Science, Mathematics & Engineering

About Science, Mathematics & Engineering (SME)

The Science, Mathematics and Engineering division offers programs, associate degrees and certificates that allow you to gain the skills necessary to succeed in the growing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.  With a variety of fully accredited educational options and our partnerships with industry, our division prepares you to excel in future academic endeavors and in your profession.

SME Scholarships Apply Before the Next Term

Internship/Co-op Program Jobs Available

Available Programs and Courses

The Associate of Science is designed for students who are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university and pursue baccalaureate degree programs such as Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Pre-professional programs , i.e. Medicine, Pharmacy, etc. View Full Program Info
Astronomers use laws of physics, chemistry, biology, and geology to study the Earth as a planet and anything beyond the Earth's atmosphere. Sinclair offers students and out-of-this-world opportunity to learn about astronomy. More Info and Full Class List


Division Contact Info

Department Information
Building 6, Room 112

P: 512-2918

F: 512-2936


Anthony Ponder
Building 6, Room 6112

P: 512-2918


Larraine Kapka
Assistant Dean, Science, Mathematics and Engineering

P: 512-2721


Monica Martin-Frayne
Administrative Assistant II

P: 512-2918


Kim Collins
LSAMP Coordinator

P: 512-2332




What is STEM?

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Is STEM for you?
  • Do you enjoy working with your hands?  Consider a technology program.
  • Are you curious about how things work?  Consider a degree in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or one of the many Engineering Technology programs.
  • Do you enjoy solving problems?  People in STEM careers solve problems every day.
    • Create ideas and applications that become commercialized and yield additional jobs locally and globally.
    • Apply rational and logical thought processes of science, mathematics, technology and engineering design to innovation and invention.
  • Do you want to make peoples' lives better?
    • Engineers improve peoples' lives by providing comfortable environments, smart buildings, renewable energy and much more.
    • Biotechnologists and Biomedical Engineers work in areas related to human health and welfare.
    • Biologists and Chemists work to create new drugs and products that enrich our lives.
    • Technologists work in multiple fields leading to better products and services.
  • STEM job holders earn 11% higher wages than non-STEM job holders.
  • Over the past 10 years, STEM jobs grew three times faster than non-STEM jobs and are expected to grow another 17% by 2018.

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