The Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences (BAAS) is a unique degree program by which students build on a multidisciplinary foundation to support career flexibility. May be of particular interest to: students transferring from community college; veterans eligible for credit for specialized military training; students from technical institutions with occupationally-specific credits; and, non-traditional students who want to complete a previously interrupted degree. Highly individualized, the BAAS degree is designed to give students an opportunity to design a degree that meets their specific career goals.
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The only such program in Texas, and among only a few in the nation, this highly applied degree allows students hands-on opportunities to provide interventions that help children with Autism or those with developmental disabilities. Behavior Analysis majors at UNT also have options to study animal behavior and organizational behavior management.
Interested in a career helping people with speech or hearing disorders? A Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology/ Audiology from UNT paves the way. This program is designed for persons wishing to pursue graduate study and offers an avenue for students interested in pursuing careers in health professions, teaching, psychology, medicine, gerontology, among others. A major in speech language pathology/audiology provides the needed skills to assess and treat people with hearing and balance disorders through a curriculum centered around practical experience.
Criminal Justice majors prepare for challenging careers in public sector law enforcement, corrections, court-related employment, private sector loss prevention, and investigative work. Many UNT alumni are serving in agencies throughout the DFW region and beyond as police chiefs, supervisors and officers; special agents at federal agencies; state law enforcement officers; and supervisory staff at community corrections agencies, among others.
The nation’s first and most respected Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Administration and Planning offers a rigorous curriculum that helps students develop valuable skills in disaster planning, interpersonal communication and leadership. Mastering these competencies is essential to educating communities on how to prepare for and alleviate natural, technological and civil hazards.
Help individuals with disabilities reach their potential. Graduates of Rehabilitation Studies are prepared to address wellness and employment issues of people with physical and mental disabilities as well as those who live with a serious addiction. This program is for those who want to help others obtain skills that lead to self-determination, responsibility and personal empowerment.
Social workers make the world a better place by helping people overcome the challenges associated with abuse, poverty, homelessness, addiction, illness, and discrimination. They practice in a variety of areas including healthcare, hospice, substance abuse treatment, child welfare, aging, criminal justice and others. Students who complete the program are eligible to take the exam for state licensure and may qualify for advance standing in graduate social work programs.