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BAS in Organizational Supervision
Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Supervision Online

Program Overview


Our Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Supervision online program is the affordable way to complete your degree and prepare for leadership roles in a broad range of professional settings. Our 100% online BAS maximizes your time with the flexibility of online learning while you continue to work.

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Build on your Associate of Applied Science with the leadership, organizational and critical-thinking skills you need to compete in today's competitive workplace. Connect theory and practice for real-world application with curriculum designed to develop your practical and professional competencies—including managerial communication and computer proficiency.

This interdisciplinary program prepares you for a variety of management positions, including:

  • Healthcare administration
  • Business administration
  • Human resources
  • Construction management
  • Project management
  • Business analytics

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Increase your earning potential

Earning your bachelor's degree could increase your yearly wages by an average of 52%

- Arkansas Education to Employment Report, 2017

Tuition


The Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Supervision online program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition for all U.S. residents.

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Tuition Per Credit Hour $248.25
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Tuition Per Course $744.75
Per Credit Hour Per Course
U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total
$210.00 $38.25 $248.25 $630.00 $114.75 $744.75

Calendar


Featuring accelerated coursework and multiple start dates, the Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Supervision online program is designed to be flexible for working students.

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Term Length Course Begin Course End Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline Last Day to Withdraw
Fall 2018 7wk 10/15/2018 12/7/2018 9/24/2018 10/1/2018 10/5/2018 10/12/2018 11/14/2018
Spring 2019 7wk 1/14/2019 3/1/2019 12/3/2018 12/10/2018 1/5/2019 1/11/2019 2/19/2019
7wk 3/11/2019 5/3/2019 2/18/2019 2/24/2019 3/1/2019 3/8/2019 4/17/2019
Summer 2019 7wk 5/13/2019 6/28/2019 4/22/2019 4/29/2019 5/3/2019 5/10/2019 6/6/2019
7wk 7/1/2019 8/16/2019 6/10/2019 6/17/2019 6/21/2019 6/28/2019 7/25/2019
Fall 2019 7wk 8/19/2019 10/4/2019 7/29/2019 8/5/2019 8/9/2019 8/16/2019 9/24/2019
7wk 10/14/2019 12/6/2019 9/23/2019 9/30/2019 10/4/2019 10/11/2019 11/13/2019
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Admissions


A-State Online offers a streamlined admission process for both new students and transfers. Students who are interested in the Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Supervision online program must have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.

  • When completing the online application, choose the appropriate application type – A-State Online Freshman (if you have never attended college) or A-State Online Transfer (if you have previously attended any college).
  • Select three emphasis areas and submit this form.
  • Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Submit an official High School Transcript with at least a 2.75 GPA or GED score of 500 (if taken prior to 2002) or 525 (if taken in or since 2002). The High School/GED requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 13 or more transferrable college credit hours.
  • Submit official Test Scores (e.g., ACT and SAT). Test scores are considered official if they are delivered directly to us from a testing center or from your high school on your official transcript. Test scores are valid for a period of five years from the date of the exam. The test score requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 24 or more transferrable college credit hours.
    • ACT test scores of 21 or greater on the composite score as well as 19 on the Math, Reading, and English sub-scores
    • SAT test score of 990
    • Comparable scores from other exams may be used. Students must score at or above the scores listed in the tables below:

      XPLORE PLAN
      English 14 16
      Reading 14 15
      Math 15 17
  • Cumulative college GPA of at least 2.0 on previous college coursework.
  • No remediation courses are available for this program. If a student does not show test scores that clear the need for remediation, they must show completion of or readiness for the following program courses:
    • English requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of English Composition I, English Composition II, or Writing Fundamentals with a grade of C or better.
    • Math requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of College Algebra or Intermediate Algebra with a grade of D or better.
  • No conditional admission status is available for this program.
  • International students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Students seeking to transfer from a non-U.S. university or college must submit official transcripts from these institutions. A transcript evaluation by an independent agency (e.g., World Education Service or Education Credential Evaluators) will be required and will be the responsibility of the student. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

Additional Information

Students that have attended any other institution of higher education must meet the following requirements.

When the student has:

  • Less than 12 college hours: submit official final high school transcript and official test scores.
  • 13 - 23 college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts and official test scores.
  • 24 or more college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts.

Test scores are valid for five years from date of exam.

Submit all documents to:

A-State Online
P.O. Box 2520
State University, AR 72467

Fax: 870-972-3548
Email: academicpartnerships@astate.edu

For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:

Academic Partnerships
c/o Central Receiving
2713 Pawnee St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Courses


Students in the Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Supervision online program must complete a total of 125 credit hours, including all core courses (21 credit hours), eight professional requirement courses (24 credit hours), and 60 credit hours from the Associate in Applied Science (required for admission).

Students must take the following courses.

MGMT 3153: Organizational Behavior

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

An interdisciplinary analysis of the relationships of individuals and groups within the context of the organization, blending concepts drawn from psychology, sociology, philosophy and communication theory with basic managerial concepts.

