Applied Science

Bachelor of Applied Science
Applied Science

Designed for community college graduates with technical degrees, choose a flexible degree program where you can shape your future to advance your career quickly. Available on our Starkville campus, Meridian Campus, and Online.

 
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About the Program

KEY INFORMATION: Our approach with the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) program at Mississippi State University is centered on empowering students to be the architects of their success. By emphasizing critical problem-solving skills, leadership, and adaptability, the program equips graduates to not only meet but exceed the expectations of today’s employers. Join us, and let’s build your future together, one innovative step at a time.

In the dynamic landscape of today’s job market, the Bachelor of Applied Science stands as a beacon for those eager to elevate their careers. This program is not merely academic; it’s a transformative journey tailored for driven individuals across sectors like business, communication, manufacturing, and more, guiding them to leadership excellence. With a curriculum rooted in practical application, it fosters innovation, critical thinking, and adaptability, preparing students to outpace the demands of the modern workforce. Graduates emerge not just as job-ready but as forward-thinking leaders.

The Bachelor of Applied Science degree program will leverage your work and educational experiences in key areas such as communication, decision-making, leadership, project management, and many more.

Salary and Career Information

BAS in Applied Science Salary and Career Information

 

Human Resources Specialist

Number of Jobs: 782,800

Median Pay: $64,240/year

Predicted Employment Change: +81,900

% Projected Outlook: 9% (2024)

Outlook: BRIGHT

Public Relations Specialist

Number of Jobs: 276,800

Median Pay: $67,440/year

Predicted Employment Change: +27,400

% Projected Outlook: 9% (2024)

Outlook: BRIGHT

Secondary Teacher

Number of Jobs: 1,058,300

Median Pay: $61,820/year

Predicted Employment Change: +77,900

% Projected Outlook: 5% (2024)

Outlook: 👍 GOOD

Pathway

Degree Map

 

Ensure a smooth journey to graduation with our tailored degree pathway, organizing your courses semester by semester, year by year, for optimal progression in your transfer major.

Applied Science
Emphasis Areas

Students will choose one of two emphasis area options: 2 areas of 5 courses (15 hours) or 1 area of 10 courses (30 hours). Students must succesfully complete 30 hours of upper-level courses for this degree. Browse the areas below:


COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING STUDIES AREAS

This 15-hour emphasis area is designed to enhance abilities in team leadership, strategic initiative execution, and data-driven decision-making. It prepares students to manage both human resources and digital transformations effectively, fostering skills crucial for navigating today’s dynamic professional environments.

  • PCS 3103 Professional Leadership Strategies
    This course is tailored to empower adult learners currently active in the workforce, and students with proficiency in technical fields by equipping them with practical expertise to elevate their leadership capabilities.
  • PCS 3203 Applied Leadership in Strategic Initiatives
    This course introduces students to the essentials of leading and executing strategic initiatives. Students will engage in hands-on activities that simulate real-world challenges, enabling them to apply theoretical knowledge in practical settings.
  • PCS 3303 Interdisciplinary Analytics for Informed Decision-Making
    This course provides an interdisciplinary approach to data-driven decision-making. Students will learn to collect, analyze, and interpret data relevant to a variety of organizational challenges.
  • PCS 4003 Personnel Management for the Public Sector
    This course provides a hands-on approach to human resources management in the public sector. Students will learn practical skills in workforce planning, recruitment and selection, performance management, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, risk management and workplace safety, and diversity and inclusion.
  • PCS 4103 Digital Transformation and Adaptive Leadership
    This course aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to navigate and lead in the rapidly evolving digital business environment. Students will engage in research and analysis of how converging technologies are reshaping business functions such as virtual team management, digital marketing, and business intelligence.

BAGLEY COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AREAS

Pre-requisite courses

  • MA 1713 Calculus I
  • MA 1723 Calculus II
  • IE 4613 Engineering Statistics

Required courses

  • IE 3123 Industrial Ergonomics
  • IE 3913 Engineering Economy
  • IE 4934 Informational Systems

Select two courses below to complete the 15-hour emphasis area:

  • IE 4513 Engineering Administration
  • IE 4533 Project Management
  • IE 4773 Systems Simulation I
  • IE 4333 Production Control Systems I
  • IE 4653 Industrial Quality Control
  • IE 4753 Systems Engineering and Analysis
  • IE 4773 Systems Simulation I

Pre-requisite courses

  • MA 1713 Calculus I
  • CSE 1284 Intro to Programming
  • CSE 1384 Intermediate Programming
  • CSE 2213 Methods & Tools for Software Development
  • CSE 2813 Discrete Structures
  • CSE 2383 Data Structures

Required courses (21 hours)

  • CSE 3713 Introduction to Cyber Security
  • CSE 3183 Systems Programming
  • CSE 3723 Computer Organization
  • CSE 3763 Ethical and Legal Issues in Computing
  • CSE 4243 Information and Computer Security
  • CSE 4253 Secure Software Engineering
  • CSE 4173 Cryptography

Select three courses listed below:

  • CSE 4153 Data Communications and Computer Networks
  • CSE 4383 Network Security
  • CSE 4273 Digital Forensics
  • CSE 4773 Introduction to Cyber Operations
  • CSE 4363 Software Reverse Engineering

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES AREAS

Pre-requisites:

  • AELC 2413 - Orientation to Agricultural Education, Leadership & Communications

Required courses:

  • AELC 3803 - Foundations of Leadership in Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • AELC 4424 - Teaching Methods in Agricultural and Human Science

Select three courses from below:

  • AELC 3333- Professional Presentations in Ag and Life Sciences
  • AELC 4103- Principles and Practices of Extension Ed
  • AELC 4403- Development of Youth Programs
  • AELC 4503- International Ag Education
  • AELC 4613 Teaching Ag Mechanics

Agricultural Engineering, Technology and Business

Pre-requisite courses

  • CH 4523 Organic Chemistry II
  • EG 1143 Graphic Communication
  • MA 1323 Trigonometry

33-Hour Option

  • ABE 1863 Intro to Engr Tech.
  • ABE 2173 Agri Off-Road Machines
  • ABE 2873 Land Surveying
  • ABE 3513 GPS/GIS - Ag Eng.
  • ABE 4163 Agri Off-Road Machine Mgt
  • ABE 4263 Soil & Water Mgt.
  • ABE 4383 Building Construction
  • ABE 4473 Electrical Applications
  • ABE/PSS 2543 Precision Agriculture I
  • ABE/PSS 4543 Precision Agriculture II
  • BCH 4603 General Biochemistry I
  • GR 4303 Principles of GIS

Agricultural Machinery

15-Hour Option

  • ABE 1863 Intro to Engr Tech.
  • ABE 2173 Agri Off-Road Machines
  • ABE 4163 Agri Off-Road Machine Mgt
  • ABE/PSS 2543 Precision Agriculture I
  • ABE/PSS 4543 Precision Agriculture II

Animal & Dairy Sciences

30-Hour Emphasis Area

  • ADS 1113 Animal Science
  • ADS 1121 Animal Science Lab
  • ADS 3014 Anatomy & Physiology
  • ADS 3314 Intro to Meat Science
  • ADS 4114 Animal Nutrition (Pre-req: CH 2503 or CH 4513)
  • ADS 4213 Feeds & Feeding (Pre-req: ADS 4114)
  • ADS 4613 Physiology of Reproduction (Pre-res: BIO I or BIO II and ADS/VS 3014 or equivalent)
  • ADS 4611 Practices in Physiology of Reproduction
  • ADS Production Elective (4 hrs – See advisor for applicable courses.)
  • ADS General Elective (3 hrs - Any ADS course may be used for which student meets prerequisites.)

Equine Science

15-Hour Emphasis Area

  • ADS 1111 – Orientation to ADS
  • ADS 2102 Equine Conformation & Evaluation
  • ADS 1132 Intro to Horsemanship
  • ADS 4223 Horse Management (Pre-req: ADS 1113 and ADS 1121 or ADS 1114 and ADS 4114/6114, ADS 4124/6124, and ADS 4613/6613/PHY6613)
  • ADS 4231 Practices in Horse Care and Management (Pre-req/Co-req: ADS 4223)
  • ADS 3233 Equine Assisted Therapy 

Entomology

30-Hour Emphasis Area

  • EPP 2213 Introduction to Insects 
  • EPP 4154 General Entomology 
  • EPP 4263 Principles of Insect Pest Management
  • EPP 3124 Forest Pest Management
  • EPP 3423 Ornamental and Turfgrass Insects
  • EPP 4173 Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  • EPP 4234 Field Crop Insects
  • EPP 4613 Forensic Entomology

