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The world recognizes Fredonia graduates for their ability to innovate no matter the challenge. With immersive hands-on learning and state-of-the-art facilities, Fredonia molds visionary STEM leaders.

Our rigorous curriculum combined with personalized guidance from our dedicated faculty equip students to confront challenges with ingenuity. Fredonia's STEM programs produce graduates who are in demand worldwide.

Advantages of Majoring in STEM

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Transferrable Skills

STEM students learn to dissect problems, analyze data, and develop logical reasoning skills. This skillset prepares them for a broad spectrum of careers requiring problem-solving and analytical prowess.

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The beauty of STEM fields is the endless opportunities they offer for exploration and discovery. From understanding the mysteries of the cosmos to unlocking the secrets of the human body, STEM majors dive deep into subjects that pique their curiosity.

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STEM majors architect solutions. The domains of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are all about devising solutions to real-world problems. STEM majors are at the forefront of making a difference.

STEM Builds Skills

With a focus on immersive learning, studying STEM at Fredonia molds students into leaders in the ever-evolving STEM fields.

Students in STEM fields immerse themselves in the core domains of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Through theoretical study and hands-on laboratory research, they unravel the mysteries of the natural world. What unifies STEM is an emphasis on logical reasoning, experimental process mastery, technical communications skills, and collaborative problem-solving through lab work, independent research projects, and interdisciplinary challenges. These rigorously technical programs equip the future scientists, engineers, and innovators solving humanity's greatest challenges.

STEM curricula build expertise in analytical and critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, technical and computer proficiency, and mastering the experimental process. Students gain experience in formulating research questions, designing and executing experiments, analyzing data, and drawing evidence-based conclusions. Overall, STEM programs instill a powerful blend of mental dexterity, hands-on technical skills, and subject matter knowledge that allows graduates to tackle complex, multidimensional challenges across scientific and technical domains.

Students who pursue majors in the STEM fields can look forward to excellent career prospects in today's rapidly evolving job market. As technological innovation continues disrupting industries, the demand for STEM-educated professionals keeps soaring. The rigor of their education, coupled with the scarcity of supply, makes STEM graduates highly sought-after.

Science and engineering roles are projected to experience some of the highest growth rates for employment in the next decade. Fields like biomedical engineering, data science, machine learning, renewable energy, robotics, and computer systems analysis are just some examples where qualified graduates are highly coveted. The insatiable need for talented researchers, developers, and problem-solvers to spearhead cutting-edge advancements is driving this hiring surge.

For motivated students eager to participate in shaping our future technological landscape, pursuing a STEM degree provides an empowering pathway to diverse, enriching career opportunities.

Keep It Inspired

My favorite class is ecological hydrology. It's a relatively new field of study, so learning about it at an undergraduate level is incredibly exciting and it has a whole bunch of practical applications to our everyday life.

— Dominik Zimmer

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