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Supervision and Management (Business Administration), B.A.S.

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Program: U5030

The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) in Supervision and Management program provides individuals with an associate’s degree or the equivalent the opportunity to further their education and advance in their chosen professions. Students build upon the foundational skills attained through their associate’s degree programs by completing upper division coursework in management and leadership practices. Upper-level coursework in the B.A.S. program provides students with the opportunity to engage in a concentrated area of study and develop a theoretical and practical understanding of organizational management.

Admission Criteria

Admission to this program requires an A.S./A.A.S. or A.A. degree (or the equivalent) from a regionally accredited school or college, and at least a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 point scale. If the student’s associate’s degree is from a non-regionally accredited institution, but one that is accredited by a body that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, a course-bycourse evaluation will be done according to Polk State College’s (PSC) transfer practices and polices.

B.A.S. Program Curriculum

General Education Requriements (36 Credits Required)

NOTE: Students who have completed an A.A. degree at a public Florida college will have met the General Education requirements. Students who have completed an A.A. degree outside of Florida, or those who have  earned an A.S. or A.A.S. degree, but have General Education courses that vary from the requirements below, should consult with an advisor to determine if acceptable substitutions may satisfy some or all of PSC’s General Education requirements. Students with an A.A.S. degree may need to take additional General Education courses.


Students who take MAC 1147 cannot take MAC 1114 and/or MAC 1140. Students who take MAC 1114 and/or MAC 1140 cannot take MAC 1147.

Humanities (6 Credits Required)

Social Sciences (one course from each part) (6 Credits Required)

Natural Sciences (9 Credits Required)

Program Requirements

A.S./A.A.S. Students

Technical Courses from A.S./A.A.S. degree 42
General Education Courses from most A.S./A.A.S. degrees 18
Additional General Education credits 18

A.A. Students

Elective Courses from A.A. degree 24
General Education Courses from A.A. degree 36
Additional Technical credits 18

Total Credits for B.A.S. Degree: 120

Graduation Requirements for the B.A.S. Degree Program

  • Complete 120 credits as outlined above.
  • Earn an overall cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
  • Meet the college-level academic standards set by the State of Florida (formerly known as CLAST alternatives).
  • Demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language through any of the following means: completion of two years of high school instruction in the same foreign language, completion of a minimum of 8 college-level credits in one foreign language, achievement of minimum scores on a foreign language proficiency exam approved by the Registrar’s Office, or completion of a high school diploma from a foreign countrywhere the student studied in a language other than English.
  • Complete 25% (30 credit hours) of the program at PSC.

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