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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Education Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees

The State of New Mexico requires that students seeking an Associate of Applied Science complete a minimum of 15 credits from at least 4 of the following areas with an additional 3 credits from one of these areas or another, approved area.

Area 1:  Communications: 3 credits

Area 2:  Mathematics:  3-4 credits

Area 3:  Laboratory Science: 4 credits

Area 4:  Social/Behavioral Science:  3 credits

Area 5:  Humanities: 3 credits

Area 6:  Fine Arts: 3 credits

Remaining Requirements: Additional course from Areas 1-6 (3-4 credits)

Each program has designated specific general education requirements for students in the program.  Please consult your program requirements as you choose your general education courses.

The following courses are courses that meet general education requirements for A.A.S. programs.

Laboratory Science: 4 Credits

Social/Behavioral Science: 3 Credits

Minimum 3 credits, maximum 6 credits.

Humanities: 3 Credits

Fine Arts: 3 Credits

Remaining Requirements: 3 Credits

For the 3 remaining credits, students must take an additional course from Areas 1-6.