Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (BAAS)

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BAAS 3000 BAAS Fundamentals 3 Credits

This course is designed to lay the foundation for the BAAS degree completion program. The course will introduce students to the BAAS degree completion program, the requirements of the degree, basic project management techniques and career and life planning. The course is designed to introduce the students to all aspects of the degree, including essential areas, the development of the focus area, experiential learning, the BAAS Learning Outcomes and assessment procedures. The student will participate in two diagnostic tools to explore preferences for experiential service projects and to develop an overall profile of strengths and talents.
Components: Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: Admission into BAAS
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring

BAAS 3900 Creativity and Problem Solving 3 Credits

This course offers students the opportunity to learn both the theoretical background of research related to creativity and problem solving, as well as engage in a practical application of those techniques. The subject of creativity has been taught separately in the fields of Psychology, Education, Business, Math, Computer Science, Engineering, and the Arts (Music, Writing, Theatre, and Visual Arts). As such, this course will take an interdisciplinary approach to the subject. As a core requirement for the Critical Creative Thinking Essential Area of the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree, students will also develop and participate in various projects that require a practical application of creativity and problem solving techniques.
Components: Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: Junior Standing
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring

BAAS 3940 Internship 3 Credits

The BAAS internship seminar course is an educational experience that provides students with an opportunity to apply disciplinary learning to service within the public and private sector. The internship seminar course offers students a chance to expand professional skills while earning academic credit by providing first-hand experience in a particular field of interest.
Components: Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: BAAS 3000 and Senior Standing
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring

BAAS 4830 BAAS Capstone Project Seminar 1 Credit

This course is designed to offer a culminating learning experience for students nearing completion of the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree. The fundamental aim of the course is to equip students with the learning capacities and competencies necessary for continued career, civic, and personal growth. As a student in the Capstone Seminar, you will be identify and plan your senior capstone project. This course lays the foundation for BAAS 4930 Capstone Seminar II.
Components: Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: BAAS 3000 and Senior Standing
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring

BAAS 4930 Capstone Project 3 Credits

This course is designed to offer a culminating learning experience for students nearing the completion of the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree. The fundamental aim of the course is to equip students with the learning capacities and competencies necessary for continued career, civic, and personal growth. You will focus on executing, completing, and reviewing your Capstone Project. The final project, its outcomes and implications, will be shared with your partner organization through a presentation, and will be summarized in a project ePortfolio that can be used beyond the classroom setting.
Components: Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: BAAS 4830
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring