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Bachelor in Applied Science in Applied Business Management (BAS-ABM) Admission Requirements

  1. Completion of at least an associate degree with a cumulative GPA for all college-level credits with a 2.5 or greater
  2. Completion of 30 general education requirement (GER) credits with a grade of 2.0 or greater, inclusive of the GER-designated required courses below.
  3. Completion of the following required courses with a grade of 2.0 or greater:
    • English Composition I (ENGL& 101 or higher) (GER-COM)
    • College-level math with statistics emphasis (MATH& 146 or its equivalent) (GER-QR)
    • Introduction to Business (BUS& 101) (GER-SS)
    • Business Law (BUS& 201) (GER-SS)
    • Microeconomics (ECON& 201) (GER-SS)
    • Macroeconomics (ECON& 202) (GER-SS)
    • Principles of Accounting I and II (ACCT& 201 and ACCT& 202)
    • Computer literacy course (CIS 130 or its equivalent)
  1. For international students: TOEFL iBT 72, Writing 18; IELTS 6.0, Writing 5.0
  2. Professional intent, 250 words maximum: Explain professional goals and how these will be served by a BAS-ABM degree.
  3. Resumé
  4. Unofficial transcripts from accredited college-level institution(s). Official transcripts required for admission.
  5. Completion of Pierce College application for admission to the BAS-ABM program by the published deadline.

See the BAS-ABM home page for current application deadlines and how to apply to the program.