bas majors

Business Administration

Students majoring in Business Administration for the B.A.S. degree must complete 36 semester hours, of which 18 must be upper-level credit. The 36-semester hour major includes an 18-semester hour core and an 18-semester hour specialization. When a course is taken without having the specified prerequisite, equivalent additional hours will be added to the program. The 18-semester hour core consists of the following:

BUAD 4334 - Business Ethics
RSWR 3345 - Research Writing Methods
From one six-hour set:
ACCT 2305 - Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 2306 - Principles of Accounting II
or
ACCT 3307 - Financial Accounting
ACCT 3308 - Managerial Accounting
From one set:
ECON 2307- Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2308- Principles of Microeconomics
or
ECON 4346- Survey of Economics
Plus three semester hours from approved business electives
Students may choose the 18-semester hour specialization from general business, health care administration, or human resource management. Requirements for each include:

General Business Specialization

Students who elect the General Business specialization must complete 18 semester hours from the following:
BUAD 3318 - Business Law
FINA 3309 - Financial Management
MGMT 3304 - Principles of Management
MKTG 3312 - Principles of Marketing
MISM 3303 - Information Systems Theory and Practice
plus three hours from general business electives

 

Health Care Administration Specialization


Students who elect the Health Care Administration specialization must complete 18 semester hours from the following:
HLAD 3335 - Administration and Organization of Health Facilities
HLAD 4334 - Health Care Delivery Systems
HLAD 4337 - Health Care Law
MISM 3303 - Information Systems Theory and Practice
plus 6 semester hours from:
HLAD 3324 - Health Professions Human Resource Management
HLAD 3329 - Health Care Financial Management
HLAD 3339 - Theory and Practice of Supervision
HLAD 4336 - Health Care Marketing
HLAD 4339 - Regulatory Aspects of Long-Term Health Care
HLAD 4340 - Long-Term Health Care Administration

Human Resource Management Specialization - Students who elect the
Human Resource Management specialization must complete 18 semester hours
from the following:
BUAD 3318 - Business Law
MGMT 3304 - Principles of Management
MGMT 3324 - Human Resource Management
MGMT 4313 - Structure and Process of Organization
MGMT 4320 - Organizational Behavior
MISM 3303 - Information Systems Theory and Practice

Management Information Systems Application Specialization

Students who select the Management Information Systems Application Specialization must complete:

MISM 3301- Information Technology Hardware
MISM 3303 - Information Systems Theory and Practice
MISM 3304 - Information Technology Operating Systems
MISM 3307 - Web Design
MISM 3314 - Advanced Computer Applications
MISM 4331 - Webmastering

Management Major (B.A.S.)

Students majoring in the B.A.S. in Management must complete 36 semester hours, of which 18 must be upper-level credit. The 36 semester hour major includes:

BUAD 3318 - Business Law
BUAD 4334 - Business Ethics
MGMT 3304 - Principles of Management
MGMT 3324 - Human Resource Management
MGMT 4306 - Dynamics of Leadership
MGMT 4320 - Organizational Behavior
MISM 3303 - Information Systems Theory and Practice
RSWR 3345 - Research Writing Methods
plus twelve hours of MGMT courses from the following:
MGMT 3310 - Managerial Communication
MGMT 3330 - Small Business Management
MGMT 3339 - Theory and Practice of Supervision
MGMT 4303 - Conflict Management and Negotiation
MGMT 4313 - Structure and Process of Organization
MGMT 4321 - Entrepreneurship
MGMT 4326 - International Management

Career and Technology Education

Career and Technology Education is designed to build upon previous education and experience in a technical field. This major may also be used to prepare individuals to teach technical courses in Texas public schools. If certification is desired, the specialization must be in a career or technical field taught in the state's public school system. Career and Technology certification is available in trade and industrial education. The 36-semester hour major includes an 18-semester hour core specified for each career and technology certification area and an 18-semester hour specialization completed from courses in the student's approved occupational/technical field. Of the 36 semester hours required for the major, 18 must be from upper-level courses. All students are required to have
RSWR 3345 Research Writing Methods.

