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Shocker Pathway is a partnership between Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) and Wichita State University (WSU) that provides an affordable, convenient and respected way to earn a two-year Associate of Arts (AA) degree from WSU.

Shocker Pathway students earn their associate degree by beginning their general education studies at WATC and earn up to 50 credits for transfer to WSU. Upon completion of an additional 15 credit hours of general education courses at WSU, students will earn an AA degree from WSU.

Follow these steps to get started:

sp_arrow_blackApply for admission at watc.edu/apply and select “General Education-Transfer” as your planned program of study.

sp_arrow_black Take the COMPASS placement test or have your ACT scores sent to WATC.

sp_arrow_black If you have attended college somewhere else, have your transcripts sent to WATC’s office of the registrar.

sp_arrow_black File for federal financial aid at fafsa.ed.gov.

sp_arrow_black Meet with an Academic Coach at WATC to discuss your academic and career goals.

sp_arrow_black Enroll!

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For more information about how to get started, contact:
admissions@watc.edu 316.677.9400
Important Dates
January 19 Spring classes begin
March 22 Second eight week classes begin
June 6 Summer classes begin
July 5 Second four week classes begin

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There is a growing list of courses approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public postsecondary institutions. Visit kansasregents.org/transfer_articulation for more information.

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Accreditation

WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604
www.ncahlc.org • 800.621.7440

Students interested in select programs are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.

Wichita Area Technical College
4004 N Webb Rd
Wichita, Kansas, 67226
Phone: 316-677-9400
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