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New Mexico State University
Undergraduate Catalog
2013-2014

Online Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014

About this catalog

NMSU Undergraduate Catalog 20112012

Academic programs at New Mexico State University are available to all students without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Any item in this catalog is subject to modification at any time by proper administrative procedure.

Catalog effective summer 2013 through spring semester 2019.

Assistant Registrar (project management): Jacobo Varela
Editing and Production Assistant: Aaron Daugherty
Student Assistant: Kori Keyes

Using the online catalog

The information found in the online version mirrors the printed version of the catalog.

The links on the left correspond to the table of contents in the printed version. Links to subsections of the catalog are available within sections.

Note for webmasters
To create urls that redirect to the latest version of the online undergraduate catalog, substitute the word undergraduate for the directory name in the url. For example, substitute http://catalog.nmsu.edu/undergrad-2013-2014/ with http://catalog.nmsu.edu/undergraduate/. This dynamic link will always point users to the current catalog.

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President

Manuel Pacheco, Interim President

Board of Regents

Susana Martinez, Governor of New Mexico, Ex Officio Regent from Santa Fe.

Michael J. Davis, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Ex Officio Regent from Santa Fe.

Kari Mitchell, Appointed Regent from Las Cruces for term expiring December 31, 2018.

Mike Cheney, Appointed Regent from Las Cruces for term expiring December 31, 2016.

Jordan Banegas, Appointed Regent from Las Cruces for term expiring December 31, 2014 (Student Regent).

Javier Gonzales, Appointed Regent from Santa Fe for term expiring December 31, 2014.

Isaac "Ike" Pino, Appointed Regent from Santa Fe for term expiring December 31, 2014.

For more information

NMSU Community Colleges:
Cheri Jimeno, President
Alamogordo Campus (575) 4376860
John B. Gratton, President
Carlsbad Campus (575) 8858831
Margie C. Huerta, President
Doña Ana Campus (575) 5277510 Felicia Casados, President
Grants Campus (505) 2877981

University Admissions:
Valerie Pickett, Director
University Admissions, MSC 3A
New Mexico State University
PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 880038001 (575) 6463121

Student Accounts information:
Leland Kiehne, Director
University Accounts Receivable, MSC 4570
New Mexico State University
PO Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575)6464911

Transcript evaluation, student records and determination of residency:
Michael R. Zimmerman, Registrar
Office of the Registrar, MSC 3AR
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6463411

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
Janie Merchant, Director
Financial Aid, MSC 5100
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6464105

Parttime employment while a student:
Placement and Career Services, MSC 3509
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6461631

Housing for single and married students:
Julie Weber, Director
Housing, MSC 3BB
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6463202

Cooperative Education Program:
Kevin D. Andrew, Coordinator
Cooperative Education Programs, MSC 3509
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6464115

Vocational guidance or personal counseling:
Karen Schaefer, Director
Counseling Center, MSC 3575
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6462731

Military and Veterans Programs:
Jacobo Varela, Assistant Registrar
Active Military Erika Zaragoza
Military Programs Coordinator
VeteransLaura Grant,
Veterans Programs Coordinator,
MSC 4740
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6464524

Ethnic Programs information:
Justin McHorse, Director
American Indian Program, MSC 4188
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6464207

Festus AddoYobo, Director
Black Programs, MSC 4188
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6464208

Laura G. Spencer, Director
Chicano Programs, MSC 4188
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6464206

Honors Program information:
Bill Eamon, Dean
Honors College, MSC 3HON
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6462005

Crimson Scholars Program information:
Yvonne Flores, Coordinator
Crimson Scholars Program,
MSC 3HON
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 880038001 (575) 6462542

Corbett Center/Campus Information:
Julie Weber, Interim Director
Corbett Center Information Desk
MSC CC
New Mexico State University
P O Box 30004
Las Cruces NM 880030004 (575) 6464411

Post office address for New Mexico State University is Las Cruces, New Mexico 880038001.
Mail service for box patrons is provided by a branch post office located on campus. Telephone service is through the Las Cruces telephone exchange, (575) 6460111.