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STEM 100 Success Strategies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

1.0 unit.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Intended for students pursuing majors in a STEM discipline. Introduces students to related career choices, academic planning, and college resources. Develops appropriate skills necessary for academic success in a STEM major.

STEM 140 Math & Science Teaching Careers

1.0 unit.
Advisories: ENGL 513 - Writing Skills 3 ; and MATH 311 - Algebra 1
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Course Offered: Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
This course is designed to expose math and science students to successful academic practices as well as the teaching profession. Students will explore a variety of teaching methods by observing local math and science teachers. The course introduces current issues in math and science education. This course requires 15 hours of structured field experience outside of the classroom, including an orientation and placement meeting that will provide students the opportunity to start acquiring required experience hours needed to enter a teaching credential program. Lecture: one hour weekly; Lab: one hour weekly TBA. Not open to students who have completed EDUC 140.