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Applied Science (B.A.S.)

Bachelor Degree
Boise State University
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Instruction Method
Time to Degree
4 years

About the Program

Update paragraph to read "The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) at Boise State University is a world-class, interdisciplinary degree that capitalizes on and complements your technical degree (Intermediate Technical Certificate, Advanced Technical Certificate or Associate of Applied Science). You will customize your degree with certificates or courses that prepare you for challenging and rewarding professional opportunities, online or as a combination of on-campus and online. The BAS Degree builds on your technical expertise and applies the credits you've already completed to advance your career.

Program Requirements

  • Applied Sciences Credits take the following courses, take 12 credits
    12 credits
    Take the following courses:
    BAS305 - Introduction to the Applied Sciences
    1 credit
    BAS492 - Proposal for Capstone Project
    1 credit
    BAS495 - Capstone in Applied Sciences
    3 credits
    IPS315 - Integrative Thinking
    2 credits
    IPS375 - Perspective Taking
    3 credits
    IPS385 - Asking Questions and Framing Problems
    3 credits
  • Lower Division Degree Requirements: At least 37 credits from University Foundations requirements (can be completed through transfer credits).
    43 - 46 credits
  • Upper Division Degree Requirements: Complete courses in an individualized concentration or select upper division electives.
    28 - 40 credits
  • Previous Studies: Up to 48 Credits awarded for your technical degree (Intermediate Technical Certificate, Advanced Technical Certificate, or Associate of Applied Science) awarded by a regionally accredited institution.
    30 - 48 credits
Grand Total Credits

* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.