Bachelor of Applied Science

The following requirements are effective for students admitted on or after Fall 2017:

  • Associate degree from an accredited institution with applied science/arts major or
  • 41 credit hours of applied science/arts credits or
  • Completion of an FAA certified Flight Instructor Instrument Rated Certification or Commercial Pilot Certification
  • Students MUST declare a minor as part of the BAS degree requirements
  • Minimum 121 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 30 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Upper-Level Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.00
  • INT 385W Portfolio Preparation and Presentation (3)
  • Complete one of the following Communications electives (3):
    • COM 101 Public Speaking
    • COM 102 Interpersonal Communications
    • COM 104 Communications in Groups and Organizations
    • COM 106 Oral Communication of Literature
  • ENG 101 College Writing (3)
  • Complete one of the following English electives (3):
    • ENG 102W Introduction to Literature
    • ENG 317W Professional Writing
  • Complete one of the following Fine Arts electives (3):
    • ART 1xx any 100-level Art course
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG 351 Creative Writing I
    • ENG 452 Creative Writing II
    • MUH 1xx any 100-level Music History course
    • MUS 1xx any 100-level Music course
  • Complete two of the following Humanities electives (6):
    • AME xxx any American Studies course
    • ARH 105 History of Art & Architecture I
    • ARH 106 History of Art & Architecture II
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG xxx any English course (except ENG 101 or 317w)
    • FRE xxx any French course
    • HGH xxx any Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide course
    • HTY xxx any History course
    • HUM xxx any Humanities course
    • MUH xxx any Music History course
    • PHI xxx any Philosophy course (except PHI 135 or 335)
    • SPA xxx any Spanish course
    • WGS xxx any Women and Gender Studies course
  • Complete any 100-level or higher mathematics elective (3)
  • Complete any laboratory science elective (4)
  • Complete one of the following Computer Information Science electives (3):
    • CIS 100 Introduction to Computer Applications
    • CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Science
  • Complete any math, science or computer science course (3)
  • Complete two of the following Social Science electives (6):
    • ANT 1xx any 100-level Anthropology course
    • ECO 1xx any 100-level Economics course
    • ECO 201 Macroeconomics
    • ECO 202 Microeconomics
    • JUS 1xx any 100-level Justice Studies course
    • POS 1xx any 100-level Political Science course
    • PSY 1xx any 100-level Psychology course
    • SOC 1xx any 100-level Sociology course
    • SSC 1xx any 100-level Social Science course
  • Complete 27 credits of upper-level (300-400 level) electives, 6 credits of which must be in the discipline of the minor (27)
  • Complete 54 credits of 100-level or higher general electives to reach the required 121 credit hour requirements (54) Once admitted to the BAS degree, the number of electives will vary by individual student, depending on the amount of transfer credits.

Minor
Students completing the Bachelor in Applied Science must complete a minor. UMA minor options can be found at the checksheet page.

This program resides under the College of Professional Studies