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SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts for Transfer Certificate

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CIP: 24.0102
School of Liberal Arts, 505-428-1370

This certificate, designed for students who are undecided about their course of study, documents the completion of the lower division general education common transfer curriculum consistent with New Mexico state law. This transfer program is designed for students who plan to transfer from SFCC to a public four-year institution in New Mexico upon completion of their freshman and sophomore level general education course work.

While these courses are transferable, many universities prefer students take specific courses and demonstrate competency in certain areas. Students should consult with an academic adviser at that institution to determine the most appropriate course selections.

It is strongly advised that students complete an A.A. or A.S. degree at SFCC before transferring.

NOTE: The New Mexico Higher Education Department and state institutions have developed discipline specific general education transfer modules in Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Business Administration, General Engineering and Teacher Education. Students interested in these degree areas should follow these specific program transfer modules.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

  • Liberal Arts, A.A.  

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply methods of scientific inquiry. 

  • Demonstrate accuracy, conciseness and coherence in writing and speaking.

  • Apply quantitative reasoning to solve problems.

  • Apply critical thinking and reasoning skills for problem solving.

  • Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of gender, ethnic, minority, multi-cultural and global issues.

Program Requirements: (32 Credits)

Mathematics (3-4 Credits)

Laboratory Science (8 Credits)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3-6 Credits)

Humanities (3-6 Credits)

Creative and Fine Arts (3-6 Credits)

The combined total of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities, and Creative and Fine Arts areas should equal 12 credit hours.

Total 32 Credits Min.

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