Green River College

Introduction

You can go anywhere from here.

Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. Our goal is to help you to achieve your dream, whether it is to transfer to a top university, better your English or experience the American college life.

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Green River - A leader in university transfer

Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree.

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Our students are admitted to many top 100 world universities*, as ranked by Shanghai Jiaotong University, including:

Brown University, California State University, Cornell University, Hawaii Pacific University, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, Purdue University, San Jose State University, Seattle University, Tufts University, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UNC - Chapel Hill, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Oregon, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin Washington State University

*Note: Admission to selective universities is highly competitive.

Green River College international students have been admitted to hundreds of universities all over the US. Students gain the qualifications needed for admission at Green River and transfer to top universities as third year juniors. Admission is not guaranteed, but our students have been very successful in gaining admission to top universities.

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Education Requirements

In order to obtain a bachelor's degree in the US, all students must complete specific requirements for their major as well as general education requirements which represent a foundation of learning in various areas including Math, Writing, Science, Social Science and Humanities. Students are given freedom to select classes of their choice from general categories. For example, within the "Social Science" category, students can choose any one of the following subjects: sociology, psychology, political science, history, geography and others. The Humanities category includes: art, speech, communications, languages, music, philosophy, and others. Science includes: chemistry, biology, physics, astronomy, and others.

How does it work?

Over 25 universities have offered the University Transfer Pathway (UTP) option to any student who is admitted to Green River. The guarantee does not apply to “impacted” majors. This is how it works: 1. Apply to Green River 2. Select a university – Choose the university from the list. Check the university on the application. Choose one university only. Make sure the university you choose has your major.

You will receive the university conditional admission letter or statement at the same time you receive the Green River admission letter.

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Green River knows how important housing is to the success of a student. This is why our housing staff go the extra mile to give the best experience possible by providing a caring, positive, safe and supportive American living experience.

CAMPUS CORNER APARTMENTS

Experience traditional American college life at Campus Corner Apartments (CCA)

Students enjoy a convenient, on-campus location; comfortable, high quality facilities; an excellent study environment; and an opportunity to get involved and make friends in supportive student community of 340 American and international students. Students must be 17 years old at time of move-in.

Benefits of Living On Campus:

  • Living on campus is convenient!
  • Walking distance to class, library, fitness center, gym and Performing Arts Center
  • Community Center where you can meet and make friends from all over the world
  • Lots of on-site student activities
  • Private and group study areas
  • Easy to get involved in campus activities
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Bachelor in Art

Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Auburn

Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. [+]

You can go anywhere from here. Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. Our goal is to help you to achieve your dream, whether it is to transfer to a top university, better your English or experience the American college life. The following is a list of sample classes for popular university transfer majors: The Associate in Computer or Electrical Pre‐Engineering AST‐Option 2/MRP degree encompasses some general education courses required of first‐ and second‐year students and is intended to prepare students planning to transfer to a university in the science‐related fields. It will give students the broad background needed before beginning more specialized, upper‐division courses. The curriculum is not intended to fulfill General Education/University (GER/GUR) requirements, but to prepare prospective transfer science students to enter the state universities with junior standing, not only in credits but also with major/program preparation. To earn this degree, students must complete 98‐quarter credits in courses numbered 100 or above (from approved distribution list below) and meet specific distribution requirements. No more than 25 percent of credit requirements may be taken on a pass/no‐credit basis. Students should be aware that courses with “Pass” grades may not satisfy the requirements in their major field. Students must attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and earn a minimum of 24 credits, including the last quarter in residence, at Green River Community College. Students should include some 200‐level classes in their course of study.  ... [-]

Bachelor in Business Degree

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Auburn

It is designed to meet the distribution requirements at universities in Washington state by fulfilling the general requirements taken by freshman and sophomores. [+]

