Applying to the BAS in applied business management

Admission to the BAS degree in applied business management program is by selective entry application. The core courses start each fall quarter.

Fall 2020 BAS in applied business management – now accepting applications! Apply by April 3, 2020 for priority consideration.

STEP 1 - Apply to Whatcom Community College

Students must be enrolled at WCC and have an active student identification (SID) number in order to apply to the BAS in applied business management program and pay related fees.

Apply to WCC online or request a WCC application by email at admit@whatcom.edu, by phone at (360) 383-3001, or in person at the entry/advising office, Laidlaw Center 116. Once you receive your SID number, proceed to STEP 2.

STEP 2 – Meet with the BAS degree advising & outreach specialist

Important! Before you start the application process, meet with the advising & outreach specialist:

Tyler Ciokiewicz
In person: Baker Hall 126
By phone: (360) 383-3281
By email: tciokiewicz@whatcom.edu

STEP 3 – Gather all supporting materials

Download the BAS in applied business management application packet.

All required supporting documentation must be submitted with your BAS in applied business management application by the deadline in order for your application to be considered complete:

  • Official transcript showing associate degree from a Washington state community or technical college.
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges where you earned credits that may apply to the BAS degree. WCC official transcripts are not required.
  • Two professional and/or academic references (e.g., current or former supervisors or instructors).
  • Personal statement addressing questions and criteria found in the application packet. 

STEP 4 – Pay application fee

A non-refundable $50 fee is required in order to apply to the BAS in applied business management program. Your application will not be processed until this fee has been received. For instructions on how to pay the fee, refer to the applicant fee form found in the application packet.

Note: The fee is non-refundable. If you are not admitted to this program with your initial application, there will be no refund of the fee.

Step 5 – Apply to the BAS in applied business management program

Send your completed application packet with supporting documents and have your official transcripts sent to:

Whatcom Community College
BAS-ABM Program Entry, LDC 102
237 West Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226

Admission to the BAS in applied business management program (student selection)

Admission to the BAS in applied business management program is through a selective application process. The selection committee will review applicants for acceptance based on the number of available seats. For detailed information about how the applications are scored, refer to the BAS in applied business management applicant rubric.