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Bachelor of Applied Science—Information Technology: Application Development (BAS-IT: AD)

Information Technology Applications Development

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology: Application Development (BAS-IT: AD) program has been designed to ensure graduates have a strong technical foundation in application and software development.

Students are prepared to work in teams as application developers and designers, to manage IT projects, and to prepare software documentation.

  • Program Details

    The BAS-IT:AD program is an additional two years of full-time study beyond a two-year associate degree.
    • Six quarters of classes
    • Three classes (15 credits) per quarter
    • No summer classes
    BAS-IT: AD Ed Plan (pdf)

  • How to Apply

    BAS-IT:AD classes start every September.

    Applications are now being accepted for fall 2018.

    Download the BAS Application Packet (pdf) for dates and important details.

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  • Program Requirements

    Required Degree

    Admission into the BAS-IT: AD program is merit-based.Meeting the minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission as the number of qualified applicants may exceed the number of amiable enrollment spaces. In order to be placed into the admissions pool, applicants must complete or submit the following:

    • Completion of the BAS application materials
    • Proof of an earned associate’s or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
    • Proof of completing 10 or more lower division credits in programming languages with a minimum 2.0 grade in each course

    Required Courses

    The following courses must be completed prior to earning a bachelor's degree. These courses can be included in the two year degree or be completed during the bachelor’s program in addition to the required courses. Students who have completed the requirements at the time of application will receive preferred entrance consideration.

    • ENGL& 101 – English Composition I (5 credits)
    • Social Science – any 100 level or above course that carries Social Science (SS) distribution
    • CMST& 220 – Public Speaking (5 credits)
    • Natural Science – any 100 level or above course that carries Natural Science (NS) distribution w/lab
    • MATH& 141 – Pre-Calculus I (5 credits) OR MATH 118 Linear Algebra (5 credits) OR MATH 128 Discrete Structures (5 credits)
    • Five additional credits in the general education requirement

  • Tuition and Fees
    The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) sets the tuition rate.

    For the current year's tuition rate, see Tuition & Fees—Applied Baccalaureate Degree Program. There will be additional lab fees for BAS-IT: AD students.

    The cost of room and board would be additional.

    Financial Aid
    For information on applying for financial aid, see Financial Aid.

    Students can apply for scholarships online from Dec. 1-March 1.

    Visit the scholarships page for information and a link to the online application.