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Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) is designed for mature adults who need individualized academic programs that award credit for nontraditional forms of learning. It is designed to give working adults an accelerated route to a bachelor’s degree by earning credit for work experience, non-collegiate instruction and test scores. You may receive:


To earn the remaining credits you need for a BAAS, you will be able to select courses from multiple academic disciplines to meet your goals. This program’s focus is on developing broad skills that are applicable to a wide range of occupations.


Courses meet for eight weeks or for 16 weeks. Online and distance learning courses are available, including hybrid courses. Evening courses are offered at Alamo University Center in San Antonio, Round Rock Campus  (RRC), and on campus in San Marcos.

Meet with one of our advisors to learn more. Call 512.245.2115512.245.2115 (San Marcos), 512.716.4541512.716.4541 (Round Rock), 210.659.0954210.659.0954 (San Antonio)
or e-mail owls@txstate.edu.