ENMU offers two tracks to earn a bachelor's degree in aviation that can be completed 100% online: a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science. These programs will provide the academic background necessary for you to find employment in a number of professional aviation-related careers.

How to Apply

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Aviation Science

The BAAS – Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Aviation Science is perfect for you if you are a non-traditional student with extensive field experience in aviation and either an accumulation of a minimum of 30 semester hours of aviation-related credits through other institutions, or you hold an Airframe and Powerplant License (A&P).

BAAS in Aviation Science Courses (42 hours)

Required Core Courses (20 hours)

AVS 110 Introduction to Aviation 3
AVS 300 Aviation Law 3
AVS 301 Aviation Safety and Human Factors 3
AVS 302 Airport Operations OR
AVS 303 FBO Management
AVS 310 Contemporary Issues in Aviation 3
AVS 320 FAA Regulations 3
AVS 494 Senior Seminar 2

Required courses in other areas (22 hours)

COMM 202 Dynamics of Group Communication 3
ECON 200 Survey of Economics OR
ECON 221 Principles of Macroeconomics
ENG 305 Report Writing OR
ENG 325 Professional and Technical Writing
IS 151 Basic Computer Skills 3
IS 281 Spreadsheets and Data Analysis 3
MGT 313 Organizational Behavior 3
STAT 213 Statistical Methods I 4

Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science

The Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science degree is designed for you if you wish to study advanced levels of aviation science as part of a liberal arts program. Many students in this program are already working in or are seeking aviation-related positions and wish to pursue a bachelor's degree in aviation as a means to move into a higher level position within their company.

You can find additional information about the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science degree, including the courses you will take when you're an aviation science major at Eastern on the degree plan section of our site.

Bachelor's in Aviation Science Degree

Why a Bachelor’s in Aviation Science at ENMU

Career Opportunities with a Bachelor's Degree in Aviation

A bachelor's degree in aviation science offers you a broad view of aviation and provides the academic foundation necessary for you to pursue a wide range of employment opportunities in:

  • Ground operations and servicing
  • Safety
  • Maintenance
  • Ticketing
  • Scheduling
  • Manufacturing

Most students pursuing a degree in aviation have already been working in aviation-related positions and wish to pursue the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science or the Bachelor of Science degree as a means to move into a higher level position within their company.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

ENMU is a 4-year public institution committed to helping you finance your education. More than 80% of Eastern students have some sort of financial assistance. The Federal Pell Grant Program provides need-based grants to low-income undergraduate and certain post baccalaureate students to promote access to postsecondary education. Eastern also participates in the New Mexico Lottery Success Scholarship program which pays tuition for up to eight semesters to graduates of New Mexico high schools who meet the state-mandated requirements of taking a full course load and maintaining a college GPA of 2.5.

More information about financial assistance is available through our Office of Financial Aid. Federal need-based loans are available to U.S. citizens. To receive any form of federal financial assistance, students need to fill out an online Federal Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA). There is no application fee.

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 the next step in your academic and 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 Interest Organizations

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At ENMU, our mission is to combine a traditional learning environment with 21st century technology to provide a rich educational experience with excellent teaching and active learning. ENMU emphasizes liberal learning, freedom of inquiry, cultural diversity and whole student life. With affordable tuition, evening classes as well as select online courses, we offer an education that fits your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach. Apply now or contact us to learn more about Eastern New Mexico University's bachelor's degree in aviation.

Aviation Science Program Director

Alice Harshey-Bischoff

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Instructor of Aviation Science, Program Director

Office Location: Roosevelt Science Center (RSC), Room 123

Phone: 575.562.2732


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


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