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"What classes should I take?"

In order to assist students in choosing courses that are right for them, we have created Educational Plans (below) that are aligned to programs offered here at Luna, while ensuring that the coursework listed will transfer to other colleges and universities. Each of the Educational Plans will serve as a companion form to the Next Step Plan that should have been completed at the High Schools. For more information on the Next Step PLan, visit the PED webpage here: Next-step-plan

Students are encouraged to take courses that fall under their chosen educational plan in order to promote certificate or degree completion, while at the same time, meeting their elective requirements at their high school. Deviating from these plans or changing plans is allowed, although not advised.

Educational Plans

General Education Certificate PDF

Students who are interested in a non-STEM field are encouraged to choose this educational plan. These courses are part of the General Education Common Core and will transfer within New Mexico (as well as many out-of-state schools). (Programs include: Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Education, Communication, etc.)

Allied Health PDF

Students interested in an allied health field are encouraged to take dual credit courses that count toward program prerequisites or certificate completion. Students should choose this path if interested in Nursing, Dental, or any medical-related field.

Career Technical PDF

Career Technical Education courses are designed to provide credentials and/or certificates that enable the student to go straight to work after completion. Students can pick from the programs listed here. Automotive Technology, Automotive Collision Repair Technology, Building Trades, Barbering, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, or Welding.

STEM Certificates PDF

Students who are interested in completing a STEM certificate are encouraged to choose from either the Computer Application Specialist or Video Game Design & Development.


Students who are interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) are encouraged to follow this educational plan

Non-STEM Certificates PDF

Non-STEM fields include Business, Criminal Justice or Education. Students are encouraged to choose one of the programs from this educational plan.