Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

A Pipeline from High School, through LMC, and into Four-Year Colleges and Universities

Los Medanos College STEM:

Here at Los Medanos, we are proud to offer a modern STEM educational experience with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, equipment, and curriculum that have recently been updated across many departments. In addition to this, we offer exclusive opportunities and supports to our STEM students. Information about many of these opportunities can be found right here.

Studying a STEM discipline is both challenging and highly rewarding in a variety of ways. Not only are STEM jobs often interesting, motivating and stimulating, statistically they often pay more as well. For these reasons and more, we welcome our students with enthusiasm and look forward to working with them to achieve their academic and professional goals.

Our Mission:

The mission of STEM at Los Medanos College is to advance the success of all students by providing innovative learning experiences and supporting their development of the skills necessary to prepare them for career opportunities in STEM.

What is STEM:

STEM simply refers to the collection of disciplines that fall into one of the following categories:

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics

STEM education is an acronym for the fields of study in the categories of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The term is typically used in addressing education policy and curriculum choices in schools from kindergarten through college to improve the nation's competitiveness in technology development.

STEM Departments

Biological Sciences
Computer Science
Electrical & Instrumentation Technology (ETEC)
Process Technology Program (PTEC)
Math, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA)