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Arts & Sciences

The Arts and Sciences at Northern New Mexico College, presents the core of a college education, providing fundamental knowledge in the arts, humanities, sciences, and mathematics. Programs provide an in-depth education and a broad educational experience.

Our curricula are designed to:

  • introduce students to the basic method of inquiry in diverse disciplines;
  • develop analytic abilities and logical thinking; engage in the scientific method;
  • increase skills in writing and speaking;
  • foster creativity, and
  • broaden their perspective regarding humanity and culture.

The Arts and Sciences at Northern New Mexico College enhances student self-esteem, and assists in the development of a focused, empowered, independent lifelong learner with a commitment to serving his/her community. Northern New Mexico College offers one of the most affordable arts and sciences degree plans in the State of New Mexico.

In addition to offering associate and bachelor degrees in our disciplines, we offer the entire general education curriculum (35 credits, General Education Common Cores) required for degree completion at Northern.

Northern offers over 50 bachelor's, associate and certificate programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math); Nursing and Health Sciences; Liberal Arts and Humanities; Arts, Film & Media; Business Administration; Teacher Education and Technical Trades.
Northern New Mexico College is the most affordable 4-year college in the Southwestern US. Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, and our experienced faculty. We provide students with unique opportunities for academic, personal, and professional growth, small class sizes, personalized attention, and strong hands-on experiences from day one.
The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.