Dec 10, 2022  
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), Pre-Exercise Science 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 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 University of New Mexico core curriculum.

See Recommended Sequence of Courses

Educational Option Information

  • This educational option can be completed: Part-time or full-time.
  • This educational option can be started: Any term.
  • Primary course location: Main Campus

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations


  • Individual courses associated with this program may require students to purchase additional materials.

Career and Educational Opportunities

Educational Opportunities

The Pre-Health Sciences degree is an associate of arts degree that prepares students to transfer to UNM or other four-year degree programs in numerous health-related fields. This particular concentration prepares students for transfer into a 4-year Exercise Sciences degree program.

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.


Students from CNM seeking a baccalaureate degree should always refer to the catalog of their intended transfer institution for admission, program, course, and graduation requirements. College catalogs are generally available online. Students should also consult an Academic Coach in Connect Services.

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

Associate of Arts in Pre-Health Sciences, Pre-Exercise Science Concentration 63 - 64 credit hours


This information is meant to serve as a general guide for students intending to major in Exercise Science at UNM.** Specific requirements for transfer will vary from school to school. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the four year transfer school to confirm specific admission and degree requirements.

* This Social/Behavioral Science requirement cannot be a Psychology (PSY) course.

* * Students are strongly advised to meet with the UNM Exercise Science advisor to discuss their transfer plans. Contact information is available on the UNM Exercise Science website.

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