General Honors Program

The School of Communication, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CHSS) and School of Math, Science, and Engineering (MSE) General Honors Program

Course Previews

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Honors Program?

The General Honors Program gives students an exciting option for enhancing their education while at CNM. Honors courses are taught in a challenging, small-group seminar format that emphasizes discussion, student participation and self-expression.

See Frequently Asked Questions for details.

Honors Courses


A student must have taken at least  9 college credits, must have at least a 3.2 GPA and must have received a B or better in English 1101 in order to be considered for the Honors Program.  Enrollment in Honors classes requires permission of the instructor of the class or of an associate dean. 

Enrollment in Honors courses is by invitation only; however, any student who meets the above qualifications and is interested in the challenge these courses offer is encouraged to apply. 

Transferring to UNM

Students who take Honors classes at CNM are automatically eligible to be in UNM’s Honors Program when they transfer.  All Honors classes offered at CNM transfer to UNM.  UNM requires 24 credits of Honors classes in order to graduate with Honors and 9 of those credits (3 classes) may be taken at CNM. All Honors classes offered at CNM transfer to UNM.

For more information contact CHSS at (505) 224-3588.