STEM Departments

Biology
Clark College offers the first two years of most Biological Sciences majors: Biology, Botany, Forestry, Genetics, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Wildlife and Zoology. Visit the Resources for Clark Biology Students page.

Chemistry
Clark College's Chemistry Department offers a multifaceted curriculum designed to meet a variety of needsâ??from those of students pursuing a health-related Applied Science Degree to requirements for earning an Associate in Science or an Associate in Arts Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Engineering or Physics.

Computer Aided Design & Drafting
The Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Certificate program prepares the student for entry-level work as a CADD designer/drafter. Clark College currently offers a series of courses in both AutoCAD and SolidWorks, and offers single courses in Rhinoceros and its plug-ins, MicroStation, SketchUp, and ADT.

Computer Science
A wide variety of career opportunities are available to the computer science professionals who are commonly referred to as Software Engineers. At Clark College you can begin your program of study in computer science and be junior ready at Washington State University Vancouver.

Engineering
Clark College's Engineering Department offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to allow students to be junior ready at multiple transfer institutions. Courses offered allow for transfer in Civil, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, Software, Chemical, Biomedical, and many others.

Environmental/Resource Sciences
Clark College offers the first two years of a major in Environmental Science. Depending on specific career objectives, students pursuing a four-year degree in Environmental Science may want to emphasize additional course work in such fields as Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Oceanography or the Atmospheric Sciences.

Geology
Careers in Geology generally require advanced degrees. At Clark College you can begin a program that will lead to advanced degrees at any major university. Job opportunities through private, federal and state agencies exist in Mining, Petroleum, Energy, and Environmental.

Mathematics
(Mathematics departmental website)
The mathematics program at Clark College prepares students for successful study at four-year colleges and universities. At the university level, the student may prepare for a career in industry, government, or teaching. Students who intend to enter the job market before graduate school should have exposure to the natural, social, and applied sciences.

Physics
Physics is the study of the fundamental nature of our universe. This knowledge is applicable to a wide variety of disciplines in the biological and physical sciences, engineering, medicine, and technology. Physics majors can chose from a variety of courses and are encouraged to explore a wide sample of offerings to obtain a well-rounded education.

Surveying
The Land Survey Technician program provides training in surveying of public lands, legal descriptions, subdivision and platting, and introduction to GIS. Experience with equipment with applications to real world problems are presented by licensed professional surveyors.