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.

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences family and consumer sciences foods and nutrition concentration gives you knowledge and skills required in food and nutrition related careers such as managing wellness programs and working at social service agencies. Additionally, the gained knowledge and skills will enhance your life skills which with result in a higher quality of life for you and your family.

Each BAAS degree requires a student to have a primary concentration and a secondary concentration. If your vocational/technical credit takes care of your primary concentration area, and you'll take just eight classes (24 hours) to earn your family and consumer sciences foods and nutrition BAAS degree at ENMU.

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Scholarships and Financial Assistance

We are committed to helping you finance your education. In addition to grants, loans, and work-study offered by Financial Aid and Enrollment Services, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers scholarships for current students. Additionally, many ENMU students work part-time jobs on campus to help finance their education.

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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 family and consumer sciences foods and nutrition 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. ENMU's Counseling and 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.

Foods and Nutrition BAAS Concentration (24 hours)

Required Core Courses (24 hours)

Select from the following courses.

CA 300 History of Cooking 3
ECE 107 Health, Safety and Nutrition 2
FCS 118 Human Nutrition 3
FCS 213/L Food Science 3
FCS 234 Culinary Nutrition 3
FCS 318 Nutrition, Health and Fitness 3
FCS 335/L Vegetarian/Vegan Cookery 3
FCS 348 Food and Cultures 3
FCS 356 Nutrition for Women and Children 3
FCS 404 Community Nutrition 3
FCS 405 Nutritional Influences on Health 3
FCS 410 Nutrition and Aging 3
FCS 425 Vitamins and Minerals 3

BAAS Coordinator

Cindy Miller

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Asst Prof, Career Tech. Educ

Office Location: Agriculture (AG), Room 112A

Phone: 575.562.4124