If you have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) with a technical or vocational major from a Council for Higher Education (CHEA)-recognized organization, you can major in applied arts and sciences at ENMU. An applied arts and sciences major's time frame for degree completion varies with the individual student, but in general, the BAAS degree can be attained in two years.

This program is a flexible concentration that will allow you to focus on areas of study that will contribute to your professional development. Liberal arts studies provide skills and abilities relevant to every career field and prepare you for a lifetime of learning. If you pursue this concentration, you'll receive a complete, balanced selection of coursework and an in-depth study in a single discipline.

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Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Eastern New Mexico University is committed to helping you finance your education. You can find more information about admissions scholarships and find out why more than $22 million in financial assistance was awarded to students last year. Additionally, qualified students are eligible to apply for funding assistance through programs designed to encourage underrepresented groups to pursue careers in science, and faculty-mentored research projects.

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Faculty and Advising

The applied arts and sciences faculty are committed to responsible academic advising. This means we help you schedule the right courses at the right time to help you take this next step in your professional career. Faculty members are specialists in their areas of advising and are current with requirements for admission into the programs they advise so you get the academic advice you need, when you need it.

Service and Mutual Interest Organizations

ENMU provides students the opportunity to use the skills you'll gain while working on your degree to hold leadership positions in ENMU organizations if you want to get more involved. At ENMU, you will be able to explore more than 50 student organizations that range from academic, cultural, multicultural, service, special interest and fraternities/sororities. If you see a need for an organization we don't have, you can even start your own.

Career Opportunities

When you receive a BAAS degree with a liberal arts concentration, you can look forward to an enhanced career in your field. This might include new opportunities in management, or even a new career in a related field. Career Services offers free job placement assistance to all ENMU students, so if you are looking for another position, we can help you find it.

BAAS Concentration: Liberal Arts (30 hours)

This concentration can be completed through online instruction.

History Course (3 hours)
Complete one of the following.

Course Credits
HIST 101 Survey of American History to 1877
(may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement)
3
HIST 102 Survey of American History since 1877
(may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement)
3
HIST 121 Survey of Western Civilization to 1500
(may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement)
3
HIST 122 Survey of Western Civilization since 1500
(may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement)
3


Political Science Course (3 hours)
Complete one of the following.

Course Credits
PSCI 101 Introduction to Political Science
(may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement)
3
PSCI 102 American National Government
(may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement)
3


Psychology/Sociology Course (3 hours)
Complete one of the following.

Course Credits
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
(may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement)
3
SOC 212 Contemporary Social Issues
(may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement)
3


Religion Courses (3 hours)
Complete one of the following.

Course Credits
REL 101 Old Testament Survey
(may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement)
3
REL 103 New Testament Survey
(may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement)
3
REL 107 Introduction to Religion
(may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement)
3


Additional Psychology/Sociology Course (3 hours)
Complete one of the following.

Course Credits
PSY 312 Psychology of Global Political Behavior
(may also meet the upper-division Diversity/Global Requirement)
3
PSY 324 Social Psychology 3
SOC 320 Social and Cultural Change 3


Elective Courses (15 hours)
Complete any five upper-division (300- or 400-level) courses in one area from HIST, REL, PSCI, PSY or SOC.

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