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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
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations3
DLM Mathematics3-4
DLN Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab4
DLN Natural, Physical, and Applied Sciences course in a second field3-4
DLV Visual and Performing Arts3
DLL Literature and Humanities3-4
DLS Social Sciences course3
DLS 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
CID BAS 310 Communication in the Applied Sciences3
BAS 425 Creating a Culture of Safety3
FF BAS 495 Capstone in the Applied Sciences3
In addition, complete either the following requirements or the Online Track requirements to graduate with a Bachelor of Applied Science.
Area(s) of Emphasis*
15 upper-division credits from one area of emphasis or
18 upper-division credits from two areas of emphasis — nine (9) credits from each emphasis.
*Area(s) of emphasis must be approved by the student’s advisor.
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits
Credits for Internship 493, Conference or Workshop 494, Independent Study 496, and Seminar 498 are limited to a combined total of nine (9) credits.
Electives to total 120 credits
Must be academic credits. Up to three (3) credits may come from BRNCOFIT courses.
Online Track
Course Number and TitleCredits
Select 30 upper-division credits from two (2) of the Areas of Emphasis listed below.
Business Bridge to Career Emphasis (12-18)
BUSBTC 301 Business Foundations I
BUSBTC 302 Business Foundations II
BUSBTC 310 Creating Value with People
BUSBTC 320 Creating Value for Customers
BUSBTC 330 Creating Value through Investment
BUSBTC 410 Business Planning Applications

Applied Leadership Emphasis (12)
LEAD 325 Foundations of Leadership
LEAD 326 The Practice of Leadership
LEAD 490 Capstone in Leadership
MDS 410 Case Studies in Leadership

Multidisciplinary Studies Emphasis (12-18)
BAS 493 Internship
COMM 341 Nonverbal Communication
MDS 410 Case Studies in Leadership
MDS 420 Globalization
MDS 430 Ethics
MDS 440 Project Management and Design
MDS 450 Teamwork and Innovation
Electives to total 120 credits
Must be academic credits. Up to three (3) credits may come from BRNCOFIT courses.