The Associate Degree in Pre-Business requires the completion of those courses which are needed before a major field may be declared in the College of Business Administration and Economics at NMSU Las Cruces. It is a generalized two-year curriculum that provides students with the necessary general education and lower division courses that constitute a solid base for a bachelor’s degree in one of the many areas of business concentration including accounting, finance, management, marketing, real estate, and economics. The program also provides management skills for employment in entry level positions.
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. A minimum of 15 of the 60 credits for the associate’s degree must be completed at NMSU or one of its community colleges. Individual academic programs may have additional requirements.