Jun 24, 2024  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2022-2023 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate in Computer Science - Direct Transfer Agreement / Major Ready Pathway

The Associate of Computer Science - Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Ready Pathway (DTA/MRP) degree is designed for students who plan to pursue Computer Science at a four-year college or university.  Students can start on the Computer Science core courses while completing their general education requirements.  Upon completion of the DTA/MRP, students will enter most colleges or universities as a junior.

Students may graduate under the catalog in force during entry for a period of not more than five years if continuously enrolled.


Group B

A grade of C or better is required to satisfy Quantitative Basic Requirements.

Core Classes

Select courses from TWO disciplines (subject areas) from the respective list of approved Humanities and Social Sciences.

No more than 10 credits from any one discipline (subject area) allowed.

Maximum of five credits may be taken as “S” grades.

A 2.0 GPA is required.


Choose fifteen credits.

May include a maximum of 5 credits in skill performance which is indicated with a (P) in the Humanities Distribution , and a maximum of 5 credits of 100-level foreign languages or 100-level American Sign Language.  

Social Sciences

Choose fifteen credits from Social Sciences Distribution .

University Specific Requirements

Consult with your academic advisor to carefully select an additional 5 credits for the University Specific Requirements.


Consult with your academic advisor to carefully select an additional five credits for the University Specific Requirements and Electives from course numbered 100 or above.

Total Credits 90