Two Ways to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation


Eastern New Mexico University is committed to providing flexible educational offerings to help students from all backgrounds receive the best training possible. In continuing faith of that effort, Eastern is offering two ways for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in aviation science.

Bachelor of Science (BS)

The Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science undergraduate degree offered by ENMU is the ideal choice for prospective students who want a more traditional liberal arts curriculum. The program includes courses on aircraft construction, aviation law, aviation safety and airport operations as well as management and FAA regulations. Overall, the program requires 33 hours of aviation science technology credits and 22 hours of other required courses. Designed to blend technical mastery with aviation science and business theory, this degree prepares students to work in a variety of aviation-related fields.

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science (BAAS)

Alternatively, students interested in aviation may choose to enroll in the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Aviation Science. As an applied science degree, it is ideal for students with existing aviation credits, an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS), or an existing FAA license. The Eastern New Mexico University BAAS program in aviation science is comprised of 22 credit hours of aviation science courses and 22 credit hours of general program courses. No matter which program you choose, ENMU is dedicated to providing students with ample faculty and staff support to help them achieve their career goals. Additionally, financial aid is available to students in need; over 80% of Eastern New Mexico University students are receiving some kind of financial assistance. For more information about these programs and financial aid opportunities, visit the ENMU website.

As New Mexico’s largest regional comprehensive university, ENMU offers students more than 90 undergraduate, graduate and certificate options. On the ENMU campuses, you will find a diverse student body made up of individuals of all ages, backgrounds, interests and points of view. With affordable tuition and flexible course schedules, ENMU offers an education that fits your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach.


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