Are you looking for a degree that will open doors in many industries? Do you want to advance in the job you’re in? Do you have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences with a technical or vocational major from a Council for Higher Education (CHEA)-recognized organization? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we offer a business concentration as part of our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) program. The average time frame for completing a BAAS degree is two years. We want your prior academic experience to work for you!
Do I Qualify for This BAAS Program?
Our Online Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Business concentration will help you use your prior academic experience to complete your first bachelor's degree.
You can enter our BAAS Program to earn your first bachelor's degree. To qualify you must have one of the following:
- Have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree from an institution with accreditation recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) OR
- Have earned at least 30 credit hours in a career-technical related discipline from an institution with accreditation recognized by the CHEA
Scholarship and Financial Assistance
Eastern New Mexico University has the second lowest bachelor's and master's-level tuition in the state of New Mexico, and has one of the most affordable tuition rates in the United States. Once you are an enrolled business student you are eligible to apply for scholarships through the ENMU Foundation.
Online Learning Format for Business
Our Online Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) concentration in Business is designed to be completed 100% online, with students completing assignments, readings, tests, and projects throughout the semester. Recorded lectures via Mediasite will connect you with professors and other students. Student participation, using Mediasite, Canvas and Collaborate is done both during actual class time and on your own time. This means some classes will flex around your schedule, while others give you the benefit of engaging with professors and peers during class time.
Faculty and Advising for Business
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 the 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.
Academic Help and Resources for Business Majors
We want to make sure you get the support you need. We offer flexible tutoring services, including the ENMU Writing Center which is available to help you improve your writing and help you clearly communicate for written, school-related projects and assignments.
We also have online databases, journal articles and eBooks accessible through the Golden Library. Since ENMU has a dedicated distance learning librarian on staff, you'll always have the help you need to take advantage of library resources.
Our department also has graduate assistants available to assist you. For questions and concerns about business homework assignments, projects and grades please email or call your professor.
Career Opportunities in Business
When you receive a BAAS degree with a business concentration, you can look forward to an enhanced career in your field. Whether your interest is in accounting, agricultural business, finance, hospitality management, information systems, management or marketing, your secondary concentration in business will help start you on your journey toward the career you've always wanted. In addition to great faculty, Counseling and Career Services offers free job placement assistance to all students, so if you are looking for another job, we can help you.
BAAS Concentration: Business
The BAAS program requires you to complete 120 hours to earn your bachelor's degree. Within those 120 hours, you must complete General Education Requirements, a primary concentration and a secondary concentration.
As a secondary concentration, Business requires includes courses like:
- Principles of Accounting
- Introduction to Finance
- Business Law
- Survey of Economics
- Principles of Management
- Principles of Marketing