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Meta Major: STEM

Associate of Science Degree

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education is an approach to learning where rigorous academic concepts are coupled with real world problems in the above areas. The Meta Major: STEM Associate of Science (AS) degree allows students to explore the concepts from the four aspects of STEM education.

The goal of this program is to give students a strong STEM curriculum foundation, which enables them to build on and transfer to a four year institution. This transfer program will also enhance skills and competencies needed in our technology-dependent world. Students who are interested in courses related to science, technology, engineering or math but are unsure of a specific career in a STEM field are encouraged to declare this program of study.

Course Credits
General Biology 4
General Chemistry I 4
Chemical Problem Solving I 1
College Algebra 4
General Physics I or College Physics I 4
Sociological Principals or General Psychology 3-4  

Student must choose twenty-four (24) additional credits from the following list:

Course Credits
Survey of Astronomy 4
Introduction to Meteorology 4
Introduction to Climatology 4
Discovering Science 4
Intro to Environmental Science 4
General Biology II 4
General Chemistry II 4
Chemical Problem Solving II 1
Intro to Organic Chemistry or Organic Chemistry I 4
Organic Chemistry II 4
Physical Geology  4
Environmental Geology 4
General Microbiology 4
Human Anatomy 4
Human Physiology 4
Introduction to Networking 3
Microcomputer Applications 3
Database Applications 3
Computer Network Security 3
Intro to GIS 4
Advanced GIS 4
Geoinformation Science & Tech 4
Any Engineering Course  
Any Math above MATH 1400  
Fundamentals of Statistics or Intro Statistics for Social Sciences 4


Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Course Credits
Writing Level I 3
Writing Level II 3
American and Wyoming Government  3
Oral 3
University Studies 1