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Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) General Education Mobile (GEM) Program

About the GEM Program

General Education Mobile CCAFThe Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) General Education Mobile (GEM) is an approved educational partnership with New Mexico State University–Alamogordo. The partnership permits airmen to complete 15 general education credits in a single block of courses in order to meet CCAF AAS degree requirement via online classes. NMSU-A offers 8- and 16-week courses during the fall and spring semesters and 5- and 10-week courses during the summer.

NMSU-A offers online courses in the areas of Mathematics, Written Communication, Oral Communication, Social Sciences, Humanities, Leadership and Management and Sciences.

NMSU-A is a regionally accredited, nationally recognized, military-friendly university that offers DoD Tuition Assistance rates for eligible service members.

Online General Education Courses for Military Students

ENGL111GRhetoric and Composition4
ENGL211GWriting in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
COMM253GPublic Speaking3
MATH120Intermediate Algebra3
MATH121GCollege Algebra3
MATH142GCalculus for Biological and Management Sciences3
MATH190GTrigonometry and Precalculus4
STAT251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences3
ANTH201GIntroduction to Anthropology3
ECON201GIntroduction to Economics3
ECON251GPrinciples of Macroeconomics3
ECON252GPrinciples of Microeconomics3
GOVT100GAmerican National Government3
GOVT110GIntroduction to Political Science3
GOVT150GAmerican Political Issues3
HIST202GIntroduction to Recent American History3
PSY201GIntroduction to Psychology3
SOC101GIntroduction to Sociology3
ART101GOrientation in Art3
MUS101GAn Introduction to Music3
THTR101GWorld of Theatre3
SPAN111Elementary Spanish I4
SPAN112Elementary Spanish II4
PHIL101GThe Art of Wondering3

Degree Seeking Students

CCAF students desiring to obtain a degree from New Mexico State University–Alamogordo can obtain more information here:

Tuition and Fees

New Mexico State University–Alamogordo tuition for airmen and other military personnel who qualify for DoD Tuition Assistance is $78 per credit hour. Additional university and course fees may apply. A comprehensive list of our tuition and fees is here:

Be sure to review the financial aid options, scholarships and reduced tuition for active duty.

Why choose New Mexico State University–Alamogordo?

  • Located about 6-miles from Holloman Air Force Base.
  • High quality online instruction – all courses are Quality Matters certified.
  • Excellent and caring faculty.
  • We offer associate’s degrees, certificates and transfer degrees to 4-year institutions.
  • Online classes are capped at an enrollment of 25.
  • Free tutoring is provided through our Academic Support Center.

NMSU-A is widely recognized as a top military-friendly school.

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