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Bachelor of Applied Science

Admission Requirements

  • BAS applicants must have earned an AAS before being admitted into the program.
    1. The AAS must be from a program approved by the Idaho State Board of Education
    2. Out-of-state AASs must be evaluated for meeting Idaho State Board of Education Standards. This includes:
      1. The AAS program that awarded the degree must be from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association as reported in Accredited Institutions of Post-Secondary Education.
      2. The AAS must have a minimum of 60 credits or equivalent quarter credits
  • Students must apply though Admissions. For details, see Admissions.
  • Once admitted, the applicant must submit an Application for Acceptance into the Bachelor of Applied Science Program form.

Bachelor of Applied Science
Course Number and TitleCredits
UF 200 Foundations of Ethics and Diversity3
FW ENGL 101 Writing and Rhetoric I3
FW ENGL 102 Writing and Rhetoric II3
FC Foundations of Oral Communication3
FM Foundations of Mathematics course3-4
FN Foundations of Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab4
FN Foundations of Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course in a second field3-4
FA Foundations of Arts course3
FH Foundations of Humanities course3-4
FS Foundations of Social Sciences course3
FS Foundations of Social Sciences course in a second field3
Technical Education credits from a technical associate degree (AAS or equivalent) awarded by a regionally accredited institution.40
BAS 305 Introduction to the Applied Sciences1
BAS 492 Capstone Project2
FF BAS 495 Capstone Project1
MDS 315 Integrative Learning2
MDS 375 Perspective Taking3
MDS 385 Asking Questions and Framing Problems3
In addition, complete the requirements of either the Flex Track or the Online Track to graduate with a Bachelor of Applied Science.
Flex Track
Emphasis Area(s)
Select 18 upper-division credits from one or more emphasis areas. Emphasis area(s) must be approved by the student’s advisor.*
18
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits*10
Electives to total 120 credits3-6
Total120
Online Track
Emphasis Area(s)
Select 18 upper-division credits from one or more emphasis areas. Emphasis area(s) must be approved by the student’s advisor.*
18
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits*10
Electives to total 120 credits3-6
Total120
*493 Internship, 494 Conference or Workshop, and 496 Independent Study are limited to a combined total of nine (9) credits.