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Once you've been awarded your Associate of Arts in Political Science at CNM, you can use the program outlined below to earn your Bachelor of Science in Political Science at ENMU. Please keep in mind every ENMU bachelor's degree requires a minimum of 120 hours, with at least 40 of those being upper-division (3XX or 4XX) courses.

This degree is not available online.

AA in Political Science (2015-16) to a BS in Political Science (2015-17)

CNM Community College

Associate Degree Requirements


AA in Political Science

For a smooth transition to ENMU, please ensure the courses you've taken for your AA in Political Science at CNM include the following; these classes are required as part of the ENMU curriculum in order to follow the degree program outlined on this page.

  • Soc Sci General Education (non-PSCI course)
  • PSCI 1110 The Political World
  • PSCI 2200 U.S. Politics
  • PSCI 2220 Comparative Government and Politics

ENMU Required Courses

ENMU Major Requirements

Upper-Division Diversity/Global Course 3
PSCI 302 Constitutional Law 3
PSCI 304 International Relations 3
PSCI 305 Research Methods for Political Science 3
PSCI 306 Contemporary Political Ideologies 3
PSCI 480 Politics and Ethics 3

Choose Two Courses in American Government and Public Policy From:

  • PSCI 314
  • PSCI 315
  • PSCI 321

Choose Two Courses in Compararative and International Politics From:

  • PSCI 402
  • PSCI 403
  • PSCI 473

ENMU Minor Requirements (Minimum 18 hours)

Minor Specific Courses. A minor is required. Please consult ENMU advisor for options. 18-24
Elective Courses
(You'll take electives as needed to meet any remaining credit hour requirements)

Bachelor's Degree Total Credit Hours: 120

For More Information

ENMU Department of Psychology and Political Science
Location: Jack Williamson Liberal Arts, JWLA 127A
Phone: 575.562.2257
Toll-Free: 800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668)

Central New Mexico University
Mr. Roberto Vazquez, Transfer Articulation Analyst
Director of Counseling and Advising
Location: Office of Academic Affairs
Phone: 505.224.4241