2019–2020 Catalog

Bachelor of Applied Science in Management

The mission of the Bachelor of Applied Science in Management is to further the mission and philosophy of Strayer University by providing a unique degree program that builds upon the technical skills students acquire in technical or allied health associate degree programs. The program is designed to provide management and soft-skill competencies to those with technical expertise. This will allow technical and allied health professionals to gain management skills and advance their careers.

This degree is not specifically designed to prepare students for post-graduate study. Students planning to pursue a graduate degree should carefully review the entrance requirements of their selected graduate degree to ensure that the Bachelor of Applied Science in Management degree meets the undergraduate degree completion requirements for entry into the graduate degree program of their choice. Students desiring to pursue graduate-level study should consult with a campus dean or student services coach.

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Management program is available in an online-only format in Arkansas, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.


Management Component

ACC 100Accounting I

BUS 100Introduction to Business

BUS 302Management Concepts

BUS 309Business Ethics

BUS 310Human Resource Management

BUS 322Organizational Behavior

BUS 375Project Management

BAS 499Bachelor of Applied Science in Management Capstone

FIN 100Principles of Finance

MKT 305Consumer Behavior

Total Credit Hours:45.0

Technical Block Credit

Credits are transferred from an Associate of Applied Science Degree as Technical Block Credit.

Total Credit Hours:54.0

General Education Core

WRK 100Preparing for the Future of Work

CIS 101Navigating a Digital World


CIS 105Introduction to Information Systems

COM 100Communication at Work


COM 101Effective Communication Skills

COM 200Communication: The Key to Working Together


COM 201The Power of Effective Speaking

ENG 116Discover the Writer in You


ENG 115English Composition

ENG 201The Power of Persuasion 


ENG 215Research and Writing

MAT 110Using Math to Inform Your World


MAT 104Algebra with Applications

MAT 210Data-Driven Decisions


MAT 300Statistics

PSY 101Smarter Decisions through Psychology


PSY 105Introduction to Psychology

SOC 101The Story of Us: Embracing Diversity and Collaboration 


SOC 100Introduction to Sociology

Choose one from the following three courses

HUM 201Exploring Cultures: Adapting in a Global World

HUM 111World Cultures I

HUM 112World Cultures II

Choose one from the following four courses

HIS 110U.S. History: Learn from the Past, Prepare for the Future

HIS 104American History to 1865

HIS 105American History after 1865

POL 110U.S. Government

Choose one from the following four courses

SCI 201Unlocking the Secrets of Science and Innovation 

SCI 110Introduction to Physical Science

SCI 115Introduction to Biology

SCI 200Environmental Science

Total Credit Hours:58.5


These courses are selected in consultation with the campus dean or associate campus dean, or student services coach; within this component it is possible for students to develop a minor in a second area of study (see Minors).

Total Credit Hours:22.5

All courses are 4.5 quarter credit hours.

Total Credit Hours: 180.0