Management, BAS

The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree program provides opportunities for individuals who have completed approved Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science degree programs.

Degree Requirements

  • Completion of the SMSU's Liberal Education Program
    1. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) from any MnSCU campus, and
    2. SMSU Liberal Education Graduation Requirements.
  • A minimum of 30 semester credit hours through Southwest Minnesota State University.
  • A minimum of 40 semester credit hours at the 300 or 400 level.
  • The requirements for an approved B.A.S. major.
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 for courses taken while enrolled at SMSU.

Bachelor of Applied Science-Management Requirements

Basic Courses
ACCT 211Principles of Accounting I3
ACCT 212Principles of Accounting II3
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics3
FIN 230Business Statistics I3
MGMT 221Computer Concepts and Applications3
Upper-Division Courses
BLAW 305Business Law I: Legal Environment and Contract Law3
FIN 350Managerial Finance3
MGMT 300Management Principles3
MGMT 455Human Resource Management3
MGMT 492Business Policy3
MGMT 495Senior Examination0
MKTG 301Principles of Marketing3
MGMT 456Organizational Behavior and Theory3
or MGMT 457 Interpersonal Skills
Elective Courses
Select a minimum of 3 credits of the following:3
International Business & Economics
Project Management
Quality Management
Conflict Resolution
Management Information Systems
Prod & Oper Management
Supply Chain Management
Procurement and Inventory Management
Transportation and Logistics Management
Diversity Management
Training & Development
Labor Relations
Organizational Behavior and Theory
Interpersonal Skills
Leadership and Team Management
Total Credits42

Additional Requirements

  1. A combined total of at least 42 Semester Credits must be earned in the three categories above.
  2. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.50 within the BASM major as a requirement for graduation.
  3. Final approval of a student’s BASM degree program shall rest with the academic advisor and SMSU’s Business and Public Affairs Department.
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