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San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico

San Juan College is located in Farmington, New Mexico in the heart of the Four Corners. With an enrollment of approximately 10,000, it is the fifth-largest college in New Mexico and it is a regional education leader with five campuses. San Juan College offers two-year degree and certificate programs (on-line and in-person), non-credit community learning classes, workforce training, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in partnership with state universities. 


Last Updated: 2021-10-06


Passport Block


The Passport Block listed here is for general information only.
Students must see the institution's website for access to its official block.

The Passport block is intended to enable seamless transfer of general education requirements for students transferring into and out of San Juan College. San Juan College students can earn a Passport in as few as 31 credits as long as they earn a minimum grade of "C" in all courses counted towards a Passport. We encourage students to work with Advising to ensure completion of their Passport block. Students who earn a Passport block automatically fulfill all the New Mexico General Education requirements as well.  

All students wishing to complete a Passport must take the following course:

Courses in Oral Communication
Courses in Courses in Oral Communication
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
COMM 1130 Public Speaking

A student must take both courses in Group A OR both courses in Group B:

Group A
Courses in Group A
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENGL 1110 Composition I
ENGL 1120 Composition II

Group B
Courses in Group B
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENGL 1210 Technical Composition
ENGL 2210 Professional & Technical Communication

Take one course from the following options:

Quantitative Literacy
Courses in Quantitative Literacy
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MATH 1130 Survey of Mathematics
MATH 1130E Survey of Mathematics/Expanded
MATH 1220 College Algebra
MATH 1230 Trigonometry
MATH 1240 Pre-Calculus
MATH 1250 Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus
MATH 1350 Introduction to Statistics
MATH 1510 Calculus I
MATH 1520 Calculus II
MATH 2110 Math for Teachers III

Completion of a course in Natural Sciences also fulfills the rquirement for the Teamwork and Value Systems PLO. All courses in Natural Sciences have a lecture and a lab component and both must be completed to receive credit.

Certain courses in Natural Sciences also partially fulfill the Human Society and the Individual knowledge and skills area.

Take one course from the following options:

Natural Science
Courses in Natural Science
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ASTR 1115/L Introduction to Astronomy
BIOL 1110/L General Biology
BIOL 2110/L Principles of Biology: Cellular & Molecular Biology
BIOL 2310/L Microbiology
BIOL 2610/L Prin Bio: Biodiversity, Ecology & Evolution
CHEM 1120/L Introduction to Chemistry (non-majors)
CHEM 1215/L General Chemistry I for STEM Majors
CHEM 1225/L General Chemistry II for STEM Majors
GEOL 1110/L Physical Geology
GEOL 1180/L Introduction to Petroleum Geology
GEOL 2110/L Historical Geology
PHYS 1115/L Survey of Physics
PHYS 1230 Algebra-based Physics I
PHYS 1240/L Algebra-based Physics II
PHYS 1310/L Calculus-based Physics I
PHYS 1320/L Calculus-based Physics II

 San Juan College course options (all students must take the course in Group A and one course in Group B):

Group A
Courses in Group A
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 1140 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Group B
Courses in Group B
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 1330 Navajo Culture
SOCI 1110 Introduction to Sociology

All courses in San Juan College's General Education curriculum integrate Critical Thinking instruction. A student completing courses required for the other Passport knowledge and skill areas will satisfy the requirements for this area.  

 

 

 San Juan College course options (take one course from Group A and one course from Group B):

Group A
Courses in Group A
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ARTS 1210 Color Theory I
ARTS 1630 Painting I

Group B
Courses in Group B
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
PSYC 1110 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 2120 Developmental Psychology


Students complete this requirement by completing a course in Natural Sciences.

Courses in this category may also fulfill the requirement for the Natural Sciences category. Courses listed with an L have a lecture and lab component. Both must be taken for credit.

San Juan course options (take one course from Group A and one course from Group B): 

Group A
Courses in Group A
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ASTR 1115/L Introduction to Astronomy
BIOL 1110/L General Biology
BIOL 2110/L Principles of Biology: Cellular & Molecular Biology
BIOL 2310/L Microbiology
BIOL 2610/L Prin Bio: Biodiversity, Ecology & Evolution
CHEM 1120/L Introduction to Chemistry (non-majors)
CHEM 1215/L General Chemistry I for STEM Majors
CHEM 1225/L General Chemistry II for STEM Majors
ECON 2110 Macroeconomics Principles
ECON 2120 Microeconomics Principles
GEOL 1110/L Physical Geology
GEOL 1180/L Introduction to Petroleum Geology
GEOL 2110/L Historical Geology
PHYS 1115/L Survey of Physics
PHYS 1230/L Algebra-based Physics I
PHYS 1240/L Algebra-based Physics II
PHYS 1310/L Calculus-based Physics I
PHYS 1320/L Calculus-based Physics II
PSYC 2510 Statistical Principles for Psychology

Group B
Courses in Group B
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
HIST 1110 United States History I
HIST 1120 United States History II


Program Highlights


Through online and in-person options, San Juan College offers more than 130 very affordable, high-value two-year degree and certificate programs. San Juan College offers innovative and challenging, programs through 7 career pathways: Arts, Communication and Humanities; Business & Entrepreneurship; Computer Science, Information Technology & Cybersecurity; Education, Social Services & Public Safety; Entergy, Manufacturing & Transportation; Health Science; and Science, Math & Engineering.


Contact Info

Institutional Liaison: Sandy Gilpin
Contact for Students: Deborah Chalmers




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