Bachelor's Degrees

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS)

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree  completion program is a bachelor's degree that can be earned right here at UW-Barron County in collaboration with several four-year campuses . The degree is conferred by UW Colleges.  

You are eligible to enroll in the BAAS degree completion program if you have earned an associate degree from a UW Colleges campus or Wisconsin Technical College. Your associate degree accounts for the first 60 credits towards earning a BAAS degree. Other associate degrees are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about the BAAS.

Distance Bachelor’s Degree Programs

UW bachelor's degrees are available without leaving the area. UW-Barron County provides students with freshmen and sophomore level coursework. These are general education courses that are needed to earn the Associate of Arts & Science (AAS) degree.

After earning the AAS degree, you can then work on your bachelor’s degree at a distance through coursework offered online, correspondence courses, and/or weekend courses. The flexible programs allow you to integrate work, study, and family commitments.


UWM provides more information on their College Connection Program website about the following Bachelor's Degrees.

  • Art History
  • Communications
  • Information Science & Technology
  • Political Science
  • Political Science/Law Studies
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Students can also choose an optional minor as well in Art History, Business, Communication, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.


UW-Superior provides more information in their Distance Learning Center about earning the following Bachelor of Science degrees.

  • Communicating Arts
  • Elementary Education
  • Sustainable Management
  • Individualized Major
  • Health & Wellness Management
  • Exercise Science

Students can also choose to minor in Geography, Health, Health & Human Performance, Individually Designed minor, Library Science, Philosophy, Communicating Arts, Global Studies, Psychology. There are also numerous minor options for Elementary Ed majors.


UW-Platteville offers bachelor degrees in Business Adminstration and Criminal Justice through their distance education program, and the Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, through their Collaborative Engineering Program.

Questions? Give us a call or email today!

Want to know more about which program is right for you? Maybe you have questions about these or other available options? Contact Deb Neuheisel, Adult Student Initiatives Coordinator. For an appointment call Student Services at 715.234.8024 or You may also stop by her office in room M158 in Meggers Hall, located in the Student Services Office. Come in for a visit, a tour, or to receive resources to help you decide what's best for your future.