2020-2021 Catalog 
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) Program in Energy, Manufacturing and Trades Management

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The BAS in Energy, Manufacturing and Trades Management is designed for AAS degree-holding students seeking to advance their professional qualifications. Graduates of the program will have a broader understanding of the managerial roles in energy, manufacturing and trades industries and will bring that understanding to their advancing roles in their place of employment. This degree will be offered at Lone Star College beginning Fall 2020.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Design schedules for shifts of technical workers.
  • Evaluate safety hazards and organize safety training for technical workers.
  • Troubleshoot quality deficiencies by identifying resources and procedural changes necessary to achieve required quality assurance standards.
  • Examine supervisory strategies appropriate to common personnel problems in relevant industries.
  • Analyze and evaluate data in order to solve business problems.
  • Utilize written, oral, and visual communication to convey and receive information in a global environment.
  • Construct customer service techniques appropriate to common problems in relevant industries.

Policies and Procedures

All policies and procedures outlined in the following sections of the catalog will apply to the student, except where specified by the BAS program.

Admission Requirements

  • Completed Lone Star College Application for Admission/Readmission, transcripts, forms, and satisfaction of the general institutional admission requirements.
Demonstrate College-Level Readiness (TSI Compliance)
  • Completion of Associate of Applied Science with a transcript notating college readiness in reading, writing and mathematics or the equivalent. Approved programs include:
    • Electrical Technology
    • Mechatronics Technician
    • Petroleum Service Technology
    • Mechanical Design Technology
    • HVAC and Refrigeration Technology
    • Industrial Diesel Technology
    • Machining Technology
    • Process Technology
    • Pipefitting
    • Welding Technology

Additional related programs to be reviewed/approved by program coordinator.

Transfer Credit including review of LSC AAS credit
  • Regular Acceptance
    • Cumulative GPA of 2.25 or better in prior college level coursework.
  • Provisional Acceptance
    • Cumulative GPA of 2.00 to 2.25 in prior college level coursework.
Admission Decision Appeals
  • Exceptions of extenuating circumstances may be petitioned in writing, include supporting documentation, for consideration by the Executive Dean for Baccalaureate Programs and Partnerships.
  • Admission to the Bachelor of Applied Science program will be rolling with Fall starts and limited enrollment. As a result, not all students who meet the minimum requirements stated above may be admitted into this program.
  • As space permits and with the permission of the program coordinator, qualified students who do not meet the admission requirements noted above, may take up to six upper division courses.
  • Lone Star College will accept and apply to the degree program Core Curriculum courses, Field of Study courses, and WECM Technical Specialty Courses as part of the lower division coursework of the baccalaureate degree.
  • Students wishing to apply other previously earned credit to this degree must submit requests for substitutions within the first semester of being enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science program.

Requirements for BAS Degree Completion

Credit Hours in Residence
  • Satisfactory completion of a minimum 120 semester credit hours of transferable baccalaureate level education credits, of which at least 30 must be completed at Lone Star College.
  • Developmental or other non-credit coursework does not apply toward graduation requirements.
  • Completion of at least 30 credit hours in 3000 level courses or higher of which at least 24 must be completed at Lone Star College.
General Education Core Curriculum
  • Completion of the General Education Core Curriculum (42 credit hours).
GPA Requirement
  • Completion of all advanced-level (3000 or higher) coursework with a minimum average of “C” (2.0 GPA, based on a 4.0 scale).
  • All additional program requirements with a minimum average of “C” (2.0 GPA, based on a 4.0 scale).
Financial Obligations
  • Pay all debts to the College prior to graduation.


By completing the program, students will earn one award:

1. Energy, Manufacturing and Trades Management, BAS

Energy, Manufacturing and Trades Management, BAS

[Program offered at LSC-North Harris and LSC-University Park]

Prerequisite: Program admission; Completion of qualifying AAS and approved transfer credit (60 credit hours).

Total Credit Hours Required for Degree: 120