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New Student Orientation Webinars

Welcome to South Mountain Community College!

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has organized degree and certificate options into nine Fields of Interest (FOI) to help you clarify your career path and connect to your learning community. 

Watch your New Student Orientation (NSO) webinar recording based on your Field of Interest at your earliest convenience to:

  • Learn about your Field of Interest and get introduced to faculty, staff, and student organizations in your FOI
  • Review SMCC programs and support services
  • Learn about how SMCC will deliver teaching and learning in Fall 2020

Complete this google form after you have reviewed your orientation webinar so that we can confirm your major (program, Field of Interest) and get you ready for your first advising appointment by Field of Interest. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to us by email or call us at 602-243-8337.

Behavioral Science and Human Services, Culture and Society, and Education Fields of Interest (FOI)

This New Student Orientation webinar is designed to prepare South Mountain Community College students in the Behavioral Science and Human Services, Culture and Society, and Education Fields of Interest (FOI) for their first semester, including setting up the first meeting with their Field of Interest Academic Advisor: Josh Schwalbach


 Behavioral

Examples of Majors in Behavioral Science and Human Services 

  • Administration of Justice Studies (Criminal Justice)
  • Counseling and Behavioral Health
  • Psychology

 Culture

Examples of Majors in Culture and Society 

  • Communication
  • Cultural Human Geography
  • Economics
  • English
  • Ethnic Studies
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Storytelling

 Ed

Examples of Majors in Education 

  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Health Sciences, STEM, and Visual and Performing Arts Fields of Interest (FOI)

This New Student Orientation webinar is designed to prepare South Mountain Community College students in the Health Sciences, STEM and Visual and Performing Arts Field of Interests (FOI) for their first semester, including setting up the first meeting with their Field of Interest Academic Advisor:


 Health

Examples of Majors in Health Sciences

  • Exercise Science
  • Kinesiology (study of body movement)
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Pre-Physical Therapy

 Stem

Examples of Majors in STEM 

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Geology
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Pre-Med
  • Pre-Vet
  • Pre-Pharmacy

 Visual

Examples of Majors in Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art
  • Audio Production
  • Dance
  • Digital Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • Media Arts
  • Music
  • Theatre Arts

Business, Entrepreneurialism and Management, Applied Technology, and Computer Information and Technology Fields of Interest (FOI)

This New Student Orientation webinar is designed to prepare students in the Business, Entrepreneurialism and Management, Applied Technology, and Computer Information and Technology Fields of Interest for their first semester, including setting up the first meeting with their Field of Interest Academic Advisor:

  • Sheena Mata, Business, Entrepreneurialism and Management
  • Lindsay Miller, Applied Technology and Computer and Information Technology

 Business, E&M

Examples of Majors in Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Management

 AT

Examples of Majors in Applied Technology 

  • Construction
  • Electrician
  • Plumbing

 Computer

Examples of Majors in Computer and Information Technology 

  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Mobile App Development
  • Networking Technology
  • Web Design and Development