Catalog Version

Autumn 2017-2018

Catalog update: 

May 15, 2017

Access archived catalogs in the Catalog Archive section.​​​​​

Students are required to follow the Academic Handbook and Code of Student Responsibility​​​​​

Lifelong Learning

The Lifelong Learning Area consists of 12 competencies that can be met by SNL courses, equivalent transfer courses or proficiency exams as listed below.

Liberal Learning

The Liberal Learning Area consists of 26 competencies in 4 categories. Competencies can be satisfied by SNL and CDM courses, equivalent transfer courses, and documented college-level learning from experience as listed below.

Arts & Ideas Category: 

  • 6 SNL competencies

Human Community Category:

  • 6 SNL competencies 

Scientific World Category: 

Elective Category:

  • 6 Open Electives
  • 2 SNL Advanced Electives

The BAC Focus Area

The BAC Focus Area consists of 12 competencies satisfied through CDM courses, approved transfer courses or experiential learning and SNL Advanced Project or CDM Capstone courses. Students can design their own Customized Focus Area track or choose one of the Specialized Focus Area tracks.​​​