Requirements for the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree with a major in Applied Arts and Sciences include the following:
Hours Required and General/College Requirements: A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree.
Major Requirements: 9 hours in Professional Foundation courses; including the following courses listed below. Note: Students must receive a C or better in APAS core curriculum classes.
Professional Development Requirements: Completion of three interdisciplinary concentrations of courses consisting of 12 hours per concentration. One (12 hours) concentration area must be taken from UNT Dallas; choose from one of the following disciplines:
Human Services Management & Leadership
Substance Abuse and Addiction
Alternative Dispute Resolution
The remaining two concentration areas (24 hours) may come from any other department at UNT Dallas or may consist of technical/professional coursework already completed at a community college (or in the military) as part of an associate’s degree. Note: A certificate can be used as a Professional Development area; please see your advisor for specifics.
Occupational Specialization Requirements: The occupational specialization degree component consists of 21 hours of credits from courses related to a specific job or field of study. For many BAAS students, it typically consists of the field or occupationally-specific coursework they completed for their associate’s degree.
GPA Requirements: All students entering the APAS program must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 to qualify for graduation.
Suggested Academic Plan
This is a suggested academic plan for full-time students. Students may make adjustments and consult the current Undergraduate Catalog for course prerequisites.
*Denotes classes that satisfy a requirement where there may be other class choices available, please see your advisor for full course list.
^ Denotes General Elective to be taken only if needed; please see your advisor for options.