Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

 

Advance Towards Your Future in STEM

 

STEM Programs

The STEM division prepares students to meet their educational and career goals by providing high-quality and affordable programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics that will lead either to gainful employment or transfer to a four-year college or university.
 
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STEM Mission and Goals

The STEM division supports the mission of HCCC by providing high-quality accessible and affordable programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics that will lead either to gainful employment or transfer to a four-year college or university. A student who successfully completes a STEM program will be able to:

  • Apply the scientific method or the engineering design process to real-world problems with appropriate rigor, accuracy, and precision.
  • Incorporate the scientific and mathematical knowledge they have acquired into their understanding of the world.
  • Successfully complete hands-on tasks safely in a laboratory environment.
  • Work effectively on a team and ethically within a scientific community.
  • Present scientific findings with clarity and confidence in both oral and written formats.
  • Think critically about science, its methods, and its role in society.

A student who successfully completes a STEM general education course will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the scientific method to practical problems.
  • Incorporate the scientific or mathematical literacy they have acquired into their larger understanding of world.
  • Think critically about science, its methods, and its role in society.

STEM faculty foster student success by

  • Creating a learning-centered environment that leads to student engagement.
  • Clearly articulating student learning objectives, providing learning experiences that embody those objectives, and assessing how well students meet objectives.
  • Inspiring and guiding students toward STEM careers and further STEM education.
  • Providing a hands-on environment that educates the body and the senses as well as the mind.
  • Encouraging and facilitating student research and internship opportunities.
  • Advising students about transfer and employment opportunities and assisting students to select an appropriate pathway.
  • Partnering with high schools, transfer partners, and industry to develop and shape pathways for students.
  • Encouraging and fostering critical thinking about science and its place in the world.

STEM Adjunct Faculty

Laboratory Resources

Cybersecurity Center

Women in STEM

Course Catalog PDF STEM Faculty/Staff Career Coach (STEM)

We look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Use one of the links below to start your journey at HCCC!

 
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Contact Information

Dr. Burl Yearwood
Associate Dean of STEM
263 Academy Street, Room S204
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4265
byearwood@hccc.edu
stemprograms@hccc.edu

Daisy Baiza
Administrative Assistant
263 Academy Street, Room S204
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4652
dbaiza@hccc.edu