New Mexico General Education Common Core Certificate

General Education Common Core
Area I: English & Communication
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
Select one from the following:3
Business and Professional Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Technical and Scientific Communication3
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
Area II: Mathematics
Select 3 credits from a MATH or STAT “G” course3
Area III: Laboratory Science
Select 8 credits from Science “G” courses with a lab from ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, ES, GEOG (must be GEOG 111G if selected), GEOL, or PHYS8
Area IV & V: Social/Behavioral Science & Humanities/Fine Arts
Select 15 credits from the following:15
Select 2-3 Social/Behavioral Science “G” courses from ANTH, CJ, CEP, ECON, GEOG (must be GEOG 112G or 120G if selected), GOVT, PHLS, LING, PSY, SOC, or SWK
Select 2-3 Humanities/Fine Arts “G” courses from ART, ENGL, HIST, MUS, or THTR
Total Credits36

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
FallCredits
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
Area II 3
Area III 4
Area IV/V 3
Area IV/V 3
 Credits17
Spring
Select one from the following: 3
Business and Professional Communication  
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences  
Technical and Scientific Communication  
COMM 253G
Public Speaking
or Principles of Human Communication
3
Area III 4
Area IV/V 3
Area IV/V 3
 Credits16
Summer
Area IV/V 3
 Credits3
 Total Credits36