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New Mexico State University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Las Cruces, NM

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agricultural and Extension Education Services
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Communication, General
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Family Resource Management Studies, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Food Technology and Processing
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Genetics, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Range Science and Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Soil Science and Agronomy, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Surveying Technology/Surveying
  • Turf and Turfgrass Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, pharmacy with University of New Mexico, accountancy and physics
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
639
Part-Time Faculty
337
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
58%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 26% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 35% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,487,929
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
708
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Applied Geography, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Master of Science in Environmental Engineering, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Agriculture, Master of Criminal Justice, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

Master's Programs of Study

  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication Disorders
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economic Development
  • Economics
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Geography
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Horticulture
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Management Information Systems
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Range Science
  • Reading Education
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Systems Engineering

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Economic Development, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Animal Sciences
  • Applied Statistics
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication Disorders
  • Cultural Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economic Development
  • Economics
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Geological Engineering
  • Horticulture
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Physics
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Range Science
  • Reading Education
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Systems Engineering

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