Bachelor of Applied Arts & Science in Applied Leadership

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Bachelor of Applied Arts & Science in Applied Leadership

Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning

Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences in Applied Leadership (BAAS)

Students seeking the 120-hour Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (B.A.A.S.) degree must first obtain an associate degree from an approved institution. This degree requires 60 hours of coursework at Texas Tech University in addition to the initial 60 hours transferred from an approved collaborating institution.

The program is administered by the Office of the Provost, and interested students should contact the student services centre in University Studies (806.742.7100).

Degree Requirements

1. Hours Required and General/College Requirement

A minimum of 120 semester hours, 40 of which must be at the junior/senior level, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree as specified in the "General Requirements" in the Undergraduate Academics section of this catalogue.

2. Major Requirements

Occupational Specialization, 36 Hours.

Comprised of courses related to a specific occupation, field, or subject. The occupational specialization typically consists of field-specific coursework completed for an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree at a community college. Active-duty military or veterans may receive credit for technical or other formal training courses under this component of the degree plan. Other students who have not completed an occupational specialization through courses taken in a community college or in the military may create one by selecting a primary area of study.

Professional Development Concentrations, 36 Hours.

Consists of two separate multidisciplinary concentrations that serve to enhance the skills acquired by the student through an associate's degree or are complimentary themes of interest. Requires completion of 36 hours in two separate concentrations of 18 hours each.

Concentration I: 18 semester hours of coursework from one of the concentration areas offered through the B.A.A.S. (areas of concentration include human resource development, agricultural leadership, or studies in personal finance) and approved by a B.A.A.S. advisor. Refer to Undergraduate Fields of Study in the TTU Catalog and a B.A.A.S. advisor for other approved areas.

Concentration II: 18 semester hours approved by a B.A.A.S. advisor.

3. Core Curriculum Requirements, 44 Hours.

Select any approved Texas Tech courses deemed by a B.A.A.S. advisor as appropriate to the degree. Caution must be exercised to ensure the student fulfills the university requirement of 40 hours of junior/senior level coursework.nsure the student fulfills the university requirement of 40 hours of junior/senior level coursework.

4. Capstone and Multicultural Requirement, 6 Hours.

3-hour multicultural course (page 61) and the capstone course, INTS 4350.

Online B.A.A.S. Degree Programme

Students seeking the 120-hour Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (B.A.A.S.) degree must first obtain an associate degree from an approved institution

The following credit may be submitted for consideration:

  • Credits may be awarded for military training Community College of Air Force (CCAF) or American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Academic credits from regionally accredited institutions of higher education may be transferred into the program.

Texas Veterans may be eligible for Hazelwood Financial Assistance.

Recommended Upper-Division Curriculum

Third Year

Fall

  • Concentration Area 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Concentration Area 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Concentration Area 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Core Electives 6 Semester Credit Hours *
  • Total: 15

Spring

  • Concentration Area 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Concentration Area 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Concentration Area 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Core Electives 6 Semester Credit Hours *
  • Total: 15

Summer

  • Concentration Area 6 Semester Credit Hours
  • Total: 6

Fourth Year

Fall

  • Concentration Area 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Concentration Area 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Multicultural Elective 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Core Electives 6 Semester Credit Hours *
  • Total: 15

Spring

  • Concentration Area 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Concentration Area 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • INTS 4350 - Capstone in Integrative Studies 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Core Electives 6 Semester Credit Hours *
  • Total: 15

Note:

Years 3 and 4 represent additional 60 credits to be taken at Texas Tech. When combined with 60 hours transferred from an approved institution, the total required number of hours is 120. Students must be advised by the B.A.A.S. advisor before starting the program at Texas Tech.

Prerequisites for courses selected in the concentration areas must be completed and, depending on the concentration, may not count toward the 18-hour minimum in each concentration.

If an entering student has not completed two years of a single foreign language in high school or has not transferred at least two semesters of a single foreign language from another college, the student must complete at least two semesters (or its equivalent) of a single foreign language at the first-year level as a graduation requirement.

For the Life and Physical Sciences core requirement, 6 hours will fulfil the core curriculum requirements, but Texas Tech also requires for graduation a 2-hour science laboratory that is not part of the core curriculum.

Students must complete 6 hours of writing intensive coursework. INTS 4350 will satisfy 3 hours of writing intensive coursework. Students will need to select another 3-hour writing intensive course within their degree plan.

* Texas Tech University requires 44 hours of the core curriculum in order to graduate from the institution.

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