BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE TEACHER
EDUCATION APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
Congratulations on your interest in pursuing a Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education (BASTE) degree!
Columbia Basin College (CBC) is accredited as a BAS degree-granting institution by the Northwest Commission on
Colleges and Universities, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
and the U.S. Department of Education. Upon successful completion of the program, students become eligible for a
teacher certification in the state of Washington (Endorsement: Early Childhood Education).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Students may enroll as a full- or part-time student while completing coursework.
All students must enroll as a full-time student during the residency year (last 3 quarters in the program).
All admitted students are required to complete a criminal background check which includes fingerprint screening
administered through the Oce for the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Additional information will be
provided upon admission.
ELIGIBILITY
Applicants must have met the following requirements:
Earned at least an associated degree in the early childhood education or closely related field or completed at least
90 college-level credits from an academic transfer or career/technical program.
Taken WEST-B Placement Test (or WEST-B alternative such as the SAT or ACT).
Completed the following prerequisites with a minimum course grade of 2.7
- ECED 103 Art - ECED& 150 Child/Family/Community
- ECED 105 Intro to Early Childhood Education - ECED 151 Supervised Practicum
- ECED& 107 Health, Safety, & Nutrition - ECED 152 Supervised Practicum Lab
- ECED& 115 Child Development - ECED& 160 Curriculum Development
- ECED& 120 Practicum-Nurturing Relationships - ECED& 170 Environments-Young Child
- ECED 124 Children’s Literature - ECED& 180 Language/Literacy Development
- ECED 122 Math & Science - ECED& 190 Observation/Assessment
- ECED& 130 Guiding Behavior - ECED& 203 Exceptional Child
- ECED& 132 Infants & Toddlers Care
If you have questions about your prerequisites, we strongly encourage you to consult the program sta listed on the
next page as you may have already taken the equivalent course(s).
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Full-time enrollment for fall quarter start: Accepting applications until the cohort is full.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
Completed online CBC Application for Admission (For new CBC students only)
Completed CBC BASTE Program application
Ocial transcript(s)*, sealed, verifying;
Your completion of two-year degree and/or all other college credits earned
Your completion of the program prerequisites, if applicable
WEST-B Placement Test Result
Resume (max. 3 pages)
Personal Statement of Purpose (max. 500 words): 1) Highlight your professional and personal experience in early
childhood education setting and 2) Outline your career goals in the field of education and how this degree will
support those goals.
*For applicants who are current/past CBC students or CBC graduates: If you already have your academic records at CBC (e.g., CBC
courses, courses from other institutions), you are NOT required to submit ocial transcript(s) with your application.
*You may submit your application while waiting for your ocial transcript(s) to arrive. The application will not be processed until the
transcript(s) are received. Ocial transcripts must be received in a sealed envelope or sent through our Washington State Student
Management System (SMS), or authorized online service provider.
INSTRUCTIONS
1. Complete the online CBC Application for Admission at columbiabasin.edu. (Note: if you are a current CBC student
you do NOT need to submit a CBC Application for Admission).
2. Receive CBC Student ID Number via your CBC acceptance email (after your admissions application has been
processed).
3. Submit the BASTE Application with all required documents listed in the Requirements Checklist via email, postal
mail or in person.
EMAIL
schoolofed@columbiabasin.edu
POSTAL MAIL
Student Rec
ords (MS-H4)
RE: BAS Teacher Education Application
Columbia Basin College
2600 N. 20th Ave.,
Pasco, WA 99301
IN PERSON
Hawk Central (H-Building)
Columbia Basin College
2600 N. 20th Ave.,
Pasco, WA 99301
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS:
Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education
Jacob Bang
Director for BAS in Teacher Education
jbang@columbiabasin.edu
509.542.5608
Valerie Aispuro
ECE Program Coordinator
vaispuro@columbiabasin.edu
509.542.5600
Columbia Basin College complies with the spirit and letter of state and federal laws, regulations and executive orders pertaining to civil rights, Title IX, equal opportunity and afrmative action. CBC does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, parental status or families with children, marital status, sex (gender), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or
the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal (allowed by law) by a person with a disability, or any other prohibited basis in its educational programs or employment. Questions
or complaints may be referred to the Vice President for Human Resources & Legal Affairs and CBC’s Title IX/EEO Coordinator at (509) 542-5548. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in all college sponsored events and
programs. If you have a disability, and require an accommodation, please contact the CBC Resource Center at (509) 542-4412 or the Washington Relay Service at 711 or 1-800-833-6384. This notice is available in alternative media by request.
BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE TEACHER
EDUCATION APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Last Name First
Middle
CBC Student ID Number CBC Student Email (if applicable)
Address City State Zip
Day Phone Evening Phone Personal Email Address (please print clearly)
I am a:
New Student Returning Student Current Student
PROGRAM INFORMATION
I will be a:
Full-time Student Part-time Student (Starts in Summer 2020)
What quarter and year do you plan to begin?
Summer (Part-time cohort) Fall (Full-time cohort) Year:
EDUCATION INFORMATION
Please list all institutions that you currently or previously attended in descending order beginning with current or most
recent college or university attended. (Attach another sheet of paper if necessary.) Ocial transcript(s) must also be
submitted in a sealed envelope from the original institution to Student Records.
INSTITUTION NAME LOCATION (CITY, STATE)
BEGINNING DATE
(MONTH, YEAR)
ENDING DATE
(MONTH, YEAR)
# OF
CREDITS
DEGREE
COMPLETED
EDUCATIONAL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
Please list all employment and volunteer experience working with children birth through third grade. (Attach another
sheet of paper if necessary.)
ORGANIZATION NAME LOCATION (CITY, STATE)
BEGINNING DATE
(MONTH, YEAR)
ENDING DATE
(MONTH, YEAR)
AGE GROUP(S)
WORKED WITH
PREREQUISITE INFORMATION
COURSE COURSE TITLE
COMPLETED (MARK X
FOR APPLICABLE STATUS)
COURSE TYPE* (MARK X)
FINAL
GRADE
YES NO
CURRENTLY
TAKING
CBC
COURSE
EQUIVALENT
COURSE
ECED 103 Art
ECED 105 Intro to Early Childhood Education
ECED& 107 Health, Safety, & Nutrition
ECED& 115 Child Development
ECED& 120 Practicum-Nurturing Relationships
ECED 122 Math & Science
ECED 124 Children’s Literature
ECED& 130 Guiding Behavior
ECED& 132 Infants & Toddlers Care
ECED& 150 Child/Family/Community
ECED 151 Supervised Practicum
ECED 152 Supervised Practicum Lab
ECED& 160 Curriculum Development
ECED& 170 Environments-Young Child
ECED& 180 Language & Literacy Development
ECED& 190 Observation/Assessment
ECED& 203 Exceptional Child
*All equivalencies must be evaluated by the CBC Oce of Registrar prior to submitting the application. Contact the program sta for
more information.
CHECKLIST
CBC Online Application (For new CBC student only)
Program Application (this application)
Ocial Transcript(s) (all degrees and courses shown as completed on this application must be included in the
transcript)
WEST-B Placement Test Result
Resume
Personal Statement
VERIFICATION
I arm that all information requested on this application and the supplemental documents has been given and that the
information is complete and accurate.
Applicant Name Applicant Signature Date
Columbia Basin College complies with the spirit and letter of state and federal laws, regulations and executive orders pertaining to civil rights, Title IX, equal opportunity and afrmative action. CBC does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, parental status or families with children, marital status, sex (gender), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or
the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal (allowed by law) by a person with a disability, or any other prohibited basis in its educational programs or employment. Questions
or complaints may be referred to the Vice President for Human Resources & Legal Affairs and CBC’s Title IX/EEO Coordinator at (509) 542-5548. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in all college sponsored events and
programs. If you have a disability, and require an accommodation, please contact the CBC Resource Center at (509) 542-4412 or the Washington Relay Service at 711 or 1-800-833-6384. This notice is available in alternative media by request.
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