Educational Focus Area


Science, Technology, Engineering + Mathematics (STEM)

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Be an innovator at Clackamas Community College

If you enjoy asking big questions, recognizing patterns, studying forms and designs - or solving challenging problems - a career in STEM might be for you!

Stimulate your curiosity and creativity in our state-of-the-art science and technology facilities, with small class sizes and devoted faculty. Whether you're looking to build your skills in computer science, biology or engineering, CCC immerses students in real-world learning and the latest STEM research.

A STEM education at CCC can lead to many in-demand, high-paying jobs. Explore degrees and transfer opportunities today!

STEM Programs

Certificate Programs - One Year to Complete

Associate of Science (AS) and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees - Two Years to Complete

Transfer to a four-year university

There are transfer opportunities for STEM disciplines at all Oregon public universities and many private universities. CCC also offers dual enrollment opportunities with our transfer university partners.

Learn more about transfer degrees

Get Started in STEM

You don't have to have your career goals figured out yet. Start with foundations like the Exploring STEM class and see where a Clackamas Community College education in STEM can take you. 

Step 01

Apply and Get Started at CCC

It only takes a few steps to apply to CCC, apply for financial aid and get started on your path to academic success.

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Step 02

Contact One the STEM Advisors Before Registering for Courses

STEM advisors:

Carrie Sandberg
carriesa@clackamas.edu

Kim Hildebrand-Faust
kimberly.hildebrand@clackamas.edu

Step 03

Begin with courses that will help you reach your academic and career goals

Whether you have a career in mind or are just starting to explore your interest in STEM fields, you can save time and money by starting with courses that can take you anywhere. Create a strong foundation for any STEM program or a transfer degree at Clackamas Community College by starting with the courses below.

Beginning CoursesTerms Typically Offered InCredits
FYE-101, First-Year Experience Level IFall, winter, spring, summer2
EFA-101S, Introduction to STEMFall2
WR-121, English CompositionFall, winter, spring, summer4
MTH-111, College Algebra or Math based on advising placementFall, winter, spring, summer (MTH-111)4-5

View the course catalog for more information about STEM courses. View the schedule for times and locations of upcoming courses.