Primarily designed for working adults, the Online Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) is designed to offer a flexible degree completion pathway for students who hold an applied associates degrees from a technical college. All students who enter the BAAS must have an associate degree completed, and must satisfy the admissions requirements. Most students will complete in 60-65 credits. In addition to emphasis areas in digital marketing, professional selling, leadership, and criminology, students can design their own emphasis area. Internships and credit for prior learning help shorten time to degree completion.
The Online Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences requirements have been designed to prepare you for success as a student in the program and your subsequent career.
To ensure a high-quality student group, all students in the Online Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences must have an Applied Associates Degree. More information provided below.
The UW-Whitewater at Rock County will admit students who have earned an eligible applied associate degree from a recognized technical college with a grade point average of 2.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale).
UW-Whitewater will accept at least 60 credits in transfer toward degree.
There are several steps an online bachelor's student needs to take before enrolling into the Online Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences program. Read below for more information on the process.
Transfer applicants are students that have attended another university of technical college (including having earned an associate’s degree) but have never attended UW-Whitewater. You will find detailed application and transfer information at University Admissions.
Unofficial Transcript Review
Transfer students, should request an unofficial transcript review. An unofficial review will give you an idea of which of your credits might transfer and how those transfer credits might apply to the online bachelor's program.
Many prospective transfer students wonder which of their previously earned credits will transfer. You can determine that by using the following tool.
If you have questions about the application process or would like to request and unofficial transcript review, complete the request info form and a program adviser will get in touch with you.
The online bachelor's program at UW-Whitewater is a superior value at $371 per credit for Wisconsin residents. Average undergraduate annual tuition and fees for full-time Wisconsin Residents is $7,694.
Textbook rental is included in the cost of tuition for undergraduate students through the University Bookstore's Textbook Rental. Once enrolled in courses, students should verify what materials are needed with their instructors and contact Textbook Rental to have textbooks mailed.
UW-Whitewater students may apply for financial aid in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, or employment. All of these make up a "Financial Aid Package" and may be offered individually or in various combinations. Since funds are limited, priority for aid is based on financial need and how promptly applications are filed.
If you are eligible to receive education benefits under the various Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) and the State of Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) programs, please email the Veterans Benefits Office and a team member will get in touch with you.
To receive the most accurate cost information, complete the Request Information form and a program representative will get in touch with you.