What will I learn?

Degree Description

The Lamar University Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree provides you a direct path to a fully accredited bachelor’s degree if you have completed course work for technical, applied or military credit or if you have a technical or applied degree from a community or technical college.

Why Study Applied Arts and Sciences at Lamar?

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at Lamar University is designed for students who typically have already gained some real-world work experience. This includes active-duty military or veterans seeking college credit for courses taken as part of their training in the service, transfer students wanting credit for workforce or technical courses taken at a community or technical college, students interested in developing multiple areas of expertise and students who have a significant number of credit hours.

Our BAAS program accepts and builds on these unique credits, combining them with course work intended to meet your individual or career goals. Flexible evening, weekend and online courses make it easy for you to earn a BAAS degree while balancing full-time or part-time work and your personal life.

Courses You May Take

Narrative for Prior Experiential Learning Credit: You will be guided to develop an outcome-based learning narrative which will allow you the opportunity to translate knowledge and skills obtained through life and work experiences into academic credit.

Lifelong Learning and Portfolio Development: This course lays the foundation for the program of study by investigating current issues in the philosophy of higher education. It will establish academic, personal and professional goals for degree completion while introducing you to the portfolio process and improving your critical thinking and communication skills.

Senior Seminar: This course completes the assessment of the personal, educational and professional goals and outcomes set forth in your other classes.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees
US$22,630.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected December 2019

Start date

Expected January 2020

Venue

College of Arts and Sciences

Parker Building, Room 203,

BEAUMONT,

Texas,

77710, United States

Online/Distance (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$22,630.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected December 2019

Start date

Expected January 2020

Entry requirements

For international students

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

English language requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet Based Total: 79
  • TOEFL Computer Based Total: 213
  • TOEFL Paper Based Total: 550
  • IELTS Total: 6.5

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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