Snow Closing
Holyoke Community College will be closed on Wednesday, November 26th due to inclement weather. There will be no day or evening classes. The college will re-open on Monday, December 1st.
Female and male student with teacher working in the robotics lab

STEM Starter Academy

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field is varied and growing. This spring you can enroll in a FREE Pilot course!

Here is what you need to know...

CURRENT Student Requirements

  1. Must have less than 30 earned HCC credits
  2. Must be enrolled into a STEM major or interested in learning more about STEM majors and careers.
  3. Prerequisite: MTH 075 or equivalent


SEM 101 - 01 Lecture MWF 12:30-1:20
SEM 101 - 02 Lab R 2- 4:30 pm

SEM 101 - 03 Lecture MWF 9-9:50
SEM 101 - 04 Lab R 11-1:30


NEW Student Requirements

  1. Must be enrolled into a STEM major or interested in learning more about STEM majors and careers.
  2. Must be enrolled into 6 or more credits for the Spring semester.
  3. Prerequisite: MTH 075 or equivalent


These 2 sections will open November 17 for new students

SEM 101 - 05 Lecture MWF 9-9:50
SEM 101 - 06 Lab F 11- 1:30 pm


SEM 101 - 07 Lecture MWF 10 am
SEM 101 - 08 Lab T 11-1:30


NOTE: Capped at 20- course description can be found in the registration booklet- need more info- contact Michele at X 2268 or Ileana at X 2438.

STEM Foundations course description

A hands-on introduction to STEM disciplines, SEM 101 is designed for, but not limited to, students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.   Working in collaborative teams, students will gather information from field trips, experiments, lectures, visiting experts, and their own research, as they explore cross-disciplinary solutions to real-world problems.  Topics include astronomy, earth and environmental science, genetics, chemistry and physics, with the mathematics, engineering and technology to support them.  

Questions? Contact Michele Snizek at (413)552-2268 or msnizek@hcc.edu.

 

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000