Apr 23, 2024  
2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog

Associate in Arts - Bridge to Native Pathways

Grays Harbor College, The Evergreen State College, and the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges have partnered to provide improved access to the Associate in Arts  Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) degree to residents of tribal communities in Western Washington. This liberal arts program is intellectually rigorous and culturally relevant. It honors indigenous knowledge and Western European scholarly traditions.

Students enrolled in this cohort program earn the GHC Associate in Arts  Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) degree and can matriculate directly into Native American Pathways BA program at The Evergreen State College, a liberal arts degree which has served six Western Washington tribal communities with positive outcomes since 1989.

Students pursuing the Associate in Arts  -DTA through the Bridge to Native Pathways program take 15 of the required 90 credits at the Evergreen State College Longhouse in Olympia, WA. These credits are considered academic electives. Courses supporting this program are offered online through GHC and on ground at The Evergreen State College Longhouse in Olympia. Check with program advisors for specific course selections.

Students are supported by upper division students, faculty mentors, and by GHC outreach and student support services. For more information on the Bridge program contact the Bridge Program Coordinator/Advisor at (360) 538-4209.