STEM Majors


​Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)​ fields of study encompass a wide array of majors and careers. 

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, please meet your counselor to discuss options” You’re encouraged to explore other major possibilities!

Science Majors

Embark on an exciting exploration of Science majors where you can learn captivating subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and astronomy, which offer a wealth of knowledge about the natural world.

By studying these disciplines, you'll develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills while gaining a deeper understanding of the wonders around us. 


  • Biology (Micro, Molecular, Botany, Marine, Zoology)
  • Pre-Medicine Biology (Anatomy, Physiology)
  • Neuroscience (Psychology Research)
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Geology
  • Physical Geography
  • Astronomy
  • Physical Anthropology
  • Environmental Studies/Science
  • Solar Energy/Photovoltaic Installation

Technology Majors

Technology Majors encompass the study of cutting-edge tools, techniques, and innovations that shape our modern society.

Whether you're passionate about coding, networking, or designing innovative solutions, studying Technology Majors or Areas of Interest at Santa Monica College will equip you with the knowledge and expertise to thrive in the fast-paced world of technology. 


  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Database Application Developer
  • Web Programmer
  • Computer Information Systems

Engineering​ Majors

Our programs offer a diverse array of disciplines, including civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and more. Engineering Majors  involve the application of scientific principles and innovative thinking to solve real-world challenges and shape the future.

Engineering is crucial to society as it drives technological advancements, infrastructure development, and sustainable solutions. At Santa Monica College, we provide a solid foundation and hands-on experience to prepare you for a rewarding career in engineering. 


  • Biological Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Computer Engineering

Mathematics and Statistics Majors

Our programs offer a rich exploration of mathematical principles, analytical thinking, and statistical analysis. Mathematics and Statistics Majors delve into the intricate world of numbers, patterns, and data interpretation.

Whether you're passionate about pure mathematics or fascinated by data-driven decision-making, studying Mathematics and Statistics Majors equips you with the tools to navigate complex problems and contribute to scientific advancements, business strategies, and technological innovations. 


  • Mathematics Applied/Computational
  • Mathematics Teaching
  • Statistics

The following programs at SMC are currently not eligible for the STEM/MAS Program:

  1. ​Associates Degree in Nursing
  2. Respiratory Therapy