This program is a flexible concentration that will allow you to focus on areas of study that will contribute to your professional development. Liberal arts studies provide skills and abilities relevant to every career field and prepare you for a lifetime of learning. If you pursue this concentration, you'll receive a complete, balanced selection of coursework and an in-depth study in a single discipline.
Do I Qualify for This BAAS Program?
Our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science Liberal Arts 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 Liberal Arts 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, qualified students are eligible to apply for funding assistance through programs designed to encourage underrepresented groups to pursue careers in science, and faculty-mentored research projects.
Faculty and Advising for Liberal Arts 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/sororities. If you see a need for an organization we don't have, you can even start your own.
Career Opportunities in Liberal Arts
When you receive a BAAS degree with a liberal arts 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. 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.
BAAS Concentration: Liberal Arts
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, Liberal Arts includes courses like:
- United States History I
- United States History II
- Western Civilization I
- Western Civilization II
- Intro to Political Science
- American National Government
- Intro to Psychology
- Intro to Sociology
- Contemporary Social Problems
- Into to World Religions
- Hebrew Bible
- New Testament
- Social Psychology
- Social and Cultural Change