Undergraduate Degrees and Academic Departments

Here you can find information about undergraduate degrees offered at New Mexico Tech, in alphabetical order. Click on the department name to navigate to their website, or click the items in the list to learn more about the requirements for each degree offered.


Biomedical Sciences (Transdisciplinary)
Biology, Chemistry, Psychology

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Students in Mathematics can prepare for actuarial careers, careers in education and a number of industries, including telecommunications, aerospace, and computer. Preparation for industry careers should include a broad background in mathematics, modeling skills, communication skills, and expertise in an area outside mathematics. Studies in this field can prepare students for more advanced work in pure or applied mathematics, operations research, statistics, scientific computing, or business administration.

    BSc in Mathematics program

    Sample Course Sequence Flow Chart

  • Minor in Mathematics

  • Each Minor requires a minimum of 17 - 20 credit hours. Any minor may be added to a student's major degree at any time, if they feel it will enhance their education and future career path, even with the additional time necessary to fulfill course requirements.

    Minor in Mathematics course requirements.

  • Five-Year B.S./M.S. Program in Mathematics

  • This program provides the student the opportunity to earn both a Bachelor's and Master’s degree in Mathematics in five years. A total of 150 credit hours are required; students should apply for the program before their seventh semester.

    Click here for the program description and requirements.

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • The psychology program is designed to provide students a scientific foundation in the methods and basic data in psychology and neuroscience. They acquire the fundamentals of learning and memory, reasoning and problem solving, perception, emotion, attention, thought, and language and communication.

    Psychology program


    Sample Curriculum

  • Minor in Psychology
  • Each Minor requires a minimum of 17 - 20 credit hours. Any minor may be added to a student's major degree at any time, if they feel it will enhance their education and future career path, even with the additional time necessary to fulfill course requirements.

    Minor in Psychology course requirements.

Other Degrees
  • Associate of Science in General Studies
  • A two-year AGS certificate may be awarded after completion of 65 credit hours of course work approved by the CLASS department chair and the student’s AGS academic advisor with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Fulfillment of the Institution’s residence requirement (30 credit hours) must also be met.

    AGS program

  • Bachelor of General Studies
  • Students who plan to pursue a career or graduate studies that require a B.Sc. degree are advised to pursue another degree program at New Mexico Tech. This degree allows a student to plan a program of courses according to individual educational goals and career plans.

    BGS program

  • Bachelor of Science in Basic Sciences
  • This interdepartmental program is well adapted to the needs of a student who may wish to complete preparation for secondary school teaching in science or mathematics, but proper selection of courses is necessary.

    Basic Sciences program

  • Preprofessional Programs
  • Specific requirements for admission to professional schools vary. Preprofessional training in the biological and medical allied sciences consists of a thorough background in basic sciences. This section outlines the usual requirements for programs which may be completed with course offerings available at Tech.

    Preprofessional programs

  • Minor in Optical Science & Engineering
  • Students who add a Minor in Optical Science and Engineering to their BSc degree program receive a broad introduction to optics as well as to specialized applications related to optical research activities on campus such as adaptive optics, interferometry, wavefront propagation, atmospheric turbulence, polarimetry, and astronomy and communications.

    Minor in Optical Science and Engineering program