General Education Mobile (GEM)

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

The 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 and Guardians 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.

Degree-Seeking Students

CCAF students desiring to obtain a degree from New Mexico State University–Alamogordo can obtain more information from the Student Services web page.

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 available on the Business Office web page.  

Why choose New Mexico State University–Alamogordo?

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

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

Online General Education Courses for Military Students

  • ENGL 1110G (4cr) Composition I
  • ENGL 2221G (3cr) Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • COMM 1130G (3cr) Public Speaking
  • MATH 1215 (3cr) Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 1220G (3cr) College Algebra
  • MATH 1250G (4cr) Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus
  • MATH 1350G (3cr) Intro to Statistics
  • MATH 1430G (3cr) Applications of Calculus I
  • ARTH 1115G (3cr) Orientation in Art
  • MUSC 1130G (3cr) Music Appreciation: Western Music
  • THEA 1110G (3cr) Intro to Theatre
  • SPAN 1110 (4cr) Spanish I
  • SPAN 1120 (4cr) Spanish II
  • PHIL 1115G (3cr) Intro to Philosophy
  • ANTH 1115G (3cr) Intro to Anthropology
  • ECON 1110G (3cr) Survey of Economics
  • ECON 2110G (3cr) Macroeconomic Principles
  • ECON 2120G (3cr) Microeconomic Principles
  • HIST 1120G (3cr) United States History II
  • POLS 1110G (3cr) Intro to Political Science
  • POLS 1120G (3cr) American National Government
  • PSYC 1110G (3cr) Intro to Psychology
  • SOCI 1110G (3cr) Intro to Sociology