SFCC Admissions Supplemental Application


Why should you choose a pathway?

Students who have a clear plan are more likely to achieve their academic and career goals.  Choosing a pathway will help you get and stay on a plan; thus, allowing you to focus your time at Spokane Falls Community College.  A good plan may save you time and money. 

SFCC needs your correct pathway for financial aid awards and academic advising purposes in an effort to assist you in reaching your educational goals.


Please review the following information regarding the Spokane Falls Community College Pathways and answer the questions at the bottom of the form.  This application will take you about 5 to 10 minutes to complete, depending on how decided you are on your pathway.   

Spokane Falls Community College Pathways


More people earn their living in business than in any other field of endeavor. If you are interested in becoming a part of the business community, or you want to sharpen your skills and move up in your organization, studying Business might be right for you.

Careers associated with Business:

  • Accountant
  • Administrative assistant
  • Business owner
  • Manager
  • Office manager
  • Operations manager

Related Programs:

  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Business
  • Business Technology
  • Economics

Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences:

The Education, Social Science Pathway is designed for students interested in exploring human society, social relationships, and their biological contributions as appropriate through the disciplines of anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, and sociology.

Careers associated with Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences:

  • Counselor
  • Head Start/ECEAP teacher
  • Library staff
  • ASL Interpreter
  • Historian
  • Educator

Related Programs:

  • Addiction Studies
  • Education
  • Early Childhood education
  • Geography
  • Social Sciences
  • Interpreter Training
  • Library Information Services
  • Integrated Community Services—Social Services


SFCC’s Health Pathway serves students looking for careers in the medical and health industries. Options include Allied Health programs, transfer options for those looking to continue their education at a university, and SFCC’s Health/Fitness Technician program.  (*See STEM for additional Health option).

Careers associated with Health:

  • Hearing Instrument Specialist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics Technician
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant

Related Programs:

  • Health Fitness Technician
  • Hearing Instrument Specialist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics Technician
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Pre-Pharmacy

Humanities: Thought & Expression:

In an era of innovation, humanities students hone the tools needed to diversify themselves to meet the complexities of the marketplace--clear thinking, speaking, and writing—preparing them to express their ideas and influence the world. The Humanities Pathway can lead students to a variety of career paths, from marketing and communication to teaching or law.

Careers associated with Humanities:

  • Communication Director
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Linguist
  • Philosopher
  • Professor
  • Publicist
  • Writer/Editor

Related Programs:

  • Communication studies
  • Drama
  • English
  • Film
  • Journalism
  • Modern Languages
  • Philosophy

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM):

SFCC’s STEM Pathway serves students looking to careers based in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, providing them with the opportunity to transfer to their chosen university as major-ready juniors. (*see Health for additional STEM options).

Careers associated with STEM:

  • Scientists (Biologist, Botanist, Chemist, Geologist, Physicist)
  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Engineer
  • IT Technician
  • Mathematician
  • Nurse
  • Network Manager
  • Programmer
  • Veterinarian

Related Programs:

  • Computer Science, Cyber Security, and Information System Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Math & Math education

Visual, Performing, and Applied Arts:

Do you like to create through images, sound, technology, or performance? Whether your medium is music or digital media, fine arts or acting, photography or design, we have a program that will help you meet your goals.

Careers associated with Visual, Performing, and Applied Arts:

  • Artist
  • Actor
  • Audio Technician
  • Filmmaker
  • Graphic Designer/ Web Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Musician
  • Photographer
  • Singer

Related Programs:

  • Audio Engineering
  • Drama
  • Digital Media Production
  • Film
  • Fine Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Music
  • Photography
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