Applied Arts and Sciences (B.A.)

The degree plan has been structured to allow a student to broaden the technical/occupational work with advanced study in business related coursework. Admission Requirements are completion of 18 or more hours from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Additionally, the student must have completed 18-30 hours in an Occupational/Technical area or other academic area consisting of one discipline.


A. Completion of 46 semester hours of the UIW Core Curriculum

Refer to the Core Curriculum course options listed in the Institutional Policies section of this catalog.  Students in this program must also complete COMP 1301, Computer Literacy, as part of the Core Curriculum.

Upper Level Electives Module:

Free elective hours some of which may be needed to meet the 36-hour upper division requirement for graduation

B. Professional Development Module (30 hours):

Select 30 hours of Business related coursework from the following list.

MGT 3340Concepts/Functions Management

MGT 3354Theo/Conc Personnel Management


BLW 3317Legal Aspects of Business


HRES 3330Human Resources and the Law


MKT 3331Intro Marketing Concepts/Strat

MGT 4355Organizational Behavior

HRES 3350Staffing

ORGD 3340Organizational Development

ORGD 3360Teambuilding in Organizations

ORGD 4350Leadership in Organizations

MGT 4390Ethical Practices in Business

C. Primary Module: 18-30 hours

18-30 hours normally taken at a community college in an occupational or technical field related to Business, Education, Humanities, Arts, or Sciences.

D. General electives to meet 120 total credit hours

E. 45 Clock hours of Community Service

Students must complete a minimum of 45 semester hours are taken at UIW and at least 36 hours must be upper division credits.

Active-duty military students must take a minimum of 30 hours, or at least 25% of the total degree plan, at UIW.
Total requirements must equal at least 120 credit hours to be eligible for graduation.