Trades and Industry Programs

Candidates seeking Trade and Industrial Education Certification are required to have:
* a high school diploma, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
* current licensure, certification, or registration by a nationally recognized accrediting agency as a professional practitioner that is based on a recognized test or measurement;
* approval by Wayland Baptist University of three years of wage earning
experience within the past eight years for holders of either the associate or bachelor's degrees, or five years of wage earning experience within the past eight years for holders of a high school diploma (holders of bachelor's degree may substitute experience gained through a formal documented internship for up to 18 months of wage-earning experience); and
* passing scores on state basic skills test and certification exam
(PPR/TExES) for Trade and Industrial Education for grades 8-12.
A student who is pursuing a Texas teaching certificate must complete CTED 4304,
4308, 4309, 4360 and 4361.

Career and Technology Specialization

(Vocational Education)
CTED 4302 - Aims and Objectives of Workforce Development
CTED 4303 - Human Relations for Technical Instructors
CTED 4304 - Designing, Delivering, and Managing Instruction
CTED 4308 - Implementing Instruction and Assessment
CTED 4309 - Fulfilling Professional Roles and Responsibilities
RSWR 3345 - Research Writing Methods
w Elective Courses for the Specialization (18 Hours)
BUAD 4334 - Business Ethics
Fifteen hours from the following:
CTED 3321 - Prin. of Supervision for Education and Training
CTED 4316 - The Adult Learner
CTED 4333 - Statistics
CTED 4360 - Internship in Trade and Industrial Instruction I
CTED 4361 - Internship in Trade and Industrial Instruction II
EDIT 4311 - Multimedia and Video Technology
EDIT 4340 - Desktop Publishing and Digital Graphics
EDUC 3313 - Educating Students from Diverse Backgrounds
MGMT 3339 - Theory and Practice of Supervision

Early Childhood Development

Students majoring in Early Childhood Development must complete 36 semester hours, of which 18 must be upper-level credit. The 36-semester hour major includes the following courses:
ECHD 3301 - Principles of Caring for Preschool Children
ECHD 4301 - Math and Science for Young Children
ECHD 4312 - Partnering with Parents
ECHD 4319 - Administration of Programs for Young Children
EDLI 3308 - Early Literacy and Phonics
EDUC 4313 - Classroom Management
RSWR 3345 - Research Writing Methods
Fifteen hours of approved electives

Environmental Studies (B.A.S.)

Students majoring in Environmental Studies for the B.A.S. degree must complete 36 hours, of which 18 must be upper-level credit. The 36-semester hour major includes alternative courses drawn from biology (4 hours); physical science (4 hours); environmental science (7 hours); non-science electives (18 hours); and communication/technology (3 hours), as follows:four hours from:
BIOL 1400 - Life Science
BIOL 1401 - General Biology I
four hours from:
GEOL 1401 - Physical Geology
CHEM 1400 - Chemistry of Life
CHEM 1401 - General Chemistry I
six hours from:
ENVS 3401 - Environmental Science - OR - ENVS 3301 - Environmental
Science without lab
ENVS 3304 - Alternative Energy Technologies
ENVS 4302 - Environmental Laws & Regulations
ENVS 4303 - Natural Resource Management
eighteen hours from:
COMS 3301 - Communication in Small Groups
COMS 3306 - Argumentation and Debate
ECON 3331 - Environmental Economics
GEOG 1301 - Introduction to Physical Geography
GEOG 1302 - World and Regional Geography
GEOG 3305 - Human Geography
GEOG/HIST 3318 - Environmental History of US
GEOL 3408 - Geographic Information Systems
JUAD 3312 - Law and Society
JUAD 3319 - American Legal System
JUAD 4313 - Alternative Dispute Resolution
MGMT 3304 - Principles of Management
POLS 3303 - Public Administration
SOCI 3033 - Urban Sociology
SOCI 3314 - Rural Society
SOCI 3319 - Environmental Sociology
ENGL 3320 - Foundations of Technical Communication
ENVS 4101 - Environmental Science Seminar

