May 30, 2024  
2021-2022 CNM Catalog, Volume 53 
2021-2022 CNM Catalog, Volume 53 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Engineering, Associate of Science

School of Math, Science & Engineering (MSE)

The engineering degree includes foundation courses in math and the sciences, introducing the concepts and methods of engineering. The associate degree is designed as the first two years of a bachelor’s degree in engineering and graduates are encouraged to continue their studies in a specified area of engineering at a four-year institution. Students planning to transfer to a bachelor of science degree program are advised to refer to the catalog of their intended transfer institution before making course selections.

See Recommended Sequence of Courses

Educational Option Information

  • This educational option is an Associate of Science degree program
  • This educational option can be completed Part-Time or Full-Time
  • This educational option can be started Any Term
  • Scheduling Information: Follow course catalog recommendations to avoid scheduling problems.
  • Primary course location: Main Campus

Special Requirements

Students are expected to purchase textbooks, lab manuals and safety goggles.

Information for people with felony convictions

  • A felony conviction will not prevent entry into the program or employment; however, it may limit available employment opportunities.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

Career and Educational Opportunities

This educational option is designed for

  • Immediate employment and/or transfer into a baccalaureate program

Educational Opportunities

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

Program Requirements


Minimum Credit Hours Required to Complete Degree: 60

Program Approved Electives


‡ Students who plan to take CSCI 1152  in Term 3 should take either BCIS 1110  or CSCI 1108 .  The prerequisite for CSCI 1152  is either BCIS 1110  or CSCI 1108  .