STEM matters. Science, technology, engineering and math are the backbone of modern business, medicine, education and nearly every advancement made today—and will continue to increase in importance as the world economy evolves.

Our highly technical, information-based society requires vast numbers of individuals with STEM knowledge and skills. STEM professionals are collaborative, creative problem solvers, and their work shapes the future.

Waubonsee offers several specialties in STEM disciplines, giving students the opportunity to delve deeper into areas of interest and convert that interest into an energizing career.

Curriculum takes students from foundations to specifications. Top-notch faculty have created an advanced, experiential learning environment that engages and challenges students at every level, and learning is elevated in state-of-the-art labs and classrooms.

You’ll find what you need to propel yourself forward into a profession that can change the world.

A career in STEM puts innovation and ingenuity to work, and a Waubonsee degree will inspire achievements that make an impact today and tomorrow.

STEAM Camp Internship Opportunity for Summer 2022!

Through the Waubonsee/Northern Illinois University Noyce Program, students interested in science and/or science education are invited to intern at NIU's annual STEAM Camp, running June 6-Aug. 5! You'll get paid, get college credit and get experience in your field. But hurry — applications are due Tuesday, May 17! 

STEM Stories

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Although I am getting a late start at a degree, I honestly feel that my age gives me an advantage.

Roxana; Earth Sciences
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I went back to my roots, completely inspired by my experience in Professor Voorhees’ class.

Caroline's Story
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It’s [Waubonsee] not a dead end. It’s an education.

Isaí's Story
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We offer opportunities for students to explore... ideas that are not normally presented to students during the first two years of college

Mathematics Department

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Liberal Arts and Sciences Division

Sugar Grove Campus
Science Building, Room 214
(630) 466-2319

Business, Technology, and Workforce Education Division

Sugar Grove Campus
Akerlow Hall, Room 230
(630) 466-2263