Plus ONE of the following:

  • EPP 4164 Insect Taxonomy 
  • EPP 4335 Anatomy and Physiology of Insects 
  • EPP 4543 Toxicology and Insecticide Chemistry  

Pre-requisites:

  • FDM 2333 Intro to Retail Buying and Management
  • FDM 2553 Intro to Merchandising

Required:

  • FDM 3553 Merchandise Retail Pricing and Inventory Management
  • FDM 4693 Digital Merchandising
  • FDM 4513 Consumer Behavior in Merchandising
  • FDM 4583 Entrepreneurship in Merchandising

Pre-requisites:

  • FNH 2293 Individual and Family Nutrition (only for FNH 4223)

Select four courses from the list below with FNH 3163.

  • FNH 3163 Basic Principle Health Promotion (this is a required course)
  • FNH 4223 Sports Nutrition
  • FNH 4393 Prevention of Disease
  • FNH 4773 Introduction to Environmental Health
  • FNH 4783 School and Community Drug Use Prevention
  • FNH 4793 Health Promotion in the Workplace

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES AREAS

Select five courses from below:

  • CO 3803 Principles of Public Relations
  • CO 3813 PR Case Problems
  • CO 3833 Interviewing
  • CO 4043 Communication and Leadership
  • CO 4233 Gender and Media
  • CO 4253 Elements of Persuasion
  • CO 4313 Mass Media Law
  • CO 4323 Mass Media & Society
  • CO 4433 Television Criticism

Pre-requisites:

  • CRM 1003 Introduction to Criminology

Required:

Select five courses from below:

  • CRM 3103 Contemporary Issues in Crime and Justice
  • CRM 3343 Gender, Crime, & Justice
  • CRM 3503 Violence in the U.S
  • CRM 4513 Correctional Systems
  • SO 3313 Deviant Behavior
  • SO 4233 Juvenile Delinquency

Meteorology/Climate Focus

  • GR 4443 Weather Prediction I
  • GR 4453 Weather Prediction II
  • GR 4643 Physical Climatology
  • GR 4713 Synoptic Meteorology
  • GR 4753 Satellite and Radar Meteorology

GIS Focus

  • GR 4303 Principles of GIS
  • GR 4313 Advanced GIS
  • GR 4333 Remote Sensing of the Physical Environment
  • GR 4343 Advanced Remote Sensing
  • GR 4353 Geodatabase Design

General Geosciences Focus (Select five.)

  • GG 3603 Intro to Oceanography
  • GG 3613 Water Resources
  • GR 4303 Principles of GIS
  • GR 4333 Remote Sensing of the Physical Environment
  • GR 4603 Climatology
  • GR 4613 Applied Climatology
  • GR 4813 Natural Hazards

Required courses (24 hours)

  • EN 3313 Writing for the Workplace
  • PHI 3013 Business Ethics  
  • PSY 3503 Health Psychology  
  • PSY 4223 Drug Use and Abuse  
  • SW 4633 Social Work Health Care  
  • MGT 3513 Intro to Human Resource Management  
  • MGT 3823 Responsible Leadership  
  • HCA 3813 Healthcare Regulations  

Select two courses from the list below.

  • HCA 3313 Healthcare Systems  
  • HCA 4243 Managed Care  
  • HCA 4803 Health Policy

Required courses (24 hours)

  • EN 3313 Writing for the Workplace
  • PHI 3013 Business Ethics  
  • PSY 4813 Positive Psychology  
  • HI 4243 American Life & Thought  
  • AN 2203 Cultural and Racial Minorities  
  • MGT 4613 Cross-Cultural Management or MGT 3513 Intro to Human Resources 
  • MGT 3323 Entrepreneurship or MGT 3823 Responsible Leadership 
  • MKT 3013 Principles of Marketing 

Select two courses from the list below.

