Sep 30, 2023  
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Pre-Health Science (AA), General Health Sciences Concentration

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The Pre-Health Sciences major is an Associate of Arts Degree program that prepares students to apply for health-related programs at CNM, as well as to transfer to the University of New Mexico (UNM) or other four-year degree programs in numerous health-related fields. It fulfills the general education core courses for 4-year degrees required by the state of New Mexico and the UNM core curriculum.

See Recommended Sequence of Courses

Educational Option Information

  • This educational option is an: Associate of Arts Degree
  • This program can be completed: Part-time or full time
  • This educational option is designed for: The Pre-Health Sciences AA degree prepares students for numerous health-related programs at CNM as well as for transfer into health-related programs offered at 4-year institutions.
  • This educational option can be started: Any term
  • Primary course location: Main Campus

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations


  • Other: Students are expected to purchase textbooks, lab manuals and lab safety equipment.

Career and Educational Opportunities


This program is designed to prepare students to transfer into health-related programs offered at 4-year institutions.

Many of the courses in this program are transferable and some may be applied to four-year degree programs at other institutions. CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.


Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites

Students may demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by Diploma/GPA , placement exam scores , or specific course work.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Term 3

Term 4

Associate of Arts in Pre-Health Sciences, General Health Sciences Concentration 61-66 credit hours

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