The B.A.S. in Applied Science program within the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences combines the technical concentration knowledge earned in the student's Associate of Applied Science degree with a broader education gained at the bachelor's level of education. Included in the Applied Science program of study is an area of concentration (using an approved West campus minor or creating a concentration that is completely individualized) unique to their own interests and career pursuits.
For example, the area of concentration can include, but is not limited to:
The Applied Science program is capped with an internship experience.
Students from western states who select this major may be eligible for a reduced nonresident tuition rate of 150 percent of Arizona resident tuition plus all applicable fees. See more information and eligibility requirements on the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program web site.
Additional Program Fee: No
Second Language Requirement: No
Applied Science, BAS Checksheet 2013-2014 (pdf 154 KB)
Students applying to this program must have completed an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. Not available for freshmen.
Emphasizing professional study combined with a specific area of concentration (e.g., business, communication studies, English, gerontology, history, psychology or pre-professional studies), students tailor their programs to meet individualized career goals. The capstone internship program prepares students to make the transition smoothly to post-baccalaureate employment in business, cultural, educational, community and human service settings, as well as to graduate school. Students planning graduate or professional degrees in law, business, social sciences, helping professions, or in traditional disciplines benefit from the flexibility of this Applied Science program for a broad range of future academic and career pursuits.
Ready to start your future? Contact SHArCS to learn more about the Applied Science Program (B.A.S.).