Associate of Technical Science Degree



This two-year associate of technical science (ATS) degree program will provide a foundation in the business concepts of marketing, management, accounting/finance and communications/human relations, plus basic competency in computer applications. Many of the courses in this degree transfer to baccalaureate institutions. Students must work closely with their adviser to ensure proper course sequencing and choice.

To be eligible for the associate degree or certificate, students must earn at least a “C” (2.0) grade in all core program courses and a cumulative 2.0 grade point average. Core program courses may have prerequisite requirements. English and mathematics courses require qualifying placement scores or acceptable preparatory coursework in those subjects. See course descriptions for details.

Required Courses: Associate of Technical Science Degree Program

Offered at Wenatchee and Omak campuses

Prerequisites for the ATS degree option are ENGL 97 and MATH 99 or qualifying placement scores.

General Requirements

Course ID
Sub-Total Credits

ENGL& 101, MATH& 146: Placement score required.

Total Credits

Program outcomes

Students who complete the ATS in General Business will be able to:

  • Use and apply accounting and business concepts in real-life situations.
  • Use their training and education to seek employment or advance in current employment in business-related fields.
  • Know current practices, principles, and rules used in business and/or accounting.
  • Develop a foundation for continued studies towards a transfer degree in business.