The New Mexico General Education Core Curriculum includes designated general education courses that are focused on the essential skills that all college graduates need for success and are guaranteed to transfer to any New Mexico public college or university. The current approved CNM courses are listed below under each of the six General Education Content Areas and the additional Multi-Discipline Area
The Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degrees require 22 credits distributed among the six General Education Content Areas and an additional nine credits may be selected from the Content Areas and/or the Multi-Discipline Area.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree requires 12 credit hours distributed among the six General Education Content Areas and an additional 3 credit hours may be selected from the six General Education Content Areas or the Multi-Discipline Content Area.
Individual programs may require that students take specific courses within the General Education requirements for the purpose of transfer or for meeting industry standards and accreditation guidelines.
AS/AA General Education Requirements
At least 31 credit hours of courses from the following content areas: