Pathway Overview

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Pathway offers a range of exciting and fulfilling career possibilities in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Engineering. You can choose from associate degrees or certificates, with guaranteed course transfer opportunities to Arkansas Tech University, Southern Arkansas University, University of Arkansas, or University of Arkansas Fort Smith.

Degrees and Certificates

Biology

  • Biology, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU at NPC BS in Biology – Pre-Health Option

Chemistry

  • Chemistry, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU BS in Chemistry – Medical Laboratory Science Option
  • Chemistry, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU at NPC BS in Chemistry – Pre-Health Professional-Biochemistry Option

Computer Science

  • Computer Networking, AAS
  • Computer Networking, AAS for Transfer to UAFS BAS (Management and Leadership Emphasis)
  • Computer Networking, TC
  • Computer Science, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU at NPC BS in Computer Science (General)
  • Computer Science, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU BS in Computer Science – Computer Gaming and Animation Design
  • Computer Science, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU BS in Computer Science – Cyber Security and Privacy

Engineering

  • Pre-Engineering, AS-STEM for Transfer to ATU BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Pre-Engineering, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU BS in Engineering
  • Pre-Engineering, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU BS in Engineering-Physics Chemical Engineering Option
  • Pre-Engineering, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU BS in Engineering-Physics Mechanical Engineering Option
  • Pre-Engineering, AS-STEM for Transfer to UA BS in Mechanical Engineering