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Section I: Instructional Divisions & Faculty Administration

Academic Divisions

A. Business, Technology and Fine Arts


  • Office and Business Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Economics


  • Information Technology
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Sustainable Building

Fine Arts

  • Art Studio
  • Art History
  • Art Education
  • Digital Media Arts
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Theater
  • Dance
  • Game Design and Simulation

B. Communication, Humanities, English & Social Sciences (CHESS)

Communication and Humanities

  • Communication & Journalism
  • French
  • General Studies
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Sign Language
  • Spanish

College English

  • English
  • Literature
  • Writing

Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

C. Mathematics, Engineering, and Science (MES)

Sciences and Engineering

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Engineering
  • Earth & Planetary Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Natural Science
  • Nutrition
  • Physics
  • Science


  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Teacher Education Mathematics
  • Developmental Mathematics

D. Nursing and Health Sciences Division

  • Health Career Health Sciences
  • Nursing

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  • Developmental Studies
  • Education
  • Fitness & Wellness Education/ Physical Education
  • Health Education
  • The Learning Center


A. Adult Education

  • Career Readiness
  • College Preparation
  • English for Non-Native Speakers
  • Preparation for High School Equivalency Exams

B. Community Education and Educational Services

  • Dual Credit
  • Bachelor and Graduate Programs through UNM's Extended Learning
  • American Heart Association Training Center
  • Allied Health
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Personal Care Attendant
  • Phlebotomy
  • Workforce Training
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Off-Campus Instruction
  • Facility Master Scheduling

C. Library

  • Acquisition and maintenance of library resource materials
  • Faculty Development
  • Faculty Research support
  • Student Research support

D. Teaching and Learning Center

  • Management and Maintenance of Instructional Technology Equipment
  • Professional Development Opportunities for Faculty and Staff
  • Instructional Technology Tutorials
  • Point-of-Contact for Instructional Software and for Classroom Capture

Faculty Administration

A. Dean of Instruction: serves as the Campus’ Chief Academic Officer

B. Division Chair: Division chairs at the Valencia Campus are similar to academic department chairs at our main campus and are subject to the same governing policies. The primary difference between a division and a department chair is that the former oversees multiple departments and disciplines. The job description, duties, term of office, and responsibilities are detailed in the UNM Faculty Handbook under Departmental Chairpersons.

C. Division Manager: A division manager has similar responsibilities to that of a division chair with the difference that it is a 12-month position, specifically hired for the stated duties, and not subject to the same selection process and terms in office as that of chairs.

D. Program Coordinator: Program coordinators assist their respective division chair by assuming various curriculum-related responsibilities for specific programs under the supervision of their chair. Except in specific instances as delegated by the division chair, program coordinators are not responsible for supervising division faculty or staff.

E. Program Manager: Program managers assist their respective division chair or manager with supervision of a major area or program within the division. As such, these are generally 12-month position. As is the case with coordinators, program managers are responsible for curriculum development but are also responsible for supervising faculty and staff in their respective areas of responsibilities.