General Studies 
School of Art, Design and Media Arts
School of Business and Education School of Liberal Arts School of Sciences, Health, Engineering and Math School of Trades, Technology, Sustainability & Professional Studies

About the Program

If you’re not sure what career you want to pursue, if you just want to advance your education without specializing, or even if you have plans for a particular job or field of study, the general studies program gives you a solid yet flexible educational foundation. It provides a broad educational base that helps expand your world and helps you develop critical thinking skills important to your professional future. The flexibility in the program gives you a chance to explore a variety of courses to discover your passion and capabilities in a specific field. It also allows you to design your own course of study, focusing on the field that interests you.

For more information, please contact the Information Desk, 505-428-1000,

Career Opportunities

  • Go to work right away
  • Complete your first two years of core classes
  • Go on to a university or four-year college to earn a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree

Irrigation Repair

Santa Fe Community College will be repairing irrigation lines at the central roundabout (the drop-off area by the flag poles) Monday, April 23 through Monday, April 30. During repairs, the roundabout will not be accessible. Please use other entrances into the main and West Wing parking lots. No parking areas will be affected. Please use caution when walking or driving in the vicinity. Thank you for your patience while we make improvements to campus.