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Program Highlights

The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Studies is available to transfer students who have completed a block of twenty-one (21) semester hours in a designated field of study. 

Students must complete twenty-seven (27) semester hours from the disciplines of Business Administration, Human Behavior and Development or Communication at the 3000/4000 levels.

This program can be completed through a combination of online and on-campus courses or 100% online.

Career Impact

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Studies will be able to Demonstrate the ability to combine technical expertise and business administration and human behavior competencies to arrive at appropriate, effective decisions.

Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively to meet organizational goals or objectives.

Apply the technical and cognitive skills necessary to remain relevant in the workplace.

Earning Your Degree

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Degree Plan Requirements

45hrs

General Education

27hrs

General Electives

48hrs

Applied Requirements

The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Applied Studies program is designed to enable the adult student who has a concentrated block of hours in a specific field of study but has not completed the requirements to complete a degree by providing the cognitive and technical skills of effective communication, business administration, human behavior, and development, problem-solving, and decision-making necessary to remain relevant in the workplace. The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Studies is available to transfer students who have completed a block of twenty-one (21) semester hours in a designated field of study. Students must complete twenty-seven (27) semester hours in the disciplines of Business Administration, Human Behavior, and Development or Communication at the 3000/4000 levels.  This degree enables students to combine a concentration of lower-level coursework with upper-level university credits in three designated areas resulting in an application-oriented degree program.

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Studies will be able to:

  • Appraise information to connect technical expertise, business administration skills, human behavior knowledge, and communication skills to make appropriate, effective decisions.
  • Analyze information to create effective oral and written communication.
  • Evaluate information to identify the technical and cognitive skills necessary to remain viable in the workplace.
  • Identify the ethical responsibilities of organizations and relevant ethical issues.
  • Conduct relevant research appropriate to the discipline(s).
  • Explain how cultural differences impact management decisions.
RequirementCredit Hours
General Education Requirements45 hours
General Electives - 1000-4000 level courses that do not meet other degree requirements.27 hours
Applied Requirements48 hours
A block of 21 semester hours must be transferred to Amberton University from a specific field of study. 21 hours
27 hours must be completed at Amberton University at the 3000/4000 level selected from any of the Business Administration, Human Behavior & Development or Communication course offerings27 hours
Total Credit Hours120 hours
Minimum requirements for a BS in Applied Studies
Semester hours completed at Amberton University33 hours
Semester hours completed at the 3000/4000 level42 hours
Semester hours completed at the 3000/4000 level at Amberton University27 hours
Semester hours for a degree120 hours
Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) required2.0

Degree Plan Requirements

45hrs

General Education

27hrs

General Electives

48hrs

Applied Requirements

Stackable Certifications:

Certification programs can be earned in conjunction with degree programs or as stand-alone programs of study.  Students may earn one or more certifications offered by Amberton while pursuing this degree.

 

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“All of the professors are wonderful! They always have all the details in the beginning, the syllabus that you can go through and know what to expect the entire session. They make it workable.”

Tammy P.

Bachelor of Science - Applied Studies

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