AA Liberal Arts

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts (60-61 credits)

The Associate of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts is designed to provide the first two years of study for the student who plans to pursue a Bachelor's Degree in a liberal arts field. Upon completion of the degree, a student should have broad introductory courses to satisfy the General Education requirements of most four-year institution and be accepted into the academic department of his or her choice. The core curriculum requires one course chosen from any of the lower division non-English Language offerings of the Departments of Linguistics, Spanish and Portuguese, and Foreign Languages and Literature.

Area

Writing & Speaking: (9 credits)
For required courses, refer to the UNM Core Curriculum

Mathematics: (6 credits)
For required courses, refer to the UNM Core Curriculum

Physical and Natural Sciences: (7-8 credits)
For required courses, refer to the UNM Core Curriculum

Social and Behavioral Sciences: (9 credits)
For required courses, refer to the UNM Core Curriculum

Humanities: (9 credits)
For required courses, refer to the UNM Core Curriculum

Fine Arts: (6 credits)
For required courses, refer to the UNM Core Curriculum

Second Language: (3 credits)
For required courses, refer to the UNM Core Curriculum

Health/Physical Education: (2 credits)

GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVES (8-9)

The remaining 8-9 credits may be selected as "General Electives" from any academic field, ideally in the student's planned major or minor. To complete a total of at least 60 credit hours. No technical courses are acceptable for any category in this degree. Courses taken in the University Honors Program may, with the approval of the Chair of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Department, be counted toward the requirements in fields for which course content is clearly appropriate. The question of appropriateness is determined by the Chair.

FOR SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCING:

Recommended Course Sequence for full-time Students (part-time Students should see an Academic Advisor to customize their educational plan)

AA Liberal Arts

Contact:

Arts and Sciences Division: (505) 863-7572.

Advisement Center: (505) 863-7706.

Joe H. Kee, Jr., Arts & Sciences Interim Division Chair
(505) 863-7594 SSTC 130
jkee01@unm.edu

Carolyn Kuchera, English Coordinator
(505) 863-7602 SSTC 136
ckuchera@unm.edu