Are you interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)? Want to know more about STEM disciplines, studies, and careers? Register now for one or two free summer courses at HCC!
STEM Foundations Special Topics
STEM Foundations - Life Sciences Research Focus
STEM Foundations - Physical Sciences Research Focus
The academy runs from July 11 - August 10. Classes meet Monday through Thursday.
STEM Foundations classes
MTW: 8:30 a.m. to noon
Th: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Self-Paced Mathematics class
MTW: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
1. Choose one foundations class and/or one mathematics class
2. Fill out the HCC Application (indicate enrollment for "summer term").
3. Take a placement test for reading and math (you'll receive an appointment by mail).
4. After your placement test, meet with our STEM Academic advisor to register for summer "STEM Starter" and fall classes.
In 2014, HCC and other community colleges received grant funds from the Department of Higher Education to establish a STEM Academy. The purpose was to support community colleges in their efforts to recruit, retain and graduate significantly more students in STEM pathway programs leading to job placement or college transfer to higher level STEM academic programs. HCC's STEM Academy goals are to:
For more information, please contact the STEM Projects Administrator Carolyn Gardner-Thomas at STEMacademy@hcc.edu or 413.552.2257.