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AA Pre Professional Education

Associate of Arts in Pre-Professional Education (65 credits)

The Associate of Arts degree in Pre-Professional Education is designed for the student who is planning to transfer to a baccalaureate program upon completion. The college has general requirements for graduation. In addition, each department has specific graduation requirements. It is the student's responsibility to contact his/her education advisor before registering for courses in the degree program.


Writing and Speaking: (12 credits)
ENGL 110 Accelerated Composition 3cr
ENGL 120 Composition III 3cr
LING 101 Introduction to the Study of Language 3cr
CJ 270 Communication for Teachers 3cr

Fine Arts (6 credits)
ARTH 251 Artistic Tradition of the Southwest OR
ARTH 101 Introduction to Art History 3cr
MUSE 293 Multicultural Awareness through Music OR
MUSE 298 Music for the Elem Teacher 3cr

History (12 credits)
HIST 101, 102, or UHON 121 or 122 3cr
HIST 161 or 162 3cr
HIST 260 History of New Mexico 3cr
HIST Elective 3cr

Physical and Natural Sciences (12 credits)
NTSC 261L Physical Science 4cr
NTSC 262L Life Science 4cr
NTSC 263L Environmental Science 4cr

Mathematics: (10 credits)
MATH 111 Mathematics for Elem/Mid Teachers I 3cr
MATH 113 Basic Mathematics Recitation
MATH 112 Mathematics for Elem/Mid Teachers II 3cr
MATH 215 Mathematics for Elem/Mid Teachers III 3cr

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)
For required courses, refer to the UNM Core Curriculum

Health/Physical Education/Leisure(1 credit)

EDUCATION CORE (6 credits)
ECME 115 Guiding Young Children 3cr
ECME 202 Intro to Reading & Literacy Development 3cr


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

Term 1 - 16cr/hrs

ENGL 110 - 3cr
NTSC 261L - 4cr
ARTH 251 - OR ARTH 101 - 3cr
HIST 101, 102, or UHON 121 or 122 3cr
LING 101 - 3cr

Term 2 - 17cr/hrs

ENGL 120 - 3cr
HIST 161 or 162 3cr
NTSC 262L - 4cr
MATH 111/113 - 3cr
Social/Behavioral Science Elective - 3cr

Term 3 - 16cr/hrs

NTSC 263L - 4cr
MATH 112 - 3cr
MUSE 293 - OR MUSE 298 - 3cr
ECME 115 - 3cr
Social/Behavioral Science Elective - 3cr

Term 4 - 16cr/hrs

CJ 270 - 3cr
HIST 260 - 3cr
MATH 215 - 3cr
ECME 202 - 3cr
HIST Elective - 3cr
Health/PE/Leisure Elective - 1cr

**Summer Semester as needed.

AA Pre Professional


Advisement Center: (505) 863-7706.

Education, Health and Human Services Division:
(505) 863-7541.

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