Highline’s baccalaureate degree programs provide a pathway for professional technical degree holders to earn a four-year credential. Programs include
Bachelor of Applied Behavioral Science in Youth Development
Bachelor of Applied Science in Cybersecurity and Forensics
Bachelor of Applied Science in Global Trade & Logistics
Bachelor of Applied Science in Respiratory Care
Admission to Highline’s baccalaureate degree programs require completion of an Associate in Applied Science degree from an accredited college.
General Degree Requirements
- Completion of a minimum of 180 college-level credits (courses numbered 100 or above);
- A minimum 2.0 cumulative college-level GPA;
- Completion of at least 46 of the total required credits at Highline with a minimum 2.0 GPA (known as the residency credit requirement;
- Any course taken in the AA, AS, AAS, BAS degrees must be a D (1.0 GPA) or better
Exceptions to General Requirements
There are no exceptions to the first two bulleted items above. Exceptions to the general graduation requirements must be approved by the Graduation Review Board for all degrees. This process includes submitting a petition to the registrar outlining the exception requested and the reasons for the request. The petition should be submitted with an “Application for Graduation/Request for Graduation” form approximately two quarters before the planned graduation. Decisions of the Graduation Review Board are final.