General Studies - Associate Degree

The Associate Degree in General Studies equips students with the freedom to design their own two-year program by selecting classes that meet their needs governed only by departmental prerequisites. Note: A student who has previously earned an associate degree from NMSU or from any other institution is ineligible to receive an Associate Degree in General Studies.

Graduation Requirements

ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition with a C or higher; placement into college-level math and reading courses or completion of developmental courses with a C or higher; cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher; the last 15 credits taken at NMSU.

Branch and Geneneral Education Common Core Requirements
COLL 101College/Life Success3
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
Select 59 credits of electives 159
Total Credits66

Note: According to the requirements outlined in the desired bachelor’s degree, it is recommended to utilize elective credit to complete any required second language courses.