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Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Direct Transfer

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Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Direct Transfer

This program of study is designed for students to explore and develop skills in global issues, communication, natural sciences, cultural awareness, social conditions and critical thinking.

The program is a direct transfer degree designed for students who may be interested in a baccalaureate degree at Northwest Indian College or another four-year college or university. Students should consult with their advisor to ensure that courses selected meet the requirements of the four-year program they intend to pursue.

Department Chair & Faculty

Spencer Ellsworth

E-Learning Coordinator / Faculty
Location04 – Faculty Offices, Room 214
Work Phone: (360) 392-4299
 

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PROGRAM OUTCOMES

TO ACQUIRE A QUALITY EDUCATION

Upon successful completion of this program, students will:

  • Effectively communicate in diverse situations, from receiving to expressing information, both verbally and non-verbally.
  • Use analytical and critical thinking skills to draw and interpret conclusions from multiple perspectives including Indigenous
    theory and methods.

TO GIVE BACK

Upon successful completion of this program, students will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of what it means to be a people.
  • Practice community building through service learning.

TO APPLY INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE

Upon successful completion of this program, students will:

  • Exhibit a sense of place.
  • Recognize Tribal rights as they relate to human rights.

TO UTILIZE EDUCATION THROUGH WORK

Upon successful completion of this program, students will:

  • Meet the technological challenges of a modern world.
  • Work cooperatively toward a common goal.

TO ORGANIZE

Upon successful completion of this program, students will:

  • Prioritize effectively to accomplish their goals.
  • Prepare for, engage in, and complete tasks and procedures.

Student Life

NWIC students are encouraged to engage and integrate into the life of the institution. Students are offered opportunities to participate in enrichment activities through Student Affairs, student government, and residence life.

Financial Aid

Northwest Indian College administers a broad range of financial aid, scholarships, and work-study programs for students who can demonstrate financial need.

NWIC Extended Campus Locations

Northwest Indian College‘s main campus is located at the Lummi Nation. The College also has six full service extended campus sites located at Muckleshoot, Nez Perce, Nisqually, Port Gamble S’Klallam, Swinomish, and Tulalip. Please use the location links to view details for each extended campus site.

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