STEM Education and Careers

 

Get Started on Your STEM Degree Now!

Before You Register:

Thinking about a career in STEM? Ready to sign up for classes? Browse below to learn about new STEM offerings and what you need to take as you begin your STEM degree.

Notice: If you haven't taken your placement tests or submitted transcripts then visit the Testing and Assessment Services in Mountlake Terrace Hall 152 to determine your English and Math levels. 

Math and English are pre-requisites you'll need for all higher-level courses, but you can connect with the STEM campus community right away and learn about careers through one of two orientation classes: STEM 101 or Engineering 100. 

Sample First Quarter Schedule:

ENGL& 101

complete or place out of as soon as possible

Math (view selection guide)

you will take the Calculus track

STEM 101

or

Engineering 100

both meet new Health and Human Services requirement

New Courses for STEM Students:

STEM 101 - CAREERS IN STEM

Introduction to STEM careers and college majors, with an emphasis on self-assessment and educational planning. Students will conduct problem-solving through project-based activities and interdisciplinary design. Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 099.


ENGR 100 - ENGINEERING ORIENTATION

Designed to give students an overview of engineering and technology careers, various engineering disciplines, and engineering transfer schools. Prerequisite: ENGL 099.


ENGR 111 - INTRO TO ENGR 1 MODELING

A team based introduction to engineering analysis and mathematical modeling with hands on projects designed to build a systematic approach to introductory engineering concepts; engineering for sustainability; the application of physics and chemistry; and an introduction to spreadsheet applications. Prerequisite: ENGL 099 or placement in ENGL& 101; MATH 097.


ENGR 121 - INTRO TO ENGR 2 DESIGN

An introductory engineering course that explores the role of creativity, teamwork and communication in promoting innovative design utilizing MATLAB. Students develop their knowledge and skills in all three areas through a series of hands on projects and reflective activities. Prerequisite: ENGR 111 and MATH& 142; OR MATH& 152.