Bachelor of Science in Applied Science (BSAS)
The Applied Science degree program is a general degree available for students who have already obtained an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree. The Applied Science degree is often used by Associate degree holders for self-enrichment or to qualify for higher-level employment and advancement in their predetermined field.
The University of South Florida offers a B.S. in Applied Science (BSAS) on the St. Petersburg campus.
View more information about options on the USF Tampa and Sarasota-Manatee campuses.
APPLIED SCIENCE AT USF ST. PETERSBURG
A.S. graduates looking for a flexible bachelor's degree program will find that the BSAS degree recognizes the value of academic work already completed. Most students are able to continue working and complete their concentrations and exit requirements within an additional 60 credit hours.
Students can choose from a variety of concentrations, including several fully online options, to complete their degree. The career options are wide and varied, primarily based on concentrations in fields such as behavioral healthcare, environmental policy, public health, urban studies and more.
REQUIREMENTS FOR A DEGREE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Students admitted to the BSAS degree program must have an awarded A.S. degree from a public Florida community or state college and must have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours of transferable general education coursework, including writing and math courses that meet state requirements. Learn more about the admission process for this degree here.
Always refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for degree requirements. Students are urged to consult with the Applied Science advisor to create the most beneficial set of courses.
For questions about this program, contact an Academic Advisor.