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 bachelor's degree if you are working on your first bachelor's and have at least one of the following:

  1. Have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree from an institution with accreditation recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  2. Have earned 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. Cindy Miller, 575.562.4124 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Looking for an Online Degree?

Our Human and Social Sciences BAAS Program is also available 100% online.

Get information about our online Human and Social Sciences BAAS Concentration >

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.

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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 a primary concentration and a secondary concentration.

As a secondary concentration, Human and Social Sciences requires 33-34 hours of coursework and includes the following courses:

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

CourseCredits
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology
This course may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement
3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
This course may also be used to satisfy a General Education Requirement
3

Select one course from the following:

3

Select two courses from the following:

  • NURS 312 Global Health Care (3)
    This course may also be used to meet the upper-division Diversity/Global Requirement
  • PSY 402 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • SOC 302 Racial and Ethnic Relations (3)
    This course may also be used to meet the upper-division Diversity/Global Requirement
  • SWK 201 Introduction to Social Work (3)

6

Select two courses from the following:

  • PSY 302 Learning (3)
  • SOC 311 Collective Behavior (3)
  • PSY/SOC 324 Social Psychology (3)
  • SWK 321 Human Behavior in the Social Environment (3)
6

Select two courses from the following:

  • PSY 467 Physiological Psychology (4)
  • SOC 417 Sociology of Medicine (3)
  • SOC 420 Drugs and Society (3)
  • SWK 349 Perspectives in Mental Health (3)
6-7

Select two courses from the following:

  • CDIS 320 Issues in Disability (3)
    This course may also be used to meet the upper-division Diversity/Global Requirement
  • PSY 435 Cognition (3)
  • SOC 320 Social and Cultural Change (3)
  • SOC 415 Sociology of the Family (3)
  • SWK 345 Working with Aging Populations (3)
6

BAAS Coordinator

Cindy Miller

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Assistant Professor of Career and Technical Education

Office Location: Agriculture (AG), Room 112A

Phone: 575.562.4124