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University Catalog 2024-2025 
University Catalog 2024-2025

Applied Technology and Business Leadership, BS

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BS in Applied Technology and Business Leadership
 AU Santa Barbara
Credits for Degree: 180 quarter credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Flexible
Standard time to completion: 36 months

*Actual time to completion ranges from 9 to 36 months, depending on the number of transfer credits.

General Degree Requirements

All Antioch University undergraduates must meet general education requirements in the areas of Liberal Arts (called Domains of Knowledge), Academic Writing, and Mission-core classes. See the School of Undergraduate Studies: General Degree Requirements page for an explanation of undergraduate general education requirements.

BS in Applied Technology & Business Leadership - General Overview 

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Technology and Business Leadership degree is ideal for people in technology and business professions - such as auto mechanics, information systems, and medical technology - who want to learn the critical practical skills central to advancement in the field. In this degree program, your courses will focus on leadership perspectives, planning, and business tools, and learn how to use them in an ethical and socially conscious context. You’ll also gain the interpersonal skills needed to advance yourself effectively within your field.
Graduates of the Applied Technology and Business Leadership program effectively prepare themselves for higher roles and greater responsibility in their field. With additional training from dedicated faculty and small class sizes, Antioch University Santa Barbara is an ideal environment for adult learners to pursue their career goals in applied technology, business, and leadership.

Current Tuition and Fees

University Tuition and Fees  

Plan of Study

Breakdown of Major Requirements

  • 21 quarter units of transfer credit in a technical or professional cohesive area
  • 24 quarter units of upper division coursework at Antioch that includes:
    • 12 units of Major Core coursework 
    • 12 units of Professional Core coursework
  • 3 quarters units for LIB-3081 Senior Capstone Project
  • 6 quarter units of additional Community-Based Learning

Community-based Learning

Students in the Applied Studies major must earn 6 upper division units (typically 2 activities) of Community-based Learning related to their major. Community-based Learning includes a diverse array of options, from internships to prior learning for credit to capstone courses that involve a direct connection with community. Students are strongly encouraged to select internship placements relevant to their interests and career goals from Antioch’s Internship Office, or to seek out a unique internship placement with the support and approval of Antioch’s Internship Office. Similarly, students may consult with their faculty advisor about major-related prior learning projects, which can not only deepen understanding around students’ lived experiences, but also save on tuition costs.

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