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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 Length

    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
    BAS-AM Ed Plan (pdf)

    The winter 2017 cohort schedule can be requested from

  • How to Apply

    Typically, BAS-AM classes start every September, with the application period opening in February.

    Priority Applications for the fall 2017 cohort of BAS-AM will be accepted from Feb. 1 - March 15.

    Download the BAS Application Packet (pdf) and BAS-AM Handbook (pdf) for important details.

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  • Program Requirements

    Required Degree
    Associate (two-year) degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university (there are no time limits for when the degree was earned) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5

    Required Courses
    The following courses must be completed prior to earning the bachelor’s degree.

    The courses can be included in the two-year degree or 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.

    A minimum 2.0 GPA is required for each course.
    - English 101 (5 credits)
    - Any college-level math that requires Math 99 as a prerequisite (5 credits)
    - Social science (5 credits)
    - Natural science (5 credits)
    - Communications, quantitative skills, humanities, social science, or natural science (5 credits total)

    Recommended Courses
    - English 102 or English 235
    - CMST& 220
    - Accounting 201 and 202

  • 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.

    Applications for scholarships for the fall 2017 cohort will be accepted Feb. 1-March 15. The application link will be posted here as soon as it's available.