Explore School of Humanities Programs


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Teacher Alternative Licensure

In just four semesters, the Alternative Licensure Program can prepare you to achieve a Level I New Mexico teaching license.

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Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of ourselves and what makes us a distinct species. Through Anthropology our eyes can be opened to other cultures, as well as to our own culture.
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Art

Students may advance their skills in Drawing and Painting, Ceramics, Jewelry, Sculpture, Photography, or Art Foundation.
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Communication Studies

Through the study of communication, students will increase their awareness of interpersonal communication. Improvement of one-to-one communication skills can have a profound impact on a student's academic and professional career.
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English

The English Department's mission is to provide opportunities for students to develop writing skills for personal, academic, and technical writing purposes and to explore the writing of others.
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History

The study of history is provides an understand of a culture's ideas and beliefs.
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Human Services

If you're passionate about helping people, a degree in Human Services from San Juan College will prepare you to enter these occupations.
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Liberal Arts

At San Juan College, our two-year Liberal Arts Associate of Arts degree covers English, math, science, the social sciences, Humanities, fine arts, and computer science and prepares you to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts.
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Modern Languages

The study of Modern Languages provides a comprehensive understanding of a written and spoken language.
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Music

The Music Department offers a A variety of courses including music history and appreciation, reading and writing music, performance and private vocal or instrumental lessons are offered to students both on campus and online.
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Native Studies

Major in Native Studies and learn about Politics, Native Authors, Art, Culture, Contemporary and Historical Native Societies. This degree program prepares you to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree.
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Philosophy

San Juan College offers an Introduction to Philosophy that focuses on the main branches of philosophy, introduction to ethics that example the concept of morality, and Navajo Philosophy that examines Dine philosophical thoughts regarding the main branches of philosophy.
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Photography

The world of Photography is expanding – from new media journalism to the fashion world; Hollywood set photography to gallery and museum curation.
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Political Science

San Juan College offers many Political Science courses.
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Psychology

The Psychology Associates of Arts (AA) degree is a two-year program designed for students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor's degree in Psychology.
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Reading

San Juan College offers reading classes such as the introduction to reading which focuses on word knowledge and the fundamentals of reading skills to advanced reading classes such as academic reading and studying.
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Sociology

Sociology courses examine human groups, social arrangements, and the changing world.
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Teacher Education

If you've always dreamed of becoming a teacher, or have decided later in life that this is what you want to do, rest assured it's not too late.
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Technical Theatre

San Juan College has a very unique Technical Theatre program. Our goal is to provide students with ample opportunities to not only study theatre but to produce it as well.