Science & Wellness

The Science and Wellness Division (SW) offers flexible programs of study for the Associate of Science degree (see listings below) and that prepare students for transfer to four-year programs. We also provide elective courses that apply to several of the STEM and health-related undergraduate degrees at the University of New Mexico.

 Courses Offered

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Planetary Science
  • Health Education
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Education
  • Physics


Degrees and Certificates Available

  • Associate of Science in General Science
  • Associate of Science in Health Education


Full-Time Faculty in the Science and Wellness Division:

Miriam ChavezRegents' Professor of Biology

Ben Flicker

Assistant Professor of Biology

Coordinator of Sciences
Victor French

Lecturer II in Science
Jerry Godbout

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Kevin HobbsAssistant Professor of Physical and Natural

Arlett Moreno


Clifton Murray

Associate Professor of Mathematics and

Melanie Sanchez-Dinwiddie

Chair and Associate Professor of

Tracy Terry

Assistant Professor of