PHOENIX UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

 

Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science degree program requires a minimum of 63 semester hours with at least 16 of those semester hours in residency with Wayland. The foundation course work is found in the General Education Core.

The Academic Major consists of 33 hours, and the courses required vary according to the major selected. Four Majors are available in the A.A.S. degree. They are (1) Business Administration, (2) Human Services, (3) Religion, and (3) Occupational Education.

Credit may be awarded from both traditional and non-traditional sources. This includes, but not limited to, course work from accredited colleges and universities, course work evaluated by the American Council on Education (ACE) such as the Army/ACE Registry Transcript System (AARTS) transcript, Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) transcripts, Military Occupational Specialties (MOS), and various Military Schools. In addition four (4) credit hours may be awarded from evaluated work experience.

 

Bachelor of Christian Ministry

The Bachelor of Christian Ministry Degree (B.C.M.) is a minimum of 124-semester hour degree designed to afford both academic and professional depth for individuals who possess recognized competence in a ministry. The degree integrates university degree requirements with appropriate experience. A minimum of 36 semester hours must be in upper-level credit (courses numbered 3000 and above).This degree is designed for those who come into the degree with experience in the churches or other related ministry. The minimum age requirement is 21. Per the school dean we can accept part time ministry work experience

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies Degree (B.S.I.S.) is a 124-semester hour degree designed to prepare students for a career as an elementary or middle school teacher. The degree integrates University degree requirements with the State's teacher certification requirements. A minimum of 42 semester hours must be in upper-level credit (courses numbered 3000 and above). Because of the unique nature of the degree, it includes additional study in mathematics and the sciences. Since specific science requirements change according to the academic specialization selected, students should check with their advisors concerning these courses. These are included in the general education core requirements. General education requirements may vary from state to state based upon certification requirements. Click the link above to see the majors offered under this degree program. Click here to contact an academic advisor for general education requirements for the State of Arizona..

 

Bachelor of Applied Science

The Bachelor of Applied Science degree is a 124-semester hour degree designed to afford both academic and professional depth for individuals who possess recognized competence in an occupational or technical field. The degree integrates university degree requirements with appropriate occupational or technical preparation. A minimum of 36 semester hours must be in upper-level credit (courses numbered 3000 and above) and 43 semester hours in a general education core.

Major fields of study included in the degree have specific upper-level requirements. Requirements for each major are included in the Applied Science section of the catalog. The BAS degree requires a 36-semester hour major of which 18 semester hours must be in upper-level credit. The major may be selected from Business Administration and Occupational Education.

The Professional Development component 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 Practicum or Internship component consists of 12 semester hours designed to provide practical experience as an integral part of the student's career development. Experiential learning may satisfy a portion of this requirement. Experiential learning must be evaluated and approved by the university to ensure its relevance to the degree.