STEM/MAS Program Application is now CLOSED!
MAS Program Overview
Maximizing Achievement in STEM (MAS) is an academic support program designed to assist students interested in pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) majors/careers.
The MAS program mission is to help students in STEM successfully complete their educational goal at SMC, transfer to ANY baccalaureate program, and/or enter the STEM workforce.
STEM/MAS Program Benefits
Priority registration for classes & select STEM courses
Science-focused transfer counseling, student orientations, & workshops
Peer mentors, STEM lectures & activities
- Access to internship and externship opportunities
Free science & math tutoring
Program Requirements for 2023-24
|Program Orientation||June 28th OR June 29th, 2023 (New Students)|
|STEM Skills Week||August 14 - 18, 2023 (New Students)|
STEM Program Courses :
Counseling 12, Counseling 15 and Science 10
|To be completed within the first year of program participation|
|Counseling Appointments||2 Per Semester|
|STEM Workshops||1 Per Semester|
|Peer Mentor Contacts||2 per semester|
Additional Program Recommendations:
1 STEM Course (minimum) every semester at SMC: Math (non-business), Computer Science, Earth Science, Life Science, Physical Science, Sustainable Technologies, Engineering)
Maintain at least a 2.8 GPA each semester
If you have questions about requirements, call 310-434-3988 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.