  • MKT 4613 Services Marketing  
  • MKT 4423 Strategic Brand Management  
  • MKT 4513 Resort-Convention Marketing  
  • MKT 3513 Marketing Internship 
  • MKT 4113 Personal Selling 

15-hour Option

  • HI 3333 Mississippi History
  • HI 4133 Civil War 1850-1877
  • HI 4193 US Environmental History
  • HI 4363 American Culture and History 
  • HI 4653 Hist of Science and Technology

30-hour Option

  • HI 3333 Mississippi History
  • HI 4133 Civil War 1850-1877
  • HI 4193 US Environmental History
  • HI 4273 Women in American History
  • HI 4303 The Old South
  • HI 4313 The New South
  • HI 4363 African American History & Culture
  • HI 4653 History of Science and Technology
  • HI 4533 History of the Cold War
  • HI 4683 Europe: The First World War to Hitler

15-hour Option

  • PSY 3104 Psychological Statistics
  • PSY 3213 Abnormal Psychology 
  • PSY 3314 Experimental Psychology
  • PSY 3343 Psychology of Learning 
  • PSY 3623 Social Psychology

30-hour Option

  • PSY 3104 Psychological Statistics
  • PSY 3213 Abnormal Psychology 
  • PSY 3314 Experimental Psychology
  • PSY 3343 Psychology of Learning 
  • PSY 3623 Social Psychology 
  • PSY 3713 Cognitive Psychology 
  • PSY 3803 Developmental Psychology 
  • PSY 4203 Theories of Personality
  • PSY 4223 Drug Use and Abuse
  • PSY 4403 Biological Psychology 

15-hour Option (Select 5 courses.)

  • SW 3003 Populations at Risk
  • SW 3013 Human Behavior Social Environment I
  • SW 3023 Human Behavior Social Environment II
  • SW 3033 Seminar in Resilience
  • SW 4533 Substance Abuse in Social Work Services
  • SW 4643 Social Work Services in Schools
  • SW 4653 Social Work with Family Violence

30-hour Option (Meridian Campus Only)

  • SW 3003 Populations at Risk
  • SW 3013 Human Behavior Social Environment I
  • SW 3023 Human Behavior Social Environment II
  • SW 3033 Seminar in Resilience
  • SW 4533 Substance Abuse in Social Work Services
  • SW 4643 Social Work Services in Schools
  • SW 4653 Social Work with Family Violence
  • SW 4613 Child Welfare Services
  • SW 4633 Social Work in Health Care
  • SW 4663 Administration in Social Work

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AREAS

Select five courses from below:

  • MGT 3113 Principles of Management
  • BIS 3233 Management Information Systems
  • MKT 3013 Principles of Marketing
  • MKT 3323 International Logistics
  • MGT 3513 Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • MGT 3213 Organizational Communications

Select five courses from below:

  • HCA 3313 Healthcare Systems (prerequisite BIS 3233)
  • HCA 3813 Healthcare Regulations
  • HCA 4013 Ethical Issues in Healthcare
  • HCA 4243 Managed Care (prerequisite MGT 3113)
  • HCA 4803 Healthcare Policy (prerequisite HCA 3813)
  • MKT 4513 Resort-Convention Marketing (prerequisite MKT 3013)

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AREAS

Select five courses from below:

  • COE 3313 Rehabilitation Services
  • COE 4013 Facilitative Skills Development
  • COE 4023 Introduction to Counseling
  • COE 4050 Seminar for Guidance Counseling
  • COE 4303 Rehab of Visual Impaired
  • COE 4353 Assistive Technology in the Rehabilitation Process
  • COE 4713 Issues in Aging
  • COE 4743 Gender Issues in Counseling
  • COE 4903 Developmental Counseling and Mental Health

Required course

  • EPY 3503 Principles of Educational Psychology

Select four courses (15-Hour) or 9 courses (30-Hour) from below:

  • EPY 3063 Individual Differences
  • EPY 3513 Writing in the Behavioral Sciences
  • EPY 3543 Psychology of Adolescents
  • EPY 4033 Application of Learning Theories
  • EPY 4073 Personality and Motivation
  • EPY 4103 ABA for Behavior Technicians
  • EPY 4113 Principles of Behavior Analysis
  • EPY 4214 Educational and Psychological Studies
  • EPY 4223 Applications of Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • EPY 4313 Measurement and Evaluation
  • EPY 4443 Basics of Single Subject Design
  • EPY 4493 Behavioral Assessment
  • EPY 4513 Educational Research
  • EPY 4553 Creativity/Innovation
  • EPY 4603 Ethics, Supervision, and Personnel Management in Behavior Analysis
  • EPY 4683 Advanced Issues in Educational Psychology

