This certificate covers the general education curriculum of 35-36 credit hours, which is accepted by all New Mexico state colleges and universities as the general education core for degree completion on the pathway to a two or four year degree. The certificate is embedded in the Liberal Arts degree, and can be used toward any associate of arts or associate of science degree at CNM.
Students may wish to engage in competency based learning through our General Studies and Liberal Arts classes. The General Studies Certificate of Completion can be completed online. Please contact an Academic Coach for information about available classes.
Educational Option Information
This educational option is a: Certificate of Completion.
This educational option can be completed: Part-time or full-time.
This educational option can be started: Any term.
Primary course location: Main, Montoya, Rio Rancho, South Valley and Westside Campuses; many AA degree courses are available online.
Although the program is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid, there are some possible outside funding options (i.e. VA, DVR, institutional funding, etc.). For more information go to http://www.cnm.edu/depts/financial-aid.
Students from CNM seeking a baccalaureate degree may also transfer to other institutions. Students should always refer to the catalog of their intended transfer institution for admission, program, course, and graduation requirements.
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.