Office of General Majors

Major in Applied Arts and Sciences (Major Code: 601)

This degree assumes completion of an associate of applied science degree at a community college or completion of an appropriate occupational certificate prior to starting work on the B.A.A.S. degree at WTAMU. Included in this credit must be a transfer of technical-vocational credits, up to a maximum of 48 hours.

Also required are completion of the core curriculum (42 hours) and fulfillment of other University requirements, including 39 advanced hours in residence at WTAMU, for a total of 120 semester hours with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. This degree includes a professional development core of 18-24 semester hours, specified through advisement and listed on the individual student’s degree plan. At least 12 of these hours must be advanced (3000- and 4000-level courses). The degree plan should be requested as soon as a student enters the B.A.A.S. program.

For details about the B.A.A.S. degree, see the list of approved areas of concentration and contact an advisor in the Office of General Majors:


Patricia McCormick
B.A.A.S./B.G.S. Advisor