UA Yuma provides opportunities for students to achieve undergraduate degrees via many pathways.
Please contact your current advisor or a UA recruiter to learn about available pathways to your degree program(s) of interest and information regarding credit transfers.
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Administration of Justice offers an interdisciplinary approach to criminal justice, procedural constitutional rights, contemporary issues in law enforcement, terrorism, immigration and border security, with an emphasis on research, analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Students with an Associates of Applied Science degree from Community College can transfer up to 75 credits to a specific UA program.
The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Plant Systems teaches students the fundamental plant and soil science principles and techniques aimed at developing improved crop plants, and best practices for managing field, greenhouse, agricultural crops, as well as food safety. This degree prepares students for careers in modern agriculture, land management, and agronomic crop production in the Western United States and throughout the world. This degree satisfies the requirements for both the Crop Advising/Pest Applicators license.
The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Technology and Management is a production management degree that includes: technical agriculture, management strategies, and agriculture. Students in this hand-on major gain a science based overview of agriculture and food systems, with an emphasis on the practical application of technology to agricultural production systems. The program combines students’ inherent creativity and interest in physical and biological sciences, technology, mathematics, business and related subjects with their desire to develop innovative solutions to a variety of agricultural problems.
The Bachelor of Science in Animal Science is the study involving the production, marketing, and utilization of animals in agriculture, entertainment, and companionship. Students gain knowledge in the biological processes involved in genetics, nutrition, and reproduction as well as in the practical business aspects of racing and livestock management.
The Bachelor of Science in Biosystems Engineering is an ABET accredited degree that uses engineering, math, and biology to design systems to manage soil and water resources and to design and develop biological and biomedical products. They combine technical knowledge, computer techniques, and control systems for a deeper understanding of agriculture and biology knowledge which someday may be used to design life support systems for colonies on other planets. Students may specialize in water resource engineering or biological engineering.
The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering is an ABET accredited degree where students learn to design, construct, manage and maintain physical facilities buildings, bridges, roads, tunnels dams, power plants and systems for water treatment and waste disposal. Study includes fundamental instruction in math, physics and chemistry as applied to civil engineering.
The Bachelor of Science in Commerce provides a complete overview of the business world, with a focus on international and intrastate. Commerce is the study of conducting business through the practice of buying, selling and producing goods, accounting and economics, strengthening management skills and preparing individuals to apply various techniques and principles in business practices.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is the scientific and practical approach to computation and its applications. It is the systematic study of the feasibility, and mechanization of the methodical procedures that underlie the acquisition, representation, processing, storage, communication of and access to information.
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Cyber Operations applies knowledge of human and organizational behavior to predict vulnerabilities created by human error, understand and how to apply legal and ethical standards to the world of cyber and be able to communicate effectively. Students with an associates of Applied Science degree from community college can transfer up to 75 credits to a specific UA program.
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education instills knowledge of curriculum design, pedagogy, classroom management and human development and behavior. Emphasis on effective written and communication skills will provide a strong foundation for working and interacting with young children from birth-eight years old. Students with an Associates of Applied Science degree from community college can transfer up to 75 credits to a specific UA program.
The Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Development is designed to provide a strong foundation in theory, research, issues and applications related to family/interpersonal processes and human development across the lifespan. Complementary coursework provides students with grounding in social/behavioral and the biological sciences, as well as basic skills in research, writing and communication. Students also complete a focused sequence of coursework in a career-related area of specialization.
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Services provides knowledge of human behavior and development, program planning, social issues and counseling and mediation. Students develop administrative skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in order to address contemporary issues in human services organization. Students with an Associates of Applied Science degree from community college can transfer up to 75 credits to a specific UA program.
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Informatics teachers the principles of creating, storing, finding, manipulating and sharing information, understanding human computer interaction, developing skills through theoretical and practical experience and learning how to effectively process and present information for an increasingly digitally-reliant world. Students can select from a concentration in Educational Technology, Information Management, Software Development or System Administration. Students with an Associates of Applied Science degree from community college can transfer up to 75 credits to a specific UA program.
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Intelligence Studies provides an understanding of historical and political context for the intelligence field, and social and cultural insight into regions that are critical to U.S. national/international intelligence. Students develop strategic and research skills and the ability to analyze and think critically. Students with an Associates of Applied Science degree from community college can transfer up to 75 credits to a specific UA program.
The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics forms for all technical disciplines; a major in math prepares students for careers or graduate study in many subjects. The department offers in pure and applied math, probability and statistics, computational math, engineering math and math education. Understanding our physical world requires an understanding of mathematics. Not only a tool for engineers and physical scientists, a thorough understanding of math and is applications is critical in business, economics and even the social sciences.
Nutritional science is the study of nutrition and foods in health and disease across the lifespan. Courses within the major include nutritional biology and metabolism, food science and safety, nutrition assessment, and therapeutic diets. Nutritional science combines medicine, food chemistry, cell biology and biochemistry with a focus on nutrition and foods. Students may specialize in either dietetics or nutrition. The dietetics option allows student to apply to dietetic internships and become registered dietitians through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The nutrition option prepares students for graduate study in nutrition, food science, nutritional biochemistry, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy, or veterinary medicine.
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Leadership studies the process of organizational behavior, decision-making and team-building. Students develop an understanding of leadership in an organizational context, develop social, communication and leadership skills and are able to enter the workforce immediately upon graduation with a strong foundation in project management. Students with an Associates of Applied Science degree from community college can transfer up to 75 credits to a specific UA program.
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Regional Commerce is for those wishing to enter the local or regional business world. This program can prepare students for careers with government entities, private business, the import-export/broker industry, local merchants, or as a small business owner. Courses are theory based with an application component. This approach allows students to gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities of a small business professional and the opportunity to apply those competencies as they work with local economic development professionals, local economists, or local business leaders in the form of internships, research projects, or business plan projects. Students with an Associates of Applied Science degree from an AZ Community College can transfer up to 75 credits to a specific UA program.
The Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering gives students knowledge of the processes of modeling, analyzing and designing advanced technology systems. It provides students with design viewpoints and methodologies that emphasize system integration, with a focus on subject matter and tools for modeling and analysis. Systems engineering is and interdisciplinary field of engineering that focuses on how to design and manage complex engineering systems over their cycles.