Apr 20, 2024  
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [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.

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 our courses are transferable to four-year degree programs, and CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.


Recommended Sequence of Courses

Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement exam scores  or specific course work.

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Associate of Arts in Pre-Health Sciences 61-70 credit hours

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