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2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

General Education Core Curriculum Requirements for the Associate of Arts (AA) and the Associate of Science (AS) Degrees

CNM’s approved list of transfer degree general education coursework

The following is a list of state approved general education core courses currently offered at CNM, applicable to the Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degrees.

Individual programs may require that students take specific courses within the General Education requirements for the purpose of transfer or for meeting industry standards and accreditation guidelines.

Area I
Communication Requirements

Area II
Mathematics Requirements


Area III
Laboratory Sciences Requirements


* Meets laboratory class requirement


Area IV
Social/Behavioral Science Requirements


Area V
Humanities/Fine Arts Requirements


Fine Arts


Computer Literacy Requirement


** The Associate of Arts degree requires a total of fifteen (15) credit hours from the Social/Behavioral Sciences and Humanities/Fine Arts categories with no fewer than six (6) credit hours in each.

*** Computer Literacy is not a required New Mexico state general education area of learning. However, it is required to fulfill CNM’s general education core.

General Education Student Learning Outcomes addressed within degree/certificate programs and will not require additional coursework.

Critical Thinking

Life Skills/Teamwork