You can go anywhere from here. Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. Our goal is to help you to achieve your dream, whether it is to transfer to a top university, better your English or experience the American college life. The following is a list of sample classes for popular university transfer majors: The Associate in Business degree is generally pursued by students who plan to transfer to a four-year university as a business or accounting major after completing their first two years at Green River. It is designed to meet the distribution requirements at universities in Washington state by fulfilling the general requirements taken by freshman and sophomores. The degree also indicates that a student has completed a two-year business program, which may be of value in career or lifetime goals. To earn this degree, students must complete a minimum of 90-quarter credits in courses numbered 100 or higher (from approved distribution list) and meet specific distribution requirements. No more than 25 percent of credit requirements may be taken on a pass/no-credit basis. Students should be aware that courses with “Pass” grades may not satisfy the requirements in their major field. Students must attain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 and earn a minimum of 24 credits, including the last quarter, in residence at Green River. Students are responsible for knowing transfer requirements and policies, and they are urged to consult the catalog of the institution... [-]

Bachelor in Engineering

Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Auburn

Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree. [+]

You can go anywhere from here. Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. Our goal is to help you to achieve your dream, whether it is to transfer to a top university, better your English or experience the American college life. The following is a list of sample classes for popular university transfer majors: Physics for Engineering Calculus Advanced Mathematics Introduction to Engineering Problems Statistics Engineering Design Graphics Materials Science Thermodynamics Dynamics Mechanics of Materials Green River - A leader in university transfer Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree. Our students are admitted to many top 100 world universities*, as ranked by Shanghai Jiaotong University, including: Brown University, California State University, Cornell University, Hawaii Pacific University, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, Purdue University, San Jose State University, Seattle University, Tufts University, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UNC - Chapel Hill, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Oregon, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin Washington State University *Note: Admission to selective universities is highly competitive. Green River College international students... [-]

Bachelor in Environmental Science

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Auburn

The study of Environmental Science is concerned with natural and modified environments and their interactions with biological (including human) systems. [+]

The study of Environmental Science is concerned with natural and modified environments and their interactions with biological (including human) systems. Students gain an understanding of the environmental and ecological context, including positive and negative impacts, and methods to analyze, interrelate, and resolve these complex systems. This program is designed to meet a wide variety of academic goals. The Associate in Science Transfer degree Option 1 encompasses some general education courses required of first‐ and second‐year students and is intended to prepare students planning to transfer to a university in the science‐related fields. It will give students the broad background needed before beginning more specialized, upper‐division courses. The curriculum is not intended to fulfill General Education/University (GER/GUR) requirements, but to prepare prospective transfer science students to enter the state universities with junior standing, not only in credits but also with major/program preparation. To earn this degree, students must complete 90‐quarter credits in courses numbered 100 or above (from approved distribution list below) and meet specific distribution requirements. No more than 25 percent of credit requirements may be taken on a pass/no‐ credit basis. Students should be aware that courses with “Pass” grades may not satisfy the requirements in their major field. Students must attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and earn a minimum of 24 credits, including the last quarter in residence, at Green River Community College. Green River - A leader in university transfer Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree.... [-]

Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Marketing & Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Auburn

Green River's BAS in Marketing and Entrepreneurship provides:

  • Practical opportunities working with area industry on real projects.
  • The skills and opportunity to create a launch-ready business of your own.
  • Development of high demand skills and abilities.
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Elevate Your Professional Skills - Advance Your Career - Build Your Business Build the skills you need for an exciting career in Marketing or to start a high-growth business of your own. Green River's BAS in Marketing and Entrepreneurship provides: Practical opportunities working with area industry on real projects. The skills and opportunity to create a launch-ready business of your own. Development of high demand skills and abilities. What will I learn in this program? Through project-based learning, you will gain valuable skills needed to succeed as a marketing professional or entrepreneur. You will learn about: Market Research, Product Management, Business Development, Product Development, Digital Marketing, Project Management, Business Planning, Entrepreneurial Finance, Integrated Promotions High-demand jobs, excellent pay, and exciting opportunities Marketing positions in King County requiring a Bachelors degree are in high demand and pay an average of $85,000 per year and up. Marketing positions requiring a bachelors degree are high-growth and high-demand nationwide. (see: US Deptartment of Labor for Marketing Managers and Analysts, ONET Online Report for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists. 49% of senior hiring managers reported difficulty finding qualified candidates for marketing-related positions when surveyed. The Workforce Development Council of King County Pipeline study showed an annual shortage of 377 candidates for Market Research Analyst positions requiring a Bachelors degrees (page 43, occupation 36). Entrepreneurs are needed and the start-up culture is highly valued in our economy. As a BAS student you will have the opportunity to build a launch-ready business and present your idea... [-]

