The Associate in Science degree in Natural Science at Kapi‘olani Community College prepares students to transfer to four-year institutions. This 60 credit program provides clear, explicit, coherent pathways for students intending to transfer into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors at baccalaureate institutions. The program provides curricula that focus on basic science and mathematics as well as more advanced research and mentoring experiences. The degree provides students with undergraduate research opportunities as they move through STEM curricular pathways. Targeted advising and appropriate course sequencing enable efficient transfer of STEM students.
Potential Careers and Employers
- Careers: Wildlife Outreach, Public Education, Research & Development, lab tech, production technician, natural science manager, natural resource specialist et al.
- Employers: The Hawai‘i Fish Trust, Kauhale Kipaipai/Kamehameha Schools, U.S. Department of Defense
Download forms & documents at the STEM Program Toolbox.
- STEM Program Director: Professor John D. Rand, PhD; Koki‘o Building, Room 202E; 808.734.9433; Fax: 808.734.9151
- STEM Outreach Coordinator: Ms. Keolani Noa; Koki‘o Building, Room 202G; 808.734.9236; Fax: 808.734.9151