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STEM Academy

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​Welcome to SCC's STEM Academy!

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What is SCC's STEM Academy?

  • SCC's STEM Academy is an academic support for students pursuing majors, degrees and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).  
  • Membership is optional and totally voluntary.

What are some of the benefits of joining STEM Academy?

  • Summer Research & Enrichment opportunities only open to STEM Academy students at SCC.
  • Scholarship dollars and awards only open to STEM Academy students at SCC.
  • STEM Pre-selection eligibility: The ability to "pre-select" your STEM courses early and receive priority registration in those courses (NOTE: Only open to STEM Academy students who meet all program requirements each semester).

How Do I Join SCC's STEM Academy?

What are the requirements to join SCC's STEM Academy?

For New Students just beginning coursework at SCC:

  • SCC is your Home Campus
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA overall on your high school transcript
  • Placed into a transfer-level STEM Math course (Math 160/170/180 or 219)
  • Counseling appointment required during your first semester @ SCC
For Continuing Students at SCC to join STEM Academy:
  • SCC is your Home Campus
  • Must have completed at least 10 units of Math/Science coursework within the last year at SCC
  • Maintain a 2.7 GPA minimum
  • Be currently enrolled or already have completed a transfer-level STEM Math course (Math 160/170/180 or 219)
  • Complete a majority of your STEM classes at SCC
  • Counselor appointment required during the semester you join STEM Academy, and every semester thereafter

What are the requirements to ensure I am eligible of "STEM Pre-selection" priority registration?

To remain eligible for STEM Pre-selection (i.e., priority registration in your STEM classes at SCC for each upcoming term), you must complete the following program requirements each semester:

  • Join STEM Academy and maintain program requirements each semester (see above)
  • One 45-minute Counselor appointment required per semester
  • Create a "Transferology" account (go to www.transferology.com and create a free student account. For more details, click here)
  • In addition to the steps above, participate in at least ONE additional STEM workshop or activity offered during the present semester that is STEM Academy-approved.
  • PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to participate in STEM Pre-Selection benefits, you must satisfy all program requirements for each semester that you are a member. Failure to do so during any membership term will result in your STEM Academy membership being terminated at the close of that incomplete term. If your membership is terminated due to failing to meet program requirements for any given term, you are encouraged to re-apply to join STEM Academy during the following semester.  
​What are the current STEM Academy-approved STEM activities being offered this semester?

To remain eligible for STEM Pre-selection, you must create a "Transferology" student account AND complete one of the following approved STEM Workshops during this semester:


STEM WORKSH​OPS - SPRING 2021

Participating in at least one "virtual"/Online STEM Workshop this semester will satisfy one portion of your STEM Academy requirements.  Sign-up links for each workshop provided below:

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  • ​Undergraduate Research Experiences - Summer 2021
    Description: Students will learn about the benefits of applying for undergraduate research experience, CSUF's URE-21 opportunity and gain an understanding of the application requirements. 
    Date: Friday, February 26 from 2:00-3:00pm
    Sign-Up Link: CLICK HERE

  • Enhancing your Interview Skills
    Description: Learn strategies to help you prepare for future interviews in areas of STEM internships, summer research opportunities, and more! 
    Dates: Friday, March 19 from 12:00-1:00pm (CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP)
    - OR - Friday, March 26 from 12:00-1:00pm (CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP)

  • Exploring Careers in Healthcare
    Description: Have an interest in working in healthcare or health professions? Joinus for this workshop to explore the many different health careeroptions. This workshop is great for students considering nursing,medical school, allied health professions, and more!
    Dates: Monday, March 22 from 12:30-1:30pm
    - OR - Wednesday, April 21 from 5:00-6:00pm
    CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE CAREER SERVICES WORKSHOP CALENDAR


  • STEM Transfer Panel
    Description:  Join a conversation with successful transfer students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) as they share their experiences when adjusting from community college to Cal State Fullerton​.
    Dates: Friday, April 16 from 12:00-1:00pm (CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP)
    - OR - Friday, April 23 from 12:00-1:00pm (CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP)