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Bachelor of Applied Science—Applied Management (BAS-AM)

Applied Management students

The BAS-AM program provides graduates the training they need to succeed in management positions in a wide range of businesses and industries.

Graduates learn the skills needed to run a small business or entrepreneurial venture, or to apply for graduate programs at colleges and universities.

  • Program Details

    The BAS-AM program is flexible for working adults.

    All courses are hybrid with evening class hours. Hybrid courses use online learning to reduce classroom time.

    • Six quarters of classes
    • Three classes (15 credits) per quarter
    • No summer classes
    BAS-AM Ed Plan (pdf)

  • How to Apply

    BAS-AM classes start every September.

    Applications are now being accepted for fall 2018.

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

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  • Program Requirements

    Required Degree

    Admission into the BAS-AM program is competitive and 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 ALL BAS application materials
    • An earned associate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
    • Junior-level standing (90+credits)
    • Successful completion with a minimum 2.0 grade of English 101 – English Composition I (5 credits)

    Required Courses

    The following courses must be completed prior to earning a bachelor's degree. The courses can be included in the two-year degree or be completed during the bachelor’s program in addition to the required courses.

    The courses are prerequisites for upper division general education courses and must be completed prior to enrolling in the upper division course.

    Successful completion of each of these courses:

    • College-level math course for which intermediate algebra is a prerequisite (5 credits). Must complete prior to MATH 350.
    • Social science course (5 credits). Must complete prior to PSYC 320.
    • Natural science course (5 credits). Must complete prior to ENVS 440.
    • Humanities course (5 credits). Must complete prior to CMST 330.
    • English 102 – English Composition II (5 credits). Must complete prior to MGMT 360.

    The following courses are prerequisites to upper-division accounting elective courses. Students who do not meet the prerequisites will be required to complete the management electives and are not eligible to enroll in any accounting electives.

    • ACCT& 201, 202 – Principles of Accounting I & II (prerequisites for ACCT 301, 302, 401, 402, 403)
  • 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.

    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.