MGMT 3143: Human Resources Management

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Functions and problems involved in personnel management with emphasis placed upon recruitment, selection, management development, utilization of and accommodation to human resources by organizations. Prerequisite: MGMT 3153.

MGMT 3123: Principles of Management

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

This course is an overview of foundational management principles, including internal and external assessment and planning, organization structure and design, leadership and motivation, and decision and control processes.

COMS 4243: Interpersonal Communications

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Emphasis on increasing student's capacity for openness, sensitivity, and objective appraisal.

IDS 3013: Critical Thinking in the Profession

Duration: 14 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Exploration of the role of critical thinking in a range of professional settings through reading, writing and communication using technology, professionally-prepared materials, and statistical charts. Basic overview of the research writing process is included.

IDS 4013: Seminar in Professional Development

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Required for all BSIS majors. Must be senior level status to enroll (90 or more earned hours).

IDS 4023: Leadership in the Profession

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Capstone experience is designed to ensure BSIS graduates synthesize the learning objectives embedded in the BSIS program and gain the necessary skills to be market-ready including professional-level communications and critical thinking skills. The special problems research project is centered on students' emphasis area(s).

Students must take eight courses of their choice from the list below.

HP 4443: Healthcare Management

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Investigation of management theories, organizational design and behavior, managerial skills and leadership, human resource management, and strategic planning involving various healthcare settings; development of interpersonal skills necessary to manage teams and lead organizational change.

HP 4543: Healthcare Service Delivery

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

A global focus on value-based healthcare delivery and the World Health Organization. Approaches to principles related to healthcare delivery in practice that are effective, safe and quality based.

COMS 4373: Conflict Resolution

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Conflict as a communication variable created through interpersonal interaction in dyads, small groups, families and organizations.

COMS 4253: Intercultural Communication

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Identification of barriers and breakdowns to communication among cultures.

COMS 4263: Organization Communication

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Dynamics and theories of communication within an organization.

MGMT 3163: Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Labor management relations in both the public and private sectors, with emphasis on the process of managing within a union environment that involves contract negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. Prerequisite: MGMT 3143.

MGMT 3193: Social Impact Management

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Examines the interdependence of business and society. Students will develop skills to manage social impacts and divergent stakeholder perspectives. Prerequisite: MGMT 3123 or MGMT 3153.

MGMT 3613: Leadership

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Leadership processes and application at the organization, group and individual levels. Emphasis on team activities. Prerequisite: MGMT 3123 or MGMT 3153.

MGMT 4143: Organizational Change and Development

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Application of planned organizational change and development with an emphasis on how change occurs in dynamic organizational cultures in contemporary business organizations. Prerequisite: MGMT3153.

MGMT 4173: Compensation Management

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Design and administration of compensation systems. Deals with determinants of general pay level, job evaluation, wage and salary survey, fringe benefit plans and the impact of current government regulations on pay structures. Prerequisite: MGMT 3143.

RET 3113: Fundamental Applications of Renewable Energy

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Fundamental principles and applications related to biofuels, wind, solar, hydrogen and other emerging alternative energy technologies along with their applications. Prerequisites: MATH 1023, CHEM 1013 and CHEM 1011.

TECH 3773: Statistics

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Basic concepts and methods of statistics in a technical environment, including descriptive statistics, significant tests, estimation, sampling and correlation.

TECH 3843: Manufacturing Materials and Processes

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Structure and properties of metals and other materials used in manufacturing. Formation, treatment, and modification of materials through manufacturing processes. Advantages and disadvantages of alternative materials and processes for specific applications. Important emerging technologies. Prerequisite: CHEM 1003 or high school chemistry and MATH 1033.

TECH 3863: Industrial Safety

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

An introduction of the basic concepts of safety and health. Topics include the role of the safety professional, social, legislative and regulatory requirements as well as the concepts of hazard recognition, evaluation and control.

TECH 4813: Operations Systems Research

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Quantitative techniques for decision making, break even analysis, economic models, Gaussian distributions, inventory control, production models, and mathematical programming. Prerequisite: MATH 1023.

TECH 4823: Quality Assurance

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

The principles and practices of quality in manufactured products. Familiarization with industrial methods and equipment used in quality assessment. Basic topics include histograms, Pareto diagrams, control charts, acceptance sampling, process capability, cause and effect diagrams, reliability, visual inspection, and the relationship between quality and cost. Prerequisite: TECH 3773 or TECH 2883.

TECH 4883: Work Center Management

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

A survey course that addresses the problems of managing a small working unit, such as a department, within a larger unit, such as a company. Topics to be addressed include goal identification, staffing needs, monitoring of work process reporting, work center communications, and interpersonal relations within the work center.

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*Total credit hours required for completion include 60 transfer credit hours from the Associate of Applied Science degree required for admission into the BAS program.

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