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.
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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/certification in Arkansas.
60 Total Program Hours
See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information
* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)