The State of New Mexico requires that students seeking an Associate of Applied Science complete a minimum of 12 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
Other: 3 credits from the content areas listed above or “other” content areas that the institution deems appropriate
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.