Bachelor of Applied Science in Aeronautical Science

Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Auburn

The Green River Aeronautical Science BAS degree is designed to prepare students in employment in a variety of Aviation positions, such as pilots, dispatchers, air traffic controllers, airport management, and unmanned aerial systems.  [+]

You can go anywhere from here. Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. Our goal is to help you to achieve your dream, whether it is to transfer to a top university, better your English or experience the American college life. Green River - A leader in university transfer Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree. Our students are admitted to many top 100 world universities*, as ranked by Shanghai Jiaotong University, including: Brown University, California State University, Cornell University, Hawaii Pacific University, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, Purdue University, San Jose State University, Seattle University, Tufts University, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UNC - Chapel Hill, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Oregon, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin Washington State University *Note: Admission to selective universities is highly competitive. Green River College international students have been admitted to hundreds of universities all over the US. Students gain the qualifications needed for admission at Green River and transfer to top universities as third year juniors. Admission is not guaranteed,... [-]

Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology: Network Administration and Security

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Auburn

Earn a great living wage. Make a difference. Earn your Bachelor's in Network Administration & Security at Green River College. Reach your potential in high-demand careers such as network and systems administration, information security, and computer support. [+]

Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology: Network Administration and Security Earn a great living wage. Make a difference. Earn your Bachelor's in Network Administration & Security at Green River College. Reach your potential in high-demand careers such as network and systems administration, information security, and computer support. Earn a degree designed around the skills and certifications employers want. Hands on, applied learning with the latest technologies. Small class sizes and dedicated faculty who care about your success. Day and evening classes available with full- or part-time scheduling. Our program includes wrap-around support services, including resume services, internship resources and scholarships. Median pay for Computer Support Specialists, Network and Computer System Administrators, and Information Security Analysts is $48,900, $72,560, and $86,170 per year. Start your journey towards a new and exciting career by contacting an advisor today! Entry Requirements Incoming students must have earned associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution that includes 20 credits of general education courses. Students who do not have an associate’s degree or higher but have completed some college coursework or have prior work experience are encouraged to meet with an advisor in the Information Technology department to develop an education plan for entry into the program. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 from all college coursework is required. Students must also have earned a minimum grade of 2.5 in all technical courses including those in Computer Science and Information Technology. Lastly, the following courses, equivalent experience or certifications are strongly recommended before entering... [-]

Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology Software Development

Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Auburn

Our innovative applied bachelor’s degree program prepares graduates for high-wage, high-demand jobs such as software developer, mobile application developer, web developer and software test developer. [+]

Our innovative applied bachelor’s degree program prepares graduates for high-wage, high-demand jobs such as software developer, mobile application developer, web developer and software test developer. Hands-on experience working with the latest technologies. Small class sizes and dedicated faculty who care about your success. Day and evening classes available in Auburn and Kent Station. Our program includes resume services and career events. Financial Aid and scholarships are available to those who qualify. The demand for software developers is projected to grow by 22% through 2022 with median pay of $93,350. Start your journey towards a new and exciting career by contacting an advisor today! Entry Requirements To enter this program with third-year (junior) standing, incoming students must have earned an associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution that includes at least 20 credits of general education courses. Students who do not have an associate’s degree or higher but have completed some college coursework or have prior work experience are encouraged to meet with an advisor in the Information Technology department to develop an education plan for entry into the program. A cumulative GPA of 2.5 from all college coursework is required. Students must also have earned a minimum grade of 2.5 in all technical courses including those in Computer Science and Information Technology. Lastly, the following courses, or equivalent experience, are strongly recommended before entering this program: CS& 141 Java 1 or IT 219 Programming 1 CS 145 Java 2 or IT 220 Programming 2 IT 121 Introduction to... [-]

Bachelor of Art and Design

Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Auburn

Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree. [+]

You can go anywhere from here. Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. Our goal is to help you to achieve your dream, whether it is to transfer to a top university, better your English or experience the American college life. Green River - A leader in university transfer Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree. Our students are admitted to many top 100 world universities*, as ranked by Shanghai Jiaotong University, including: Brown University, California State University, Cornell University, Hawaii Pacific University, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, Purdue University, San Jose State University, Seattle University, Tufts University, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UNC - Chapel Hill, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Oregon, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin Washington State University *Note: Admission to selective universities is highly competitive. Green River College international students have been admitted to hundreds of universities all over the US. Students gain the qualifications needed for admission at Green River and transfer to top universities as third year juniors. Admission is not guaranteed,... [-]

Bachelor of Art and Design

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Auburn

Your education in the arts begins here. Green River College fosters an in-depth preparation for the study and creation of art. [+]

Your education in the arts begins here. Green River College fosters an in-depth preparation for the study and creation of art. At Green River you will undertake a program of study which helps each individual student find a balance between aesthetics and technique in your creative process and expression. Through the development of strong problem solving skills, you will learn to discuss the theoretical and practical meaning of your work. At Green River you can develop your ideas, build strong techniques, and create a competitive portfolio. The Associate in Fine Arts degree in Art is generally pursued by students who plan to transfer to a four‐year university. However, completion of this degree does not guarantee admission as an art major. This degree offers students a broad foundation in advanced education or a career in art. Students granted the degree meet all of the requirements of the Washington state Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA).   A portfolio highlighting the student’s best work completed at Green River Community College, emphasizing originality, facility, and exploration is highly recommended. Portfolio presentation is usually the determining factor in acceptance for Fine Arts major, and this degree provides the structure for the preparation of a strong portfolio. To earn this degree, students must complete a minimum of 105‐106 quarter credits in courses numbered 100 or higher (from approved distribution list below) and meet specific distribution requirements. No more than 25 percent of credit requirements may be taken on a pass/no‐credit basis. Students should be aware that courses with... [-]

Bachelor of Business

Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Auburn

Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree. [+]

You can go anywhere from here. Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. Our goal is to help you to achieve your dream, whether it is to transfer to a top university, better your English or experience the American college life. Green River - A leader in university transfer Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree. Our students are admitted to many top 100 world universities*, as ranked by Shanghai Jiaotong University, including: Brown University, California State University, Cornell University, Hawaii Pacific University, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, Purdue University, San Jose State University, Seattle University, Tufts University, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UNC - Chapel Hill, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Oregon, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin Washington State University *Note: Admission to selective universities is highly competitive. Green River College international students have been admitted to hundreds of universities all over the US. Students gain the qualifications needed for admission at Green River and transfer to top universities as third year juniors. Admission is not guaranteed,... [-]

Bachelor of Computer Science

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Auburn

The Computer Science program teaches students to develop computer software, analyze data and solve problems. [+]

The Computer Science program teaches students to develop computer software, analyze data and solve problems. They learn a variety of computer languages, as well as how to represent, store, access, display, edit, and transform information by programming computers. Computer science is related to many fields of study and allows students to become knowledgeable in many areas. Students are prepared for professional careers or graduate study. At Green River College you may begin your studies by taking courses that prepare you to be "major ready" and transfer to a university. While you are taking your major prerequisites within your transfer degree, you can focus your distribution choices and elective credits toward meeting your educational goals and area of interest. When can new students enroll? You may enter Green River's Computer science classes at the beginning of any quarter as space is available. How long does the program take? For those pursuing an Associate in Applied Science Transfer degree, it generally takes two years or six quarterst to complete all of the degree requirements. For those who need to improve their existing basic skills to meet the prerequisits it will take longer to complete. The Associate in Science Transfer degree Option 2 encompasses some general education courses required of first‐ and second‐year students and is intended to prepare students planning to transfer to a university in the science‐related fields. It will give students the broad background needed before beginning more specialized, upper‐division courses. The curriculum is not intended to fulfill General Education/University... [-]

