Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences

The Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences (BAAS) program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi builds on the knowledge and skills that students with formal training in a vocational-technical studies area have acquired.  Students may choose from 11 different tracks to obtain the degree. Each track is designed to meet a workforce need and is comprised of interdisciplinary course requirements. The following tracks are available:

Admission: Students need an AAS degree from a recognized program or completion of up to 33 hours of vocational/technical credit from an accredited junior college.  Students must have completed some vocational-technical training to be admitted into the program.

If you would like to apply, please:

  1. Submit an application to the university by going to  Mark “Applied Science” as your major.
  2. Send transcripts from all of the colleges you have previously attended.  
  3. Please call to schedule an appointment with the Academic Advisor to discuss your degree program and the transfer of your vocational/technical coursework.
  4. Once your application is complete, you will receive an admission decision in about 2 weeks.

Please schedule an appointment with our BAAS Academic Advisor if you have questions at any step of the process.


BAAS Advisor Contact Information:

Dr. Rachel Kirk
Anchor Program Manager 
Office: Faculty Center 139
Phone: 361.825.5931