Human Services

Students majoring in Human Services must complete 36 semester
hours, of which 18 must be upper-level credit. A specialization in justice administration
is not available with this major. The 36-semester hour major includes the following
courses:
PSYC/SOCI 4310 - Social Psychology
SOCI 3304 - Social Problems
SOCI 3320 - Cultural Diversity
SOCI 3322 - Introduction to Social Work
RSWR 3345 - Research Writing Methods
Three hours of Ethics
Eighteen hours of approved specialization courses from: justice administration, psychology, sociology, or related area.

Justice Administration

Students majoring in Justice Administration must complete 36 semester hours, of which 18 must be upper-level credit. This major available to
B.A.S. and A.A.S. degrees only.
JUAD 3300 - Criminal Law
JUAD 3318 - Ethics for Behavioral and Social Sciences
or approved ethics course
JUAD 3319 - American Legal System
RSWR 3345 - Research Writing Methods
three hours from:
JUAD 2300 - Administration of Justice
JUAD 3310 - Criminology
three hours from:
JUAD 3311 - Law Enforcement Administration
JUAD 3312 - Law and Society
JUAD 3320 - Cultural Diversity

Twelve hours of approved courses from: justice administration, psychology,
sociology, law enforcement, ethics, management or related areas

Management

Students majoring in Management for the B.A.S. degree must complete
36 semester hours, of which 18 must be upper-level credit. When a course is taken
without having the specified prerequisites, equivalent additional hours will be added to the
program. The 36-semester major includes the following:
BUAD 3318 - Business Law
BUAD 4334 - Business Ethics
MGMT 3304 - Principles of Management
MGMT 3324 - Human Resource Management
MGMT 4306 - Dynamics of Leadership
MGMT 4320 - Organizational Behavior
MISM 3303 - Information Systems Theory and Practice
RSWR 3345 - Research Writing Methods
plus 12 semester hours of MGMT courses or approved business course.

Applied Science

Applied Science is an individualized program designed to enable students who have previous professional or technical education to work toward the baccalaureate degree. The 36-semester hour major includes an 18-semester hour core and an 18-semester hour specialization. Within the 18-semester hour core, students must take courses from each of four separate areas: communication, supervision, computer applications, and ethics. Courses which fulfill the requirements for each area include:
RSWR 3345 - Research Writing Methods
three hours from the communication area:
ENGL 4314 - Contemporary Usage
MGMT 3310 - Managerial Communication
three hours from the supervision area:
CTED 3321 - Principles of Supervision for Education and Training
MGMT 3304 - Principles of Management
three hours from the computer applications area:
EDIT 4310 - Technology Tools for Instruction
MISM 3314 - Advanced Computer Applications
three hours from the ethics area:
BUAD 4334 - Business Ethics
EDUC 3313 - Educating Students from Diverse Backgrounds
PHIL 4319 - Ethics
PHIL/RLGN 4323 - Basic Christian Ethics
three hours from approved applied science electives.

The 18-semester hour specialization must be completed from courses in the student's
approved occupational/technical field. Of the 36 semester hours required for the major, 18
must be from upper-level courses.

Professional Development

The Professional Development component of the B.A.S. consists of 24 semester hours selected to provide depth or breadth to the major and to provide substantive developmental knowledge for the student's career or personal goals.
The following majors are specific as to the amount of hours in the professional development component that must be related to the major field of study:
Business Administration - a minimum of 12 hours from approved business courses
Human Services - a minimum of 12 hours from approved social science courses unless
otherwise specified. Education Training and Development - a minimum of 12 hours from approved CTED or EDIT courses