Admission Requirements to the BAAS Program

A newly (re)admitted student who wishes to enter the Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences degree program will have ONE of the following criteria:

  • 45 hours of college credit from a regionally accredited school
    Lamar does not accept technical credit hours as transfer credit. The BAAS program will consider any technical hours toward this BAAS admission requirement but no technical hours will apply to the degree.

  • 5 years post high school.

  • 3 or more years of military service.
    Student can be an active or retired service member.


Admission Process for New or Readmit Students

  1. Apply to Lamar University at
  2. Choose “College of Arts & Sciences” as your intended college and “Applied Arts & Sciences” as your major choice.
  3. Submit official transcripts for each college or university you attended to:
    Lamar University
    Office of Admissions
    Box 10009
    Beaumont, Texas 77710

Lamar University Admissions

Once you receive your acceptance letter from Lamar, contact the College of Arts & Sciences Advising Center to schedule an advising appointment. (See Advising).

Admission Process for Current Lamar University Students

Contact BAAS advising at 409-880-8872 and request a degree plan.