Santa Fe Community College Summer and Fall Registration Opens

Registration for the summer semester begins Tuesday, April 17. Fall semester registration begins Tuesday, April 24.

One of the new certificates offered this fall is Algae Cultivation. This certificate provides students with the skills required to work in the algae cultivation (algaculture) industry or create their own algaculture business. Students will learn the controlled environment requirements for successful cultivation of various algae species. Upon completing the certificate program, students can go on to earn an Associate Degree in Controlled Environment Agriculture.

The other new offering is a Certificate in Social Media, in which. Students gain have the technical skills for entry-level employment in the field of social media. The curriculum is designed for students who are interested in working in collaborative and creative culture environments with entertainment, journalism and media professionals.

An addition to the degree programs offered in the fall is an Associated Degree in American Sign Language Interpreter Preparation. The program is designed to graduate highly qualified entry-level interpreters for community or educational settings. Also, the program prepares students to take nationally recognized interpreter exams once they are qualified to sit for these tests. Upon graduation, the student will be work-ready and can confidently approach professional credentials within a year. For more information about the program and the pre-requisites for admission into the program, please contact the School of Liberal Arts at 505-428-1370.

Certificates prepare students for entry-level work and/or supplement their skills for job advancement opportunities. Degree programs prepare students for a career and/or transfer to a bachelor’s degree program. Once registration begins, students can choose classes from the schedule of courses for both semesters online at www.sfcc.edu.

Register for the summer session beginning April 17 and for fall session beginning April 24. Registration is at www.sfcc.edu. Summer classes start June 4; Fall classes start August 20. Interested students are encouraged to contact SFCC’s Welcome and Advising Center at 428-1270 or wac@sfcc.edu.


For more than three decades, Santa Fe Community College has served as the gateway to success for individuals and the community. SFCC provides affordable, high quality educational programs that serve the social, cultural, technological and economic needs of a diverse community. The college serves more than 15,000 students per year in its credit, noncredit and adult education programs. For further information, visit the website or call 505-428-1000. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.