Required Coursework

Required coursework to complete a program

All program requirements must be completed, including all courses listed in the course catalog.

Note: Courses numbered below 1000 cannot be used to meet program graduation requirements.

Approved transfer, nontraditional, exam credit and/or waivers or substitutions used to meet program requirements must be on file in the CNM Records Office at least two weeks prior to submitting the Graduation Application.

All credits used for graduation must be displayed on the student’s CNM transcript.

A single course cannot be used to satisfy more than one requirement.

A maximum of nine credit hours graded CR/NC will be allowed toward general education requirements in certificates or associate degrees. 

All career and technical courses used to meet program requirements must have a grade of C or better, and all general education courses must have a minimum grade of D. Career and technical courses more than ten years old must have been officially validated by the instructional school in which the course was offered.

Integrated studies must be a student's first degree, and it cannot be earned concurrently with another CNM associate degree.