Select five courses from below:

  • EDE 3233 Teach Literature at Elementary/Middle Level
  • EDE 3343 Teach Adolescent Literature
  • COE 4023 Introduction to Counseling
  • EPY 4013 Fac Skills Development
  • EPY 4103 ABA for Behavior Technicians
  • TECH 4763 Digital Tools/Learning

15-Hour Option

  • TECH 3133 Administrative Management and Procedures
  • TECH 4283 Advanced Office Systems
  • TECH 4543 Information Processing
  • TECH 4583 Graphics and Web Design
  • TECH 4263 Diversity in Work and Educational Environments

30-Hour Option

  • TECH 3133 Administrative Management and Procedures
  • TECH 4283 Advanced Office Systems
  • TECH 4543 Information Processing
  • TECH 4563 Introduction to Data Networks
  • TECH 4583 Graphics and Web Design
  • TECH 4263 Diversity in Work and Educational Environments
  • TECH 4343 Information Technology Project Management
  • TECH 4473 Methods of Teaching Online
  • TECH 4493 Methods of Teaching Career Pathways Experience
  • TECH 4713 Authoring for Instruction
  • TECH 4733 Managing a Multimedia Learning Environment
  • TECH 4753 Media for Presentations, Instruction, and Gaming
  • TECH 4763 Digital Tools/Learning
  • TECH 4803 Integrating Technology for Learning

15-Hour Option (Select five courses from the list below.)

  • EP 3183 Exercise Psychology
  • EP 3233 Anatomical Kinesiology
  • EP 4123 Aging and Physical Activity
  • EP 4143 Disability and Physical Activity
  • EP 4183 Exercise and Weight Control
  • KI 3273 Athletic Training
  • PE 3133 Adapted Physical Education
  • PE 3163 Sport Psychology
  • PE 3223 Motor Development & Movement
  • PE 3433 General Safety Methods
  • PE 4133 Exercise Programs for Clinical Populations
  • PE 4413 Basic Driver Education I
  • PE 4853 Motor Learning and Skill Analysis
  • SS 3103 Sport Sponsorship
  • SS 3203 Sport Law
  • SS 3303 Communication Management in Sport
  • SS 3403 Facility and Event Management in Sport
  • SS 3503 Sport and Recreational Leadership
  • SS 4203 Funding of Sport

30-Hour Option (Select ten courses from the list below.)

  • EP 3183 Exercise Psychology
  • EP 3233 Anatomical Kinesiology
  • EP 4123 Aging and Physical Activity
  • EP 4143 Disability and Physical Activity
  • EP 4183 Exercise and Weight Control
  • KI 3273 Athletic Training
  • PE 3133 Adapted Physical Education
  • PE 3163 Sport Psychology
  • PE 3223 Motor Development & Movement
  • PE 3433 General Safety Methods
  • PE 4133 Exercise Programs for Clinical Populations
  • PE 4413 Basic Driver Education I
  • PE 4853 Motor Learning and Skill Analysis
  • SS 3103 Sport Sponsorship
  • SS 3203 Sport Law
  • SS 3303 Communication Management in Sport
  • SS 3403 Facility and Event Management in Sport
  • SS 3503 Sport and Recreational Leadership
  • SS 4203 Funding of Sport

15-Hour Option

  • INDT 3223 Industrial Materials
  • INDT 3363 Motion & Time
  • INDT 3373 Forecasting & Cost Modeling
  • INDT 4224 Quality Assurance
  • INDT 4263 Manufacturing Technology and Processing

30-Hour Option (Select three courses from the list below.)

  • INDT 3044 Industrial Safety (Required)
  • INDT 3063 Human Relations (Required)
  • INDT 3243 Metrology
  • INDT 4213 Energy and Power Sources
  • INDT 4233 Maintenance Management
  • INDT 4373 Lean Six Sigma
  • INDT 4463 Manufacturing Technology & Processes Ii

15-Hour Option

If a student completes this option as part of the BAS degree, he/she can then apply for and complete an alternate route degree teaching program (MAT) to earn a 5-year teaching license. Then the student can add the Mild/Moderate Disability (7-12) (244) with the EDX courses below.

