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Wayland Baptist University

 

For admissions and advising contact:

Abby Burkett
burketta@wbu.edu 

AUC Phone: 210-486-5034

Visit Wayland Baptist University Website for more information

 

Programs Offered at the Alamo University Center

  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Business Administration 
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Human Services
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Religion
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing
  • Master of Arts, Counseling Tracks for Licensed Professional 
  • Masters of Arts,Education, Elementary/Secondary Certification
  • Masters of Arts, Management
  • Masters of Science, Nursing (online only)

Bachelor Program Discriptions

 Bachelor of Applied Science, B.A.S. 

      The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) is an inverted degree program which allows individuals to apply a vocational/technical field (i.e., courses, training, or work experience) as credit toward an applied associate's degree and, in turn, to apply the associate's degree toward a B.A.S. degree. Students in this degree program desire to enhance their knowledge, analytical abilities and critical thinking skills for upward mobility in their field. The B.A.S. exists to pro- vide a seamless transition from technical fields to an appropriate baccalaureate program while enhancing the liberal arts component of the student's education.

The B.A.S. degree is designed for individuals who have completed occupational/technical degrees and certificates at community, vocational, and technical colleges and schools; individuals who have completed occupational/vocational training in U. S. Armed Services Schools, the workplace, and career training centers; occupational and technical faculty at regional and local public schools; and individuals who have received several years of on-the-job training.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree is a minimum 124-semester hour pro- gram.  A minimum of 36 semester hours must be in upper-level (junior/senior level) credit. Major fields of study included in the degree have specific upper-level requirements.  The student may select from seven majors which combine non-traditional credit with a traditional liberal arts background.  Majors include applied science, business administration, human services, justice administration, management, early child development, and career and technology education. Each major consists of 36 semester hours, of which 18 must be in upper-level cred- it.  The degree also requires a 24-semester hour professional development block designed to provide academic depth or breadth to the major and to provide substantive developmental knowledge for the student's career or personal goals. The degree also includes a 12-semester hour experiential professional development block designed to provide practical experience as an integral part of the student's career development.  Finally, the degree includes electives to complete the 124-semester hour requirement.

 

   Business Administration, B.A.S. 
  Students majoring in Business Administration for the B.A.S. degree must complete 36 semester hours, of which 18 must be upper-level credit. The 36-semester hour major includes an 18-semester hour core and an 18-semester hour specialization. When a course is taken without having the specified prerequisite, equiva- lent additional hours will be added to the program.
   
   Human Services, B.A.S. 
   Students majoring in Human Services must complete 36 semes- ter hours, of which 18 must be upper-level credit.  A specialization in justice administra- tion is not available with this major . 
              
   Management, B.A.S. 
 

Students majoring in Management for the B.A.S. degree must com- plete 36 semester hours, of which 18 must be upper-level credit.  When a course is taken without having the specified prerequisite, equivalent additional hours will be added to the program.

   
  Religion, B.A.S 
 

Students majoring in Religion must complete 33 semester hours and must take courses from each of five separate areas:  Biblical, historical, theological, education- al, and practical.    

     

Business Administration, B.B.A 

            The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (B.B.A.) is a minimum 124-semester hour degree which provides a conceptual understanding of the business world, examines a number of business components, and addresses the application of concepts related to these components. A minimum of 42 semester hours must be in upper-level credit (courses numbered 3000 and above). Upper-level requirements for the major and each specialization are included in the Business Administration section of the catalog.  Because of the unique nature of the degree, it includes additional requirements in mathematics.  These are included in the general education core requirement.

 

Nursing, B.S. 

    The Wayland Baptist University School of Nursing derives its mission from the purpose of the university which is to educate students in an academically challenging and distinctively Christian environment for professional success, lifelong learning and service to God and humankind. The School of Nursing strives to prepare baccalaureate nursing graduates that are competent and caring in the delivery of patient care in a diverse health care environment.

 

Master Program Discriptions

Counseling Tracks for Licensed, Professional Counselor, M.A. 

          The Master of Arts in Counseling is designed to equip a student to sit for the state board exams as a school counselor and/or licensed profes-ional counselor.  The two tracks differ in the area of internships and practicums and whether they are done in a school or community setting.

 

Education, Elementary/Secondary Certification, M.A. 

            The program is designed to provide teacher certification in a designated teaching field and a Master of Education degree (M.Ed).  Teaching fields are based on an undergraduate degree in art, business, English/language arts, history, social studies, mathematics, or science. A capstone experience including an oral and comprehensive written examination are required for the secondary education M.Ed. and will be satisfied through successful completion of EDUC 5318.

 

Management, M.A. 

        The Master of Arts in Management is designed for individuals who are currently in management positions and prepares students for the challenges of management in the 21st Century. The degree focuses on developing leadership, communications, and interpersonal skills, and the freedom to accomplish tasks, set goals, and develop relationships necessary for professional development.  The program offers three areas of specialization: Health Care Administration, Human Resource Management, and Organization Management. The degree is a 39-credit hour program. The admission standards and requirements are consistent with those outlined for the M.B.A. program. When a course is taken without having the specified prerequisite, equivalent additional hours will be added to the program.  With proper documentation, up to twelve (12) hours of graduate business course credit may be awarded toward the M.A.M. degree requirements from successful completion and official documentation of Intermediate and/or Senior Education Levels of the Military Services of the United States of America.

 

Nursing, M.S. 

         The Master of Science in Nursing prepares nurses to be able to teach in either nursing education programs or other originations that need an educator. It also prepares nurses with the ability to manage and educational program. The degree focuses of curriculum development, teaching strategies, evaluation, and adult learning. It also has a second focus that educated the student in the areas of business. The degree requires 36 graduate hours for completion