Bachelor of Economics

Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Auburn

At Green River College you may begin your studies by taking courses that prepare you to be "major ready" and transfer to a university. [+]

Economics students learn to analyze systems of production and distribution of goods and services to groups and individuals. Students learn to understand and explain a variety of topics such as employment, inflation, business cycles, economic growth, markets, production, distribution, wages, profits, interest rates, money, taxes, competition, monopoly, international trade, economic history, public policy, and more. At Green River College you may begin your studies by taking courses that prepare you to be "major ready" and transfer to a university. While you are taking your major prerequisites within your transfer degree, you can focus your distribution choices and elective credits toward meeting your educational goals and area of interest. Course Descriptions Economics (ECON) ECON 100  Economic Principles and Applications  (5) General survey course stressing basic principles of economic analysis and their applications to current problems and social issues. Intended primarily for students not majoring in business or economics and not intending to take ECON 200. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL 099 or instructor's permission. Satisfies a social science requirement for AA degree. ECON 101  Economics of Competition  (5) Study of scarcity, competition, costs, prices, and profits with specific attention to resources, unions, business and government. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL 099 or instructor's permission. Satisfies a social science requirement for AA degree. ECON 194  Special Topics-Economics  (1-5) Focuses on a special topic such as inflation, unemployment, population growth, environmental pollution, energy, taxation, discrimination, poverty, crime, health care, or energy. Occasionally, a single course may cover several of these topics. Consists of lectures, class... [-]

Bachelor of Journalism

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Auburn

Have the first 2 years of your Bachelor of Journalism at Green River. [+]

You can go anywhere from here. Have the first 2 years of your Bachelor of Journalism at Green River. Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. Our goal is to help you to achieve your dream, whether it is to transfer to a top university, better your English or experience the American college life. About University Transfer Pathway (UTP) Green River College's University Transfer Pathway (UTP) Program provides Conditional Guarantee and Designated Pathways to over 30 partner institutions in the United States and abroad. When you apply for either the university transfer or high school completion programs, you can choose to receive a conditional admission letter or statement from one of our UTP institutions listed below. Bring this letter along with your letter of acceptance from Green River to the United States Embassy or Consulate when applying for your student visa. Green River - A leader in university transfer Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree. Our students are admitted to many top 100 world universities*, as ranked by Shanghai Jiaotong University, including: Brown University, California State University, Cornell University, Hawaii Pacific University, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute,... [-]

Bachelor of Sociology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Auburn

Have the first 2 years of your Bachelor of Sociology at Green River. [+]

You can go anywhere from here. Have the first 2 years of your Bachelor of Sociology at Green River. Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great service it offers to each and everyone of our students. Our goal is to help you to achieve your dream, whether it is to transfer to a top university, better your English or experience the American college life. About University Transfer Pathway (UTP) Green River College's University Transfer Pathway (UTP) Program provides Conditional Guarantee and Designated Pathways to over 30 partner institutions in the United States and abroad. When you apply for either the university transfer or high school completion programs, you can choose to receive a conditional admission letter or statement from one of our UTP institutions listed below. Bring this letter along with your letter of acceptance from Green River to the United States Embassy or Consulate when applying for your student visa. Green River - A leader in university transfer Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree. Our students are admitted to many top 100 world universities*, as ranked by Shanghai Jiaotong University, including: Brown University, California State University, Cornell University, Hawaii Pacific University, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute,... [-]

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