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 bachelor's degree if you are working on your first bachelor's and have at least 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)
- Have earned a significant number of 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, Blackboard 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
At ENMU we want to make sure you get the help you need. We offer several tutoring services, including the Online Writing Center (OWL), which is only for distance education students. The OWL 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 Student Success Center. Since ENMU has a dedicated distance education 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 a primary concentration and a secondary concentration.
As a secondary concentration, Business requires 37 hours of coursework and includes the following courses:
Note: Degree information shown on this page is based on the 2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog.
|Accounting 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting||3|
|Business 230 Business Law and Ethics I||3|
|Economics 200 Survey of Economics||3|
|Finance 201 Principles of Finance||3|
|Management 201 Principles of Management||3|
|Marketing 201 Principle of Marketing||3|
Select one of the following for the prerequisite math requirement Finance 201:
Elective Courses (15 hours)
Complete any five upper-division (300-/400-level) College of Business elective courses. These include: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Hospitality Management, Management, Marketing, Agriculture 311, Agriculture 340, or Agriculture 402. Each of these courses may require prerequisites. Check catalog or discuss with advisor.