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Areas of Study
Continuing Education

Arts and Sciences (A & S) Division

A & S provides course offerings, degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. Faculty members in the division are committed to providing quality learning opportunities for individuals in the diverse community we serve. The division values excellence and innovative instruction, integrity in all interactions with students and the creation of opportunity from the educational process.

Fast Facts

11 degrees and certificates in fields like Art & Graphic Design
Our programs offer Quality learning from Expert faculty
Programs designed to transfer easily
to four-year institutions
certificate programs that can be completed in less than 1 year

John Adams

Faculty Spotlight

John B. Adams – College Professor of Art

John Adams is a Professor of Art, director of the Graphic Design program and respected faculty member at NMSU-A since Fall 2003.

John received his Associates Degree in Commercial Art at Solano Community College in Northern California and acquired his BFA degree in Advertising and Design from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He was the creative director of Adams & Associates, a successful graphic design and advertising business in the San Francisco East Bay for over 20 years before moving to New Mexico. John currently teaches the majority of the graphic design courses at NMSU-A, and is also an accomplished public artist, photographer and sculptor who has shown throughout the US.