Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) | BAS & BLS

BAS Degree Requirements

In order to graduate from the University of Iowa with your Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) you must have at least 120 semester hours from all sources with a maximum of 60 semester hours, including career-technical course work, from your associate degree or two-year institution.

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Your 120 semester hours must include:

You must also have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade-point average (GPA).

Focus your studies with an Emphasis Area or Certificate

The BAS offers four optional Emphasis Areas for students wishing to focus their studies:

BAS students also have the option to supplement their degree with a certificate program which provides for a more targeted course of study: