullman, Western Washington University (WWU), Saint Martin’s University, Seattle University, and Whitworth University. This agreement meets all the requirements of Washington’s Direct Transfer Agreement degree program.
Associate in Biology,
Direct Transfer Agreement/
Major Related Program (DTA/MRP)
Transferring from LWTech
Lake Washington Institute of Technology is proud of the many pathway options our students have to complete an Applied Bachelor’s degree, both at LWTech, and at in-state universities and colleges. All degrees, whether DTA/MRP, AAS-T or AAS, can fulfill transfer requirements at multiple institutions thanks to the articulation (transfer) agreements between LWTech and the transfer college.
An applied bachelor's degree can improve your chances in the job market and help you make more money. Employers want graduates with:
To learn more about transferring to another college or university, please visit our Transferring from LWTech page.
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