University of Texas Online Consortium

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science - Industrial Technology (BAAS)

image of man wear hard hat and typing on laptop computerThe Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science (BAAS) program, offered by the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB), offers career advancement opportunities to students who have previously earned the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. The BAAS-Industrial Technology degree will enhance students' technical education and will prepare them with leadership skills relevant in their respective working environments. Coursework is designed to enhance knowledge of technical and managerial skills.

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements - 42 credits

The General Education Requirements can be taken at a local Texas community college. Fifteen credits from the General Education Requirements category taken as part of the AAS degree can also be applied to satisfy the General Education Requirements section of the BAAS degree.

BAAS Industrial Technology Core Courses - 18 credits

MNGT 3310 Principles of Management, MNGT 3311 Business Communications, MNGT 3312 Human Resource Management, MNGT 3330 Organizational Behavior, MNGT 3370 Business and Ethics, MNGT 33xx/43xx

Applied Arts and Science Requirements - 51 credits

  • Technical Field of AAS Degree - 30 credits
  • Industrial Technology Upper-Division Courses - 21 credits

The BAAS will only be available to students transferring to UTPB with an AAS degree or its equivalent. A block of 30 credits from the technical field of the AAS degree will be applied to the BAAS degree. Students must complete at least 21 credits in upper-division courses related to their AAS specialty.

Other Required Upper Level Courses – 6 credits

Students must complete BAAS 4393 Senior Project and ITEC 4392 Internship.

Computer Use – 3 credits

All students must demonstrate a basic use of computing through completion of COSC 1335, or through examination, or through a similar computer science course that requires the actual use of computers.

Total required for graduation - 120 credits


Link to a listing of the courses required for the program. To see which courses are currently open for registration, link to the Course Schedule, select Industrial Technology (BAAS) from the UTOC Program menu and click the Search button. You may also use the Course Inventory to view a complete list of all courses currently being offered in the program, as well as the semesters in which they have been offered.

Participating Institution and Advisor

UT Permian Basin

Dr. Robert Morrison

Assistant Professor & Chair of Industrial Technology

(432) 552-2200

Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science-Industrial Technology

Getting Started

To participate in this program, students must apply and be accepted to UT Permian Basin as well as have previously earned the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. Complete an application for admission online through ApplyTexas and request official college transcripts be sent and evaluated by the Admissions office.