The New Mexico Higher Education Department in collaboration with the Articulation Task Force will facilitate the review and approval of new courses for the General Education Core. Institutions may submit new courses for approval in either the Fall or the Spring. To submit new courses for approval to be added to the General Education Common Core Curriculum please follow these steps:
1. The Academic Division must complete the appropriate Course Evaluation Forms for each course being proposed and written to meet the appropriate discipline competencies of the General Education Common Core. Course evaluation forms for AREAs I through V are available here for download:
Area I Course Evaluation
Area II Course Evaluation
Area III Course Evaluation
Area IV Course Evaluation
Area V Course Evaluation
2. The completed Course Evaluation Forms must be reviewed and have the signature approval of the Institution’s Chief Academic Officer.
3. The Approved and Signed Course Evaluation Form must be submitted to email@example.com on or before the dates noted below.
4. Incomplete Course Evaluation Forms and Submissions after the deadline will not be considered and will need to be resubmitted during the next submission cycle.
Timeline for Fall 2015 Submission and Review of New General Education Courses
Monday, September 21, 2015 – Submission (via email) of new general education courses for review
Friday, October 2, 2015 – Review by NMHED completed
Friday, October 16, 2015 – Reviews by discipline groups completed
Friday, November 6, 2015 – Notify institutions about course approvals/disapprovals
Timeline for Spring 2016 Submission and Review of New General Education Courses
Monday, February 22, 2016 – Submission (via email) of new general education courses for review
Friday, March 4, 2016– Review by NMHED completed
Friday March 18, 2016 – Reviews by discipline groups completed
Friday, April 1, 2016 – Notify institutions about course approvals/disapprovals