Are you uncertain of your future career path and how to link it to an academic program? Do you want to explore what your passions are? Come to NCC and enroll in our Exploratory Liberal Arts Program. Our Associates in Liberal Arts degree is designed to be your first step to a bachelors’ degree, with partnerships throughout New Hampshire. Liberal Arts at NCC is an affordable and transferrable degree that provides you with the opportunity to focus on building an academic and career pathway that makes sense for you!
Why Study at NCC?
Not all students are certain of their future career path as they enter college. Nashua Community College’s Exploratory Liberal Arts Program invites students like you to take advantage of this unique degree option.
Exploratory Liberal Arts provides tools and resources necessary for selecting a college major in preparation for transfer to a four-year college with an identified career pathway based on your interests and aptitudes. Or you may decide to complete one of NCC’s certificate program options in about the same time frame.
Credits earned in this program transfer to many colleges and universities including Granite State College, Keene State College, Plymouth State University, University of New Hampshire, Rivier University, Southern New Hampshire University, and University of Massachusetts-Lowell.
- Select an Academic Focus Area (AFA) and explore the many career options that may be available to you through completing either an Associate Degree or a Certification Program.
- Transfer to any four-year institution for completion of a Bachelors Degree
- General Studies
- Programs associated with Degree and Certification AFAs
Internships and Service Learning
In the past year, NCC has begun developing additional internship and apprentice programs for our students as well as service-learning opportunities with area businesses and non-profit organizations. Exploratory Liberal Arts staff are participating in this development.