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Associate in Technology, Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program (DTA/MRP)

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Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

The Associate in Technology DTA/MRP degree is for students planning to prepare for industrial/mechanical technologies and mechanical/electrical/computer engineering technology majors at Central Washington University (CWU), Eastern Washington University (EWU), and Western Washington University (WWU). The Technology DTA/MRP agreement meets all the requirements of Washington’s Direct Transfer Agreement. This agreement is between the baccalaureate institutions offering a bachelor’s of science in technology (such as Industrial Technology, Mechanical Technology, Applied Technology, Technology with various options (manufacturing, electronics, design and construction), and technology education) and the community and technical colleges system. Baccalaureate institutions that are party to this agreement are: CWU, EWU, WWU.

Technology DTA/MRP graduates will:

  • use the scientific method to analyze natural phenomena and acquire skills to evaluate authenticity of data/information relative to the natural world
  • apply mathematical knowledge through pre-calculus
  • explain the fundamentals of chemistry, including matter and measurement, the structure of atoms, periodicity and the electron structure of atoms, ionic and covalent bonding, mass relationships, and chemical reactions
  • define the basic concepts of Introductory Mechanical Physics
  • write simple programs to demonstrate mastery of C++ programming fundamentals
  • demonstrate basic AutoCAD and Solid Works for Engineering skills
  • demonstrate communication, intercultural appreciation, teamwork, information literacy, and critical thinking
  • meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements

Communication Skills - 10 Credits

Quantitative Reasoning - 10 Credits

Select 10 credits from the list below

Natural Sciences - 15 Credits

Select 5 credits from the list below:

Technology Course Work - 8 Credits

Humanities - 15 Credits

Select 5 credits from the following communication courses

Select 10 credits from the following list

(max one language - or performance/skills class) A second communication course from the list above can count for 5 of these credits.

Electives - 20 Credits *

(max 10 credits in college-level courses as defined by LWTech, remainder fully transferable as defined by receiving institution). Select courses appropriate for intended major and intended bachelor’s institution.

Total Program Credits: 93

* Students should contact an adviser and the potential transfer institution regarding their interests and specific course choices

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