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Catalog 2013-2014 
Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

STEM Studies (A.S.) +

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General Education Requirements 

Program Requirements 

CCV’s associate of science degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Studies will prepare you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in key scientific and technical economic sectors in Vermont. In addition to the general education requirements, the STEM Studies degree includes 23 credits of core program requirements within the fields of science, technology, and math. The program allows the flexibility to pursue your individual goals in fields such as physical science, life science, and pre-engineering. You may fulfill the program requirements through a combination of courses in allied health science, architecture, biology, chemistry, computer information systems, environmental science, mathematics, and physics.

+ This program can be completed fully online.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the STEM Studies program will be able to:

  • apply the vocabulary, foundational theories, and problem-solving methodologies that define scientific literacy and scientific method in the natural world;
  • demonstrate critical and creative thinking and the ability to adapt learning to new and novel situations through collaborative real-world problem solving;
  • apply interdisciplinary strategies of inquiry, logical reasoning, technology, and an appreciation of cultural differences needed to address the challenges of an interconnected and global 21st century;
  • demonstrate academic skills required of all CCV graduates, including competency in writing, information literacy, oral communication, quantitative reasoning; and
  • explore pathways for educational and career development in the student’s field of study. 

Transfer Options:

For more information about special transfer agreements between CCV and other colleges, visit our transfer page.

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General Education Requirements

All associate degrees include completion of general education requirements which, together with program requirements, constitute a minimum of 60 credits. In some cases program requirements also fulfill general education requirements. You may not use a single course to meet two general education requirements.

Core Competencies

Complete at least one course in each of the following:

Areas of Inquiry

Complete at least one course in each of the following:

Integrative Approaches

Complete at least one course in the following:

Complete the following:

Program Requirements

Courses are listed in the order in which we recommend you take them.


* You may use a course to meet both a program requirement and a general education requirement; however, you may not use a single course to meet two general education requirements.

Minimum Total Credits in Degree: 60

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