  • EDE 3203 Introduction to Learning Disabilities
  • EDE 3213 Individualizing Instruction for the Exceptional Child
  • EDX 3233 Contingency Management with Exceptional Children
  • EDX 4103 Introduction to Teaching Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • EDX 4133 Diagnostic and Prescriptive Methods and Materials for Secondary-Age Students with Disabilities

30-Hour Option

If a student completes this option as part of the BAS degree, he/she can then apply for and complete an alternate route degree teaching program (MAT) to earn a 5-year teaching license. Then the student can add the Mild/Moderate Disability (K-8) (223) AND Mild/Moderate Disability (7-12) (244) with the EDX courses below.

  • EDE 3203 Introduction to Learning Disabilities
  • EDE 3213 Individualizing Instruction for the Exceptional Child
  • EDX 3233 Contingency Management with Exceptional Children
  • EDX 4103 Introduction to Teaching Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • EDX 4113 Diagnostic and Prescriptive Methods and Materials for Early Childhood Disabilities
  • EDX 4123 Diagnostic and Prescriptive Methods and Materials for Elementary-Age Students with Disabilities
  • EDX 4133 Diagnostic & Prescriptive Methods and Materials for Secondary-Age Students with Disabilities
  • EPY 4103 ABA for Behavior Technicians
  • TECH 4763 Digital Tools/Learning
  • EDE 3343 Teaching Adolescent Literature

COLLEGE OF FOREST RESOURCES AREAS

15-hour option

Prerequisites

  • ST 2113 Intro to Statistics
  • BIO 1144 Biological Sciences II
  • GR 2313 Maps and Remote Sensing
  • FO 2113 Dendrology

Required

  • NREC 3213 Environmental Measurements
  • NREC 4313 Spatial Technologies for Natural Resource Management
  • NREC 4353 Natural Resource Law 
  • NREC 4413 Natural Resource Policy
  • Any FO or NREC course 3000 or higher

30-hour option

Prerequisites

  • ST 2113 Intro to Statistics
  • BIO 1144 Biological Sciences II
  • GR 2313 Maps and Remote Sensing
  • FO 2113 Dendrology

Required

  • FO 3103 Computer Applications for Forest Resources
  • NREC 3213 Environmental Measurements
  • NREC 4313 Spatial Technologies for Natural Resource Management
  • NREC 4353 Natural Resource Law 
  • NREC 4413 Natural Resource Policy
  • NREC 4463 Forest Hydrology and Natural Resource Management
  • Any four FO or NREC courses 3000 or higher

15-hour option

Prerequisites

  • ST 2113 Intro to Statistics
  • BIO 1144 Biological Sciences II
  • FO 1101 Forest Resource Survey
  • FO 2113 Dendrology
  • FO 2213 Forest Measurements

Required

  • FO 3103 Computer Applications Forest Resources
  • FO 3012 Introduction to Forest Communities
  • FO 3015 Forest Description and Analysis
  • FO 4313 Spatial Technology in Natural Resources
  • FO 4413 Natural Resource Policy

30-hour option

Select ten courses from this list.

  • SBP 3113 Biomaterial Physics and Mechanics
  • SBP 3123 Biomass to Bioproducts
  • SBP 3143 Biomass Characterization and Production
  • SBP 4013 Wood Anatomy
  • SBP 4023 Lignocellulosic Biomass Chemistry
  • SBP 4113 Adhesives and Bio-composites
  • SBP 4123 Lumber Manufacture
  • SBP 4133 Biorefinery Processes
  • SBP 4153 Biological Conversion of Biomass
  • SBP 4213 Deterioration and Preservation of Biomaterials
  • SBP 4263 Furniture Design and Fabrication
  • SBP 4243 Sustainable Bioproducts
  • SBP 4144 Composite Application and Manufacturing
  • SBP 4253 Quantitative Methods in SBP
  • SBP 4313 Bioproducts and the Environment
  • SBP 4353 Forest Products Marketing

15-Hour and 30-Hour Options

Prerequisites

  • BIO 1134 Biological Sciences I
  • BIO 1144 Biological Sciences II

Required

  • WFA 3133 Applied Ecology
  • WFA 4243 Wildlife Techniques
  • WFA 4153 Principles of Wildlife Conservation/Management

Select two courses (15 hours) or seven courses (30 hours) from the list.

