What majors are considered to be STEM?
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields of study encompass a wide array of majors and careers.
Do I have to be in the program to meet with a STEM counselor?
No. Any STEM student can make a preliminary appointment with a STEM Counselor. Please visit our counseling page for details on how to make an appointment.
What are the benefits of the STEM Program?
- Summer Bridge Program for incoming students
- STEM-focused transfer counseling, student orientations, & workshops (transfer workshops, STEM 101, financial literacy, etc.)
- Peer mentors, internship opportunities, lectures, & activities
- Free STEM tutoring
- STEM Scholarships
- STEM focused local and out-of-state university field trips
Can I apply to the STEM Program even if I have a lot of units?
Yes. Number of units completed do not matter, what matters is that you will be enrolled at SMC for at least 1.5-2 more years.
Can I apply to the STEM Program if I am a nursing major?
Unfortunately, nursing is not considered to be a STEM major.
Can CA Dream Students participate in the STEM STEP Program?
Yes. All full time students, regardless of citizenship status, are encouraged to be part of STEM STEP.
Can I be in First Year Program, Honors, PUENTE, or any other student service program, and still be a part of STEM?
Yes. Many of our students are often enrolled and active participants in other programs on campus.
Who can I talk to if I am interested in learning more about the program?
Visit our contact page for location, phone and email information. We look forward to hearing from you.