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General Education Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees

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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.

Laboratory Science: 4 Credits

Social/Behavioral Science: 3 Credits

Minimum 3 credits, maximum 6 credits.

Humanities: 3 Credits

Fine Arts: 3 Credits

Other: 3 Choose 3 Credits from one area above or take



* Course will generally NOT transfer to an in-state institution to meet general education requirements.

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