Bachelor of Applied Science
Applied Business Management
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BYU-Idaho + BYU-Pathway

The bachelor’s degree in applied business management gives students analytic, marketing, finance, operations, and leadership skills, and prepares them to work in management positions in a variety of business settings.

This degree is developed and granted by BYU-Idaho, with support and resources coming from BYU-Pathway Worldwide.

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Essential Knowledge and Skills


  • Acquire specific job skills at the introductory and advanced level that help students improve their employment situation
  • Identify personal leadership strengths and weaknesses that will allow improvement in leadership competency
  • Diagnose the health of a business organization using financial statements and relevant data
  • Apply appropriate tools to solve business problems
  • Present business information professionally in writing
Bachelor of Applied Science of Applied Business Management
Program Requirements
Complete two certificates as described below, plus additional requirements.
To complete a bachelor's degree, the following courses are required in addition to the certificates stated above:
Complete the following additional courses:
Economic Principles and Problems-Micro
Applied Learning Project or Internship
1-3 Credits
(BUS 298R or IDS 297R)
Complete the following additional requirements:
General Education Courses
38-39 Credits
Approximately 30 Credits
Previously earned course credits from PathwayConnect and/or other colleges and universities will be evaluated after a student is admitted and submits valid transcripts.
Recommended General Education Courses
Each degree has a set of recommended general education courses.


Course CodeCourse Name# of Credits
ENG 150Writing and Reasoning Foundations3
BUS 301Advanced Writing in Professional Contexts3
MATH 108xMath for the Real World3
GE 103Online University Success1

Natural Sciences

Course CodeCourse Name# of Credits
GESCI 101From Atoms to Humans3
NUTR 150Essentials of Human Nutrition3

Art & Humanities

Course CodeCourse Name# of Credits
HUM 110Introduction to the Humanities3

Social Science

Course CodeCourse Name# of Credits
ECON 150Econ Principles & Problems Micro3
ECON 151Econ Principles & Problems Macro3

Religion (plus an additional 6 credits)

Course CodeCourse Name# of Credits
REL 200CThe Eternal Family2
REL 225CFoundations of the Restoration2
REL 250CJesus Christ Everlasting Gospel2
REL 275CTeachings and Doctrines of the Book of Mormon2

Previously earned course credits from PathwayConnect and/or other colleges and universities will be evaluated after a student is admitted and submits valid transcripts.

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Looking Ahead
Potential Employment
Assuming adequate work experience, successful students will be prepared to advance to management positions related to the area of their introductory certificate – or in another field where they have adequate work experience.

Why choose this degree?

Training in business management makes you marketable in most industries. Business management will qualify you to use analytic and personal skills to manage people and resources, prepare budgets and evaluate finances, build and lead teams, implement strategy, and run sales and marketing campaigns.

BYU-Pathway has found that certain combinations of certificates lead to better job opportunities. Most degrees have a recommended plan of certificates that will help students increase their income and improve their employment possibilities.