Aug 13, 2022  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2019-2020 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BAS Non-Traditional Credit Allowance

Non-traditional credit is defined as any college-level credit granted through alternative means such as, credit by testing (AP, IB, CLEP, DANTES), extra-institutional learning (military credit, industry certifications etc.), course challenge, and career and technical education dual credit. Visit YVC’s admission webpage at Get Credit For What You Know for more information.

Yakima Valley College Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) programs will accept non-traditional credit as follows:

A maximum of 45 total credits of non-traditional credit may be accepted in lower division courses.

Non-traditional credit is:

  • Not accepted in upper-division (300/400 level) courses.  Program exemption: Dental Hygiene Bridge program only.
  • Limited to 45 credits overall.
  • Limited in the general education/basic requirements category. Includes “S” grades, which receive no GPA designation. See individual program degree specifications for guidance on “S” grade limits in the general education categories.
  • Not to be used toward residency requirements for BAS degrees.