Skip to main content
Students and instructor at a desk in front of microscopes. Students and instructor at a desk in front of microscopes.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields offer high-demand employment opportunities. Employers across a broad range of industries rely on STEM experts for a variety of positions. A lot of those jobs are stable and high-paying. SCC offers diversified, relevant STEM courses to prepare students to participate in these ever-changing, dynamic fields.

Options include associate of applied sciences (AAS) and associate of arts (AA) degrees, as well as certificates. Once you earn your AAS or AA degree, you can enter the workforce immediately or transfer to a four-year institution to earn a bachelor’s degree. Students also can take premajor courses specifically designed to prepare them for entry into a baccalaureate program in a STEM field, like dentistry, medicine or veterinary medicine.

Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Civil engineer
Mechanical designer
Product engineer
Software developer
Network design and administration
Environmental biologist

All Within My Hands (AWMH) and American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) logos
Apply for the Metallica Scholarship

Metallica's All Within My Hands scholarship supports students interested in pursuing in-demand professional technical certificates and degrees. Find out if you qualify and how to apply.

Choosing the Right Path for You

SCC’s mission is to help you achieve your goals, whether you want to start your own business venture enter the workforce immediately, or transfer to a four-year university to earn your bachelor’s degree. Talk with your advisor to discuss your options. Our counselors are here to help you reach your goals!

Available Programs and Courses

Astronomy Area of Study

  • Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement

Biological Science Area of Study

  • Biological Science Pre-Major - Associate in Biology/DTA/MRP

  • Biological Science Pre-Major - AA/DTA

Chemistry Area of Study

  • Chemistry Pre-Major - AA/DTA

  • Chemistry Pre-Major - AS/T1

CAD Design and Drafting Area of Study

  • CAD Design and Drafting - AAS

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology - AAS

  • CAD Drafting - Certificate

Environmental/Resource Sciences Area of Study

  • Chemistry Pre-Major - AA/DTA

  • Chemistry Pre-Major - AS/T1

Geology Area of Study

  • Geology Pre-Major - AA/DTA

  • Geology Pre-Major - AS/T1

Mathematics Area of Study

  • Mathematics Pre-Major - AA/DTA

Network Design and Administration Area of Study

  • Network Design and Administration - AAS

  • Network Design and Administration - Certificate

  • Introduction to Networking - Certificate 

  • Microsoft Networking - Certificate

  • Mobile Device Management - Certificate 

  • Mobile Health Information Technology - Certificate

  • Networking Essentials - Certificate

  • Unix Networking - Certificate

  • Cisco Networking - Certificate

Physics Area of Study

  • Physics Pre-Major - AA/DTA
  • Physics Pre-Major - AS/T2

Psychology Area of Study

  • Psychology Pre-Major - AA/DTA

Software Development Area of Study

  • Software Development - AAS
  • .Net Developer -  Certificate

  • Android Mobile Development - Certificate

  • Computer Science - Certificate

  • iOS Mobile Development - Certificate

  • Mobile Health Software Development - Certificate

  • Web Design - Certificate

  • ​Web Developer - Certificate​

Direct Transfer Agreements (DTA) and Major Related Programs (MRP)

  • Associate in Applied Science-Transfer (AS-T) Architectural Technology
  • Associate in Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering (AS-T 2)
  • Associate in Biology Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program
  • Associate in Computer and Electrical Engineering (AS-T 2)
  • Associate in Mathematics Education Direct Transfer Agreement
  • Associate in Mechanical/Civil/Aeronautical/Industrial Engineering (AS-T 2)
  • Associate in Science Transfer (Track 1) - Biological Sciences, Environmental/Resource Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, and Earth Science
  • Associate in Science Transfer (Track 2) - Engineering, Computer Science, Physics and Atmospheric Science