Major in B.A.T.S. (Bachelor of Applied Technical Science)

Do you have an Associate's degree in Applied Science?

Have you always wanted a leadership role in a technology-oriented area, such as construction management or industrial operations? Are you an individual who thrives on hands-on experience and the challenges of technology? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the Black Hills State University Applied Technical Science program is for you. 

Get Credit for the Education You've Already Received

The BHSU Applied Technical Science program (BATS) is designed for students with Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees who wish to transfer their credits into a bachelor degree program.

General Supervision Option

  • 3 BADM 336 Entrepreneurship I
  • 3 BADM 344 Managerial Communication
  • 3 BADM 350 Legal Environment of Business
  • 3 BADM 351 Business Law
  • 3 BADM 370 Marketing
  • 3 BADM 407 International Business
  • 3 BADM 457 Business Ethics
  • 3 HRM 417 Human Resource Management
  • 3 MIS 325 Management Information Systems
  • 3 TECH 342 Lean Management
  • 3 TECH 364 Quality Management
  • 3 TECH 494 Internship

General Technology Option

  • 3 BADM 336 Entrepreneurship I
  • 3 BADM 344 Managerial Communication
  • OR
    3 SPCM 410 Organizational Communication
  • 3 BADM 360 Organization and Management
  • 3 BADM 370 Marketing
  • 3 BADM 438 Entrepreneurship II
  • 3 HRM 417 Human Resource Management
  • 3 PHYS 331 - Industrial & Organizational Psychology
  • 3 TECH 330 Communication Technology
  • 3 TECH 362 Energy, Power, & Transportation
  • 3 TECH 381 Construction Materials & Methods
  • 3 TECH 485 Enterprise Systems
  • 3 TECH 492 Topics: Applied Tech Science
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Gen Ed Requirements - 43 semester hours

  • MATH - Gen Ed - Mathematics - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science - 9 semester hours
  • Gen Ed- Art & Humanities - 12 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Natural Science & Lab - 8 semester hours
  • ENGL 101 - Composition I
  • ENGL 201 - Composition II
  • SPCM 101 - Fundamentals of Speech
  • OR
    SPCM 215 - Public Speaking
    OR
    SPCM 222 - Argumentation and Debate
  • WEL 100 - Wellness for Life
  • WEL 100L - Wellness Lab

 

* Global Requirement: depending on your selection, this requirement will satisfy 3 hours of either Social Science or Arts & Humanities requirements. Take 1 course from AIS/HIST 257, ANTH 210, ARTH 211/212/251, ENGL 211/212, GEOG 210, HIST 121/122/153, HUM 100, MCOM 151, MUS 130, POLS 141/250.

A minor is NOT required with this major but electives are required to total 120 hours, of which 36 hours must be 300-400 level courses.

Students must already possess an Associate of Applied Science degree from a technical institute in order to become enrolled in this program.