ENMU's Human and Social Sciences BAAS Concentration focusing on psychology and sociology was originally developed for individuals in health-related fields seeking a bridge to graduate studies. Whether you are in a health-related field or are interested in psychology and sociology, the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Human and Social Sciences Concentration has a broad range of coursework addressing human behavior and social interaction that will benefit you. The average time frame for completing a BAAS degree is two years.
Do I Qualify for This BAAS Program?
Our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science Human and Social Sciences Concentration will help you use your prior academic experience to complete your 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
Looking for an Online Degree?
Our Human and Social Sciences BAAS Program is also available 100% online.
Scholarships and Financial Assistance
We are committed to helping you finance your education. Many ENMU students receive some sort of financial aid in the form of grants, loans and scholarships offered University-wide. Additionally, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers 50 scholarships for which you can apply.
There is also an opportunity for you to work part-time jobs on campus to help pay for your educational expenses.
Advising for Human and Social Sciences 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
If you would like to get more involved, ENMU provides the opportunity to use the skills you'll gain while working on your degree to hold leadership positions in our many organizations. At ENMU, you will be able to explore more than 50 student organizations that range from academic, cultural, multicultural, service, special interest, and fraternities and sororities. If you see a need for an organization we don't have, you can even start your own.
Career Opportunities in Human and Social Sciences
When you receive a BAAS degree with a psychology/sociology 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, Counseling and Career Services offers free job placement assistance to all students, so if you are looking for another position, we can help you find it.
BAAS Concentration: Human and Social Sciences
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, Human and Social Sciences includes courses like:
- Introduction to Psychology
- Introduction to Sociology
- Developmental Psychology
- Adolescent Psychology
- Child Psychology
- Global Health Care
- Abnormal Psychology
- Racial and Ethnics Relations
- Intro to Human Services and Social Work
- Collective Behavior
- Social Psychology
- Human Behavior in the Social Environment
- Physiological Psychology
- Sociology of Medicine
- Drugs and Society
- Perspectives in Mental Health
- Issues in Disability
- Social and Cultural Change
- Sociology of the Family
- Working with Aging Populations