Jun 17, 2024  
2022-23 BTC Catalog 
2022-23 BTC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College Readiness and Success

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Transitional Studies

Building A
Email: ts@btc.edu
Phone: 360.752.8341

Transitional Studies provides opportunities, resources, and practice in basic academic skills to foster student personal growth and independence to ultimately become life-long learners and active workforce members of the community.

The Transitional Studies program offers:

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) including reading, writing, and math
  • High School Equivalency preparation (GED)
  • High School Completion (HS+)
  • English Language Acquisition (ELA) for immigrants and Limited English Proficient-LEP(DSHS) clients
  • Career Pathway planning
  • Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST)

The Transitional Studies program is open to adults who meet the following requirements:

  • Complete a basic academic skills assessment (CASAS)
  • Participate in orientation sessions
  • Commit to regular attendance
  • Have ability to participate positively in an adult learning environment
  • 16 years or older and not enrolled in a K-12 school


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