The program is designed to accommodate the different educational backgrounds of students from a variety of professions and industries. The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Studies is ideal for those who want to build upon their technical and occupational skills by customizing their degrees to directly align with their career paths. Its cross-disciplinary curriculum explores multicultural perspectives, sociological change, technological advances and leadership theories to prepare them to compete in today’s workforce.
Students will construct meaningful plans for selecting courses with the help of their academic advisors. At the end of their studies they will complete a capstone course that synthesizes learning outcomes through the development of a personal portfolio. Brandman also offers an emphasis for the B.A. Applied Studies in Supply Chain Systems.
Applicants intending on enrolling in this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:
All courses taken in the major program must be passed with a grade equivalent of “C” or higher. Courses may be used to fulfill both major and general education requirements.
Foundation courses (15 credits):
|LBSU 305||Frameworks of Understanding||3|
|OLCU 350||Leadership and Professional Ethics||3|
|SOCU 453||Sociology of Social Conflict, Analysis, and Resolution||3|
|COMU 315||Intercultural Communication||3|
|LBSU 487||Applied Studies Capstone||3|
Electives (21 credits) (Must be upper division):
Students may select courses from any undergraduate course offerings upon completion of the educational plan designed in consultation with an academic advisor as part of the LBSU 305 course.
Select two courses (six credits) from Communication, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, and/or Organizational Leadership