2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Jul 15, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog

General Technology, AAS for Transfer to UAFS Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS Emphasis - Management & Leadership)


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July 1, 2019

About This Degree


National Park College (NPC) students who have completed an Associate of Applied Science (AAS)* degree may transfer into the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree program at the University of Arkansas at Ft. Smith (UAFS). This degree provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to either assume management and leadership roles in business and industry or to enhance current employment. The BAS degree is not specific to any NPC program area or concentration.

This degree requires a total of 120 semester credit hours, including at least 40 upper-level credit hours completed at UAFS.  NPC students may transfer 75 hours of lower-level courses to UAFS.

Start Here / Finish Online

NPC Mentor: Jennifer Lyons (Jennifer.Lyons@np.edu)  501.760.4256

Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

NPU Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC-to-UAFS Pre-Graduation Transfer Degree Checklist

NPC-to-UAFS Post-Graduation Transfer Degree Checklist

UAFS Admissions Requirements
Students must have a 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative GPA on all previous coursework to be eligible for admission to UAFS.  

*The curriculum prepares you for licensure/cewrtification in Arkansas.

College Required Courses


Required for all new NPC students

General Education Core - 15 Credit Hours


Major Specific Courses - 45 Credit Hours


Major Technical Discipline - 24-30 Credit Hours

Choose from:

  • Aerospace Fabrication & Repair
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • Hospitality and Tourism Administration
  • Marine Repair Technology
  • Welding Technology

Technical Minor/Approved Support Courses - 14-21 Credit Hours


Choose courses from a Technical Discipline not chosen above, courses from the list below, and/or other courses approved by the division chair or dean

60 Total Program Hours


* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Additional Hours


Contact your Academic Advisor for assistance

UAFS recognizes 49 NPC credit hours from this Associate of Applied Science degree.

UAFS will also accept 26 additional hours from courses listed below taken at NPC for a maximum of 75 transferable hours. These courses may also be taken at UAFS (campus or online, if available).

Option 1


You completed PSYC 1103 General Psychology, SOC 1103 Introduction to Sociology, or a World History course as part of your AAS.

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UAFS


The NPC Honors Program


The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications.
Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

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