Secondary Education

Associate of Arts

61 minimum Credit Hours* Female teacher in classroom

The Associate of Arts in the Secondary Education will allow students to enter a bachelor’s program leading to teacher certification in the state of New Mexico.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze and discuss educational issues, theories, and research.
  • Examine and evaluate effective teaching strategies and techniques, effective planning approaches, motivation strategies, and classroom management.
  • Observe, create and execute a lesson using current research strategies
  • Evaluate students’ diversities and individual learning differences.
  • Demonstrate how the proper integration of technology facilitates student learning.
  • Analyze ones’ own qualifications and commitment to becoming a teacher.

Note: GPA of 2.75 is required. Talk to an advocate about concentrations for Secondary Education majors planning to transfer to ENMU Portales.

*Additional hours may be required for program requirements for transfer students who are NMGEC complete.

To learn more about the program requirements, click on the links below:

Secondary Education AA
Secondary Education AA Pathway