Nov 30, 2020  
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), Pre-Health Education: Community Health Concentration


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School of Math, Science & Engineering (MSE)

Description

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. This concentration helps prepare individuals for careers in public health education with the aim of addressing health problems and health promotion.

This two-year program is designed to prepare students to transfer to a 4-year degree program in Health Education - Community Health. Community Health education aims at combining biological, medical, physical, environmental, and psychological studies to educate, enhance, and prevent disabilities and diseases. It also encourages the community to work towards improved health standards.

Educational Option Information

This program can be completed:

  • Part-time or full-time.

The program 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

An associate degree is an important milestone for students pursuing either a baccalaureate degree or graduate degree in this field. Core requirements for the baccalaureate are met through completion of the CNM Associate of Science degree.

Many of our courses are transferable to universities and CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges in New Mexico.

This particular concentration prepares students for transfer into a 4-year Health Education - Community Health degree program.

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 Advisor in planning their academic progress.

Employment Information

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.

Associate of Arts in Pre-Health Sciences, Concentration in Pre-Health Education: Community Health 62 credit hours


Note


This information is meant to serve as a general guide for students intending to major in Health Education 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 a UNM Health Education advisor to discuss their transfer plans. Contact information is available on the Health Education website.

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