BA in Applied Studies, Applied Humanities

This degree completion program is well suited for those working in law enforcement, emergency medical services, fire authority, and other professional industries looking for career advancement. It includes foundation courses like intercultural communication, media ethics, and professional writing.

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Studies, Applied Humanities introduces you to modern technologies and communications that can be applied to a wide variety of jobs and industries. In addition to advancement in their current careers, students may qualify for roles in digital media including broadcast engineers, editors, photographers, public relations specialists, technical writers, social media analysts, and digital marketing.

  • Program curriculum delves into ethical leadership, art, media, technology and culture.
  • Program allows you to leverage the experience you have already gained and complete your degree for professional advancement. 
  • Graduates should consider pursuing a master’s in public administration well suited for those in public service.

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Next Session

Jan 08, 2018

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Ways to Learn

Hybrid

(on-campus/online)

Online

Available Campuses

Antelope Valley Campus
39115 Trade Center Drive, Suite 203, Palmdale, CA 93551
Bangor Naval Base Kitsap
1042 Tautog Circle, Silverdale, WA 98315
Fairfield Campus
4820 Business Center Drive, Suite 100, Fairfield, CA 94534
Hanford Campus
325 Mall Drive, Hanford, CA 93230
Irvine Campus
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, 1st Floor, Irvine, CA 92618
Lacey Campus
1445 Galaxy Drive NE, Suite 201, Lacey, WA 98516
Modesto Campus
5222 Pirrone Court, Salida, CA 95368
Menifee Campus
28237 La Piedra Rd, Bldg. 3000, Menifee, CA 92584
Monterey Campus
99 Pacific Street, Suite 375-B, Monterey, CA 93940
Fully Online
Working adults prefer the flexible format that allows them study any time of day.
Ontario Campus
3990 Concours Street, Suite 100, Ontario, CA 91764
Palm Desert Campus
75-105 Merle Dr, Suite 800, Bldg. B, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Riverside Campus
3550 Vine Street, Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92507
Roseville Campus
400 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 200, Roseville, CA 95661
Santa Clarita Campus
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Room UCEN 204c, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
San Diego Campus
7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Santa Maria Campus
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A-1, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Visalia Campus
649 South County Center Drive, Visalia, CA 93277
Victorville Campus
13911 Park Avenue, Suite 100, Victorville, CA 92392
Walnut Creek Campus
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Whidbey Island NAS Campus
1045 W. Midway Street, Room 116, Bldg. 2739, Oak Harbor, WA 98278
Yuba City Campus
3301 East Onstott Road, Yuba City, CA 95991
The Brandman program, at the end of the day, was real deal education. I wasn't interested in just paying a bunch of money to get a degree. I wanted a degree that gave me a skillset that I could use on the job.
Tom Schultz, Fire Chief | BA, Applied Studies, 2015

Admission Requirements

Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  • 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent
  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Transcripts

Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

active military?

Admissibility and minimum transfer credit awarded will be determined based on the Community College of the Air Force, SMART, AARTS or JST transcripts.

Short Transferable Credits?

Brandman’s School of Extended Education offers a 4 course program allowing you to earn up to the 12 credits needed for admission. Check out the Brandman Track to learn more.

Program Curriculum

  • In addition to the University General Education and elective requirements, the BAAS has a foundation requirement of 15 credits and a degree concentration of 21 credit hours at the upper division level. All courses taken in the major program must be passed with a letter grade of “C” or higher.

    Courses may be used to fulfill both major and general education requirements.

    LBSU 306

    Transition to Applied Studies

    3

    COMU 315

    Intercultural Communication

    3

    COMU 375

    Media Ethics

    3

    ENGU 380

    Professional Writing

    3

    LBSU 487

    Applied Studies Capstone 3
    Total Credits 15
  • ENGU 348

    Writing and Producing for New Media in the 21st Century

    3

    ENGU 350

    Ethical Leadership through Literature

    3

    HISU 317

    Modern Middle Eastern History

    3

    or HISU 319

    Modern European History

    HISU 330

    America and Its Revolution: The Bonfires of Change

    3

    HUMU 250

    Humanities in the Digital Culture

    3

    HUMU 345

    Art, Media Technology, and Culture

    3

    Select one upper division course from Humanities, English, Philosophy, History or Liberal Studies

    3
    Total Credits 21

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