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STEM Pathway

Curious About Our Complex World?

Want to explore the science and technology that surround us? Prepare to enter growing career fields where skilled professionals are always in demand.

Explore Our STEM Pathway


Take chemistry courses to prepare for health science programs or support other studies. Complete our Associate of Science in Chemistry (A.S.) and apply your 1st- and 2nd-year course credits to a bachelor's degree.

Computer-Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)

Learn to use computer-aided drafting and design (CADD) systems to create accurate technical drawings. Manufacturers and construction professionals use CAD schematics to build everything from toys and toasters to buildings and bridges.

Electrical Line Technician

Prepare to become a qualified electrical lineman who installs, maintains, or repairs the power lines that move electricity. Learn live line safety, climbing skills, distribution operations and troubleshooting.

Electronics Technology

Advanced Energy Technician

Prepare to work in energy companies or engineering firms. Study analog and digital electronics, natural gas production, petroleum instrumentation, solar fundamentals and wind power delivery systems.

Robotics & Automation

Prepare to work as a robotics and automation technician. Study robotic mechanisms, hydraulics, pneumatics, programmable logic controllers and electromechanical devices.


Want to transfer to a 4-year university? Complete our Associate of Science (A.S.) in Engineering and apply your course credits to a bachelor's degree in engineering. Choose civil, electric, industrial, or mechanical engineering.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Prepare you to work with GIS in a variety of industries. Learn to use computer systems that can assemble, store, manipulate and visually display geographically referenced information. Prepare you to work with GIS in a variety of industries.

Information Technology

Cloud Computing

Get the specialized training you need to become a Cloud Architect. Cloud Architects are IT specialists who have the skills and knowledge to navigate complex cloud environments, lead teams, develop and implement cloud strategies, and ensure cloud systems stay up-to-date and run smoothly.

Computer Support Specialist

Customer Service/Call Center/Teleservice Operations
Prepare for a job in help desk support. Learn about PC operating systems, personal computer hardware, troubleshooting, customer service and computer center management.


Prepare to work in the growing information security field. Learn how to monitor the security of computer information systems, detect intrusions to computer systems, manage security crises and keep up with IT security trends.

Game, Simulation, & Animation Design

Use industry-standard software and hardware as you learn how to create 2D and 3D games, simulations, animations and projects. Build a portfolio you can use for job interviews in the capstone course.

Network Support

Prepare to work in systems administration and network support. Learn the basics of configuring and maintaining network clients.


Learn to write computer programs that allow computers and software to function correctly. Also learn how to update existing programs, test programs for errors and fix faulty lines of computer code.

Web Applications Programming

Build skills in web programming, mobile applications development, java programming and database programming. Learn the basics of information security, networks, computer hardware and operating systems.


Take math courses to support your other studies or fulfill requirements. Want to transfer to a 4-year university? Complete our Associate of Science (A.S.) in Mathematics and apply your 1st- and 2nd-year course credits to a bachelor's degree.

Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree for Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

Explore science and technology subjects while completing 1st-and 2nd-year courses that will generally transfer to a 4-year college or university.

Updated May 14, 2024