Bachelor of Applied Science

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi builds on knowledge and skills students with formal training in a vocational-technical studies area have acquired.  Students may choose from 11 different tracks to obtain the degree.  Each track is designed to meet a workforce need and is comprised of interdisciplinary course requirements. The following tracks are available:
  • Applied Leadership
  • Childhood Development/Early Childhood
  • Community and Mental Health
  • Criminal Justice
  • Digital Information Mapping
  • Emergency Response
  • Environmental and Occupational Safety
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Information Technology
  • Legal Studies
  • Technical Communication

Admission: Students need an AAS degree from a recognized program or completion of up to 33 hours of vocational/technical credit from an accredited junior college.  Students must have completed some vocational-technical training to be admitted into the program.

If you would like to apply, please:

  1. Submit an application to the university by going to  Mark “Applied Science” as your major.
  2. Send transcripts from all of the colleges you have previously attended.  
  3. Please call to schedule an appointment with the Academic Advisor to discuss your degree program and the transfer of your vocational/technical coursework.
  4. Once your application is complete, you will receive an admission decision in about 2 weeks.

Feel free to contact the Department of Undergraduate Studies to schedule an appointment, if you have questions at any step of the process.

Program Contact Information:

Department of Undergraduate Studies
Office: Faculty Center 148
Phone: (361) 825-2700