General Studies - Associate Degree

60 credits

The Associate of General Studies degree program is intended for those wishing to tailor an Associate Degree to their own specific needs. It allows students to include courses from a variety of program areas. Any General Studies degree plan must be approved by the Vice President for Student Services.

The Associate of General Studies is not intended to be a substitute for the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree programs, which prepare students for transfer to Bachelor degree programs.

NOTE: The Associate of General Studies degree will not be awarded concurrently with any other Associate degree offered by NMSU.

Total Credits Required for Degree: 60

Requirements for this degree are:

  • Complete a total of 60 credits (excludes noncredit courses such as any “N” suffix course);
  • Complete ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition with a C or better;
  • Achieve a 2.0 cumulative GPA;
  • Complete the last 15 hours from NMSU.