This concentration will give you advanced knowledge in feed and nutrition, animal health, physiology and management. This emphasis combines both a rigorous scientific component and a very hands-on practical application. Note: This concentration is not available 100% online. The first year may be completed through online instruction, but the second year requires on-campus attendance.

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Do I Qualify for This BAAS Program?

Our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science Animal Science Concentration will help you use your prior academic experience to complete your 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:

  1. An Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree from an institution with accreditation recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  2. A significant number of credit hours in a career-technical related discipline from an institution with accreditation recognized by the CHEA

If you have questions about whether or not you can enter the BAAS program at ENMU, please contact our BAAS Coordinator Dr. Suzanne Balch-Lindsay, 575.562.2314 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

We are committed to helping you finance your education. In addition to grants, loans and scholarships offered by Financial Aid and Enrollment Services, there are also many scholarships for current students, including the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship which provides adults entering or returning to college funding for tuition, room and board and books. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to work part-time jobs on campus to help finance your education.

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Faculty and Advising for Animal Science Majors

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.

Service and Mutual Interest Organizations

Students have the opportunity to participate in various campus and discipline-related organizations (particularly Pre-Vet Club and Collegiate FFA). Students also may assist faculty on research projects, work in labs, and other related activities.

Career Opportunities

When you receive a BAAS degree with an animal science concentration, you can look forward to an enhanced career in your field. This might include new opportunities in management or a new career in a related field. In addition to qualified advisors and departments, Career Services offers free job placement assistance to all students, so if you are looking for another job, we can help you find it.

BAAS Concentration: Animal Science

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, Animal Science requires 24 hours of coursework and includes the following courses:

Note: Degree information shown on this page is based on the 2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog.

AG 101 Animal Science 3
AG 250 Feeding and Nutrition 3
AG 260 Genetics in Animal Science 3
AG 421 Advanced Feeding and Nutrition 3
AG 433 Veterinary Science 3

Select one course from the following:

  • AG 325 Animal Physiology (3)
  • AG 450 Reproductive Physiology (3)

Select two courses from the following:

  • AG 101 Animal Science (3)
  • AG 250 Feeding and Nutrition (3)
  • AG 260 Genetics in Animal Science (3)
  • AG 421 Advanced Feeding and Nutrition (3)
  • AG 433 Veterinary Science (3)

BAAS Coordinator

Suzanne Balch-Lindsay

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Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

Office Location: Administration Building (ADM), Room 201

Phone: 575.562.2314