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.
Degree and Certificate Programs
- Associate In Science, Natural Science with a concentration in Biological Sciences (60 credits)
- Associate In Science, Natural Science with a concentration in Physical Sciences (60 credits)
- Associate In Science, Natural Science with a concentration in Information and Communications Technology (60 credits)
- Associate In Science, Natural Science with a concentration in Engineering (60 credits)
- Certificate of Achievement in Biotechnology (43 credits)
- Certificate of Achievement in STEM Education (37-39 credits)
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
- Maida Kamber Center
- ‘Ilima 104; Monday-Thursday: 8:30am – 4:30pm (unless otherwise specified due to professional development meetings)
Download forms & documents at the STEM Program Toolbox.