Nov 27, 2021  
2018 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 50 
2018 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 50 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Health, Wellness, and Public Safety (HWPS), Certificate of Completion

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School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety (HWPS)

The Health, Wellness, and Public Safety (HWPS) major is a Certificate of Completion program that prepares students for many HWPS programs at CNM.  It helps students fulfill the General Education and Choice requirements for Associate of Applied Science degrees required by the State of New Mexico and the CNM core curriculum. Individual HWPS programs may require that students take specific courses within the General Education and Choice requirements for the purpose of transfer or for meeting industry standards and accreditation guidelines. This Certificate of Completion is intended as a pass through certification to demonstrate student progress towards the completion of requirements for a HWPS Associate of Applied Science degree.

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Career Opportunities

Gainful Employment information is available from Job Connection Services.

Program Requirements


Required Courses

Certificate of Completion in Health, Wellness, and Public Safety (HWPS), 16-22 credit hours

* BIO 1410  or BIO 2210  or COMM 1130  or COMM 2221  or PSY 1105  recommended 

* * COMM 2221  or PHIL 2247  or PSY 1105  or SOC 2216  recommended

* * * MATH 1315  or MATH 1330  recommended

* * * * ENG 1101   or ENG 1101P  recommended

Program Approved Elective I (3 credit hours)

Program Approved Elective II (1-6 credit hours)

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