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Selective Entry Programs

Some programs at SFCC require unique application steps in addition to the regular college application. These unique steps could be pre-requisites, specific start dates, limited number of students accepted innto the program, a specific application deadline, or any additional application requirements.

This list summarizes some of these additional requirements but be sure to check out the details on the program's page by clicking the orange button.

Audio Engineering

Program start: Fall
Pre-requisites: No
Program length: 6 quarters
Number of students each start: 40
Contact: audioengineering@sfcc.spokane.edu
Applications deadline: Interviews begin in winter

Graphic Design

Program start: Fall
Pre-requisites: No
Program length: 6 quarters
Number of students each start: 44
Contact: graphicdesign@sfcc.spokane.edu
Applications deadline: Interviews begin in winter

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Program start: Fall
Pre-requisites: No
Program length: 6 quarters
Number of students each start: 28
Contact: kristi.murphy@sfcc.spokane.edu
Applications deadline: The eligibility process begins every October. The date the eligibility forms are received by the program, establishes placement and waitlist status.
Notes: This is a low-residency program, meaning: A) Students in the Spokane area complete lab work on the SFCC campus. B) Students not within commuting distance need to find a licensed hearing instrument specialist to supervise their lab activities.
(The lab hours start winter quarter of the first year and continue through the sixth quarter.)
All students are required to visit campus three times each year - once per quarter for three days. These visits are REQUIRED for practical testing. Distance students are REQUIRED to have a guaranteed mentor in place to secure their seat in the program. See HIS Eligibility Packet.

Interpreter Training Program

Program start: Fall
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 6 quarters
Number of students each start: 25
Contact: corrine.morrow@sfcc.spokane.edu
Applications deadline: April

Interpreter Training Program Application Booklet
Interpreter Training Program Information Booklet

Notes: Program can be taken on-campus or online. Competitive entrance program, students must apply to the program to be accepted. PREREQUISITES:
1) Proof of language equivalency equal to at least the end of ASL 123 (Prefer 3.0 or above)
2) Math 107 ready 3) English 101 ready 4) Psychology 100 completed

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Program start: Fall
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 6 quarters
Number of students each start: 16-18
Contact: sunny.anderson@sfcc.spokane.edu
Applications deadline: 3/13/20
Notes: See application booklet (must download and print to submit).

Orthotic/Prosthetic Technician

Program start: Fall, Winter, Spring
Pre-requisites: No
Program length: 3-6 quarters
Number of students each start: Varies
Contact: bernard.hewey@sfcc.spokane.edu
Applications deadline: Continuous
Notes: Personal interview required for admittance. Orthotic Certificate = 1 year | Prosthetic Certificate = 1 year | Orthotic/Prosthetic AAS degree = 2 years

Physical Therapist Assistant

Program start: Fall
Pre-requisites: Yes
Program length: 6 quarters
Number of students each start: 16 or 24; alternates every year.
Contact: marie.cole@sfcc.spokane.edu
Applications deadline: 4/11/20
Notes: Information booklet and application booklet (must download and print)