Dec 10, 2022  
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Developmental Education

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School of Adult & General Education

The Developmental Education (DE) program offers courses to help students prepare for college in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Integrated Reading and Writing, and Math. Courses are numbered 0100 - 0999.

Developmental courses are graded CR (credit) and NC (no credit) to help students build their skills without the pressure of the traditional grading system (A, B, C, D, F). While credit from courses numbered below 1000 is not transferable to other degree-granting institutions, these courses typically help students meet admissions requirements and program proficiencies.

Interested students should contact the School of Adult & General Education (SAGE) for more information.

Educational Option Information

  • This program can be completed: Part-time or full-time.
  • Special requirements for this program: Students registering for Developmental Education classes need to take the Accuplacer test to determine the appropriate course level.
  • Primary course location: DE classes are available at all CNM Campuses.

Cost and Financial Aid

Is this program eligible for financial aid?

  • Eligible students may receive financial aid for up to 30 credit hours in Developmental Education courses.

Approximate cost of this educational option:

  • Tuition: See table of Tuition and Fees
  • Books: ~$0 - $100

Career and Educational Opportunities

Developmental Education courses prepare students for arts and sciences or career/technical majors, for self-improvement or for career enhancement.

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