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SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, MATH (STEM)

 

EXPLORE STEM at Edmonds Community College


The mission of the STEM Division is to provide exceptional learning opportunities through innovative STEM programs, lab experiences, and coursework that allow students to acquire STEM content knowledge, gain laboratory skills, and think collaboratively and critically so they are prepared for success in future STEM and non-STEM courses, programs, and career pathways.

 

Are you new to Edmonds CC and pursuing a degree in a STEM field?
Join us at STEM Start, a fun and informative event for new students!

Register for STEM Start

Academic Departments


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Astronomy

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Biology

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Chemistry

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Computer Information Systems

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Computer Science

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Engineering

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Engineering Technology

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Material Science Students
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Environmental Science

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Geology

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Mathematics

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Materials Science

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Physics

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Robotics classroom

 Edmonds Community College also houses the National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education, which provides curriculum for materials technology nationwide and an advanced technology lab; and operates the Washington Aerospace Training and Research Center, which provides short-term training and helps ensure a steady supply of qualified workers for Boeing and other aerospace companies. 

 

START YOUR CAREER


Transfer Degrees

The following transfer degrees are designed to prepare science and engineering majors for transfer to a four-year school with standing as a junior.

 

Limited Transfer Degree

Associate in Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degrees are designed to prepare graduates for jobs requiring two years of training or for transfer to four-year schools with specific bachelor’s programs that accept this degree

Engineering Technology - Materials Science

Non Transfer Degrees

Associate of Technical Arts (ATA) degrees are designed to provide professional and technical training to prepare students for specific jobs or to improve existing skills.

Computer Information Systems
Engineering Technology

RESOURCES FOR STEM STUDENTS

STEM Student Support and Retention Specialist

For general questions about STEM and/or to get connected to resources and services, contact the STEM Student Support and Retention Specialist in Alderwood Hall (ALD) 233 or email stem@edcc.edu. We look forward to working with you!

Relationships in STEM Education (RiSE)

RiSE is a student support program for Edmonds CC students interested in STEM. Through personalized college-to-career support and community building, RiSE aims to increase the number and the diversity of students successfully earning degrees in STEM fields. RiSE Scholars will have access to a faculty mentor, field trips to universities, academic and transfer workshops, and career exploration events. Visit the RiSE page to find out more and to join.

Math, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA)

MESA supports underrepresented student achievements in STEM fields. Benefits of membership include being a part of the safe and supportive MESA community, connections with students in other MESA programs across the state, use of the private MESA study room, and MESA-sponsored career panels and events that highlight the importance of creating a diverse and empowered STEM community MESA page to find out more and to join.

STEM Study Room (Snohomish Hall 126)

The STEM Study Room is a place for Edmonds CC students to get free, drop-in academic support from tutors and STEM faculty. In addition to the free tutoring, the study room is provides whiteboard tables, LCD screens, textbooks, headphones, engineering laptops, Chromebooks for in-room use, and free snacks for students. For more information and to see a detailed schedule of tutoring available, see the STEM Study Room page.

STEM Start

Are you new to Edmonds CC and pursuing a degree in a STEM field? STEM Start is an opportunity to meet other STEM students, faculty, and staff, and learn about the campus resources that are available to you.

EdReady

The Math Division offers free preparation for the math placement test. To learn more visit the Math Placement Page.

WHY STUDY STEM AT EDMONDS CC?

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Edmonds CC STEM Believes In:

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Creating Community

  • Creating a cohort of science students who are optimally prepared to succeed at the university level
  • Investing in the local community through providing opportunities for K-12 schools, students, and parents to engage in STEM
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Mentoring

  • Encouraging students in pre-college courses to further their studies in STEM and pursue STEM careers
  • Ensuring that students complete their degrees by connecting students to resources and providing mentoring and tutoring
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Opportunities

  • Supporting STEM students to go above and beyond in their studies by offering undergraduate research opportunities
  • Providing students the opportunity to apply what they have learned in real-world situations
  • Connecting students to professional organizations and employers such as
    • The Boeing Company
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • Swedish Edmonds
    • Crane Aerospace