Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts program at Northern New Mexico College is designed to maximize transfer of credit to a four-year program. In addition to a generous exposure to general education courses, you will concentrate your efforts in Art.

The Associate of Arts in Dance is in moratorium and is not accepting new student applications at this time.

General Education Requirements (38 hrs)
  • ART           110      Drawing I (3)
  • ART           120      Painting I (3)
  • ART           122      Design Elements in Art (3)
  • ART           160      Pottery I (3)
  • ART           170      Photography I (3)
  • ART           211      History of Art II (3)
  • ART           233      Printmaking I (3)

Choose one course from the following:

  • ART           208      History of NM Art and Architecture (3)
  • ART           221      Drawing II (3)
  • ART           232      Painting II (3)
  • ART           235      Watercolor (3)
  • ART           237      Sculpture (3)
  • ART           240      Portrait Painting (3)
  • ART           260      Pottery II (3)
  • ART           270      Photography II (3)
  •  FA              100      Introduction to Weaving (3)


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