Arts and Sciences

Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), and the Associate of Art in Teaching AAT) degrees are offered through the Arts & Sciences area, under the leadership of the Instructional Deans and Department Chairs. The instructional programs are organized according to major subject areas or disciplines, as follows:

Department of English, Speech & Foreign Language:

  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • Speech

Department of Performing Arts:

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music

Department of Visual Arts:

  • Art

Department of Mathematics & Physics:

  • Math
  • Physics

Department of Science:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry

Department of Physical Education/Athletics

Department of (AAT) Education

  • Early Childhood-Grade 6
  • Grades 4-8
  • Secondary (Grades 9-12)
  • Learning Frameworks

Department of Government and Economics

  • Government
  • Economics

Department of History, Humanities, and Philosophy

  • History
  • Humanities
  • Philosophy

Department of Behavioral and Cultural Sciences

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology

Department of College Preparatory Studies

As a comprehensive community college, NCTC is committed to offering quality instruction for a wide range of ability levels. College Preparatory Studies offer help to those students who need further development or who wish to review fundamentals of mathematics, reading and writing. Sequences of College Preparatory courses have been designed to prepare students for college-level academic course work. The recommendation to enroll in college preparatory courses is made on the basis of diagnostic testing. Although these courses do not satisfy any degree requirement, they are designed to assure reasonable student success in the College curriculum. College Preparatory Studies exists to remediate deficiencies, in order that students may excel in their chosen careers.