Applied Arts and Sciences

Bachelor's degree program

Open the door to new job opportunities or advance in your current career. If you have an Associate of Applied Science degree and want to take the next step and earn your bachelor’s degree, the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at UAF is designed for you.

The bachelor’s in arts and sciences is offered as an interdisciplinary degree and is administered through the UAF interdisciplinary studies program. This means you can tailor your bachelor’s degree program to your unique academic and career goals.

A faculty advisor will help guide the development of your individual degree program, and work closely with you throughout your course of study.

Still need to complete your AAS degree? View Associate of Applied Science degrees offered at UAF.

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Why Earn Your Bachelor’s in Arts and Sciences at UAF?

Earn your bachelor’s degree in applied arts and sciences at UAF. Here are some of the opportunities you can look forward to as part of this unique degree completion program.

Open the door to new career opportunities

  • More and more workforce areas are requiring employees to have both a bachelor’s degree and the technical knowledge and skills developed at the associate level before being promoted to higher level positions.

Customize your degree to your interests

  • The bachelor’s in arts and sciences is an interdisciplinary program that allows you the flexibility to design a personal pathway of study.

Get the support you need to succeed

  • We work cooperatively across academic departments to provide enhanced guidance and advising to students who are interested in the applied arts and sciences degree and who are completing or have completed their A.A.S.

Gain professional experience in your field

  • With our focus on hands-on learning, you can gain experience beyond the classroom through internships, undergraduate research and student organizations.


What can you co with an applied arts and sciences degree?

Applied arts and sciences majors are prepared for a variety of fields across multiple industries in Alaska and across the country. At UAF, you’ll gain essential communication and critical thinking skills that can be applied to myriad careers. 




Get started on your applied arts and sciences bachelor’s degree

Take the next step toward earning your bachelor’s degree. We have the resources to help you get started.