In order to graduate from the University of Iowa with your Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) you must have at least 120 semester hours from all sources with a maximum of 60 semester hours, including career-technical course work, from your associate degree or two-year institution.

Your 120 semester hours must include:

A minimum 2.0 cumulative grade-point average (GPA):

  • Overall (combined transfer and UI)
  • University of Iowa
  • Upper-level
  • After admission to BAS

OPTIONAL: completion of Emphasis Areas & Certificates

Students with an Associate of Arts degree from an Iowa community college or other two-year institution participating in articulation agreements with the University of Iowa have satisfied all BAS Core general education requirements except Business/Management.