Study Possible Cure for Disease. Design Modern Marvels. Prepare for an Impactful Career in STEM.
STEM programs—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—are essential to our daily lives. From health care and manufacturing to smart devices and cars, we rely on skilled professionals in STEM in ways both big and small.
Gulf Coast State College’s STEM Programs pathway helps you build necessary skills for exciting and fast-growing careers in science, medicine, engineering, and mathematics—as well as many related career paths. Along with the skill sets you’ll build that are relevant to your field, you’ll also develop and strengthen professional skills such as critical thinking, innovative problem-solving, and effective communication.
If you’re interested in a career that lets you positively impact the lives of potentially millions of individuals around the world, explore the STEM programs list to find the degree that’s ideal for you and your career aspirations. Whether you’re interested in earning college credit that counts toward a bachelor’s degree or are looking to immediately find employment, our STEM programs pathway will help you achieve your dreams.
MEET YOUR STEM PATHWAY
Becoming a college student is a major step toward your future, and deciding on a major can feel like a huge decision. Fortunately, we’ve designed an individualized advising program that will help you every step of the way. With 12 unique degree pathways and continuous support once you’ve found the program that interests you most, you’ll have all the resources and tools to excel both academically and professionally at GCSC.
As a student in the STEM programs pathway, you’ll have access to a dedicated Pathway Navigator who will help you settle into campus. As an experienced professional in the STEM field, your Pathway Navigator will also help you understand each degree option in the STEM programs list and find the one that is best suited for you and your goals. Your STEM program Pathway Navigator will also help you find related or alternative pathways at any time if you decide that your degree pathway isn’t right for you.
Your STEM Pathway Navigator is:
Location: SUE Room 208
Current and Returning Students:
**If there are no appointments available, please stop by the Navigation Center Student Union East Room 221.
How career pathways works for you
Explore your options in STEM programs.
Dive into cutting-edge research in health care and medicine in GCSC’s biology, chemistry, and medical courses and programs. Explore advanced topics in mathematics, geology, environmental sciences, and entomology. Your Pathway Navigator can guide you through our exciting STEM programs list to help you find a program that matches your passion and strengths.
Choose your path.
Once you’ve looked at all the degree options in the STEM programs list, you can then narrow your search to think about whether you want an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree. If you’re interested in going on to a bachelor’s degree program, earning an AA in one of our STEM programs will give you a head start by completing the first two years and counting toward some major requirements. If, on the other hand, you want to find a job right away, earning an AS degree will prepare you for the job market and entry position you are interested in. Whatever your goal is, our STEM programs list is filled with courses and degree programs that will set you up for success.
Stay the course.
As you progress through the STEM Program pathway, you’ll be supported by a dedicated team that includes your Pathway Navigator, student advisor, and career coach. Your success is the core of our mission at Gulf Coast. That’s why we provide you with numerous helpful resources to help you on your college journey. Whether you’re looking for academic support, financial aid, or internships and off-campus jobs, we have everything you’ll need.
Achieve success in STEM.
When you earn a degree from one of Gulf Coast’s STEM programs, you lay the foundation for a lifetime of excellence and opportunity. Graduating with your associate’s degree from GCSC can open the door to a wide variety of paths—including bachelor’s programs and careers around the world. Students from our STEM programs pathway have gone on to study at the University of Florida, Florida State University, and the University of Central Florida.
STEM Program Degrees
Our STEM programs list of courses encompasses health sciences, the physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, technology and software, and much more! We are proud of the variety of degree pathways we offer in our STEM programs pathway for curious students seeking a career that will challenge and reward them every day.