Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Applied Science - Administration, Bachelor of Applied Science


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If you have completed or will complete an associate degree from a community college, you may pursue the Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) at Northern Arizona University.

Our goal in offering the B.A.S. degree is to provide you with a general knowledge of management, organizational, and policy issues and to advance your communication, computer, and quantitative skills. This degree also offers you the opportunity to complete a specialization that will broaden your career horizons, promote life-long learning, and enrich your life. Northern Arizona University offers this degree at selected campuses throughout Arizona.

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Careers

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Administration?

If you have completed an associate’s degree, our BAS with a specialization in Administration can help you seek entry, or advancement within, a variety of administrative occupations, including the private sector. The BAS in Administration is not a traditional business administration degree but offers additional traininig in administration.

You will be provided with the means to develop creative thinking skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, effective interpersonal skills, and problem-solving skills. The flexible delivery plans help you fit your studies into your life. Dedicated faculty will help you succeed.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Management
  • Banking
  • Sales
  • Community development

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Attorney
  • Certified public accountant
  • Financial analyst
  • Community college instructor

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Applied Science - Administration, Bachelor of Applied Science


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Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 120
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 114
Additional Admission Requirements Required
Some online/blended coursework Required
AZ Transfer Students complete AGEC-A Recommended
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Student Learning Outcomes

1. Communicate business information professionally (oral and written).
2. Recognize and solve business problems in an ethical manner.
3. Understand core management principles (human resources, organizational behavior, global dimensions, information systems, and leadership, as well as accounting, finance, economics and legal environment).
4. Work well in teams, including virtual settings. Student learning will be assessed upon entry to the program (BBA 300) and upon completion of the program (BBA 490C), as well as a variety of intermediate levels, as well as self-assessment measures of student satisfaction in each class.
 
In addition, students will meet the following NAU learning objectives for global learning, consistent with the department and program mission statements:

1. Global engagement – Analyze, synthesize, and evaluate the interconnectedness and interdependence of the human experience on a global scale.
2. Diversity – Understand and critically reflect upon the nature and consequences of diversity in both the social (e.g., ethnic, religious, cultural) world and the natural environment, and understand how this diversity both alters and is altered in a world characterized by increasing global interaction. 3. Environmental sustainability – Understand the importance of and options for environmental sustainability in local and global terms; understand the range of ethical perspectives concerning the uses of natural resources and the impact of these perspectives on creating a sustainable relationship to the natural environment.

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Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Liberal Studies Requirement
Associate Degree Transfer Block
Major Requirements
General Electives
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