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CalSouthern’s Bachelor of Applied Science is designed for those who have accumulated college course credits but, due to life circumstances, have never completed their degree. The program is structured to maximize the value of your transfer credits, whether they were earned at another university or through programs that offer college credit for professional or military training and experiences, such as CLEP, DSST/DANTES or ACE CREDIT. Up to 90 credits can be accepted in transfer, which will have you well on your way to finally completing your degree.

The Bachelor of Applied Science’s required core courses provide a well-rounded business curriculum. Students can build on this foundation by choosing elective courses that focus their studies in subject areas such as management, accounting, human resources, leadership, marketing or international business, among others. You’ll learn from dedicated educators who are also experienced, business professionals. They will work with you one-on-one to help you apply what you’ve learned to solve real-world issues, using both your coursework and life experience.

Program Length

4 Years (full-time status)

With maximum transfer credits and by taking courses simultaneously, Learners can complete the degree program in as little as 10 months. Or, Learners can proceed at a more leisurely pace and complete in six years or more.


The program learning outcomes of the Bachelor of Applied Science program are:

Written Communication

Demonstrate the ability to communicate with others using written communication resulting in the ability to make persuasive presentations and leverage technology to enhance communications.

Oral Communication

Demonstrate competence in utilizing oral communication skills appropriately given the purpose and the context of the communication.

Critical Thinking

Employ critical thinking and reasoning skills to a broad understanding of creative-problem solving techniques and information systems and technology in support of organizational goals.

Cultural And Social Understanding

Recognize the importance of diversity and develop an understanding of the local and global impact of information technology on individuals, organizations, and society.

Information Literacy

Demonstrate the application of business competencies, information technology competencies, and project management competencies necessary for organizational success.

Personal Development

Apply core competencies learned in the graduate’s chosen concentration to function as a successful professional as related to both personal and professional goals.

Quantitative Reasoning

Exhibit analytical thought and informed judgment through the use of mathematical reasoning, and interpretation of mathematical models and formulas.

Scientific Reasoning

Utilize informed analyses and other cognitive decision‑making tools to make socially-responsible, situation‑appropriate decisions.

Ethical, Legal, And Professional Issues

Demonstrate personal and professional ethical and legal responsibility in the application of best practices and standards to conform to legal and regulatory standards in all managerial and organizational decision making.


Below, please find the online courses that comprise CalSouthern’s Bachelor of Applied Science program. The core courses provide a well-rounded business curriculum. In addition, learners can choose elective courses to concentrate their studies in subject areas such as management, accounting, human resources, leadership, marketing, and international business, among others.

Required Core Courses
  • UNIV 2000 University Success Online - 3 Credits
  • BUS 2300 Introduction to Business - 3 Credits
  • ENT 2100 Entrepreneurship - 3 Credits
  • LDR 2100 Foundations of Leadership - 3 Credits
  • BUS 2414 Business Communications - 3 Credits
  • LDR 2400 Project Management Fundamentals and Leadership - 3 Credits
  • MKT 2400 Essentials of Marketing - 3 Credits
  • CAP 2404 BAS Capstone - 3 Credits
Elective Courses

Elective courses can be chosen from any undergraduate program. Concentration in a specific subject area requires 15-semester credits of elective courses in that specific area of study.

Getting Started

Getting started on your Bachelor of Applied Science is a quick and simple process. There are no entrance examinations and courses start monthly throughout the year; you can begin your program as soon as your schedule permits. Just complete these four steps:

  • Complete your enrollment application.
  • Complete and sign an attestation form confirming your high school graduation.
  • Pay your $75 application fee.
  • Upon acceptance, sign your enrollment agreement.

Once the signed enrollment agreement is received, you’ll be contacted by your academic support team including your academic advisor and student success advisor. They will confirm the start date for your first course and walk you through a quick, but thorough orientation process that will give you all the information you need to get started. And they will be there for you every step of the way to ensure that you successfully complete your degree program.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 26, 2019
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425 USD
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