  • WFA 4183 Principles and Practices of Aquaculture
  • WFA 4253 Application of GIS in WF
  • WFA 4273 Ecology and Mgmt. of Human Wildlife Conflicts
  • WFA 4283 Human Wildlife Conflict Techniques
  • WFA 4313 Fisheries Management
  • WFA 4353 Fish and Wildlife Policy and Law Enforcement
  • WFA 4363 W&F Administration and Communication
  • WFA 4373 Conservation in Ag Landscapes
  • WFA 4383 Wetlands Ecology
  • WFA 4423 Herpetology
  • WFA 4433 Mammalogy
  • WFA 4443 Ornithology
  • WFA 4453 Ichthyology
  • WFA 4463 Human Dimensions of F&W Management

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING STUDIES AREAS

15-Hour Option

Prerequisites

  • GR 1604 Weather and Climate
  • GR 2313 Maps and Remote Sensing

Required

  • ASE 4713 Intro to Unmanned Aircraft
  • GR 3303 Survey Geospatial Techniques
  • PSS 4733 Ag. Flight Technologies I
  • PSS 4743 Ag. Flight Technologies II
  • PSS 4990 Ag. Flight Technologies III (or another approved course)

30-Hour Option

Prerequisites

  • GR 1604 Weather and Climate
  • GR 2313 Maps and Remote Sensing

Required

  • ASE 4713 Intro to Unmanned Aircraft
  • GR 3303 Survey Geospatial Techniques
  • PSS 4733 Ag. Flight Technologies I
  • PSS 4743 Ag. Flight Technologies II
  • Directed Independent Study capstone course (3 hours; department and instructor/topic to be arranged with advisor)

Select five courses from the list below.

  • PSS 4990 Ag. Flight Technologies III
  • PSS 4383 Agriculture Remote Sensing I
  • PSS 4393 Agriculture Remote Sensing II
  • GR 4333 Remote Sensing Phys Env
  • GR 4343 Adv Remote Sensing
  • GR 4303 Principles of GIS
  • GR 4313 Advanced GIS
  • GR 4563 Aviation Meteorology

15-Hour and 30-Hour Options

Prerequisites

  • BIO 1134 Biological Sciences I
  • BIO 1144 Biological Sciences II

Required

  • WFA 3133 Applied Ecology
  • WFA 4243 Wildlife Techniques
  • WFA 4153 Principles of Wildlife Conservation/Management

Select two courses (15 hours) or seven courses (30 hours) from the list.

  • WFA 4183 Principles and Practices of Aquaculture
  • WFA 4253 Application of GIS in WF
  • WFA 4273 Ecology and Mgmt. of Human Wildlife Conflicts
  • WFA 4283 Human Wildlife Conflict Techniques
  • WFA 4313 Fisheries Management
  • WFA 4353 Fish and Wildlife Policy and Law Enforcement
  • WFA 4363 W&F Administration and Communication
  • WFA 4373 Conservation in Ag Landscapes
  • WFA 4383 Wetlands Ecology
  • WFA 4423 Herpetology
  • WFA 4433 Mammalogy
  • WFA 4443 Ornithology
  • WFA 4453 Ichthyology
  • WFA 4463 Human Dimensions of F&W Management

15-Hour and 30-Hour Options

Prerequisites

  • BIO 1134 Biological Sciences I
  • BIO 1144 Biological Sciences II

Required

  • WFA 3133 Applied Ecology
  • WFA 4243 Wildlife Techniques
  • WFA 4153 Principles of Wildlife Conservation/Management

Select two courses (15 hours) or seven courses (30 hours) from the list.

  • WFA 4183 Principles and Practices of Aquaculture
  • WFA 4253 Application of GIS in WF
  • WFA 4273 Ecology and Mgmt. of Human Wildlife Conflicts
  • WFA 4283 Human Wildlife Conflict Techniques
  • WFA 4313 Fisheries Management
  • WFA 4353 Fish and Wildlife Policy and Law Enforcement
  • WFA 4363 W&F Administration and Communication
  • WFA 4373 Conservation in Ag Landscapes
  • WFA 4383 Wetlands Ecology
  • WFA 4423 Herpetology
  • WFA 4433 Mammalogy
  • WFA 4443 Ornithology
  • WFA 4453 Ichthyology
  • WFA 4463 Human Dimensions of F&W Management

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