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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) 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.

    Apply between March 6–April 1 for the 2017 BAS Scholarship.

    Scholarship applicants must have a current and complete financial aid file.