New Mexico General Education Common Core Requirement - Certificate of Completion

The State of New Mexico General Education Common Core Requirement Certificate represents the completion of the basic course requirements that transfer to any bachelor program at state four-year colleges or universities. It also satisfies most of the requirements in the Associate of Art degrees offered at NMSU-A.

Total Credits Required for Certificate: 37

Area I: Communications
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
Select one from the following:3
Business and Professional Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Technical and Scientific Communication3
Area II: Mathematics
Select any MATH 100-200 G course listed in the NM Common Core list or STAT 251G. 13-4
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Select any two courses from different disciplines in the Laboratory Sciences area of the NM Common Core list. 18
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Select two to three courses from the Social/Behavioral Sciences area of the NM Common Core list. 1, 26-9
Area V: Humanities/Fine Arts
Select two to three courses from the Humanities/Fine Arts area of the NM Common Core list. 1, 26-9
Additional Requirement
COLL 101College/Life Success1
Total Credits37
1

 A full list of NM Common Core Classes can be found in the General Information section of this catalog.

2

A total of five courses must be chosen between the Humanities/Fine Art and the Social/Behavioral Sciences.