Bachelor of Applied Science
In a collaborative program between Meridian Community College, Mississippi State University-Meridian, the University of West Alabama and William-Carey University, a student can earn a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree.
The Bachelor's of Applied Science serves the needs of adults who have completed a Career and Technical Program at Meridian Community College and need additional education to advance their careers.
A transfer advisor and college counselor will help students develop a sound academic plan, find resources to support academic success and become familiar with campus resources while still working toward their Associate Degree.
Who can participate
- Students entering or currently enrolled in Meridian Community College's Career and Technical programs can transfer course credit to Mississippi State, University of West Alabama and William Carey University to obtain their Bachelor of Applied Science degree. Contact your academic advisor for more details.
- Complete at minimum 120 credit hours.
- Complete the university’s general education core requirements (15 credit hours of general education core courses earned as part of the AAS). Students may exercise flexibility in determining the remaining general education core requirements for the applied science degree based on specific needs of adult learners in the workplace.
- Earn 30 credit hours at the upper division level and at least 30 of the 120 credits
hours through MSU, UWA and William-Carey University.