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 each student, but you can generally complete this degree in two years. You can complete this concentration 100% online.
The career and technical education concentration is designed to prepare career and technical education instructors and trainers to teach in secondary schools, community and technical colleges, trade and technical institutes, and in business and industry settings. If you have have the ability to complete CTED 481 Supervised Classroom Internship, you should pursue the Bachelor of Occupational Education degree.
Note: This concentration does not meet the requirements for New Mexico Secondary 7-12 Vocational Licensure.
Do I Qualify for This BAAS Program?
Our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science Career and Technical Education Concentration will help you use your prior academic experience to complete your bachelor's degree.
You qualify to enter our BAAS program if you have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree with a technical or vocational major from a Council for Higher Education (CHEA) recognized organization. You may also qualify to enter this program if you have earned a significant number of hours in a career-technical related discipline.
Looking for an Online Degree?
Our Career and Technical Education BAAS Program is also available 100% online.
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, many ENMU students work part-time jobs on campus to help finance their education.
Faculty and Advising for Career and Technical Education
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 in Career and Technical Education
When you receive a BAAS degree with a career and technical education 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. In addition to 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: Career and Technical Education
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, Career and Technical Education 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.
This concentration can be completed through online instruction.
This concentration does not meet the requirements for New Mexico Secondary 7-12 vocational licensure.
|PSY 202 Adolescent Psychology
This course may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement
|CTED 301 CTE Foundations||3|
|CTED 302 Instructional Facility Design||3|
|CTED 303 CTE Curriculum Development||3|
|CTED 304 The Global Workforce
This course may also meet the upper-division Diversity/Global Requirement
|CTED 401 CTE Leadership||3|
|CTED 480 Methods of Teaching CTE||3|
|SPED 300 Introduction to Special Education||3|