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Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) is designed for students who have completed a minimum of 18-30 credit hours of previous work in an occupational or technical field, and who want to utilize those hours toward completing a BA degree. Note that you must have 18 hours in a single field (you cannot mix and match fields). Examples of occupational course work could include military experience, as well as classes completed at technical schools and community colleges. These classes are in fields such as Cosmetology, Paralegal, Culinary Arts, Paramedic Training, and Dental Hygiene. We will combine these transfer hours with a professional component and electives to give students excellent administrative background for a variety of career options. The student will be able to use this degree in preparation for a graduate degree such as the MBA or MAA.

Major Requirements

Completion of 43/44 semester hours of the UIW Core Curriculum

Professional Developmental Module: (30 hours)

BMGT 3340 Management Theory and Practice
BMGT 3354 Human Resource Management
HRES 3330 HR and the Law
BMKT 3331 Principles of Marketing
BMGT 4355 Organizational Behavior
HRES 3350 Staffing
ORGD 3340 Organizational Development
ORGD 3360 Team Building in Organizations
ORGD 4350 Leadership in Organizations
BMGT 4390 Business Ethics

Specialization Module: (18 - 30 hours)

Eighteen to thirty hours normally taken at a community college in an occupational or technical field related to Business, Education, Humanities, Arts, or Sciences. Typically, this work constituted the major requirements for the associate’s degree at the community college.

Upper Level Elective Module: (13 - 25 hours)

13 - 25 hours as needed to meet the 120 total credits and 36-hour upper level requirement for graduation.

Total requirements must equal at least 120 credit hours to be eligible for graduation.

Transfer Policy

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