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2022 - 2023 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog 
    
2022 - 2023 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)


Use emerging technologies, science and math to understand the planet, solve problems and create innovative methods, ideas or products through the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) career pathway. Careers include biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, renewable energy and more. Develop your intellectual curiosity, collaboration skills and critical thinking.

Engineering

The Pre-Engineering Pathway is for students seeking transfer to a four-year program in Engineering. Since requirements vary depending on the transfer institution, it is important to plan your course selection carefully with your community college advisor and your intended transfer institution. Students in this Pathway will complete an Associate of Science degree according to the requirements of their intended transfer institution.

Pre-Engineering Pathway  

Liberal Arts

A liberal arts degree provides a broad, flexible, general education for students preparing for transfer to a four-year college. Students who are seeking their direction can explore studies in a wide range of subjects, while students who know their transfer plans can work with their advisor to select electives that will best prepare them for the bachelor’s degree they intend to pursue.

Associate of Arts  

Associate of Science  

Mathematics

Mathematics encompasses the methodology of reasoning, logic, and problem-solving. The transfer major in Mathematics has been designed to provide students with a broad education in the liberal arts/humanities with an emphasis on calculus, differential equations, and statistics. This program is for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution with a major in math, statistics, or a related field.

Mathematics Transfer Major, AS  

Natural Sciences

The transfer majors in the natural sciences have been designed to provide a broad education with emphasis in the sciences of biology, chemistry, and physics. These programs are for students interested transferring to a four-year institution with a major related to the natural sciences.

Biology Transfer Major, AS  

Chemistry Transfer Major, AS  

Physics Transfer Major, AS   

Conservation

The Conservation Transfer Pathway is for students seeking transfer to four-year programs with a conservation focus or for those seeking employment in the conservation and/or environmental field. The core of this program includes hands-on courses offered at Nahant Marsh Education Center in Davenport, IA, as well as employment and wilderness experience courses. Students will work alongside professionals in the fields and gain valuable experience that will better prepare them for a future career protecting our natural world. Students seeking to transfer will plan course selection carefully with their community college advisor and intended transfer institution to complete the requirements of an Associate of Science degree.

Conservation Pathway  

Environmental Science

The Environmental Science Pathway is for students seeking transfer to a four-year program in the Environmental Sciences. Since requirements vary depending on the transfer institution, it is important to plan your course selection carefully with your community college advisor and your intended transfer institution. Students in this Pathway will complete an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree according to the requirements of their intended transfer institution.

Environmental Science Pathway