Catalog 2017-2018 
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Associate in Business, Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program (DTA/MRP)

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Program Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

The Associate in Business DTA/MRP degree is a pathway for students planning to prepare for various business majors at universities in Washington. This agreement meets all the requirements of Washington’s Direct Transfer Agreement. This agreement is between the baccalaureate institutions offering a bachelor’s of science or bachelor’s of arts in business administration including accounting, management, and management information systems. Baccalaureate institutions that are party to this agreement are: Central Washington University (CWU), Eastern Washington University (EWU), University of Washington (UW; all campuses), Washington State University (WSU; all campuses), Gonzaga, Heritage, Pacific Lutheran University (PLU), SMU, Seattle Pacific University (SPU), Seattle University (SU), and Western Washington University (WWU).

Business DTA/MRP students should contact their potential transfer institutions early in their program regarding:

  • The specific course choices in each area of the Statewide agreement where options are listed (humanities, social science) for the electives
  • Requirements for overall minimum GPA, a higher GPA in a selected subset of courses, or a specific minimum grade in one or more courses such as math or English

Business DTA/MRP graduates will:

  • describe and discuss the measurement of economic performance, national income accounting, aggregate supply and demand, fiscal policy, money creation/ Federal Reserve system, monetary policy, inflation, and unemployment
  • analyze resource and income distribution, assess consumer and business behavior, and evaluate price determination and production cost
  • recognize the social and behavioral nature of law and the structure and function of the American legal system and to assess and articulate basic legal principles and processes
  • analyze and evaluate accounting information as part of the control, planning, and decision-making processes
  • describe and discuss functions and their graphs, linear programming, matrices, combinatorics, logic, statistics, and the applications of math to finance and economics
  • recognize applications of differential and integral calculus to business problems
  • 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 a counselor or adviser. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements

Recommended Course Sequence

The courses listed below are a suggested sequence; as long as prerequisites are met, courses may be taken in a different order.

Total Program Credits: 90

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