A Direct Path to a Bachelor’s Degree

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) program at the University of North Texas (UNT) is designed for students who have completed an associate degree or a significant amount of college credits and wish to earn a bachelor's degree. The program is tailored to meet the needs of non-traditional students, such as those who have work experience or military training, and provides a flexible and practical pathway for non-traditional students to earn a bachelor's degree that combines academic knowledge with real-world application. The BAAS program at UNT offers a wide range of concentration areas, allowing students to specialize in a particular discipline or industry. Some of the available concentrations include business administration, cyber crime, information technology, organizational leadership, and project management.

Hybrid vs. Online Program

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree is available in two formats: hybrid and fully (100%) online in partnership with Coursera. Students pursuing the hybrid program will have more professional development concentrations and focus areas to select from to comprise their degree. For students pursuing the fully online option, they may select between the following seven concentrations to comprise their degree: Administration, Consumer Behavior, Organizational Supervision,  Data Analytics, Social Wellness and Community, Media Innovation, and Hospitality Management.

Concentrations & Focus Areas

Popular Concentrations: Emergency Administration and Planning, Anthropology, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Business Management, Cyber Crime, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Exercise Health & Science, Hospitality Management, Marketing, Project Management, Public Administration, Psychology, Residential Property Management, Social Work

Popular Focus Areas: Leadership Development, Logistical Operations, Industrial Distribution, Applied Geography & GIS, Hospitality Services, Public Safety, Aviation Operations, Applied Project Design, Workforce & Technical Administration, Organizations & Supervision.

Transfer Guide

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Are you considering transferring from a community college with your Applied Associate degree or Military credit to finish your last two years at UNT College of Applied and Collaborative Studies? Email a copy of your transcripts to us and a member of our advising team will evaluate them and meet with you to get you started!

Do you want more information about the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree in general? Learn about the possibilities.



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In-Person & Hybrid
With the Flexible BAAS program, students may choose from face-to-face classes at the Frisco or Denton campuses and/or online options through the Canvas platform for one or many of their courses.
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Are you interested in finishing your bachelor’s degree fully online?
UNT's Digital Strategy and Innovation Department has partnered with Coursera to launch an all-new platform that allows students to completely finish their bachelor's degree online. For more information visit: The Coursera BAAS website