Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management
Peninsula College’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management Degree builds on an existing AAS, AAS-T, AA, or AS Degree, adding upper division coursework to complete a four-year degree. Applicants are accepted year round. The program can be completed in a two- or three-year track and 100% online. Students can enter the program fall, winter, or spring. BAS courses are not offered in the summer.
The Bachelor’s of Applied Management degree is designed to provide program graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to move into management or supervisory positions or create new employment opportunities and entrepreneurial ventures in a rapidly changing global economy. Classes are held weekday evenings or online to accommodate the schedule needs of working adults. Face-to-face classes meet on the main Peninsula College campus in Port Angeles.
The Bachelor’s curriculum includes a mix of required core management and integrated studies courses. After completing the first year of the program (45 credits), each student also completes a five-credit internship which is developed by the student and employer partner.
Bachelor's Degree Info at a Glance
Program: Bachelor of Applied Science
Type: Bachelor's Degree
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and use the language, tools, concepts and models of management applicable to the professional/technical discipline
- Demonstrate the ability to apply critical thinking and knowledge in a field-specific context
- Demonstrate an understanding of management roles and the nature of leadership
- Apply the principles and philosophy of management systems
- Analyze systems for planning and decision-making
- Prepare and complete cost control processes including the ability to establish a budget, prepare cost reports, and forecast expenditures
- Employ new and developing information technologies
- Acquire, organize, analyze, and interpret information and data to make informed, reasoned, equitable decisions
- Identify and describe human behavior in an organizational setting
- Identify and analyze human resource systems for employment, compensation and training
- Institute and facilitate team-based problem-solving environments
- Develop and articulate a statement of values or code of ethics
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the community and an understanding of issues related to diversity
REQUIRED DEGREES & CLASSES
1. Bachelor applicants must have completed one of the following:
- AAS or AAS-T Degree (GPA of 2.0 or better)
- AA or AS Degree (GPA of 2.0 or better)
2. All Applicants must also have completed the following courses:
- Math class at the 100 level with Math 91, or MATH 99 as a prerequisite ( 5 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0)
- ENGL 101, English Composition I (5 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0)
- Humanities 100 or 200 level (e.g., Art, Spanish, Music, Philosophy, Communications) (5 credits)
- Natural Science 100 or 200 level (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics) (5 credits)
The face-to-face classes are enhanced with an online component, and the classes are also offered totally online. Because of this, accepted students who are new to web-based learning should consider taking Peninsula College’s one credit course, HUMDV 101—Online Classroom Success, before they begin their studies.
Excel, Word, PowerPoint and the use of email are tools BAS students will use throughout the program. Those who are not familiar with or comfortable using those programs should locate online, selfstudy resources or consider enrolling in courses offered by the College.
CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS
BAS 301 Managerial Accounting 5 credits
BAS 310 Foundations of Management Theory & Practice 5 credits
BAS 320 Organizational & Interpersonal Behavior 5 credits
BAS 325 Legal Environments in Business 5 credits
BAS 340 Applied Financial Management 5 credits
BAS 353 Global Political Economy 5 credits
BAS 358 Social Media Management 5 credits
BAS 380 Project Management 5 credits
BAS 390 Human Resources Management 5 credits
BAS 435 Operations Management 5 credits
BAS 485 Decision-Making, Ethics and Leadership 5 credits
BAS 490 Strategic Management and Policy 5 credits
ENGL 325 Professional & Organizational 5 credits
MATH 146 Statistics 5 credits
Integrated Studies 15 credits
Students are required to complete one course in each of the following areas:
Integrated Studies – Humanities Seminar
Integrated Studies – Social Science Seminar
Integrated Studies – Natural Science Seminar
INTERNSHIP (5 Credits)
Students must complete a 5 credit internship
BAS 461-465 Internship 1-5 credits
Instructions and application forms and materials are located at the College website at www.pencol.edu/bas.
Students in the Bachelor program meet with their academic advisor each quarter. The registration process, course offerings, and academic progress information is provided during advising. current Bachelor students receive preference for enrollment in program courses. Non-Bachelor students, with appropriate prerequisites, may enroll in these courses on a space-available basis and by approval of the program director.
Financial aid is available to all students who qualify. To learn more about these opportunities, visit www.pencol.edu/financial.
Tuition and Fees
Current tuition and fee information is published in the quarterly Discover PC. It is also available on the College website at www.pencol.edu or by calling the Student Services Office at(360) 417-6340.