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Enroll in STEM Core at MPC!

Post Date:04/17/2017 10:00 AM

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Get Calculus Ready in just one Academic Year! Apply Below to get started!!!

STEM Core is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. STEM Core is in its second year at MPC and is designed for students who are interested in a Computer Science major/career path. As part of this program, students who are eligible for Intermediate Algebra (Math 263) will proceed to take the math sequence of courses needed to be ready for Calculus (Math 20A) at the end of one academic year, along with two introductory Computer Science courses (see below).

Benefits of enrolling in STEM Core:

  • Accelerate your STEM education and career
  • Engage with  your own supportive Learning Community
  • Gain access to math support through embedded tutors
  • Receive personalized guidance and student support
  • Receive transfer support into a STEM major at a 4-year university

Program Overview

Participants in the STEM Core 2016 program will take a series of math and computer science courses together while receiving counseling and tutoring support. Students will move through the following classes as a group (cohort):

Fall 2017

Math 263 - Intermediate Algebra

CSIS 9 - Programming Fundamental: Python

Spring 2018

Math 13 - Pre-Calculus

CSIS 10A - Programming Methods 1: Java

Enroll in STEM Core at Monterey Peninsula College!

Students who are interested in enrolling in STEM Core should complete the interest form shown below.  For additional information please contact Paige Strickland, Student Support Specialist pstrickland@mpc.edu.


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