The Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) Area offers a wide variety of courses. We offer coursework for the first two years of many science, math or engineering majors. The Area also offers a variety of courses that support other majors on campus including: Allied Health majors, Ag majors and Liberal/University Studies majors; for a more detailed listing of the programs please see the respective departments.
The Area faculty are committed to helping students attain their educational goals; be it transfer to a four-year school, obtaining an associate’s degree or completing pre-requisites for another program. Our students have successfully transferred to all major universities within California.
Biological science prepares you for transfer to a four-year institution and a career in research, teaching, lab technology, one of the health care professions, or related fields.
The Biotechnology program would include but may not be limited to working as a lab technician, in research or agricultural biotechnology.
The Chemistry program would prepare you for transfer to a four-year university or for entry into an allied health program.
The Associate in Science Degree in Management Information Systems is designed for students pursuing degrees in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, or Management Information Systems.
Computer Tech and Information Systems
The CTIS program introduces you to computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level IT professionals.
Geology/Earth Sciences are intended to help you pursue a degree in teaching as well as to major in geology.
The Engineering department offers a full range of engineering courses for you to transfer to any four-year school to complete your engineering degree.
The Merced College Math Department offers a wide range of math classes – from Basic Arithmetic to Differential Equations.
The Physics department offers a full range of physics coursework that is designed for physics and engineering majors as well as other science majors.
Other Science Classes
See our other Science Class offerings.
Merced Main Campus
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) Main Office
Douglas E KainDean Math Science & Engineering - Area 1Instruction
Angelica T CamposArea Administrative CoordinatorMath Science Engineering